CAREERS - CANADA

Jr. Buyer/Planner Administrator

We have an opening for a Jr. Buyer/Planner Administrator based out of our SE Technical Centre location. Reporting to the Global Supply Chain and USA Production Director, the primary responsibility of the Jr. Buyer/Planner Administrator is to maintain a supplier base in support of Phoenix Technology Services’ Supply Chain/Operations. This position will require a dedicated, high energy, driven individual capable of executing procurement from our established qualified vendors actively under supply agreements for products/services related to oilfield service material and equipment. The candidate is to execute best practices in areas of procurement & planning to ensure all aspects are considered when selecting vendors, requirement date, availability, lead time, quality, price, and past vendor performance. Additional functions include supporting Buyer/Planners with administrative support, validation of services being performed on equipment and referencing correct customer work orders on purchase orders. The Jr. Buyer/Planner Administrator will be responsible for the review & recommendation of safety stock settings, economic order quantities, order/sales multiples and minimum order quantities, item coverage settings, vendors, strategic sourcing, QHSE, accounting, logistics, regional supply chains and engineering.

 

Responsibilities also include:

 

  • Review purchase requisitions for completeness and accuracy.

  • Ensure proper approval has been obtained before issuing the Pos to suppliers.

  • Ensure correctness of PO generations as per procedure.

  • Prepare and issue requests for quotes to determine optimal purchases.

  • Ensure QHSE/Engineering has a qualified vendor prior to procurement.

  • Utilize MRP, safety stock and forecasting practices methodology to identify and plan procurement requirements and establish strategies.

  • Purchase and expedite required materials, services, and parts.

  • Procure tactical commodity with best cost, quality, terms, and deliveries.

  • Drive cost reduction on purchases by 5% annually without compromising quality or delivery performance.

  • Negotiate best value and monitor order progress maximizing OTD performance.

  • Expedite the supply of material in accordance with the contracted delivery date and required date.

  • Communicate internally to customers of any required dates that cannot be met and provide updates of any changes.

  • Track and manage vendor performance.

  • Arrange for transportation and/or storage of purchased products.

  • Discuss defective or unacceptable goods or services with inspection or quality control.

  • Work closely with Engineering to ensure accurate information is shared with vendor.

  • Recommend cost saving proposals including JIT, VMI, bond programs or alternate sourcing.

  • Maintain VMI levels set forth by the Buyer/Planner and the maintenance thereof where applicable.

  • Work with vendors/operations to cross reference services against purchase and work orders for correct job costing.

  • Maintain a strong supplier base and adhere to supply agreements set forth by Supply Chain Manager.

  • Manage the communication of materials and information to the vendor, ensuring NDA’s are in place.

  • Issue purchase orders using sound purchasing practices and applicable Company policies.

 

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 1 year procurement experience in the drilling industry. They will understand local vendor base and product, have knowledge of ERP/MRP systems (preference to SAP) as well as key supply chain/logistic processes & current best practices. PMAC / APICS certification is considered a definite asset. The incumbent will be able to simultaneously manage multiple tasks of competing priority while having the ability to drive and maintain target dates. They are self-directed and are able to work with minimal supervision in a demanding, fast-paced environment. The successful candidate with have strong organizational, written and communication skills as well as attention to detail. They will have an understanding of commercial terms and conditions, the ability to take direction and execute as well as a desire to support a cohesive team environment.

 

Please submit your application to Ron Mueller, Global Supply Chain and USA Production Director: RMueller@phxtech.com.

Warehouse Manager

We have an opening for a Warehouse Manager based out of our SE Technical Centre location. Reporting to the Global Supply Chain and USA Production Director, the Warehouse Manager is responsible for developing, maintaining, documenting, and supervising all warehouse operations in our Calgary facility. 

 

Responsibilities also include:

 

  • Maximize employee and department performance by administering an up-to-date training program, performance management, and always strive for operational excellence and best practices across the network.

  • Support global implementation of best practices such as systems integration and optimization, inventory control and demand planning.

  • Implement and maintain lean/5s strategies.

  • Interact between internal and external customers as it relates to material requests and inventories.

  • Manage and monitor real time transactions as they relate to the ERP system.

  • Perform and manage physical inventory and cycle counts and minimize discrepancies.

  • Research root cause of inventory discrepancies and establish corrective actions.

  • Develop and maintain KPI’s measuring performance in each area, setting targets, and developing accountability.

  • Support Global Logistics processes and policies, to ensure most efficient and cost-effective practices are used in supplying tools/inventory to global locations.

  • Build effective professional relationships internally and externally.

