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MWD Operator


Job Summary

Phoenix Technology Services
Calgary, AB
Job Type
Full Time

MWD Operator

About the Job

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


We 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. 


Responsibilities also include:


·         Preparing 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.

·         Operate the directional drilling tools including installing the tools into the drill string, setting the tool face offset or orienting sub, surface testing the tools, and surveying while running in the hole. 

·         Complete rig out operations, including the cleaning and packing of tools into the kit boxes, preparing for return shipping, preparing the necessary run reports and end of well reports, and forwarding any reports to the directional driller for insertion into the job folder.

·         Informing the shop staff of any concerns or problems, turning in run reports, and entering information into the MWD databases.


The successful candidate must have a valid driver’s license and valid certificates in H2S Alive, WHMIS, TDG, First Aid, Defensive Driving, Wildlife Awareness and Fall Awareness.


Past MWD experience or minimum 2 years rig experience is a requirement; applicants with no previous experience will not be eligible.


You must be eligible to work in Canada to apply.




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