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Temporary Utility Operator (Lethbridge)

Temporary Utility Operator (Lethbridge)
Full Time
Category : Oil and Gas Salary : Experience(s) :  Year


About Temporary Utility Operator (Lethbridge)

Division:          District Operations, Natural Gas Division

Location:         Lethbridge, AB 

Salary:             Starting rate is $28.69 per hour

Position Summary:

Always there. Anywhere. That’s us! We are committed to delivering inspired solutions for a better world. We care about our communities, we care about each other, and we care about showing up for those who need us. We value and encourage different perspectives and we have the courage to do the right thing, even when it’s hard.

Under the direction of the Supervisor and/or the Distribution Foreman – Service or Field, the Utility Operator is responsible for a wide variety of entry level field and service activities. Within the scope of the job, is responsible to ensure safety, reliability and efficiency in accordance with company, provincial and municipal codes and procedures. Ensure all work and driving results in a safe condition for the employees. Perform activities such as  meter set maintenance, installation of AMR devices, turn-offs and line locating.

We’re looking for someone who cares about their work and strives for more each day. Someone who challenges the status quo, embraces change, and thrives in a collaborative work environment. If you are someone who approaches work with passion, curiosity and the courage to innovate, then this role is for you.

What You Get to Do:

  • Assist with installation and maintenance of natural gas utility systems.
  • Support repair of the underground Natural Gas Distribution System.
  • Perform hand digging, shoveling, and backfilling.
  • Operating vehicles, equipment, and small tools.
  • Perform entry level field and service work such as meter set maintenance, turn-offs and line locating.
  • Landscaping and site cleanup
  • Perform leak surveys to check for potential underground and above ground leaks
  • Driving up to 2 tons
  • Lifting up to 50lbs


  • Grade 12 Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED).
  • Related experience in the upstream gas utility system, meter reading and AMR devices is desirable.
  • Knowledge of company standards, policies and procedures pertaining to the gas distribution system is desirable.
  • Familiarity with various regulatory codes governing the natural gas industry is desirable.
  • Must display good verbal and written communication skills, decision making skills, and strong work ethics, and be able to maintain and promote good working relationships and excellent customer service.
  • Must be able to obtain the appropriate company required certificates and successfully complete the required courses.
  • Must have a valid Alberta Class “5” driver’s license.
  • Ability to interpret plans, working drawings and material specification is desirable.
  • Must demonstrate mechanical aptitude and dexterity in the use of tools and equipment.
  • May be required to work shift work in operations when necessary and may be called out to assist in emergencies on a 24 hour basis.
  • Must be prepared to work in all types of weather.
  • This position is a Safety-Sensitive position and has additional pre-employment requirements.

What We Offer:

  • A culture based on caring, integrity, agility, collaboration, safety, and striving for excellence
  • Competitive compensation
  • Temporary benefits

We would like to thank everyone for their application; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

ATCO Natural Gas is part of ATCO Ltd. ATCO delivers inspired solutions for a better world. We are a diversified global corporation with investments in the essential services of Structures & Logistics, Utilities, Energy Infrastructure, Retail Energy, Transportation and Commercial Real Estate. Learn more about how we build communities, energize industries and deliver customer-focused solutions like no other company in the world at ATCO is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Visit our website for more information.

This position is administered under the ATCO Natural Gas Employee Association Collective Agreement, Job Posting provisions.