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Tradesman, Instrumentation


Hythe, AB, CA, T0H 2C0

Requisition ID:  25914

Work Arrangement: At Office / Facility 

Department: E&I Function 



Pembina’s Gas Services Business Unit is currently seeking an Instrumentation Tradesman with instrumentation experience. This position is geared towards those who are hardworking, self-motivated, and eager to be part of a growing maintenance team. The position will involve maintaining equipment at the Steeprock and Hythe facilities. 

The GBU provides gas gathering, compression, shallow cut processing and both sweet and sour deep cut processing services for its customers, primarily on a fee-for-service basis under long-term contracts.


  • Demonstrate a personal commitment to safety and are recognized as a safety leader;
  • Review, understand and utilize Pembina’s safety and operational procedures/standards in performing all facets of work within the team’s duties;
  • Perform troubleshooting, preventative maintenance, routine maintenance and installation of facility instrumentation, pneumatic / electronic flow/pressure /temperature transmitters, analyzers, custody transfer equipment and safety equipment;
  • Utilize the Computerized Maintenance Management System (SAP) to guide the work schedule and provide detailed information on repairs;
  • Maintaining equipment in accordance with our preventable maintenance program;
  • Enter notifications, create and complete work orders, enter material requests and attach required maintenance documentation;
  • Assisting operations in plant optimization and troubleshooting;
  • Providing technical support on new projects and design changes; 
  • Assist with installation, commissioning, start up, and maintenance of new equipment;
  • Provide leadership in the safe execution of work as per the schedule;
  • Complete periodic review of existing tasks and ensure procedures are up to date;
  • Identify opportunities for Operational efficiencies, potential process and/or facility improvements;
  • Ensure availability during assigned On-Call periods, and respond to trouble calls in a timely manner; and 
  • Participate and support a diverse and inclusive work environment.

Job Qualifications

  • Provincial Instrumentation Journeyman Certificate with 5 to 8 years of related industry experience;
  • Solid understanding of both gas and liquid measurement;
  • Strong understanding of facility and pipeline operations and ability to guide maintenance activities within the scope of Pembina’s specific operating practices and applicable industry standards and regulations;
  • Ability to troubleshoot instrumentation related problems effectively;
  • Thorough understanding and ability to read and interpret electrical, instrumentation, drawings;
  • Working knowledge of valves, transmitters, controllers and analyzers;
  • A strong understanding of facility PLC, DCS or SCADA systems hardware and software and integration of these systems to allow for effective troubleshooting and repair;
  • Knowledge of Delta V, Control Logix, Cygnet control systems is considered an asset;
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications;
  • Previous experience with SAP and Maintenance Module is highly desirable;
  • Effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication;
  • Positive mindset and demeanor with a team collaboration focus;
  • Demonstrated organizational, time-management, and leadership skills;
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License; and
  • Safety Courses: TDG, H2S Alive, First Aid.

This position is considered “Safety Sensitive” so will require Pre-Employment Drug & Alcohol Testing. You may also be required to provide a Driver’s Abstract.

Successful Candidate must reside within 100 km of Hythe Alberta.

We offer competitive compensation; including base plus incentive bonus, pension & savings plans, health benefits, employee development programs to support personal development and career progression and, a hybrid work arrangement, in an environment that is equitable, diverse, and inclusive. 


Final candidate will be required to undergo Pre-Employment Background Checks including a Criminal Record Check. 

No agency calls please.

Pembina Pipeline Corporation is committed to diversity, equal opportunity and ensuring that our employees have the ability to thrive in an inclusive environment. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family status, veteran status, Indigenous status, national origin, age, disability or any other legally-protected factors. Accommodation for applicants with disabilities is available upon request during the recruitment process.

For more than 65 years, Pembina has safely and reliably served North America’s energy industry, delivering oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids production to North American markets. 
Powering Pembina's growth are our smart, creative and energetic people who allow us to remain a disciplined and responsible energy transportation and service provider and a trusted member in our communities.
Our expectations are high and our rewards reflect this: We treat our people well – whether it’s through our compensation package, community engagement or volunteer opportunities.

Pembina provides everything you could want in an employer. We are a proud recipient of Canada’s Top 100 Employers (2018-2022), Alberta's Top Employers (2014-2022) and an Employer Partner of the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion. We are also a strong supporter of Skills Canada.