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R&D Mechanical Engineer - Chassis/Structural Engineer

Date:  Jan 24, 2023


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Sr. R&D Mechanical Engineer – Surface Equipment

Component Technology – Chassis/Structural Engineer

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. Chassis engineers are responsible for understanding and applying general engineering principles for trailer chassis design and analysis. Mechanical engineers work closely with design engineering teams and vendors to conceptualize, design, and test trailer frames and skids for well servicing surface equipment.

  • Strong communication skills to interact with project team and work with appropriate trailer manufacturers and vendors to create the necessary 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, 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 6 years’ related experience is preferred

 Desired Experience/Qualifications include:

  • Familiarity with DOT regulations to ensure trailer designs comply for axle weight, spacing, and overall trailer dimensions
  • Ability to perform tractor/trailer weight analysis and calculations
  • Ability to calculate stress/strain within trailer frames and validate calculations using CAE tools including ANSYS
  • Knowledge of high strength steels used in trailer chassis and/or skid frames
  • 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 eductation, experience and skill level, a variety of job opportunities might be available from Senior Mechanical Engineer, Principal Mechanical Engineer up to the Advisor Mechanical Engineer


Halliburton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


2600 South 2nd St, Duncan, Oklahoma, 73533, United States 

 Job Details

Requisition Number: 174259
Experience Level: Experience Hire
Job Family: Engineering/Science/Technology
Product Service Line: Production Enhancement 
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time - Hybrid