Plant Operator - Enerchem - Slave Lake

Company Name: AltaGas Ltd.
Location: Slave Lake, AB
Job Code: 575
# of openings: 2




Why work at AltaGas?

AltaGas is a North American energy infrastructure company with a focus on owning and operating assets that provide clean and affordable energy to our customers. Our talented team, nearly 3,000 strong, leverages the strength of our assets and expertise along the energy value chain to connect customers with premier energy solutions – from the well sites of upstream producers to the doorsteps of homes and businesses to new markets around the world. Enerchem is a wholly owned subsidiary of Petrogas Energy Corporation.  Petrogas is an indirect subsidiary of AltaGas Ltd.


We deliver clean and affordable natural gas to approximately 1.6 million customers’ homes and businesses through regulated natural gas distribution utilities across five jurisdictions in the United States and two regulated natural gas storage utilities in the United States. Learn more about our team, vision and strategy.


How do you fit in?

Enerchem International Inc., is looking to hire a Plant Operator for our Hydrocarbon Fractionation Plant in Slave Lake, Alberta. The Plant Operator will support the Marten Hills plant located 12km north of Slave Lake. The successful candidate will work a seven on – seven off rotation schedule, 12 hours per shift including days and nights. This is not a camp based position.


What you’ll be doing: 

  • Operation and maintenance of the plant and associated equipment in a safe, effective and productive manner while working as part of the operating team under the supervision of a lead operator.
  • Prepare multiple types of safe work permits to contractors and ready work areas for maintenance including lockout / tagout of equipment.
  • Perform process and equipment condition monitoring, complete area operations records such as routine readings, volume balances, log sheets, carseal control documentation, P&ID updates.
  • Participate in the development, review and revision of Safe Operating Procedures, follow safe operating and chemical handling procedures and ensure assets are operated according to design.
  • Assist with the bulk loading and unloading of trucks transporting our fluids
  • Pipeline maintenance including pigging (using pipeline inspection gauges)


What you must have:

  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License
  • Good communication
  • Advanced computer skills including MS Office
  • Advanced math skills
  • Must be able to work well in a team or individual environment
  • Power engineering certification would be an asset


Where you’ll be working:

Enerchem International Inc. has been in operation, manufacturing hydrocarbon based fluids, for 30 years in Western Canada. Enerchem has two facilities; the Slave Lake plant, which is the northern-most production facility of refined products in Western Canada, and another production facility situated near Sundre, Alberta. To learn more about our Enerchem operation, click here. The community of Slave lake is well known for its beautiful lake shore line, and friendly atmosphere. With a population of approximately 7,000 residents the town prides itself on offering large city amenities to the community. The entire Slave Lake Region is approximately 25,000 square kms and there are lots of activites and facilities for families old and young. To learn more about the community click here.


Ready to join our team?

If you’d like to be part of a company that invests in its people, always creates opportunities to help them grow and fosters an environment where everyone feels welcome, AltaGas is the place for you!


To apply, submit your resume in confidence to our Human Resources team by clicking on the button below or visiting .


AltaGas hires personnel on the basis of job-related qualifications. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to a person's ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, record of offences, marital status, family status or disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


We appreciate your interest in working with us, but only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. At this time, we are not accepting agency referrals or telephone inquiries.

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