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Job Family: Field operations
Updated At: February 12, 2019


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.


This position is focused on providing the necessary skills and knowledge in order to safely perform MicrofluxTM Control System (MFC) functions as a technician. The expectation is for the individual to be proficient in applying knowledge and applications of the MicrofluxTM Control System and Rotating Control Devices (RCD). Duties and responsibilities are to assist and lead if needed in the rig up, maintenance and operation of all MFC and RCD equipment on the rig site and base when required.

Under the direction and supervision of the location manager, the technician will undergo training in order to meet the minimum HSE certification and technical requirements required to rig up, operate, perform maintenance and troubleshoot the MFC and RCD.


Conducts maintenance of the MFC and RCD at the job site and workshop when required

Rig up, operate and perform troubleshooting of the MFC and RCD equipment at the job site or workshop, ensures all paperwork and HSE requirements are met and complied with

Perform green tagging, In Casing Test and all documented procedures for the MFC and RCD

Required to complete the MicrofluxTM Control System Technician and RCD Operator Level competency standards

Install and remove bearing of RCD

Under minimal supervision, performs field operations of MFC and RCD equipment including operating the MFC from the Operator’s Panel.

Troubleshoot all electrical/electronic components and repair/maintain chokes and other mechanical equipment as necessary.

Completes all the necessary reports/paperwork related to MFC operation.

Keeps updated on all MFC and RCD inspection requirements.

Provides onsite job support to include but not limited to: mechanical, hydraulic functionality, revision changes, compatibility issues, troubleshooting, system versions, of MFC and RCD components.

Keep updated on RCD, mechanical and hydraulic equipment manufacturing or regulatory standards.

Knows and understands Weatherford Quality Policy and complies with all requirements of the Quality Systems Manual, Operating and Technical Procedures and Workplace Instructions

Comply with Quality, Health, Security and Environment (QHSE) procedures and documentation on site for specific shift.

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

Demonstrates and apply knowledge and understanding of all matters related to the MFC and RCD and accessories.

Perform all duties regarding Secure Drilling Services and Weatherford assigned by management or supervisors within the physical demand of the job description.


Good mechanical aptitude
Understanding of pressure safety
Good organizational and planning skills
Ability to work closely with other team members
Helpful and highly motivated with the ability to priorities workloads
Good attention to detail
Flexible and able to support and interface with members of staff at all levels
Willingness to learn
Good interpersonal skills
Good communication skills (verbal and written)
Must be willing to travel to remote land and offshore work locations and possibly to other countries.
Ability to travel internally in the region or globally if required attending meetings, customer office assignments or operations.
The physical ability to immediately respond to emergency situations.
Availability to be on-call, work outside normal business hours and travel as required
Requires extensive travel both domestically and/or internationally and extended stays away from home
Understand basic principles of electricity
Understand basic principles of hydraulics
2 year of Managed Pressure Drilling experience
Previous experience in the oil and gas industry
High School Diploma or GED


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.