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Day Foreman, Operations

Medicine Hat, AB, CA

Sep 14, 2022

Requisition Id: 25172

Department: Operations Function 


Pembina’s Gas Services Business Unit is currently seeking a Day Foreman, Operations to join their team. This position reports to the District Manager, East Straddle within Pembina’s Facilities Division. The Gas Services Business Unit provides gas gathering, compression, sour treatment and recovery, deep cut processing, fractionation, and rail services for its customers.  The successful candidate will be responsible for managing operations and maintenance staff within a, equitable, diverse, and inclusive environment.


The Day Foreman, Operations is accountable for the development, implementation, and sustainability of operations workflow processes. They ensure that employees are adequately trained and adhere to all safety rules and regulations. The Day Foreman, Operations provides support and clear direction to their team to achieve targets and they manage the maintenance budget. They also maintain positive community and stakeholder relations.


Summary of Responsibilities
Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Ensure behaviors/requirements supporting Pembina’s safety culture of "Zero by Choice" and the “Life Saving Rules” are being adhered to, and organizational standards and regulatory requirements are being met;
  • Assess annual asset regulatory & corporate compliance requirements, and ensure annual plans are developed and adjusted accordingly; 
  • Ensure Operations staff, and all operations activities adhere to the safety procedures and workflow processes, as defined within policies; 
  • Ensure all changes are done through an MOC as required and complete MOC initiation and action Items are being completed by your work group;
  • Accountability and management of financial spending in your area of responsibility;
  • Contribute to the budget preparation and ensure budget requirements are met;
  • Complete and maintain documentation related to maintenance and safety;
  • Provide direction, measurement and performance feedback to staff in your area;
  • Provide appropriate training and leadership to develop and mentor staff, and support the succession planning initiatives of the business; 
  • Provide support to the Engineering Department for new construction and site upgrades ensuring all work is completed within Pembina Maintenance Management (PMM) guidelines; 
  • Provide leadership and assistance in emergency response; 
  • Provide emergency response to equipment and pipeline failures to ensure company emergency operating procedures are followed; and
  • Participate in a team environment that values inclusion and diversity.



  • 12+ years related industry experience with 3+ years in a operations leadership role;
  • Grade 12 High School Diploma is required; 
  • Post-Secondary Diploma or Degree in the oil & gas industry and/or trade certificate (Electrical/Instrumentation/Millwright) and/or 3rd Class (minimum) steam certificate is considered an asset;
  • Cryogenic process and fractionation experience is considered an asset;
  • Gas Turbine and Power Generating Experience would be considered an asset;
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Office and demonstrated aptitude working with other business-related computer programs and applications; 
  • Previous CMMS experience is considered an asset; 
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Office and demonstrated aptitude working with other business-related computer programs and applications; 
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License; and
  • Strong written and verbal interpersonal communication and organizational skills.


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. 


This position requires the successful candidate to live within 100 kilometers of Medicine Hat, Alberta. Relocation assistance may be provided as per Pembina’s North America Domestic Standard.


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 a background check; 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.