  • Manage cost performance, supply/demand forecasting & distribution execution across a variety of product lines from multiple sources.

  • Work closely with all departments across all product lines to ensure cohesive solutions and practices are developed/maintained.

 

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 2 years of warehouse supervisor or management experience. They will have superior communication skills as well as strong analytical, financial and P&L skill required to succeed. The successful candidate will have an in-depth knowledge of key supply chain/logistics processes and current best practices. They will have the ability to quickly establish credibility across the organization and engage others to ensure the most effective and efficient solutions. The incumbent will have the flexibility to seek and incorporate input from others when planning and will have a solid track record for effectively managing and developing a team.   The successful candidate will have experience in supply chain technology/processes such as ERP, MRP, Production, CRP, and warehouse systems. A post- secondary education and previous oil and gas experience is considered an asset. A valid driver’s license with no infractions is required.

 

Please submit your application to Ron Mueller, Global Supply Chain and USA Production Director: RMueller@phxtech.com.

Wellbore Positioning Technical Coordinator

We have an opening for a Wellbore Positioning Technical Coordinator based out of our Calgary or Houston locations.  Reporting to the CDN Prism Operations Manager, the role of the Wellbore Positioning Technical Coordinator is to oversee, adapt, and improve the Survey Quality Strategy for the Company. The incumbent is the technical expert on wellbore surveying and processes.

 

Responsibilities also include:

 

  • Audit and review the Company-wide Survey Quality Strategy and operational procedures.

  • Maintain and improve proficiency on survey accuracy by enhancing PHX provided services.

  • Work with the software development and digitization teams to establish survey hardware requirements and support systems, vendor qualification / selection, and calibration checks and verifications.

  • Work with the sales and marketing team to develop marketing and sales strategies with respect to surveying offerings

  • Assist in client communications, including client visits.

  • Work with the operations team regarding survey management execution / troubleshooting.

  • Understand current procedures and identify improvements for workflow optimization.

  • Conduct internal training including developing and maintaining the survey curriculum for PLC and ensure training programs are current with the latest technology employed by the Company.

  • Stay current with the latest survey quality advancements in the industry.

  • Assist and advise the engineering/new products team on an as needed and ongoing basis.

  • Implement and administer the Company’s Health and Safety Program within the department for the purpose of minimizing unsafe acts and conditions and preventing workplace accidents and incidents.

  • Be available outside of regular business hours for operational support.

  • Conduct external customer training as required.

 

The successful candidate will have 5 or more years of oil field related survey experience and excellent verbal and written skills with the ability to effectively teach, mentor, motivate and coach. They will be very organized with the ability to manage multiple tasks and delegate responsibilities to efficiently complete projects. The incumbent will have sound knowledge of directional drilling technology and a track record of creative problem solving and technical innovation.

 

Please submit your application to Michael Nowlin, CDN Prism Operations Manager: MNowlin@phxtech.com.

Business Analyst

We have an opening for a Business Analyst based out of our downtown head office.  Reporting to the Digital Strategy & Implementation Manager as well as the Information Technology Manager, the Business Analyst will work with users in various departments to identify business change needs, assessing the impact of the change, capturing and documenting requirements and ensuring those requirements are delivered, while supporting the Company through the implementation process. The incumbent will provide assessments and solutions for operational requirements and inefficiencies by analyzing reports, market research and operating procedures, strategizing ideas to improve business operations, and meeting with stakeholders with suggestions based on their analysis.

 

Responsibilities also include:

 

  • Identify specific business opportunities through data gathering and analysis.

  • Coordinate and deliver effective solutions that provide tangible benefits within short and long timeframes.

  • Work with departmental stakeholders to support Company priorities and initiatives.

  • Assist with project management for selected projects.

  • Test business processes and recommend improvements.

  • Perform data discovery, analysis, and modeling.

  • Convert roadmap features into smaller user stories.

  • Write clear and well-structured business requirements and training documents, communicating relevant information to the applicable department.

  • Identify automation opportunities and provide recommendations.

  • Create/utilize reports, dashboards, and visualizations to understand business performance and help informed decision making.

  • Analyze process issues and bottlenecks and to make improvements.

