Company: Weatherford
Skills: Pipe Inspection / NDT, Field Service Tech
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Clairmont, 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 operating equipment and/or machinery. Duties may involve some technical elements but primarily focused on running equipment/machinery /systems. Role is hands-on and directly manipulates the equipment, machinery or system, requiring precise instrumentation/operation. Drive, maintain and operate a Pipe Recovery Wireline Unit; maintain the truck equipment as required and carry out rig-in/rig-out procedures; use care and attention when operating equipment, handling materials, operating company vehicles; ensure that equipment, materials, company vehicles are utilized in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

Responsibilities and duties:
  • Planning work activities and schedules with crew members and customer representatives on-site to ensure correct equipment is ordered, used, serviced, and maintained according to set procedures.
  • Assist workshop when required in the preparation and maintenance of downhole tools, ensuring they are maintained and serviced to relevant standards and fit for purpose, properly assembled for jobs
  • To know and understand all the standard equipment and or source required technical information for the job. Such as standard tool strengths, limitations, and specifications.
  • Perform all work in accordance to standard operating procedures (SOP) and ensure compliance to industry standards
  • Attend pre and post job briefings and contribute to the discussion to ensure lessons learned are properly communicated, understood, and implemented on subsequent jobs.
  • Ensure the unit you intend to use is fit for use and fully stocked
  • Confirm with your crew of any additional equipment required and work with your supervisor loading and preparing equipment.
  • Complete all paperwork as per internal and external requirements
  • Arrive punctually and be prepared to work for the duration of your shift
  • Ensure that Rig-up Equipment daily visual inspections are completed, and paperwork filled out.
  • Perform rig-in duties as assigned by the senior operator and/or supervisor
  • Perform rig-out duties as assigned by the Senior Operator and/or Supervisor
  • Perform location housekeeping/maintenance as assigned by the Senior Operator and/or Supervisor
  • Maintain close contact with the Supervisor regarding work assignments, promptly report all concerns regarding equipment to the Supervisor
  • Report all incidents and accidents to the Supervisor
  • Maintain open, professional communications with all crew members and company representatives.


Education and Training
  • High School Diploma / GED
  • 2-years previous electric line experience
  • Valid class 3 driver's license with clean abstract
  • H 2 S Alive (or equivalent)
  • First Aid Certificate
  • WHMIS, TDG Training (company provided specific to product line)
  • Oilwell Perforators Safety Training Course

Skills and Knowledge
  • Ability to understand the basics of down hole well configurations cased and open hole.
  • Knowledge of oilfield operations such as chemical cutting, jet cutting string shot, free point, backoff, and electric line ballistic operations. (Preferred)
  • Has or has the ability to obtain blasters permit and ERD authorization.
  • Have a good understanding of fishing tools that are used in conjunction with Pipe Recovery operations
  • Have a complete understanding of all overall Wireline operations
  • Able to identify dangerous and hazardous conditions and act accordingly
  • Able to understand and interpret instructions both verbal and written
  • Able to interact responsibly with crew-members, company representatives at all times
  • Good English communication skills both written and verbal. Consistent and concise communication skills with internal and external customers alike.
  • Willingness to travel as required and work in remote areas - Required to work on a 24-hour call basis.
  • Ability to follow all safety policies and emergency procedures with internal and external customers
  • Excellent record keeping abilities including job reports and daily job costs through the entire span of the job from job planning to execution and post job reviews.
  • Intermediate knowledge of computers and computer programs including but not limited to Microsoft Office and Weatherford proprietary programs.
  • Ability to work in a team environment, as well as an ability to work unsupervised and exercise initiative to resolve potential problems.
  • Must be able to travel on short notice and work in remote areas as required
  • Must possess strong leadership skills
  • Good organizational skills with a proven ability to work in a team environment
  • Proof of demonstrated communication skills (Oral, written, listening, face-to-face) with a commitment to professionalism in dealing with both internal and external contacts
  • Ability to interpret and follow a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedules form
  • Ability to work under stressful situations
  • Equipment troubleshooting skills (thinking of what can go wrong) with the ability to understand well bore conditions, dissect information, and offer logical and relevant solutions to complex equipment and/or down hold problems