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Job Family: Skilled trade
Updated At: November 8, 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.


Set up and operate CNC equipment to produce parts to specified tolerances of blueprints in above average time without assistance, applying knowledge of machine shop theory and procedures, shop mathematics, machinability of materials, and layout techniques.


Perform operational functions of CNC machines.

Maintain acceptable reject, scrap rates, and production rates.

Identify problems and be able to correct most of them with little assistance.

Mount, align, and secure tooling, attachments and work piece on machine.

Install cutting tools in machine.

Load control media, such as tape, card or disk, in machine controller or enter commands to retrieve pre-programmed instruction from database.

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

Start machine and monitor displays and machine operations to detect malfunctions.

Stop machine to change cutting tools and setup according to required machining sequence or to measure parts for conformance to blueprint specifications, using precision measuring instruments, without supervision, changing program if needed.

Maintain proper maintenance of machine, equipment and facilities and keep in proper condition.

Must provide all needed measuring tools and box to keep them in.

Follow all oral and written instruction correctly.

Required to hold tolerances within .0005 or as required by blueprints.

Responsible for recording all labor hours with time system accurately.

Handle machine finished items in a careful manner to prevent damage, maintain a neat and orderly work area, and function in a safe and reliable manner to prevent personal injury and/or property damage.

May assist in training new employees in proper machining techniques.

Responsible for cleaning machine and area prior to leaving each day.

Must understand and comply with all applicable licensee requirements.

Assist in training new employees on equipment techniques.

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.


Ability to work in a team oriented environment.

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

Ability to set-up and run CNC mill or lathe with no assistance and troubleshoot same programs for potential errors.

Able to make program edits.

Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, specifications and instructions

Scrap rate is consistently below 3.5% of output.  Meets or beats production standards 95% of the time.

Able to completely inspect machined parts.

Ability and willingness to assist in training new employees in proper machining techniques.

Ability to read a measuring tape, micrometer and callipers.

3-5 or more years of experience

The physical ability to immediately respond to emergency situations.

Must wear required PPE at all times where mandatory.


Demonstrated willingness to make process improvement suggestions and/or participate on process improvement teams.

Ability to set-up and run two similar machines during lunch, break or absence of operators.

Advanced knowledge of machines used, and processes.

Ability to use geometry and trigonometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.


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.