Professional Services Engineer - PLC in Katy, United States

at Weatherford
Location Katy, United States
Date Posted August 13, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent

Description

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 www.weatherford.com 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.
JOB DESCRIPTION
Responsible for deployment of software solutions to Oil & Gas customers.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
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.
Install, Upgrade and configure SCADA and Production Optimization Systems.
Build Screens, Workflows, Reports to support customer operations and SCADA hardware.
Interact with Customers to understand and troubleshoot Product Issues.
Administrate customer or hosted systems through augmentation of the customer's platform and administrating the IT environment which contains each system if applicable.
Provide custom solutions, utilities and system integration using scripts.
Participate in software testing during the release cycle and customer.
Train customers on system usage and new product features.
Identify cause of problem reported by debugging Program/Scripts. If necessary correct them or report them to the developers.
Provide support to internal and external clients working on consulting projects which use the company's optimization software.
Understand  how  Production Optimization Products work from the users Perspective.
Be able to troubleshoot issues related to SCADA Hardware and Radio communications.
Train users in system usage and administration.
Must understand and comply with all safety rules and company policies of Weatherford.
Perform various other duties assigned by supervisor within the physical constraints of the job.
Extensive Domestic and foreign travel required 50-75%
QUALIFICATIONS
BS Computer Science or Engineering Or similar studies
Debugging /programming skills in VB or other programming language, SQL, XML, 
Windows programming environment and web development
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to calmly manage crisis situations
Ability to plan ahead and organize daily and weekly tasks
Ability to work with minimum supervision
The physical ability to immediately respond to emergency situations
Preferred:
Windows OS administration and Support
Experience in a similar role trouble shooting and diagnosing problems with hardware and software
Work Experience working with SCADA software and Hardware
Experience in Oil and Gas Industry - Production
POSITION SPECIFIC DETAILS
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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