Company: Weatherford
Skills: Electrical Technician
Experience: 3 + 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.


Performs standard testing processes on a variety of equipment and records and analyzes results. Requires knowledge of industry specific tests and testing equipment. Confers with supervisor on unusual matters. Has direct oversight of processes or projects.

  • Support the design, prototype build, and test of ruggedized electronics for use in Weatherford's MLWD and RSS downhole drilling systems.
  • Assemble, monitor, and document existing and new design qualification tests for temperature, vibration, and pressure testing with support of Electrical Engineer.
  • Collaborate with other engineering staff to meet assigned project goals.
  • Interface closely with drafting team to create part numbers, BOM management, and evaluate components for development of PCB layouts and documentation in Windchill
  • Create and maintain relevant design documents (work instructions, test procedures, theories of operation, etc).
  • Assist Manufacturing with the transition of prototype designs to production.
  • Provide troubleshooting support and root cause analysis investigation and documentation.
  • Assemble and solder required electrical components and wire harnesses.
  • Place orders and manage inventory of electrical components and equipment required to set-up tests and build PCB's.
  • Understand and comply with all safety rules and company policies of Weatherford.
  • Demonstrate a personal commitment to Quality, Health, Safety and the Environment.
  • Local travel may be required.


Minimum 3-4+ years related experience and an associate's degree in electrical engineering.

  • Familiar with handling and assembly of electrical/electronics, PCB's, Multi-meters (DVM), and computer-based products with understanding of electrical circuit theory.
  • Expertise in the assembly of complex and delicate electronic assemblies.
  • Experience with prototype fabrication, assembly, testing and reporting.
  • Able to use common electronics bench equipment and soldering techniques to assemble and test electronic sub-assemblies and/or test equipment.
  • Working knowledge of basic inspection equipment and able to inspect electronic components and assemblies.
  • Computer literate with experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Able to read, review, and create good quality written reports in English, including digital photographs, illustrations, spreadsheets, and recorded/charted data from tests performed.
  • Understands how to work safely within a variety of potentially dangerous areas.
  • Ability to communicate and work well with others in a multi-disciplined environment.
  • Highly self-motivated and focused independent/team worker
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills