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Enbridge Pipeline Technician I in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia

Posting End Date:

November 25, 2022

Employee Type:

Regular-Full time


This is a non-union position

Are you or have you been a Pipeliner and want to take your experience to the next level? Are you looking for a rewarding career with multiple opportunities for advancement? If so, the Pipeline Technician is an opportunity for you!

Here’s what you will do:

  • Responds to equipment malfunction, physical damage and/or fire, vandalism and/or threats in order to properly handle emergency situations to safeguard life and property. Must be familiar with the application of relevant procedures.

  • Implements all lock out/tag out procedures as they apply to the job functions to ensure personnel safety.

  • Completes reports accurately and completely and has a working knowledge of applicable local filing systems as required.

  • Obtains training as required to maintain qualifications.

  • Utilizes proper procedures for ordering, receiving and transferring materials as well as performing physical inventory.

  • Works with Area and Region personnel in making recommendations as to levels of spare parts for equipment needed to perform normal maintenance and minimize down time.

  • Assists in planning work and contributing budget related information as required, consistent with the annual budgeting process.

  • Reviews and interprets drawings, sketches and as-builts.

  • Consistently works in a safe, responsible manner and actively participates in safely related programs.

  • Actively participates as a work group team member and maintains a cooperative work relationship with fellow employees.

  • Consistently projects a professional Company image when interacting with non-Company personnel.

  • Performs work in compliance with Company policies/procedures as well as external regulatory bodies through adherence to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Operation and Maintenance (O&M) Manuals.

  • Inspection and oversight of encroachments, excavations and/or crossing activities near company owned facilities.

  • Carry out both routine & non routine pipeline locates in urban & rural environments and document as required in standard operating procedures.

  • Performs all duties as assigned.

Who you are:

You have the following education and/or experience:

  • Post secondary technical training and/or a strong technical knowledge resulting from exposure to pipeline field operations.

  • Minimal directly relevant training and experience.

  • One to two years’ experience working in a field-based operations environment.

  • A valid Driver’s License.

  • Currently resides or is willing to relocate within 50 kms of an assigned reporting locations on the Maritimes and Northeast Pipeline system in Nova Scotia (tbd).

Desired Qualifications

  • Possesses the desire to learn and advance as a Pipeline Technician.

  • Working knowledge of operations used in maintenance and repair of pipelines and operational equipment.

  • Computer literate with working knowledge of Excel and Word.

  • Strong technical and analytical skills demonstrated through training, formal education, and/or experience.

  • Able to work independently with little to no direction.

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Able to work and contribute to a team environment where inclusiveness, integrity, honesty, and openness are valued.

  • Proven ability to drive and perform job duties safely.

  • Innovative problem solver without compromising SOPs.

  • Willing to assume responsibility and take initiative to resolve issues.

Work Conditions:

  • Must perform tasks requiring heavy physical exertion in sometimes extreme weather conditions.

  • Must be able and willing to work overtime, weekends, shift, be on call and standby, and travel overnight as required.

Physical Requirements:

Include but are not limited to: Balancing, bending and stooping, climbing, crawling, carrying ( up to 50 amount of pounds), grasping, kneeling, lifting (objects 50 pounds), pulling hand over hand, pushing, reaching above shoulder, repetitive motion, sitting, standing, walking, visual requirement (able to see screens, detect color coding, read fine print), hearing requirement.

Cognitive Requirements:

Include but are not limited to: Ability to: understand, remember and apply oral and/or written instructions or other information, understand complex problems and collaborate/explore alternative solutions, organize thoughts and ideas into understandable terminology, organize and prioritize work schedule on a short-term basis, make decisions which have moderate impact on the immediate work unit and monitor impact outside this area, understand and follow basic instructions and guidelines, complete routine forms, compose letters, outlines, memoranda and basic reports and communicate with individuals via telephone.

Diversity and inclusion are important to us. Enbridge is anEqual Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to age, race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family status, veteran status, Indigenous/Native American status, or disability. Applicants with disabilities can request accessible formats, communication supports, or other accessibility assistance by contacting .

Information For Applicants:

  • Applications can be submitted via our online recruiting system only.

  • We appreciate your interest in working with us; however, only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

  • Final candidates for this position may be required to undergo a security screening, including a criminal records check.

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