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Well Control Specialist
United State Of America
Feb 07, 2019
Salary: Negotiable
Experience 8.0-12.0 years
Job Category Oil and Gas Support Jobs
Employment Type Full time
Industry Oil & Gas
Skill Well Control
Role Other Oil and Gas Support Jobs
Designation Other
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


To work with the Oilwell firefighting company, oil company engineering and operations personnel concerning pressure control equipment selection, installation and operation; drill string or tubing selection, installation uses and limitations; and fishing tools and fishing tool personnel related to well control and high pressure snubbing. A major emphasis is to safely reduce non-productive time at the well site by careful planning, making clear schematic equipment configurations drawings and communicating them to external customers and the Weatherford or Wellcat base.


Assess well and wellhead conditions and suggest possible options to regain control.

Describe the costs and benefits of the options along with potential limitations.

Organize the equipment schematics along with a detailed equipment list for the external customers and the service point(s).

Keep the customers informed of the status of equipment preparations and logistical issues.

Remain vigilant for additional product or service opportunities for Weatherford.

Maintain and expand customer contacts to pursue additional projects or other work.

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.




Minimum 8+ years related experience

Preferred: 2-5 years field supervisor experience

Extensive knowledge of Pressure Control Equipment (PCE) use and applications variations in well control situations

Extensive knowledge of PCE safe installation, use and maintenance

Ability to safely travel on very short notice both domestically and internationally, with very little supervision

Very good communications skills both verbal and written, both outbound and inbound, with between the customers and the company

Successfully complete all specialized training required by customers such as H2S, Safety, under water helicopter evacuation, extreme temperature offshore survival

The physical ability to immediately respond to emergency situations



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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