Mechanical Design Engineer (22192) Calgary, Canada

One of the largest oilfield services companies, Weatherford operates in more than 100countries and employs more than 50,000 people worldwide. With a product and service portfolio that spans the life cycle of a well— drilling, evaluation, completion, production and intervention— and a robust research and development effort, we are well positioned to meet the ever-evolving needs of the oil and gas industry. Turn to Weatherford for attentive service and Tactical Technology™ designed to maximize the value of your oil and gas assets. The change will do you goodSM

The successful candidate for the position of Mechanical Design Engineer will be a part of the Mechanical Design Team, involved in Technical Projects and Technical Support activities for Iron Derrickman® pipe handling systems.

Duties and Responsibilities

  •     Assist in the design of equipment  based on established engineering principles.
  •     Prepare and compile designs, calculations, drawings and BOMs.
  •     Assignments may include application design/planning, product enhancements, failure analysis and processing design changes ECR/ECNs.
  •     Provide engineering support to other departments.
  •     Visits to the field may be required, including international travel.


  •     Completion of a Mechanical Engineering degree from an accredited institution
  •     Professional Engineer or E.I.T. with membership in APEGGA,


  •     Excellent written and verbal communication skills,
  •     3 to 6 years prior mechanical design experience,
  •     Experience in the design of mobile equipment, preferably oil well drilling related,
  •     Demonstrated experience with machine design,
  •     An understanding of oilfield drilling practices,
  •     An understanding of hydraulic systems and/or PLCs is an asset,
  •     Proficient with Pro/ENGINEER and/or Solidworks
  •     Experience with PDM software considered an asset.


Weatherford offers a competitive compensation and benefits upon hire; including 3 weeks vacation to start, RRSP matching, a health spending account and opportunities for on-going training and career development.