Transmission Mechanic

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Transmission Mechanic¬ 

Reference Code:¬ 56463¬ 


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Location:¬ United States (US)¬ ¬ -¬ Wellington,¬ OH¬ 

Job Category:¬ Pipeline/Power Operations; Trades/Technical

Employment Type:¬ Employee Full-time

Relocation Eligibility:¬ This position is not eligible for our relocation program¬ ¬ ¬ 


General Information

The Transmission Mechanic is responsible for the operation, maintenance, testing and inspection of natural gas pipelines and associated facilities / equipment.¬ ¬ 

Due to the emergency response requirements of the position the successful applicant must¬ live¬ within 30 miles or 45 minutes of¬ the facility¬ in Wellington, OH.


We anticipate filling this position locally, therefore it is not eligible for cross-border or domestic relocation programs.



  • Performs pipeline maintenance activities such as: pipeline patrols; leak repairs and surveys; lubricating valves; installing cathodic protection systems and anodes; blows drips; clears right-of-way; monitors heaters;

  • Locates and marks pipelines through the state one call system;

  • Removes freezes in pipelines, drips or meters;

  • Communicates with contractors, general public, landowners and government agencies relative to gas operations;

  • Operates company trucks, small dozer, brush hog and/or backhoe to perform operation and maintenance duties;

  • Performs general housekeeping duties for company facilities as required.

  • Periodically assists in leak repairs (using Gas Trace/Gas Scopes) and/or construction jobs;

  • Using PC and/or hand held device, completes Work Orders, enters data into Job Plans, creates new Notifications, etc. in SAP work manager;

  • Responsible for the operation and maintenance of natural gas pipelines and associated equipment;

  • Works independently on a daily basis;

  • Required to work in a team environment on occasion;

  • Other tasks as required.



  • Able to complete reports and records clearly and legibly;

  • Above-average ability to understand verbal and written instructions and possess basic mathematical skills;

  • Above-average physical stamina when lifting, bending, climbing, pushing and pulling tools and equipment while accomplishing work duties;

  • Above-average skills as a good team worker and ability to work cooperatively with co-workers;

  • Possess leadership abilities;

  • Demonstrated basic personal computer skills, and the ability to obtain basic skills in using a handheld computer;

  • Ability to obtain basic skills in using SAP work manager.


Education / Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required;

  • Marking and locating pipeline experience¬ is preferred;

  • Previous mechanical experience is preferred.


This position requires candidates to:

  • Have and maintain a valid driver's license;

  • Successfully complete a pre- employment medical screening, including drug and alcohol testing;

  • Be available for overtime, extended work hours, and call-outs as needed;

  • Travel to other company locations for temporary assignments, meetings or training which would involve some overnight stays away from home.


Depending on the qualifications of the applicants, the successful candidate may be offered a position at a more appropriate level and/or ladder.

Applicants must have legal authorization to work in the country in which the position is based with no restrictions.

All positions require background screening. Some include criminal and/or credit checks in order to comply with regulations.

Please apply to this posting by 12/10/2018. To apply, please visit transcanada.com/careers through your desktop or laptop. Use reference code 56463. Only applications submitted through the TransCanada Careers website will be acknowledged.

TransCanada is an equal opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program supervised by the U.S. Government.

Make what you do matter.

At TransCanada we dream big, think big and do big things. For over 60 years, we've had the vision and scale to deliver big things that matter to the world. From supplying reliable and efficient energy to millions of North Americans with our pipelines, gas storage and power generation facilities, we believe in making big things possible.¬ 

TransCanada is looking for people who are willing to think about the future...and think big. We're looking for people who are ready to take on the most significant challenges of their careers and define energy infrastructure in North America.

Thank you for choosing TransCanada in your career search.

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