Directional Driller

Job Locations CA-AB-NISKU
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


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.




JOB SCOPE: 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.  Responsible for RSS operations at the wellsite.
  • Responsible for supervising, mentoring and training Trainee (DD I), Junior (DD II) and Lead (DD III) Directional Drillers.
  • Collaborates with the MWD team to ensure BHA specification and engineering optimization parameters are realized. Assist in the marketing, sales, and promotion of company products.
  • Maintains equipment records of equipment at wellsite.
  • Responsible for all communication from wellsite with internal personnel and customer representatives on location.
  • 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.



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

Experiences with Rotary Steerable tools



24+ months as Driller or Derrickhand


24+ months directional experience



Excellent communication, organization, troubleshooting and teamwork skills.

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

Thorough knowledge of Drilling Systems products and services


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