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Operations Technician - Minot, North Dakota

Minot, ND, US

Jun 9, 2021

Requisition Id: 22726

Department: No Selection 


Pembina Prairie Pipeline Corporation’s is recruiting an Operations Technician to join the team working out of the Maxbass, North Dakota location. This position reports to the Operations Supervisor in the Transmission business unit (TBU), part of Pembina’s Pipelines division.  Pembina's transmission pipeline assets have developed through the strategic acquisition of key natural gas and specification ethane transportation infrastructure assets, positioned in some of the most prolific gas producing regions in western Canada and the United States. Pembina's primary long-haul transmission pipeline assets include the Vantage Pipeline, AEGS, Cochin, Alliance Pipeline and Ruby Pipeline.


Summary of Responsibilities 

  • Ensure all maintenance and operations duties are completed safely, in compliance with Pembina’s procedures, regulatory requirements, and industry best practices;
  • Routine pipeline operations and maintenance tasks, including troubleshooting, repair of pump station and tank farm electronics, electrical, and mechanical equipment;
  • Locate and mark Cochin facilities per Pembina’s Damage Prevention Program and One-Call procedures prior to and during excavation;
  • Provide oversight and inspection to ensure asset protection and compliance with company procedures of excavation activities near pipeline facilities;
  • Provide appropriate training and leadership to develop and mentor staff, and support the succession planning initiatives of the business;
  • Participate in an on-call rotation responding as required to equipment and/or operational problems;
  • Willing and able to work overtime on an as needed basis;
  • A willingness and desire to work outdoors; and
  • Contribute to an inclusive and diverse workforce.



  • 3+ years related work experience;
  • Journeyman Electrical / Instrumentation or certification equivalent preferred;
  • Familiarity in troubleshooting a variety of instrumentation equipment including PLC’s would be an asset, but not required;
  • Hands-on experience with various computer applications;
  • Strong organizational, written, and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to work well in a team coupled with a proven track record of success of positively interfacing with Field, Engineering, and Technical Support personnel;
  • Ability to perform and direct safe and efficient operations in a fast-paced environment;
  • Results oriented with a flexible & adaptable approach to change; and
  • Possess a valid driver’s license.


The position will require pre-employment screening including a background check, drug screen and fit for duty test.


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 and volunteer opportunities, or our numerous social activities. 
Pembina provides everything you could want in an employer. We are a proud recipient of Canada’s Top 100 Employers (2018-2021), Alberta's Top Employers (2014-2021), Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2019), and an Employer Partner of the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion. We are also a strong supporter of Skills Canada.                    


Nearest Major Market: North Dakota
Nearest Secondary Market: Minot