Lab Technician - Midland, TX

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Job Family: Laboratory
Updated At: April 30, 2018

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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.


Assist with setup and running of test programs.  Assist with maintenance of test equipment and clean-up of lab and lab equipment.


Assist with maintaining equipment in good working order. 

Gather test parts and equipment and set up tests.

Assist with inventory.

Assist with operating test equipment (triple pump, mud flow loop, haskel pump, hot oil cell, etc.).

Conclude test setups and store equipment properly.

Maintain the appearance of office, slab and grounds around the facility.

Clean up test facility and test equipment as required.

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 operate material handling equipment.

Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.

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

Ability to follow oral instructions.

Ability to read a measuring tape, micrometer, and calipers.

Good knowledge of overhead cranes.

Ability to work closely with fellow employees.

The physical ability to immediately respond to emergency situations.


Knowledge of testing equipment used and tests to be performed.

1-2 years experience in testing environment


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.