Core Technician (Labs) Golden, CO

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

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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 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 Core Technician II will be responsible for the performing the proper processing and preparation of core samples, ensuring that sampling is done safely, timely and accurately.


Prepare core samples for lab testing, including organizing, sampling, cutting, drilling or sanding.

Assemble and process the incoming and various core samples for preparation for the lab.

Perform core sampling process according to standards and parameters.

Operate, repair and maintain laboratory testing, measuring and mechanical equipment in good working order. 

Ensure that sufficient supplies or resources are on hand to complete sampling process without delays.

Maintain the appearance of area.

Work assignments carried out to the highest quality level.

Perform and meet daily and monthly production tasks. 

Perform any other duties, projects or activities as required by the supervisor or management within in the physical constraints of the job.

Comply with all safety rules and company policies.

Learn and understand Weatherford's Enterprise Excellence Process and the Quality Policy and comply with all requirements of the Quality Systems Manual, Operating and Technical Procedures and Workplace Instructions.

Responsible for acting as a mentor for Core Technician I employees.

Partner with Core Technician I & III to ensure accurate sampling and processing

Will have to operate forklift and other motorized equipment.



Ability to operate and repair both laboratory and mechanical handling equipment

Ability to properly sample rock/core samples for laboratory testing, including, but not limited to: Slabbing, Sanding and Plugging.

Ability to work with minimal instruction

Ability to follow written and verbal instructions

Good verbal and written communication skills

Ability to work weekend or night shift, as requested

Ability to work safely and well with other team members

Minimum 1 year experience in core processing related duties

The physical ability to immediately respond to emergency situations.


Knowledge of laboratory, mechanical, construction or carpentry experience

A background in math or science



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.