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Gauger Technician

Reference Code: 80441



Location: Canada (CA) - Hardisty, AB 
Job Category: Operations
Employment Type: Employee Full-time
Relocation Eligibility: This position is eligible for our domestic relocation program
Application Deadline: 04/15/2021



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

Reporting to the Hardisty Area Operations Lead, as the Gauger Technician you will apply your skills and aptitude to work independently and under the direction of the Operations Lead or a senior team member. You will be responsible for completing a variety of operations and maintenance activities at tank terminal, pumping system, and oil measurement facilities.

 In this position you will operate and maintain oil pipelines facilities and auxiliary equipment in a manner to meet operational needs in compliance with company and regulatory requirements and may be required to perform tasks from other disciplines.

You will be required to travel to other TransCanada locations for temporary assignments, meetings or training.
The regular work schedule will be as follows:


  • Week 1 – three day shifts (12 hours/shift), one day off, three night shifts (12 hours/shift)
  • Week 2 – three days off, four day shifts (12 hours/shift)
  • Week 3 – one week off
  • Week 4 – four days of maintenance (8 hours/day), Monday to Thursday
  • Week 5 – four night shifts (12 hour/shift), three days off

 *This position is overtime eligible and may be requested to provide support during emergency response incidents or extended days due to operational needs, as required.


What you'll do


  • Ensure facilities and personnel comply with TransCanada's Community, Safety and Environmental policies and procedures as well as accepted risk standards
  • Perform preventive maintenance and inspections on site equipment
  • Operate and maintain automated sampling systems
  • Perform oil quality tests
  • Ensure accuracy of custody transfer ticketing
  • Operate and maintain tank gauging and dynamic measurement equipment
  • Assist other technicians as required
  • Respond to 24-hour callouts and emergency events
  • Independently enter and locate data on computerized systems such as GeoFind, Blueworx, SAP & EHSM
  • Utilize and maintain prints with minimal direction
  • Oversee project activities by providing Active Control duties
  • Understand emergency management, preparedness and response procedures
  • Organize work to meet deadlines and priorities
  • Expected to adhere to all of TransCanada Operating Procedures (TOPS)
  • Support site shipping and receiving requirements
  • Maintain access roads within the pipeline facilities
  • Other related duties, as assigned

Minimum Qualifications


  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalency is required
  • Relevant post-secondary education (i.e. oil measurement, chemistry, mechanics, electrical, etc.) is preferred
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of relevant experience is preferred
  • Other industry related certification and/or related trades experience is considered an asset
  • Computerized Maintenance Management System and SAP experience is considered an asset


Preferred Qualifications


  • Highly motivated and disciplined with strong interpersonal skills to effectively work in a team environment;
  • Ability to work independently in the execution of specific duties while sharing responsibilities in support of team and company objectives;
  • Completion of tasks and assignments in a safe and environmentally responsible manner, including ensuring proper handling and disposition of hazardous waste is required;
  • Demonstrated ability to competently and efficiently perform the duties assigned based on qualifications and experience;
  • Effective written & verbal communication skills;
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills;
  • Willingness to work in all areas required by the team;
  • Comfortable working in systems start-up environment;
  • Proven planning and organization skills;
  • Excellent communication, analytical and troubleshooting skills;
  • Competent using equipment applicable to the operation of pipeline systems;
  • Current with technological advances in the oil pipeline field;
  • Utilize computers and e-mail for internal and external communication, record keeping, maintenance management, on-line reporting, material and supply ordering and filing of various forms.


*This position requires candidates to:

  • Have and maintain a valid driver's license;
  • Provide a driver's abstract for review;
  • Successfully complete a pre-employment medical screening, including drug and alcohol testing.


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.
Located in Hardisty, Alta., the terminal will provide western Canadian producers with crude oil batch accumulation tankage and provides access to the Keystone Pipeline System. The facility will also provide 2.6 million barrels of storage.


Apply now!

Apply to this posting by 04/15/2021 using reference code 80441. 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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