Motor Technician - Repair & Maintenance

Job Locations CA-AB-NISKU
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.


Dismantle and reassemble drilling motors and jars in a timely and efficient manner while following closely controlled procedures; Ensure that all components and processes are up to or exceed Weatherford specifications.

Follow established safety guidelines and procedures including the use of personal protective equipment (PPE);

Identify hazards in the shop and bring them to management’s attention

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:  (not listed in any particular order) 

  • Disassembly of the motor / jar assembly and internal parts
  • Removal of all grease plugs and oil seals to allow for cleaning and inspection
  • Cleaning all mud motor / jar parts inside and out after a motor / jar has been disassembled
  • Visually inspecting all parts for obvious wear and non-conformances.
  • Determining when and where more detailed inspection is needed
  • Re-assembly and subsequent testing of fully assembled mud motor / jar
  • Shop Clean-up
  • Interaction and communication with co-workers to maintain team continuity and safe working conditions
  • Interaction and communication with Inspection personnel to keep them informed as to what needs inspection and when
  • Interaction and communication with Lead hands to stay abreast of customer needs.
  • Other duties as required


  • Mechanically Inclined
  • Strong English communication skills both written and verbal
  • Self-starter working with limited supervision
  • Strong safety leadership
  • Ability to interact and perform successfully within a team environment
  • Demonstrate professionalism at all times to all internal and external customers
  • Demonstrate initiative to learn and develop new skills
  • Basic computer and math skills
  • Must be willing to take call and work overtime
  • Grade 12 designation


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