Instrumentation Technician - Harmattan Gas Processing Plant

Instrumentation Technician - Harmattan Gas Processing Plant

AltaGas is an energy infrastructure business with a focus on natural gas, power and regulated utilities. We create value by acquiring, growing and optimizing energy infrastructure, which includes renewable energy sources. Over the past 19 years we have built a portfolio of assets and created dynamic teams to support our future growth.

AltaGas requires an enthusiastic, innovative and motivated individual to join our team at the Harmattan Gas Processing Plant in Central Alberta, reporting to the Operations Manager - Harmattan. Harmattan operations personnel work a 9 hour day shift with every second Friday off.  AltaGas Ltd. offers a competitive salary, coupled with a comprehensive medical and dental program, savings plan and pension plan.  

Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Configuration, programming and maintenance of gas plant DCS/PLC systems
  • Maintenance and calibration of process chromatographs
  • Complete preventative maintenance on equipment as required
  • Schedule work activities/tasks and work schedules for team members
  • Responsible for budget planning
  • Responsible for controlling costs and monitoring expenditures


  • Technical College Diploma (i.e. NAIT or SAIT) or equivalent education
  • An Instrument or Electrical Journeyman is preferred; however, consideration will be given to applicants who are Certified Engineering Technologists
  • A strong working knowledge of instrumentation is a must
  • 3 or more years in process control environment
  • Natural gas liquids or gas processing experience is preferable
  • Experience in maintaining ABB Harmony Distributed Control Systems with System 800xA HMI
  • Experience with Rockwell Programmable Logic Control systems
  • Experience in liquid and gas flow measurement systems
  • Experience in maintaining Siemens and Galvanic gas chromatograph systems would be a definite asset
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Solid work ethic and a motivation to produce superior results in workmanship and effort

Qualified applicants are invited to email their resumes in confidence to the Human Resources Department;

AltaGas offers a competitive salary and benefits package in addition to opportunities for personal and professional achievement.

We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization, but only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.  No agency referrals or telephone inquiries at this time, please.