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Job Family: Field operations
Updated At: September 27, 2018

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  • To plan, co-ordinate, control and execute the installation of designated Weatherford equipment at the well site in-line with Weatherford and Client Company QHSSE policies, procedures and systems, Statutory Regulations and good industry practice.
  • Collect the relevant rig-site data, measure and check all equipment, review all QA /QC documents and third party rig-site equipment to determine that the operation can be safely executed as per the agreed procedures.
  • Primary point of contact for the customer at the well site, and the role is measured by the accurate fulfilment of job specific processes before, during and after equipment installation, and the quality of the customer interaction at the well site.
  • Record and report all job parameters while on the rig-site, allowing a full interpretation of the functionality of the equipment in relation to the well conditions.
  • Assist in the workshop and office when required.


1.    Complete Training Plans in a timely manner. Undertake any training deemed necessary to fulfil Weatherford/Customer requirements. Undertake any required training to a satisfactory level of achievement, and complete a periodic examination to assess the knowledge gained from the completion of the training.

2. Demonstrate, through competency assessment and internal interactions, full understanding of equipment, systems and functionality, hydraulics and down-hole calculations and make themselves aware of the job reporting process through the Training Plans and, if necessary, further interaction with the relevant Field Supervisors / Operations Supervisor.

3. Highlight any perceived personal training needs whether technical or non-technical in nature.

4. Communicate with/supervise the on-site rig crew, to ensure correct equipment handling and installation during the operation. Supervise own crew where applicable. These tasks should be carried using Tool Box Talks, Job Safety Analysis or similar methods.

5.  Ensure that all possible preparations have taken place, equipment is fit for purpose and all pre-installation checks/testing have been carried out.  Also to ensure that all documentation and/or certification is relative to equipment and valid as specified in the Quality and Safety management System.

6.  Install Weatherford equipment using proven and established working practises and procedures  within the remit of the Quality and Safety Management Systems.

7.   Maintain appropriate contact with client customer representative at the well-site and ensure that Weatherford Operations Supervisor is continually updated on current job status.

8. Produce in depth reports of all well site activities prior to and during installation. Update WPTS on completion of the operation. Communicate any Non Conformances via WPTS, gathering all relevant well-site data that will assist in Non-Conformance analysis.

9. Participate in regular Field Supervisors and/or Operations meetings to share and update on recent well-site activities, new equipment, processes and technical/safety information. Also to be briefed on Weatherford business pertaining to operational activities.

10. Attend pre-job briefing and debriefing meetings to update on customer requirements and/or parameters and communicate prepared reports to the Operations supervisors and assist in follow-up reporting/processing as required. De-briefs to be completed as soon as is practicable on return to base to minimise effect on ongoing operations.

11.  Promote Weatherford`s good name through customer interaction and a professional approach to the job in hand - fostering good relations for continued business.

12. Participate in workshop tasks where possible such as preparing assemblies, pressure testing, servicing and inspection of equipment as per Weatherford Quality and Safety Management Systems Policies & Procedures.

13.Assist with office tasks such as Torque and drag simulations, quoting and tendering, customer visits and report writing to enhance career progression opportunities.

14. Communicate with the Operations Supervisor any problems that may effect system integrity or lead to loss time or safety incidents at the well-site. Report as nessecary to the Well Site Supervisor/Customer Representative.

15. Maintain a professional demeanour and attitude:

16.   Any other delegated responsibilities as instructed by Line Management within the timeframe specified in a safe and efficient manner to meet business requirements, provided the instruction is reasonable and the person is capable to fulfil these.


  • Demonstrate a personal commitment to Quality, Health, Safety, Security and the Environment.
  • Apply Weatherford, and where appropriate Client Company’s, Quality, Health, Safety, Security & Environment Policy and Safety Management Systems
  • Consult the Risk Assessment Sheets and any other safety information relevant to the task to be  performed.


  • To be prepared to work shifts and/or “on call” to meet operational requirements.
  • Work to the requirements listed in the UK Offshore Supplement section of youe terms of employment.
  • Train or Work primarily in the Europe & Sub Sahara Africa region but potentially globally if required. Some countries will require visa’s, bloods test, inoculations and other certification to permit entry or work to be carried out.
  • Pay for any costs incurred whilst traveling then reclaim the appropriate costs as per Weatherford Expenses Policy. Prior approval must be sought for any items not directly covered in the Policy.






  • Possess a good level of general education in Mathematics & English Language
  • Basic Offshore Safety Energency training (BOSET, HUET etc)


  • Another European language
  • Full Driving Licence
  • An appropriate Engineering diploma in Higher Education 




  • Must demonstrate a good knowledge of Rig Systems and Drilling Operations, Well Services Operations and/or Well Completions along with a full understanding of Down-hole Hydraulics and the ability to perform calculations related to the appropriate well operations.
  • Must demonstrate excellent Supervisory and Communication skills, along with an ability to work in a team environment, as well as an ability to work unsupervised and exercise initiative to resolve potential problems.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to effectively utilise dedicated resources.
  • Must demonstrate basic computer skills & knowledge.

Preferred: Previous Downhole tools experience.



  • Basic PC skills
  • Understanding of Downhole Tools, Hydraulics and Rig Components
  • Demonstrable basic knowledge of oilfield equipment
  • Manual handling training
  • Risk assessment training
  • Safe start observation training
  • EEP essentials


  • Workshop training
  • Overhead Crane / Slinging Training
  • Forklift Certificate



  • Possess good, basic supervisory skills, and proven communication skills.
  • Demonstrate proven ability to participate well in a team environment.
  • Demonstrate proven ability to work unsupervised and exercise initiative to resolve potential problems.
  • Must be able to anticipate customer needs and be a key player in developing relationships.
  • Must have a clear customer focus, and be able to understand the variety of people and business cultures in different areas of the business and respond to them accordingly.
  • Must be able to use the right information and/or systems and/or technology, and be able to consistently identify and recommend improvements as appropriate.
  • Must have a good commercial awareness.
  • Must be a team player with good communication skills, both verbal and written.