Electrical Instrumentation & Controls, Measurement Technician

TC Energy - Rocky Mountain House, AB (30+ days ago)

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Electrical Instrumentation & Controls, Measurement Technician - Rocky Mountain House

Reference Code: 65361

Location: Canada (CA) - Rocky Mountain House, AB
Job Category: Trades/Technical
Employment Type: Employee Full-time
Relocation Eligibility: This position is eligible for our domestic relocation program
Application Deadline: 04/08/2020

We all need energy. It warms our homes, cooks our food, gives us light, and gets us where we need to go. It also improves our quality of life in countless other ways. At TC Energy, our job is to deliver that energy to millions of people who depend on it across North America. And we take our job very seriously.

Guided by our values of safety, integrity, responsibility and collaboration, we develop and operate our facilities safely, reliably and with care for our impact on the environment. With our presence across the continent, our people play an active role in building strong communities.

We’re proud of how our hard work and commitment sets us apart and benefits society, every day. We’re looking for new team members who share our values and are ready to take on exciting challenges.

The opportunity

The West Country Area is seeking an experienced technician in the Measurement and Controls fields, who is self-motivated and seeking to expand their technical expertise and knowledge. You will report to the West Country Area Manager and apply your skills and aptitude to repair, install, troubleshoot, and perform other planned maintenance and corrective tasks. You will work on assigned electronic, electrical, pneumatic and/or mechanical control systems, devices, and ancillary equipment. The focus will be on the support and maintenance of gas pipeline measurement systems such as; dew point testers, H2S Analyzers, Gas Chromatographs and Flow computers. You will also support the operation and maintenance of natural gas compression facilities and compression functions such as electrical switch gear, electric motors, gas turbines, pumps, valves, and auxiliary equipment.

The position will be based out of Rocky Mountain House, Alberta.

  • The regular work schedule for this position will be:
Week 1 - Monday to Thursday 9 hours / day; Friday is an 8 hour / day

Week 2 - Monday to Thursday 9 hours / day; Friday is a Regular Day Off (RDO)

  • This position is overtime eligible, part of an on-call rotation and may be requested to provide support during emergency response incidents or extended days due to operational needs, as required.
What you’ll do

Ensure facilities and personnel comply with the Company's Community, Safety and Environment policies and procedures as well as accepted risk standards
Perform installation, testing, repair and maintenance on natural gas pipeline facilities, as well as other associated equipment used in gas transmission
Troubleshoot, test, & maintain gas measurement systems, dew points, gas chromatographs, flow computers, H2S Analyzers, valves, transmitters, RTDs
Conduct routine regular maintenance and regulatory inspections at natural gas facilities
Troubleshoot, test, & maintain shutdown devices, fire & gas systems, auxiliary systems, UPS devices, control valves, PLC’s & control systems
Troubleshoot equipment problems utilizing technical reference manuals and documents
Complete all administrative functions related to position and duties
Maintain core operational task qualifications
Provide coaching, mentoring and training to other personnel
Demonstrate safety leadership
Lead/manage the safe and efficient completion of low / medium complexity projects with demonstrated and effective work management practices such as time management, work sequencing, and contractor oversight
Collaborate and support our business partners as required

This position requires manual dexterity and visual acuity as well as the ability to:

Lift, pull, push, and carry up to 50 pounds
Exert up to 100 pounds of physical energy
Stand, walk, kneel, bend, and squat for extended periods of time
Twist head and back for extended periods of time
Work in areas classified as confined space
Climb and work from ladders, catwalks, staging, and platforms
Ascend and descend slopes and ditches
Work with hands above head
Work lying on back
Work in adverse weather and/or varying temperature conditions

Minimum Qualifications

A fully certified Journeyperson Electrician or Instrument Technician
Minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience, previous experience with natural gas piping, valves and operations would be an asset
An alternate combination of education and experience may be considered

Preferred Qualifications

Additional industry related certification and/or related trades experience
Computerized Maintenance Management System and SAP experience
Experience with the interpretation of technical reference documents
Strong mechanical aptitude
Highly motivated and well-organized in the execution of responsibilities
Able to act and work independently and able to effectively work in a team environment that includes shared responsibilities in support of team and company objectives
Action oriented with a focus on completing tasks and assignments in a safe and environmentally responsible manner, ensuring proper handling and disposition of hazardous waste
Continuous improvement mindset in applying your knowledge to efficiently perform duties as assigned
Experience in leading subcontractors and able to coordinate and monitor work activities
Experience or exposure to Prime Contractor management and oversight of activities
Able to collaborate and work with community members such as landowners, county, and Indigenous and other partners
Demonstrated effective written & verbal communication skills
A willingness to work in all areas required by the team
Excellent critical thinking and analytical skills when encountering issues and able to use these skills when troubleshooting
Competent using equipment applicable to the maintenance of control and measurement systems
Current with technological advances in the gas pipeline field
Utilize computers, smart phone, and e-mail for internal and external communication, record keeping, on-line reporting, material and supply ordering and filing of various forms

  • This position requires candidates to:
Have and maintain a valid class 5 Driver's License
Provide a driver's abstract for review
Successfully complete a pre-employment medical screening, including drug and alcohol testing
travel to other company locations for temporary assignments, meetings or training which would involve some overnight stays away from home

About our business

Our 57,500-mile natural gas pipeline network is positioned in two of the most prolific and lowest cost basins in North America – the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin (WCSB) and the Appalachian Basin. Our systems are well placed to meet the continent’s growing demand for clean-burning natural gas by connecting the supply in these basins to important and growing markets across the continent. We supply more than 25 per cent of the clean-burning natural gas consumed daily across North America.

Apply now!

Apply to this posting by 04/08/2020 using reference code 65361. You must apply through our jobs system at jobs.tcenergy.com. Only applications submitted through our system will be acknowledged. Applications may be submitted using a mobile device or a desktop / laptop computer.

TC Energy is an equal opportunity employer.

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Thank you for choosing TC Energy in your career search.

  • Depending on qualifications, the successful candidate may be offered a position at a more appropriate level and/or ladder.
  • Applicants must have legal authorization to work in the country in which the position is based with no restrictions.
  • All positions require background screening. Some require criminal and/or credit checks to comply with regulations.
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