Company: Weatherford
Skills: Field Service Tech
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Pearland, TX, US
Status: Active

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This position is focused on providing the necessary skills and knowledge in order to safely perform MicrofluxTM Control System (MFC) functions as a technician. The expectation is for the individual to be proficient in applying knowledge and applications of the MicrofluxTM Control System and Rotating Control Devices (RCD). Duties and responsibilities are to assist and lead if needed in the rig up, maintenance and operation of all MFC and RCD equipment on the rig site and base when required.

Under the direction and supervision of the location manager, the technician will undergo training in order to meet the minimum HSE certification and technical requirements required to rig up, operate, perform maintenance and troubleshoot the MFC and RCD.


Conducts maintenance of the MFC and RCD at the job site and workshop when required

Rig up, operate and perform troubleshooting of the MFC and RCD equipment at the job site or workshop, ensures all paperwork and HSE requirements are met and complied with

Perform green tagging, In Casing Test and all documented procedures for the MFC and RCD

Required to complete the MicrofluxTM Control System Technician and RCD Operator Level competency standards

Install and remove bearing of RCD

Under minimal supervision, performs field operations of MFC and RCD equipment including operating the MFC from the Operator's Panel.

Troubleshoot all electrical/electronic components and repair/maintain chokes and other mechanical equipment as necessary.

Completes all the necessary reports/paperwork related to MFC operation.

Keeps updated on all MFC and RCD inspection requirements.

Provides onsite job support to include but not limited to: mechanical, hydraulic functionality, revision changes, compatibility issues, troubleshooting, system versions, of MFC and RCD components.

Keep updated on RCD, mechanical and hydraulic equipment manufacturing or regulatory standards.

Knows and understands Weatherford Quality Policy and complies with all requirements of the Quality Systems Manual, Operating and Technical Procedures and Workplace Instructions

Comply with Quality, Health, Security and Environment (QHSE) procedures and documentation on site for specific shift.

Must understand and comply with all safety rules and company policies of Weatherford

Demonstrates and apply knowledge and understanding of all matters related to the MFC and RCD and accessories.

Perform all duties regarding Secure Drilling Services and Weatherford assigned by management or supervisors within the physical demand of the job description.



Good mechanical aptitude

Understanding of pressure safety

Good organisational and planning skills

Ability to work closely with other team members

Helpful and highly motivated with the ability to prioritise workloads

Good attention to detail

Flexible and able to support and interface with members of staff at all levels

Willingness to learn

Good interpersonal skills

Good communication skills (verbal and written)

Must Be willing to travel to remote land and offshore work locations and possibly to other countries.

Ability to travel internally in the region or globally if required attending meetings, customer office assignments or operations.

The physical ability to immediately respond to emergency situations.

Availability to be on-call, work outside normal business hours and travel as required

Requires extensive travel both domestically and/or internationally and extended stays away from home


Understand basic principles of electricity

Understand basic principles of hydraulics

2 year of Managed Pressure Drilling experience

Previous experience in the oil and gas industry

High School Diploma or GED

Weatherford is one of the largest multinational oilfield service companies providing innovative solutions, technology and services to the oil and gas industry. We may be a large company, but we empower our team to create fresh ideas that challenge convention and break the status quo. Our employees are the key to driving our growth and success. Everywhere we operate, they are inspired to develop new and efficient ways of raising the bar to meet the needs of an evolving industry and solve our clients’ toughest challenges.


At Weatherford, you will work in an exciting, high-energy environment where we are making groundbreaking, award-winning advancements in oilfield technology.  The opportunity to explore your potential is limitless.


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