CAREERS - USA

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, organization and problem solving 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.  They must 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 in the shop of the 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.

 

The successful candidates must have a valid driver’s license. Completion of a technical program is preferred, or military veterans with honorable discharge.

 

Classroom and in-field training will be provided to successful candidates without previous rig experience.

 

You must be eligible to work in USA to apply.

 

Please submit your application to Andres Alcala, MWD Manager: AAlcala@phxtech.com

 
Client Support Specialist

We have an opening for a Client Support Specialist based out of our Houston, Texas location. Working closely with the RSS Sales Engineer, the Client Support Specialist’s primary goal is to assist the Sales and Operations Teams to provide the needed information to exceed Customer expectations and realize Company objectives. This role will be involved through all phases of Project Management including: prospecting, bidding, planning, execution and post-project evaluation. Specific focus will be to continuously evaluate our performance through key performance indicators and utilize these metrics to maximize profitability for Phoenix and its Customers.  Everyday work will be guided by the principal that we will never lose a Customer due to something that is in our control.

 

Responsibilities also include:

 

  • Assist to collect and interpret data, analyze results using statistical techniques and provide ongoing reports.

  • Assist in the root cause investigation of equipment incidents and document the detailed fact-based findings.

  • Assist in preparing technical reports and presenting findings.

  • Check daily and final cost reports from the field to ensure they match the sales bid and submit to Accounting for billing.

  • Collect revenue and cost information to conduct profitability analysis.

  • Assist with creation of data to be provided to our customers on their projects, including but not limited to: End of Well Reports, Quarterly Reviews, Engineering Reports, and specialized presentations.

  • Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets.

  • Assist with optimization efforts for assigned projects to maximize downhole tool life and efficiency.

 

The successful candidate will have knowledge of the oilfield drilling process and tools used and preferably be a graduate from a post-secondary Engineering or Petroleum Technology program. This individual will be highly organized with superior verbal and written communication skills, be proficient in MS Office (Excel, Power Point, Word, Power Bi) and have the ability to identify priorities and manage multiple tasks simultaneously to meet deadlines.  Strong analytical skills with the ability to solve problems and distribute information with excellent attention to detail and accuracy is required.  Field experience is beneficial.

 

Please submit your application to Ian Stevenson, RSS Sales Engineer: IStevenson@phxtech.com

Inspector- Level 2

We have an opening for an Inspector – Level II based out of our Houston, TX location. Under the direction of the Inspection Manager, the Lead Inspector – Level II uses a wide range of tools and instruments in the inspection of parts, assemblies, drawings, sketches, and specifications.

 

Responsibilities also include:

 

  • Perform inspection procedures on material, parts and assemblies working from general drawings, sketches, and specifications.

  • Apply established inspection procedures while using a wide range of tools and instruments.

  • Maintain calibration of a variety of pressure gauges and other instruments required for numerous testing applications.

  • Communicate in a clear, professional manor with engineers as well as customers.

 

The successful candidate will have a high school diploma or GED with 3-5 years of experience in a related field or facility. The successful candidate will be able to use common inspection tools and instruments: SAP, hardness tester. They will be able to work from drawings, sketches and specifications without detailed inspection procedures. Level II in the NDE disciplines of liquid penetrate, magnetic particle and ultrasonic testing would be preferred.

Please submit your application to Brandi Hill, Inspection Manager: BHill@QOilField.com

 
Prism Data Technician

We have an opening for a Prism Data Technician - out of our Houston, TX location. Reporting to the USA Prism Optimization Manager, The Prism Data Technician’s primary goal is to provide 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 also conduct remote operation services and contribute to the achievement of the following Strategic Plan Guiding Principles: “Continuously evaluate our performance through key performance indicators and utilize these to maximize profitability and ensure strict cost controls”, and “Never lose a client due to something that is in our control”.  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 USA Drilling Optimization Manager with organization of data deliverables to be provided to our clients periodically throughout the drilling process being carried out 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 Center that leads to the creation of 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 communications channels prior to the completion of each work shift.

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

  • 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 bachelor’s degree/technical diploma in mechanical or petroleum engineering, and/or, a bachelor’s degree in geoscience, and a minimum of 1 year of M/LWD field experience. This individual will be highly organized with superior communication and MS Office skills.

 

Please submit your application to Raymond Fischer, USA Drilling Optimization Manager: Rfischer@phxtech.com

 
Prism Optimization Engineer

We have an opening for a Prism Optimization Engineer in our Houston, TX location. Reporting to the USA Drilling Optimization Manager, The Prism Optimization Engineer's primary goal is to provide performance analysis and drive improvements in efficiency for both Phoenix and our customers. This will include specific customer focused projects utilizing the principle of continuous improvement over the life cycle of multiple wells. The overall objective of this position is to operate in a proactive role to reduce non-productive time, optimize drilling performance, and provide the best possible solutions to the needs of our key customers.

 

Responsibilities also include:

 

  • Assist USA Drilling Optimization Manager with creation of data to be provided to our customers on their projects throughout the drilling process, including but not limited to: Daily Activity Reports, End of Well Reports, Engineering Reports, and specialized presentations.

  • Assist USA Drilling Optimization Manager with development of the Prism Department through coaching, mentoring, and training.

  • Provide recommendations to customers on how to drill their wells as efficiently as possible.

  • Oversee optimization efforts for assigned projects to maximize downhole tool life and efficiency.

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

  • Create, measure, and review project goals to provide and enhance product solutions and services to customers.

