Intelligent Wellhead Systems Inc. (IWS) is fast-paced development company that produces, deploys and supports leading edge technology for the oilfield. IWS is set up for substantial growth in their three main markets with notable opportunity on the horizon for growth in various other markets. Current operations are based in North America, the Middle East and Latin America.

JOB TITLE: Shop Assistant

BASE: Calgary, Alberta


At Intelligent Wellhead Systems (IWS) we are looking for a Shop Assistance with a background in Welding. As part of the Manufacturing team, the Shop Assistant will be challenged to learn the ins and outs of IWS’s technology.

Core Competencies:

Intermediate Computer Skills- IWS is a computer-based company, proficient computer skills are a must

Mechanically inclined – ability to work hand and power tools efficiently

Multi-tasking – ability to work with conflicting priorities whilst under pressure

Organization skills

People skills – ability to work closely in a team environment

Confident communication

Positive attitude, good work ethic and desire to take on new initiatives



Inventory – keep track of inventory, pick up supplies from vendors

Heavy Equipment use – forklift, bobcat, crane, hydraulic rigs

Housekeeping – daily checklist to keep shop clean and running efficiently

General Labour – basic assembly, grinding metal/paint prep

Assembling/calibrating equipment for on and off-shore work

Assisting with engineering and R&D

Various other tasks associated with maintaining field equipment


Welding experience an asset

Valid and current Class 5 Drivers License

Forklift & Crane certifications preferred

Must be willing and able to work through difficult weather conditions and challenging work site environments

Ability to perform physical tasks, including lifting, moving equipment

Proficient in mechanical and/or electrical systems

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $23.00-$25.00 per hour


  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Stock options
  • Vision care



  • Welding: 1 year (Required)

Work remotely: