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Mechanical Technician - Thief River Falls 

Reference Code: 95423 



Location: United States (US) - Bemidji, MN
Job Category: Pipeline/Power Operations
Employment Type: Employee Full-time
Relocation Eligibility: This position is eligible for our domestic relocation program
Application Deadline: 12/31/2021




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, 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
Our Northern Lakes Area team is evolving to meet the needs of our growing business and we are expanding our presence in Thief River, Minnesota to support the operation and maintenance of our natural gas pipelines and associated facilities throughout Thief River and the surrounding area.
We are seeking a skilled Mechanical Technician who possesses knowledge and experience of high-pressure natural gas pipeline and gas storage systems, to include turbine engine compressors.  This individual must be a self-starter, capable of working with minimal supervision, who possesses strong analytical, troubleshooting and decision-making skills. 


What you’ll do
•    Troubleshoot, operate and maintain gas-fired turbine engines, gas compressors, standby generator engines, centrifugal and diaphragm pumps, low pressure boilers, oil coolers, air compressors, large-bank cooler fans and gear boxes, large diameter valves       and operators, and other auxiliary equipment
•    Operate compressor engines and support equipment
•    Maintain and repair pipeline
•    Operate and maintain valves and operators
•    Inspect, repair and set regulators and relief valves 
•    Blow down, purge and pressurize pipelines and/or stations
•    Storage field facility operations and maintenance
•    Perform line locates on company pipelines and/or utility line patrols and associated ROW maintenance
•    Plan, coordinate and perform mechanical maintenance activities, to include routine corrective maintenance, preventive maintenance, equipment and system improvements and major maintenance projects
•    Complete work orders, enter data into job plans, create new work orders, etc. in SAP
•    Ability to acquire Minnesota Boiler Licensure
•    Other tasks as required 


Minimum Qualifications
•    High school diploma or equivalent
•    Relevant oil and gas industry experience


Preferred Qualifications
•    Experience in maintaining and troubleshooting turbine engines
•    Knowledge of internal combustion engines, centrifugal gas compressors, and standby generators
•    Experience working with Rolls Royce industrial gas turbines
•    Industrial experience in a plant environment


This position requires candidates to

•    Have and maintain a valid driver’s license and safe driving record
•    Successfully complete a pre-employment medical screening, including drug and alcohol testing
•    Be subject to call out 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and extended workdays and/or workweeks for emergency response purposes
•    Travel to other company locations for temporary assignments, meetings or training which would involve some overnight stays away from home
•    Be subject to working conditions which include adverse weather and temperatures, heavy lifting (50 pounds), and cramped conditions
Driving a motor vehicle is an essential job function of this position.  Following a conditional offer of employment, the Company will check the motor vehicle records of any job applicant when driving is an essential job function.


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.


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 percent of the clean-burning natural gas consumed daily across North America, heating homes, generating power and fueling industries.  


Apply now!


Apply to this posting by 12/31/2021 using reference code 95423. 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 desktop / laptop computer.

TC Energy is an equal opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program supervised by the U.S. government.

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