Equipment Repair and Maintenance Technician

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Updated At: October 31, 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.


Provide basic repair and maintenance of equipment under direct supervision. Perform general household housekeeping functions as needed. Learn basic functions of equipment and processes in the workshop.


Operate crane and/or forklift to load and unload jobs under supervision.

Clean, service, and refurbish equipment as required by supervisor.

Assembly and disassembly of tools under supervision relative to services provided per location.

Convey materials and items from receiving or production areas to storage or to other designated area by hand, forklift, or other under supervision.

Sort and place materials or items on racks, shelves, or in bins as required under supervision.

Open crates, and other containers, using hand tools under supervision.

Verify quantities and count independently as required under supervision.

Prepare shipments as required under supervision.

Accept incoming shipments under supervision.

Required to be available on a 24 hours call basis as needed.

May be asked to travel to various work locations when needed.

Learn fundamental maintenance and process procedures for applicable products and equipment.

Complete training plan as set out in the position within company guidelines.

Work assignments carried out to the highest quality level and within time constraints as required.

Perform various other duties and activities as assigned by supervisor within the physical constraints of the job.


Ability to safely operate relevant machinery.

Good verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to follow written and oral instructions

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.

Ability to read and carry out work instructions in order to safely and efficiently execute job tasks.

Functional English comprehension in reading, writing and speaking

Must have valid/current Driver’s License 

Must have strong computer skills. 

Physical ability to immediately respond to emergency situations.

Ability to work in indoor and outdoor environment including uneven terrain and inclimate weather.

Ability to read measuring tape, micrometers and calipers.

Ability and desire to be at work on time and to learn new skills.

Possess strong mechanical aptitude.

Ability to work in a team-oriented environment. 

Must be able/willing to work long hours and weekends. 

Must reside in or near a 25 mile range of Pearland TX area. 


High School Diploma or Equivalent

Prior shop or maintenance experience 

Previous experience in inventory, quality, warehouse of pipe materials


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.