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Environmental Engineer

Houston, Texas, US
Closing date
Aug 12, 2022

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
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. We are focused on providing a challenging and enriching career path with a healthy balance of structure and flexibility to chart your own course. We are an innovative, global company with wide-ranging opportunities that include career-enhancing talent rotations. Our structured career paths will ensure that you know what it takes to build your ideal career at Weatherford when you join our Company. We also offer a comprehensive benefits program, including health insurance coverage, income protection plans, a 401(k) savings plan, Company paid holidays, and paid time off for vacation.

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.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Intermediate skills at using Microsoft Office suite including 365 and Project Manager
  • Critical thinking/reasoning ability
  • Ability to collaborate with others and have good team building skills
  • Good presentation and facilitation skills and the ability to communicate with large groups of people
  • Detail-oriented and experienced in reviewing and summarizing comprehensive technical documents
  • Ability to multi-task, maintain flexibility, travel, and work independently with minimal supervision

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensuring the carbon reduction opportunities do not compromise flawless execution of health, safety, service quality or current environmental footprint disclosures.
  • Resonsible for understanding and complying with the changing guidance, regulations and applicable frameworks in the ESG space and the impacts to Weatherford. This include ensuring data is accurate and auditable
  • 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 personal compliance to, as well as improvement of Weatherfords Management System, as it relates to ESG
  • Where required in the case of non-conformance, exercises ‘Stop Work Authority' to suspend operations

  • Responsible for being familar with the Company's Quality policies and takes an active role in the compliance and improvement of Weatherfords Management System as it relates to ESG, including programming related to ESG risks in supply chain
  • Maintains service quality as immediate priorities when working across all areas of the business

  • Working with internal and external stakeholders as appropriate to execute and coach on the calculation of climate related metrics and opportunties, using globally and industry accepted methods (i.e., GHG Protocol, IPIECA, ISO, SBTi, etc.)
  • Development of business process for the collection and tracking of climate related data, Scope 1,2 & 3 emissions, including guidance on best practice for facility and operational emissions/carbon reduction strategies
  • Supporting environmental contributions to Sustainability/ESG disclosures and customer reporting
  • Monitor trends and benchmark best-in-class GHG calculation practices. Recommend enhancements to Weatherford's data collection and reporting methods
  • Recommend ranking/monitoring strategy for the company, working closely with internal stakeholders
  • Report on progress, benchmark indices, and identify gaps to the Director of Sustainability; recommending ESG program improvements for key functions and businesses partners to advance progress and recognition
  • Support the management of project budgets, schedules, action and workplans, and resources to project completion
  • Support the company's annual Sustainability reporting process, working across the organization and with internal and external partners to collect data, write strategic narratives, edit, and publish the report, and applicable disclosures
  • Support ensuring that environemental data and supporting data systems are accurate and timely in their provision to the company and auditable to support the changing requirements
  • Contribute to, or lead the development and implementation standards, guidelines programs and measurable KPIs for areas as applicable to address their scopes of work in order to meet the overall ESG strategy
  • Identify and communicate best practices to allow the ESG Governance Committee to work effectively and efficiently in their engagements with sub-committees, any other groups, agencies, clients and the Board of Directors
  • Supports the promotion and raising awareness, at all levels of the organization, of the impact of emerging environmental issues across the ESG space
  • Works hand in hand with HSE to align with traditional environmental requirements and adapting that data to feed ESG goals
  • Support the management/performance tracking efforts of applicable contractors/3rd party groups supporting ESG disclosures and annual reporting activities

  • Supports the Sustainability Director with ongoing stakeholder environmental communications, including but not limited to operational, executive leadership and Board of Director reviews to promote progress updates, alignement and understanding of changing regulations, guidance and Weatherford plan of action in ESG
  • Maintains effective communications with all key stakeholders both internal and where appropriate external
  • Interface with offices globally in support of disclosures clients and projects if required
  • Assist with customer questionnaires as it relates to corporate sustainability
  • Support the implementation of specific sustainability requirements from contracts

  • Supports the Sustainability Director with the development and management of any sustainability costs and financial implication
  • Builds repeatable business cases for improvements, calculating ROI and payback periods
  • Translate climate reductions into profit to support project funding
  • 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

  • Supports the development and delivery of training courses and awareness raising communications for a range of environmental & sustainability/ESG issues
  • Provides coaching and mentoring to support career development to direct, and where appropriate, indirect team members in the Sustainability/ESG space
  • Supports any location-specific regulatory sustainability education and training programs and requirements
  • Employees have a responsibility for developing their own careers within the Company including completing all necessary function training to enhance their skills and experience
  • Completes all assigned Compliance & Company Standards training
  • Regtular engagement with line manager to discuss personal performance, objectives and opportunities to enhance their skills and experience to support their career potential

  • Is an active member of appropriate internal and external ESG and/or professional committees to further information on Weatherford's Environmental Strategy
  • Ability to communicate ESG related progamming needs and influence departmental subject matter experts on the enhancement of Weatherford management systems, KPIs, monitoring, enforcement and defendability of ESG evidence with the goal of improving disclosures and external ES ratings
  • Driving culture and change management across the organization for ESG understanding and awareness

Experience & Education

  • 5-10 years or more of related professional experience, with 3-5 years specifically in carbon reduction/life cycle analysis
  • MS or BS degree in Environmental Engineering / sciences, or equivalent combination of training and experience
  • Experience leading carbon footprint reduction projects
  • Experience with embedding sustainability reviews into Engineering/R&D workflows, new product development and LCAs for both new and existing products and services
  • Proven track record in positive climate impact opportnties, net zero roadmapping, carbon reduction and data collection strategies
  • Experience building repeatable business cases for improvements and calculating ROI, and payback periods
  • Ability to translate climate reductions to profit
  • Experience completing sustainability responses for customer RFI/RFP/RFT and contractual reviews
  • In depth knowledge of Environmental related reporting frameworks/standards and guidiance (GRI, SBTi, ISO, GHG Protocol) and related disclosures (e.g., CDP, GRI, Ecovadis)
  • Strong network of Environemental professionals across the GHG modelling, LCA and regulatory space
  • Understanding of emissions offset strategies
  • Proven ability to independently manage complex projects and brief senior leadership
  • Highly organized with strong project management skills
  • Strong influencing, collaboration, oral and written communications skills
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills
  • Experience leading and facilitating group process and collaboration, team player

  • Experience in developing and providing training courses and programs
  • Experience sourcing and implementing GHG/LCI/LCA software
  • Green building certifications (i.e., LEED Green Associate)
  • Preference for sustainability program development experience
  • Experience in developing external Environmental, HSE or Sustainability/ CSR reports
  • Experience in sustainability assurance projects or activities
  • Second language (one of the five core WFT languages)

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