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Electrical Instrumentation Controls Measurement Technician, Dawson Creek, BC

Date: Feb 9, 2019

Location: Dawson Creek, BC, CA

Company: TransCanada

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Electrical Instrumentation Controls Measurement Technician, Dawson Creek, BC

Reference Code: 52582

Location: Canada (CA)  - Dawson Creek, BC  
Job Category: Trades/Technical
Employment Type: Employee Full-time
Relocation Eligibility: This position is eligible for our domestic relocation program


General Information

Reporting to the Grande Prairie Area Manager, the EIC Measurement Technician in Dawson Creek, B.C. ensures all measurement control systems and equipment are effectively maintained and safely operated in accordance with our standards of performance, policies and procedures. This role is responsible for repairing, installing, troubleshooting and performing other planned maintenance and corrective tasks on assigned electronic, electrical, pneumatic and/or mechanical control systems, devices, and ancillary equipment. The technician will focus on the support and maintenance of gas pipeline measurement systems such as; Dew Point Testers, H2S Analyzers, gas Chromatographs and Flow Computers.


The regular work schedule for this position will be;

  • Week 1 - Monday to Thursday 9 hour days (7:00am to 4:30pm); Friday is an 8 hour day (7:00am to 3:30pm)
  • Week 2 - Monday to Thursday 9 hour days; Friday is a Regular Day Off (RDO)


    This position is overtime eligible and part of an on-call rotation and provides emergency support as required. Some travel may also be required.



In addition to having the qualifications, experience and ability to competently and effectively

perform the duties assigned, the Electrical Instrumentation & Controls Measurement Technician (EIC) will:


  • Independently perform installation, testing, repair and maintenance at measurement facilities and other facilities relevant to the pipeline system, once deemed fully qualified, as required;
  • Perform routine maintenance, major maintenance, and troubleshoot Gas Analyzers, Gas Chromatographs, H2S & H20 Analyzers, meters and other associated equipment;
  • Troubleshoot, test, & maintain shutdown devices, fire & gas systems, auxiliary systems, UPS devices, control valves, PLC’s & control systems;
  • Perform emergency repairs to meet customer and client needs;
  • Ensure facilities and personnel comply with TransCanada's Community, Safety and Environment policies and procedures as well as accepted risk standards;
  • Support active control of contractors;
  • Ensure facilities and personnel comply with TransCanada's safety, health, environment and risk standards;
  • Procure resources and manage within the facilities budget;
  • Lead/manage the safe and efficient completion of low / medium complexity projects (including the coordination and monitoring of contractor work activities or third party active control);
  • Provide support to our business partners;
  • Other tasks as required.



  • Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills;
  • Competent using equipment applicable to the maintenance of control systems;
  • Experienced with the interpretation of technical reference documents;
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills;
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal);
  • Proven ability to work effectively alone and in a team environment;
  • Strong knowledge in measurement technology would be an asset;
  • Fully competent and current with all Health, Safety and Environment standards and training.



  • Certified Journeyman Electrician with a minimum of 5 years industry relevant experience;
  • High school diploma/GED is required;
  • Previous experience working with high pressure natural gas, piping and valves would be an asset;
  • Proficient on computer MS Office, Maintenance Management Systems and SAP experience would be an asset.
  • Experience with the interpretation of technical reference documents;
  • Mechanical aptitude would be an asset


This position requires candidates to:

  • Have and maintain a valid driver's license;
  • Provide a driver's abstract for review
  • Successfully complete a pre-employment medical screening, including drug and alcohol testing

*Depending on the qualifications of the applicants, 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.

TransCanada is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to provide employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to race, religion, age, sex, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or disability. Accommodation for applicants with disabilities is available on request during the recruitment process. Applicants with disabilities can request accessible formats or communication supports by contacting

All positions require background screening. Some include criminal and/or credit checks in order to comply with regulations.

Please apply to this posting by 02/22/2019. To apply, please visit through your desktop or laptop. Use reference code 52582. Only applications submitted through the TransCanada Careers website will be acknowledged.

TransCanada is an equal opportunity employer.

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At TransCanada we dream big, think big and do big things. For over 65 years, we've had the vision and scale to deliver big things that matter to the world. From supplying reliable and efficient energy to millions of North Americans with our pipelines, gas storage and power generation facilities, we believe in making big things possible.

TransCanada is looking for people who are willing to think about the future...and think big. We're looking for people who are ready to take on the most significant challenges of their careers and define energy infrastructure in North America.

Thank you for choosing TransCanada in your career search.

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