Material Handler

We have an opening for a Material Hander based out of our Calgary SE Technical Centre location. Reporting to the Sr. Buyer/Planner, the Material Handler is responsible for providing accurate control of inventory through receiving goods, inventory picking activities and maintaining the inventory database. This position is responsible for timely delivery of set accountabilities as outlined below and helps to achieve the department and Company goals and objectives relating to material handling, warehousing, and inventory control.


Responsibilities also include:


  • Accurately verify the parts requisition, min/max parts request and pull sheets.

  • Pick and verify parts/serial numbers driven from demand placed on the Supply Chain through inventory requests, sales orders, shipping requests, work orders and production orders, ensuring a high level of accuracy.

  • Ensure all picked goods are tagged and packaged correctly to meet shipping requirements (where applicable).

  • Clearly communicate any part shortages to appropriate personnel, such as procurement and customer.

  • Create sales orders to relieve inventory where applicable.

  • Ensure that all inventory bins, bulk storage, and containers are clearly and accurately identified.

  • Ensure that discrepancies on inventories are rectified through proper adjustment protocols.

  • Maintain accurate inventory records through inventory counts, cycle counts and year end physical inventory.

  • Ensure that all items subject to a min/max level are maintained regularly and report shortages to the Buyer/Planner.

  • Maintain the inventory room in a safe, tidy, orderly, and organized manner and ensure all inventory is clearly identified and easily accessed.

  • Ensure safety is a number one priority through all material handling, storage, housekeeping, etc.

  • Offload and load all incoming/outgoing shipments following receiving/shipping processes.

  • Real-time update all transactions into SAP for all received, consumed, and incoming and outgoing goods.

  • Receive and verify serial numbers on all parts and equipment in accordance to quality inspection criteria set forth by QC.

  • Work and collaborate with Global Inventory Analyst and Accounting on variances and discrepancies.

  • Work overtime when required and with prior supervisor approval.


The successful candidate will have three or more years of shipping/receiving, inventory control or warehousing experience and two or more years of forklift operating experience.  The incumbent will also have a thorough understanding of “Principles of Inventory & Warehousing” and a basic understanding of MRP/ERP concepts. The ability to analyze and understand variances and present resolutions and issues in a clear, concise, persuasive, and logical manner, both verbal and written is required. This individual will be detail oriented with solid organization, interpersonal and communication skills as well as have solid keyboard skills with a high proficiency in MS Office. Knowledge of oil and gas services industry is an asset.


Please submit your application to William Kean, Sr. Buyer/Planner at:


Shop Technician

We have an opening for a Shop Technician - Motor Shop at our SE Technical Centre. The Shop Technician is accountable for providing supervised maintenance on performance drilling motors, as per Phoenix Technology Services policies and procedures.


Responsibilities also include:


  • Clean and prepare performance drilling motor components for inspection.

  • Paint and prepare final products for shipment.

  • Maintain service tools and equipment.

  • Maintain a clean and organized work environment.

  • Assist Motor Service Technicians when required.

  • Be available for after hours and weekend work schedules when necessary.


The successful candidate will have a high school diploma, mechanical aptitude and is a detail oriented individual with solid organization and communication skills. Oil and gas industry experience is an asset.


Please submit your application to Riley Miller, Canadian Motor Shop Manager:



CNC Lathe Machinist

We have an opening for a CNC Lathe Machinist based out of our SE Technical Centre for the afternoon shift. Reporting to the Machine Shop Supervisor, the CNC Lathe Machinist is responsible for basic programming, set up and operation of CNC Mazak Lathes.


Responsibilities also include:


  • Generate CNC programs for Mazak Lathes using Mazak Mazatrol Control.

  • Set-up and operate CNC Mazak Lathe.

  • Verify and record dimensions of parts and adjust machine accordingly to obtain desired quality of end product.

  • Perform maintenance requirements on machines and maintain working area and equipment.

  • Assist with training new employees.

  • Other machining and QC related tasks as required.


The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of experience with CNC Lathe machine set-up.  Experience in the oil and gas industry, API threading as well as experience in Mazatrol control are considered assets.


Please submit your application to Tomislav Mrljic, Production Manager: or Darcy Moffatt, Machine Shop Supervisor

Mechanical Engineering Technologist

We have an opening for a Mechanical Engineering Technologist based out of our SE Technical Centre location. Reporting to the Mechanical Engineering Manager, the Mechanical Engineering Technologist will participate in technical efforts focused on supporting the needs of the Company. The incumbent will be responsible for basic designs, concept technical proposals, technical drawings, test plans, reports, troubleshooting, analysis, and continuous improvement of tools and equipment used in directional drilling. The Mechanical Engineering Technologist will execute these in a cost effective, safe, quality-focused, and technologically-driven way following the guidance and leadership of the Mechanical Engineering Manager, or under supervision of a P.Eng Engineer.


Responsibilities also include:


  • Propose solutions concerning the development and implementation of tools and technologies.

  • Maintain complete and comprehensive records of daily activities and report to the Mechanical Engineering Manager.

