Shop Technician - Paradise, NL

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Updated At: December 2, 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 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 Shop Technicians in our St. John's, NL location for our East Coast Division.

The successful candidate will learn to maintain equipment while adhering to standard safety and quality operational policies and procedures. 


Servicing and maintenance of all facility tools and equipment

Perform maintenance and repairs according to written work instructions

Ensure all operational records are reported to the appropriate personnel

Clean and maintain Personal Protective Equipment, shop work area, hand tools, and equipment storage areas

Ensure all work is carried out according to QMS standards

Assist Shop Supervisor and Product Line teams in assessing damages and determining repairs

Actively participate in all safety meetings


High School Diploma

Demonstrated knowledge of Material Handling Equipment (i.e. Forklifts, Overhead and Job Cranes, etc.)

Intermediate knowledge of mechanical repairs and technical inspection services

Ability to coordinate required tasks on own initiative in a fast-paced environment

Ability to work under minimal supervision

Mechanical aptitude

Strong communication skills, both verbal and written

Basic Computer Skills


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 may require travel to offshore platforms, candidates may be required to complete applicable offshore training including offshore medical testing and basic survival training. If working on-shore or off-shore in 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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