CAREERS - CANADA

Electronics Manufacturing Technician

We have an opening for an Electronics Manufacturing Technician based out of our SE Technical Centre location. The Electronics Manufacturing Technician is responsible for ensuring the quality, operation and suitability of any piece of electronic hardware manufactured by Phoenix. This individual may also be required to qualify electronic components that have been sourced by Phoenix from an outside supplier.

 

Responsibilities also include:

 

  • Work with the Manufacturing Manager, Electronics Engineers and Manufacturing department to develop testing and documentation procedures that accurately qualify the operation of electronic systems built by Phoenix.

  • Assemble and test electronic and mechanical assets.

  • Maintain documentation of all tests performed via standard conformance tools to ensure adherence to proper quality and assembly procedures.

  • Prepare and maintain work instructions and conformances.

  • Maintain an inventory of parts that need qualifying and parts that have been tested and are field ready.

  • Give feedback to the Manager and Production department regarding problems and possible solutions to common non-conformances.

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

  • Assist mechanical assembly is required periodically.

  • Assist other departments in diagnosing field failures as required.

  • 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 be familiar with electronics test equipment, hand and power tools. They will also have experience in troubleshooting electronic systems and working with computers and computer applications such as MS Excel along with the ability to build and maintain test environments. The candidate will have a track record of creative problem solving and root cause analysis with solid organizational and record keeping skills, good manual dexterity, and proficient soldering and mechanical assembly skills.  

 

Please submit your application to John Ragot, Process & Reliability Manager: jragot@phxtech.com

Shop Technician/Shipping & Receiving

We have an opening for a Shop Maintenance Assistant at our SE Technical Centre. Reporting to the Asset Management Coordinator, The Shop Technician/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.

  • Assist other departments with various projects when time permits.

  • Perform all duties to meet the responsibilities listed in the Employee and Corporate HSE Handbook.

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

 

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 submit your application to Filip Pruncal, Asset Management Coordinator: FPrucnal@phxtech.com or Kelly Watson, Canadian Asset Manager: KWatson@phxtech.com

CNC- Manual Lathe Machinist

We have an opening for a CNC / Manual Lathe Machinist based out of our SE Technical Centre for afternoon shift Monday – Thursday 2:30PM – 01:00AM. Reporting to the Machine Shop Supervisor, the CNC / Manual Lathe Machinist is responsible for machining the parts to specifications using CNC / Manual Lathe.

Responsibilities also include:

 

  • Perform various daily machining duties as instructed and be able to work independently.

  • Experienced using CNC FAGOR Control on CNC Machine.

  • Able to edit program and perform setup independently.

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

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

  • Other machining and QC related tasks as required.

 

The successful candidate will have a minimum 5 years of experience with CNC / Manual Lathe machining.  Experience in the oil and gas industry, API threading as well as experience in CNC FAGOR control are considered an asset. 

Please submit your application to Tomislav Mrljic, Production Manager: tmrljic@QOilfield.com or Darcy Moffatt, Machine Shop Supervisor: DMoffatt@QOilField.com

 

Firmware Developer

We have an opening for a Firmware Developer based out of our SE Technical Centre. Reporting to the Principal Engineer, the Firmware Developer will participate in a broad spectrum of projects. Focus will mainly be on the embedded firmware development, and to a lesser degree, PC software applications.

 

Responsibilities also include:

 

  • Develop new and sustain existing Measure While Drilling (MWD) electronic firmware and software artifacts.

  • Work as a member of the Electrical Engineering group to assure reliability, cost effectiveness and safety of MWD technologies.

  • Conduct and attend peer firmware, software and hardware design reviews; troubleshoot and triage as required.

  • Develop firmware design artifacts, supplemental technical documentation, design, specification, testing, and procedural documentation as needed.

  • Work in close collaboration with Electrical Engineers, Technicians and MWD technology development group to develop and optimize technology.

  • Practice Test-Driven-Design principles and generate test artifacts and end product ready for integration and system-level validation.

  • Author internal (technical) and external (ECN updates) documentation.

  • Maintain complete and comprehensive records of daily activities and report to the Principal Engineer on a weekly basis.

 

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 10 years of general technical expertise and experience in firmware and software development, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or Computer Engineering.  Expert level of understanding of CAN/SPI/I2C/RS232/RS485 protocols with knowledge of electronic hardware design is required. They will also have exceptional interpersonal and written communication skills and strong documentation skills for technical artifacts. This candidate is an independent self-starter, detail oriented, goal focused, and has strong work ethic. Working knowledge of Oilfield Drilling Operations and familiarity with internet protocols is beneficial.  

 

Please submit your application to: Ross Kuchma, Principal Engineer: RKuchma@phxtech.com and Craig Brown, Senior Vice President: cbrown@phxtech.com

Senior Mechanical Engineer

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

 

Responsibilities also include:

 

  • Make decisions 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 engineering initiatives related to Mud Motors, MWD/LWD tools and/or any other drilling equipment as required.

  • Research new manufacturing methods and tool designs.

