Northeastern British Columbia


Dawson Creek

Thursday, March 15, 2018


Date Posted:

March 15, 2018 - Until Filled

Job Order #



Pacific Northern Gas
Dawson Creek, BC

Job Title:

Welder 1 (Leadhand)

Starting Date:



As per Collective Agreement. This position is within the bargaining unit (IBEW).

Pacific Northern Gas offers a comprehensive defined benefit pension and benefits package in addition to work/life balance and opportunities for career growth.

  • Supervisory experience required.
  • Ability to supervise work of subordinates and contractors.
  • Ability to train other employees.
  • A thorough understanding of the operating principles of gas transmission and distribution operations.
  • Ability to evaluate conditions quickly and accurately and make decisions to achieve optimum results, particularly under emergency and stressful circumstances.
  • Class 5 Drivers License.
  • Direct a Contractor or a crew of employees engaged in construction and maintenance of gas transmission and distribution systems.
  • Respond to emergencies on the gas transmission and distribution systems, direct and carry out appropriate actions involving damage to the system or the escape of gas.
  • Stock supplies of minor equipment and related components as may be required in Operations and Construction work and assist in developing quantity requirements in the Warehousing Department.
  • Monitor and maintain the immediate use status of emergency equipment.
  • Direct and control safety on the job, in the shop and in Field locations.
  • Train Welder II employees with welding techniques and procedures on the trunk pressure and high pressure system as required.
  • Train subordinate employees in the construction, operation, and maintenance of gas transmission and distribution systems and in the use of equipment, tools and instruments.
  • Organize, plan and schedule construction projects and operations work.
  • Complete operations, construction, and maintenance reports and terms (GCOs, GSOs, Uos, etc.).
  • Initiate and conduct probationary and progression performance reviews for probationary employees and others when required.
How to Apply:
Submit resume.

We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization, but only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Closing Date:

Until Filled