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Measurement Engineer

Date: Feb 5, 2019

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: TransCanada

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Measurement Engineer 

Reference Code: 54161 


Location: United States (US)  - Houston, TX 
Job Category: Engineering; Operations; Pipeline/Power Operations
Employment Type: Employee Full-time
Relocation Eligibility: This position is eligible for our domestic relocation program   

General Information

This positon is subject to occasional travel with extended workdays and/or workweeks and overnight stays in support of pipeline facility operations, project activities, and training.


  • This position is eligible for domestic relocation
  • This position is not eligible for cross border relocation



  • Work with Measurement, SCADA, Gas Quality and Field Operation groups to provide technical assistance and troubleshooting where required.
  • Work with Measurement, Gas Quality and Field Operation groups to identify, initiate and track improvement projects for existing facilities.
  • Measurement Engineering subject matter expert on new and changes to existing measurement projects to ensure proper selection and installation of equipment for custody and check measurement.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of corporate standards for measurement.
  • Develop expertise in gas measurement practices, standards, and applications including meter specifications, installations, proving, calibration and communication.
  • Assist in developing and conducting training for field personnel.
  • Review of greenfield and brownfield projects from a measurement prospective



  • Self- starter with the ability to manage multiple priorities without daily direction.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills are required to work closely with management, customers, field teams and coordinate work with other appropriate technical resources.
  • Solid troubleshooting skills and strong working knowledge of RTUs, Gas Chromatographs, Gas Quality Analyzers and Odorant Systems.
  • Comprehensive understanding of industry standards pertaining to measurement and gas quality (API, GPA, AGA, and FERC).
  • RTU programing experiences a plus.
  • Must possess strong decision-making ability.
  • Proficient with PC including working knowledge and experience with Microsoft software.



  • BS Degree in Engineering, with 5+ years of natural gas industry experience.


*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.

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

Please apply to this posting by 02/18/2019. To apply, go to and enter Reference Code 54161. Only applications submitted through the TransCanada Careers website will be acknowledged.

TransCanada is an equal opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program supervised by the U.S. Government.

Make what you do matter.

At TransCanada we dream big, think big and do big things. For over 60 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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