Company: Weatherford
Skills: Design Engineer, Drilling Engineering, Petroleum Engineering
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
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ORGANIZATION SUMMARY

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  www.weatherford.com  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.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Be responsible for drilling optimization engineering technical support.  Read and interpret downhole mechanical tool technical drawings to optimize drilling engineering software calculations relating to torque & drag (T&D) and hydraulics.  Develop and implement Well Engineering solutions with regard to tool selection for projects to realize ideas and plans through the Well Engineering and Project Management process.  Provide real-time decision support to the drilling team to maximize drilling efficiency and minimize risk while achieving the well objective.  Assist Drilling and Evaluation team in post-well root-cause analysis with regard to mechanical tool operation and T&D, hydraulic optimization, Bottom Hole Assembly (BHA) components and placement and anti-collision processes utilizing specialty drilling mechanics software.  Develop and implement fully embed performance enabling methods.  Ensure Geozone key wells are delivered on time and budget, meeting all success measures with specific attention paid to implementation of operation procedures and technical limits of downhole tools, BHA components and positioning.  Perform directional well planning, torque and drag analysis, hydraulics calculations, and BHA analysis on all well types including new application and complex wells in order to design effective methods to deploy drilling and completion services to ensure trouble-free installations.  Perform and coach others with offset well analysis, hazard identification and risk control.  Participate in tender responses.  Provide detailed analytical reports to management. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

Bachelor's degree in relevant Engineering field and minimum 3 years of experience in well planning engineering position working on well plan design, BHA and hydraulics analysis and anti-collision processes utilizing specialty drilling mechanics software.

 

POSITION SPECIFIC DETAILS

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.

               

                Visit www.weatherford.com/careers to learn more. 

 

 

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