Instrumentation - Apprentices

Grande Prairie, Alberta
09-09-2020
Grande Prairie, AB
Depends on Experience 

PTW is a leading industry solutions provider delivering construction, fabrication, and maintenance services. Our network extends across Canada and the United States. We have workforce of talented people proud of the safe and reliable work we perform for our customers every day. We create and deliver innovative industrial solutions to customers in the agricultural, mining, oil and gas, petrochemical, pulp and paper, nuclear and renewable energy industries..

POSITION

PTW is hiring Instrumentation Apprentices to join our team in Grande Prairie, AB! 

A DAY IN THE LIFE…

  • Repairs and troubleshoots electrical, instrumentation and control equipment and emission monitoring instrumentation.
  • Performs installation, calibration, testing, troubleshooting and maintenance of protective relays, computers, metering, monitoring and control systems on gas turbines, generators and plant auxiliary equipment.
  • Inspects and tests operation of instruments and systems to diagnose faults using pneumatic, electrical and electronic testing devices and precision measuring instruments.
  • Performs installation of process control instrumentation such as transmitters, controllers, analyzers and control valves.
  • Performs mechanical work associated with instrument repair and modification while having the ability to remove and install small piping and tubing.
  • Rebuilds and calibrates transmitters and control valves; tune controllers.
  • Performs scheduled preventive maintenance work and complete test and maintenance reports.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Preference will be given to those local to the Grande Prairie area.
  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd or 4th year Apprentice Instrument Technician.
  • Knowledge of electricity, voltage and current relationships.
  •  Ability to interpret electrical drawings and PID'S.
  • Knowledge of Allen Bradley PLCs.
  • Knowledge of gas plant and/or power plant or related equipment; safety practices, machinery inspection procedures; basic chemistry principles; gas and/or power plant processes; theories and principles of power plant operations; basic electrical principles.
  • Must have own transportation as most locations are not accessible with public transportation.

TICKETS REQUIREMENTS

  • H2S Alive, Standard First Aid, CSTS 09 and WHMIS 2015. AWP & Fall Arrest both considered an asset.

Why PTW?

Competitive Wages and benefits plans |RRSP program available | Quality work | Safety and quality are built into everything we do | Safety Training and PPE provided | Consistent work | Opportunity for advancement | Learning and development | Opportunities to travel, stay local or relocate | Team atmosphere | People-focused company

ADDITIONAL INFO

PTW is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to achieving greater accessibility by providing accommodation for people with disabilities during our hiring process. Accommodations are available on request for qualified candidates during each stage of the recruitment process.