Wireline Field Engineer - Lloydminster, SK

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Job Family: Field operations
Updated At: October 9, 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 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 Wireline Engineers/Supervisors ensure that our customer's requirements are met or exceeded by maintaining a high standard of professionalism, quality, efficiency, and safety in the performance of well logging and completion operations. With your professionalism, strong work ethic, leadership and teamwork skills, you will help make Weatherford the preferred wireline service company in Canada.

The position of Field Engineer/Supervisor is physically and mentally challenging, and is a very rewarding and respected job in the oil and gas industry. As a Field Engineer, you will be responsible for:

The operation and management of a mobile wireline field unit and crew;

The operation of a proprietary surface computer system to collect, QC, and analyze complex geological, geophysical, and mechanical readings from sub-surface well logging tools. The quality and accuracy of these logs are crucial as the oil company makes major production decisions from them;

Providing reliable, prompt, and courteous service to Weatherford's customers on a 24-hour basis;

Isolating and solving complex problems on the job site with the assistance of our technical support groups;

Personal career development through external and internal technical and non-technical training;

You will be required to work in a field setting for extended hours.

The initial training period for this position is approximately six months.  You will spend eight weeks in our Ft. Worth, Texas training facility where you will be taught all the technical skills necessary to become a successful Junior Field Engineer/Supervisor.  The remainder of your training will be spent under the direct supervision of an experienced Field Engineer/Supervisor who will help you develop your skills in the field until you are proficient to work on your own.


BS in Engineering / Geology / Earth Sciences/Geo Sciences or applicable Wireline experience

College Certificate in Engineering

Mechanical interest and inclination

Understanding of fundamental math, physics and electricity

Basic computer skills

Clean driver's abstract

Positive attitude and the ability to interact and perform successfully within a team environment

Excellent communicatation skills in the English Language, both verbal & written

Available 24/7 with scheduled days off

The physical ability to immediately respond to emergency situations

Willingness to work under varying conditions and in remote locations

Ability to perform under pressure and meet deadlines

Willingness to relocate

Must be able to travel to the US to attend formal training classes.

Successful completion of drug and physical testing



Experience or knowledge of operating in the Oil & Gas industry

Previous Wireline experience

Any valid industry standard tickets




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.