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Position:  Composite Materials Engineer
Reporting to:  VP Technology
Type of employment: Full time
Location: Oklahoma City, OK.
Company overview
Ziebel is an innovative technology company focused on improving hydrocarbon recovery factors.  By employing our composite carbon deployment technology, we lower fiber optic cables into producing horizontal oil & gas wells to deliver detailed flow data to the well operators.  The power of distributed fiber optic measurements (DAS & DTS) to reveal the true dynamic behavior wells and reservoirs is only just being understood and adopted by the industry.  Ziebel is now expanding its operations in the continental US and has recently opened an Operations and Technology base in Oklahoma City.
Ziebel is an energetic and exciting company for people looking for oil & gas industry opportunities, and offers both personal and professional challenges in a high technology environment.  We will continue the development of our composite carbon systems and are now seeking a suitably qualified and experienced engineer to join our team.
Working within the Technology group, your primary responsibility will be to maintain and develop the carbon fiber reinforced composite (CFRP) rod deployment systems.  Your role will involve working with our technical partners to develop, implement and field test technical innovations of these systems.  You will find yourself multitasking on simultaneous projects and will be involved in both engineering design and finding solutions to the technical challenges as they arise in development and in the field.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Observe all applicable HSEQ standards and ensure personal safety and the safety of others at all times
Manage and execute composite carbon product development projects according to agreed schedules and budgets
Test, repair and maintain our fleet of carbon composite assets
Liaise with suppliers and partners from purchase order thru to delivery
Responsible for project development, implementation, maintenance and reporting
Keep up to date with development of applicable material standards and guidelines
Design, develop and implement test procedures and trials of new technologies
Assist the operations group with the development of field operating procedures for new technologies 

Formal Qualifications & Experience:

BSc or above in an engineering or material science discipline with specialization in carbon composites
Knowledge and hands-on practical industrial experience of composites materials and their manufacturing processes
Skilled in the use of the equipment and tools appropriate to fiber reinforced polymer composite product design, characterization, testing, modeling and analysis
Experience in data acquisition using NI devices and LabVIEW
Experience with formulation of epoxy and repair/ inspection of composite materials is highly desirable
Project management and supporting capabilities – resource planning, budgeting, working within predefined budgets
Experience of working with and evaluating external suppliers and research institutions 

Personal qualities:
Self-motivated, resourceful and able to work with minimum supervision
A strong communicator and team player
Knowledge sharing behavior 

Ziebel offers:
A challenging and exciting role in an advanced technology company
Opportunity to push the operational boundaries of composite materials
A competitive salary and benefits
A stimulating working environment with a strong focus on knowledge sharing and co-operation 

Other Requirements:
Excellent command of English is required
Must be a US citizen or possess a valid visa to work in the US
Travel to client and vendor locations as required (these may be overseas)
Strong MS Office/Project skills 

If you have the required qualifications and experience for this role please send a cover letter and your resume to


For more information about the position, please contact us by e-mailing
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