Company: Weatherford
Skills: Reliability Engineer
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Midland, Texas, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.


Weatherford is one of the largest multinational oilfield service companies providing innovative solutions, technology and services to the oil and gas industry. The Company operates in over 90 countries and has a network of approximately 1,000 locations, including manufacturing, service, research and development, and training facilities and employs approximately 29,500 people. For more information, visit  and connect with Weatherford on  LinkedIn ,  Twitter ,  YouTube  and  Facebook .

Weatherford delivers innovative technologies and services designed to meet the world's current and future energy needs in a safe, ethical, and sustainable manner. Grounded by our core values and inspired by our world-class people, we are committed to being a trusted business partner to those we serve.



The Reliability Engineer is responsible for performing root cause analysis of performance problems, identifying and implementing corrective and preventative actions, and communicating findings to internal and external customers.  They perform analysis to evaluate performance of technologies and services and identify negative trends for the focus of product engineering.  They also ensure changes and alerts are communicated throughout the district, and that all systems are properly utilized and data is complete. 


Perform Root Cause Analysis on equipment and service failures; indentify root causes of incidents and detail recommended preventative / corrective actions.

Prepare incident reports detailing incident analysis and preventative / corrective actions, and as needed, present them to internal staff, management, and clients.

Gather and examine reliability data from the field, Reliability database and IMARKS; correlate the data for analysis using well defined engineering techniques and principles and identify trends for Global Reliability Engineering and Product Engineering.

Perform life cycle cost analysis on new equipment, repairs, and upgrades; identify opportunities to reduce costs where costs are excessive

Identify and document cost of failure as it relates to tool repairs, lost revenue, shipping and penalties.

Communicate published Engineering Change Notices and Tech Alerts within the district; hold and lead regular review meetings with all relevant parties. 

Ensure that corrective actions and change requests from within the district are communicated to Global via C-PAR's or CR's, and follow up with their approval and implementation.

Be proactive in offering suggestions and/or proposals to improve product line reliability, reduce maintenance costs, increase revenue, and improve maintenance efficiency

Assist with the introduction of new products within the district with a focus on identification of problems, and feedback of corrective and preventative actions.

Confirm runs where equipment is operated out of specification, identify the costs expected to return the equipment to operating condition and the corrective actions needed to prevent recurrence, and prepare billing reports for clients where applicable.

Ensure that all district personnel are familiar with and adhering to internal reporting systems.

Ensure memory data from each run is consolidated, available and uploaded on the shared drive in each location.

Assist with troubleshooting and correct classification of equipment failures within district

Undertake specific Product Engineering projects.

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.

•             a safe and healthy workplace for all employees;

•             enforcing all safety precautions and practices;

•             promoting safe work practices;

•             Attending mandatory safety meetings and maintaining Company property and equipment in safe operating conditions at all times.

Knows, understands, and promotes Weatherford's Enterprise Excellence Process and the Quality Policy and complies with all requirements of the Quality Systems Manual, Operating and Technical Procedures and Workplace Instructions.

Understands and complies with all safety rules and company policies of Weatherford.



Strong communication, organizing, troubleshooting, analytical, and multi-tasking skills, especially when under pressure

Positive attitude, with a high degree of self-discipline and self-motivation

Ability to collaborate with others and have good team-building skills

Thorough technical knowledge of drilling systems products and services.

Strong technical writing skills

Strong user of Excel, Word, and Outlook

Three or more years 'hands-on' experience in oilfield environment where Directional Drilling technologies are operated or serviced

Must reside in or near Midland TX.  Must be able and willing to work in the Midland office daily.  This is not a rotational.  


Previous experience dealing with independent troubleshooting,

Technical degree in Engineering or equivalent experience

Five or more years 'hands-on' experience in performing R&M on, or field operation of Directional Technologies

Previous R&M or Operational management experience

Familiarity with Oilfield QHSSE practices, policies, procedures, and software (IMARKS, Reliability, WAM, CORE, FIRST)

Familiarity with SAP and/or JDE software



Weatherford offers competitive compensation and benefits upon hire; including paid vacation to start, matching 401K program, comprehensive benefits program, and employee stock purchase program (ESPP) and opportunities for on-going training and career development. VEVRAA Federal Contractor - Priority Referral Requested

Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer Females/ Minorities/ Veterans/Disabled and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 



Weatherford is one of the largest multinational oilfield service companies providing innovative solutions, technology and services to the oil and gas industry. We may be a large company, but we empower our team to create fresh ideas that challenge convention and break the status quo. Our employees are the key to driving our growth and success. Everywhere we operate, they are inspired to develop new and efficient ways of raising the bar to meet the needs of an evolving industry and solve our clients’ toughest challenges.


At Weatherford, you will work in an exciting, high-energy environment where we are making groundbreaking, award-winning advancements in oilfield technology.  The opportunity to explore your potential is limitless.


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Weatherford is ranked in the Global Top 10 in Rigzone's Ideal Employer Rankings - find out more here.