Production Automation Technician in Williston, United States

at Weatherford
Location Williston, United States
Date Posted March 21, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Weatherford 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.
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Provide testing, repairs, and routine servicing on equipment in the shop and the field.

Responsible for installation, commissioning and service of Company products in the field including VSD, RPC, POC, pump panels, time clocks and motor controllers
Oversee the electrical installation field component, and ensure that projects are in compliance with national, state, and local codes.
Responsible for interpreting line drawings, product literature.
Successfully plan, permit, schedule, and execute the installation of the projects and maintain the proper company documents for each project.
Responsible for installation, commissioning and service of Company's specialty VFD products, Rod Pump Controllers and general oilfield electrical equipment
Represent as a field contact for the customer, interacts with the customer with integrity, and with a professional appearance and attitude - develop and maintain customer relations.
Promote the merits of our Products and Company and 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.
Relay to Manager or appropriate sales personnel field intelligence and needs of the customer.
Maintain log charts to document electrical repairs
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.


Any training related to general electrical and electronics will be of value
Basic interpersonal skills and negotiating
Microsoft Office Suites (Outlook, Word, Excel)
Ability to work flexible work schedule, including long and/or irregular hours including on call availability.
Available 24/7 to meet demands of customers for installation as well as support if needed
1 - 2 year's relevant experience in Communications, Automation, Electronics, and/or Controls
The physical ability to immediately respond to emergency situations.
Valid driver's license and good driving record


Customer Service/Communication Skills
Prior experience reading schematics and wiring diagrams
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Technical school or on the job technical training in advanced electronics for oil and gas production automation.
0-2+ years working knowledge of Oilfield electronic control products regarding installation, set-up and use.
Prior Instrumentation experience
Electrical certification - Master Tradesman License

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.
Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer 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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