C&J Energy SR Mechanical Engineer in San Angelo, Texas

Job Title: Sr. Mechanical Engineer-Completions

Company/Department: Research & Technology

General Description:

The senior mechanical engineer is responsible for developing and supporting oil field equipment used by C&J Energy, to deliver services to customers. Candidate will work with Operations and Sales to understand the product requirements, and then work independently or within a team, to develop a product that meets the requirements. Candidate will develop and oversee testing programs to verify product performance, and interface with Manufacturing to produce a cost effective product safely. May manage large projects and supervise the designers and technicians that make up the project team.


  • Design, evaluation, testing, failure analysis of fracturing equipment.
  • Combines field experience with engineering principles to improve existing designs.
  • Manages field tests- New products as well as sustaining improvements.
  • Root cause analysis of field failures.
  • Monitor and provide technical input for Customer Acceptance Testing of new and rebuilt equipment.
  • Write technical documentation: Customer Acceptance Tests, unit specifications, best practices documents, technical reports, etc.
  • Introduce new equipment to the field including operator training and commissioning.
  • Participates in design reviews, blending engineering principles with field experience.
  • Able to operate blenders, chemical add units, pumpers at test facilities and for training.
  • Familiar with fracturing software commonly used at our field locations.
  • Participate in team efforts to continually improve the product development process.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Good interpersonal skills and communication.
  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work duties and follow through on action items.
  • Maintain effective working relationships with team, and subordinates.
  • Field experience in fracturing or Coil Tubing.

Minimum Required Education, Credentials, Licenses and Experience:

  • BS or MS in ME or a related field.
  • Can edit and do limited CAD work.
  • Exposure in oilfield equipment design and testing.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled