Mechanical Technician, Operations

Date: Mar 25, 2024

Location: Bonnyville, AB, CA

Company: Inter Pipeline Ltd.


At Inter Pipeline, we are building a team of innovators and problem solvers with diverse backgrounds and skill sets. We cultivate opportunities to get to know each other better and collaborate more effectively. In every part of our organization, you will find people with a sense of purpose and a shared ethos - motivated, engaged, exploring new ideas and pushing for continuous improvements in everything we do. We believe teamwork is core to our success, and in that spirit you will work closely with leaders and team members. This is a great opportunity to amplify your purpose and contribute to meaningful, challenging work at the forefront of the energy sector.

Bring your passion, your ideas, and let's do this.


Based out of the La Corey office in the Bonnyville area, the Operations Technician, Mechanical will report to the Senior Operations Mechanical Technician.  This diverse position conducts pipeline maintenance activities and operates assets to minimize asset downtime throughout the district. 


Key Activities and Responsibilities
•    Regular site inspections at various Stations and Pipeline Terminals including all MLV’s on the CLX, CLPL, and Polaris pipeline systems to ensure EH&S, asset reliability and general housekeeping is maintained to the highest standard.
•    Conduct preventative and corrective maintenance daily as required.
•    Troubleshoot and repair equipment.
•    Conduct monthly meter proving activities on CLX/CLPL/Polaris sites.
•    Respond to PLM and emergency conditions within the district as required.
•    Provide support to operations engineering and Project Development on assigned projects within the district.
•    Routine operation and maintenance pigging support for CLX/CLPL/Polaris Pipelines.
•    Troubleshooting support to Leak Detection and Measurement Groups   
•    Participate in the district on-call rotation as assigned.
•    Product quality testing to ensure product meets pipeline specs including vapour pressure testing on all lines.
•    Complete and file documents for assigned tasks within the MAXIMO system.
•    Maintain a good working relationship with Customers, Contractors and producers.

Education, Skills & Experience

•    5+ years' experience related to Operations or a related trade 
•    Certified Journeyman Millwright/Industrial Mechanic or Heavy Duty Mechanic 
•    Strong troubleshooting capabilities with a broad knowledge of operations
•    Excellent teamwork with strong communication skills
•    Computer competency with knowledge in MS Office products


Full time, 40 hours per week, 4 x 10-hour shifts, Monday-Thursday 


As this position is identified as safety and security sensitive, employment of a final candidate will be conditional upon completion of pre-employment medical, drug/alcohol, drivers abstract and criminal background check assessments with satisfactory results.


While diversity is a fact, inclusion is the act of recognizing the value of our differences and leveraging them for the betterment of our organization. At Inter Pipeline, we are dedicated to building an inclusive and equitable workplace that values, represents, and supports the communities in which we work. We are committed to maintaining a respectful workplace and we are building a culture that supports the diverse needs of our employees. We welcome applications from all individuals including those who are Indigenous, racialized, of varied abilities and ethnicities, members of gender and sexually diverse communities, as well as with any other dimension of diversity.