Electrical Engineer (Calgary) (17296) Calgary Region, 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’s Iron Derrickman® pipe-handling systems mechanize the process of lifting and moving stands of drillpipe and collars from hole center to programmed coordinates in the racking board. These tools offer a significant improvement in safety and productivity by eliminating the human derrickman position and moving floor hands out of harm’s way. Mechanizing the pipe racking process improves efficiency and operating consistency. The system marks a major advancement in hands-free handling of tubulars on double and triple rigs.

The successful candidate for the position of Electrical Engineer will be a part of the Electrical Design Team, involved in Technical Projects and Technical Support activities for Iron Derrickman® pipe handling systems.

Duties and Responsibilities

  •     Select electrical/electronic components for system integration
  •     Develop and maintain schematics, panel layouts, BOMS and technical specifications
  •     Write test plans to validate designs

    Completion of an Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Software Engineering Degree from an accredited institution


  •     5+ years experience in a professional design environment
  •     An understanding of PLC and Motion Control systems, electro-hydraulic system integration and panel construction
  •     Troubleshooting and technical support experience to assist service support of equipment
  •     Knowledge of Canadian Electrical Code and other regulatory codes
  •     Experience with Word, Excel, AutoCAD and Adobe Acrobat
  •     Programming experience (C/C#, C++, PLC, HMI)
  •     Member of APEGGA with E.I.T or P.Eng designation

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