Mechanical Engineer (Principal - Senior Advisor)

Date:  Sep 18, 2023

Houston, TX, US, 77032

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.



Essential duties & responsibilities:

  • Develop state-of-the-art controls & automation systems technology.
  • Design Software and implement automation system networks, including specifying communications protocols, communications media, and associated hardware.
  • Conduct hardware & software verification and validation.
  • Able to travel (40% +) to Manufacturing location (Duncan) and remote oil field location across US.


Education / Experience / Knowledge:

  • Skills acquired through the completion of an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering or similar discipline and 2 years of related experience. Completion of a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering or similar discipline is preferred.
  • Prefer Minimum of master’s degree (electrical, mechanical, chemical, or aerospace engineering) with 2 to 10 years control systems engineering experience or related/applicable experience. 
  • 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.
  • Strong experience with National Instruments Hardware cRIO, Sb-RIO, PXI, and Software - LabVIEW, TestStand, LabWindows. NI CLD or CLA is preferred but not required.
  • Proven experience in the development of advanced controls systems and Human Machine Interface (HMI) including National Instruments, PLC-based systems including model-based predictive and corrected parameter controls.
  • 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 LabVIEW, Test Stand, LabWindows/CVI, Standard PLC Systems, Microsoft Visual Studio, C#, and C++,, and Matlab/Simulink. NI CLD or CLA is preferred but not required.
  • 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.
  • Skills acquired through the completion of an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar discipline and 10 years of related experience. Completion of a masters or doctoral degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar discipline is preferred.


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 skills a variety of job opportunities might be available for the Mechanical Engineer (Principal – Senior Advisor)

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.



3000 N. Sam Houston Parkway E.HoustonTexas77032, United States 


Job Details

Requisition Number: 172456 
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: Houston

Job Segment: Testing, Technology