MTBM/Directional drilling operator NOC 8232

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Employment Information

  • Post ID: 479948692
  • Posted Date: Jun 23, 2021
  • Closing Date: Feb 18, 2022
  • Company: Innovative Pipeline Crossings Inc
  • Category: Construction & Renovation
  • Business Location:235093 Wrangler Drive, Rocky View County, AB, Canada
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Job Details

  • Experience: 5 years or more
  • Remuneration: 140000
  • Education: Other trades certificate or diploma
  • How to apply: email directly at [email protected]

Job Description

We are a growing tunneling contractor based in Calgary, AB that offers its employees exciting opportunities for career growth, a great working environment, and competitive compensation.
The Company: Innovative Pipeline Crossings Inc. (IPC) specializes in trenchless tunneling technologies, balancing cost-effective drilling solutions with environmental protection. Our trenchless tunneling technology, Direct Pipe, presents unique cost saving and scheduling opportunities for challenging pipeline and municipal projects.
IPC is respected in the trenchless contracting industry by clients and employees alike, for our integrity, commitment to excellence, and customer orientated service.

Our great team of staff are the best in their field. They are committed to collaboration, quality, and safety. We invest in our people, and they deliver excellence!
We believe in leading through innovation and providing superior value and service to our clients and partners by with safe, high quality, and environmentally conscious trenchless solutions.

The Position: As we are expanding our field of operations, we are in need of more specialized and experienced to join our team. We’re looking for someone experienced and motivated to join IPC in the position of MTBM Operator. This position is responsible for the safe, technical, and economical operation of the tunnel boring machine, through the control container, to ensure each project is executed within the approved schedule and according to project parameters.

Compensation includes:
Equitable pay based on experience
Health spending account and extended benefits
Living out allowance or accommodations provided, and travel expense coverage

Demonstrated understanding of trenchless equipment.
Knowledge in geomechanics, and the impact caused by a tunneling machine,
Knowledge of Bentonite Slurry systems with the specific use of centrifugal pumps.
General PLC (Programmable Logic Control) System understanding for these units Siemens S7, and training on U.N.S. (Universal Navigation System) that guides the machine.
Expert knowledge in MTBM lubrication systems and the products involved
Surveying basic knowledge (Pitch/Yaw/Roll) fixpoint and incremental is also required
An education in the tunneling or oil field industry, such as Operator, Driller, Heavy Duty Machinery Operator or equivalent experience
Minimum 2 years of specialized experience as an MTBM Operator
Relevant work experience with Micro-Tunnel Boring Machines (MTBM), Direct Pipe Installations (DPI), and/or Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD)

Successful candidates will be required to have the following safety tickets;
Fall Arrest / Fall Protection
Drug and Alcohol clearance
Alive H2S ticket

Key Competencies:
Action oriented, maintaining high levels of productivity and able to work long hours when necessary
Ability to work independently; taking initiative and prompt action to achieve goals and meet needs without being asked
Safety awareness; aware of conditions and circumstances that may cause damage to personnel or property
High stress tolerance; maintaining performance under pressure and handling oneself in stressful situations in a manner that is professional and courteous
Adaptable to changes in assignments and priorities; adapting behavior or work methods in response to new information, changing conditions, or unexpected obstacles
Quality orientated, monitoring and checking work to meet quality standards; demonstrates a high level of care and thoroughness
High level of technical expertise; demonstrated through problem solving, applying professional judgment, and competent performance

Duties and Responsibilities:
Operate the tunnel boring machine according to provided tunnelling parameters
Together with supervisor direct crew in MTBM system assembly and disassembly during mobilization and demobilization periods
Responsible for daily maintenance and routine repairs of tunnel boring machine
Complete Inspection Test Plans on all MTBM utility connections
Monitor line and grade to ensure alignment remains within tolerances described in project plans and specifications
Participate in tailgate and operations meetings, and assist with the issuance of daily reports
Assist with equipment troubleshooting
Participate in pre-planning meetings with management and sub-contractors
Maintain accurate records of jacking operations per specified forms
Train and direct work of junior MTBN operators and possibly other crew members
Contribute to a safe working environment

Physical Demand:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and walk; use hands and fingers to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk, and hear
Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.
Distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
Employee will be required to work in outdoor weather conditions, including extreme cold and heat