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R&D Mechanical Engineer Surface Equipment - Principal R&D Mechanical Engineer

Date:  Mar 11, 2023

Duncan, OK, US, 73533

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R&D Mechanical Engineer – Surface Equipment


Component Technology – Hydraulics/Fluid Power Systems


Halliburton’s component technology team is focused on researching and developing technology to improve efficiencies, performance and reduce the overall Total Cost of Ownership on specialized well servicing equipment. Mechanical Engineers are responsible understanding and applying general engineering principles for hydraulic components and systems. Mechanical engineers work closely with design engineering teams to conceptualize, design, and test fluid power systems for well servicing surface equipment.


  • Strong communication skills to interact with project team and work with appropriate fluid power manufacturers, vendors, and suppliers to create product specifications
  • Processes data, writes engineering reports, and diagnoses routine hardware malfunctions
  • Applies functional specifications and uses engineering tools to design hardware for product changes and new development
  • Contributes to reliability analysis such as risk assessments, FMEA, etc. By gathering and examining data
  • Coordinates with project leads to deliver on project scope, schedule, and services by assessing input requirements and applying functional specifications
  • Identifies the testing requirement at a component and system level
  • Applies test protocol and procedures by following best practices and complying with internal and / or industry test standards
  • Skills acquired through the completion of degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar discipline and a minimum of bachelor’s degree with two or more years’ related experience or a master’s degree with zero years’ experience
  • Strongly preferred candidates with 4 years’ experience in hydraulic systems experience


Desired Experience/Qualifications include:

  • Ability to select hydraulic components including pumps, motors, valves, hoses, fittings, reservoirs, filters, and pistons to be used in off highway applications
  • Ability to design complex hydraulic systems comprising multiple circuits
  • Knowledge of fluid power principles and operating principles including open, closed, pressure compensated, and load sense circuits
  • Ability to create and understand hydraulic system schematics and product specifications
  • Familiarity with well servicing, heavy equipment, or off highway equipment design preferred


Candidates having qualification that exceed the minimum job requirements will receive consideration for higher-level roles given (1) their experience, (2) additional job requirements, and/or (3) business needs. Depending on education, experience and skill level, a variety of job opportunities might be available from Mechanical Engineer, Senior Mechanical Engineer up to a Principal Mechanical Engineer

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.



2600 South 2nd StDuncanOklahoma73533, United States 


Job Details

Requisition Number: 172258 
Experience Level: Experienced Hire
Job Family: Engineering/Science/Technology
Product Service Line: Production Enhancement 
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time

Additional Locations for this position: 

Nearest Major Market: Lawton
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma