Shop Technician Job at Weatherford, Houston, TX

  • Weatherford
  • Houston, TX

Job Description


Weatherford is a leading global energy services company. Our world-class experts partner with customers to optimize their resources and realize the full potential of their assets. Across our operating locations, including manufacturing, research and development, service, and training facilities, operators choose us for strategic solutions that add efficiency, flexibility, and responsibility to any energy operation.

We are focused on technology development, digital solutions, and defining our footprint in the new energy space. Our ability to provide integrated solutions across our segments will be critical to growth in our core operations and the energy transition.

Energy producers face unique challenges every day, so it is our job to create solutions that enhance safety, streamline operations, and sustain uptime to meet or exceed their targets. We operate across the global energy landscape employing some of the best diverse talent in the industry. At Weatherford, we understand the value each individual brings to the table. We celebrate diversity in all its forms and are immensely proud of our workforce. We invite you to join our passionate, talented, word-class team.

When you join Weatherford, you instantly feel connected to something bigger a community that is grounded by our core values and driven to create innovative solutions for our customers. We celebrate each others successes, grow together, and learn from each other constantly. Individually, we are impressive. Together, we are unstoppable. We are One Weatherford.

Weatherford offers competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits program and provides you a challenging and enriching career path, with a healthy balance of structure and flexibility to chart your own course.

Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


Weatherford is hiring a Repair & Maintenance Technician for our West Greens Road facility in Houston. The R&M Technician will be working within a supportive, inclusive team in a fast-paced, progressive environment. The R&M Technician will provide hands-on technical support for the assembly and repair of drilling tools. The primary responsibility of the R&M Technician is to troubleshoot, implement mandatory modifications or preventative/corrective maintenance, assemble and test field equipment tools.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Maintains the highest standards of corporate governance, ensuring that all activities are carried out ethically and in compliance with Companys Security, Compliance & HSE policies, Management System, relevant laws, regulations, standards and industry practices and complies with the Companys Rules to Live By
  • Places Quality, Health & Safety, Security and protection of the Environment as core values while never intentionally placing employees, our processes, customers or the communities in which we live and work at risk
  • Seeks continual improvement in Health, Safety, Security & protection of the Environment, taking into account responsible care, process vulnerabilities, public, customer and employee inputs, knowledge and technology and best business practices to exceed customer expectations

  • Responsible for being familiar with the Company's Quality policies and takes an active role in the compliance and improvement of Weatherfords Management System
  • Maintains service quality as immediate priorities when working across all areas of the business and continually seeks areas for improvement

  • Assemble/disassemble product line tools as per procedure or Technical Work Instruction in accordance with Quality standards
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose issues with the tools
  • Implement mandatory modifications and/or preventive and corrective maintenance of the tools/assets
  • Conduct testing of tools/assets to ensure integrity of assemblies
  • Monitor, record, source and re-order day to day spares and consumables associated with the running of the plant
  • Prioritize workload according to the planned production schedule
  • Open crates and sort and place materials on racks/shelves/in bins as required
  • Prepare tools for shipment and convey materials and items from receiving or production areas to storage/other designated area by hand, forklift, or other means as required and in accordance with operator training
  • Record operational hours on tools/assets in work order system
  • Monitor and source spares and consumable levels to keep the plant operational and cost effective
  • Liaise with the production/shop supervisors and leads, engineering, and other support functions as required, communicating maintenance issues and requirements
  • Maintain daily workshop housekeeping
  • Successfully complete training plan and competency standards as set out in the position within company guidelines
  • Maintain a consistent level of production quality by adhering to manufacturing procedures and work instructions developing corrective action that may reduce ineffective and inefficient operation
  • Perform various other duties and activities as assigned by supervisor within the physical constraints of the job
  • Understand and follow maintenance and repair procedures/documentation for applicable products and equipment and complete all relevant documentation
  • Required to be available for any approved overtime outside of normal work schedule
  • Required to be available on call for any urgent needs

  • Maintains effective communications with all key stakeholders both internal and where appropriate external

  • All employees have an accountability to the organisation to be financially responsible whether they are in charge of a function budget or simply their own expenses
  • Costs incurred should be within approved budget, processed within agreed time frames & following the relevant financial policy and procedure

  • Employees have a responsibility for developing their own careers within the Company including completing all necessary function, compliance & business standards training to enhance their knowledge, skills and experience
  • Employees should engage on a regular basis with their line manager to discuss their personal performance, objectives and opportunities to enhance their skills and experience to support their career potential

  • Demontrates leadership, ethical behavior and adherence to Weatherford standards at all times


Experience & Education

  • 3+ years related experience in manufacturing/repair and maintenance environment
  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • 2+ years experience in related product line (MPD or BOP preferred)

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Basic computer skills
  • Basic operational knowledge of crane, forklift and materials handling equipment
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to work well with team members as well as individually
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Must be able to follow instructions
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds

  • Possess knowledge of workshop tools utilized by facility
  • IPC certification
Travel Requirement:

This role may require domestic and potentially international travel of up to: <10%

Job Tags

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