Solids Control Technician – Canada

Post DateNovember 4, 2023
LocationCalgary, AB

Job Description

Kayden Environmental Services has developed a strong reputation as a leader in the liquid/solid separation industry. We offer competitive compensation and excellent benefits. The success of Kayden has always been focused on hiring and retaining the best people. We train our people to be the best solids control technicians. As a company, we are looking for people who will match our enthusiasm, attitude, and work ethic. Kayden wants individuals who enjoy working hard, are motivated by personal incentives, adaptive to new technology, and share a passion for doing things better.


  • Providing a rig up, rig out, and non-chargeable scheduled service on all Kayden equipment.
  • Run, and if needed, optimize Kayden equipment, so it performs to the Oil Companies standards
  • Utilize SPIRA mobile to complete and provide the appropriate tickets, safety forms, and JSAs that will be needed on a day-to-day basis.
  • When operating Kayden service trucks, all road rules and regulations are to be followed
  • Follow Kayden Policies and report to the appropriate supervisor if any incidents, accidents, near misses, or spills occur on location, and complete any appropriate safety forms/ reports to be utilized by both Kayden and the Oil company if needed.
  • Follow and promote Kayden’s core values; Integrity, Safety, Teamwork, Innovation, and Excellence.

Job Functions and Contributions

  • Dredging
  • Work in various environmental applications of:
    • Freshwater ponds
    • Lagoons
    • Retention ponds
    • Biosolids
    • Dredging and dewatering of sludges
    • Operating electric and diesel dredges
  • Overseeing the mechanical/electrical processes which are used to provide enhanced drilling properties and recycle drilling mud through closed-loop systems
  • Operate the equipment (centrifuges) according to specifications directed by the Mud Engineer or Drilling Supervisor
  • Travel to rig site locations for setting-up, tearing-down, monitoring, and maintaining centrifuges and centrifuge related equipment and completing all required paperwork
  • Represent Kayden while working with both Drilling Contractor and Operator
  • Perform pre and post job equipment inspections, perform and complete preventative maintenance procedures and operate centrifuges and support equipment
  • Assemble and prepare equipment for installation and service and perform initial set-up for next job
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment
  • Perform all work per established quality standards and safety procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Ability to react based on Customer needs and Safe Work Practices
  • Long hours of work and driving at times
  • Critical paperwork issues for Safety, Billings, Quality Assurance and Inventory Control
  • Dealing with challenging and varied personalities of crew, Company Man and other site personnel

Required Competencies

  • A basic understanding of Solids Control and closed-loop systems is required
  • Must have previous experience working in harsh weather conditions and extreme cold
  • Minimum High School diploma or equivalent
  • Willingness to work in harsh environments
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplined team
  • Entry-level knowledge of oilfield practices and procedures
  • Ability to communicate effectively with customers and other site personnel
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record are required
  • Immunization for Hepatitis A and B (Twinrex) and Tetanus required.

Physical Requirements

  • Working in outdoor weather conditions in wet and extreme cold
  • Requires strenuous activities, including walking, bending, climbing, and lifting a minimum of 75 lbs.
  • Must always be mentally alert
  • Long shifts, regularly 13-hour shifts of work and driving long distances in varying weather conditions

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