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    • December-06-13
    • Full Time
    • Experienced
    • Energy , Oil and Utilities

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Operations Technician


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About Us

Plains Midstream Canada is a leader in providing solutions to logistical and marketing needs in the crude oil, natural gas, and liquefied petroleum gas industries.

Our crude oil assets are located in the key producing regions of Canada. With over 5,000 kilometers of gathering and mainline pipeline systems, "approximately 4.6" million barrels of storage capacity and over twenty crude oil truck and rail terminals, our existing infrastructure affords us flexibility and allows us to meet the needs of our customers. The operations of our crude oil business are conducted throughout the provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba as well as in North Dakota and Montana of the United States.

Located throughout the West Coast, Midwest, and Northeastern United States as well as in the province of Alberta, our LPG facilities include approximately 22 million barrels of useable storage capacity. Our strategically located assets combined with our strong marketing presence in the major LPG storage and trading centers, allow us the flexibility to provide the energy product solutions that our customers require.


At Plains, our company is made up of a diverse and dedicated group of individuals who are passionate about our business.

We have an ongoing commitment to achieve the very best results for our stakeholders. To support this commitment, you will find that our corporate culture is one that encourages learning, adaptability, teamwork, leadership and fresh thinking.

As our business continues to expand, so do the employment opportunities at Plains. We provide challenging employment positions and competitive financial rewards in a dynamic work environment. If you are interested in becoming a part of our team, please submit your resume electronically to

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Our top-tier benefits program is designed to improve the quality of life for our employees and their families.

Plains' benefit program includes the following:

  • Immediate Benefit Enrollment
  • 100% Employer Paid Group Benefit Package
  • Extended Health Care
  • Dental & Vision Care Coverage
  • Health Spending Account
  • Flex Days
  • Company/Personal Performance Quarterly Bonus Program
  • Group RRSP/ESP Employer Matching Program
  • Educational Awards and Reimbursement Programs
  • Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Coverage
  • Long-Term Disability Coverage

The Opportunity

Plains is looking for an experienced Operations Technician to work on our pipeline system in the Olds area.   This position will provide support to operations and maintenance as well as ensuring compliance with all regulatory requirements and company policies/procedures.

Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Flexible and willing to work as both an operator and a maintenance person;
  • Strong mechanical aptitude to perform minor maintenance duties;
  • Ability to work efficiently independently or as a team member with minimal supervision;
  • Understanding of ground disturbance protocol, first calls, crossings and proximities;
  • Line locating experience would be a definite asset;  
  • Possess excellent communicational skills;
  • General computer knowledge with experience;
  • Minimum Grade XII education with 3 - 5 years oilfield / pipeline experience preferred;
  • Compliance with the company's pre-employment Drug & Alcohol Policy is mandatory;
  • Permanent residency with 100 KM of Olds is a condition of employment; and
  • A valid Driver's License is a required. 





We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their resume prior to October 31, 2014, to: 

Plains Midstream Canada

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