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Job Family: Skilled trade
Updated At: August 22, 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 more than 80 countries and has a network of approximately 700 locations, including manufacturing, service, research and development, and training facilities and employs approximately 26,500 people.

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 Scope:

Learn and gain knowledge in operations of CNC lathes or mills used to machine Weatherford equipment and components per drawings and prints issued by engineering.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:  (not listed in any particular order) 

Perform basic operational functions of CNC machines.

Develop a working knowledge of various types of tool holders, tools, boring bars, and inserts used on the CNC machines.

Maintain acceptable reject and scrap rates, production rates.

Mount, align, and secure tooling, attachments and work piece on machine.

Install cutting tools in machine spindle.

Learn to load control media, such as tape, card or disk, in machine controller or enter commands to retrieve pre-programmed instructions from database.

Learn to calculate and set machine controls to position spindle in relationship to work piece and to regulate factors, such as cutting depth, speed, feed, and coolant flow.

Stat machine and monitor displays and machine operations to detect malfunctions.

Stop machine to change cutting tools and setup according to required machining sequence to measure parts for conformance to blueprint specifications, using precision measuring instruments, under supervision.

Maintain proper maintenance of machine, equipment and facilities and keep in proper condition.

Identify problems and be able to correct them with some assistance.

Responsible for keeping the Machine Shop are clean and orderly at all times.

Know and understand Weatherford’s Enterprise Excellence Process and the 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.

Must understand and comply with all applicable licensee requirements.

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.



Ability to work in a team oriented environment.

Ability and desire to be at work on time and learn new skills.

Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, specifications and instructions

Attendance is in compliance with company guidelines.

Ability to perform basic mathematical problems.

Ability to use micrometers and standard measuring skills.

Mechanical aptitude.

Ability to operate CNC or manual machine with close supervision.

1 – 2 years prior machining experience


Advanced mathematical skills.

1 – 2 years prior machining experience


Weatherford offers competitive compensation and benefits upon hire; including paid vacation to start, matching 401K program, comprehensive benefits program 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.