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Job Family: Field operations
Updated At: October 18, 2018

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 Position Details:

Weatherford is currently recruiting university graduates for field engineer traineeships in multiple  locations.  As a university graduate, you will be given the knowledge, tools, and mentorship needed to create a successful career through a variety of talent development programs, including formal training to develop and enhance technical and non-technical, individual, and business acumen skill sets. For example, graduate engineers who qualify for our NextGen program – a five-year leadership development program that is designed to accelerate technical and soft-skill development to prepare one for future leadership positions.  You will collaborate with cross-functional teams, while making a real impact on the job.  The current product lines hiring for NextGen field engineers are Wireline, Completions, Drilling Services and Artificial Lift Systems. 

As a field engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Providing reliable, prompt, and courteous service to Weatherford's customers on a 24-hour basis.
  • Isolating and solving complex problems on the job site with the assistance of our technical support groups;
  • Personal career development through external and internal technical and non-technical training;
  • You will be required to work in an outdoor setting for extended hours; at times, extreme climates.


  • Must be in the process of completing a Bachelor’s degree by May 2018 or have completed Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering,   Electrical Engineering or Geoscience.
  • Must be willing and able to work outdoors and in remote locations for extended periods.
  • Must be willing to potentially relocate / rotate to different locations every 6 months to 1 year for the first three years of the program.
  • Mechanical interest and inclination
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Basic computer and problem solving skills
  • Valid Drivers License
  • Ability to pass a drug, background and motor vehicle screening