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Shop Foreman
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Estevan, SK, CANADA;
Job Category: Operations ; Other Operations Jobs
Job Industry: Energy , Oil and Utilities
Job Career Level: Experienced
Year(s) of Experience: 2
Number Of Positions: 1
Date Posted: Oct 23, 2012
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Precision Drilling markets a fleet of over 360 technically advanced land drilling rigs in the United States and Canada, along with strategic support services including directional drilling services, well servicing, snubbing, oilfield equipment rentals, worksite accommodation and wastewater treatment. For more than 6 decades, Precision has been building strong relationships with customers by focusing on doing the job safely, on time and on budget.

We have always believed it is our people that make Precision a great company. Attracting the right people has been one of the cornerstones in building our reputation as the leading employer in the industry.

At Precision, our Down to Earth core values are rooted in an enduring commitment to have the best People, the Best Equipment and a company culture that is dedicated to a safe workplace.

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The Opportunity

Shop Foreman - Estevan, SK
Reporting to the Area Manager, the Shop Foreman is responsible for the following:
·         Quality control of all Precision Rental surface and well site equipment (may  include project work or inter- branch transfers);
·         Dispatching shop staff and arranging their on-call rotation;
·         Scheduling equipment coming through the shop and delegating assigned work in the shop (under supervision of the Area Manager);
·         Working closely with Area Manager and Inside Sales on scheduling project work in a respectable and timely manner;
·         Responsible for weekly parts inventories and ordering of stock (upon approval of Area Manager);
·         Responsible for shop and yard safety, providing work orders and orientations of third party companies or new employees working in the yard (including housekeeping);
·         Monthly shop inspections and monthly equipment inventories;
·         Participating in Inside Sales on-call rotation;
·         Initiating safety reporting and investigations;
·         Repair and maintenance servicing on surface equipment and well site units; and
·         Other duties as required.

The successful applicant will possess the following qualifications:

·         High School Diploma;
·         Completion of college and/or vocational and technical training is considered an asset;
·         Knowledge of drilling service rentals and well site trailers; and
·         Mechanical aptitude and 2 years experience in a similar role.
·         Valid Class 5 Drivers License and current Drivers Abstract;
·         Current WHMIS, TDG, H2S and FIRST AID Certificates or ability to obtain;
·         Excellent safety record and demonstrated commitment to a safe work environment;
·         Ability to handle physically demanding work;
·         Strong work ethic, self-motivated and able to work independently;
·         Positive attitude and ability to work well with others;
·         Well-developed written and verbal communication skills;
·         Resourceful and able to demonstrate critical thinking, problem solving, decision making, task planning and organizational skills;
·         Strong attention to detail; and
·         Demonstrated leadership and supervisory skills.

Closing Date:
The deadline for submitting applications is December 24, 2012.

Process for Applying:

Please submit your resume including your employment history, education, industry specific training as well as any skills and attributes that you think are applicable to this position. Please note, you will be requested to register with "Workopolis" in order to apply for this position. This registration process is free and takes approximately 5 minutes.

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