Electrical Technician

Date: Mar 18, 2017

Location: Griffith, IN, US

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Req #: 31601

Business Unit: Liquids Pipelines 
Education Experience: Trade School / Certification Required 
Employment Experience: 2 or more years of experience 
Travel: Up to 25% 
Position Type: Regular Full-Time Employee Position


WE= teamwork at work


We didn't get to be a leader in energy delivery or ranked on the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations index on our own. We did it in partnership with outstanding individuals who work together as a team to help fuel the quality of people's lives. People like you. And now we're looking for just such an individual to join our team. 


Electrical Technicians maintain, troubleshoot, repair, install, and commission electrical equipment such as PLCs, instrumentation, motor control centers, motors, switchgear, substations and other electrical equipment. 


Ensure that electrical maintenance work is performed in compliance with regulations and company O&M procedure requirements.

Be aware of and comply with Company safety and work policies.

Perform emergency response first responder duties.

Complete all mandatory safety training.

Complete all required technical training.

Complete all required Operator Qualified (OQ) training and certifications.

Develop and execute equipment lock-outs.

Maintain, calibrate, and troubleshoot pipeline system electrical equipment: substation equipment, medium voltage switchgear, VFDs, 480V systems, PLC systems, instrumentation systems, petroleum quality systems, and measurement systems.

Use maintenance software to document maintenance work.

Collaborate with the Technical Supervisor, other Electrical Technicians, and Mechanical Technicians, to plan, schedule, and execute maintenance work efficiently and effectively.

Maintain facility records and update drawings as required.

Assist Mechanical Technicians as required.

Assist project teams with construction projects as assigned: design reviews, hazard assessments, pre-bid tours, pre-construction meetings, electrical equipment installation, and equipment commissioning.

Communicate with and maintain a positive working relationship with the Control Center operators, Operations and Maintenance personnel, and other internal and external stakeholders.

Preform locates for contractors and internal requests

Launch and receive pigs for pipeline operation and maintenance.
Perform station housekeeping activities (remote sites): grass mowing, snow plowing, cleaning, septic service, etc.



  • High School Diploma
  • Completion of an approved electrical apprenticeship program or 2 year electrical technical/vocational degree.
  • 3-5 years experience in industrial electrical maintenance.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Good problem solving skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision.
  • Knowledgeable in oil/gas pipeline operations is desirable.
  • Candidate must live, or be willing to relocate, within 25 miles of the Griffith, Indiana Terminal.
  • Candidate must be able to obtain a DOT Medical Card.
  • Salary and job level will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
  • Share our core values of Integrity, Safety and Respect.


Safety Critical Position: Yes 
Additional Posting Locations:  
Industry: Skilled Labor - Trades
Posting Closing Date: March 31, 2017


We appreciate your interest in Enbridge Energy Company, Inc. However, only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. Enbridge is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to provide employment opportunities to all individuals, without regard to race, religion, age, sex, color, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, or disability.


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The above profile is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of accountabilities, qualifications, or other aspects of the job.

Nearest Major Market: Gary
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago

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