 

The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited University or College, with 8 or more years’ Engineering experience in relevant jobs, and be a member of APEGA in good standing or eligible for licensing in Alberta. The candidate will be highly skilled on Solidworks as a design and stress analysis tool. They will have great drafting skills and have knowledge with GD&T. Strong experience with mechanical design and all stages of product development, along with

working knowledge of fundamentals of mechanical systems (i.e. stress of materials, materials selection for use in high pressure, high-temperature and high-vibration environments, etc.), and version control systems (preferably PDM Vault). The incumbent will display strong documentation skills for design, testing and reporting, 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 be process and quality mind-set, with an appreciation of design best practices. Familiarity with acquisition of intellectual property, downhole tools, and relevant field experience and field operations in the oil and gas industry would be considered assets. Only applicants able to legally work in Canada will be considered.

 

Please submit your application to Andres Cordoba, Mechanical Engineering Manager: acordoba@phxtech.com

 

Truck Driver (Class 1)

Qualitas Oilfield Services, a division of Phoenix Technology Services, provides reliable transportation across Western Canada. We focus on safety, quality, customer service, and dependability.

 

We have an opening for an experienced oilfield Truck Driver based out of Calgary, Alberta. The truck driver is accountable for delivering tools to the job sites and making in town /out of town hot shot trips, making deliveries in a competent and safe manner, storing, preparing, transporting, and receiving directional drilling tools and equipment, and for the upkeep and maintenance of the shop and Company vehicles.

 

Responsibilities also include:

 

  • Operate truck in a safe and responsible manner by obeying the rules of the road

  • Operate truck in off duty hours when required

  • Be on call on certain weekends and evenings for night load outs

  • Work overtime when required

  • Maintain and clean Company vehicles

  • Receive the job tools from field operations

  • Coordinate with Phoenix shop informing availability to backhaul tools

  • Complete ELD logs each day

  • Drive in adverse weather and road conditions

 

The successful candidate must have previous oilfield trucking experience with a valid class 1 driver’s license to drive a tractor trailer. This candidate will have a mechanical aptitude and is capable working unsupervised.

 

Please submit your application to Sam Fisch, Transportation Superintendent:

sfisch@phxtech.com

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: CDNCoordinators@phxtech.com

 

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 MWD Operator is accountable for providing real-time survey data for carrying out directional and horizontal drilling operations.  Exercise judgment to determine the appropriate action at the well site by relying upon hands-on and classroom-based training of standard principles, theories, concepts, and techniques. 

 

Responsibilities also include:  

 

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

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

  • Install MWD/LWD system into drill string, set tool face offset or orienting sub, surface test tools, and survey while running in the hole. This also includes recording downhole measurements related to drilling with 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 kit boxes, preparing necessary run reports and end of well reports, and forwarding any reports to the Directional Driller for 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.

  • Interact with customers 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.

  • 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 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 minimum of 2 years of rig experience is a requirement; applicants with no previous experience will not be eligible. Velocity and or Evo-One experience would be an asset.

 

You must be eligible to work in Canada to apply.

Please submit your application to MWDCareer@phxtech.com

Jr. QC Motor Inspector

We have an opening for a Jr. Quality Control Motor Inspector at our SE Technical Centre. The Jr. QC Motor Inspector is responsible for overseeing product/component quality at Phoenix Technology Services.

Responsibilities also include:

 

  • Clean and prepare drilling motor component for QC.

  • Maintain a clean and organized work environment.

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

  • Follow Company processes to ensure quality control on all motor components, specifically power section and mud motor parts.

  • Determine when a component needs rework.

  • Log, scrap and dispose of unusable parts found during inspection.

  • Verify documents, pull parts needed for next build and ensure the Motor Technicians receive all inspected parts to build.

  • Verify parts for use and ensure approvals for new components/tools have been obtained.

  • Move inspected parts to the respective areas for further processing or segregation.

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

  • Perform final QC inspection of motors.

  • Upload inspection records in an organized fashion for easy retrieval.

  • Participate with the failure investigation process.

  • Inspect used parts and determine appropriate disposition when required.

  • 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 is a very organized, analytical and detail oriented individual with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. This individual will have the ability to read, visualize and interpret engineering drawings and bills of material and is able to use and read common measuring devices including (micrometers, calipers, etc.). They will also be familiar with operational and quality control/inspection procedures. Inspection experience is an asset.

 

Please submit your application to Nabil Khouri, QA/QC Manager:

nkhouri@phxtech.com

MWD Consultant 

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. Candidates may be hired as an employee or consultant.

Responsibilities also include:  

 

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

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

  • Install MWD/LWD system into drill string, set tool face offset or orienting sub, surface test tools, and survey while running in the hole. This also includes recording downhole measurements related to drilling with 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 kit boxes, preparing necessary run reports and end of well reports, and forwarding any reports to the Directional Driller for 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.

  • Interact with customers 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.

  • 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 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 and/or rig experience and a petroleum engineering diploma would be considered assets.

 

Note: Consultants are responsible for maintaining the last 3 qualifications listed and for providing the company with copies of the documents. Consultants are responsible for advising the company if for any reason one or more of these qualifications terminates. They must also have their own company, liability insurance and WCB account.

 

You must be eligible to work in Canada to apply.

Please submit your application to MWDCareer@phxtech.com

Shop Technician - Inspection

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.

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 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 Matthew Mcauley, Inspection Superintendent: mmcauley@phxtech.com

and Kelly Watson, Canadian Asset Manager: kwatson@phxtech.com