Precise Drilling Components Ltd. – Drilling Tool Manufacturer, Calgary, Alberta


Journeyperson Millwright

Posted on: May 03, 2023

Precise Drilling Components Ltd. (PDC) is an innovative, experienced designer and manufacturer of industry-leading down-hole drilling tools for the oil & natural gas, pipeline and utility sectors. Using sophisticated machinery and cutting-edge ideas and techniques, we develop and manufacture customized in-house solutions covering a wide variety of downhole tool applications, supporting mainstream oil & natural gas and horizontal & directional drilling (HDD) operations.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation
  • A health spending account
  • A new, clean facility
  • Educational assistance
  • Weekly catered lunches
  • An opportunity to be part of an exciting, growing business!

Your Opportunity with PDC:

PDC is looking for a dedicated and exceptional Journeyperson Millwright. The Journeyperson Millwright is responsible for installing, troubleshooting, maintaining, and repairing Precise Drilling Components’ (PDC) equipment including CNC Machinery to mitigate the risk of equipment failure. This position is safety sensitive.

Your Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and promote a strong safety culture for all employees, vendors, and customers and follow all safety policies, procedures, and regulations. Identify and communicate workplace hazards and correct or seek assistance in correcting unsafe actions or conditions.
  • Read diagrams, schematic drawings and service manuals to determine work procedures.
  • Operate rigging equipment to place heavy machinery and parts.
  • Assemble machinery and equipment prior to installation using hand tools, power tools and welding equipment to ensure proper bearing fits, gear alignments and shafts to precise tolerances.
  • Develop and lead PDC preventative maintenance programs for all equipment in alignment with safety and machinery standards. Conduct maintenance work planning, scheduling and execute improvement initiatives.
  • Be the first point of contact with management when equipment goes down. Align and test equipment making any necessary adjustments. Repair or replace defective parts.
  • Perform predictive and operational procedures.
  • Construct foundations for machinery or direct other workers to construct foundations.
  • Conduct basic machine shop and welding duties.
  • Ensure accuracy and completion of assigned tasks and projects.
  • Other duties as assigned

Desired Capabilities & Credentials:

  • Journeyperson Millwright Certification with 4-7 years of trades experience.
  • Experience with routine maintenance operations of CNC equipment in a heavy manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to detect, isolate, and identify irregularities and malfunctions in machinery and equipment.
  • Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a team-oriented diverse working environment.
  • Knowledge of industry standards related to equipment reliability, safety and risk management.
  • Knowledge in equipment failure investigation and root cause determination.
  • Ability to use precision measurement tools and testing equipment.
  • Strong attention to detail

Apply Now!

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter on the Careers portion of our website.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Precise Drilling Components is committed to creating a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage applications from all qualified individuals.