Rig Assistant Trainee (18899) Odessa, Texas

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.


  • Assists in the installation and servicing of wellsite equipment, including continuous sucker rod, down hole pumps and wellhead drives.
  • Ensures tight connections on Corod, polish rod and BOP.
  • Ensures proper handling, use and maintenance of equipment and tools on the Corig; informs Rig Operator if any equipment/tools are required.
  • Drives a one-ton crew vehicle with crew trailer in a safe manner to well site locations.
  • Understands environmental and health and safety hazards; complies with all environmental and safety procedures as set by the Company and the industry.
  • Participates in safety drills on a weekly basis.
  • Immediately communicates all safety, operational and environmental concerns to the Rig Operator or Field Supervisor.
  • Maintains a clean working area: wellsite/lease, rig, truck, and doghouse.
  • Ensures all paperwork, e.g. rig tickets, time sheets, etc. are filled out correctly and submitted in a timely manner.
  • Observes job procedures and identifies problems or concerns, suggesting areas for process improvement.
  • Other duties as required.

Essential Requirements   

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Knowledge/Experience: oil well servicing experience; knowledge of and compliance with  safety and environmental procedures; supervision experience an asset;
  • Valid commercial driver's license; First Aid; H2S;
  • Able to meet the Physical Requirements of the position
  • Available to work various days and hours


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