Material Handler (36231o) Nisku, Canada

One of the largest oilfield services companies, Weatherford operates in more than 100countries 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

Ampscot Products and Services, a division of Weatherford, is a recognized industry leader in the design, manufacturing and deployment of oilfield products aiding in oil and gas production worldwide. The Weatherford Ampscot location, in Nisku, Alberta has the following opening: Material Handler.

While adhering to standard safety and quality operational policies and procedures, the primary functions of the Material Handler are:

  •     Move material and components around the shop - to the work stations as required by the production schedule, to and from storeage area and to other functions in the process
  •     Provide general labour support to the machine shop, following direction given
  •     Using power and manual tools, complete tasks efficiently and to quality specifications
  •     As experience is gained, participate willingly in training to learn different functions in the process
  •     100% participation in identified workplace Personal Protective Equipment requirements
  •     Actively participate in company safety procedures and programs: correct unsafe work practices or situations; follow reporting protocols for violations; participate in the Hazard Identification process
  •     Fully participate in continuous process improvement and cost control, following quality policies, procedures and standards to maintain company guidelines
  •     Perform other duties as required, including effective clean-up and the accurate and timely completion of paperwork

    Minimum Grade XII education; equivalency considered


  •     Previous experience operating a loader is required
  •     Preference will be given to applicants with greater than 2 years of directly related Material Handling / Warehousing experience
  •     Previous experience operating a forklift in a safe and efficient manner
  •     Manual labour work experience is required
  •     Previous experience in an industrial/manufacturing/production environment an asset


  •     Ability to work with various tools
  •     Ability to operate a forklift
  •     Mechanically inclined
  •     Ability to learn new tasks

Position Suitability

  •     Possess mechanical aptitude, with an eye for detail and a willingness to learn
  •     Be punctual, reliable, and willing to wok flexible hours
  •     Required to wok safely, within standard policies and procedures
  •     Willing to actively participate in the Environmental, Health, Safety and Quality programs
  •     Have excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a team setting

Additional Information

  • Hours of Work: Shift schedule to be confirmed but may include 4X10-hr day shifts or 4X 10-hr afternoon shifts.
  • The successful candidate will be required to successfully undergo medical, drug, and alcohol testing prior to commencement of employment. As well, a clean and clear driver's abstract is required for this position.
  • Please note that Nisku is located approximately 12 kms south of Edmonton with limited access to public transportation. The successful incumbent of this position will require reliable transportation.

Application Instructions
The preferred method of application is by submitting your resume on-line and applicants are encouraged to do so whenever possible.

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.