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Mechanical Engineer I

Company: Nabors Industries
Location: Houston
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:


Are you seeking an opportunity to show your exceptional skills and knowledge? Are you looking for a company which provides you with dynamic and challenging work environment every single day? If yes, look no further...we are seeking individuals who are skilled, knowledgeable, and ready to work in a fast-paced environment to deliver top notch solutions to cater business needs.

About Nabors

Nabors is a leading provider of advanced technology for the energy industry. With operations in about 20 countries, Nabors has established a global network of people, technology and equipment to deploy solutions that deliver safe, efficient and responsible hydrocarbon production. By leveraging its core competencies, particularly in drilling, engineering, automation, data science and manufacturing, Nabors aims to innovate the future of energy and enable the transition to a lower carbon world.

Canrig Drilling Technology provides equipment, tools, services, and software products to global customer base, improving the safety and efficiency and environmental footprint of operations. Our workforce, like our technology, is rapidly expanding.


The mechanical engineer designs and develops new products using sound engineering principles. He/she proposes modifications and solutions to problems with existing products. The mechanical engineer performs various engineering calculations including stress analysis. He/She creates bills of material and assembly instructions.

--- Model mechanical design concepts using 3D Parametric software
--- Perform engineering calculations as required.
--- Perform Finite Element Analysis as needed.
--- Check drawings produced by designers and drafters
--- Prepare assembly instructions
--- Prepare bills of material
--- Provide technical support to Quality, Manufacturing and Marketing
--- Interface with vendors and provide technical support
--- Participate in company safety meetings and safety awareness
--- Perform tolerance stack-up verification
--- Other duties maybe assigned



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

--- Bachelor's degree (or equiv.) in mechanical engineering with 0-6 years relevant engineering experience.

--- Ability to read, comprehend and write in English.
--- Ability to effectively present technical information, to colleagues, customers and vendors.

--- As per mechanical engineering degree requirements.

--- Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instruction furnished in written, oral or diagram form.
--- Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

--- AutoCAD, Math Cad, Solid Edge, Solid Works, Inventor, Solid Works Simulation, ANSYS
--- Manufacturing/Inventory software
--- Spreadsheet and word processor software

--- Valid Driver License

--- Valid passport
--- Domestic and international travel may be required.

--- Engineering expertise - machine design, strength of materials, metallurgy, thermodynamics, heat transfer and fluid power.
--- Knowledge of, AutoCAD, Solid Edge, Solid Works or Inventor.
--- Knowledge of MathCAD and FEA Solid Works simulation or ANSYS.
--- Knowledge of drilling engineering principles, drilling practices and drilling rigs.
--- Knowledge of drafting principles.
--- Design creativity
--- Knowledge of Manufacturing Software
--- Knowledge of oilfield regulatory requirements

--- Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner, gathers and analyzes information skillfully, develops alternative solutions, works well in a problem solving situation, uses reason when dealing with emotional topics.
--- Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
--- Oral communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
--- Written Communication - Writes clearly and informative; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
--- Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedbacks; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interest; Able to build moral and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
--- Aligns self-initiatives with the business

o Seeks to understand other programs in the organization

o Advocates for and positively represent other programs and services when working with customers and stakeholders


  • Design a basic structure, system, product, or process to meet well-defined requirements
  • Create mechanical schematic, detail and assembly drawings
  • Conduct FEA Analysis using Solid Works Simulation
  • Prepare assembly instructions
  • Prepare bills of material
  • Create mechanical design concepts using 3D parametric software
  • Check drawings produced by designers and drafters
  • Prepare engineering calculations


    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to sit, stand or walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk, hear and smell. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 45 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to vibration, risk of electrical shock, wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, high and precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions and extreme cold and heat.

Keywords: Nabors Industries, Houston , Mechanical Engineer I, Engineering , Houston, Texas

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