Lead LWD Engineer

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Job Family: Field operations
Updated At: 2019-06-07

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Execute LWD field services role in the drilling and logging of offshore and onshore wells.

Responsible for the operation of the LWD field surface software

Responsible for the rig up and rig down of equipment.

Responsible for operation and configuration of downhole LWD tools 

Responsible for ensuring that operational specifications (limits) of the downhole LWD tools are not exceeded

Responsible for quality of field reports.

Responsible for the data quality provided to customer.

Participate in field incident root cause analysis.

Take rotations in office to Coordinate (Coordinator OJT).

Responsible for supervising, mentoring and on the job training of Trainee (LWD I), Junior (LWD II) and Lead (LWD III) field engineers.

Attends client meetings as required by management team.

Complete Senior LWD project as assigned.

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

Demonstrate a personal commitment to Quality, Health, Safety and the Environment.

  • a safe and healthy workplace for all employees;
  • enforcing all safety precautions and practices;
  • promoting safe work practices;
  • Attending mandatory safety meetings and maintaining Company property and equipment in safe operating conditions at all times.

Know 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.

Must understand and comply with all safety rules and company policies of Weatherford.

Competent with Microsoft Office

Excellent communication, organization, troubleshooting and teamwork skills. Positive attitude and a high degree of self-discipline and motivation

Relevant industry experience. Requires competency assessment upon hire to evaluate level of knowledge.

Completed the qualifications of Weatherford - Level 4 - Drilling Services - LWD as per the Drilling Services competency program.



Bachelor’s degree or Experience in relevant service line within Weatherford

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Earth Sciences