Company: Weatherford
Skills: Field Service Tech
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Stavanger, Norway


Weatherford is the leading wellbore and production solutions company. Operating in more than 80 countries, the Company answers the challenges of the energy industry with its global talent network of approximately 20,000 team members and 600 locations, which include service, research and development, training, and manufacturing facilities. Visit for more information or connect on LinkedIn , Facebook , Twitter , Instagram , or YouTube .

We're looking to the future with a clear vision and a strong mission.

Our goal is to address the headwinds facing the industry, revolutionize the oilfield with digital technology, integrated solutions, and world-class talent.

We accept every challenge for the benefit of our Company, our industry, and the world. Our technology leadership delivers solutions that rise to every occasion, supply the best outcomes in each operation, and give power to all customers.

Weatherford offers competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits program 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.


  • Bachelors degree (or equivalent) in engineering or other field related to the oil and gas industry.
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written).
  • Good understanding of drilling procedures.
  • Good understanding of downhole events.
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills.
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment.
  • Strong problem solving, critical thinking, judgment and decision making skills.
  • Strong learning agility, ability to learn new technologies and processes in a fast-paced environment.
  • Exceptional computer skills; must be proficient with Microsoft Office applications.
  • The physical ability to immediately respond to emergency situations.
  • Helpful and highly motivated with the ability to prioritize workloads.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Flexible and able to support and interface with members of staff at all levels.

  • Previous well operations experience.
  • Knowledge of drilling and well control.
  • Knowledge networking systems.
  • Previous oilfield experience.
  • Well Control Certification.
  • Good spoken and written English.


This entry level position is focused on applying skills and knowledge in order to safely perform any Managed Pressure Drilling functions as an MFC Field Engineer (Microflux Control). The expectation at this level is for the individual to be proficient in all aspects related to Managed Pressure Drilling. This role will be a fixed rotation position in line with Norwegian Working Standards.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Provide on the rig site engineering and office support for Managed Pressure Drilling to the client.
  • At the discretion of product line management (such as the Engineering Manager, Operations Manager, or their designee) will be responsible for working in the shop. This will include but not limited to green tagging, preparing, and/or assisting with shipping equipment to job site.
  • Assist as required, in the rig up, operation and maintenance of Managed Pressure Drilling equipment and data acquisition when needed and ensure all paperwork and HSE requirements are met and complied with.
  • Prepare Underbalanced Drilling, Air Drilling or Managed Pressure Drilling feasibility studies and perform hydraulic modelling on Weatherford approved software..
  • Interface with operations, customer representatives and other related services and contractors to ensure successful planning and operations of Managed Pressure Drilling jobs.
  • Monitor drilling data/performance and make appropriate recommendations to ensure the MPD and clients objectives are safely met.
  • Trained and Certified to operate and troubleshoot automated MPD system
  • Responsible to manage and operate automated choke system during actual MPD operations
  • Perform analysis of well data, monitor wells in real time that are using the MicrofluxTM Control System or any Managed Pressure Drilling application.
  • Support on preparing operating procedures in accordance to type of operation and help to optimize P&ID's.
  • Perform the green tag procedures.
  • Assist in troubleshooting of the MicrofluxTM Control system manifold components. This can include the valves, chokes, Hydraulic Power Unit (HPU), Intelligent Control Unit (ICU), sensors and more.
  • Knows and understands Weatherford Quality Policy and comply with all requirements of the Quality Systems Manual, Operating and Technical Procedures and Workplace Instructions.
  • Must understand and comply with all safety rules and company policies of Weatherford.
  • Participate in safety talks with rig crew, client, and 3rd party service providers.
  • Responsibilities can include daily report, records of events and proper database management of all well data, Implement drilling programs, procedures and writing end of well reports
  • Attend and support Hazard Operability Analysis (HAZOP), Drill and well on Paper and well planning meetings.
  • Required to complete the competency and training requirements identified by Global and Regional Management.
  • Complete training in order to meet the minimum HSE certification and technical requirements required perform their jobs
  • Reports to the Well Site Supervisor or a higher level Engineer on location.
  • Demonstrate and apply knowledge and understanding of all matters related to the MicrofluxTM Control System (MFC) and RCD and accessories under minimal to no supervision
  • Perform various other duties and activities as assigned by supervisor within the physical constraints of the job.