CAREERS - CANADA

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.

 

Buyer/Planner

The Buyer/Planner is responsible for establishing and maintaining a supplier base to support Phoenix Technology Service’s Supply Chain/Operations. They will be responsible to ensure all aspects are considered when selecting vendors, requirement date, availability, lead time, quality, price, and performance. They will also be required to provide agreements with multiple suppliers for a variety of oilfield services, materials, and equipment.

 

Responsibilities also include:

  • Review purchase requisitions for completeness and accuracy.

  • Purchase and expedite required materials, services, and parts in accordance with Phoenix’s policies/objectives.

  • Review Engineering Change Notifications (ECNs) and communicate with vendors to ensure the latest product design is ordered.

  • Develop strategies to mitigate obsolete and excess inventory.

  • Work with the Inventory Team and Accounts Payable to ensure deliveries are promptly received into the system in accordance with Phoenix policies.

  • Track and manage QHSE qualified vendors prior to procurement and coordinate vendor audits when required.

  • Prepare and issue RFQ to vendors in compliance with Phoenix policies.

  • Manage the communication of all materials and information to the vendor, ensuring NDAs are in place where required.

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

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

  • Drive cost reduction on purchases without compromising quality or delivery performance while negotiating with suppliers.

  • Utilize MRP (when implemented) to identify and plan procurement requirements and establish strategies.

  • Perform cost analysis and volume planning for major commodities.

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

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

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

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

  • Analyze, review and update safety stock settings, economic order quantities, order/sales multiples, order/sales minimum order quantities and item coverage settings.

  • 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 minimum of 3 years procurement experience in a similar industry. They will have a good understanding of electronic component/assembly, raw material, machining procurement, local vendor base and product knowledge. The incumbent will have in depth knowledge of key supply chain/logistic processes & current best practices as well as ERP/MRP systems with a preference to SAP. SCMP / APICS certification considered an asset. The successful candidate will have the ability to manage multiple tasks of competing priority. They will have strong organizational and communication skills, as well as attention to detail.

 

Please submit your application to Ron Mueller, Global Supply Chain and USA Production Director: rmueller@phxtech.com & Matthew Nash, Strategic Project Manager: mnash@phxtech.com.

 

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.

  • Provide 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 with mechanical assembly as required.

  • 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 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 John Ragot, Process & Reliability Manager: jragot@phxtech.com

 

Directional Drilling Coordinator

We have an opening for a Directional Drilling Coordinator based out of our SE Technical Centre. Reporting to the Canadian DD Manager, the DD Coordinator is accountable for providing superior directional drilling service for domestic and international customers. This position requires close coordination of efforts with the MWD Operations department. The incumbent meets the specific accountabilities of this position, in part, through the efforts of a team of directional drilling employees and consultants.

 

Responsibilities also include:

 

  • Coordinate the distribution of directional drilling consultants, employees, equipment, supplies, and third-party services to field jobs in order to consistently meet customer service needs.

  • Maintain an inventory of drilling supplies and equipment as well as an adequate number of qualified and competent directional drilling consultants to meet current and forecasted business levels; administer an effective inventory tracking system for field operations.

  • With the cooperation of the MWD Operations department, maintain the SE Shop facility, including building and yard, as an effective base for administering the directional drilling/MWD service operations. 

  • Control directional drilling costs by scrutinizing and approving all directional drilling purchase orders, invoices, and expense accounts.

  • Review and approve well plans prior to distributing to the field personnel and document any possible issues or improvements.

  • Conduct and document post well analysis with a focus on improving efficiency and quality of the service provided.

  • Manage failure analysis process to ensure the root cause is determined in a timely manner.

  • Maximize individual employee and department performance by administering timely and effective recruiting, new employee orientation, performance management, compensation, and training programs.

  • Participate in a departmental Health and Safety Program which meets legislative, industry, and Company standards. 

  • Assist the Operations and Optimization Coordinators in developing the department’s annual capital and operating budgets.

  • Work with the sales department to ensure the smooth interaction and coordination of sales and operations departments, including participation in pre-spud or well meetings and assisting in the design of well profiles and drilling programs.

  • Maintain an awareness of potential business opportunities and provide timely information to the sales personnel.

  • Work downtown with sales and planning as part of a regular departmental rotation including on call shifts.

  • Adhere to Phoenix’s SE Shop hours as well as have a presence at SE shop while on call.

 

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in Directional/Horizontal drilling and be proficient with standard computer software. Strong administrative and leadership skills including the ability to coordinate a diverse, geographically separated workforce comprised of employees and consulting personnel are required.

 

Please submit your resume to Chase Meekes, Canadian Directional Drilling Manager: CMeekes@phxtech.com

 

MWD Operator & Trainees

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 MWDCareer@phxtech.com

 

Directional Drillers - Trainees & Experienced

We are seeking 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.

We are looking for both experienced Directional Drillers and those interested in pursuing a career in Directional Drilling. Previous drilling or MWD experience is beneficial for this position.

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.

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

Please submit your application to: CDNCoordinators@phxtech.com

US Sr. Tax Analyst

We have an opening for an US Sr. Tax Analyst based out of our Calgary Head Office location.  Reporting to the Director of Taxation, the US Sr. Tax Analyst is accountable for all aspects of Phoenix’s US income, state, and local taxes, as well as assisting with Canadian and International taxes.

 

Responsibilities also include:

 

  • Prepare monthly and quarterly income tax provisions and working papers.

  • Prepare US federal and state income tax returns and working papers.

  • Prepare monthly US property and sales & use tax, including filing of tax returns and remittance of tax.

  • Prepare Canadian federal and provincial income tax returns and working papers.

  • Reconcile tax accounts.

  • Maintain transfer pricing documentation.

  • Assist with tax audits.

  • Stay abreast of tax updates and legislation changes.

  • Research tax issues and document the research in tax memorandums.

  • Provide internal communication on various tax matters.

  • Assist with other various projects as assigned by the Director of Taxation.

 

The successful candidate will have an undergraduate degree and US CPA designation, as well as 5+ years of US corporate tax experience with public practice. Experience with US state and local taxes is an asset. This individual will have extensive knowledge of accounting standards relating to accounting for income taxes under IFRS with solid research abilities specifically related to tax regulations, and the ability to communicate applicable findings. Strong analytical, organizational, prioritizing, and problem-solving skills are a must in this role. Previous Canadian and international tax experience is an asset, as is prior oil and gas service industry experience. Willingness to learn and be a detail oriented self-starter with initiative are crucial. Proficiency with MS Office, US and Canadian tax preparation software and excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.

 

Please submit your application to Shang Chu, Director of Taxation: schu@phxtech.com

 

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: RMiller@phxtech.com

 

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: tmrljic@qoilfield.com or Darcy Moffatt, Machine Shop Supervisor dmoffatt@qoilfield.com

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: acordoba@phxtech.com