Electrical & Instrumentation Technician
Inter Pipeline
Cochrane, AB
Inter Pipeline is a major petroleum transportation, storage and natural gas liquids processing business that ranks among the largest energy infrastructure companies in Canada. We are proud to be named one of Alberta’s Top 70 Employers, which recognizes Alberta businesses that lead their industries by being exceptional places to work.

The Instrumentation & Electrical (E&I) Technician position is a key front-line role at the Cochrane Extraction Plant responsible for the day to day E&I support for all plant equipment and assets. This technical support will align with the company’s strategic plan and any additional activities associated with the plan. More specifically the E&I Technician is accountable for the safe, reliable, compliant and cost effective maintenance of the plant equipment and assets related to his/her trade. This role reports to the Electrical and Instrumentation Senior.

Key Activities and Responsibilities:
Conduct predictive, preventative and corrective regular maintenance on all electrical, instrumentation and controls equipment
Provide troubleshooting and problem solving with specific attention to risk awareness in terms of safety, quality and plant production
Perform compliance verifications on plant instrumentation equipment to support the safe and efficient operation of the plant as well as custody transfer of feedstock and utilities
Maintain accurate work history for equipment
Order parts and open/close work orders in CMMS
Supervise on site contractors as necessary utilizing the work initiation process and contractor management process
Maintain high voltage plant electrical infrastructure
Provide instrumentation and controls troubleshooting
Maintain all discipline related records and documentation
Provide technical leadership in design of new proposed I&C systems and assist with commissioning, training and spare parts strategies.
Provide technical leadership and project management for smaller projects as required
Ensure engineered changes are effectively integrated into existing systems per Management of Change guidelines
Ensure all tools and testing equipment are maintained and calibrated
Develop and implement maintenance plans & procedures where required.
Ensure all work procedures and equipment settings adhere to manufacturer and engineering design specifications.
The role is responsible for creating and sustaining safe work practices, improving reliability and reducing costs.

Education, Skills and Experience:
Instrumentation Journeyman and Electrical Journeyman with provincial or interprovincial certification
7+ years of post-certification experience in Oil/Gas/Petrochemical
Valid Class 5 driver’s license with satisfactory drivers abstract
Well-developed computer skills.
Strong team player with an unwavering commitment to safety, health, environment, financial accountability, technical excellence, asset health and equipment performance

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 and criminal background check assessments with satisfactory results.

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