Tracer Specialist I

Tracer Diagnostics · Billings, Montana
Department Tracer Diagnostics
Employment Type Full Time - Regular
Minimum Experience Entry-level

About NCS Multistage:


Since our founding in 2006, NCS Multistage has grown to be a leading provider of engineered products and support services for oil and natural gas wells around the world.  We deliver products and services to exploration and production companies operating throughout North America, the North Sea, U.K., Argentina, China and Russia, and our global presence is expanding.  We currently have four main product lines: Fracturing Systems, Well Construction, Tracer Diagnostics, and Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR).  We also provide frac plugs and associated equipment through a joint venture called Repeat Precision LLC.  For more information on NCS products and services, please visit our website at


NCS believes that our employees are our most important resource. Our company succeeds by hiring the right people and empowering them to succeed in an environment that is challenging, rewarding and fun.


What NCS Offers:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Paid time off
  • Health & welfare benefits
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Commission/Annual Bonus Program
  • Tracer Specialist Perks: company vehicle- meal per diem pay – credit card – no overtime cap


Job Title – Tracer Specialist I

Location – Billings, MT

Department – Operations

Reports to – District Manager


Job Summary:

With a focus on operational excellence and job quality, the primary function of the Tracer Specialist is to work directly with the Operator and Service company during frac operations to ensure proper placement of tracer materials while maintaining the use of ALARA during RAM and comply with all DOT/HAZMAT/HSE regulations.


Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Work directly with field personnel on well sites
  • Collaborate with sales personnel to verify job is scheduled according to plan and report issues
  • Travel as required to various job sites in state and out
  • Mixes tracer materials and injects into a “frac” line going into the well
  • Provides customers with technical product support relating specifically to tracer services
  • Upon completion of tracer operations, utilizes survey instruments to survey the well site to ensure that no materials residue remains at the site
  • Accurately completes all required reports and forwards to appropriate personnel for execution after the job
  • Responsible for complying with all daily procedures when performing operations involving the use of material and equipment
  • Responsible for all assigned material and equipment
  • Maintains all service equipment and rental tools
  • Responsible for complying with all HSE policies and procedures of NCS, the customer and government regulations
  • Delivers products to customers as needed
  • Makes provisions to minimize accidents in the workplace
  • Align individual goals with NCS’s corporate goals, while adhering to the NCS Promise
  • Participate in Personal Development for Success (PDS)
  • Other duties, relevant to the position, shall be assigned as required



  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Certification in Radiation, Well Logging or Subsurface Tracer Operations preferred
  • Oil and gas experience preferred in Completions or Drilling
  • Travel and work weekends
  • ON CALL 24/7


Physical Demands and Work Environment:

  • Must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently 50 pounds and occasionally 100 pounds.  
  • Vision abilities include close, distance, color, peripheral vision and depth perception with the ability to adjust focus
  • Exposure to various outdoor environment weather conditions including but not limited to sun, heat, wind, cold, rain, etc. in which the proper safety and clothing will be provided, in addition to non-climate controlled settings


Equipment Operation:

  • Inspects forklift before use and reports any defects that would render it unsafe and reports to the Safety and Compliance Officer
  • Operates motor vehicles to transport materials according to all federal, state, and local regulations
  • Ensures proper care, use and maintenance of company vehicle in which employee has been assigned by keeping vehicle clean and reporting all malfunctions to Operations Manager and maintaining safe driving habits by abiding by all laws


Additional Information:

  • FLSA status: Exempt
  • Employment Classification:  Full-Time, Regular
  • Work schedule: Hours per week may vary dependent on business needs
  • Travel: 90% of travel includes long drive times and frequent overnight stays
  • Special Equipment: cell phone eligible
  • Successful completion of a criminal background check and drug and alcohol screening
  • Safety sensitive positions will require additional pre-employment testing


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  • Location
    Billings, Montana
  • Department
    Tracer Diagnostics
  • Employment Type
    Full Time - Regular
  • Minimum Experience