Product Line Engineer RRL Automation

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Job Family: Engineering
Updated At: October 10, 2017

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 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 Product Line Engineer will participate in product commercialization process for Production Optimization of ­­Reciprocating Rod Lift applications.  The Product Line Engineer will also provide dedicated product line support to regions globally to raise awareness in products and to provide training to improve regional competencies.


Work with staff to ensure global contacts are covered to secure business.

Work directly with Product Line Manager  to learn:

ALS Product Line

Reciprocating Rod Lift products

Production Optimization products (Rod Pump Controllers and Variable Speed Drives)

LiftAdvisor, LOWIS, and other RRL related software products

Work closely with Product Line Manager to gain a technical understanding of the RRL Optimization product line.

Become familiar with all products (RPCs, VSDs, instrumentation, software) within this product line and their application.

Gain a technical understanding of all RRL Optimization products.

Learn the benefits and WFT differentiators of the RRL Optimization products

Learn to diagnose dynamometer cards and how they are used to understand the performance of an RRL system.

Install and troubleshoot RRL Optimization products.

Assist in overseeing projects through the quotation, manufacturing, delivery, and installation phases.

Support engineering through conducting field trials of new products and documentation of new features.

Participate in the development of marketing material and technical documentation

Perform analysis of customer wells utilizing WFT software tools.

Promote and participate in technical product line presentations for internal and external clients within the US region.

Domestic and international travel for projects as required.  Travel may be approximately 50% of the time.

Relocation to permanent geographic assignment as directed by the GBU.  Domestic and International positions are possible.

Comply with all Weatherford safety procedures and policies

Work directly with end users 


 Understanding of electronic controls, variable speed drives, instrumentation, application programming, etc.

Understanding of order processes

Understanding of remote monitoring, telecommunications and SCADA system architecture

Computer skills. Microsoft Office Tools-

Report writing

Good communication and people skills

Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with clients


Good diagnostic and problem solving skills

Current passport without travel restrictions, or an ability to obtain one

Valid driver’s license


Knowledge of artificial lift systems and applications

Working knowledge of SCADA and communication systems



 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.

Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer 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.