Senior Hydraulics Engineer

Miesto práce Houston, Texas, US

Druh pracovného pomeru Fulltime

Termín nástupu asap

Ponúkaný plat (brutto) Dependent upon experience

Purpose of the job:

Do you have downhole drilling tool experience? Do you want to be part of the Geothermal energy revolution and develop innovative new technologies to drill deeper, hotter, and more cost-effectively than ever before? If the answer is yes to both, come join the team at GA Drilling, a global leader in hard, hot rock drilling, and help make Geothermal Anywhere a reality.

We seek a seasoned Hydraulics Engineer with 10+ years of experience in industrial hydraulic system design and use of hydraulics in downhole drilling tools, sub-sea equipment, or drilling rigs/ships. The ideal candidate will be equally well versed in design, analysis and test of hydraulic/ hydro-mechanical systems and able to excel in a fast paced, start-up type environment.

What we offer:

  • Opportunity to develop unique and innovative technological solutions which have the potential to change the world.
  • The satisfaction of solving challenges associated with making ultra-deep geothermal energy a commercial reality.
  • Be part of an experienced and highly motivated team.
  • Collaborate with the world’s top industry players.
  • Standard industry benefits – 401k, Medical and Paid Time Off

Your job will be:

  • Design and develop drilling tool hydraulic and actuation systems from initial requirements definition, concept schematic, analysis, and simulation to sourcing, building, test validation, optimization, deployment, servicing, and troubleshooting.
  • Design, build and operate equipment in accordance with GA Drilling processes to ensure that it is safe, reliable, and efficient.
  • Use engineering skills and best practice to create designs that meet requirements.
  • Generate quality engineering documentation, including drawings, calculations, procedures, and reports.
  • Collaborating with other development teams to integrate hydraulic systems with mechanical and electrical systems of downhole tools and test equipment.
  • Use analytical skills to derive potential solutions to engineering problems and engineering judgment to recommend the most suitable option.
  • Collaborate with other business functions, including QHSE, procurement, manufacturing, and quality.
  • Collaborate with external suppliers and project partners.
  • Contribute to technical risk management.
  • Support a positive and pro-active HSE culture and ensure that all activities adhere to HSE Policy
  • To be Innovative, Conceptual & Creative within a New Product Introduction environment.


We will be glad to meet you, if you have:

  • 10+ years of relevant hydraulics and actuation experience
  • Experienced in design of complex drilling tools, drilling rigs or sub-sea systems.
  • Full cycle experience – design, build, test, and delivery of complex hydro-mechanical systems
  • Extensive simulation and modelling experience, preferably in Matlab/Simulink
  • Communication, delegation, and teamwork
  • Ability to work independently to execute a project plan based on general direction
  • Ability to offer and receive constructive feedback towards the goal of a better, more reliable product.
  • Analytical thinking, Team Leadership, Pragmatic and able to make decisions based on business priorities.
  • Education – BS / MS Engineering

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