• Electrical & Instrumentation Technician

    Job Locations CA-AB-Red Deer
    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/26/2018 3:30 PM)
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    Job Category
    Manufacturing, Operations & Trades
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  • Job Description

    Electrical & Instrumentation Technician, Joffre, AB

    Why work at Nutrien? Great question!

    Safety is a core value at Nutrien. Keeping every employee safe, healthy and secure is our top priority. Nothing is more important than seeing our people go home safe at the end of every single day.

    While working here you will have the opportunity to grow your career while helping us feed the future. We pride ourselves in hiring from a variety of backgrounds and truly believe that it is our differences that make us stronger so we hope you will join us.

    In addition to exciting and challenging opportunities, Nutrien offers competitive salaries, great benefits and performance based incentives.

    Outside of the skills and necessary qualifications, you will be committed to sustaining our safe and positive work environment while welcoming working side by side others in a diverse culture. Culture at Nutrien is the core of everything we do and all employees are respectful of diverse opinions and views.

    Electrical & Instrumentation Technician reports to the Maintenance Team Lead at our Joffre Nitrogen Facility outside of Red Deer, AB.

    Key Tasks:

    • Develop and maintain the site electrical equipment & distribution system
      • Maintenance of site electrical power equipment.
      • Installation, testing, and commissioning of electrical power equipment..
      • Project engineering responsibilities
    •  Develop and maintain site instrument and control systems
      • Maintenance of site instrumentation
      • Knowledge of DCS & PLC equipment


    • Excellent written and oral communication skills, organizational and planning skills, facilitation skills, computer and network skills.
    • Strong, persistent, and safety oriented work ethic.
    • Ability to multitask and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Ability to work with and direct others.
    • Comfortable with interpersonal interactions with subordinates and management.

    Essential Qualifications:

    • Journeyman Electrical Technician
    • Journeyman Instrumentation Technician (or willingness and ability to obtain certification)

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • 4+ years of experience in electrical and instrumentation chemical plant experience
    • Strong Process Safety knowledge.
    • Possess detailed knowledge of equipment from various manufacturers.
    • Demonstrated capability to lead electrical and instrumentation infrastructure projects
    • Experience with plant design and project engineering
    • Knowledge of high voltage and medium voltage electrical distribution systems.
    • Knowledge of a variety of test equipment and methods employed for testing and troubleshooting electrical equipment.
    • Flexible, analytical and detailed oriented.
    • Willingness to participate on corporate teams and assist other locations (some travel required)

    Nutrien is committed to creating an inclusive workplace.  We encourage applications from all well qualified candidates who reflect the diversity of the regions where we operate.  This includes recognizing the voluntary identification of status such as gender, sexual orientation, visible minority, Indigenous status, persons with disabilities, and veterans, where applicable.

    If this sounds like a good match, apply now. This job will remain posted until filled. You may be required to undergo a background check and substance test in accordance with Nutrien policies.

    While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.



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