CAREERS - CANADA

Prism Data Technician - Level 1

The Prism Data Technician – Level 1 is responsible for providing positive contribution through a team environment that is intended to maximize the efficiency of the Prism organization to serve their Customers and realize the group’s yearly objectives. This includes the collection and presentation of data that will help support recommendations and advice on the operation of all related tools and ongoing well site operations. They will conduct remote operation services and contribute to wellsite operations with the support of field operators for complete client satisfaction on all remote activity. The incumbent will also provide innovative solutions to our clients to eliminate non-productive time, maximize producible section and optimize drilling performance.

Responsibilities also include:

 

  • Assist the CDN Prism Operations Manager with organization of data deliverables periodically provided to our clients throughout the drilling process on their projects.

  • Acquire data from various online sources, organize into required presentation formats and prepare for pre-delivery quality verification.

  • Work with the Prism Optimization team and associated stakeholders to help ensure the process of acquiring, organizing, and presenting various data streams are handled in an efficient and timely manner and all required client delivery times are achieved.

  • Assist in the establishment and maintenance of positive lines of communication between the well site and the Prism Optimization Centre to foster a team environment.

  • Ensure shift reports are accurately completed and submitted prior to the completion of each shift.

  • Ensure all identified issues and developing issues are accurately evaluated and communicated to the various stakeholders through established communication channels prior to the completion of each work shift.

  • Assist in the identification and capture of both best and worst practices to ensure ongoing efficiency for the data delivery process.

  • Remote MWD and Data services will be performed in a 24 hour rotating shift environment and such work schedules will be defined.

  • Assist with development, communication and enforcement of safety policies and procedures.

  • Create other specialized presentations and activity reports including data delivery responsibilities and other duties deemed necessary.

  • Work with stakeholders to help develop new operation policies and technical alerts as required.

 

The successful candidate will have a Technical diploma in Geoscience or Petroleum Engineering / or relatable rig experience preferred. Highly organized with superior communication and MS Office skills.

 

Please submit your application to Mike Nowlin, Canadian Prism Operations Manager: mnowlin@phxtech.com

 

Jr. Buyer/Planner

We have an opening for a Jr. Buyer/Planner at our SE Technical Centre. Reporting to the Global Supply Chain and USA Production Director, the primary responsibility of the Jr. Buyer/Planner 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 to our established qualified vendors under supply agreements, but not under established supply agreements, for products/services related to oilfield services 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 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.

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

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

  • Responsible for the procurement of tactical commodity with best cost, quality, terms, and deliveries.

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

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

  • 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 policy.

  • 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, provide updates of any changes.

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

  • Utilize MRP to identify and plan procurement requirements and establish strategies.

  • Utilize safety stock and forecasting practices methodology.

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

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

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

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

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

  • Ensure proper approval has been obtained before issuing the PO to the supplier.

  • Ensure correctness of PO generations as per procedure.

  • Track and manage vendor performance

The successful candidate will have minimum 1 year procurement experience in the drilling industry, an understanding of local vendor base and product knowledge, and experience with ERP/MRP systems (preference to SAP). They will have knowledge of key supply chain/logistic processes & current best practices and an ability to manage a high transaction load and multiple tasks simultaneously. PMAC / APICS certification is considered a definite asset.  This candidate will excel in a demanding, fast-paced environment and have the ability to simultaneously manage multiple tasks of competing priority efficiently and independently. Strong organizational skills, written and verbal communication skills and attention to detail is essential, as well as the ability to drive and maintain target dates.

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

Jr. Logistics Coordinator

We have an opening for a Jr. Logistics Coordinator at our SE Technical Centre. Reporting to the Global Logistics & Trade Compliance Manager and working closely with the Logistics Coordinator, vendors, and procurement, operations, accounting, warehouse, and engineering departments, the Jr. Logistics Coordinator is responsible for facilitating the shipping of goods and equipment for Phoenix between its regions and supplier locations in a safe and compliant manner.  The primary function of this position is to ensure that ALL shipments are complete, accurate and secured for transport. It is the responsibility of this position to help with all required shipping documents, including but not limited to; BOL, commercial invoice, certificate of origins, TDG, etc. as required of the Phoenix Technology Services Logistics team. This position helps achieve the department and Company goals and objectives. Continuous improvement efforts with the team and associates are an expectation for all.

 

Responsibilities also include:

 

  • Interact with all departments on all shipment needs.

  • Assist with the inventory picking, packaging, and verification of goods to be shipped as per process.

  • Communicate with internal and external stakeholders regarding logistical inquiries.

  • Creation of transport documents when needed such as commercial invoice, dangerous goods documents, NAFTA, FCC and any other transport documents applicable to Phoenix shipments.

  • Maintain proper archives of documents under direction of the Logistics Coordinator and as per Phoenix policy.

  • Work with the Manager and Logistics Coordinator to develop operating procedures and best practices for logistics and related functions.

  • Operate Company vehicles such as forklift when required.

  • Provide inventory warehouse support as required.

  • Work overtime when required with prior manager approval.

  • Afterhours assistance with carriers or Customs Brokers inquiries as needed.

The successful candidate will have a valid driver’s license and current driver’s abstract, high school diploma, forklift certification and logistics experience with various modes of transportation. Previous oil and gas industry experience, exposure to international shipping, WHMIS and IATA (Dangerous Goods) certifications and Logistics and/or Trade Compliance certificates from an accredited institution are all considered to be assets. This individual is capable of working unsupervised and must be able to lift up to 65 lbs. They will also be detail oriented with effective organization and communication skills, as well as proficient with MS Office.

 

Please submit your application to Greg Gerritsen, Global Logistics and Trade Compliance Manager: ggerritsen@phxtech.com

Manual Lathe Machinist 

We have openings for Manual Lathe Machinists based out of our SE Technical Centre for morning, afternoon and weekend shifts. Reporting to the Machine Shop Supervisor, the Manual Lathe Machinist is responsible for machining parts to specifications using a Manual Lathe.

 

Responsibilities also include:

 

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

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

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

  • Other machining and QC related tasks as required.

The successful candidate will have a minimum 3 years’ experience with Manual Lathe machining.  Experience in the oil and gas industry, API threading and CNC FAGOR or MAZAK Mazatrol control are considered assets. 3rd or 4th Year Apprentice Machinists will also be considered.

 

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

CNC Manual Lathe Machinist

We have openings for CNC Lathe Machinists based out of our SE Technical Centre for morning, afternoon, and weekend shifts. Reporting to the Machine Shop Supervisor, the CNC Lathe Machinist is responsible for basic programming, set up and operation FAGOR TNC770/1060 Lathes.

 

Responsibilities also include:

 

  • Generate CNC programs for TNC770/1060 using FAGOR Control.

  • Set-up and operate FAGOR TNC770/1060.

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

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

  • Assist with training new employees.

  • Other machining and QC related tasks as required.

 

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

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

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

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