US Houston: Discipline Lead (Senior - Manager)

Date: Jun 23, 2019

Location: 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.


Discipline Lead – Position Description

Lead a multi-disciplinary team focused on implementation of diagnostics and decision making solutions for fracturing operations.


The multi-disciplinary team consists of 10-20 subject matter experts in areas ranging from sensor physics, data collection, data interpretation, modeling, automation, control and decision algorithms for controlling surface equipment.  The team’s objective is to deliver business solutions in collaboration with modeling, data analytics, automation, control and surface efficiency teams.


Expectations and work duties:

  • Selects talent for the work:  Evaluates and selects the best talent for the work to ensure a match between work requirements and individuals.
  • Sets performance objectives:  Collaboratively works with employees and teams to set meaningful performance objectives and identifies measures for evaluating successful objectives completion.
  • Identifies competencies:  Collaboratively works with employees and teams to identify the competencies and skills required to successfully achieve objectives.
  • Creates a learning environment:  Helps provide training and development as needed; ensures that opportunities for development are available; offers to help employees and teams overcome obstacles to learning.
  • Encourages teamwork:  Looks for and capitalizes on opportunities to motivate, celebrate and reward successful team performance.
  • Provides team support:  Provides time for the team; helps to keep the team on track; offers ongoing guidance and support.
  • Tracks performance:  Implements a system or uses techniques to track performance against established objectives and to track the development and/or improvement of appropriate competencies and skills.
  • Evaluates performance:  Conducts ongoing feedback discussions with an employee and teams to discuss their progress toward objectives and performance to date; evaluates competency and skill development and/or improvement.
  • Prioritizes:  Identifies more versus less critical activities and tasks; adjusts priorities when appropriate.
  • Makes preparations:  Ensures that required equipment and/or materials are in appropriate locations so that own and others’ work can be done effectively.
  • Schedules:  Effectively allocates own time to complete work; coordinates own and others’ schedules to avoid conflicts.
  • Stays focused:  Uses time effectively and prevents irrelevant issues or distractions from interfering with work completion.
  • Delegates responsibility:  Clearly communicates responsibilities to employees, including level of decision-making authority and any required actions and/or deadlines.
  • Ensures consistency:  Drives consistent execution of key processes to ensure operational excellence.
  • Clarifies the action needed:  Clarifies the problem and the solution and makes sure that employees clearly understand the new plan of action.
  • Commits to action:  Implements action to resolve the problem within a reasonable time period.
  • Maintains relationships:  Implements ongoing effective ways to keep the lines of communication and collaboration open with others.
  • Maintains the self-confidence and self-esteem of others:  Acknowledges others ideas, opinions and contributions; expresses confidence in others talents; demonstrates respect for people at all levels.
  • Subject matter experience with fiber optic and electrical sensors, diagnostics, automation, controls, fracturing equipment, down-hole sensor deployment and upstream oil & gas applications desirable.



  • Skills are typically acquired through an undergraduate degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Material Science, Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent degree, and minimum of 10 years experience or through 14 years of related experience. Incumbents at this level will usually hold a certification as a Licensed/Chartered Professional Engineer.
  • A candidate will have a MSc or PhD in a relevant field with proven experience in managing teams and project is preferred.
  • Candidates having qualifications that exceed the minimum job requirements will receive consideration for a 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
Halliburton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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


Job Details

Requisition Number: 73262 
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

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