RM Technician I

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Updated At: December 12, 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 www.weatherford.com 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.


Perform Level II Repair and Maintenance activities of Rotary Steerable Technologies


Performs inbound and outbound tests of Bias Units, Controllers, and Downlink Commanders.

Assembles and disassembles all sizes of bias units and controllers, ensuring quality and service procedures are followed

Assembles and disassembles Downlink Commanders for complete service and ensures recertification is performed.

Operates the Break-out Unit to assemble and disassemble Bias Units

Performs visual inspection on all parts according to the pass/fail criteria as laid out in the WI.  Defers questionable parts to QC.

Completes documentation on parts that do not meet the quality standard and removes those parts to the Inventory room for repair or disposal.

Performs failure analysis and updates analysis in the Reliability database. 

On Call 24/7 capability

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


Mechanically inclined

Technical knowledge of Drilling Systems products and Services

Excellent communication, organization, troubleshooting and teamwork skills

A positive attitude and a high degree of self-discipline and motivation.

Self-sufficient, ability to work under demanding conditions. Works well with   others.

Minimum High School education or equivalent


Familiarity with Weatherford QHSSE practices, policies, and procedures

Previous experience as a R&M Technician - RSS I, LWD I, or LWD II


Previous training or experience as a mechanical technician

Familiarity with Weatherford QHSSE practices, policies, and procedures

Previous experience as a R&M Technician - RSS I, LWD I, or LWD II

Previous training or experience as a mechanical technician


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.