Pump Shop Technician - Wabasca, Alberta

Wabasca, Alberta
30 Oct 2016
06 Dec 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Pump shop Technicians are responsible for repairing, refurbishing, and testing PC Pumps according to customer and company specifications. Technicians will become familiar with the subsequent procedures and operations and  have the capability of working in an unsupervised environment.  Specific requirements for successful competency at this job level will include a willingness to become oriented to the business with the goal of becoming proficient and competent at repairing various types of pumps used by customers in the oilfield industry.   
(Prior Oilfield experience is preferred however this is also an excellent entry level position for a mechanically inclined candidate as on the job training will be provided.)
Good starting salary with Immediate Benefits.
  • Depending on level of experience, candidates will initially work under supervision (on the job training) with an experienced employee, achieving competency on basic job tasks/ set instructions or procedures in the shop relating to assembling, dis-assembling and testing of pumps to both WFT and external customer specifications. 
  • Compliance with all Weatherford safety regulations and company policies
  • Orientation and learning how to safely operate various equipment associated with position
  • Interpret work orders and technical manuals.
  • Responsible for shop cleanliness 
  • Ensuring that the work completed meets manufacturer's specifications and legislated regulations.
  • Aware of all safe operating procedures for any piece of equipment being operated.
  • Ability to work independently with no or minimal supervision and ability to deal with customers as required relating to servicing of equipment.
  • Ability to work overtime hours, as workload requires.
  • Subsequent delivery and pick up of pumps on customer location as required


  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude
  • Valid class 5 operators license in good standing
  • Capability of working overtime
  • Demonstrated and effective problem solver
  • Quality first attitude
  • Ability to follow set work instructions both from binder and computer.
  • Familiarity with work process and ability to anticipate the next step
  • Safety minded individual, willingness and commitment to receiving both required and ongoing mandatory safety training as a condition of employment
  • Attention to detail
  • Being able to work as part of a team in a team atmosphere
  • Prior assembly or oilfield experience an asset

Weatherford offers a competitive compensation and benefits upon hire; including 3 weeks vacation to start, RRSP matching, a health spending account and opportunities for on-going training and career development.