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, world-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 purpose                                       

The design and development of electronic equipment for the purpose of collecting geophysical data used in natural resource exploration field. Take responsibility for the design from concept to production, and throughout its service life.

Roles & responsibilities


  • In the role of RDE Intern, you will be given a project to develop of piece of equipment that improves the efficiency of either the wider Engineering team or Manufacturing. The project will depend on your skills and you will be given support to develop your capabilities further. On completion of the project, you will give a short presentation to senior management outlining the work you have done and your accomplishments.

Throughout your time working, you will have access to a mentor and will receive support from other disciplines to help you succeed. You will have access to the equipment and resources required for the project. The aim is to improve your capabilities with the ultimate goal of becoming an Electronic Engineer, whilst adding value to the Company. 

A broader description of the responsibilities are:

  • Through liaison with the Research and Engineering group, test prototype circuits to meet verbal and written specifications.
  • Build and test prototype circuits to prove out the design, ensuring that it meets required specifications.
  • Write production test specifications for the board, and design any test boxes that may be required.
  • Investigate and seek to resolve any issues arising in connection with the production and operation of equipment.
  • To carry out any other duties as reasonably required by the Head of Electronic Engineering.

Safety, security and compliance

  • Maintains the highest standards of corporate governance, ensuring that all activities are carried out ethically and in compliance with Company policies and procedures, relevant laws, regulations, standards and industry practices.

  • Responsible with being familiar with the Company's Security, Compliance & HSE policies and takes an active role in the compliance & improvement of Weatherfords Management System including meeting all reporting requirements .
  • Complies with the Company’s Rules to Live By and all applicable rules, regulations and standards that the Company abides by.
  • Places Quality, Health & Safety, Security and protection of the Environment as core values while never intentionally placing employees, our processes, customers or the communities in which we live and work at risk of loss.
  • Seeks continual improvement in Quality, Health, Safety, Security & protection of the Environment, taking into account responsible care, process vulnerabilities, public, customer and employee inputs, knowledge and technology and best business practices to exceed customer expectations.


  • Responsible for being familiar with the Company's Quality policies and takes an active role in the compliance and improvement of Weatherford’s Management System
  • Maintains service quality as immediate priorities when working across all areas of the business


  • Maintains effective communications with all key stakeholders both internal and external
  • Collaborate with other engineering staff to meet assigned project goals


  • All employees have an accountability to the organisation to be financially responsible whether they are in charge of a function budget or simply their own expenses
  • Costs incurred should be within approved budget and processed within agreed time frames and following the relevant financial policy and procedure

People and development

  • Employees have a responsibility for developing their own careers within the Company including completing all necessary function training to enhance their skills and experience
  • Employees must complete all assigned Compliance & Company Standards training
  • Employees should engage on a regular basis with their line manager to discuss their personal performance, objectives and opportunities to enhance their skills and experience to support their career potential

Vision & Leadership

  • Demonstrates leadership, ethical behaviour and adherence to Weatherford standards at all times.



  • Working towards a degree in Electronic Engineering or a related discipline.
  • Intrinsic interest in electronics design.
  • Drive for results, enthusiastic and with a good work ethic.
  • Demonstrates excellent attention to detail and a high level of integrity.
  • Is an excellent team player who is willing to learn and develop.


  • Working knowledge in some of the following areas:
    • Switch Mode Power Supply (SMPS) design
    • Analogue electronics such as Op-Amps, semiconductors, analogue-to-digital & digital to analogue conversion, communications etc
    • Digital electronics such as FPGAs, CPLDs, Microcontrollers, Embedded processors, C & VHDL programming, digital signal processing
    • Instrumentation design
  • Creative, original and practical.
  • Proficiency with data & circuit analysis tools (e.g. Matlab, LTspice etc).