Trans Mountain Pipeline Maintenance Technician

Trans Mountain
Jasper, AB

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Trans Mountain operates Canada’s only pipeline system transporting oil products to the West Coast. We deliver approximately 300,000 barrels of petroleum products each day through 1,150 kilometres of pipeline in Alberta and British Columbia, and 111 kilometres of pipeline in Washington state.

The Pipeline Maintenance Technician is responsible for ensuring effective functioning of the field operations of the pipeline integrity program for Trans Mountain Pipeline. The position plays a central role in the completion of the field portion of the TMPL integrity program. The Trans Mountain Pipeline Maintenance Technicians perform both pipeline maintenance operational work as well as inspection duties.

Key Responsibilities:

Oversee hot work activities including pipe replacements, hot tapping, stoppling and in-line inspections.
Provides oversight of contractors performing anomaly digs and other ground disturbance activities on or near right of way’s to ensure compliance with all applicable standards, procedures and regulations.
Provides oversight of Trans Mountain right of way vegetation management program (RoW clearing and signage program).
Operation of commercial vehicles over 11,000kgs gross vehicle weight and heavy equipment (dozers, excavators, rubber tire backhoe). Ensures all equipment is in compliance with local laws and regulations.
Oversees civil construction activities (excavation, compaction, backfilling, water handling and rip rap armor construction)
Coordinates civil construction activities for Cathodic Protection asset installation.
Coordinates facility and ground maintenance activities including grounds maintenance and snow removal.
Provides emergency response capabilities to right of way locations.


High School completion
Minimum of 1-2 years of experience in related field.
Class 1 Driver’s License is preferred.
Operation of Heavy Equipment certification and Journeymen Crane Operation certification would be an asset.
AMPP basic coatings inspector or CWB welding inspector certification would be preferred.
Maintain a high regard for personal safety, safety of company assets and employees, and the general public.
Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.
Must be a team player with a positive attitude.
Self-motivated, capable of performing tasks with minimal supervision.
Able to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Attention to detail is critical.
Ability to work well under pressure and handle strict deadlines.
Strong organizational skills.
Excellent verbal and written English communication skills

Note: Please note that the preferred location for this role is Jasper but Valemount/Hinton will also be considered.

We Build Careers and Pipelines That Last

Our story is about determination, resourcefulness and resilience. It’s about charting our own course, finding innovative solutions to challenging problems and doing the right thing. It was true when Trans Mountain became a company in 1951 and it’s just as true today. We welcome new members to our team that embrace the qualities in our story, that thrive on the new path and directions we take. Our culture is one of care and taking our responsibilities seriously. If you would like to contribute to our culture, then join our journey.

At rewarding opportunity:

Competitive compensation
Comprehensive benefits programs including flexible benefits, pension and savings plans
Focus on health, safety and mental well-being of our workforce

In keeping with Trans Mountain’s commitment to maximize benefits for communities, priority will be given to qualified candidates from Indigenous, local and regional communities along the Trans Mountain existing, and expansion, pipeline corridor.

In Alberta, the existing pipeline system spans the traditional territories of Treaty 6, 7 and 8, and the Métis Nation of Alberta (Zone 4).

In British Columbia, the system crosses the traditional territories of numerous First Nations that are affiliated with the Secwepemc, Dakelh (Carrier), Nlaka'pamux, Syilx/Okanagan, Interior and Coast Salish, Stó:lo, as well as the Métis.

Trans Mountain also operates through 15 First Nation Reserves located within the region spanning the BC interior through Fraser Valley.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trans Mountain is committed to supporting diversity and individual differences. The diverse viewpoints and cultural knowledge that our employees bring to work enrich our organization’s collective cultural understanding, which is reflected in the work we do every day. Trans Mountain welcomes new team members from traditionally underrepresented groups, including women, Indigenous Peoples, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities.

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