 

The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree or higher (business analysis, programming or computer sciences field preferred) and a minimum of 5 years working as a Business Analyst and/or Project Manager. They will have 2-3 years of overall software related technical analysis experience. The incumbent will have a solid understanding of document management and various business document correspondence. They will have the ability to work with various functional organizations (Operations, Supply Chain, Sales, Engineering, Information Systems) to forge strong relationships and facilitate a team atmosphere to solve technical challenges.  The successful candidate will have the ability to plan, organize, and prioritize multiple projects independently, to meet deadlines and complete tasks in an accurate manner. They must be able to use logic and critical thinking in problem solving, including the ability to evaluate solutions from an enterprise approach and consider multiple options. Previous SQL or Business Intelligence (BI) experience is preferred. The incumbent will have a solid understanding of the software development lifecycle, including ERP and WMS systems. They will have excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to collaborate effectively and work as part of a team. Oilfield and drilling knowledge is preferred. Ability to travel between the United States and Canada is a must.

Please submit your application to Stephanie Mertz, Digital Strategy & Implementation Manager: SMertz@phxtech.com.

Shop Technician and Shipping & Receiving

We have an opening for a Shop Technician and Shipping & Receiving at our SE Technical Centre. Reporting to the CDN Asset Management & Logistics Manager, the Shop Technician and Shipping & Receiving is responsible for storing, preparing, and maintaining directional drilling tools and equipment as well as getting jobs prepared for shipping to the field. The incumbent will also be accountable for the upkeep and maintenance of the shop and yard.

 

Responsibilities also include:

 

  • Paint and stencil the model type, serial number, and other information on completed tools.

  • Operate forklift in a safe and professional manner.

  • Gather appropriate tools to get jobs ready for shipping.

  • Load and unload trucks.

  • Maintain shop and yard area.

  • Maintain and inspect forklifts.

  • Move tools for the Inspection and Motor Shop as required.

  • Participate in a 24/7 on-call rotation as well as possible weekend shifts.

  • Adhere to Phoenix’s SE Shop office hours.

 

The successful candidate will have a high school diploma, mechanical aptitude, with basic computer skills including familiarity with MS Office. The successful candidate will have the ability to lift 50lbs. Forklift and oil and gas experience is considered an asset.

 

Please note that the location of this position is outside of the Calgary Transit service area. The successful candidate must have reliable transportation.

 

Please submit your application to Filip Prucnal, CDN Asset Management & Logistics Manager at: FPrucnal@phxtech.com.

 

Shop Technician- Motor Shop

We have openings for 3 Shop Technicians - 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.

  • Availability 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 note that the location of this position is outside of the Calgary Transit service area. The successful candidate must have reliable transportation.

 

Please submit your application to Riley Miller, Canadian Motor Shop Manager: RMiller@phxtech.com

QC Inspector 

We have an opening for a QC Inspector based out of our SE Technical Centre. The QC Inspector is responsible for overseeing product/component quality at Phoenix and ensuring management system procedures are implemented with respect to inspection and testing. This individual will provide technical input and guidance for inspection and testing requirements on Phoenix motors and MWD parts. The QC Inspector is also responsible for documenting and communicating performance to relevant stakeholders including Phoenix Management and vendors on conformance and nonconformance where specifications or requirements have not been satisfied. 

 

Responsibilities also include:

 

  • Establish and maintain the policies, procedures, and internal controls necessary to implement and enforce the inspection program.

  • Assist in the development and implementation of quality control procedures.

  • Perform quality control activities on MWD parts, motors, and other assets (i.e. orienting subs, gap subs, hang off subs, collars, etc.).

  • Ensure inspection and testing activities provide continuous control of materials, facilities, and products.

  • Qualify parts for use and assist with the approval of new components/tools.

  • Verify documentation requirements relating to incoming material.

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

  • Identify nonconforming material/parts and ensure suitable control including appropriate corrective measures and determine appropriate disposition if required.

  • Employ statistical process control techniques and conduct analysis of data.

  • Liaise with other departments including Manufacturing, Operations, Reliability, Engineering, and Supply Chain.

  • Assist with performing product and process audits internally and with vendors as well as communicate improvement initiatives with relevant stakeholders.

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

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

  • Liaise with QA/QC Manager to ensure objectives are consistent with our reliability, growth, and profitability targets and strategies.

  • Participate with regions with lessons learned and improvement initiatives.

 

The candidate must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in quality control, and experience with API & ACME threads. They must also be familiar with operational and quality control/inspection procedures. 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. Experience with GD&T and Gagemaker considered an asset.

Please note that the location of this position is outside of the Calgary Transit service area. The successful candidate must have reliable transportation.

Please submit your application to Nabil Khouri, Quality Assurance and Quality Control Manager: nkhouri@phxtech.com.

Jr. Well Planner

We have an opening for a Jr. Well Planner based out of our Calgary head office location. Reporting to the Well Planning Manager, the Jr. Well Planner is accountable for providing technical information and support in the form of completion reports, field packages, well plans, and plots used in the planning and execution of directional and horizontal drilling services.

