Company: Weatherford
Skills: Research & Development
Experience: 1 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Houston, Texas, United States


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. We are focused on providing a challenging and enriching career path with a healthy balance of structure and flexibility to chart your own course. We are an innovative, global company with wide-ranging opportunities that include career-enhancing talent rotations. Our structured career paths will ensure that you know what it takes to build your ideal career at Weatherford when you join our Company. We also offer a comprehensive benefits program, including health insurance coverage, income protection plans, a 401(k) savings plan, Company paid holidays, and paid time off for vacation.

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 supporting testing efforts of Weatherford's assets. Duties include researching and loading well data, compiling, organizing, and front-end analysis of data; creating and manipulating map data, utilizing commercial software, database management; and assisting with project development and documentation reporting.

  • Know and understand Weatherford's Operational Excellence and Performance System (OEPS) and the Quality, Health, Safety, Security, and Environment (QHSSE) policies and comply with all requirements of the Quality Systems Manual, Operating and Technical Procedures and Workplace Instructions.
  • Assist the Eng. Director and HR to recruit, hire, train staff, evaluate employee performance, and recommend or initiate promotions, transfers, and disciplinary action.
  • Supervise and maintain day to day rig operations and personnel
  • Maintains competency and training records of rig personnel.
  • Maintain running account of rig site expenses, tracks inventory, tracks and issues PO's on expenses.
  • Assist with inventory and maintain documents and ensuring the appearance of rig facility and test equipment is maintained.
  • Develop, implement and maintain a schedule of tests to be performed. The schedule shall meet the requirements of the engineering departments while permitting effective use of Rig Hands/Technicians and utilization of equipment and facilities.
  • Responsible to ensure that all rig procedures are properly reviewed, maintained and approved.
  • Understands and develops the competencies required to operate rig/testing site equipment such as rig mud pumps, draw-works, top drive, DP make up equipment, drilling data recorder, pick-up and laydown machine, milling simulator, mobile crane, and forklifts.
  • Can demonstrate, apply knowledge and able to perform the hands-on functions of rig and testing equipment, including rigging up/down, operating equipment, hazard identification and risk assessments, equipment maintenance, and trouble shooting.
  • Assist in solving field problems, clarifying customer requirements, and technical product support.
  • Provide and establish test data for product performance or customer service tests.
  • Maintain a Preventative Maintenance schedule for all rig equipment and keep all equipment in calibration and good working condition. Proactively schedules maintenance through out the year based on testing schedule.
  • Interacts with 3rd party service providers on site during testing and or maintenance of rig equipment.
  • Perform various other duties and activities as assigned by manager


Skills & Knowledge

  • Proficient computer skills, Office 365
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills.
  • Supervisory skills.
  • Organizational skills.
  • Ability to work well with all levels of personnel.
  • Ability to operate rig and testing equipment.

  • Extensive knowledge of operation of rig and testing equipment.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Experienced in rig and maintenance operations
  • 1-5 years in an oil field related environment
  • Ability to communicate with Engineering groups about their technical needs.
  • The successful candidate will demonstrate working knowledge of the electric motors and controllers, mud pump operation and maintenance, flow meters, water and oil based muds, hydraulic power unit and their control systems,


  • 1-3 years of experience in a supervisory role within an Engineering/Mechanical Lab setting.
  • 5-10 years experience in an oil field related test lab environment