Website Trans Mountain

Pipeline Maintenance Technician Job Highlights

Title Pipeline Maintenance Technician
Type Full Time
Experience 1-2 Years
Function Other
Location Edson, AB, Canada
Company Trans Mountain

Company Profile

Trans Mountain operates Canada’s only pipeline system transporting crude oil and refined products to the West Coast. It delivers approximately 300,000 barrels of crude oil and refined products each day.

Job Profile

The company is recruiting a Pipeline Maintenance Technician who will be responsible for ensuring the effective functioning of the field operations of the pipeline integrity program for Trans Mountain Pipeline.

Perform both pipeline maintenance operational work as well as inspection duties.

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants should have completed a High School
  • AMPP basic coatings inspector or CWB welding inspector certification (preferred)
  • Operation of Heavy Equipment certification and Journeymen Crane Operation certification (an asset)
  • Class 1 Driver’s License (preferred)

Work Experience

  • Possess a minimum of 1 to 2 years of experience in a related field


  • Coordinates civil construction activities for Cathodic Protection asset installation.
  • Coordinates facility and ground maintenance activities including grounds maintenance and snow removal.
  • Operation of commercial vehicles over 11,000 kgs gross vehicle weight and heavy equipment (dozers, excavators, rubber tire backhoe). Ensures all equipment is in compliance with local laws and regulations.
  • Oversee hot work activities including pipe replacements, hot tapping, stoppling and in-line inspections.
  • Oversees civil construction activities (excavation, compaction, backfilling, water handling, and rip rap armor construction)
  • Provides emergency response capabilities to right-of-way locations.
  • Provides oversight of contractors performing anomaly digs and other ground disturbance activities on or near the right of way to ensure compliance with all applicable standards, procedures, and regulations.
  • Provides oversight of Trans Mountain’s right-of-way vegetation management program (RoW clearing and signage program).


  • Ability to work well under pressure and handle strict deadlines
  • Able to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Attention to detail is critical
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills
  • Maintain a high regard for personal safety, the safety of company assets and employees, and the general public
  • Must be a team player with a positive attitude
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Self-motivated, and capable of performing tasks with minimal supervision
  • Strong organizational skills


  • Competitive compensation
  • Comprehensive benefits programs including flexible benefits, pension, and savings plans
  • Focus on the health, safety, and mental well-being of our workforce

Employer’s Statement

Trans Mountain is committed to supporting diversity and individual differences. The company welcomes new team members from traditionally underrepresented groups, including women, Indigenous Peoples, members of visible minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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