Company: Precision Drilling
Skills: Maintenance Manager
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Nisku, Alberta, Canada

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Authorized to work in: Canada

If you are an experienced Manager, Equiptment & Maintenance looking to enjoy work-life balance, then please read on...


Precision Drilling has an opening for a Manager, Equipment & Maintenance, 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:


A comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Medical, dental, prescription drug, life insurance, Pension match, and long-term disability coverage.
  • 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 has a competitive vacation and PTO offering including afternoons off before a long weekend.


Reporting to the Operations Support Manager, the Manager, Equipment & Maintenance will:



  • Managing and supervising the maintenance staff ensuring that all requisite tasks are handled quickly and efficiently within budget restraints;
  • Responsible for setting equipment maintenance practices and procedures;
  • To research new equipment pros and cons and to establish to provide management with feasibility research;
  • Establishing repair frequencies, based on equipment wear and useful life vs. costs of repair;
  • Responsible for maintaining adequate equipment spare levels;
  • Detecting faulty operations, defective material and report those and any unusual situations;
  • Responsible for department HSE adherence and ensuring compliance with Precision's safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas;
  • Coordinating and monitoring contractor activities for projects;
  • Updating project information and maintaining project files;
  • Supporting department management, project managers and consultants as required;
  • Updating and maintaining information in Precision's records systems and department databases;
  • Keeping current with ongoing changes and new technology and adapt accordingly;
  • Working closely accounts payable, prepare monthly reports and budgeting; and,
  • Maintaining strong relationships with other operational groups to ensure business goals and objectives for Precision are being met.


Knowledge & Skills

Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal;

Ability to multi-task, find solutions and establish priorities;

Exhibit initiative, responsibility and flexibility;

Strong management, delegation, planning and leadership skills; and,

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.



High school diploma/GED Completion.



10 years experience working with drilling rig equipment.