Prime Horizontal

PH Aus is looking for Field Service Engineers

October 27, 2021 by  
Filed under Prime Blog

Field Service Engineer
About the business and the role

  • Prime Horizontal is a leading service and guidance company in the utility pipeline sector. We operate on a global basis offering a wide range of guidance engineer services, specialising in Horizontal Directional Drilling in Non-Oilfield applications. We have established a culture of innovation where our employees really make a difference.

To expand our team of Guidance Engineers we are looking for

Field Service Engineers

Employment status:

  • Full Time
  • Ability to travel
  • Salary dependent upon experience

Job tasks and responsibilities

  • Travel to and from Australian base as well as foreign locations to perform guidance operations (US, Canada, Europe, Asia and South America) as directed.
  • Office based role, when not in the field, as directed by the local manager.
  • Act as PH service representative (smart, clean business like and professional appearance).
  • Research and collect all information necessary for the planning stage and design of the project on site (initial land survey topography, coil setup, steering equipment setup and bore path design).
  • Support the local teams of technicians/engineers and supervise operations at location.
  • Operate steering tool system & determining optimum steering method to achieve borehole success.
  • Liaise with client regarding daily process of the project, potential steering issues & presentation to client of viable alternates for success.
  • Daily contact with office regarding project progress, accurate and timely reporting to supervisor as issues develop on site.
  • Timely submittal of all job related paperwork & computer files to the office.
  • Preparation of final as-drilled report & CAD drawing and presentation to client of all paperwork including daily reports.
  • Personally test all guidance equipment and take responsibility for all equipment being clean and in good working order prior to mobilization wherever possible.
  • Keep up with changes in technology, sign up for additional training and education courses when necessary.
  • Work on site, in- and outdoor in all weathers and conditions.

Skills and experience

The successful applicants will have a university degree in relevant discipline or equivalent experience in the field. Strong mathematics backgrounds integrated with excellent computer and communication skills, and demonstrating a high level of professional integrity. Experience with AUTOCAD, Land Surveying, Steering tool software (ParaTrack/Tensor/Gyro) and foreign languages (preferable but not essential).

Job benefits and perks

Prime Horizontal offers a competitive benefits package and personal development opportunities.

Please send your application with a cover letter and CV/resume to: Nico Dekker (HR Manager) via mail: We are planning the first interviews in October/November 2021

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