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Computational Scientist -Oil & Gas

Company: Ignite recruitment
Location: Houston
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary:A leading oil and gas conglomerate is actively seeking creative, innovative, best-in-class experts to join our growing team. This is a unique opportunity for an experienced Computational Scientist with advanced knowledge and expertise in downhole drilling tool simulation and numerical analysis. The Computational Scientist will be responsible for conceptualizing, evaluating, validating, verifying, and optimizing products in the drilling portfolio.This position reports to the R&D Manager of Drilling ProductsResponsibilities:

  • Form feasible design concepts for down-hole drilling products
    • Assess and optimize design options, reliability, material selections, operational conditions at various levels (part, assembly, portfolio) and stages of product design lifecycle
      • Diagnose root causes of down-hole drilling tool failure
        • Conduct all business activities in accordance with the company's core values
          • Commitment to occupational health, safety & working environment based on HSE rules and regulations
            • Adheres to and is an advocate of the USA Product Development and Commercialization Process ensuring cross-functional workflow through all phases of stage gate product development process
              • Prepare project plans, schedules, budgets, and status reports
                • Author/co-author technical reports, papers, articles, patents, and presentations
                  • Assume and perform other duties and responsibilities as requiredKey Skills:
                    • 7+ years of progressive FEA/CFD experience in design and development of downhole drilling tools
                      • Thorough technical understanding of the physics/mechanics, mathematics and numerical technics/principles involved in the structural, thermal, and fluidic analysis
                        • Demonstrated expertise in FEA and/or CFD using ANSYS, ABAQUS or other equivalent software
                          • Experience in developing nonlinear elastic/plastic constitutive models and analyzing elastic/plastic components/parts/assemblies is a plus
                            • Experience in automation and functionality enhancement of existing FEA/CFD software through APIs
                              • Familiar with downhole drilling tools and drilling processes
                                • Working knowledge of API, ISO, and ASME standards for design and testing
                                  • Proven ability to deliver on time, on target, with quality and sustainability.
                                    • Effective time management, organizational, presentation, and communication skills
                                      • Project management skills including risk identification and mitigation planning
                                        • Ability to multi-task and adjust to changing schedules and deadlines based on prioritiesSelf-starter and team player with ability to work independently when neededQualifications:Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field with 7-10 years of experience in performing downhole drilling tools evaluation and analysis using numerical methodsMust be legally authorized to work in the United States of America

Keywords: Ignite recruitment, Houston , Computational Scientist -Oil & Gas, Other , Houston, Texas

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