  • Work in technological initiatives related to Mud Motors, MWD/LWD tools and/or any other drilling equipment as required.

  • Provide training as required to transfer product knowledge within Phoenix Technology Services.

  • Assist other departments with various projects when time permits.

  • Perform all duties so as to meet the responsibilities listed in the Employee and Corporate HSE Handbooks.

  • Perform duties according to the Company’s quality system procedures and work instructions.



The successful candidate will have a Mechanical Engineering Technologist diploma, or equivalent, from an accredited institution, with 2 or more years’ experience, and be a member of ASET or APEGA in good standing or eligible for licensing in Alberta.  The candidate will show strong working knowledge of the fundamentals of mechanical systems, including; stress of materials, materials selection for use in high pressure, high-temperature and high-vibration environments, and understanding of basic machining, manufacturing and processes and procedures. Experience with mechanical design and product development, great drafting skills and knowledge of GD&T as well as SolidWorks, and knowledge and experience with revision control platforms, preferably PDM Vault, is required.


The incumbent will display strong documentation skills for design logs, test reports, and operations manuals, have exceptional interpersonal and written communication skills, be a quick learner with strong work ethic, be goal-focused and attentive to detail. The candidate will have a process and quality mind-set with an appreciation of design best practices. Relevant field experience and exposure to downhole tools and field operations in the oil and gas industry would be considered assets.


Please submit your application to Andres Cordoba, Mechanical Engineering Manager:

Directional Driller Consultants

We are seeking experienced, motivated, dynamic, team-oriented Directional Driller Independent Contractors. All Contractors must have own Company, Liability Insurance, and WCB Account. The Directional Driller is accountable for providing the customer with the tools, equipment and expertise required to meet the directional and horizontal drilling objectives.

Responsibilities also include:


  • Complete all pre-job equipment checks and communications requirements.

  • Perform field location preparation work including equipment checks, document completion and communications with rig personnel and MWD Operators.

  • Set up, direct, monitor, and trouble-shoot directional or horizontal drilling operations and related activities.

  • Perform completions work including removal, packing and shipping of tools, communications with rig personnel and operations office, and post-job clean up.

  • Deal with customer personnel and other Phoenix personnel in a positive problem-solving manner.

  • Carry out duties according to established Phoenix health and safety program, including those relating to Company rules, hazard reporting, use and care of tools, safe work practices, use of P.P.E., and accident reporting. When on site follows the health and safety program of the owner or prime contractor.

  • Complete required field paperwork.

  • Keep Phoenix office informed of progress of well.

  • Conform to Phoenix Drug & Alcohol Policy.


The successful candidate must have a valid driver’s license and valid certificates in H2S Alive, WHMIS, TDG, CSO, First Aid, Defensive Driving, and Wildlife Awareness. Previous rig experience as a Directional Driller and/or a minimum of 3 years of experience as an MWD Operator is a requirement. Incorporated Company status and WCB coverage (Consultants only)


Please submit your application to:


MWD Operator

We are seeking motivated, dynamic, and team-oriented individuals to fill the role of Measurement While Drilling (MWD) Operator as employees or Independent Contractors. All applicants must have strong communication skills, attention to detail, and be willing to work in a rig environment. These individuals must exercise judgment to determine the appropriate action at the well site by relying on infield experience on standard principles, theories, concepts, and techniques.


Responsibilities also include:  


  • Prepare tools to go out into the field.  This includes a full function test in the shop of the downhole and surface gear, an inventory of tools in the kit, and the proper packing and securing of tools in kit for travel.

  • Set up primary string, back-up string, rig equipment, and surface gear once tools arrive on location.

  • Install MWD/LWD system into the drill string, setting the tool face offset or orienting sub, surface testing the tools, and surveying while running in the hole.  This also includes the operation of recording downhole measurements related to drilling with the tools, sliding, rotating, calculating battery usage and surveying at the end of a kelly, filling out run reports and survey sheets, and troubleshooting the tool in the hole.

  • Complete rig out and prepare tools for shipping to operations, including the cleaning and packing of tools into the kit boxes, preparing the necessary run reports and end of well reports, and forwarding any reports to the directional driller for insertion into the job folder.

  • Participate in the servicing of tools in the shop by informing the shop staff of any concerns or problems, turning in run reports, and entering information into the MWD databases.

  • Attend, complete, and successfully pass all training courses as required.

  • Deal with customer personnel and other Phoenix personnel in a positive problem-solving manner.

  • Carry out duties according to established Phoenix health and safety program, including those relating to Company rules, hazard reporting, use and care of tools, safe work practices, use of P.P.E. and accident reporting.  When on site follows the health and safety program of the owner or prime contractor.

  • Conform to Phoenix Drug & Alcohol Policy.


The successful candidates must have a valid driver’s license and valid certificates in H2S Alive, WHMIS, TDG, CSO, First Aid, Defensive Driving, Wildlife Awareness, and Fall Awareness. Previous MWD experience or rig experience is an asset.


Note: Contractors must have Incorporated Company status, liability insurance and WCB coverage.


You must be eligible to work in Canada to apply.


Please submit your application to