"DataCan can supply your downhole pressure and temperature needs. That's why they are named Data"CAN""


7465 45 Avenue Close
Red Deer AB
Canada T4P 4C2


14237 Aston St
Houston TX
USA 77040

Midland, TX


32-38 Clayton Street
Western Australia 6056


Electrical Engineer: Red Deer, Canada
2022-11-01 17:16:17

Reports To: Engineering Manager Position Type:  Full Time 

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, 37.5 hours per week

DataCan is an industry leader in designing and manufacturing surface and downhole gauges and loggers. DataCan’s instrumentation measurements include pressure, temperature, density, tilt, acceleration, magnetic fields, gamma radiation, fluid flow, capacitance, acoustic noise, and other properties. DataCan builds very low-power loggers that function for years between battery changes. IoT technology is used to get data from remote locations to customers’ desks.

DataCan is looking for a motivated and intelligent person to help maintain our current technology and develop the next generation of products.

Position Overview: 

This position is responsible for maintaining and supporting our industry-leading products and systems. The Electrical Engineer will be directly involved in engineering, product development, manufacturing, and implementation. The ideal candidate is an inventive problem solver that is capable of working through technical challenges and employing pragmatic solutions.

Required Skills

  • Understanding basic electrical engineering concepts such as analog-to-digital conversion, RC filters, bandwidth, and signal-to-noise ratio.
  • Read and apply information from electronic component datasheets.
  • Read and write product specifications.
  • Strong verbal and written English communication.
  • Ability to manage time and prioritize multiple requests.

Skills and Experience That Would be an Asset

  • Debugging and troubleshooting electronics
  • PCB design software, Altium preferred
  • Surface mount electronics soldering
  • Spice simulation/MATLAB experience
  • IoT technology including Wi-Fi and Bluetooth modules and connectivity.
  • Low-power data collection, storage, and transmission
  • Analog circuits including, amplifiers, filters, ADCs, oscillators, frequency mixers, relays, photodiodes, and switching power supplies
  • Data over power communication
  • Signal modulation schemes
  • Proficient with electrical test equipment (oscilloscopes, digital multimeters, network analyzers)
  • Production documentation and manufacturing instructions
  • Production quality control
  • Resource planning programs
  • ISO9001 Quality control systems
  • Hazardous Location standards and products
  • Managing project timelines
Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Read electrical schematics and printed circuit board layouts.
  • Schematic design and printed circuit board layout.
  • Prototype SMT Assembly and soldering.
  • Evaluate electrical systems, products, components, and applications by designing and conducting research programs; applying knowledge of electrical and material properties.
  • Design microcontroller-controlled systems to collect, log, and transmit data.
  • Develop electrical products by studying customer requirements; researching and testing manufacturing and assembly methods and materials.
  • Verify design capabilities by designing testing methods; testing properties.
  • Develop manufacturing processes by designing and modifying equipment for building and assembling electrical components; soliciting operator observations.
  • Assure product quality by designing electrical testing methods; testing finished products and system capabilities.
  • Ensure compliance with design and equipment specifications and applicable safety standards and regulations.
  • Communicate with suppliers to convey product requirements.
  • Assess project requirements and execute within budget and time constraints.
  • Documentation of processes, testing and compliance with established policies and procedures.
  • Analyzing and interpreting test data.
  • Providing technical support to customers.
  • Provides engineering information by answering questions and requests from management, other engineers, manufacturing, sales, and customers.


  • Minimum of B.Sc. in Electrical or Computer Engineering or similar discipline from an accredited University
  • Ability to be registered with APEGA

Send a resume and cover letter to careers@datacan.ca.

Electronics Technician: All Levels: Red Deer, Canada
2022-07-15 22:51:56

Reporting to the Production Manager, you will be responsible for the manufacturing and repair of DataCan tools and systems. This includes reading drawings and manufacturing instructions to complete builds, soldering, in-process, and final Quality Control verification. Repairs include troubleshooting issues, using measuring and diagnostic equipment, completing repairs and repair reports.

You’ll be good at:

Building things:

  • Reading drawings and manufacturing instructions to complete builds
  • Soldering and testing surface mount electronics
  • Ability to use measuring and diagnostic equipment
  • In process and final Quality Control of tools
  • Picking jobs as required
  • Completion of assigned jobs and related QC verification tasks
  • Preparing pressure gauges for calibration

Repairing things:

  • Troubleshooting of company and customer equipment
  • Ability to use measuring and diagnostic equipment
  • Completion of Repair Reports and repair records in DBA
  • Completion of assigned jobs and related QC verification tasks
  • Maintain accurate records

A little about you:

  • You have working knowledge of computer programs, specifically, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
  • You have an Electronics Technician Diploma and a minimum of 1 year experience
  • You have the ability to read and write English, follow verbal and written instructions and use simple math
  • You have excellent verbal and written communication and organizational skills
  • Solid understanding of health and safety regulations (we don't want anyone hurt, Ever.)

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone call please.

DataCan is an equal opportunity employer, and as such, does not discriminate in hiring or terms and conditions of employment on the basis of an individual’s race, ancestry, color, place of origin, religion, gender, gender identity, citizenship, age, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, family status, marital status or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.

To apply, please send your resume to careers@datacan.ca

Senior Business Development and Account Manager: Houston, Texas
2019-11-06 18:12:01

We are seeking a candidate based in Houston, Texas with prior sales experience in slickline, wireline, welltesting, artificial lift, or monitoring. Technical experience with memory gauges, permanent monitoring systems, and production logging tools is an asset.

Reporting to Senior Management, this position is responsible for driving customer and revenue growth. DataCan offers compensation and growth prospects for the right candidate.

• Prospect and close new clients
• Assist in the development of new local regional and international markets
• Assist with the implementation and selection of a CRM
• Manage and grow existing accounts

Required Qualifications:
• Experience in and understanding of the local oil and gas monitoring market
• Technical understanding of DataCan’s existing products and services.
• Experience in the design or manufacture of downhole tools.
• Self-motivated individual with strong business acumen, good time management and task prioritization skills
• Customer focused approach and ability to learn and adapt to needs and changes quickly
• Valid Driver’s license, ability to travel internationally.

To apply, please send your resume to careers@datacan.ca

Sales Representative and Account Manager: Houston, Texas
2019-11-06 18:11:39

DataCan is a design, engineering and manufacturing team that specializes in creating products for down-hole tool data collection solutions. DataCan recently opened an office in the Houston, Texas area and is looking for a motivated Sales Representative and Account Manager to assist Senior Management in customer and revenue growth and asset management.

Prospect and close new clients
Manage and grow existing accounts
Negotiate customer proposals, quotes, and agreements effectively
Assist in the search and implementation of a CRM
Track and manage inventory
Perform other duties as assigned

Associates Degree or Higher
2 years of B2B Sales Experience
1 year in a Customer-Facing Role
Must Currently Reside in Houston, Texas
Self-motivated individual with strong business acumen, good time management and task prioritization skills
Customer focused approach and ability to learn and adapt to needs and changes quickly Valid Driver’s license, ability to travel internationally

Preferred Skills
1+ years of oil and gas sales experience
Technical knowledge of memory gauges, permanent monitoring systems, and production logging tools a plus
1+ years of accounting experience

Compensation and Benefits
Compensation and growth prospects for the right candidate
Paid holidays, vacation and sick time