Mechanic – Continuous Rod – Bakersfield, CA

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Job Family: Skilled trade
Updated At: June 29, 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 LinkedInTwitterYouTube 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.



Repair, install, adjust, or maintain industrial machinery systems in both the field and in the shop.


Confer with Mechanic III’s and observe, test, and evaluate operation of machinery and equipment to diagnose cause of malfunction.

Disassemble equipment to remove parts and make repairs.

Examine parts for defects, such as breakage or excessive wear.

Repair, replace, adjust, and align components of equipment.

Clean and lubricate parts and equipment.

Test-run repaired equipment to verify adequacy of repairs.

Fabricate replacement parts.

Know and understand Weatherford Quality Policy and comply with all requirements of the Quality Systems Manual, Operating and Technical Procedures and Workplace Instructions.

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

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.



1-2 years' experience in mechanics or related field

Good communication skills

Ability to follow repair manuals

The physical ability to immediately respond to emergency situations.

Mechanical aptitude


General knowledge of equipment diagnosis and repair

Formal mechanic training or related field training



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. VEVRAA Federal Contractor – Priority Referral Requested

Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer Females/ Minorities/ Veterans/Disabled 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.