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Lead Engineer - Houston, Texas

Company: Precision Drilling

Location: Houston, Texas

 

Summary

The Lead Engineer is responsible to apply knowledge, experience, and available resources in the development and application of equipment or processes in an ethical and professional manner. Responsibilities include:

 

Responsibilities

  • Leading regional Engineering projects while collaborating with other departments (e.g. Operations, Purchasing, Manufacturing, Marketing, HSE, EAM, Technology Projects, etc.) to ensure project success with seamless quality of engineering solutions;
  • Planning and evaluating progress to meet Engineering department objectives as established in conjunction with Precision operations;
  • Developing, reviewing, evaluating, and recommending upgrades to existing equipment and practices;
  • Evaluating various mechanical products under consideration for purchase to determine their efficiency and cost-effectiveness;
  • Coordinating and leading projects, making detailed plans to accomplish goals and directing the integration of technical activities throughout the organization;
  • Concept and design analysis with creation of comprehensive detailed fabrication packages;
  • Analysis of operational data with process reviews to create efficiencies, improve turnaround times, and optimize safe, reliable equipment function;
  • Responsible for delivering project plans, costing, and coordinating the efforts of other engineers, technicians, designers, and drafters to support cross-functional collaboration;
  • Creating and maintaining comprehensive project documentation;
  • Ensuring that designs are safe, efficient, effective, and able to be manufactured;
  • Accountable for mid to large scale projects with project management, and quality control duties;
  • Conducting final inspections, with a team approach to commissioning oversight and final sign-offs;
  • Ensuring ongoing compliance with local, national, and international standards and legislation; and,
  • Various other duties and special projects as assigned by the Manager

 

Knowledge & Skills

Strong communication skillset, with the ability to create viable options & derive decisions;

Strong work ethic and positive team attitude;

Ability to converse and collaborate with multiple departments spanning multi-disciplinary skillsets;

Working knowledge of relevant legislative compliance;

Highly motivated, self-directed individual capable of multi-tasking, and working with minimal supervision;

Ability to travel as out of office work is required;

 

Education

University degree in Mechanical Engineering with regional Professional Engineering status accreditation

 

Experience

10+ years direct work experience with drilling rigs, drilling components & drilling equipment design.

High level of proficiency with Autodesk Inventor, and Microsoft Office software is essential;

Experience with other 3D software, FEA, Ansys, and Safi is an asset;

Practical experience with drilling rig equipment;

 

Benefits

401(k) matching up to 5%

Group Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision)

Health Savings Account (Employer Contributions)

Life Insurance, AD&D & Disability

Telemedicine Services

Employee Assistance Program

Employee Share Purchase Plan

Employee Incentive Plan

3 Weeks Annual Vacation

2 Weeks Annual PTO


Nearest Major Market: Houston