QC Inspector – Machine Shop

We have an opening for a QC Inspector based out of our SE Technical Centre. Reporting to the Production Manager, the QC Inspector – Machine Shop is responsible for overseeing product/component quality at the Phoenix Machine Shop. The QC Inspector – Machine Shop is also responsible for identifying and reporting conformance and nonconformance where specifications and/or requirements have not been satisfied. This individual documents and communicates the performance to relevant stakeholders, including Phoenix management and vendors.


Responsibilities also include: 

  • Verify documentation requirements relating to incoming material.

  • Ensure reference documents are current and available for use (i.e. standards, specifications, drawings).

  • Perform quality control activities on machined parts, verify and record dimensions, first-off and in process inspection.

  • Identify nonconforming material/parts and ensure suitable control including appropriate corrective measures.

  • Document product and process issues and determine disposition of nonconforming items, including necessary corrective or preventive actions.

  • Ensure inspection and test equipment are suitable for use.

  • Manage and coordinate measuring equipment calibrations.

  • Ensure measuring and testing equipment are calibrated in accordance with nationally or internationally recognized standards.

  • Communicate departmental performance, and engage relevant stakeholders with improvement initiatives.

  • Maintain records in accordance with established procedures, which may include paper and/or electronic methods.

  • Assist with other QC related tasks as required.


The candidate must have 2-5 years’ experience in a quality control capacity, and experience with API & ACME threads. They must also be familiar with operational and quality control/inspection procedures, and the calibration process in accordance with national/international standards. The individual must be able read, visualize, and interpret engineering drawings, bills of material and calibrate common measuring devices (gauges, micrometers, calipers, etc.). They must be very organized, analytical, and detail oriented, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


Please submit your application to Tomislav Mrljic, Production Manager: or Steve Davis, Machine Shop Supervisor

MWD Operator

We are seeking motivated, dynamic, and team-oriented individuals to fill the role of Measurement While Drilling (MWD) Operator. All applicants must have strong communication skills, attention to detail, and willingness to work in a rig environment. The 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.

  • Operate the directional drilling tools, including installing the tools into the drill string, setting the tool face offset or orienting sub, surface testing the tools, and surveying while running in the hole. 

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

  • Inform the shop staff of any concerns or problems, turn in run reports, and entering information into the MWD databases.


The successful candidate must have a valid driver’s license and valid certificates in H2S Alive, WHMIS, TDG, First Aid, Defensive Driving, Electronic General Safety Orientation, Wildlife Awareness, and Fall Awareness.


Previous MWD experience or minimum of 2 years of rig experience is a requirement; applicants with no previous experience will not be eligible.


You must be eligible to work in Canada to apply.


Please submit your application to

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