Wireline Field Operator, Red Deer, AB

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Job Family: Field operations
Updated At: 2017-10-30

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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 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.



Weatherford Canada Ltd provides a wide range of oil and gas services to national, integrated and independent oil and gas companies around the world, using fit-for-purpose technologies.  We are currently hiring Wireline Operators for our base in Red Deer, Alberta.

Experienced hands and entry level Operators would be provided hands-on training and have the opportunity to advance into supervisory positions.

The Operator is an entry level position to gain operational experience in maintaining and operating various components of the Wireline Services equipment. Working under the direct supervision of the Sr. Operator and/or Supervisor, the Operator will assist in safely carrying out rig-in/rig-out procedures, accurate data collection, reporting and performing general duties as assigned.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Driving Wireline unit to and from various job locations
  • Servicing of various down-hole tools and auxiliary equipment
  • Cleaning and maintenance of Wireline units, shop vehicles and shop
  • Rig up and rig out of all related Wireline Cased Hole equipment

This position is shift work with 24 hours on call and scheduled days off.  Individual must be willing and able to travel with wireline crew and must work well individually and in a team environment. 


  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug and physical test
  • Physically fit
  • Valid Class 3 Drivers license with air brake endorsement
  • Any other industry standard safety courses are a definite asset 


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