Mechanical Engineer

Location: Houston, TX

Department: Engineering

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Job Function:

Develop, prepare and complete master drawings of SolidWorks part models, assembly models, drawings, notes and specifications to accomplish clear design intent and manufacturability of Gyrodata, Inc.’s products

Essential Duties:

  • Apply sound design logic and judgment to create innovative solutions to design problems, complex equipment and design layouts of related downhole tool components, assemblies, schematics and systems
  • Perform engineering calculations and design checks in order to meet application requirements and verifies all calculations to minimize errors
  • Assemble and check parts/models for accuracy and proper fit
  • Oversee quality of drafting in design documentation
  • Analyze engineering sketches, specifications and related data and drawings to determine design factors such as size, shape and arrangement of parts
  • Responsible for detailed multi-view drawings of machine parts, subassemblies and final assemblies
  • Verify tolerance for proper function of equipment
  • Apply expertise of manufacturing, production processes, operations and maintenance practices to designs
  • Work to maximize cost containment, efficiency, profitability of operations
  • Serve as resident expert in design processes
  • Other duties and projects as assigned
  • Use skills and experience to collaborate and innovate Engineering Department projects

HSE Function:

Comply with applicable safety standards and maintain a safe working environment

QA Function: 

Comply with applicable quality assurance standards

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of down hole engineering experience. 
  • Strong written and oral English communication skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science or Mechanical Engineering from an accredited 4 year college or university or 10+ years applicable experience
  • Excellent math and algebra skills required for engineering calculations
  • Familiarity with GD&T, ISO and API compliance regulations, codes and standards
  • Experience with oil field equipment
  • Competency in using 3D CAD Software 
  • Ability to read, review and interpret manufacturing and electrical designs, drawings and schematics
  • Ability to accurately produce manufacturing designs, drawings, schematics and other engineering documentation
  • Ability to manage multiple projects/tasks and requests information and prioritize to ensure timely completion of all tasks
  • Ability to find or generate information as needed for completions of job or project
  • Ability to use Solid Works and CAD Software
  • Ability to use a computer for accessing and sending e-mail, opening and revising documents, accessing internet and using web-based Gyrodata, Inc. systems, including SharePoint, Agresso and ability to use Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications:

Combination of education and experience

Working Conditions:

The job is performed in an office and shop or warehouse environment with some exposure to safety hazards, potentially including cold, heat, noise, machinery, electricity and chemicals that may require wearing protective equipment and compliance with specific safety protocols. The job requires physical exertion including sitting, standing, walking, lifting up to sixty (30) pounds, carrying, pushing, pulling, kneeling, squatting and a range of physical motion. The job requires operation of tools, machinery, equipment, computers and telephones. The job requires following written and oral instructions, attention to detail, ability to multitask, ability to work with others and ability to meet deadlines. The job requires following established policies and procedures, meeting quality and safety standards and regular attendance. The job requires making decisions based on experience and knowledge without supervision and requires responsibility for results.

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