Prime Horizontal

Looking for new teammates in Brisbane, Australia.

October 19, 2022 by  
Filed under Prime Blog

Could you be one of our new teammates?

Looking for Guidance Engineers to join the Prime Horizontal Australian team based in Tingalpa, Brisbane QLD.

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

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 and job site training, when fully trained mobilized from home, as directed by the local manager.
  • Act as Prime Horizontal 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 November 2022

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Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:
  • Are you available to travel for this role when required?
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver’s license?
  •  How many years’ experience do you have as a field engineer?


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