Weatherford Senior Pump Technician, Gibbons Alberta in GIBBONS, Alberta


Weatherford is among the largest global oil and gas service providers, delivering innovative technologies and services for formation evaluation, well construction, completion, stimulation, and production.Our global network spans more than 100 countries and includes 680 service locations and 13 research, development, and training facilities.


Presently, WFT- Artificial Lift Systems (ALS) in Gibbons, Alberta is recruiting for a Senior Pump Shop Technician relating to Reciprocating Rod Pump & Sucker RodRepair.

Pump shop Technicians are responsible for repairing, refurbishing, and testing Reciprocating Rod Pumps & Sucker Rodsaccording to customer and company specifications. Technicians will become familiar with the subsequent procedures and operations and have the capability of working in an unsupervised environment. Specific requirements for successful competency at this job level will include a willingness to become oriented to the business with the goal of becoming proficient and competent at repairing various types of pumps used by customers in the oilfield industry.

Good starting salary with Immediate Benefits.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Depending on level of experience, candidates will initially workunder supervision ( on the job training)with an experienced employee, achieving competency on basic job tasks/ set instructions or procedures in the shop relating to assembling, dis-assembling and testing of pumpsto both WFT and external customer specifications.

  • Compliance with all Weatherford safety regulations and company policies

  • Orientation and learning how to safely operate various equipment associated with position

  • Interpret work orders and technical manuals.

  • Responsible for shop cleanliness

  • Ensuring that the work completed meets manufacturer's specifications and legislated regulations.

  • Aware of all safe operating procedures for any piece of equipment being operated.

  • Ability to work independently with no or minimal supervision and ability to deal with customers as required relating to servicing of equipment.

  • Ability to work overtime hours, as workload requires.

  • Subsequent delivery and pick up of pumps on customer location as required



  • Grade 12 or equivalent

  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude

  • Valid class 5 operators license in good standing

  • Capability of working overtime

  • Demonstrated and effective problem solver

  • Quality first attitude

  • Capability of being a supervisor and leader in the work place environment

  • Ability to follow set work instructions both from binder and computer.

  • Familiarity with work process and ability to anticipate the next step

  • Safety minded individual, willingness and commitment to receiving both required and ongoing mandatory safety training as a condition of employment

  • Attention to detail

  • Being able to work as part of a team in a team atmosphere

  • Prior assembly or oilfield experience an asset