  • Work closely with the Reliability department to ensure useful run data is available to assist in incident management.

  • Work closely with the Sales and Marketing departments to ensure they have useful, accurate data at their disposal to present to customers.

  • Work closely with the Operations group to ensure field personnel and operations management have useful data to track performance. This includes assisting with the creation of DOD’s and daily reports tracking performance.

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

 

The successful candidate will have Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the directional drilling industry with emphasis on performance drilling motors and MWD, a degree in engineering or geology is preferred. They will have a high level of understanding of downhole conditions and drilling dynamics, be well versed in drilling industry software including software specifically focused on well planning/engineering, drilling data acquisition, and data presentation (PowerPoint and Power BI), and have specialized knowledge of drilling tool manufacturing, operation, and servicing. The successful individual will be highly organized with superior communication and Microsoft Office skills.

 

Please submit your application to Raymond Fischer, USA Drilling Optimization Manager: Rfischer@phxtech.com

 
Directional Drillers

We are seeking experienced, motivated, dynamic, team-oriented Directional Drillers for work across the USA. Directional Drillers are 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 PPE, 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 must have a valid driver’s license and valid certificates in H2S Alive where applicable. Previous rig experience as a Directional Driller and/or a minimum of 3 years of experience as an MWD Operator is a requirement.

 

Please submit your application to: GWright@phxtech.com

Facility Custodian

We have an opening for a Facility Custodian based out of our Houston TX, location. Reporting to the Facilities Maintenance, Fab & Machining Manager, the Facility Custodian is accountable for all facility cleanliness, maintenance, and applicable repairs.

 

Specific Accountabilities (not all-inclusive)

 

  • Maintain a clean work environment in the shop, yard, and office as per expected standards.

  • Assist with the repair and maintenance of the facility, service mechanical equipment when needed.

  • Maintain strong working relationships and instill preventative maintenance culture.

  • Operate floor cleaning machines.

  • Operate a boom lift.

 

The successful candidate will have a high school diploma and previous Custodian experience. They will be highly organized, able to work independently, and able to operate floor cleaning machines and boom lifts. A valid driver’s license with current driver abstract is required.

 

Please submit your application to David Freese, Facilities Maintenance, Fab and Machining Manager: dfreese@phxtech.com.

 
Inspector Assistant

We have an opening for an Inspector Assistant based out of our Houston, TX location. The Inspector Assistant uses a wide range of tools and instruments in the inspection of parts, assemblies, drawings, sketches, and specifications.

 

Responsibilities also include:

 

  • Perform inspection procedures on materials, parts and assemblies working from general drawings, sketches and specifications.

  • Apply established inspection procedures while using a wide range of tools and instruments.

  • Maintain calibration of a variety of pressure gauges and other instruments required for numerous testing applications.

  • Communicate in a clear, professional manor with engineers as well as customers.

 

The successful candidate will have a high school diploma or GED with 3-5 years of experience in a related field or facility. The successful candidate will be able to use common inspection tools and instruments: SAP, hardness tester. They will be able to work from drawings, sketches and specifications without detailed inspection procedures.

 

Please submit your application to Brandi Hill, Inspection Manager: BHill@QOilField.com

 
Facilities Maintenance Mechanic

We have an opening for a Facilities Maintenance Mechanic based out of our Houston TX, location. Reporting to the Facilities Maintenance, Fab & Machining Manager, the Facilities Maintenance Mechanic is accountable for all facility maintenance and applicable repairs.

 

Specific Accountabilities (not all-inclusive)

 

  • Establish preventive maintenance schedules for all mechanical equipment.

  • Responsible for maintaining water reclamation unit on a daily basis.

  • Repair and maintain facilities service and mechanical equipment using various tools and equipment.

  • Check the operation of machines and troubleshoot mechanical and/or electrical problems.

  • Perform general maintenance throughout the facility.

  • Practice good housekeeping standards.

  • Maintain cleanliness in the shop and yard per expected standards.

  • 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 high school diploma, a trade certificate, and a minimum of 2 years’ experience in maintenance. They will be a highly organized individual with excellent mechanical aptitude and the ability to work independently. They will have basic welding and electrical knowledge with a valid driver’s license and current drivers abstract. Previous oil and gas industry experience an asset.

 

Please submit your application to David Freese, Facilities Maintenance, Fab and Machining Manager: dfreese@phxtech.com.

Executive Administrative Assistant 

We have an opening for an Executive Administrative Assistant based out of our Houston, TX location. This position is responsible for performing administrative duties and providing support to the President and Global Supply Chain and USA Production Director.

 

Responsibilities also include:

 

  • Support President with communication both internally and externally.

  • Support Global Supply Chain and US Production Director with project coordination and administrative support.

  • Assist with setting up meetings and coordinating all requirements for those meetings.

  • Prepare internal and external documentation as required.

  • Assist with Expense Reports submission.

  • Coordinate employee events with appropriate departments as required (lunches, travel, accommodations, reservations, etc.).

  • Assist in maintenance of AFE (Approval for Fixed Expenditure) log and processes related.

  • Assists with various projects as assigned.

  • Assist other departments with various projects when time permits.

 

The successful candidate will have a high school diploma with 2 or more years of related experience. They will have excellent written and verbal communication skills with a commitment to professionalism in dealing with internal and external contacts. The successful candidate must have excellent attention to detail and organizational skills. They will have solid keyboard skills with MS Office based software, including Word and Excel. Visio experience is also required.

 

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