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Electrical Instrumentation and Controls Technician 

Reference Code: 61332 


Location: United States (US)  - Big Rapids, MI 
Job Category: Pipeline/Power Operations; Trades/Technical
Employment Type: Employee Full-time
Relocation Eligibility: This position is eligible for our domestic relocation program   
Application Deadline: 01/26/2020 

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 USGO Great Lakes Woolfolk team is evolving to meet the needs of our growing business and we are expanding our presence in Michigan to support our assets in Big Rapids and the surrounding area.

We are seeking an experienced Electrical, Instrumentation and Controls Technician who has knowledge and experience in compressor station control systems and equipment. This individual must be a self-starter, capable of working with minimal supervision, who possesses excellent troubleshooting, problem solving and communication skills.


What you’ll do


  • Install, commission, test, repair and maintain compressor station, meter station, regulating equipment, communication systems and other facilities appurtenant to the pipeline system
  • Perform routine and major maintenance on gas reciprocating engines, gas turbine packages, gas compressor units and associated auxiliary equipment
  • Troubleshoot, operate, maintain, calibrate and repair various types of electronic, electric, pneumatic and hydraulic equipment
  • Maintain power, process controls, programmable logic controllers (PLC), electric generation equipment, microwave multiplex equipment, turbine and orifice meters
  • Assemble, install, test and maintain instrumentation, electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, apparatuses and fixtures, using hand and power tools
  • Diagnose malfunctioning systems, equipment and components using test equipment and hand tools to locate the cause of the breakdown and correct the problem
  • Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers, or other components
  • Inspect electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustments or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes
  • Test electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures using testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, frequency generators and oscilloscopes
  • Receive and maintain equipment documentation (blue prints, schematics, line diagrams, technical manuals, operation manuals) and serve as the facility technical resource in their review and use
  • Other tasks as required


Minimum Qualifications


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Previous experience in a related industry


Preferred Qualifications


  • Associates degree to include courses in electronics/controls
  • Experience in gas measurement processes and related equipment
  • Electrical Journeyman license
  • Industrial PLC experience
  • Operational experience related to high-pressure gas transmission


This position requires candidates to


  • Have and maintain a valid driver’s license and safe driving record
  • Successfully complete a pre-employment medical screening, to include drug and alcohol testing
  • Be part of an on-call rotation
  • Travel to other company locations for temporary assignments, meetings or training which would involve some overnight stays away from home


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. To learn more about our natural gas business, please visit


Apply now!

Apply to this posting by 01/26/2020 using reference code 61332. You must apply through our jobs system at Only applications submitted through our system will be acknowledged. Use a desktop or laptop computer to avoid system errors.

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

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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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