June 14, 2021

Pipeline Scheduler (term role)

Job Description

As a Pipeline Scheduler with Trans Mountain, you’ll have the opportunity to work with a progressive and fast-paced group of experts in the Shipper Services department. The Shipper Services Department manages oil accounting, customer logistics, power consumption, pipeline scheduling, oil measurement and quality control for Trans Mountain Pipelines in Canada and the U.S. This position is based in our Calgary office and will report to the Supervisor of Facility Planning and Pipeline Scheduling.

This scheduler is responsible for the logistics of transporting oil through the Trans Mountain Terminals and pipelines while maximizing the revenues for the company. They will develop and maintain schedules on a monthly basis to receive and deliver crude. The Pipeline Scheduler will balance the needs of multiple receipt and delivery facilities, while minimizing risk to company interests. This position will have “on-call” responsibilities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Create efficient and effective petroleum transportation schedules while minimizing operating costs and optimizing performance for all Trans Mountain pipeline systems and terminals independently and cooperatively within a scheduling team.
  • Coordinate and execute schedules from nominations while managing requests from Customer Logistics and customers while maximizing throughput of company’s facilities.
  • Coordinate schedule changes and interact with feeder pipelines and delivery facilities personnel, TM pipeline control system operators and other TM departments, such as Engineering and Operations, to facilitate their work.
  • Managing crude inventory of company facilities including monitoring tanks, review batch tickets and working with operations and productions accounting in this matter.
  • Fully understand shipper, TM and connected facility requirements and accurately prioritize scheduling, address issues that come up on the pipeline or terminals and resolve competing priorities.
  • Work with engineering and operations in regards to maintenance outages, provide schedules as requested to aid in safe job planning while minimizing downtime.
  • Represent the Shipper Services business interests on projects when they arise.

Qualifications and Professional Experience

  • Post-secondary education in Logistics, Petroleum or Power Engineering, Bachelor’s degree in Business or Marketing preferred.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of working experience in the Oil industry preferably in a scheduling capacity.
  • Strong qualitative analytical skills with advanced proficiency with MicrosoftExcel and operations or pipeline scheduling software.
  • Knowledge of pipeline scheduling and logistics including nominations/allocations.
  • Excellent communication skills, and the ability to translate scheduling activities into written instruction.
  • Strong organizational skills, able to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated commitment to problem solving, risk mitigation with a keen attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment and deliver under pressure with strict deadlines and in stressful situations.
  • Ability to build and maintain effective relationships across a diverse set of internal and external stakeholders.

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.

Click to Apply

Other Opportunities

July 16, 2021
July 16, 2021
July 16, 2021
July 16, 2021
June 1, 2021
May 10, 2021
May 10, 2021
May 10, 2021
May 10, 2021
April 15, 2021
September 15, 2020
September 11, 2020
August 11, 2020
August 11, 2020
August 6, 2020
August 6, 2020