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Principal Electrical Engineer

Date:  Sep 24, 2021

Alvarado, TX, US, 76009

We are looking for the right people — people who want to innovate, achieve, grow and lead. We attract and retain the best talent by investing in our employees and empowering them to develop themselves and their careers. Experience the challenges, rewards and opportunity of working for one of the world’s largest providers of products and services to the global energy industry.



Job Description:


Under broad direction, analyzes, modifies, designs, tests, and supports electrical and/or electronic hardware and/or firmware for downhole tools and surface systems. This may include analog and digital circuitry, power transmission and distribution, signal and communications systems. Incumbent may work on multiple projects and/or projects of great complexity requiring independent application of advanced engineering techniques. Considered a subject matter expert in the application of standard electrical/electronic components. Diagnoses instrument and electrical and/or electronic system problems. Services, troubleshoots, repairs and/or replaces and maintains instrument and electrical and/or electronic components in surface and downhole equipment. Independently performs analytical troubleshooting, repair and maintenance of electrical and/or electronic systems. May independently develop, test and debug firmware for Microprocessor/Micro-controller/DSP system. Develops specifications, process study, research investigations, and report preparation. Provides technical guidance and leadership to other personnel involved in developing new approaches to problems encountered. At this level individual demonstrates creativity, foresight, and mature engineering judgment in anticipating and solving engineering problems in the most efficient and economical manner. Incorporates reliability, HSE and Quality analysis techniques during the design and testing process. Complies with and leads HSE and Service Quality requirements. Job role contributes to value creation.


JRC seeks a solutions oriented technical professional with electrical/electronics experience to support manufacturing of complex electromechanical assemblies. This position supports manufacturing operations for surface and downhole wireline equipment:


  • Independently diagnoses instruments, PCBs, and electrical and/or electronic system problems. Services, troubleshoots, repairs, replaces, and maintains instrument and electrical and/or electronic components.
  • Interprets component and system level test results for tool validation or troubleshooting.  May develop, select, or implement testing processes or equipment.
  • Selects critical tool manufacturing data for collection and analysis; analyzes data and applies statistical principals to support manufacturing of tools and systems.
  • Documents manufacturing processes using Dozuki, identifies and executes digitalization opportunities.
  • Implements tool status tracking methods to predict completion dates and minimize downtimes between processes.




  • Skills typically acquired through the completion of an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering or similar discipline, and 7 years of related experience.


Preferred experience:


  • Completion of a Masters in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering or similar discipline is preferred.
  • Certification as a Licensed/Chartered Professional Engineer is also preferred.
  • Previous experience in design, manufacture, and/or use of either Neutron Generator (RMT-I & TMD3D) or hostile tools
  • SAP routing and methods experience
  • Project management experience
  • Experience launching a new product or implementing a major revision


Halliburton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, sex/gender, sexual preference/ orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, national origin, or any other status protected by law or regulation.



2001 Interstate 35, Alvarado, Texas, 76009, United States


Job Details

Requisition Number: 100702  
Experience Level: Experienced Hire 
Job Family: Engineering/Science/Technology 
Product Service Line: Supply Chain Mgmt  
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time

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Compensation Information
Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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