Summer Student - Gordondale

Company Name: AltaGas Ltd.
Location: Gordondale, AB
Job Code: 498
# of openings: 2




Why work at AltaGas?

We’re a leading energy infrastructure company with a footprint in some of North America’s most strategic energy markets. Our strategy is simple: to leverage the strength of our assets and expertise along the energy value chain to connect customers with premier energy solutions – from the well sites of upstream producers to the doorsteps of homes and businesses, and to new markets around the world.

To make this happen, we have a talented team of people who are safely and reliably operating our assets in every corner of North America. We’re incredibly proud of our team and their commitment to act with integrity, strive for operational excellence, and go the extra mile for our customers and the communities we serve. Learn more about our team, vision and strategy.


How do you fit in?

We are currently seeking a Summer Student for a four month term to work at our Gordondale Facility located near Dawson Creek, BC.  AltaGas offers unique career development opportunities for professionals who possess ambitious goals to progress their career and enthusiasm to learn about our business. 


Term: May 4th to August 31, 2020


What you’ll be doing: 

  • Assist in the daily Operation of the Gordondale Facility
  • Assist in the safe and efficient operation of all schedules and unscheduled work including: operations, maintenance, and repairs
  • Take plant readings and perform equipment checks
  • Complete safety equipment checks
  • Assist Plant Operators in daily tasks such as locking out and purging equipment for maintenance, changing filters and pigging pipelines
  • Complete parts runs
  • Painting – buildings, process piping
  • Reclamation of contaminated soil
  • Some office work – updating MSDS binders
  • Organizing warehouse, stocking shelving
  • General site cleanup and disposal


What you must have:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Enrolled in a Power Engineering Program working towards a 4th Class Power Engineering Certificate
  • A positive attitude and desire to learn
  • Self starter, with a proactive approach
  • Familiarity with oil and gas terminology is considered an asset


Where you’ll be working:

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. It is located in the Gordondale area of the Montney reserve area approximately 100 kilometers northwest of Grande Prairie, Alberta. To learn more visit the Gordondale Gas Plant.


Ready to join our team?

If you’d like to be part of a company that invests in its people, always creates opportunities to help them grow and fosters an environment where everyone feels welcome, AltaGas is the place for you!


To apply, submit your resume in confidence to our Human Resources team by clicking on the button below or visiting .

We appreciate your interest in working with us, but only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. At this time, we are not accepting agency referrals or telephone inquiries.

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