Water Engineer

Sugar Land, Texas
Jun 18, 2024
Jun 19, 2024
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Company Information

Our story begins with what it truly means to be a technology innovator. It stems from a common sense of purpose that unites the people of SLB. With a global footprint in more than 100 countries and employees representing almost twice as many nationalities, we work each day on innovating core technology for the oil and gas, delivering digital at scale, decarbonizing industries, and developing and scaling new energy systems that accelerate the energy transition.

Our purpose:

Together, we create amazing technology that unlocks access to energy for the benefit of all and a balanced planet.

Our commitment to customers

We've always built our business around our customers and their endeavors; they are at the center of everything we do. Bringing together talented people from all over the globe, we're working on the industry's most complex and pressing challenges to anticipate and align with our customers' needs. We want to be their performance partner of choice.

To achieve this goal and deliver the best results, we must combine our unique talents and our collective expertise-not just within SLB but by working closely with our suppliers, contractors, and business partners.

Our people

We are industry leaders because of our exceptional and talented people. They are the core that drives our purpose and integrity, which fuels our belief that everyone should have the opportunity to reach their greatest potential. Ever evolving and constantly innovating, we transcend every cultural and technological boundary set before us. Indeed, it is our diversity that makes us stronger. Together, we achieve more.

We are SLB, and we are leading the energy industry forward-together.

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Position Information

Come join us at SLB New Energy and be part of an innovative team to build the future .

Accelerating the transition to low-carbon energy while meeting global energy demand requires innovative and forward-thinking actions . Finding alternatives to carbon-intensive energy sources is not a task to be taken lightly. Our portfolio of New Energy solutions represents a balanced approach to industry decarbonization and clean energy scalability. Our diverse New Energy portfolio includes tech led business in carbon capture and sequestration, stationary energy storage, geothermal power, GeoEnergy for heating and cooling cycle of surface facilities and buildings, critical minerals-sustainable battery-grade lithium production, and low-carbon hydrogen technology.

The Water Treatment process Engineer takes a hands-on technical role in the Technical Community within SLB.

This position will operate from our New Energy Process Engineering Center (NEPEC) in Houston, TX. Such position might require some international responsibilities and occasional travel.

Key Responsibilities

The Process Engineer will be responsible for designing water treatment facility and requirements from the many different ongoing projects related to our SLB New Energy ventures, such as: Lithium and other critical minerals extraction process, Hydrogen production, Geothermal plants, to name a few. This engagement entails, but it is not limited to, conceptualizing products, building pilot and or field trial units, validating solutions, building product roadmaps, amongst other tasks.

The Engineer will have full engagement with all disciplines required to deliver any given New Product, which potential involves participatation in field validation exercise, and critical laboratory work.

Previous Experience and Competencies

Involvement in the design and development of Pilot or Field Trial Units. A solid understanding on the process, documents, and parts required for building a pilot unit such as for example PFDs, P&IDs, GAs , datasheets, instrument lists, procurement of the parts, risk assessments, oil and gas industry standard codes, vessels, tanks, fittings, hoses, valves, amongst other critical steps and items required for building a Pilot Unit.

Prior experience in operations is helpful, though experience in Water Treatment is a must have.

5-10 years of experience in full scale water treatment expertise and purification methods, ideally in the mining or metals processing industry. Experience in impurity removal and purification methods such as Ion Exchange and Membrane Separations (NF,UF and RO) will be an asset.

Previous technical experience in developing water treatment flow sheets for metals extraction, organic removal and purification will be an advantage.

Candidate Profile

Education and Certification/License Credentials
  • Advanced Degree (MS, PhD) in Engineering, Materials Science, Chemistry, Environmental, or other relevant technical discipline .

Personal Characteristics
  • Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external customers and stakeholders.
  • Ability to work effectively in a matrix environment where some functions are shared.

Min Master's Degree