Applications Engineer

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Job Family: Engineering
Updated At: 2018-09-12

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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 LinkedInTwitterYouTube 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.



The Global Application Engineer provides technical support and expertise to customers, testing applications, responding to customer feedback, Installations, maintenance and often performing sales presentations and demonstrations.  Supports the Business activities by Collaborating across multi-disciplined teams to ensure technically sound tools, procedures and techniques are employed for clients.


Perform analysis on problem jobs, coordinating with all parties involved (i.e. customer, operations, manufacturing, engineering and quality.)

Provide Product Line specific Technical support to the geozones through sales presentations, training programs, and seminars.

Support Project start-ups, Plan and coordinate training as required by product line strategy.

Must be proficient in all drilling and evaluation products lines

Manage engineering tasks using established procedures, these include but are not limited to, tubing movements, stress analysis, material selection, cost estimation and tolerance studies.

Provide technical assistance to the geozone with support from the appropriate product support center and from the R&D center. Technical assistance will include but not limited to performance calculations (burst, collapse, tensile, torque, hanging capacity, surge calculations, etc…)

Develop sales aids in the form of presentation material, CD’s documentation, and procedure manuals required for specific projects.

Provide technical support on customer requirements to sales & field operations.

Tender/bid pricing & support and provide implementation support for engineering technical bulletins.

Assist and prepare engineering computations & estimates.

Travel to provide engineering support as required by customers / geozones

Perform engineering layouts for fit, form and function checking.

Coordinate with Engineering on conceptual designs.

Know and understand Weatherford Quality Policy and comply with all requirements of the Quality System Manual, operating and technical procedures and workplace instructions.

Drive continuous improvement across all areas. Fostering an environment where innovation, entrepreneurship and courage are valued and encouraged

Ensure that that Health, Safety, Environment and Quality are the responsibility of all employees

Demonstrate effective Safety leadership at all times to enhance the organization’s commitment to safety performance

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

Work assignments carried out to the highest quality level.



Degree: Engineering in the physical-mathematical branches

Experience working in a Weatherford geozone with rigs present

Requires medium to avanced Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access computer skills.

Ability to assign and delegate work, problem solve, answer questions, and evaluate results of performance

Ability to work in a matrix reporting structure

Strong presentation and interpersonal skills

Valid Passport and Driver’s License.

Ability to work and interact will all levels of personnel

BS in Engineering

Ability to travel domestic and international when needed.


5 to 10+ years’ experience

Bilingual, preferably Spanish

Willing and able to work in a rapidly changing environment

Capable of communicating directly with others inside of Weatherford about the performance of products in conventional situations.



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. VEVRAA Federal Contractor – Priority Referral Requested

Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer Females/ Minorities/ Veterans/Disabled 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.