R&D Electrical Engineer

Date:  Jun 26, 2024


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Be part of an innovative and collaborative team developing downhole and surface well test equipment and control solutions.  This role is responsible for new product development from concept to commercialization by overseeing details from creation of functional specifications through detailed design and field testing.  Under minimal supervision, develop the next generation surface and downhole equipment control solutions.


Required Qualifications:


  • Completion of an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering or similar discipline.
  • Experience with PLC module selection based on system requirements and needs
  • Working knowledge of Siemens SIMATIC S7-300 and S7-1500 family of modules
  • Experience with Siemens TIA Portal
  • Experience writing code in Ladder, SCL, FBD, and Graph
  • Experience with sizing cables, circuit breakers, and fuses
  • Experience working with engineers of other disciplines (such as mechanical engineers) to document processes that a PLC and/or HMI must perform
  • Experience in testing, commissioning, and troubleshooting electrical panels
  • Experience contributing and/or leading Failure Mode & Effects Analysis (FMEA)
  • Detail oriented and strong communication skills



  • Completion of a masters degree in Electrical Engineering or similar discipline is preferred.
  • Experience working on SIL rated systems
  • Siemens Certified Programmer in TIA Portal
  • Siemens Certified Automation Engineer for SIMATIC Safety




Under general supervision, acts as a technical lead on projects, as required, by establishing development plans and approving design documents. Evaluates project risks and provides input to project leads to develop mitigation strategies. Uses engineering tools, test specifications and assessment of Health, Safety and Environment requirements during the design process. Uses software tools or applications to perform routine analysis to predict reliability and performance. Contributes to Halliburton’s Intellectual Property portfolio by delivering innovative and commercially successful solutions. Creates an impactful relationship with Halliburton’s technical community, customers, and vendors by proactively collaborating with key stakeholders. Participates in professional societies in area of specialization. 

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. 




Macaé, RJ - Brazil


Job Details

Requisition Number: 184722 
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time

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