Service Technician- Tongs

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Job Family: Field operations
Updated At: January 20, 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 620 locations, including manufacturing, service, research and development, and training facilities and employs approximately 24,000 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.


To set up, adjust, and maintain assigned equipment with responsibility for production and quality on this equipment


Analyze mechanical and operational problems on assigned equipment.  May be required to operate overhead cranes and/or forklift operations.

Correct and make adjustments to equipment to maintain maximum production quality.

Perform scheduled maintenance on equipment including refurbish, clean, and repair equipment. 

Perform preventative maintenance checks and inspections of assigned equipment, report finding to supervisor, and take appropriate action.

Test equipment to check operation.  Clear jams and set aside product for inspection and rework.

Analyze and record equipment problems.

Notify supervisor of recurring equipment malfunctions.

Available on a 24-hour call basis to respond to customer needs.

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.



0-2 years of experience

Mechanical aptitude

Ability to use hand tools and trade type tools

Ability to analyze problems

The physical ability to immediately respond to emergency situations.

Valid driver's license.




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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