Company: Weatherford
Skills: Machinist
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Huntsville, 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.



Plans numerical control program to control contour-path machining of metal parts on automatic machine tools.  Set up numerical control machines or machining centers to perform various machine functions.


Know and understand Weatherford's Enterprise Excellence Process and the Quality Policy and comply with all requirements of the Quality Systems Manual, Operating and Technical Procedures and Workplace Instructions.

Must understand and comply with all safety rules and company policies of Weatherford.

Must understand and comply with all applicable licensee requirements.

Read and interpret blueprints, planning sheets, sketches, and related technical data to determine tooling requirements, set procedures, control settings and machining methods and sequences.

Calculate and set machine controls to position spindle in relationship to work piece and to regulate factors, such as cutting depth, speed, feed, and coolant flow.

Prepares geometric layouts using computer software.

Writes instruction sheets and cutter lists to guide set-up and operation of machine.

Writes program of machine instructions.

Observes operation of machine on trial run to prove taped or programmed instructions.

Computes angular and linear dimensions, radii, and curvature, and outlines sequence of operations required to machine part.

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.



Knowledge of machine tool capabilities, machinability of materials, and shop math.

Proficient computer knowledge, including Excel, Programming software.

Intermediate Microsoft Office

Ability to read and interpret blueprints.

Programming of two axis lathe.

Programming of up to four axis milling.

Programming of API and premium threads.

Ability to make program edits at machine if needed.

Ability to assist, and troubleshoot machine setups.

Intermediate understandings of DNC transfers.

Manage ECN process to ensure proper revision of part programs.

Ability to work in a team oriented environment.

3-5 years Mfg. experience

At least 5 years of NC experience

The physical ability to immediately respond to emergency situations.

Must wear required PPE at all times where mandatory.


Prior experience with oilfield tools.

Prior lathe and mill experience

2 years college or programming in a technical schooling

Should be capable of following written and oral instructions carefully.



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.