Operator - Townsend Facilities

Company Name: AltaGas Ltd.
Location: Fort St. John, BC
Job Code: 499
# of openings: 1

Description

OPERATOR, TOWNSEND

 

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?

The Townsend facilities are located approximately 125 km northwest of Fort St. John.  The Townsend facilities are shallow cut gas trains designed to process 297 mmscfd of raw sweet gas.

Construction & commissioning of a sweet gas deep cut train designed to process 198 mmscfd is also currently underway.  Taking day to day direction from the Townsend Lead Operator, this position is responsible for assisting in the daily operations of the Townsend facilities. The position will be a camp-based position.  Shift schedule is a week on week off working days & nights.  Preference will be given to candidates who currently live in the Fort St. John area or who are willing to relocate to the Fort St. John area for the position.  Transportation will be provided from Fort St. John to the facility.

 

What you’ll be doing: 

  • Assist in the daily operation of the Townsend facilities, working the 12-hour day/night shift schedule
  • Responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the facility
  • Assist in the safe and efficient operation of all scheduled and unscheduled work including: operations, repairs and maintenance
  • Assist in commissioning, turnaround planning, and start-ups
  • Adherence to all AltaGas Policies, Standards, Procedures and Practices
  • Optimize plant production and reliability
  • Recognize and avoid inappropriate risks, considers the consequences and impact and consults with senior personnel before initiating action
  • Report and investigate facilities’ safety incidents
  • Update and develop operating procedures
  • Participate in critical job check lists, job hazard assessments and safe work permitting
  • Assist and participate in EH&S meetings & inspections

 

What you must have:

  • 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

 

Where you’ll be working:

The Townsend facilities are located approximately 125 km northwest of Fort St. John.  This position will be a camp based position.  Shift schedule is a week on week off.  Preference will be given to candidates who currently live in the Fort St. John area or who are willing to relocate to the Fort St. John area.  Consideration will also be given to remotely located employees. To learn more about the operations where you’ll be working, visit our Townsend Facility

 

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 www.altagas.ca/careers .

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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