Sr. Project Engineer- Electronics- Prototype Downhole Board Design and Motor Control

January 13, 2021
Houston, TX
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Weatherford is the leading wellbore and production solutions company. Operating in more than 80 countries, the Company answers the challenges of the energy industry with its global talent network of approximately 20,000 team members and 600 locations, which include service, research and development, training, and manufacturing facilities. Visit for more information or connect on LinkedInFacebookTwitterInstagram, or YouTube.

We’re looking to the future with a clear vision and a strong mission.

Our goal is to address the headwinds facing the industry, revolutionize the oilfield with digital technology, integrated solutions, and world-class talent.

We accept every challenge for the benefit of our Company, our industry, and the world. Our technology leadership delivers solutions that rise to every occasion, supply the best outcomes in each operation, and give power to all customers.

Weatherford offers competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits program and opportunities for on-going training and career development. VEVRAA Federal Contractor – Priority Referral Requested.

Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer Females/ Minorities/ Veterans/Disabled and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


This is a senior level position. Technical expert, leading in the design of new/existing products and projects. Evaluates and optimizes solutions on products, parts, or processes for cost efficiency and reliability. Oversees the work of other design engineers. Works with other members of the engineering staff to ensure that projects/products are is completed in a timely manner. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others.

Conduct analog and digital printed circuit board design for various application needs. Work with eCAD designer to develop printed board designs. Design and generate electrical component and lab instrumentation test system designs. Develop detailed test verification procedures. Work with electrical and mechanical technicians to build and test designed systems. Develop and test various breakout boxes and digital/analog sensor emulation systems. Perform electrical evaluation/selection of instrumentation (pressure transducers, flow meters, motor gearbox assemblies, RTDs, Thermocouples, etc.). Troubleshoot and repair existing test systems. Perform other duties as required and assigned.


Prior experience with electrical schematic entry and printed circuit board layout tools such as Altium Designer.

Prior experience with Microcontroller board design and associated Embedded software development environments.

Familiar with data interface protocols and associated hardware such as Ethernet, RS232, RS422, RS485, I2C, SPI etc.

Experience with test hardware such as oscilloscopes, multi-meters, logic analyzers, function generators, electronic load banks, power supplies, power analyzers.

Prior experience in design and test of stepper and brushless DC-DC control.

Prior experience with cable design.

Prior experience in design and test of analog instrumentation systems.

Proficient in MS Office programs, particularly MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, OneNote and Outlook.

Excellent communication and organizational skills and the ability to work in a team environment


Minimum 5-8+ years related experience 

Must have Engineering Degree

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