Instrument Technician

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Attracting and retaining the right people is the key to our business strategy. We provide our employees with a variety of career growth opportunities and programs that recognize and reward demonstrated results. Our work environment promotes knowledge sharing, transparency and innovation.

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Ovintiv’s Canadian Operations Team has an excellent opportunity for an experienced Instrumentation Mechanic/Technician. The successful candidate will be actively involved in maintenance, equipment optimization, start-up & commissioning of all equipment in the Grande Praire area.

The present work schedule is a Eight days on (ten-hour shift) and six days off shift with a regular on-call schedule. There may be a requirement to change shift schedules to provide adequate coverage in the future. Applicants will reside in the Grande Prairie catchment area.




Work with a variety of pneumatic and electronic instruments to measure and control variables such as pressure, flow, temperature, level and composition.Calibrate, document, repair and adjust system components, and install and maintain instruments on new or existing equipment in field and plant environments.Maintain area instrumentation, including, pneumatic instruments, electronic devices, analytical equipment, Fisher ROC, ScadaPak RTUs, DCS systems, PLCs, analyzers and compressor panels.Utilize software to troubleshoot process issues in plant and field environments.Utilize, improve, and author procedures for work practices.Maintain superior housekeeping standards throughout the plant and associated areas as required.Understand and perform safety responsibilities such as hazard identification and emergency response.Ensure effective communication with operations, maintenance and management staff.Maintain proper documentation of calibration and repair records.Ensure ongoing performance improvement including job progression, site-specific training, process training.Share in the on-call duties of the instrumentation/electrical group.Utilize and follow CMMS program.




Minimum of five years of related experience.Must possess a valid Class 5 driver’s license.Must have knowledge and relevant maintenance experience in sour and sweet gas wellsite, compression, and processing facilities.Must possess provincial or interprovincial Instrumentation trades certification.Previous experience with specifically mentioned instrumentation and control systems would be considered an asset but is not required.Experience with and understanding of computerized maintenance management systems and procedures.Must possess strong organizational and communication skills.Strong team player with the ability to work independently.Proficient in the use and application of MS Office programs, specifically Word, Excel, Outlook and Access.Demonstrates high safety standards.This is a safety-sensitive position and will be subject to the relevant requirements of the Ovintiv Alcohol and Drug policy which includes pre-assignment testing.

Benefits: Ovintiv offers a competitive benefits package. Click here to learn more.

At Ovintiv, we value diversity and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment.

Please note that due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to respond to any individual inquiry about the status of your application.

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