Compliance Engineer (term role)

Date: Dec 2, 2021

Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Company: Trans Mountain

Trans Mountain operates Canada’s only pipeline system transporting oil products to the West Coast. We deliver approximately 300,000 barrels of petroleum products each day through 1,150 kilometres of pipeline in Alberta and British Columbia, and 111 kilometres of pipeline in Washington state.


As Compliance Engineer with Trans Mountain, you’ll have the opportunity to work with a progressive and fast-paced group of expertsThis position is based in our Calgary Head Office. Reporting to the Manager, Engineering, this position will be responsible for managing the development, implementation, and maintenance of various components of the Capital Projects Program (CPP) as an element of Trans Mountain’s (TM) Integrated Safety and Lost Management System (ISLMS). The primary focus will be on developing and maintaining program documents, responding to audits and providing project management support to sustaining capital projects.


Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate development and implementation of various components of the Capital Projects Program as per the Trans Mountain’s Integrated Safety and Lost Management System.
  • Lead the Engineering department in the development, implementation and maintenance of Technical standards, Procedures and Processes.
  • Provide Quality Assurance  and Quality Control (QA/QC) checks to various Engineering processes.
  • Support regulatory compliance efforts by preparing for, attending and responding to audits.
  • Support CPP in implementing Corrective Actions and/or Preventive Actions (CAPAs) that may result from audits, inspections, safety and hazard reviews or incident investigations.
  • Provide technical support to Operations, Engineering and other TM stakeholders, as required.
  • Provide project management support for sustaining capital projects.
  • Manage third party consultants and vendors.
  • Create, revise and updating Technical Documents for operations


Qualifications and Professional Experience

  • 5-7 years pipeline operations/engineering experience, with at least 2 years in a compliance role including.
  • Post-secondary degree in a relevant engineering discipline.
  • Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) designation in any jurisdiction in Canada.
  • Demonstrated capability to work effectively with a diverse group of technical personnel toward a common goal of continuous improvement.
  • Strong communication and ability to work collaboratively with others.
  • Experience in technical writing is required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to attend to detail and work in a time-conscious and time-effective manner.


We Build Careers and Pipelines That Last

Our story is about determination, resourcefulness and resilience. It’s about charting our own course, finding innovative solutions to challenging problems and doing the right thing. It was true when Trans Mountain became a company in 1951 and it’s just as true today. We welcome new members to our team that embrace the qualities in our story, that thrive on the new path and directions we take.  Our culture is one of care and taking our responsibilities seriously. If you would like to contribute to our culture, then join our journey.


A Rewarding Opportunity. We offer:

  • A place to share a sense of purpose and build relationships.
  • Meaningful work that makes a difference.
  • An opportunity within the Canadian energy industry.


In keeping with Trans Mountain’s commitment to maximize benefits for communities, priority will be given to qualified candidates from Indigenous, local and regional communities along the Trans Mountain existing, and expansion, pipeline corridor.


In Alberta, the existing pipeline system spans the traditional territories of Treaty 6, 7 and 8, and the Métis Nation of Alberta (Zone 4).


In British Columbia, the system crosses the traditional territories of numerous First Nations that are affiliated with the Secwepemc, Dakelh (Carrier), Nlaka'pamux, Syilx/Okanagan, Interior and Coast Salish, Stó:lo, as well as the Métis.

Trans Mountain also operates through 15 First Nation Reserves located within the region spanning the BC interior through Fraser Valley.


Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trans Mountain is committed to supporting diversity and individual differences.  The diverse viewpoints and cultural knowledge that our employees bring to work enrich our organization’s collective cultural understanding, which is reflected in the work we do every day.  Trans Mountain welcomes new team members from traditionally underrepresented groups, including women, Indigenous Peoples, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities.