Weatherford South Africa: New Talent Graduate

Posted on :

19 Oct, 2011

Category :

Graduate Jobs in South Africa, Oil and Gas Jobs in South Africa

To begin, you’ll develop your own specific skills in a culture which covers a wide range of engineering disciplines, from petroleum to mechanical, electrical to chemical, drilling to well systems. Within that broad framework, the choices multiply even further, involving both theory and practice, research projects and their ultimate operational applications.  The journey you make can take you to an exciting variety of contexts all part of the Weatherford global infrastructure.
As a graduate engineer with Weatherford, the directions you take and the destinations you reach will depend on your own initiative, drive, independence and positive attitude. The opportunities are there for you to explore. Our aim is to reward dynamic and contributing individuals with a competitive package. Each country has its own combination but may incorporate, although not limited to, some of the following:
  • Competitive annual salary aligned with industry rates and reviewed regularly during your career with the company
  • Retirement / saving plan
  • Annual leave / vacation
  • Private Health Care
  • Permanent Health Insurance
  • Occupational Sick Pay Scheme
  • Personal Accident Insurance
  • Relocation Assistance provided where applicable
  • Family Friendly and Equal Opportunities Policies
  • Sports and Social Club Membership
Weatherford aims to provide the best rewards and benefits package possible for all employees and continually strives to ensure a culture which supports diversity and equal opportunities in the workplace throughout the world.
With Weatherford you will be part of a team working on complex engineering challenges that require innovative solutions. All over the world, in labs, offices, and in the field, these teams are applying the best engineering principles to ensure our customers can maximise production and extend the life of their wells.
These are the worlds that open up to you when you join Weatherford. As part of our team, you can discover new challenges, new people, new places and new aspects of yourself
Graduate Development Programme
When it comes to your training and development, Weatherford is committed to providing a broad-based programme, which lays the foundations for your development.
Your programme will take place over a 24 month period and in that time you will become knowledgeable in your preferred field of business and have an awareness of a wide range of Weatherford product lines and services.
You will have access to in-house training centres, practical on the-job training to build up your experience, as well as field-based training
where relevant. Some of your training and experience will be gained in our overseas operations.
Outside of your technical training and experience, you will gain exposure to the other sides of our business including our commercial functions, finance, human resources, contracts, workshop, QHSE, sales and public relations.
Over a period of time you will also receive soft skills training such as presentations, contracts, negotiations, communications and report writing.
In order to qualify for the programme, you will need at least a second class honours degree in one of the following:
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Petroleum / Reservoir Engineering
  • Geology / Earth Sciences
  • Drilling & Well Engineering
  • Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • Oil & Gas Engineering

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