Weatherford Directional Driller III in HOUSTON, Texas


Weatherford is one of the largest multinational oilfield service companies providing innovative solutions, technology and services to the oil and gas industry. The Company operates in over 90 countries and has a network of approximately 1,000 locations, including manufacturing, service, research and development, and training facilities and employs approximately 29,500 people. For more information, visit and connect with Weatherford on LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube and Facebook.

Weatherford delivers innovative technologies and services designed to meet the world’s current and future energy needs in a safe, ethical, and sustainable manner. Grounded by our core values and inspired by our world-class people, we are committed to being a trusted business partner to those we serve.


Responsible for Directional Drilling downhole services to customer according to well plans.


Leads and provides supervision for the directional drilling operation at the wellsite that ensures the desired directional path and drilling targets are achieved in a safe and economic manner.

Responsible for BHA being assembled as per well / engineering plan.

Responsible for the operation, inspection and maintenance of motors and downhole tools at rig site.

Responsible for the generation and content of daily and Final Well reports on services performed.

Responsible for maintaining well profile plots and providing customer with directional survey data.

Assists with RSS operations at the wellsite.

Responsible for supervising, mentoring and training Trainee (DD I) and Junior (DD II) field engineers.

Collaborates with the MWD team to ensure BHA specification and engineering optimization parameters are realized.

Maintains equipment records of equipment at wellsite.

Perform various other duties and activities as assigned by supervisor within the physical constraints of the job.

Demonstrate a personal commitment to Quality, Health, Safety and the Environment.

a safe and healthy workplace for all employees;

enforcing all safety precautions and practices;

promoting safe work practices;

Attending mandatory safety meetings and maintaining Company property and equipment in safe operating conditions at all times.

Know and understand Weatherford’s Enterprise Excellence Process and the Quality Policy and comply with all requirements of the Quality Systems Manual, Operating and Technical Procedures and Workplace Instructions.

Must understand and comply with all safety rules and company policies of Weatherford.


Experience and ability to solve problems and perform with minimal supervision.

Excellent communication, organization, troubleshooting and teamwork skills.

Positive attitude and a high degree of self-discipline and motivation

Able to relate to rig-site personnel at all levels.

Prior drilling rig experience a plus.

Experiences with Rotary Steerable tools (Preferred)

12+ months as Directional Driller

Met all Directional Drilling training and competency requirements

Thorough knowledge of Drilling Systems products and services


Weatherford offers competitive compensation and benefits upon hire; including paid vacation to start, matching 401K program, comprehensive benefits program, and employee stock purchase program (ESPP) and opportunities for on-going training and career development.

Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.