• Full Time
  • Houston, TX
  • Salary Range: $100,000.00 - $130,000.00 USD USD / Year

Job Title: Electrical Engineer – Oil & Gas Drilling Equipment

Location: Houston, TX

Salary Range: $100,000.00 – $130,000.00 USD

Company: EliteHire Solutions

Job Type: Full-time

About Us:

EliteHire Solutions is a leading recruitment firm dedicated to connecting talented professionals with exciting career opportunities. We are currently partnering with a prominent company in the Oil & Gas industry to fill the position of Electrical Engineer. This role offers the opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects and make a significant impact in the field of drilling equipment design.

Job Description:

We are seeking a skilled Electrical Engineer to join our client’s team and play a key role in developing and designing electrical control systems for Oil & Gas drilling equipment. The successful candidate will collaborate with a talented engineering team to deliver high-quality solutions that meet customer requirements and industry standards.


  • Develop and design electrical control systems for Oil & Gas drilling equipment as part of the electrical engineering team.
  • Produce drawings packages including Electrical One Line Diagrams, Wiring/Interconnect Diagrams, Loop Diagrams, I/O Lists, Cable Indexes, and Fabrication and Assembly drawings of Control Panels and Terminal Boxes.
  • Design electrical subsystems and assemblies to meet customer and internal requirements while adhering to budget and schedule constraints.
  • Coordinate and review designs with third parties and customers.
  • Design new drilling products and coordinate equipment Factory Acceptance Tests, electrical commissioning, and start-up support as needed.
  • Provide leadership in continuously improving quality and processes to enhance efficiency.
  • Ensure equipment designs comply with industry standards, both domestic and international.
  • Perform other related tasks as assigned.


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or Engineering Technology.
  • Minimum of 5 years of work experience in control systems.
  • Preferred experience with drilling equipment and drilling applications.
  • Knowledge of NEC, IEEE, and IEC standards, as well as ABS and DNV rules.
  • Familiarity with hazardous area ratings for electrical equipment such as ATEX, IECEx, UL, FM, and CSA for offshore drilling installations.
  • Experience with AutoCAD preferred.
  • Experience with PLC and HMI applications preferred.

Travel Requirements:

Domestic and international travel may be required on occasion.

Salary Range: $100,000.00 – $130,000.00 USD

If you are a motivated Electrical Engineer with experience in control systems and a passion for innovation in the Oil & Gas industry, we encourage you to apply today! Please submit your resume and cover letter to apply@elitehireaz.com with the subject line “Electrical Engineer Application.”

Join our team and be part of a dynamic company that values excellence and fosters professional growth.

EliteHire Solutions is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including those with diverse backgrounds and those with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

To apply for this job email your details to lance.branford@elitehireaz.com

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