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Electronics Technician

Headquartered in Calgary, AB, Canada; United Pacific is an Inline inspection company catering to the owners of Oil and Gas pipelines around the world.

The Operations Electronics Technician will be a key member of the United Pacific team, as this role will be responsible for carrying out preparation, development, and maintenance of the Wireline and ILI tools electronics and subsystems, assist in new builds and testing, in-house manufacturing of sensors, System electronics assemblies and subsequent systems and equipment under the direction of the ILI Systems Reliability / Subject Matter Expert. This role has the potential to expand into design related activities depending upon the successful applicant.

Due to recent growth United Pacific is now accepting applications for the position of Electronics Technician.

Essential Functions

  •  A primary function is in-house manufacturing of Sensors, System Electronics Assemblies and subsequent
    systems and equipment.
  • Perform test procedures for all sensor heads and electronics stacks during construction, maintenance and
  • Manage inventory of electronics parts and work with supply chain to ensure there are no interruptions of
    business because of part/component shortages.
  • Diagnosis and repair of electronic circuitry including board level components.
  • Placement of board level components.
  • SMD and high reliability intricate soldering.-
  • Programming new firmware releases on all types of electronic boards.
  • Work with in the Electronics and Reliability teams to develop and perform test and validation procedures for evaluating PCB / PCBA / Firmware changes prior to release to production.
  • Maintain documentation of all tests, changes, and upgrades to tools and assemblies as part of the UPP change
    management process.
  • Contribute towards Root Cause Analysis [RCA] efforts as required.
  • Assist electronics engineer and/or electronic consultants in developing updated sets of electronics.
  • Continue to develop knowledge of UPP’s electronics system to become a Subject Matter Expert that other
    company employees can rely on for troubleshooting help and guidance.
  • Any other tasks as assigned aligned with job role

Education Required

  • Diploma/ Associates or Trade Certificate Preferred in one of the following disciplines.
  • Electrical Engineering Technology
  • Electronics Technician associate degree/ Diploma

Experience Required

  • 1 – 3 years of experience in a related electronics role.
  • Previous experience with Inline Inspection Tools/ Downhole Tools an asset.
  • High Mechanical Aptitude
  • Ability to understand engineering drawings / Bills of Material (BOM) and electronic schematic diagrams.
  • Ability to operate hand/power tools.
  • A technical or electromechanical background.
  • Preference will be given to individuals who have worked in the Oil and Gas and or related industry.

Skills Required

  • Prominent Computer knowledge with the proficiency to work with proprietary software and within a Windows
    network environment.
  • Ability to understand, follow instruction and complete tasks fully in a timely and quality manner.
  • Ability to maintain poise, quality of work and efficiency during busy times.
  • Ability to evaluate and prioritize tasks without letting lower priority tasks slip.
  • Elevate identified issues in a timely manner to management.
  • Ability to maintain concentration over long periods of time.
  • Self-regulated with a strong sense of pride in one’s work.
  • Strong social skills for communicating with co-workers.
  • Professional personal presentation.

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