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Location: SAFAT, Kuwait
Job Family: Field operations
Updated At: 2018-04-23

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Under the general supervision of the Field Engineers, assists Senior Technicians to Install, Commission, Maintain Electrical/ Instrument systems, test, repair and inspect controlling devices, data logging and display equipment, communications and telemetry systems and performs related work as required.


    • Adhere to Safety procedure and policies in accordance with safety management system. Including:
      • Active participation and contribution to specific safety initiatives in meetings.
      • Report all hazardous and unsafe acts.
      • Actively promote positive safety culture.
    • Adhere to Quality procedure and policies in accordance with the Weatherford quality assurance system, Including:
      • Compliance to work instructions.
      • Raising corrective actions for all non-conformances.
      • identifying areas requiring improvement and / or audit
      1. Reports to Operations Manager
      2. To carry out as a team, installation, commissioning and servicing of the Production Automation products such as different sizes of VSD's Breaking Resistors, Surface Instruments etc. at well sites
      3. Perform installation and continuity of instrumentation/control cables from main control cabinet to field device
      4. Loop check of wiring within instrumentation control panel containing both relay and solid state logic
      5. Carrying out installation of equipment, re-wiring and testing of instrumentation control panels to incorporate design modifications
      6. Assist Senior Technician in testing of Electrical systems and equipment such as VSD, RTU Panels etc.
      7. Assists Senior Instrument Technicians in pre-commissioning, commissioning and start-up activities
      8. Assist Senior Instrument Technicians / Field Engineer with any reporting functions.
      9. Participate in site surveys, material mobilization to well site and between wells in field
      10. Assists Senior Instrument Technicians to troubleshoot control panels and all kinds of electrical and electronic circuits, makes recommendation and changes either software or hardware as required to project engineer.
      11. Reads and interprets electrical schematics, diagrams, plans in preparation for and performance of tasks
      12. Submits verbal reports to Field Engineer regarding daily activities
      13. Secures necessary tools, material and equipment before starting any task
      14. Assist Senior Instrument Technicians to perform analysis and diagnosis to provide solutions to instrumentation problems
      15. Follow appropriate safety procedures and permit to work system of the customer during work at site
      16. Know and understand Weatherford Quality Policy and comply with all requirements of the Quality Systems Manual, Operating and Technical Procedures and Workplace Instructions.
      17. Must understand and comply with all safety rules and company policies of Weatherford.
      18. Work assignments carried out to the highest quality level.
      19. Perform various other duties and activities as assigned by Field Supervisor/ Operations Manager within the physical constraints of the job.



General computer skills

  • SSC OR min 2 years apprenticeship and technical training,
  • 3-5 years of experience as an Assistant Technician, performing skilled work in electrical jobs.
  • At least two years of the five years must include experience working on Oil industrial.
  • Ability to organize and document

    Strong operational and technical skills
    • Preferred: Possess a Kuwaiti driver’s license; must have knowledge of any applicable driving regulations
    • A high level of communication skills
    • Ability to manage processes
    • Understanding the scope of works
    • The physical ability to immediately respond to emergency situations


Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in oilfield operations at wellsite related to the installation and operation of PCP systems