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LNG Operator 2


Delta, BC, CA

Affiliation: IBEW
Employment Status: Full-Time Regular
Salary: $45.87 per hour

We’re looking for new talent to join us as we reinvent the future of energy. Across BC, we have a diverse team of more than 2,500 employees we can’t do without, yet we’re growing as fast as ever.

You may think we’re your standard utility that delivers natural gas and electricity, but we’re also into cool, innovative energy solutions. Think carbon capture, renewable energies and lower-carbon transportation for a start. We believe in creating a cleaner, healthier tomorrow.

If you like meaningful work, a dynamic environment and forward-thinking colleagues, build your career with us. You’ll get opportunities to grow, lead, solve, and create. So what are you waiting for? Let’s rethink energy together.


  • An employee so classified shall meet the required qualifications to  perform all of the required duties of an LNG Operator 2 and 3 as assigned.
  • Shall perform operating, maintenance and other dutiesin a safe, efficient and effective manner.
  • Required to respond to emergencies and plant process upsets.
  • Shall work with minimum supervision, work effectively as a team member with other employees and contractors, and make decisions as required to achieve and maintain optimum plant operations.
  • Shall train the LNG Operator 2 and 3 as required.
  • Perform basic maintenance and other duties as directed.
  • Progression from an LNG Operator 2 to a LNG Operator 1 will be dependent upon demonstrated competence to carry out all aspects of the job.  This will include successful completion of LNG Level 2 Competency Program and a hands-on operating test to demonstrate proficiency.​


  • Must have successfully completed Parts A&B of the Interprovincial Fourth Class Power Engineering.  Preference will be given to candidates who hold their Fourth Class Power Engineering certification.
  • Position incumbents are required to complete an Interprovincial Fourth Class Power Engineering Certificate within 12 months of obtaining position.
  • Must be able to perform the duties of the Operator 3 as assigned.
  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate conditions and make decisions to achieve optimum plant operation, particularly under critical circumstances and stressful conditions.
  • Must be able to work alone.
  • Responsible for assisting maintaining Plant Equipment and the facility.  
  • Demonstrated deep mechanical understanding to ensure the safe operation of the equipment at all times.
  • Maintains safe and reliable plant operation by acting as the in-depth knowledge focal point for outside areas of responsibility in regards to equipment criticality rating, specifications, mechanical limits, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate in both verbal and written form and be capable of maintaining neat, accurate records and detailed logs of plant operation.
  • Must have a proven record of demonstrating initiative and a sense of responsibility and accountability.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Must have demonstrated safe work habits and adherence to safety regulations and practices on a sustained basis.
  • Must be prepared to work rotating shifts.
  • Must be in good physical condition without a fear of heights and the ability to climb ladders.
  • Demonstrated experience with electronic and pneumatic instrumentation, large reciprocating and centrifugal compressors, commercial refrigeration equipment and multistage pumps.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge and understanding of thermodynamics
  • Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with process upset/ crisis situations in their area and constructively modify plan to adjust to changing needs and priorities.
  • A valid British Columbia Class ‘5’ driver’s license, with a provided driver’s abstract.
  • In the event operational requirements dictate qualification/certification to complete an assigned task by the company, the cost will be at the expense of the Company.

Additional Information

  • All successful applicants will be required to obtain Occupation First Aid 1 within 6 months of being hired into the position.
  • Residency requirements:  The successful candidate must adhere to the residency requirements of this position. 
  • Overtime requirements:  This role has overtime requirements based on operational needs  
  • This position has a requirement to be clean-shaven as per WCB standards. 

Our engaging workplace offers a wide range of challenging opportunities, while being safe, inclusive and diverse. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, while supporting life-long career development. We also encourage volunteerism and nourish the need to give back to your community.


Safety is our number one priority, and to maintain the health and safety of our employees and broader communities, we have a number of COVID-19 safety measures in place. This includes a requirement for all new employees to provide proof of full vaccination, prior to their first day of work or the start of their employment. And of course, we will consider an accommodation for anyone who’s unable to be vaccinated due to a protected ground as defined by the Human Rights Code.


To learn more about the recruitment process with FortisBC, please visit the You’re Applying. What now? page for additional information. 

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