Project Engineer (East Coast Operations) - Paradise, NL

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Job Family: Field operations
Updated At: January 13, 2020


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 and connect with Weatherford on LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube 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.


Weatherford Canada is currently looking for a Project Engineer for our East Coast Operations. Based in St. John's, NL, the successful incumbent will be responsible for all engineering and technical disciplines that projects involve. The incumbent will schedule, plan, forecast, resource and manage all the technical activities aiming at assuring project accuracy and quality from conception to completion.


Review job needs to make sure tools and equipment needed are in stock

Provide customer with recommendations, procedures and drawings when a changing plan is necessary

Provide customer with reports of history of tools run and results obtained, history of the job and related information prior to leaving rig site

Provide technical support to our clients on job planning while onshore

Collect client well information and status of operations

Write work instructions/procedures/proposals

Adhere to Weatherford’s OEPS and Weatherford Eastern Canada’s API Q2 requirements

Create and update service quality plans

Create BHA Drawings and with accurate parameters including tensile and torsional limitations for all equipment

Finalize job by getting reports, job logs signed by company representative

Actively participate in shop servicing, dressing, and loadouts of equipment

Perform operations in accordance with company policies and customer requirements



Degree in Engineering (Mechanical or Petroleum)

5+ years experience in offshore operations

Ability to work successfully and maintain a high degree of accuracy

Ability to use skills knowledge and techniques in problem recognition and solution development

Attention to detail, organizational skills, strong leadership and decision making skills

Ability to work within a team and excellent communication skills

Strong customer service skills

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software package

Proficient computer knowledge for and a wide range of programs and hardware


Weatherford offers competitive compensation and benefits upon hire; including 3 weeks’ vacation to start, an RRSP program, a full comprehensive extended benefits program including a health spending account, and opportunities for on-going training and career development.

As this position is safety sensitive, selected candidates will be required to complete pre-employment drug, alcohol and medical testing. Additionally, as this role requires travel to offshore platforms, candidates will be required to complete applicable offshore training including offshore medical testing and basic survival training.

This role may require work on-shore and off-shore in facilities with smoke-free environments. All successful candidates will be required to adhere to Weatherford and customer requirements restricting or prohibiting tobacco usage.



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