MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

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Updated At: September 28, 2017

ORGANIZATION SUMMARY

 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.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Responsible for the maintenance and repair of all equipment in the plant and office facility with the ability to work in a variety of areas including electrical/electronics/PLCs, mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic equipment.

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Work independently to ensure operation of plant assets by the timely completion of preventative and condition-based maintenance requirements on presses, hydraulic systems, engines, motors, pumps, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer’s instructions and engineering specifications to trouble shoot malfunctions.

Provides emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and performs scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service.

Performs job tasks for the planning and execution of shutdowns/outages

Performs mechanic skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic troubleshooting and repair of production machines

Locates sources of problems by observing mechanical and/or electrical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments. Remove/replace defective parts by dismantling devices; using hoists, cranes, forklifts, scissor lift, boom lift, and hand/power tools.

Check, repair and replace defective parts making necessary adjustments to ensure proper machine functioning.

Modify existing machine tools to allow for the performance of specified operations.

Responsible to maintain up to date spare parts and drawings.

Determines changes in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting parts; using calipers, micrometers and other measuring instruments. Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments by using hand tools, precision tools and instrumentation..

Inspect facilities, buildings, equipment, grounds and systems for cleanliness, unsafe or malfunctioning conditions and take appropriate action to remedy discrepancies.

Conduct routine, preventive maintenance and repairs on facilities, mechanical and electrical equipment, and systems to minimize interruptions and improve efficiency

Conduct all assigned work utilizing an approved work order prioritization matrix.

Track, record, manage and communicate all assigned work orders by means of maintenance management programs and systems

Submit purchase orders for items to maintain all inventory, supplies, materials and consumables to perform maintenance and repairs. 

Clean and lubricate machines, including dismantling and repair

Maintain and repair basic electrical connections

Teach routine preventative maintenance to production and maintenance workers

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

Work under minimal supervision and relate to other self-directed work groups.

Oversee contractors and vendors activities concerning mechanical maintenance and repairs of equipment and machinery to ensure highest quality of goods and services are received and within established budget.

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

Know and understand Weatherford quality policy and complies with all requirements of the quality manual, operating and technical procedures plus workplace instructions. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 High School Diploma or equivalent required.Technical training; exposure to high-speed equipment preferred.Two or more years of related experience in maintenance of production machines.Special skills required:  electronic/electrical, PLC and computers, safety, troubleshooting, test equipment, schematics, mechanical, metric system, statistical process control (SPC), blueprint reading, measuring techniques and pneumaticsHigh School Diploma or equivalent required.

Technical training; exposure to high-speed equipment preferred.

Three or more years of related experience in maintenance of production machines.

Special skills required:  electronic/electrical, PLC and computers, safety, troubleshooting, test equipment, schematics, mechanical, metric system, statistical process control (SPC), blueprint reading, measuring techniques and pneumatics

Extensive intricate knowledge of machines used

Basic computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office Software

Ability to read blue prints and electrical schematics

Knowledge of welding procedures

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos

Ability to read and interpret charts, gauges, building plans, blue prints, operations/maintenance manuals, specifications and schematics

Basic understanding of mathematics

Familiar with hand tools and inspection devices

Ability to pass forklift operators test and operate a forklift

Understand basic trouble-shooting techniques

The physical ability to immediately respond to emergency situations

Preferred:

Good verbal communication skills

Ability to follow oral instructions

Able to work closely with fellow employees

POSITION SPECIFIC DETAILS

 Weatherford offers competitive compensation and benefits upon hire; including paid vacation to start, matching 401K program, comprehensive benefits program, and employee stock purchase program (ESPP) and opportunities for on-going training and career development.

Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer 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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