Rig Assistant (CoRod)

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Job Family: Field operations
Updated At: January 23, 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 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.



The Rig Assistant works with the Rig Operator in the installation and service of continuous sucker rod, pumps, drive units and other well site equipment. While adhering to all operational and safety procedures and guidelines.

The Rig Assistant will need to drive Weatherford equipment and adhere to all Weatherford policies and standards set for operating a Weatherford Vehicle.


Must understand and comply with all safety rules and company policies of Weatherford.

Assists in the installation and servicing of well site equipment, including continuous sucker rod, down hole pump and surface wellhead equipment.

Ensures tight connections on Corod, subsurface equipment, polish rod, BOP and wellhead surface equipment.

Ensures proper handling, use and maintenance of equipment and tools on the rig.

Drives crew vehicle in a safe manner.

Participates in daily/monthly safety meetings.

Immediately communicates all safety, operational and environmental concerns to the rig operator or supervisor.

Maintains a clean working area: customer lease, rig, truck and shop yard.

Observes job procedures and identifies problems, provides suggestions for controlling or eliminating problems, actively participates in continuous process improvement.

Participates in HOW 5 reporting.

Work assignments carried out to the highest quality level.

Perform various other duties assigned by supervisor within the physical constraints of the job.




Six months to one year working in the oilfield.

Tubing rig experience would be an asset.

Flexibility with regard to working hours

The physical ability to immediately respond to emergency situations.

Class A or B CDL

Reside within a 50 mile radius of Odessa/Midland area

Ability to lift and carry 50lbs

Physically able to stand and walk for long periods of time


High School diploma or GED

Coil tubing experience

Rig 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.



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