Shop Technician (Rentals) - Red Deer, AB (31309) Red Deer, Canada

One of the largest oilfield services companies, Weatherford operates in more than 100 countries and employs more than 50,000 people worldwide. With a product and service portfolio that spans the life cycle of a well— drilling, evaluation, completion, production and intervention— and a robust research and development effort, we are well positioned to meet the ever-evolving needs of the oil and gas industry. Turn to Weatherford for attentive service and Tactical Technology™ designed to maximize the value of your oil and gas assets. The change will do you goodSM
Weatherford is currently seeking a Shop Technician to support our Drilling Tools (Rentals) division based in Red Deer, AB.

The successful incumbent will be responsible for:

  •     Maintaining various oil field rental equipment
  •     Assisting mechanics as instructed by Shop Foreman
  •     Communicating to Supervisor any unsafe working conditions that are observed and adhere to safe working procedures
  •     Learning and performing equipment maintenance and repairs as assigned
  •     Actively participating in all safety meetings
  •     Performing shop housekeeping and general duties as assigned in a safe manner while following procedures to ensure job specifications are met


  •     Grade 12 diploma (or equivalent)
  •     Valid driver's license with a clean abstract
  •     Ability to frequently lift and move 50lbs.
  •     Team player with a positive attitude
  •     Able to interact and perform successfully within a team environment
  •     Mechanically inclined, self starter working with limited supervision
  •     Able to work effectively under pressure and meet deadlines

This position is considered a safety sensitive position and qualified candidates will be required to complete a pre-employment medical and drug and alcohol testing.
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.