Applications Engineer I - Completions - Bakersfield, CA

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Job Family: Engineering
Updated At: 2019-08-15

ORGANIZATION SUMMARY

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 more than 80 countries and has a network of approximately 700 locations, including manufacturing, service, research and development, and training facilities and employs approximately 26,500 people. 

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.

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB SCOPE:

The primary role of this job is to serve as the functional link between Sales, Operations, Research and Development, Sustaining Engineering and Product Line Management for Liner Systems with regards to the support of existing and new technology. You will be responsible for the execution of job design software, calculations and technical specifications. You will also be expected to follow a specified learning plan that will include various computer-based learning modules as well as classroom training. During this phase, you may take on miscellaneous tasks as assigned to you by your Supervisor.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Attend classroom instructional sessions aimed at product line specific training

Complete assigned computer-based training as per the predetermined Learning Plan.

Provide technical support for operations as it pertains to the deployment of Liner Systems equipment.

Serve as the technical subject matter expert for contracts and tenders

Assist with the delivery of technical training to internal and external personnel

Oversee, train, and support the introduction of technologies, products, and services until they can be handled locally.

Maintain and track job history database

Search and identify synergies between product lines to maximize customer benefit

Perform necessary pre-job calculations to validate job design and equipment selection.

Keep accurate paperwork of equipment used and services provided in the field.

Have a thorough knowledge of the Liner Systems products and services including having the ability to correctly identify all tools and components.

Recommend measures to improve methods, performance, and quality to increase efficiency.

Providing field support by composing job programs and procedures for customer specific well scenarios

Assist operations with critical on-the-job support (when needed)

Attend client meetings, when necessary, to provide technical and operational support.

Must attend all required safety training.

Required to work on a 24 hour call basis.

Know and understand Weatherford 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.

Work assignments carried out to the highest quality level.

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

QUALIFICATIONS

SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE:

Essential

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent

Competent in Level 3 Liner Systems

Minimum of 3 years’ experience in Field Engineering or equivalent

Proficient verbal and written communication skills

Individual must be able to follow instructions

Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point, Visio, etc,…)

Ability to work in a team environment

Ability to problem solve using thorough analytical skills

Should be able to work closely with internal and external customers

Self- motivated and committed to service quality a must

Preferred

Computer Aided Drafting (AutoCAD, Solidworks, ProE or equivalent)

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Essential

Valid Driver License

 

ANY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Essential

The physical ability to immediately respond to emergency situations. 

POSITION SPECIFIC DETAILS

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.

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