Wireline - Field Engineer

Woodward, Oklahoma
17 Nov 2016
22 Dec 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Apply procedures for the operation of Wireline equipment / tools / techniques in order to ensure quality and cost effective service is provided to each customer.  This position entails working within the Cased Hole / Open Hole / Intervention discipline. The individual will continue to receive training to extend their knowledge of services related to formation evaluation, production logging, perforating services, conveyance, imaging, and explosive and radioactive handling / safety procedures.
Plan and prepare for well site operations.
Supervises Junior Field Engineer and Operator crews in the preparation of the unit and calibration of equipment. 
Conduct Wireline well site operations to the satisfaction of customer at well site.
Maintains knowledge of the latest technological changes and operating procedures pertaining to Company equipment, tools, and practices to insure maximum operating efficiency.
Assures adherence to all safety regulations.
Fosters and maintains customer relations by establishing a positive image and confidence in the quality of services and ensures the confidentiality of all logging operations.
Informs customers of any unusual conditions noted at the well, maintains direct contact with customer's representatives throughout the logging or completion operation; interprets common services in the assigned service area for customers.
Promptly and accurately submits all required reports and data.
Maintains assigned equipment and facilities in a neat, workable condition and conducts self in an exemplary manner at all times.
Prepares, drafts, and completes all logs for printing on location or immediately upon return to district office from job site, depending on customer requirements.
Is available to perform duties on short notice, day or night, while on duty.
Know and understand Weatherford Quality Policy and comply with all requirements of the Quality Systems Manual, Operating and Technical Procedures and Workplace Instructions.
Perform various other duties and activities as assigned by supervisor within the physical constraints of the job.
Attains and applies comprehensive knowledge of safety regulations and procedures. 
Promotes safe procedures among assigned crew in adherence to Company policies and procedures.
Performs all duties in a safe manner.
Corrects obvious hazards or unsafe conditions and reports those which cannot be immediately corrected to Engineer or District Manager.
Complies with Customer safety policies and procedures.
Complies with federal, state and local safety regulations and procedures.
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
The Engineer is responsible for supervising and developing the personnel assigned.
Must be certifiable in all applicable governmental compliance programs. 
May be required to have CDL with hazardous materials endorsement (IF APPLICABLE).
Must be at least 21 years of age. 
Must have never been convicted of a felony. 
Possess a valid driver's license of the appropriate type for the required vehicle. 
Must have not been cited for three (3) moving vehicle violations in the past 12 months.
Take direction from the Engineer-in-Charge, the District Manager, and/or Training Center personnel.
Participates in the management of the location.
Assists in the training of Junior Field Engineers.
Represent Company on location to customer in a positive manner. 
Responsible for representing the Company on location. 
Focus on customer service, pride, professionalism and getting the job done "right the first time".
Employee must be responsive to customer requirements while performing services in accordance with company operational guidelines. 
The Field Engineer is the company supervisor on location.
Failure to acknowledge and respond to customers' requirements will result in loss of business, loss of profits, and ultimately loss of jobs.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Subject to "on call" hours 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
Long work hours.
May be required to work offshore or out of town for extended periods.
Outdoor environment subject to temperature and weather change.
Exposure to explosives, high pressure well bore environments and ionizing radiation.

One year experience as Engineer or equivalent position with an outside company. 
Bachelor of Science degree in engineering, physics or mathematics (preferred) or high school graduate plus Company engineer training and 2 years experience as Field Engineer (minimum). 
Minimum of six months as a Junior Field Engineer.
College degree in Engineering or related science, or equivalent oilfield job experience.
Evaluation of at least 'Satisfactory' in study of Junior Field Engineer courses.
Radiation, explosives, and pressure certification as required.
The physical ability to immediately respond to emergency situations.
Able to travel to customer well site locations at short notice.
Perform operations/services as required under instruction from lead engineer.
Ability to work under pressure.
Willingness to work in varying conditions.
Good communication skills.
Must be safety conscious as each assignment will involve the implementation of health, safety and environmental procedures.
Must be willing to spend extended periods of time at any field location.
Honest, hard working and able to learn.
Team worker - ability to work in team to achieve shared goals.
Internal applicants must meet all established criteria for Junior Field Engineer and satisfactorily complete the Engineer Breakout Exam/Progression Checklist. 
External applicants must have been an Engineer or higher level for at least one year with another Wireline Service Company and meets established job criteria including completion of Breakout Exam/Progression Checklist.
Experience within the Oil and Gas Industry.
Educated to degree level in:
Petroleum Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Results focused - ability to work to tight deadlines and prioritize workload.
Flexibility with regards to working hours/requirements.
Self motivated.