Company: Weatherford
Skills: Contracts Administration
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
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Weatherford is one of the largest multinational oilfield service companies providing innovative solutions, technology and services to the oil and gas industry. The Company operates in over 90 countries and has a network of approximately 1,000 locations, including manufacturing, service, research and development, and training facilities and employs approximately 29,500 people. For more information, visit  and connect with Weatherford on  LinkedIn ,  Twitter ,  YouTube  and  Facebook .

Weatherford delivers innovative technologies and services designed to meet the world's current and future energy needs in a safe, ethical, and sustainable manner. Grounded by our core values and inspired by our world-class people, we are committed to being a trusted business partner to those we serve.



At the direction of the US Legal Operational Manager, the Contract Specialist will work on a wide range of contracting activities within the complete contract lifecycle, from planning through post-execution contract management. This position will work in close cooperation with, and in support of, legal, contract management, category management, and internal stakeholders.


Contract review and negotiations with customers for rendering of services, equipment selling, leasing of equipment and software license.

Review of contracts and other document related to property selling, purchase or leasing.

Ensure the proper approval and execution of transactions consistent with Weatherford global policies and procedures.

Aid in the analysis and response to claims from clients and/or vendors.

Assist the different product lines to ensure compliance with Weatherford policies and protocols.

Train Weatherford personnel regarding risk allocations and/or transactions protocols.

Ensure and assist in contract database management, maintenance and archiving.

Other duties as assigned.

Must understand and comply with all safety rules and company policies.



Bachelor's degree in legal, business, or other relevant area of study

Relevant contract work experience directly related to the scope of the position, including proven experience with moderately complex agreements and in assisting attorneys in contracting

Experience drafting and editing contracts

Experience managing 25 contracts or more at a time 

Contract review and negotiations experience

Proficient IT skills in particular, Microsoft Word, and Excel and other Microsoft Windows packages

Proficient usage of e-mail and internet packages

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Good organizational and time keeping skills

Self-starter with a positive attitude

Ability to work alone and in a team

Good business acumen and professionalism

Meticulous attention to detail

Must reside in or near Houston TX area. 


Experience in oil and gas industry

Proficient in SharePoint 2010

Experience with contract management software

Use of E-Docs

Use of Sales Force



Weatherford offers competitive compensation and benefits upon hire; including paid vacation to start, matching 401K program, comprehensive benefits program, and employee stock purchase program (ESPP) and opportunities for on-going training and career development. VEVRAA Federal Contractor - Priority Referral Requested

Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer Females/ Minorities/ Veterans/Disabled and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 


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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Weatherford is ranked in the Global Top 10 in Rigzone's Ideal Employer Rankings - find out more here.