CNC Machinist III

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Job Family: Skilled trade
Updated At: November 8, 2019

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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 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.



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To operate automatic turning equipment to its maximum and produce parts which are in tolerance of all prints.  Generally run parts which are of more critical nature.  To assist programmer and to set up and fully maintain turning equipment.  Generally can run 1 or more different types N.C. equipment with different controller.  May be required to run 2 at the same time. 


Must be able to load and download programs, select proper tooling and grades.

Must tool up machine, incorporate fixtures and or jigs for special jobs.

Proof out programs and make necessary corrections.

Make adjustments on feeds and speeds.

Perform all daily maintenance as well as troubleshoot problems, mechanical and minor electrical with the assistance of an electrician.

Alter programs as needed with approval of Programmer / Coordinator.

Work with programmer to improve parts.

Must perform in process inspection of parts during batch runs.

Capable of doing all math including basic shop geometry and trigonometry.

Must run machine unsupervised.

Must run all parts which are of tight tolerance, generally these pars have a tolerance of + .002 and in some cases + .0005.

Must be able to run more than one piece of equipment, as production requires.

Must furnish calibrated measurement instruments required by Weatherford for this position as per the attached listing.

Maintain neat housekeeping.

Know and understand Weatherford 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.

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.




Must be able to read blueprints.

Must be able to use all machinist devices and hand tools.

Capable of doing all math including basic shop geometry and trigonometry.

Ability to understand and proof out G-coded programs, as well as conversational programs along with some programming as needed.

Must be able to set up, program, and operate machine

Minimum 4-6 years experience on numerical controls.

The physical ability to immediately respond to emergency situations.

Ability to work night shift preferred




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.




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