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Research Engineer position at Baker Hughes

Baker Hughes has an opening for Research Engineer position at its Woodlands, TX office as described below. Please visit the Baker Hughes careers web site for more information and for applying. 

Baker Hughes is third largest Oilfield Services company and was listed in America’s top 10 most innovative companies (read the article ).  The Woodlands, TX is one of the best places to live around Houston.


Dynamics/Mechanics Research Engineer (Job Number: 1119750) 

Role Synopsis

Baker Hughes is seeking an experienced Research Scientist with a Mechanics/Dynamics background to join their team in The Woodlands, TX.  

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities

  • Plan and conduct research, design and development of standard research assignments
  • Perform testing to assist technical support teams/projects with product development
  • Assignments can be a significant portion of a larger project
  • May be the lead Scientist on smaller projects with some functional supervision
  • Usually works with minimum supervision, conferring with superior on unusual matters
  • Assist in project planning and review
  • May participate in customer interface with or without team leader
  • Select scientific techniques to solve problems and makes sound recommendations
  • Assess results for applicability, validity and conformance to specifications
  • Handle special projects as assigned

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Scientific discipline 4-6 yrs experience, Masters Degree and 2-4 yrs experience, or PhD and 0-1 yrs experience
  • Background in mechanics/dynamics
  • Data/signal processing with MATLAB
  • Data handling for example utilizing CoPilot, DataBit data
  • Willingness to travel up to 5-10% of the time

 Desired/Preferred Qualifications

  • Prefer MSc level education and up to 3 years experience
  • Dynamics experience outside oil and gas or BHA and drill string design experience with dynamics background
  • Intermediate analytical skills
  • Ability to communicate well individually and in team environment
  • Developed knowledge of sciences

Company Overview

Baker Hughes serves the worldwide oil and natural gas industry with reservoir consulting and products and services for drilling, formation evaluation, completion and production. We are a leading provider for high-performance technology that creates value from oil and gas reservoirs. Virtually every product and service we provide is designed to lower costs, reduce risk or improve productivity during activities directly related to hydrocarbon extraction, advancing reservoir performance. Baker Hughes operates in over 90 countries serving independent, international and national oil companies. Our service network is organized into 23 Geomarkets operating in 9 regions and 2 hemispheres. Region and Geomarket management teams work to understand customer needs and coordinate delivery of individual products and comprehensive service solutions that include the right Baker Hughes technologies for the project. Baker Hughes is an Equal Employment Affirmative Action Employer.  

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