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Job Family: Field operations
Updated At: 2018-03-13


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.



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Weatherford is currently recruiting university graduates for field engineer traineeships in multiple U.S. locations.  As a university graduate, you will be given the knowledge, tools, and mentorship needed to create a successful career through a variety of talent development programs, including formal training to develop and enhance technical and non-technical, individual, and business acumen skill sets. For example, graduate engineers who qualify for our NextGen program – a five-year leadership development program that is designed to accelerate technical and soft-skill development to prepare one for future leadership positions.  You will collaborate with cross-functional teams, while making a real impact on the job.  The current product lines hiring for NextGen field engineers are Wireline, Completions, Drilling Services and Artificial Lift Systems. 


Providing reliable, prompt, and courteous service to Weatherford's customers on a 24-hour basis.

Isolating and solving complex problems on the job site with the assistance of our technical support groups.

Personal career development through external and internal technical and non-technical training.

You will be required to work in an outdoor setting for extended hours; at times, extreme climates.



Must be in the process of completing a Bachelor’s degree by May 2018 or have completed Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Geoscience.

Must be willing and able to work outdoors and in remote locations for extended periods.

Must be willing to potentially relocate / rotate to different locations and areas within the U.S. every 6 months to 1 year for the first three years of the program.

Mechanical interest and inclination

Effective written and oral communication skills

Basic computer and problem solving skills

Valid Driver’s License

Ability to pass a drug, background and motor vehicle screening



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.