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Pipeline Technician (Bridgman, MI) 

Reference Code: 92111 


Location: United States (US) - Bridgman, 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: 09/29/2021 

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 USGO Heartland – Michigan Area team is evolving to meet the needs of our growing business and we are expanding our presence in Michigan to support the operation, maintenance, testing, and inspection of our natural gas pipelines and associated facilities throughout Bridgman and the surrounding area.

We are seeking a skilled Pipeline Technician who possesses knowledge and experience of high-pressure natural gas pipeline systems, gas measurement facilities, and other related equipment. 


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


  • Plan and lead pipeline isolation and gas handling activities including blowing down, purging, and pressuring pipelines and the installation and operation of air movers/expellers
  • Perform inspections, troubleshooting, and repair on equipment such as actuators, valves, stem seals, and other related components
  • Assist with various tasks associated with in-line inspection programs
  • Perform One Call line locates
  • Assist with all types of line crossings (foreign or seismic) of TC Energy pipeline assets
  • Complete basic “as built” prints and update related documentation with respect to One Call and pipeline related schematics
  • Identify encroachment issues
  • Communicate with contractors, the general public, landowners, and government agencies relative to gas operations
  • Operate company truck, ATV, or side-by-side to perform operation and maintenance duties
  • Read and interpret alignment sheets
  • Lead/manage the safe and efficient completion of low complexity projects to include the coordination and monitoring of contractor work activities or third-party active control
  • Assist with general pipeline right-of-way (ROW) maintenance activities such as erosion or sink hole repairs, line patrols, and installation of identification signs and posts
  • Perform gas leak surveys
  • Perform general housekeeping duties for company facilities
  • Operate and maintain natural gas pipelines and associated equipment
  • Other tasks as required


Minimum Qualifications


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience in a related industry or discipline


Preferred Qualifications


  • Experience repairing pipeline leaks and locating and marking pipelines
  • Experience with valve operation, inspection, maintenance, and repair
  • Experience operating and maintaining high pressure natural gas pipelines and/or facilities
  • Valid Class A commercial driver’s license or the ability to obtain the license post hire
  • Mechanical knowledge, skills, and experience
  • SAP experience


This position requires candidates to


  • Have and maintain a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record
  • Successfully complete a pre-employment medical screening, to include drug and alcohol testing
  • Be subject to call out 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and work extended days and/or weeks 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


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 57,900-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, fueling industries, and generating power. To learn more about field operator and trades roles at TC Energy, please visit 


Apply now!


Apply to this posting by 09/29/2021 using reference code 92111. 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 and participates in the E-Verify program supervised by the U.S. government.

Thank you for choosing to grow your career with TC Energy.


* Depending on qualifications, the successful candidate may be offered a position at a more appropriate level and/or ladder.

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

* Consistent with our employment practices, we reserve the right to consider the cost of relocation when making internal hiring decisions.

Nearest Major Market: Niles
Nearest Secondary Market: South Bend

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