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Senior Hydraulics Engineer

GA Drilling Ltd

GA Drilling Ltd

Other Engineering
Houston, TX, USA
Posted on Sunday, October 22, 2023

Senior Hydraulics Engineer

Place of Business Houston, Texas, US

Employment Fulltime

Turn-out Date asap

Salary Dependent upon experience

Purpose of the job:

Do you have downhole drilling tool experience? Do you want to be part of the Geothermal energy revolution and develop innovative new technologies to drill deeper, hotter, and more cost-effectively than ever before? If the answer is yes to both, come join the team at GA Drilling, a global leader in hard, hot rock drilling, and help make Geothermal Anywhere a reality.

We seek a seasoned Hydraulics Engineer with 10+ years of experience in industrial hydraulic system design and use of hydraulics in downhole drilling tools, sub-sea equipment, or drilling rigs/ships. The ideal candidate will be equally well versed in design, analysis and test of hydraulic/ hydro-mechanical systems and able to excel in a fast paced, start-up type environment.

What we offer:

  • Opportunity to develop unique and innovative technological solutions which have the potential to change the world.
  • The satisfaction of solving challenges associated with making ultra-deep geothermal energy a commercial reality.
  • Be part of an experienced and highly motivated team.
  • Collaborate with the world’s top industry players.
  • Standard industry benefits – 401k, Medical and Paid Time Off

Your job will be:

  • Design and develop drilling tool hydraulic and actuation systems from initial requirements definition, concept schematic, analysis, and simulation to sourcing, building, test validation, optimization, deployment, servicing, and troubleshooting.
  • Design, build and operate equipment in accordance with GA Drilling processes to ensure that it is safe, reliable, and efficient.
  • Use engineering skills and best practice to create designs that meet requirements.
  • Generate quality engineering documentation, including drawings, calculations, procedures, and reports.
  • Collaborating with other development teams to integrate hydraulic systems with mechanical and electrical systems of downhole tools and test equipment.
  • Use analytical skills to derive potential solutions to engineering problems and engineering judgment to recommend the most suitable option.
  • Collaborate with other business functions, including QHSE, procurement, manufacturing, and quality.
  • Collaborate with external suppliers and project partners.
  • Contribute to technical risk management.
  • Support a positive and pro-active HSE culture and ensure that all activities adhere to HSE Policy
  • To be Innovative, Conceptual & Creative within a New Product Introduction environment.

We will be glad to meet you, if you have:

  • 10+ years of relevant hydraulics and actuation experience
  • Experienced in design of complex drilling tools, drilling rigs or sub-sea systems.
  • Full cycle experience – design, build, test, and delivery of complex hydro-mechanical systems
  • Extensive simulation and modelling experience, preferably in Matlab/Simulink
  • Communication, delegation, and teamwork
  • Ability to work independently to execute a project plan based on general direction
  • Ability to offer and receive constructive feedback towards the goal of a better, more reliable product.
  • Analytical thinking, Team Leadership, Pragmatic and able to make decisions based on business priorities.
  • Education – BS / MS Engineering

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