Maintenance Technician, Instrumentation/ Electrical

Company Name: AltaGas Ltd.
Location: Gordondale, AB
Job Code: 287
# of openings: 1


MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN - Instrumentation/Electrical, Gordondale/Pouce Coupe

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 between Dawson Creek, BC and Spirit River, AB, 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 Team Lead Maintenance, this position is responsible for Instrumentation & Electrical maintenance activities in the field.  The position will support the Gordondale and Pouce Coupe facilities. 

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

  • Utilizing the Maximo system to the full capabilities.

  • Performing preventive maintenance and corrective maintenance at all West Gas Division facilities.

  • Assisting with managing a critical parts inventory to minimize downtime of facility equipment.

  • Assisting with managing third party maintenance service providers to ensure costs are tracked and controlled.

  • Provide support to procurement group regarding purchasing of maintenance parts and equipment.

  • Coordinates and plans turnaround activities for maintenance at the facilities.

  • Completes E & I maintenance on a daily basis and troubleshoots plant upset issues.

  • Has a strong focus on safety and increasing safety culture.

  • Maintains and repairs the plant power distribution systems; this includes working on transformers, rectifiers, switch gear, motor control centers, protection devices.

  • Maintains compliance with applicable regulatory requirements, Company policies, safety and environmental standards.

  • Maintains and troubleshoots process control problems.

  • Installs instrument tubing and small diameter pressure piping.

  • Maintains and configures distributed control systems and PLC’s

  • Identify, install, develop and implement upgrades on existing electrical and instrument equipment.

  • Assists other trades as required.

  • Tests, troubleshoots, repairs and replaces electrical systems, discrete devices, motors, frequency drives, SCR’s, lighting and logic control components/ devices.

  • Maintains Instrument systems including primary field devices, valves, actuators, meters and analyzers.

  • Meter Calibration/Proving and maintain audit trail.

  • Work with automation specialists to troubleshoot and repair control systems.

  • Communicates and work with Operations on any Technical training requirements.

  • Ensures MOC process is followed when making any changes to Plant Control System or Shutdown Devices within the plants.


  •  Grade 12 education or equivalent

  • Minimum Journeymen Instrumentation or Electrical certification.

  • Preference will be giving to a dual ticketed EI certification applicants.

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

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

  • PLC and/or DCS Training would also be considered an asset.

  • Basic Safety Tickets H2S/First Aid.

  • Arc Flash PPE/Safety Training would be an asset.

  • CSA Z462 Electrical Safety Training would be 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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