Company: Weatherford
Skills: Maintenance Technician, MWD / LWD
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Al Khobar, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia


Weatherford is a leading global energy services company. Our world-class experts partner with customers to optimize their resources and realize the full potential of their assets. Across our operating locations, including manufacturing, research and development, service, and training facilities, operators choose us for strategic solutions that add efficiency, flexibility, and responsibility to any energy operation.

We are focused on technology development, digital solutions, and defining our footprint in the new energy space. Our ability to provide integrated solutions across our segments will be critical to growth in our core operations and the energy transition.

Energy producers face unique challenges every day, so it is our job to create solutions that enhance safety, streamline operations, and sustain uptime to meet or exceed their targets. We operate across the global energy landscape employing some of the best diverse talent in the industry. At Weatherford, we understand the value each individual brings to the table. We celebrate diversity in all its forms and are immensely proud of our workforce. We invite you to join our passionate, talented, word-class team.

When you join Weatherford, you instantly feel connected to something bigger - a community that is grounded by our core values and driven to create innovative solutions for our customers. We celebrate each other's successes, grow together, and learn from each other constantly. Individually, we are impressive. Together, we are unstoppable. We are One Weatherford.

Weatherford offers competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits program and provides you a challenging and enriching career path, with a healthy balance of structure and flexibility to chart your own course.

Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


Has responsibility for assisting with the development of reliability-based maintenance strategy, based on preventive and predictive maintenance for the product line equipment.

Work directly with the Maintenance Manager to build a reliable system and maintenance team.

Works with Repair and Maintenance Technicians to schedule workload.

Primarily activity is at workshop, troubleshooting, repairing, refurbishing, implementing mandatory modifications and executing and/or planning preventive and corrective maintenance of field equipment and tools, helping to mitigate assets related non-productive time and improve overall field service delivery performance. He/she may be required to attend a client location to perform his/her duties whenever an R&M task is deemed necessary to carry over a field operation.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: (not listed in any particular order)
  • Repair and maintenance (R&M) Specialist will perform hands on service and inspection work on MWD, LWD and RSS
  • tools and/or any additional tools in the fleet of drilling services product line as required.
    • Assembly of M/LWD inserts to top level HEL, IDS, NDT, MFR, GWAR, SMI, RSS, PWFT and other tools as part of the LWD build team.
    • Perform function tests on LWD inserts (sub-components) as per Weatherford's work instruction.
    • Disassembly of tools returning from field for service and inspection.
  • Completes and collects required service records and documentation and stores electronic copies online and hard copies in files.
    • Maintains all shop equipment and tools in good working order
    • Maintains a clean and safe work environment
    • Performs various other duties and activities as assigned by supervisor within the physical constraints of the job
    • Demonstrates a personal commitment to Quality, Health, Safety and the Environment.

    o a safe and healthy workplace for all employees;

    o enforcing all safety precautions and practices;

    o promoting safe work practices;

    o Attending mandatory safety meetings and maintaining Company property and equipment in safe operating conditions always.
    • Diploma or bachelor's degree in science or engineering, preferably in electronics or electrical engineering.
    • Proficient in English reading, writing and speaking.
    • Proficient in the use of Microsoft office applications (mainly Outlook, Excel and Word).
    • Able to read and understand work instructions, service manuals and engineering drawings.
    • Able to work in teams and perform independent job tasks with minimal supervision.
      Understands and complies with all safety rules and company policies of Weatherford.
    • Willing to work over-time, respond to call out situations and work on holidays as the job requires.
  • Must understand and comply with all safety rules and company policies of Weatherford


  • Minimally 5-6+ years related experience
  • 2 years College degree as minimum
  • BSc in Engineering is preferred.