Full Time Contractor
Parker Drilling Houston, TX, USA
Job Description POSITION SUMMARY Utilize mechanical engineering fundamentals to design integrated drilling systems and fit-for-purpose products to support drilling functions. This is an intermediate level position responsible for engineering practices to support the mechanical engineering department on both project and compliance related matters. ESSENTIAL DUTIES & TIME ALLOCATION To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Primary job functions for this position may include the following items: Learn and develop skills and knowledge through assigned tasks. Develop hands-on experience and field exposure. Develop discipline specific technical knowledge. Learn and utilize Parker Drilling's processes and procedures. Create and review engineering and design documentation. Create discipline specific engineering and design document(s) for Technical Service Requests (TSR's) and projects. Review and comment on engineering and design document(s) for Technical Service Requests (TSR's) and projects. Support project controls related to engineering. Secondary job functions for this position may include the following items: Manage others to ensure successful delivery of scope related items. Manage internal engineers and support staff to ensure timely delivery of project documents. Manage external engineers and support staff including subcontractors and consultants to ensure timely delivery of project documents. Manage vendors and fabricators to ensure delivery of equipment, structures and/or rigs. Communication is an essential component of the Mechanical Engineer III job function. Interface with other Parker Drilling business units. Interface with existing and new customers and vendors. Job Requirements Position Specific Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. • A Bachelor's degree in Engineering is required. • A PE or EIT is preferred. • Should have at least 7 years of work experience. • Must be proficient in AutoCAD, Inventor or other 3D CAD design software. • Have knowledge of BOP, topdrive, drawworks, iron roughneck, mud system and other complex drilling system such as Zone Management System and pipe racking system. • Have knowledge of the codes and standards in ASME, ASTM, ABS, API, AWS ASHRAC and other related industries. • Must be proficient with electrical calculation software such as ETAP or SKM. • Have knowledge of diesel generator schematic/interface/control, low voltage switchgear, VFD, power generation and distribution system. • Must be willing to travel nationally and internationally or accept field assignments. • Must be a detail oriented, self-starter and able to work with little supervision while maintaining goals/tasks. • Must have good PC skills to include all MS Office products. • Must have good written and verbal communication skills and be able to effectively communicate with staff, management, customers and vendors. Being multi-lingual is preferred. • Must possess sound reasoning skills and have the ability to follow directions. WORK VALUES Engineers at this position should display and embody the following work values. Willingness to learn and passion for continued improvement through embracement of new assignments and challenges. Hands-on and field activities/exposure. Exposure to projects ranging in size from small to large. Organized and efficient execution of assigned deliverables through timely and correct decision making for self. Schedule familiarization relative to deadlines and associated impacts. Team coordination within the engineering group only. Interfacing with PKD Operations, Business Development, Supply Chain, etc. Introduction to design reviews. Encouragement of team members and engineering group with mentorship and guidance to individual performers. Ownership of high quality technical or professional work from self. Safety of individual actions and designs. Improvement through creativity, innovation, optimization, and efficiency. Accepting company's values with integrity, honesty, and ethics. QUALIFICATIONS An individual must have the following qualifications to perform this job successfully. Bachelor of Science degree in engineering from an accredited university is required. Being a licensed Professional Engineer is preferred. Previous work experience with a drilling contractor or other related company with direct contact to the drilling industry is preferred. The ability to read, write, and speak English is required. Fluency in a foreign language is considered a benefit for this position. Physical Demands The physical demands must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to walk, stoop, kneel, carry, push/pull and use repetitive wrist and hand movements. The employee may be required to lift and/or move objects of up to 25 pounds. Hearing, seeing ability of rapid mental coordination. It is required to be mentally alert for entire regular shift. Work Environment This position may work in various locations - both in the U.S. and internationally. Some locations may be subject to extreme temperatures, hostile environments, civil unrest, etc. Also, travel to and from work location may require extended layovers in unfamiliar locations. Potential for exposure to temperature changes, wetness, confined spaces, chemicals, grease and oil, working with ladder/scaffolds, working with hands in water, and working alone. Parker Drilling will supply adequate training and equipment to meet the functions of the job. Safety Accountabilities • Ensure that personal behaviors and work practices are in line with Company safety standards. • Responsible for safety of self and others in the vicinity to include, but not limited to, employees, vendors and guests. • Provide visible leadership engagement, be aware of housekeeping and take additional safety precautions to ensure no one is put at risk. • Do not take short cuts or unnecessary risks and actively work with others to ensure they take due care and do not put themselves or others at risk. • Ensure all incidents are reported and appropriately investigated in accordance with Company procedure. • As needed, seek advice from HSE representative.
Feb 12, 2020