Field Specialist -ALS

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Job Family: Field operations
Updated At: August 28, 2019


 Basic Function: Responsible for providing field engineering services pertaining to the installation, operation, troubleshooting, maintenance, and optimization of surface and downhole equipment for HL and RRL systems. Responsible for coordinating the operations resources and ensuring that the work is completed on time with acceptable quality. Also plays a primary role interfacing and coordinating with customers and management.




Duties, Responsibilities & Accountabilities:


  • Adhere to Safety procedure and policies in accordance with safety management system. Including:
    • Active participation and contribution to specific safety initiatives in meetings.
    • Report all hazardous and unsafe acts.
    • Actively promote positive safety culture.
  • Adhere to Quality procedure and policies in accordance with the Weatherford quality assurance system, Including:
    • Compliance to work instructions.
    • Raising corrective actions for all non-conformances.
  • Identifying areas requiring improvement and / or audit.

Provide field engineering services (supervise & participate) pertaining to the installation, operation, troubleshooting, maintenance, and optimization of surface and downhole equipment for HL and RRL

systems (surface and downhole). Oversee the work and coordinate duties of the field technicians at the rig/well site.

  • Work closely with the operations team to schedule activities
  • Provide regular reports to the Operations Manager
  • Assure all required resources to the operation, including personnel, logistics, and materials/equipment.
  • Remain in close contact with the Operations Manager to be informed about the operational requirements.  Analyse these requirements in relation to equipment and personnel available and if necessary make recommendations/suggestions.
  • Any other duties as directed

Scope of Responsibilities:

  • The flexibility to travel to field locations.


  • Good written and verbal communication skills.


  • Good command of English, both written and verbal




Required Skills:

  • Must possess an Algerian driver’s license; must have knowledge of any applicable driving regulations •    A high level of communication skills
  • Ability to manage the customers issues
  • Ability to manage processes
  • Understanding of the client or end user requirements
  • Understanding the scope of works.
  • Good command of English, both written and verbal




  • Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and Visio computer skills
  • Advanced Math skills, able to calculate pressures, volumes, mechanics, advanced hydraulics
  • Able to demonstrate Level 2 competency for field operations
  • Able to demonstrate workshop competency
  • Mechanical ability necessary to perform tasks
  • Good oral and advanced written communication skills
  • Self-motivated, self-starter
  • Must be able to follow instructions
  • Able to work closely with fellow employees
  • Relevant oilfield product knowledge
  • Rig knowledge
  • Advanced industry knowledge of cross product equipment (e.g. completion) Technical writing skills .

Required Education:

  • Essential: University Engineering degree


  • Preferred: Degree in petroleum or mechanical engineering. 

Required Experience:

  • Level 1: Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in oilfield operations at wellsite and office level related to the installation and operations of HL and RRL systems