Trans Mountain Corporation Inc.

Job Description


Trans Mountain operates Canada’s only pipeline system transporting oil products to the West Coast. We deliver approximately 300,000 barrels of petroleum products each day through 1,150 kilometres of pipeline in Alberta and British Columbia, and 111 kilometres of pipeline in Washington state.

Our Core Values

Trans Mountain’s core values – Safety, Integrity, Respect and Excellence – guide our every step. Each obstacle we’ve overcome or success we’ve experienced has been the result of a shared commitment to living these values every day. Together, we’re focused on doing the right thing for each other and our communities.


As a Corrosion Engineer with Trans Mountain, you’ll have the opportunity to work with a progressive and fast-paced group of engineers. This position is based in our Calgary office.


This position will provide support to senior engineers with the cathodic protection (CP) and coatings programs and assist with data integration and quality control of information collected in the Field using databases and spreadsheets. The position will focus on both external and internal corrosion.

Key Responsibilities

  • Liaising between Engineering and Operations on corrosion initiatives (coordination on running pigs, collecting samples from pigs) and then collecting and presenting data on opportunities to reduce / prevent internal corrosion.
  • Assist in the development and continual improvement of technical documents, procedures, and standards.
  • Assist with on-site quality inspection duties, as required, during the construction of CP ground bed systems.
  • Assist senior engineers with in-field corrosion decisions, contractor/consultant management, data collection/quality management, and direction of field personnel.
  • Assist with data integration and quality control of field-collected information using spreadsheets and databases.
  • Support senior engineers in small-scale corrosion improvement projects including metallurgical investigations, joint industry project development, and natural hazard assessments. Support the head office integrity team by attending field audits to ensure compliance with internal standards and procedures.
  • Supports the completion of an annual report that details CP-related deficiencies and plans and timelines for remediation of deficiencies.


Qualifications and Professional Experience

  • Engineering Degree in Mechanical, Civil, Electrical, Process or Petroleum is preferred.
  • A Professional Engineering (P.Eng.) designation with an active registration with the Association of Professionals in Engineering and Geoscience in Alberta (APEGA) or with the Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia (EGBC) is preferred.
  • An Engineering Technologist with a corrosion certification will also be considered.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a related position.
  • The ideal candidate would also have a AMPP Cathodic Protection II and AMPP CIP II (Coatings Inspector II) certification.
  • Background experience in Cathodic Protection systems for underground utilities and Corrosion Control Certification would be preferred.
  • Completion of the Canadian Standards Association Z662 training would be an asset.
  • Maintain a high regard for personal safety, safety of company assets, employees, and the general public.
  • Proficient in the use of the Microsoft Suite of applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Work well in a both Team and Individual environments.
  • Self-motivated, capable of performing tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Consistently demonstrate a cooperative and positive approach to problem-solving and when helping others.
  • Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability to change in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize tasks as required.
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills.


We Build Careers and Pipelines That Last

Our story is about determination, resourcefulness and resilience. It’s about charting our own course, finding innovative solutions to challenging problems and doing the right thing. It was true when Trans Mountain became a company in 1951 and it’s just as true today. We welcome new members to our team that embrace the qualities in our story, that thrive on the new path and directions we take. Our culture is one of care and taking our responsibilities seriously. If you would like to contribute to our culture, then join our journey.


A Rewarding Opportunity


We offer:

  • Valuable experience providing opportunity for professional development and career advancement;
  • An opportunity to engage with and learn from some of the most talented and experienced people in the business;
  • Competitive compensation;
  • Comprehensive benefits programs including flexible benefits, pension and savings plans
  • A place to share a sense of purpose and build relationships;
  • Meaningful work that makes a difference;
  • An opportunity within the Canadian energy industry.


We value:

  • The health, safety and wellness of everyone working in our company;
  • Meaningful participation from Indigenous and local communities;
  • The commitment and resilience of our people;
  • Collaboration and achieving success together.


In keeping with Trans Mountain’s commitment to maximize benefits for communities, priority will be given to qualified candidates from Indigenous, local and regional communities along the Trans Mountain existing, and expansion, pipeline corridor.


In Alberta, the existing pipeline system spans the traditional territories of Treaty 6, 7 and 8, and the Métis Nation of Alberta (Zone 4).


In British Columbia, the system crosses the traditional territories of numerous First Nations that are affiliated with the Secwepemc, Dakelh (Carrier), Nlaka’pamux, Syilx/Okanagan, Interior and Coast Salish, Stó:lo, as well as the Métis.

Trans Mountain also operates through 15 First Nation Reserves located within the region spanning the BC interior through Fraser Valley.


Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trans Mountain is committed to supporting diversity and individual differences. The diverse viewpoints and cultural knowledge that our employees bring to work enrich our organization’s collective cultural understanding, which is reflected in the work we do every day. Trans Mountain welcomes new team members from traditionally underrepresented groups, including women, Indigenous Peoples, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities.


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