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EIC Controls Technician (Willow Creek)

Reference Code: 95566



Location: Canada (CA) - Airdrie, AB 
Job Category: Trades/Technical
Employment Type: Employee Full-time
Relocation Eligibility: This position is not eligible for our relocation program
Application Deadline: 12/06/2021



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, innovation, responsibility, collaboration and integrity, 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
TC Energy is seeking a skilled Electrical Instrumentation & Controls (EI&C) Technician to join our Canada Gas Operations team in Airdrie, AB. Reporting to the Willow Creek Area Manager, you will be relied upon to repair, install, troubleshoot, and perform other planned maintenance and corrective tasks on assigned electronic, electrical, pneumatic and/or mechanical control systems, devices, and ancillary equipment.
In this role you will also operate and maintain natural gas compression and auxiliary equipment, in a manner to meet operational needs, in compliance with company and regulatory requirements. You will maintain core operational task qualifications and perform tasks from other disciplines.


This position works a modified 9/80 schedule which consists of:
-Week 1: Monday to Thursday, 9 hrs per day / Friday off
-Week 2: Monday to Thursday, 9 hrs per day / Friday 8 hrs

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
  • Independently perform installation, testing, repair, and maintenance on compressor station equipment, and other facilities relevant to the pipeline system as required
  • Troubleshoot, test and maintain shutdown devices, fire and gas systems, auxiliary systems, HVAC systems, relief and Over Pressure Protection devices, control valves, PLC’s and control systems
  • Install and configure software in control systems
  • Perform routine and major maintenance on gas turbine packages, gas compressor units, meter station asset equipment and associated auxiliary equipment, assist with pipeline asset maintenance
  • Perform emergency repairs to meet customer and client needs
  • Oversee the safe and efficient completion of projects
  • Active control of contractors
  • Provide coaching, mentoring and training to other personnel
  • Procure resources and manage budgets for the facilities
  • Provide support to our business partners as required


Minimum Qualifications

  • A fully certified Journeyperson Electrician
  • 2 years of related experience
  • An alternate combination of education and experience may be considered


Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience with natural gas piping, valves and operations
  • Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Highly motivated with interpersonal skills to effectively work in a collaborative team environment 
  • Instrumentation and measurement experience would be considered an asset as this is a cross-functional operations area
  • Valve maintenance experience
  • Dual ticket (Electrician & Industrial Instrumentation) 
  • Previous experience working with high pressure natural gas
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Familiarity with SAP and Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Previous experience with Allen Bradley PLC5 and RsLogix 5000
  • Competent using equipment applicable to the maintenance of control systems
  • Current with technological advances in the compression field

This position requires candidates to:
Have and maintain a valid driver's license and provide a driver's abstract (record) 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 will be required (estimated up 50% of work schedule)
Participate in on-call schedule
Be subject to working conditions which include adverse weather and temperatures


About our business
TC Energy is a leading energy infrastructure company in North America. We have three complementary businesses of natural gas pipelines, liquids (oil) pipelines, and power generation. Our operations span three countries, seven Canadian provinces, and 34 U.S. states.


Apply now!

Apply to this posting by 12/06/2021 using reference code 95566. You must apply through our jobs system at 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.

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