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EIC Controls Technician (Coastal Gas Link)

Reference Code: 97066



Location: Canada (CA) - Dawson Creek, BC 
Job Category: Trades/Technical
Employment Type: Employee Full-time
Relocation Eligibility: This position is eligible for our domestic relocation program
Application Deadline: 01/23/2022



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
We are building the team that will ensure the Coastal GasLink system can deliver natural gas to our customers that need it worldwide, every day, both safely and reliably, by maintaining and operating our facilities with unmatched skill, attention and dedication.  Are you ready to go to work?


Reporting to the Costal GasLink Operations Manager, the EIC Controls Technician will operate and maintain natural gas compression, auxiliary equipment and facility (including but not limited to gas turbines driving centrifugal gas compressors, reciprocating generator packages, boilers, air compressors, PLC & DCS, valves) in a manner which meets operational needs in compliance with company and regulatory requirements. In this role, you will also be required to perform tasks from other disciplines.


The schedule for this position will initially require a modified work schedule and is subject to change according to business needs with little notice.


What you’ll do

  • Independently perform installation, testing, repair, operation and maintenance on compressor station equipment, and pipeline building assemblies located on this pipeline system as required
  • Perform routine and major maintenance on gas turbine packages, gas compressor units, meter station assets equipment and associated auxiliary equipment assist with pipeline asset maintenance
  • Troubleshoot, test, & maintain shutdown devices, fire & gas systems, auxiliary systems, HVAC systems, relief and Over Pressure Protection devices, control valves, PLC’s & control systems
  • Install & configure software in control systems
  • Perform emergency repairs to meet customer and client needs
  • Lead/manage the safe and efficient completion of low/medium complexity projects including the coordination and monitoring of contractor work activities or third-party active control
  • Ensure facilities, personnel and contractors comply with TC Energy's safety, health, environment, and risk standards
  • Provide coaching, mentoring and training to other personnel


Minimum Qualifications

  • Journeyman Instrumentation or Electrician certification
  • 5 years of Electrical Instrumentation and Control experience hands on with Natural Gas Compressors
  • Experienced with the interpretation of technical reference documents, drawings, vendor manuals
  • Proven mechanical aptitude, as well as planning and organization skills
  • Competent using equipment applicable to the maintenance of control systems
  • Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • A proven history of mentorship, engagement and leadership


Preferred Qualifications

  • Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) and/or SAP experience
  • Previous experience with high pressure natural gas
  • 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 01/23/2022 using reference code 97066. 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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