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Automation Technician
United State Of America
Feb 02, 2019
Salary: Negotiable
Experience 0.0-5.0 years
Job Category Technician Jobs
Employment Type Full time
Industry Oil & Gas
Skill Instrumentation Technician
Role Instrumentation Technician Jobs ,Other Technicican Jobs
Designation Instrument Technician ,Technician I Commissioning
Education High School Diploma
No. of vacancies 1
About Company

Weatherford supports the sustainable development and production of oil and gas resources, wherever they exist, to ensure the world’s current and future energy needs can be met safely, efficiently and economically.

Job Description


Provide testing, repairs, and routine servicing on Oilfield electronic control products and equipment in the shop and the field.  In addition, help generate business to increase revenues through sales of Weatherford products and services.


Responsible for installation, commissioning and service of Company products in the field

Travel away from primary location to perform services on company or customer's work site.

In the course of supporting Company products, employee will have responsibility for developing and maintaining customer relations. 

Employee should look for opportunities for Company to sell additional equipment based on knowledge of customer needs as well as find out information regarding our competition that will be useful to the Company.

Promote the merits of our Products and Company to customers with the intent of increasing sales to the customer.

Install and configure electronic, electromechanical, and instrumentation equipment.

Alignment and calibration of all automation equipment electronics.

Place orders and receive supplies as needed to install, maintain, and repair electronic equipment for assigned automation projects.

Perform and maintain records on preventative maintenance of equipment.

Travel to job locations to perform emergency repairs on electronics and instrumentation.

Provide technical support to operators for all Weatherford automation equipment.



Technical school or on the job technical training in advanced electronics for oil and gas production automation.

Any training related to general electrical and electronics will be of value

Additionally, training regarding interpersonal skills, negotiating, and sales techniques

Microsoft Office Suites (Outlook, Word, Excel)

Extensive domestic travel required to meet internal and external customers' needs.

Ability to work flexible work schedule, including long and/or irregular hours.

Available 24/7 to meet demands of customers for installation as well as support if needed

High School Diploma or Equivalent

Valid driver's license and good driving record

The physical ability to immediately respond to emergency situations.


Customer Service/Communication Skills

0-2+ years working knowledge of Oilfield electronic control products regarding installation, set-up and use.

Prior Instrumentation experience



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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