Operator, Gordondale

Company Name: AltaGas Ltd.
Location: Dawson Creek, BC
Job Code: 286
# of openings: 1



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.

Located near Spirit River, Alberta, the Gordondale Gas Plant is the only facility in the area to offer high efficiency recovery of natural gas liquids (NGLs), also known as deep cut capability. The Plant also has peaking power plant generators which serve as emergency back-up generation for the plant as well as generate electricity and supply power to the grid when demand is high or supply is low.

Reporting to the Superintendent, this position will have a full working knowledge of equipment, gas operations, maintenance and monitoring facilities under their control. The incumbent is fully familiar with all aspects of gas plant operations, procedures for safety, troubleshooting, production logging, start-up, shut-down and equipment maintenance.

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

  • Fully competent in operating and / or repairing of equipment and systems.

  • Participates and / or occasionally leads in construction projects, turnaround planning, commissioning and start-ups. Demonstrates enhanced communication, business (economics) skills and teamwork qualities.

  • Demonstrates leadership and troubleshooting qualities. Provides coaching and training to junior employees.

  • Recognizes and avoids inappropriate risk – considers the consequences and impact before taking action.

  • Supports, practices and assists in the development of AltaGas operational policies, standards, procedures, and practices.

  • Provides back up and/or relief for more senior positions when personnel are on vacation, special projects etc. May coordinate Emergency Response Plan (ERP) situations.

  • Leads in coaching, mentoring and training of junior employees. Maintains an open attitude toward change and participates when change is appropriate.

  • Works well with a wide variety of people – works toward a win/win outcome in relationships with others.


  •  Grade 12 education or equivalent

  • Minimum 4th Class Power Engineering certificate.Preference will be given to a person that holds a 3rd Class Power Engineering certificate.

  • Minimum 2-5 years of experience working in facility/pipeline operations.

  • Gas plant and power generation experience would be considered an asset.


Qualified applicants are invited to submit their resumes in confidence to the Human Resources Department by visiting the link below.

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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