E & I Technician 1

Pacific Northern Gas Ltd., a subsidiary of AltaGas Ltd., owns and operates natural gas transmission and distribution systems. The Company’s western transmission line extends from the Spectra Energy gas transmission system north of Prince George to Kitimat and Prince Rupert, and provides services to twelve communities and a number of industrial facilities. In the northeast, Pacific Northern Gas (N.E.) Ltd. provides gas distribution service in the Dawson Creek, Fort St. John and Tumbler Ridge areas.

Reporting to the Manager Technical Services, the E & I Technician I is responsible for all phases of electrical and instrumentation with regard to PNG’s Compressor facilities operations. The position is located in the Prince George area and will be required to frequently travel to our Compressor Stations located in Summit Lake, Vanderhoof, Burns Lake, and Telkwa, BC .


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Carry out calibration, maintenance, installation, activating, and upkeep of all electrical, electronic and pneumatic systems relevant to PNG Compressor Stations.
  • Check and maintain the telemetry “SCADA” system.
  • Organize and carry out work with a minimum of supervision.
  • Maintain accurate files and records of all his work.
  • Carry out daily operation routines and assist in mechanical maintenance of station and related equipment.
  • Train other junior E & I personnel.



  • Grade 12 or equivalent education
  • Minimum of four (4) years progressive experience in the compressor station field
  • Accreditation as a Journeyman in Instrumentation, Electrical/Electronics or related field
  • Must have previous experience with Solar Turbine Generators, VFD, PLC programing and troubleshooting, preferably Allen Bradley
  • Strong preventative maintenance background with a good understanding of Mechanics would be an asset
  • Valid Class 5 BC driver’s license

This position is within the bargaining unit (IBEW)

Hourly rate $ 40.69

Pacific Northern Gas offers a comprehensive defined benefit pension and benefits package in addition to work/life balance and opportunities for career growth.

Qualified applicants are invited to email their resumes in confidence to the Human Resources Department

We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization, but only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. No agency referrals or telephone inquiries at this time, please.