Maintenance Engineer, Mechanical

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What Precision Drilling is Hiring for:

Company: Precision Drilling Corporation

Location: Nisku, AB, Canada

Precision Drilling has an onsite opening for a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer, eager for fresh challenges and development toward potential future career growth as our business continues to innovate and grow.


Working for Precision Drilling means being immersed in a supportive culture that recognizes you as a strategic player in Precision Drilling’s future. We are a large company with a family feel, where you will collaborate with leadership and your colleagues across the organization.


Combined with a competitive remuneration package, you will enjoy the advantages of:


  • Medical, dental, prescription drug, life insurance, Pension match, long-term disability coverage, a free fitness membership steps away from our offices and product discount programs
  • A casual work environment where you can expect to enjoy a work-life balance that promotes personal health, well-being, and family life!
  • Personal development to grow your career with us based on your strengths and interests
  • Precision offers competitive time off packages as applicable.


The Maintenance Engineer will participate in all maintenance activities associated with a Drilling Rig involving mechanical components, structural overhead, machinery, and pressure-related equipment using applied knowledge of regulatory requirements and engineering practices.



  • Oversee all Equipment and Maintenance Practices activities, including certifications and documentation
  • Work with a team of Professional Engineers, Technologists, Equipment Managers, and Operations personnel to complete Certification work in both Shop/Field environment
  • Schedule maintenance planning using Precision’s Equipment Maintenance Practices in line with the company’s (APEGA) PPMP.
  • Provide technical support to field operations on equipment specifications and periodic troubleshooting
  • Collaborate with other departments (e.g. Shop Floor, Purchasing, IT, HSE, Marketing, etc.) to ensure project success and that equipment is safe, efficient, and commissioned before use
  • Evaluate various new products to determine their efficiency and cost-effectiveness
  • Develop, review, evaluate, and recommend upgrades to existing equipment and practices
  • Managing the collection and storage of rig-specific technical information
  • Conduct final inspections with a team approach to commissioning oversight and final sign-offs
  • Responsible for maintenance audits, communication, training, and participation in industry committees
  • Ensure ongoing compliance with local, national, and international standards and legislation
  • Participate in field visits and inspections is a requirement
  • Various other duties and special projects as required


Knowledge & Skills

Proficiency with AutoCAD, AutoCAD Inventor, and the Microsoft Office suite of products

Effective communication skills, both written and verbal

Highly motivated and a self-starter who is capable of multi-tasking and able to work with minimal supervision

Ability to create and review technical documentation, including bulletins, project plans, and schedules

Class 5 Drivers License with a clean record and the ability to travel

Strong work ethic and positive team attitude



Graduate engineer from an APEGA-accredited educational institution specializing in mechanical engineering

Must be registered at the time of employment as a Professional member of APEGA



4+ years of related experience is required

Experience with three-dimensional design software would be considered an asset

Field experience working on oil and gas drilling and/or servicing equipment would be considered an asset

Work Regions:

This opportunity from Precision Drilling is available in Calgary.


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Short Term & Long Term Disability

As positions vary, please confirm details with employer.

About Precision Drilling:

Precision Drilling is Canada’s largest drilling contractor with a fleet of 108 well-maintained drilling rigs including Single, Double, Triple and Slant rigs. Our rigs and our employees are known as the best of the best, in terms of safety, technology and service to our customers.


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