Senior Mechanical Engineer
- Houston, TX, USA
Sercel designs and manufactures high-tech solutions for subsurface exploration. Capitalizing on its world-leading position in the seismic acquisition industry for over 60 years, Sercel also provides innovative solutions for structural monitoring, defense and underwater acoustics applications.
With a strong reputation for quality and a recognized industrial process, Sercel’s employees pride themselves in delivering highly productive equipment that operates reliably and efficiently in even the most adverse conditions.
Our secret is simple: we listen to our customers, we understand their unique needs, and we invest in the research and development necessary to design the solutions that fulfill their most demanding requirements.
Reporting directly to the Engineering Manager, designs, documents, builds and tests advanced mechanical components for use in electromechanical downhole tools for the oil and gas industry under high temperature and high-pressure wellbore conditions.
Uses creativity, foresight, and mature judgment in developing new products and solving complex mechanical engineering problems. Makes decisions and recommendations that have an important impact on organizational objectives.
Works independently and simultaneously on several projects of difficult scope with unique features. Develops standards and guidelines to increase efficiencies and productivity. Leads the organization in a particular area of technical expertise.
In this role, the engineer will be a key contributor for product roadmap definition, and technology selection of mechanical assemblies.
Their ability to collaborate on multi-disciplinary teams and work on multiple projects of moderate size and scope will be key. They design and conduct advanced experiments, as well as analyze and interpret the data. They formulate and solve problems with minimal consulting. They prepares complete project documentation (e.g. specifications, part drawings, product assemblies, project schedules, etc.)
They receive minimal supervision and guidance in achieving overall project objectives and goals. They work independently and with other groups to analyze and solve critical issues.
Possesses effective oral and written communication skills as displayed in interactions with peers, executive staff and vendors. Represents the organization in communications with customers. Visits customers and troubleshoots field issues by making field trips if needed.
- Excellent technical writing
- Ability to handle vendors partnerships and conflicts
- Customer orientation
- Superior verbal, written and listening skills
- Basic skill in creating and executing project plans
- Analytical, problem solving, detailed, personable, industrious
- BS degree in Mechanical Engineering with 8 years’ experience within the Mechanical discipline
- Minimum 5 years’ mechanical design experience for downhole electrical/electromechanical tools
- Experience in Oil and Gas well completions
- Expertise in Creo, Solid Edge and ANSYS software
- Proven experience in design for manufacturing and machining of HPHT housings and seals
- Experience with Electrical Submersible Pump systems
- Experience in the overall Artificial Lift domain
- Experience working in multi-cultural teams and across different time-zones
Work Authorizations/Security Clearance:
Employee must be eligible to receive deemed exports as defined by U.S. Export Administration (“EAR”) or EAR-controlled technology.
Employees’ nationality, citizenship and/or residency status is sought solely for export control compliance purposes, and will not be used to unfairly discriminate in the hiring process.
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