Weatherford FIELD ENGINEER - WBC in AL KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia


Duties, Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Ensure Weatherford's Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental fully implemented and sustained across all areas of responsibility.

  • Must have experience in running the following mechanical Wellbore Cleaning tools & equipment: Casing / liner scraping & brushing tools, ball operated tools, weight set tools, circulating subs, jetting tools, debris removal tools, inflow test packers and / or diatomaceous earth and cartridge filtration equipment

  • Understand the requirements of the proposed work scope.

  • Liaise with the customer representative and the Service Supervisor both Onshore & Offshore and confirm the objectives of the operation.

  • All customer interfaces will be conducted in a proficient and professional manner.

  • Attend pre-job meeting with operational supervisor(s) prior to going to location. Ensure full understanding of the requirements of the job and equipment to be used.

  • Check all required information, data sheets; operating manuals are present and correct.

  • Ensure all required personal protective equipment (PPE) is carried to location in compliance with regulations of the company platform/rig requirements.

  • Check all equipment sent to location and ensure everything is accounted for by means of the load out schedule.

  • Advise the company representative and Offshore/Onshore support personnel of any discrepancies.

  • Check all equipment has been appropriately configured & serviced for the operation.

  • Measure & record all bottom hole assembly (BHA) making note of lengths, OD’s, ID’s, ball seat sizes and any other configuration settings deemed appropriate prior to running equipment into the wellbore.

  • Conduct risk assessments in conjunction with rig/platform QHSE requirements. Task based risk assessments will also be conducted to ascertain potential risks and implement controls to mitigate those potential risks.

  • Make up BHA’s in accordance with the specification in the program and the direction of the offshore company representative. Safe working practices are required throughout the rig up & rig down processes.

  • Supervise all operations of downhole tools.

  • Responsibilities include liaising with other engineers & supervisors to ensure the program is adhered to and that operational circumstances do not exceed the parameters of the equipment. Good communication is paramount and needs to be maintained throughout

  • Once operations are complete, all work job packs must be completed and signed off by the company representative

  • Ensure all equipment is accounted for, safely contained and back loaded

  • Attend a post job de-brief meeting with operational supervisor(s) and hand in all work pack documentation. Use this opportunity to report back any feedback regarding safety & equipment

  • Generate accurate post job reports for the client and Weatherford operations personnel

  • Actively participate in the offshore & onshore client and Weatherford safety programs.

  • Training and mentoring of junior personnel

  • Be willing to travel within region and globally

  • Be able to work as part of an integrated service team

  • Responsible for training on the service delivery of all Wellbore Cleaning products

  • Provide guidance on managing wellbore cleaning assets & personnel

    Required Skills:

  • Strong computer skills

  • Good understanding of Wellbore Cleaning chemicals, tools, and hydraulics

  • Strong organization and communication skills

  • Must be able to present themselves as a technical wellbore cleaning expert to clients

  • Must be able to work closely with DWM, Completions, Fishing, Rental and Drilling Fluid product lines

  • Must have a general knowledge on various completion methods (i.e. Cased-Hole/Open-Hole completions)

  • Must be able to run Wellbore Cleaning rig operation with minimum supervision

  • Formal drilling fluid training (mud school) is an advantage

    Required Education:

  • Technical Degree in Engineering, Chemistry, Physics, or equivalent is preferred.

    Required Experience:

  • Requires 5 years rig experience and atleast 3 years working experience in WBC Mechanical and Chemical Equipment / Tools as independent hand.