Duties & Responsibilities:
Work as a crew member engaged in construction, operations and maintenance of natural gas transmission and distribution systems
Maintain a good working knowledge of the maintenance and operation of all PE fusion equipment.
Assist in the response to emergencies on the natural gas transmission and distribution systems and follow direction to carry out appropriate actions involving damage to the system and the escape of gas.
Carry out heat fusion and electrofusion operations on the plastic pipe systems.
Assist with the blowdown of scrubbers at valve sites, stations and other facilities.
Assist in the maintenance of valves, valve sites, stations and other facilities.
Mark, stake and otherwise identify the location of gas lines and foreign utilities.
Operate Ditchwitch trenching machines.
Continue learning and training in the skills of a Construction Crew Member.
Train in the operation and maintenance of “Hiab” cranes and 5 ton flat deck trucks, pipe trailers, and other transportation equipment, machines and tapping and stop off equipment.
Perform work required to reinstate work locations to their original condition, such as restoration of lawns and gardens, replacement of concrete walks, temporary repairs of paved areas, reconstruction of fences, walks, brush and weed abatement, etc.
Deliver or pick up selected materials and spoil at work sites.
Operate jack hammers, rock drills, water pumps, tampers, vibrating compactors, chain saws and other similar types of equipment as directed by others and assist in maintenance of same.
Assist others in the operations and maintenance of equipment (hydraulically operated backhoes, trenching machines, trucks, Hiabs and a variety of trailers and related equipment.)
Paint buildings, piping and related appurtenances.
Repair or replace R/W markers, line markers and other signs.
Work as welder helper and assist in the assembly of pipe and fittings under the direction of others.
Uncrate, package and prepare materials for transportation as required.
Grade 12 or equivalent education
Valid BC Driver’s License for vehicles operated
Demonstrate safe work habits and adherence to safety regulations.
Basic small equipment operations and maintenance skills.
Basic pipefitter’s skills.
Must have the ability to work under emergency and stressful circumstances.
Must have a minimum of twelve (12) months utility construction/distribution experience.
Must have a minimum of 3 years of Pipeline/Facility/Plant Maintenance and/or Construction experience, and/or Utility distribution experience, and successfully complete a work related examination as developed by the Company.
Demonstrate a good mechanical aptitude for operations and construction work.
Shall be physically fit and shall have good eyesight.
Must be able to perform hard physical work.
Ability to work long hours in adverse weather conditions and irregular hours.
Ability to effectively communicate both orally and written.
Preferred Additional Assets:
Post-secondary education and/or Mechanical trade (Welder, Pipefitter, Millwright, etc.), preferred
Relevant industrial safety tickets (confined space, working from heights, ground disturbance)
Ability to assist with resource planning for planned outages, as well as emergency work (manpower, equipment, materials etc.)
Ability to work remotely, sometimes for extended periods
Experience using CMMS programs to manage work (Maximo etc.)
Strong Leadership and Interpersonal skills
Willingness to work on a composite crew and assist with all maintenance work