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Diesel Shop/Field Technician

Updated: Jan 21 2013
Desired Expertise: Field Service Tech
Experience: 2+ years
Minimum Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Williston, ND, US
Reference Code: 14625z9765
Job Status: Closed - No longer accepting applications
Work Authorization: None
Job Description:

One of the largest oilfield services companies, Weatherford operates in more than 100 countries and employs more than 50,000 people worldwide. With a product and service portfolio that spans the life cycle of a well- drilling, evaluation, completion, production and intervention- and a robust research and development effort , we are well positioned to meet the ever-evolving needs of the oil and gas industry.

Performs quality maintenance, diagnostics, disassemblies, inspections, rebuilds and reassemblies of all components or equipment (i.e.: engines, power trains, hydraulics, fuel systems, power generation, electrical codes, etc.) Either in a shop or at customer locations with or without supervision. This may include failure analysis as required.


  • Complete routine Preventive Maintenance of Weatherford Wireline Logging Units and Cranes to ensure they remain in compliance with company and governmental regulations.
  • Perform Corrective Maintenance on Weatherford Wireline Logging Units and Cranes both within in the shop and on location.
  • Complete Mandatory Modifications within specified timeframe and document in applicable database.
  • Fabricate parts as needed to perform maintenance and repairs.
  • Liaise with 3rd party vendors to obtain parts or service to perform maintenance and repairs.
  • Ensure completion of Annual DOT Certifications and Annual Crane Inspections by 3rd Party Vendors for assigned equipment.
  • Complete all required documentation in relation to preventive and corrective maintenance along with certifications and enter information in applicable databases.
  • Maintain inventory of consumable parts for both repair and maintenance as applicable.
  • Participate in both scheduled and unscheduled District Support Visits as well as be available on 24/7 call out basis.
  • Assist Operational Excellence Personnel in performing Root Cause Analysis investigations.
  • Perform On-the-Job training of District Staff on Pre/Post job procedures as well as preventative maintenance procedures of Wireline Units and Cranes.
  • Assist with evaluating third party repair facilities.


  • Working knowledge in all aspects of Heavy Duty Mechanical Maintenance
  • Good Verbal and written communications skills
  • Basic windows PC knowledge
  • Working knowledge of Hydraulic systems
  • Good troubleshooting skills


  • Ability to work on Cat, Cummins, and International engines
  • Working knowledge of all types truck mounted cranes


  • Minimum 2 years Heavy Duty Mechanical or Crane experience


  • Crane Inspections Certification
  • DOT Inspection Certification
  • Commercial Drivers Licence


  • The physical ability to immediately respond to emergency situations.


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