Workshop Technician / Trades Assistant

Job Locations AU-WA-MALAGA
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Weatherford is the leading wellbore and production solutions company. Operating in more than 80 countries, the Company answers the challenges of the energy industry with its global talent network of approximately 20,000 team members and 600 locations, which include service, research and development, training, and manufacturing facilities. Visit for more information or connect on LinkedInFacebookTwitterInstagram, or YouTube.


We’re looking to the future with a clear vision and a strong mission.

Our goal is to address the headwinds facing the industry, revolutionize the oilfield with digital technology, integrated solutions, and world-class talent.


We accept every challenge for the benefit of our Company, our industry, and the world. Our technology leadership delivers solutions that rise to every occasion, supply the best outcomes in each operation, and give power to all customers.


Weatherford offers competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits program and opportunities for on-going training and career development. VEVRAA Federal Contractor – Priority Referral Requested.


Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer Females/ Minorities/ Veterans/Disabled 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.


We are seeking to employ a Workshop Technical Assistant (TA) to work alongside trade's personnel, assisting in day to day operation, loading of jobs, inspection, cleaning and refurbishment of equipment for future use in the Oil & Gas industry. In addition to performing basic mechanical fitting/repair of oilfield equipment you will ensure a clean and tidy workshop at all times.

Other key areas of responsibility include:

  • Perform basic workshop duties, including: repair and maintenance of offshore related equipment in accordance with company procedures under direction from Mechanical Supervisor and within your skill set. Responsible for the management of the hydraulic hoses onsite and their respective register
  • Maintain good standard of housekeeping practices in workshop and yard
  • Complete all necessary documentation pertaining to equipment movements and repairs
  • Collect the relevant data, measure and check all equipment, review all QA /QC documents and third party equipment to determine that the operation can be safely executed as per the agreed procedures


To be successful you will ideally have the following skills and experience:

  • Mechanical aptitude
  • QHSE procedural knowledge
  • Good communication skills
  • Basic computer skills preferable
  • Forklift ticket – Preferable
  • Dogman's Ticket – Preferable
  • Previous experience working in a busy workshop in similar roles is preferable
  • Experience in LEAN practices would be beneficial


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