Manager Technical Services

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 General Manager Operations, the Manager Technical Services is responsible for PNG’s compressor, corrosion, gas measurement and warehouse functions. The position is located in our Terrace, BC office.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Overall management and technical direction of the compression, corrosion, measurement, and warehouse departments
  • Direct supervision of departmental employees
  • Project management for various capital projects
  • Provide engineering support to field operations, as required
  • Responsible for the electrical and instrumentation components of operations and maintenance


Integrity management of entire PNG distribution system as related to:

  • Compression Station maintenance
  • Transmission Pipeline Inspection scheduling and contracting as required
  • Annual preparation of investigative dig schedule
  • Records management for inspections and investigative digs

Project management – coordination and management of:

  • Feasibility studies for potential projects
  • Detailed planning and engineering on approved projects
  • Obtaining regulatory permits as required, i.e. OGC, NEB, MOTH, MOE, Municipal, etc.
  • Coordination of department personnel and contractors as required
  • Development and execution of contracts for external contractors


  • Project planning and budgeting through to project management and reporting
  • Develop annual departmental operations and maintenance budgets
  • Conduct monthly budget review and variance analysis and provide update to General Manager of Operations

Coordination of “Gas Control”

PNG’s vehicle fleet management


  • Minimum 5 years in a pipeline transmission and/or gas compression environment
  • Professional Engineer designation (P. Eng.) with 10 years of related experience preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years supervisory experience.

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

Pacific Northern Gas offers a competitive salary and benefits package in addition to opportunities for personal and professional growth.

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.