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Company: Weatherford Skills: Drilling Engineering Experience: 10 + Years Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee Location: Houston, Texas, United States
In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume
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ORGANIZATION SUMMARYWeatherford 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  LinkedIn ,  Twitter ,  YouTube  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. JOB DESCRIPTIONAct as the subject matter expert to deliver the design, the planning and support of integrating Weatherford’s well construction technologies and drilling solutions, and the post drilling analysis within complex wells on a global basis. Provide global technical support and training to deliver the safest and most efficient plans to drill a well meeting all expectations.DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:Support Quality, Health, Safety and Environment. Safety Always – Rules to Live By.Responsible for global Drilling Engineering technical support.Develop and implement Well Engineering solutions for projects working with the Geozones prospect teams to realize ideas and plans thru the Well Engineering and Project Management process.Provide real-time decision support to the drilling team to maximize drilling efficiency and minimize risk while achieving the well objective.Assist the Drilling and Evaluation team in post-well root-cause analysis.Develop and implement fully embed performance enabling methods such as Drilling the Limit, best practices, peer reviews and technology application in the design, execution, and evaluation of Weatherford’s well solutions.Coach Geozones Drilling Engineering teams with documenting and communicating learnings, best practices, and technical alerts from projects through Weatherford’s Performance Tracking System (WPTS).Take a lead role in ensuring the global key wells are delivered on time and budget meeting all success measures.Assist with ensuring effective communication between all parties (client, segments, third parties, etc).Keep up to date and reviews new technology for possible application to projects.Perform directional well planning, torque-and-drag analysis, hydraulics calculations, and BHA analysis on all well types including new application and complex wells in order to design effective methods to deploy drilling & completion services to ensure trouble-free installations.Perform and coach others with offset well analysis, hazard identification, risk control, as well as casing and tubing design.Participates in tender responses.Promote technical excellence image of Company and Segment (publish papers, attend/present at public forums, and otherwise gain recognition for the Segment products and services).Attend pre and post well meetings with clients, as required.Assist in presentation of recommendations and evaluations to clients, as required.Lead and coach others in the development and review of well programs, operating procedures, presentations, end-of-well reports and other documentation as required to support effective communication and Continuous Improvement.Assist on technical training content for Drilling Engineering training courses.Assist on technical competency content for the Drilling Engineering community.Provide detailed analytical reports to management.Assist Geozones with high level technical support for clients.Know and understand Weatherford’s Operational Excellence & Performance System (OEPS) 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 and standards 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. QUALIFICATIONS10+ years relevant Drilling Engineering experience.Ability and willingness to learn thru a structured development program which includes internal and external courses, external certifications and practical on the job training (both office and field).Ability to analyze a wide variety of data sets and use them in providing Drilling Engineering solutions.Practical and results orientated to deliver a plan encompassing all inputs that can be safely executed. Mechanical aptitude and strong visualization capability required.Excellent written and verbal communication.Highly motivated with excellent analytical and interpersonal skills.Ability to work with different groups and understanding how their different inputs can help in providing a comprehensive and composite solution to the client.Ability to get away from the traditional approach of applying specialty products (widgets) to wells and apply and encourage a solution based approach. Solution based involves understanding the client needs and well problems and then investigating potential solutions which can be a change in well design, change in procedure or potentially the use of one or more common or specialty products.Detailed understanding of drilling practices and procedures (planning, risk analysis, pre-spud, roles of various asset team members, equipment, drilling program, cementing, evaluation, completion, reporting, wellsite personnel, drilling parameters, fluids, well control, directional drilling, wellsite services, local regulatory, etc.)Must have legal authorization to work on a full-time basis in the US.Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field from an accredited University.Experience and openness to proactively work across PSL boundaries to visualize, engineer and deliver cross PSL drilling hazard mitigating solutions. Thorough understanding of 3 or more Weatherford product lines.Must be willing to travel to remote land and offshore work locations and possibly to other countries.Must currently reside in or near the Houston TX areaPreferred:15+ years relevant Drilling Engineering experienceMust be perceived as a leader / mentor and respected by industry peers. POSITION SPECIFIC DETAILS Click here to chat live with a recruiter during US CST business hoursWeatherford 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 RequestedWeatherford 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.  

Weatherford is one of the largest multinational oilfield service companies providing innovative solutions, technology and services to the oil and gas industry. We may be a large company, but we empower our team to create fresh ideas that challenge convention and break the status quo. Our employees are the key to driving our growth and success. Everywhere we operate, they are inspired to develop new and efficient ways of raising the bar to meet the needs of an evolving industry and solve our clients’ toughest challenges.


At Weatherford, you will work in an exciting, high-energy environment where we are making groundbreaking, award-winning advancements in oilfield technology.  The opportunity to explore your potential is limitless.


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