Wireline PDP Operators at Weatherford

  1. Odessa,TX
  2. Oct 16, 2017
  3. Government : Military


 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 LinkedInTwitterYouTube 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.


The Operator has obtained the necessary skills and knowledge in order to safely perform a variety of Wireline services. The expectation at this level is to perform tasks without direct supervision and without the assistance of others. Duties and responsibilities include driving, servicing and maintaining tools and equipment, and assisting the Field Engineer / Specialist with well site operations.

The employee has obtained the necessary skills and knowledge and is capable of working autonomously on tasks covering services in Open Hole and/or Cased Hole domains.  Additionally, they should be contributing towards improvement of safe work practices, service quality and efficiency.


Completion of all related competencies, proficiency and training required to successful reach this level, as detailed on Wireline Career Progression document.

Utilize Wireline documentation, databases and other online training systems.

Prepare and supervise lower seniority operators on the preparation of tools and equipment, and complete paperwork requirements.

Demonstrate in-depth knowledge and understanding of Wireline operations policies & procedures, which may include Radiation, Ballistics, Pressure Control, rig up, and preventative maintenance.

Perform and supervise junior operators on tasks associated with a typical Wireline job, which include planning and preparation, load-out and backload, rigging, clean-up and basic maintenance of tools, equipment and Wireline units.

Demonstrate the knowledge and skills to perform and mentor wireline services at the location, which may include tools and equipment in some of the technology groups into Open Hole and/or Cased Hole domains.

Perform Wireline cable tests and re-heads, and preventative maintenance.

Demonstrate knowledge and ability to perform various Wireline functions including winch operation, basic depth control, and tension.

Drive and mentor junior operators on driving Weatherford vehicles as required to perform the job.

Maintain and supervised the maintenance of equipment, facilities and work locations in a presentable and working condition.

Maintain up-to-date practices and promptly report issues, hazards and best practices to the supervisor.

Know and fully understand Weatherford Quality Policy and comply with all requirements of the Quality Systems Manual, Operating and Technical Procedures and Workplace Instructions.

Must understand and comply with all safety rules and company policies of Weatherford.

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 



 Good mechanical aptitude

3 years experience

Understand basic mathematics

Understand basic principles of electricity

High School Diploma or GED

Ability to communicate in native language

Class B CDL.

Certificates for Radiation, Explosives and Pressure Control.

Rotation 15/6

The physical ability to immediately respond to emergency situations

Willingness to work under varying conditions and in remote locations

Ability to perform under time constraints

Good communication skills

Ability to work in a team environment

Positive attitude towards health, safety and the environment


Knowledge of windows based systems

Demonstrated mechanical ability

Previous 1 Wireline experience


 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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