Company: Weatherford
Skills: Welding
Experience: 7 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Nisku, Alberta, Canada


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 joining piping and other metal components, makes metal parts used in construction and manufacturing plants, and weld parts, tools, machines and equipment. Read blueprints, layouts and work orders. Know multiple welding types, assist in training of lower level welders.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: (not listed in any particular order)
  • To fabricate / weld Well screen/ESS products to the tolerances and high standards expected for the products.
  • To ensure that the products are manufactured in accordance with our working procedures and within the required time frame and quality standards.
  • Make sure that all the relevant information and paperwork associated with the work order is available prior to starting the work.
  • Check the material issued matches the requirements of the drawings and work order information sheets.
  • Check the Weld Performance Specification (WPS) against the drawings and or weld logs.
  • Check all welding consumables issued are correct against the WPS applicable for the job.
  • Obtains specified electrode and inserts electrode into portable holder or threads consumable electrode wire through portable welding gun
  • Connects cables from welding unit to obtain amperage, voltage, slope and pulse, as specified by welding procedures.
  • Starts power supply to produce electric current.
  • Positions and clamps workpiece together or assemble them in jig or fixture.
  • Strikes (forms) arc which generates heat to melt and deposit metal from electrode to workpiece and join edges of workpiece.
  • Manually guides electrode or gun along weld line, maintaining length of arc and speed of movement to form specified depth of fusion and bead, as judged from colour of metal, sound of weld and size of molten puddle.
  • Welds in flat or horizontal positions.
  • Examines weld for bead size and other specifications
  • Cleans or degreases weld joint or workpiece.
  • Repairs broken or cracked parts and welds holes
  • Prepares broken parts for welding by grooving or scarifying surfaces.
  • Cleans off excess weld, slag and spatter.
  • Record and complete paperwork associated with work packs.
  • Demonstrate a high standard of safety awareness and housekeeping.
  • Carry out any other miscellaneous task that you are suitably trained for Preheats workpiece with hand torch
  • Any other delegated responsibilities as instructed by Line Management within the timeframe specified in a safe and efficient manner to meet business requirements, provided the instruction is reasonable and you are capable and deemed competent to fulfil these.
  • Demonstrate a personal commitment to Quality, Health, Safety and the Environment.
  • Apply Weatherford, and where appropriate Client Company Quality, Health, Safety & Environment Policy and Management Systems.
  • Must understand and comply with all safety rules and company policies of Weatherford.
  • Work assignments carried out to the highest quality level.
  • Perform various other duties and activities as assigned by supervisor within the physical constraints of the job.


  • Journeyman Ticket with 7-9+ years related experience
  • Be time served or demonstrate a competency through experience within the workplace.
  • Experience within a fabrication environment.
  • Must have overhead crane operating experience.
  • Multi-Coded Welder / Fabricator with relevant experience.
  • Must be coded in GTAW/GMAW (butt/fillet) welding.
  • Must be able to read engineering drawings.
  • Must be a team player willing to assist and help fellow colleagues.
  • Must be a good verbal communicator.
  • Must be flexible and adaptable to adjust to the demands of the oil industry.