TransCanada PipeLines Limited
Electrical Instrumentation & Controls Technician
Reference Code: 46826
United States (US) - Weyauwega, WI Job Category:
Operations Employment Type:
Employee Full-time Relocation Eligibility:
This position is eligible for our domestic relocation program
Reporting to the Manager, USPO Heartland Badger West, TransCanadas ANR Pipeline Company is seeking an Instrument and Controls technician to work at the Weyauwega Compressor station and surrounding area. The successful candidate will work on a team that operates and maintains a high pressure natural gas pipeline system, turbine and reciprocating driven compressor station, gas measurement equipment and other related facilities and is subject to hazardous conditions including; escaping high pressure gas, adverse weather conditions, heights, heavy lifting and cramped conditions. This position is overtime eligible and extended work hours may be required on occasion without advance notice including nights, weekends and holidays.
Activities may include but are not limited to: Operation, maintenance and repair of pipeline, gas and air compression, process measurement equipment, control systems, end devices (pressure, temperature, vibration, gas and fire detection) valves and operators, regulators, relief valves. Also will include, blow down purging and pressurization of pipelines and stations, as well as performing line locates on company pipelines; all within company operating procedures;
Must actively participate in a team environment by acquiring and applying required qualifications, supporting the development of team members, performing administrative duties and assisting with budgeting, planning, problem solving, prioritization and decision making processes;
Will need to safely perform all work activities including operate company vehicle;
Analyze engine performance reports, initiate corrective action to review and improve maintenance procedures;
Read, interpret and update drawings and schematics (P&ID and electrical);
Properly use a variety of hand and power tools;
Utilize computers and e-mail for internal and external communication, record keeping, on-line reporting, material and supply ordering and filing of various forms;
Performs other tasks as defined by the team, and maintains general housekeeping and appearance of assigned team facilities.
Qualifications and Education
Ability to troubleshoot, operate and maintain gas-fired reciprocating and turbine driven gas compressors, standby generators, low pressure boilers, oil coolers, air compressors, cooler fans and gear boxes, valves and operators and other auxiliary equipment;
Candidate must exhibit a sense of urgency, individual responsibility and a willingness to accept constantly changing priorities;
Effective written and verbal communication as well as interpersonal skills to work in a collaborative team environment that includes; shared responsibilities, establishing and maintaining good working relationships with others to support team and company objectives and a willingness to work in all areas ie. Controls, mechanical, pipeline, or measurement as required by team;
Ability to work self-guided with minimal supervision;
May be required to travel to other company locations for temporary assignments, meetings and training involving some overnight stays away from home;
Subject to call out 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and extended workdays and/or workweeks for emergency response purposes;
Will be required to carry a cell phone and to work a rotating on-call schedule;
Must have a strong safety attitude and be environmentally responsible.
Education and Experience
Experience with controls and measurement systems and instrumentation including but not limited to: pressure, temperature, flow, and vibration transmitters, gas and fire detection, pressure regulating equipment and valve operators;
Must be qualified or able to qualify in DOT Operator Qualifications, and to advance individual skills as assigned/required by team within defined deadlines;
Must have a safe driving record and maintain a valid drivers license;
Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test and fitness for duty medical examination required;
Associates degree including courses in electrical and pneumatic troubleshooting (Equivalent work experience may be considered in lieu of education);
Knowledge of electronic an electrical test equipment use for troubleshooting associated equipment such as transmitters, switches, pressure and temperature end devices;
Relevant oil and gas industry experience would be desired;
Industrial experience in a plant environment would be an asset;
Knowledge of Arc Flash requirements also beneficial.
*Depending on the qualifications of the applicants, 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.
All positions require background screening. Some include criminal and/or credit checks in order to comply with regulations.
Please apply to this posting by 01/15/2018.
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