US Duncan/Houston: Advanced Controls Systems Engineer

Date: Jul 14, 2019

Location: Duncan, OK, US, 73533

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.


In this role, you will be responsible for the development of new automation and controls technology for Halliburton’s Production Enhancement and Cementing Product Service Lines (PSL). You will develop state-of-the-art technology solutions for some of the most challenging problems in oil & gas to improve operational efficiency, lower costs, and maximize well productivity.  You will need to be creative, dynamic, passionate, and data-driven with the ability to effectively communicate and influence the team to deliver best-in-class technology.


This position will sit in Houston, Texas


Essential duties & responsibilities:

  • Develop state-of-the-art controls & automation systems technology.
  • Design and implement automation system networks, including specifying communications protocols, communications media and associated hardware.
  • Conduct hardware & software verification and validation.


Education / Experience / Knowledge:

  • Minimum of Master’s degree (electrical, mechanical, chemical, or aerospace engineering) with 3 to 10 years control systems engineering experience or related/applicable experience.  PhD degree is highly desired but not required.
  • Past experience in oil & gas and power generation preferred.  Experience in large-scale industrial processes (chemical, pharmaceutical, oil & gas refining) is essential to be successful in this role.
  • Proven experience in the development of advanced controls systems and Human Machine Interface (HMI) including PLC-based systems including model-based predictive and corrected parameter controls including the application of plant level modeling.
  • Strong background and experience in signal processing and analysis, control systems, system dynamics, and associated mathematics and computation.
  • Experience with system identification and estimation techniques.
  • Experience with data acquisition and measurement systems.


Competencies, skills, and abilities:

  • Ability to program in Microsoft Visual Studio, C# and C++,, LabVIEW, LabWindows/CVI, and Matlab/Simulink, Matlab/Simscape, and industry standard PLC systems.
  • Expertise implementing National Instrument cRIO, Siemens PCS7 and/or Allen Bradley control systems.  Experience in other system platforms will be considered.
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical and mechanical drawings and diagrams, electrical schematics, piping and instrument drawings (P&IDs), flow charts and cause and effect diagrams.


Additional Opportunities:

  • Candidates having qualifications 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 for a Sr. R&D Electrical Engineer, Principal R&D Electrical Engineer up to an Advisor R&D Electrical Engineer.



Halliburton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



2600 South 2nd StDuncanOklahoma73533, United States 


Job Details

Requisition Number: 69754 
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

Job Segment: Machinist, Manufacturing