Electrical Tradesperson


Swan Hills, AB, CA, TOG 2C0

Requisition ID:  26952

Work Arrangement: At Office / Facility 

Department: Whitecourt North Function 


Pembina Pipeline Corporation is a dynamic energy transportation and midstream provider, serving customers for more than 65 years. Chances are, we do more than you think. We own pipelines that transport hydrocarbon liquids and natural gas products produced primarily in Western Canada. We also own gathering and processing facilities and an oil and natural gas liquids infrastructure and logistics business. Our operations along the hydrocarbon value chain allow us to offer a full state of midstream and marketing services to our customers in the energy industry. 


We are an organization that cares not only about results, but how those results are achieved. Our organization is grounded in the values of Safe, Trustworthy, Respectful, Collaborative and Entrepreneurial. Cultivating a positive employee experience and promoting a diverse and inclusive environment where our employees feel engaged, recognized and empowered is foundational to our ambition of being an employer of choice. Learn more about our values and strategy


We value the safety of our communities, customers, contractors and employees, and believe that all incidents are preventable. Compliance with all policies, procedures and regulations is a requirement, and our Life Saving Rules are basic rules that everyone should know and live by. Working for Pembina means working safely. 




Pembina Pipeline Corporation’s Whitecourt office is recruiting for a Journeyperson Electrical Tradesperson to join the team.


Reporting to the Area Foreman, the successful candidate will be responsible for E&I Maintenance and Operational duties for liquid pipeline operations in the Northern Lights District.


Pembina's Conventional Pipeline assets comprise a strategically located network of pipelines and related infrastructure including various hubs and terminals. This network transports Crude Oil, Condensate, NGL and Ethane across much of Alberta, parts of British Columbia, Saskatchewan, and North Dakota.


This position can be located near Swan Hills or Slave Lake AB.


Responsibilities may include but not limited to:

  • Support Pembina’s safety culture of "Zero by Choice" and the “Life Saving Rules”. To read more about our Life Saving Rules, visit pembina.com/safety;
  • Complete assignments safely, efficiently and in an environmentally conscious manner; in compliance with Pembina’s procedures, regulatory requirements and industry best practices;
  • On-going preventative maintenance and repair of all electrical and instrumentation equipment such as MCC switch gear (low and medium voltage up to 4160 VAC), VFDs, Motors, Valve operators, UPS Systems, field indicating transmitters, Liquid Meters, Flow computers, Sulphur Analyzers, and Gas Chromatographs;
  • Complete preventative maintenance for Pump Stations, LACT sites and Block Valves to ensure all equipment maintenance is completed to predetermined schedules;
  • Install new instrumentation and electrical equipment;
  • Calibrate of Meters and Analog devices and also responsible for lock out tag out of equipment and devices;
  • Work in collaboration with Mechanical and Operations groups;
  • Work with Planners and Schedulers to ensure work orders are completed effectively and efficiently within SAP;
  • Liquid Sampler & HVAC maintenance and troubleshooting;
  • Programming and troubleshooting using Modicon, Telepace, Unity/Control Expert, Vijeo Design and Vijeo Citec;
  • Supervision of construction contractors as required;
  • Recommend improvements to Facility efficiency and optimization and follow through to completion utilizing assistance from Operations Engineering and being compliant with our MOC (Management of Change) process; and
  • Support an Equitable, Inclusive and Diverse workplace.



  • Alberta or Interprovincial Journeyperson Certification in Electrical is required;
  • 5 progressive years field experience;
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License required;
  • Strong knowledge of Modicon PLC’s, RTU’s, VFD’s along with other analytical and instrumentation equipment associated with pipeline operations;
  • Some knowledge of communication systems would be an asset;
  • Working knowledge of MS Office, Excel, SAP and other business-related computer programs and applications;
  • Effective interpersonal, written, and verbal communication;
  • Safety Courses: TDG, H2S Alive, First Aid would be an asset, but if incomplete, will be provided by Pembina to the successful candidate; and
  • Power System’s and SAP MM experience would be an asset.


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.


The successful candidate must live within 100 km of Slave Lake or within the town of Swan Hills.


The successful candidate must be legally able to work in the country of the position. Final candidate will be required to undergo Pre-Employment Background Checks including a Criminal Record Check. 


This position will be posted until end of day: 02/28/2024 


Our expectations are high, and our rewards reflect this: We treat our people well - whether it's through our total rewards package, community engagement or volunteer opportunities, all in an environment that is equitable, safe, respectful, inclusive and accessible. 


We recognize that diverse perspectives and experiences fuel innovation and enrich our workplace culture. We firmly believe that every individual's unique background, identity and contributions contribute to our collective success. We encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds and experiences. If you're contacted to set up an interview and you require accessibility accommodations, please let your Talent Acquisition Advisor know at that time. 


We are a proud recipient of Canada's Top 100 Employers (2018-2022), Alberta's Top 100 Employers (2014-2023) and an Employer Partner of the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion. We are also a strong supporter of Skills Canada. 


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