Journeyman Instrument Technician

Competition #70077

Location: Lindbergh, AB

Reporting to the maintenance foreman, the Journeyman Instrument Technician will be expected to be involved in but not limited to the following responsibilities and activities:

  • Day to day instrumentation and control system maintenance
  • Ability to quickly diagnose and resolve instrumentation and control problems in an operating facility
  • Inspect and test operations of instruments and systems to diagnose problems using pneumatic and electronic testing devices
  • Install or replace process control instruments such as transmitters, controllers, analyzers, and control valves
  • Rebuild, repair and calibrate transmitters, control valves and pneumatic instruments according to manufacturers’ specifications
  • Committed to working in a team environment, providing support as required to operations and other maintenance groups
  • Perform scheduled preventative maintenance work and complete test and maintenance reports
  • Read and interpret instruction manuals, blueprints and control system drawings
  • Complete all written and electronic records required to document work that is in progress and completed such as work orders, calibration sheets and material requests
  • Participate in failure analysis discussions
  • Adhering to safe work practices at all times

Working Conditions

  • Able to perform work in a variety of different environments both indoor and outdoor
  • Operations camp will be provided for non-resident employees
  • Shift work may be required, day-night, 7-7 rotation or other possibilities yet to be determined
  • After hours emergency callouts to be expected
  • Transportation to/from site will be provided


  • Valid Interprovincial (Red Seal) Instrument Technician or Alberta Journeyman Instrumentation Technician
  • Experience with Emerson Delta V DCS, AMS Suite, Allen-Bradley Controllogix beneficial.
  • Minimum 5 years of related work experience in an industrial facility, preferably SAGD, heavy oil or pulp & paper industry
  • Electrical experience would be considered an asset, dual ticket status would be acknowledged
  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal, technical and communication skills
  • Sound understanding of maintenance/operations as it relates to the safe and efficient production of bitumen
  • Valid Alberta Class 5 driver’s license required

Pengrowth offers a rewarding work environment, competitive compensation, a performance based bonus plan, long term incentive plan and a generous matched savings plan 

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