Gas Plant Operator

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.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure safe and efficient operation of gas plant
  • Carry out routine repairs, running maintenance and operating tasks as required
  • Maintain accurate logs, records and reports of plant maintenance and operations
  • Carry out daily operating routines and upkeep of gas plant
  • Assist in major mechanical maintenance of plant equipment and appurtenances
  • Maintain safe work environment.
  • Maintain concise records, logs, reports and files of the operating and maintenance activities at the gas plant as directed by and/or in the absence of the Senior Gas Plant Operator
  • Environmental awareness – eliminates, reduce and/or clean up all environmental incidents.  Report as per P&P
  • Assist other employees/departments as directed. (i.e. make safe, urgent and  emergency situations as related  to pipeline work, sales and service tasks etc.)
  • Supervise contract personnel on site as directed by Senior Gas Plant Operator, and/or as directed by management

Qualifications Required:

  • Grade 12 or equivalent education
  • Certificate in 4th Class Power Engineering
  • Certificate in Gas Process Operations
  • Minimum of   3 years’ experience in mechanical or natural gas operations
  • Valid B.C. class 5 driver’s license

This position is within the bargaining unit (IBEW)

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 at

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.