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Pressure Measurement & Controls Technician


Prince George, BC, CA

Branch: Gas
Affiliation: IBEW
Employment Status: Full-Time Regular
Salary Min: $44.54 Hourly

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 2,400 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.


  • Performs all the duties and responsibilities of a PMT,
  • Program, install, commission, and maintain flow computers, RTU’s, communication devices, transmitters, AMR and stand-alone alarm devices
  • Install instrumentation cabling and field junction boxes
  • Develop and implement control strategies for station pneumatic and electronic systems
  • Develop and implement remote automation solutions
  • Troubleshoot system problems (gas, controls, measurement, station, etc.)
  • Install and commission new equipment in reg. and meter stations (reg’s, control valves, filters, meters, etc.)
  • Setup and commission new line heaters and their controls (FGI’s, etc.)
  • Perform combustion analysis and tune line heater burners 
  • Test line break valve pneumatic and electronic closure systems
  • Manage work – electronic work and maintain management systems (CMMS / SAP)
  • Project planning and execution
  • Provide oversight for others from a measurement and controls perspective
  • Emergency callouts – provide 24 hour coverage on a rotational basis
  • Work independently
  • Completion of company competency assessments


  • Instrumentation Technologist with two-year diploma in Instrumentation, or Journeyman “Red Seal” Industrial Instrumentation Mechanic (IIM ) with relevant natural gas experience.
  • For an apprentice: must have successfully completed the 4th year of the IIM Apprenticeship and obtained “Red Seal” IIM Certification.
  • An outside, fully-qualified hire without natural gas experience who started at PMCA 1: must pass internal competency for PMCT after one (1) year to progress to end rate.

Additional Information

  • Residency requirements will apply. 

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.


The safety of our customers and FortisBC family members is our number one priority. Depending on the responsibilities of the job, some employees work remotely and some in office. To ensure the safety of our employees on our job sites, there is strict adherence to our worksite safety plans and social distancing practices. As an essential service provider, we’ll continue to follow the government COVID-19 guidelines and adjust our plans as necessary. As we welcome new employees, our commitment to safety remains for all of our FortisBC family.


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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