Senior Operator - Harmattan

Company Name: AltaGas Ltd.
Location: Didsbury, AB
Job Code: 326
# of openings: 1


Senior Operator - Harmattan


AltaGas is an energy infrastructure business with a focus on natural gas, power, and regulated utilities. We have, and continue to build, a solid portfolio of assets to serve producers and to provide clean and affordable energy to our customers. We continuously strive to build dynamic teams to support our future growth. We provide opportunity, challenge and competitive compensation within a positive work environment that motivates people to build careers within our company. AltaGas’ success is driven by a skilled team of more than 1700 employees.


Rapid expansion of our business has created a wide range of career opportunities for qualified individuals. If you want to work for a company that offers work/life balance, financial assistance to support continuous learning and growth, and that has a solid track record of success with an achievement-oriented organizational culture, AltaGas may be the right company for you.

AltaGas is an energy infrastructure business with a focus on natural gas, power and regulated utilities. We create value by acquiring, growing and optimizing energy infrastructure, which includes renewable energy sources. Over the past 18 years we have built a portfolio of assets and created dynamic teams to support our future growth.

Reporting to the Superintendent, Operations, Harmattan, the Senior Operator is responsible for supporting daily operations and troubleshooting, coordination of other workers on site and, effective communication of operational activities. The Senior Operator is a critical role in ensuring that activities conducted on worksitres are completed in compliance with all AltaGas and eternal 3rd party policies/procedures.

Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • The successful candidate will fulfill the ABSA requirement for second class Shift Engineer once fully trained.

  • Providing leadership, direction and supervision

  • Utilize the Plant distributed control systems to safely operate and control the Harmattan Facility to meet production targets.

  • Mentor junior staff members in every area of the facility

  • Maintain and troubleshoot all area-specific equipment to optimize performance to meet production targets.

  • Prepare daily operations logs and records.

  • Oversee all on-shift regulatory reporting when required for the Harmattan facilities

  • Support all maintenance activities.

  • Provide assistance, coaching, on-the-job training and assessments as required.

  • Participate in the development and review of Safe Operating Procedures.

  • Participate in the site Health and Safety Program and take an active role in the Harmattan Emergency Response Team

  • Maintain plant housekeeping standards



  • Minimum 2nd Class Power Engineering certificate

  • Minimum 10 years of plant operating experience

  • Experience with distributed control systems is an asset( DCS)

  • Experience in the operation of steam generating equipment and all associated processes and systems

  • Experience in equipment isolation in preparation for maintenance

  • Experience in safe work permitting

  • Proficiency with computers

  • Strong mechanical aptitude

  • The ability to work in a team environment

  • A willingness to accept increased operations responsibility

  • Self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision

  • Strong troubleshooting skills

  • Strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills


We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization, but only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.  No agency referrals or telephone inquiries at this time, please.



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