Senior Field Engineer

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Location: SAFAT, Kuwait
Job Family: Field operations
Updated At: 2020-03-26

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1.1Completion of all related competencies, proficiency and training required to successful reach this level, as detailed on Wireline Career Progression document.

1.2Demonstrate and improve knowledge and understanding of Wireline operations policies & procedures, which include Radiation, Ballistics, Pressure Control, rig up, and preventative maintenance.

1.3Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of all relevant Wireline documentation and other online training and support systems.

1.4Performs complex job planning and preparation of tools and equipment, promptly and accurately submits all required reports and data.

1.5Promptly report issues, lessons learned and best practices using the appropriate online system.

1.6Demonstrate the knowledge and skills to perform advanced wireline services at the location, which may include tools and equipment in some or all technology groups into Open Hole and/or Cased Hole domains.

1.7Supervise all tasks associated with a complex Wireline job, which includes load-out and backload, rig up, winch operation, clean-up and maintenance of tools, equipment and Wireline units.

1.8Demonstrate in-depth knowledge and understanding of various Wireline functions including winch operation, depth control, tension, fishing, data acquisition and tool response.

1.9Perform Wireline cable tests and re-heads, tool preventative maintenance & calibration, tension and depth system calibration.

1.10Maintain equipment, facilities and work locations in a presentable and working condition.

1.11Prepare and organize advanced logs and data for distribution, processing and archiving.

1.12Maintain customer relations and communications.

1.13Know and fully understand Weatherford Quality Policy and comply with all requirements of the Quality Systems Manual, Operating and Technical Procedures and Workplace Instructions.

1.14Must understand and comply with all safety rules and company policies of Weatherford.

1.15Work assignments carried out to the highest quality level.

1.16Perform various other duties and activities as assigned by supervisor within the physical constraints of the job.


1-Skills & Knowledge:




  • Good mechanical aptitude
  • Understand fundamental math and physics
  • Understand principles of electricity
  • Good computer skills
  • Good leadership skills


  • Knowledge of windows based systems
  • Demonstrated mechanical ability







  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Engineering or Geology degree
  • Weatherford Safety training
  • Weatherford certificates of completion for Radiation, Explosives and Pressure Control


  • At least 7-10 Years previous Wireline experience



3- Special requirements:





  • Available 24/7 with scheduled days off
  • The physical ability to immediately respond to emergency situations
  • Willingness to work under varying conditions and in remote locations
  • Ability to perform under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Positive attitude towards health, safety and the environment
  • Willingness to relocate



  • Experience or knowledge of operating in the Oil & Gas industry