Applications Engineer III – Completions – Bakersfield, CA

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Job Family: Engineering
Updated At: October 11, 2018

ORGANIZATION SUMMARY

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 www.weatherford.com 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.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Support Field Operations and assist in serving as a functional link between Sales, Operations, R&D, Sustaining Engineering, and PLM with regard to new technologies and existing products and services.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Develop fundamental product knowledge.

Learn and execute standard operational practices at field facilities and well-site locations.

Perform engineering and operational services in support of all aspects of sales and deployment of all supported product lines

Help be the binding link for product development and support between product line, operations, R&D, and sustaining engineering.

Assist in coordinating with the product line, technical sales, operations, and R&D during the development process to ensure that the new product becomes “what the customer wants.”

May provide input to PLM as to the required skills needed to sustain services and products locally.

Assist in planning and coordinating training as required by product line strategy.

Oversee, train, and support the introduction of technologies, products, and services until they can be handled locally.

Search and identify synergies between/across product lines.

Provide support to ensure successful application of technology developments to the market on a Global basis and develop Weatherford operating parameters for “best practices,” and “standardized operating procedures.”

Maintain and track job data for supported product lines

Respond to technical inquiries.

May facilitate communications required to assist in problem resolution and avoidance.

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.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

2-5 years of experience

At least one year of experience in Operations working in the shop and 1 year in the field with completions tools.

Experience working in the California market.

Engineering Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent experience in completions

Strong presentation and interpersonal skills

Experience in problem solving and troubleshooting

Ability to work in a team environment

Willingness to travel

 

POSITION SPECIFIC DETAILS

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. 

 

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