 

Responsibilities also include:

 

  • Prepare morning surveys and updates to be distributed to client representatives, marketing representative, and operations coordinators when requested.

  • Print billing summaries for Sales Representatives and submit approved summaries to Accounts Receivable.

  • Update customers as to the status of drilling operations and respond to customer queries as required.

  • Perform a feedback service for field personnel with the purpose of addressing down-hole issues and problems as they develop.

  • Provide administrative support to the Well Planning & Sales Representatives.

  • Receive well completion data from field personnel, generate completion reports and prepare end of well reports for client submissions.

  • Ensure final surveys and completion documentation follow government requirements and are delivered in a timely manner.

  • Amend any returned data deficiencies.

  • Perform electronic filing and ensure all well files contain complete records through the start and end of each job.

  • Input and maintain accurate information within Fieldcap.

  • Develop initial well plans for quotes to customers by inputting geological, geographical, and drilling target data into well planning software.

  • Build plans and plots on customer supplied parameters and department database for sales representatives and operations department, to be used by field personnel in performing directional and horizontal drilling services.

  • Assist other administrative tasks as required.

  • Assist technical marketing representatives in addressing technical issues raised by potential and existing customers.

  • Build the Company’s internal job information database as a tool for future initial well planning and plotting.

  • Maintain a computerized backup system to ensure information can be retrieved and assist with the Compass database clean up

 

The successful candidate will have a Diploma from a technical post-secondary education program, such as Petroleum Engineering Technology, or oil field drilling/exploration experience. The candidate will need a good understanding of industry standards and government regulations with the ability to quickly acquire knowledge and skill with different types of software. The successful candidate will be a detail oriented individual with solid organization and communication skills. The ability to work in a high pressure, fast-paced environment is a must.

 

Please submit your application to Cody Blanchard, Well Planning Manager, cblanchard@phxtech.com.

Inspector - Level II

We have openings for Level II Inspectors at our SE Technical Centre. Reporting to the NDT Inspection Manager, the Level II Inspector is responsible for inspecting all Mud Motors, Monel Collars, and Subs.

 

Responsibilities also include:

 

  • Prepare and organize paperwork and reports for inspections, including LPI and MPI of Mud Motors, Monel Collars, and Subs.

  • Take accurate dimensional measurements as per Shop specifications & RP7G-2 & DS-1.

  • Perform visual inspections on all non-magnetic and steel tools.

  • Perform daily verification checks.

  • Assist with training of Shop Technicians and Level I Inspectors.

  • Handle and respond to afterhours/weekend requests and inquiries.

  • Inspect anti-gall condition of new and re-cut connections.

  • ID window milling and serializing of tools.

  • Operate and train on BSL Re-facer.

  • Load and unload new and used tools.

  • Maintain cleanliness of inspection areas and equipment.

  • Participate in Phoenix provided Inspection Training Programs as required.

 

The successful candidate will have valid Level II NDT Certifications (MPI II & LPI II), experience in minor thread and bore scoping. Forklift and crane experience would be an asset.

 

Please note that the location of this position is outside of the Calgary Transit service area. The successful candidate must have reliable transportation.

 

Please submit your application to Mike Lewis, NDT Inspection Manager: MLewis@phxtech.com.

 

Shop Laborer- Inspection

Phoenix Technology Services LP is a progressive and innovative Calgary based Directional Drilling Company. Driven by our client’s needs, we are committed to providing more efficient and cost-effective drilling operations.

 

We have an opening for a Shop Technician - Inspection at our SE Technical Centre. The Shop Technician is accountable for cleaning and preparing performance drilling motor components, and drilling tools for inspection. This is a full time position that offers paid OT, benefits after probationary period.

 

Responsibilities also include:

 

  • Clean and prepare performance drilling motor components for inspection.

  • Clean and prepare drilling tools for inspection.

  • Assist Inspectors when required.

  • Maintain a clean and organized work environment.

  • Be available for after hours, weekend and holiday 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 note that the location of this position is outside of the Calgary Transit service area. The successful candidate must have reliable transportation.

 

Please submit your application to Mike Lewis NDT Inspection Manager, mlewis@phxtech.com

 

Directional Drillers

We are seeking experienced, motivated, dynamic, team-oriented Directional Drillers, both as employees and Independent Contractors. 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 candidates, both employees and independent contractors, 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.

 

All contractors must have Incorporated Company status, liability insurance and WCB coverage.

 

The benefits listed are applicable to employees only.

 

Please submit your application to: CDNCoordinators@phxtech.com