JOB POSTING – Electrician

Innovative Pipeline Crossings Inc. (IPC) specializes in trenchless tunneling technologies, balancing cost-effective drilling solutions with environmental protection. 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 people to join our team. The Electrician is responsible for the maintenance, servicing, troubleshooting, and repair of equipment used in trenchless installations. This position is a part of the operations team who are responsible for the safe, technical, and economical execution of the company’s projects in the field. Experience with Micro Tunneling, Horizontal Direction Drilling (HDD), Auger Boring, and Direct Pipe trenchless installations is an asset.

Compensation includes:

  • Equitable pay based on experience
  • Onsite premiums and applicable overtime
  • Health spending account and extended benefits
  • Living out allowance and travel expense coverage

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain and service electrical equipment used in direct pipe installations
  • Prepare service logs and reports, in collaboration with the Equipment Manager
  • Troubleshoot issues with equipment and conduct required electrical repairs
  • Assist with equipment set up during mobilization, and equipment disassembly during demobilization
  • Participate in tailgate and operations meetings
  • Coordinate with Management and Operators in equipment troubleshooting and documentation
  • Ensure applicable HSE standards set by the client and the company are followed and executed

Key Technical Skills and Knowledge

  • Knowledge and understanding of the operation of tunneling equipment
  • Read and interpret electrical drawings, specifications, and applicable codes to determine wiring layouts
  • Basic understanding of PLC’s and VFD drives
  • Ability to comprehend and troubleshoot electrical systems
  • Cut, thread, bend, assemble, and install conduits and other types of the electrical conductor enclosures and fittings
  • Position and install distribution and control systems such as switches, relays, circuit breakers, and fuses
  • Splice, join, and connect wire to form circuits
  • Use of logic and various methods to solve difficult problems with effective and creative solutions
  • Basic computer skills, and proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word)

Key Competencies

  • Action oriented, maintaining high levels of productivity and able to work long hours when necessary
  • Skilled at problem solving; recognizing interrelationships, using rigorous logic and methods to make well-informed decisions and find solutions
  • 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
  • Stress tolerance; maintaining performance under pressure and handling oneself in stressful situations in a manner that is professional and courteous
  • Team focus; participating as an active and contributing member, working cooperatively with others, collaborating and communicating effectively to achieve positive results
  • High level of technical expertise; demonstrated through problem solving, applying professional judgment, and competent performance


  • Education – Electrician red seal journeyman certification
  • Experience – Minimum 4 years of experience in electrical work
  • Relevant work experience with Micro-tunneling Machines and/or Direct Pipe technology

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
  • Required to work in confined spaces

Other Relevant Information

  • This position is assigned field locations during operations
  • Extended periods of working away and travel is required in this position

The Location:

Innovative Pipeline Crossings Inc. is based in Calgary, AB

This position is assigned to the equipment yard, located at 285050 Wrangler Way S.E., Rocky View County, AB


Office: 340 Midpark Way SE, Suite 300, Calgary, Alberta T2X 1P1

Office Phone:  +1-403-455-0380



Why Should You Apply?

  • Industry experience with a high performing team
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Professional development and specialized training available

To Submit your resume, email: info@ipipecrossings.com

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