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Crew Chief- Driller

Company: Weatherford
Location: Broussard
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:


Weatherford is a leading global energy services company. Our world-class experts partner with customers to optimize their resources and realize the full potential of their assets. Across our operating locations, including manufacturing, research and development, service, and training facilities, operators choose us for strategic solutions that add efficiency, flexibility, and responsibility to any energy operation.

We are focused on technology development, digital solutions, and defining our footprint in the new energy space. Our ability to provide integrated solutions across our segments will be critical to growth in our core operations and the energy transition.

Energy producers face unique challenges every day, so it is our job to create solutions that enhance safety, streamline operations, and sustain uptime to meet or exceed their targets. We operate across the global energy landscape employing some of the best diverse talent in the industry. At Weatherford, we understand the value each individual brings to the table. We celebrate diversity in all its forms and are immensely proud of our workforce. We invite you to join our passionate, talented, word-class team.

When you join Weatherford, you instantly feel connected to something bigger - a community that is grounded by our core values and driven to create innovative solutions for our customers. We celebrate each other's successes, grow together, and learn from each other constantly. Individually, we are impressive. Together, we are unstoppable. We are One Weatherford.

Weatherford offers competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits program and provides you a challenging and enriching career path, with a healthy balance of structure and flexibility to chart your own course.

Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


Crew Chief responsibilities are to supervise employees in performance of Well Abandonment & Intervention Services duties both onshore and offshore. Additionally, they should be contributing towards improvement of safe work practices, service quality and efficiency.

  • Supervises Equipment Operator's while on the rig floor
  • Coordinates activity on rig floor with Well-site Supervisor
  • •Responsible for maintaining well control on job site and liaising with Supervisor and/or Customer Representative
  • Plan daily activities and direct duties for the Equipment Operators
  • Ensure all JHA, Tailgate & safety meetings are conducted and must have broad knowledge of SOP's for all unit equipment
  • Maintain well in accordance with downhole conditions
  • Ability to calculate wellbore displacements
  • Must have the ability to grasp and adapt to changing work environment and conditions
  • Must be able to perform problem solving and troubleshooting without supervision
  • Must be able to perform tasks requiring technical formulas and procedures
  • Required to attend Weatherford and customer required specialized training courses pertaining to Well Abandonment & Intervention Services
  • Required to work on 24 hr call status
  • Required to work onshore and offshore for long periods of time (no set schedule involved)
  • Know and understand Weatherford 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.
  • Work assignments carried out to the highest quality level.
  • Perform various other duties and activities as assigned by supervisor within the physical constraints of the job.


    • Broad knowledge of Well Abandonment & Intervention equipment and services
    • 5+ years previous oilfield experience
    • 3+ years of Related experience
    • Previous offshore rig experience
    • Must be able to work independently and perform advanced tasks with no supervision
    • Good Supervisory skills
    • Must have the ability to work well around others in close quarters
    • Good written and verbal communication skills

Keywords: Weatherford, Lafayette , Crew Chief- Driller, Other , Broussard, Louisiana

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