Electrical Engineer – LWD

at Weatherford
Location Houston, Texas
Date Posted May 15, 2024
Category Engineering
Job Type Permanent



Weatherford is a leading global energy services company. Our world-class experts partner with customers to optimize their resources and realize the full potential of their assets. Across our operating locations, including manufacturing, research and development, service, and training facilities, operators choose us for strategic solutions that add efficiency, flexibility, and responsibility to any energy operation.

We are focused on technology development, digital solutions, and defining our footprint in the new energy space. Our ability to provide integrated solutions across our segments will be critical to growth in our core operations and the energy transition.

Energy producers face unique challenges every day, so it is our job to create solutions that enhance safety, streamline operations, and sustain uptime to meet or exceed their targets. We operate across the global energy landscape employing some of the best diverse talent in the industry. At Weatherford, we understand the value each individual brings to the table. We celebrate diversity in all its forms and are immensely proud of our workforce. We invite you to join our passionate, talented, word-class team.

When you join Weatherford, you instantly feel connected to something bigger - a community that is grounded by our core values and driven to create innovative solutions for our customers. We celebrate each other's successes, grow together, and learn from each other constantly. Individually, we are impressive. Together, we are unstoppable. We are One Weatherford.

Weatherford offers competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits program and provides you a challenging and enriching career path, with a healthy balance of structure and flexibility to chart your own course.

Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


Weatherford is hiring an Electrical Engineer for our West Hardy Road location in North Houston. The Electrical Engineer will be working within a supportive, inclusive team in a fast-paced, progressive environment. Weatherford provides training, excellent benefits, and fantastic career progression.

This role will lead the development of electronics for a new downhole LWD tool. The candidate should have experience in the design of digital, power, and analog circuit designs, and a solid understanding of electrical circuit theory. Downhole tool (MLWD and/or wireline) circuit design experience is preferred. This role will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to execute challenging engineering projects to plan. This role requires a candidate that can produce creative and efficient designs to meet product requirements and take ownership of the performance and reliability of those designs. It will involve a wide variety of tasks, including requirements definition, conceptual design, project planning, prototyping and testing, troubleshooting, failure analysis, and product documentation. Directing the work of other engineering and technical staff may be required.


  • Minimum 6+ years related experience
  • Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Experience in the design of digital, power, and analog circuit designs, and a solid understanding of electrical circuit theory
  • Downhole tool (MLWD and/or wireline) circuit design experience
  • Experience managing new product development of downhole tools is preferred

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