Senior Recruiter (Term Role)

Date: May 10, 2023

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.


Our Core Values

Trans Mountain’s core values – Safety, Integrity, Respect and Excellence – guide our every step. Each obstacle we’ve overcome or success we’ve experienced has been the result of a shared commitment to living these values every day. Together, we’re focused on doing the right thing for each other and our communities.


As a Senior Recruiter with Trans Mountain, you’ll have the opportunity to work with a progressive and fast-paced group of Human Resources professionalsThis is a contract position based in our Calgary Head Office and will be a member of the Talent Management team.
Reporting to the Team Lead, Talent Acquisition, this role will be responsible for owning the full cycle recruitment process to support the attraction and hiring of top talent to meet Trans Mountain’s critical hiring objectives. You will be responsible for sourcing and selecting talent across various disciplines across Alberta and British Columbia.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for leading sourcing, assessing and interviewing qualified candidates utilizing various recruiting tools and techniques;
  • Responsible for advising and leveraging recruiting expertise to influence and execute full cycle recruitment to support a large volume of permanent and contract hires;
  • Providing strategic counsel to hiring leaders on selection decisions and guidance on inclusive hirings practices;
  • Partnering with in house sourcing specialist and external vendors to attract active and passive candidates;
  • Thorough intake discussion with hiring leaders to ensure a comprehensive understanding of the position, and development of job postings;
  • Effective management of job requisitions within the Applicant Tracking System (ATS);
  • Pre-employment screening coordination and assisting with onboarding activities; and
  • Advising on the effectiveness of recruiting efforts, plans and implementation to the broader HR team, and providing input and suggestions on process improvements.


Qualifications and Professional Experience:

  • Minimum of seven (7) years full-cycle recruitment experience;
  • Completion of a post-secondary degree or diploma in Human Resources, Business or related field is preferred;
  • Working towards the CPHR designation and/or Registered Professional Recruiter accreditation would be considered an asset;
  • Proven track record of having delivered on a large volume of recruiting within stringent timelines;
  • Ability to quickly build rapport and develop a high level of trust with internal clients to execute and deliver on their hiring priorities;
  • Proficient in all Microsoft office programs and in various types of ATS (Applicant Tracking Systems). Knowledge of SuccessFactors would be an asset;
  • Resourceful, high attention to detail and professional demeanor;
  • Proven analytical skills, with strong reporting and record keeping skills;
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills; and
  • Commitment to the highest level of integrity and confidentiality.


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:

  • Valuable experience providing opportunity for professional development and career advancement;
  • An opportunity to engage with and learn from some of the most talented and experience people in the business;
  • Competitive compensation;
  • A place to share a sense of purpose and build relationships;
  • Meaningful work that makes a difference;
  • An opportunity within the Canadian energy industry.


We value:

  • The health, safety and wellness of everyone working in our company;
  • Meaningful participation from Indigenous and local communities;
  • The commitment and resilience of our people;
  • Collaboration and achieving success together. 


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.