Senior Design Engineer

Place of work
Contract type
Start date
By agreement

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

HDo you want to have a dream job in technology development? Do you want to be a part of a team that aims to design a new plasma drilling technology that will change the drilling industry? Are you an expert in the area of a construction and a mechanical design of power electronics? Are you able to take responsibility for a strategic direction of the construction and related technology? Would you like to exercise your expertize in the environment where creativity and innovativeness are every day part of work?

Your job will be:
• Suggest a strategic direction of the technical design and mechanical assembly of the downhole power electronics and device construction
• Create complex, key idea designs, a drawing documentation of prototypes and devices including their optimization
• CAD Electro-Mechanical design of the Downhole Embedded Power Electronics for Plasma Drilling Bits and associated verification test tools (inculding detail drawings)
• Supervise a production and assembly of a designed device
• Provide consultations in the area of a construction and production for the needs of a prototype development
• Supporting analysis for design (hydraulic calculations, electrical calculations, mechanical & thermo-mechanical stresses calculations, life-time assessment)
• Materials selection for the designed bits
• Risk assessment (DFMEA)
• Creation of Verification & Validation (V&V) plan for the designed tools
• Creation and evaluation of the Technical Key Performance Identificators
• Performing role of the test engineeer during the verification & validation testing, writing V&V reports
• Writing design basis documents for the designed bits
• Cooperation with other team members (physicists, electrical & electronic engineers, designers)

Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards

1900€ (monthly)

Employee perks, benefits

What we do offer:
• Opportunity to be part of a team of top experts who develop a unique technology solution with a major impact on global energy
• Cooperate with the world’s top
• Participate in research and implement know-how into practice
• Professional education and continuous gaining new experience
• Comfortable parking close by the company building, work in a pleasant environment, flexible working time, extra day offs, fresh fruits and vegetables daily and many others

Information about the selection process

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Language skills

English - Advanced (C1)

Personality requirements and skills

We will be glad to know you, if you have:
• Technical university degree, specialisation – machinery, electrical engineering, material technology
• Fluent English
• Experience with CATIA V5, Solidworks or AutoCAD
• Experience in construction and technical design
• Knowledge of production procedures
• FEM CFD/Stress analysis knowledge and skills are a high advantage
• Ability to get through the depth of a technical problem
• Innovative approach to a device construction
• Work experience in R&D team at least within one of these areas: design of electric based downhole tools for Oil&Gas, design of the High Voltage (up to 10 kV) and/or High Current (0.5 – 3 kA) devices, design of the pulsed power electric devices/power sources, design of devices that work continuously at temperatures higher than 500 C, design cutting/welding or waste processing plasma torches
• Mentioning of authorship and co-authorship of patents (including still active patent application) and scientific publications activity is an advantage


Brief description of the company

We are hi-tech company developing a ground-breaking technology platform PLASMABIT® for milling and deep-drilling.

PLASMABIT® technology enables massive time and cost savings compared to related existing technologies. We open up vast new possibilities in geothermal energy, oil & gas and other industrial segments.

We are world pioneers in plasma milling. Our team of 120+ professionals has successfully accomplished the first ever plasma milling underwater and the first ever plasma milling in a High Pressure/High Temperature environment. First applications are under preparation for release shortly.

Number of employees

100-149 employees

Company address

GA Drilling, a.s.
Vápenka 4
841 07 Bratislava


Contact person: Ing. Martin Detvaj
E-mail: send CV
ID: 3576524   Dátum zverejnenia: 7.6.2019   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   1900€ (monthly)