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Job Family: Laboratory
Updated At: 2018-03-08

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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.


Perform drilling rig running operations in a safe and efficient manner. Work with other rotary helpers to perform drilling operations on the rig floor, mix mud and perform equipment maintenance as needed.  Working closely with the engineering group and the rig crew, ensure that test activities are performed as planned.


Know and understand Weatherford’s Operational Excellence and Performance System (OEPS) and the Quality, Health, Safety, Security, and Environment (QHSSE) policies and comply with all requirements of the Quality Systems Manual, Operating and Technical Procedures and Workplace Instructions.

Work closely with the Driller and the Rotary Helper A to ensure that drilling rig operations are performed safely and efficiently.

Assist in coordinating and performing tasks on the rig with the other rotary helpers to ensure projects are run safely and efficiently. 

Perform rig floor duties (handling slips, elevators, tongs, BHA’s) to accomplish the task at hand.

Assist in the operation of the drilling mud system including mixing mud, maintaining mud characteristics, operating and maintaining the shaker and desander systems and operating and maintaining the mud pumps.

Work on equipment in the derrick as required.

Assist with the operation and maintenance of the tongs and other mechanized equipment.

Keep the rig and the adjacent area clean, neat and organized.

Take direction and assignments from the Driller and the Rotary Helper A

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



One year as a drilling rig crew member

Safety Certified 

Experienced in drilling rig and maintenance operations.


Drilling rig mud pump, draw works, derrick  maintenance experience

Willingness to learn new skills


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.