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Field Technician

Carletonville, South Africa

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

This role entails working within the downhole formation and borehole evaluation disciplines. Applying procedures for the operation of DBS equipment/tools and techniques to ensure quality and cost-effective service to customers.
• The individual will have to be available to perform duties on short notice, day or night and away from home.
• The individual will continue to receive training to extend their knowledge of services related to formation evaluation, production logging, fishing services, imaging, and radioactive handling, and safety procedures.
• The individual will be responsible for his/her own career progression.
• Career progression will be from Junior field technician to Field technician then Senior field technician and highest level as Specialist. Each progression will entail salary adjustments.
• Prepare units for logging.
• Conduct well site operations.
• Inform customers of any unusual conditions noted at the well during logging.
• Promptly and accurately submits all required reports and data. Prepares, drafts and completes all logs for printing.
• Calibrate equipment to within industry standard and keep and maintain records of all calibrations.
• Process log data to field standard.
• Maintain complete, accurate documentary records of the entire logging operation.
• Archive log data, protect data from loss, and maintain a safe back-up procedure. Administration of all radioactive materials at base and on the wellsite.
• Maintain knowledge of the latest technological changes and operating procedures of equipment, tools, and practices.
• Track the maintenance cycle of the equipment.
• Adherence to all safety regulations
• Customer relations.
• Drive company vehicles safely and professionally (Code 10/HGV), ensure all licenses


  • 2+ Years of Geophysical logging experience

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.

  • Must have exceptional MS office skills

  • Must have never been convicted of a felony.

  • Possess a valid driver’s license. Code 8 or Code 10 with PRDP.

  • Must have not been cited for three (3) moving vehicle violations in the past 12 months

  • Must obtain PDP with dangerous goods endorsement.

  • Must be certified in all applicable governmental compliance programs.

About the Company

Our extensive portfolio of directional and geophysical industry qualified measurements; including the most advanced hydrogeological and off-hole imaging technologies, coupled with innovative and proven deployment systems, are being applied to open and cased boreholes, well testing and geoscience services. We have created an extensive portfolio of drilling products and solutions that make borehole construction faster, safer, reduce non-productive time and enhance deliverability.

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