Journeyman Electrician


Employment Type Full time
Location On site · North Dakota, USA
Team Instrumentation and Electrical
Seniority Mid-level, Senior
  • Closing: 2:09pm, 22nd Feb 2024 MST

Job Description

Meet Enerplus  

We're an independent North American exploration and production company focused on developing our high-quality assets through a disciplined, returns-based capital program. This focus, accountability, and our people will help us deliver differentiated long-term shareholder value. We are proud of what we do and how we do it. Our core values include a commitment to developing our resources responsibly and profitably while positively contributing to society. Consistent with this commitment, we work to ensure that our operations remain safe, resilient, and sustainable. Operational excellence in a safe and responsible manner is our number one priority.  

We strive for a workplace where everyone feels welcome and can actively participate and contribute. Our company is made up of skilled people with diverse backgrounds and experience. We are innovative, motivated, and accountable. This extends to how we work and the flexibility we provide employees. Our Flexible Work Location Program is just that. Leaders and employees have shared accountability to determine the ideal remote and in-office time mix. We aim for an environment that supports individual work location preferences while optimizing productivity, engagement, well-being, and overall performance in every role and team across the company. 


The Opportunity

We have an opening for a Journeyman Electrician in our Instrumentation and Electrical (I/E) team. This position is based in North Dakota and will report to the I/E Foreman. The primary accountability for this role is installing, troubleshooting, and maintaining electrical and automation systems utilized by our field teams. The ideal candidate has a strong understanding of North Dakota electrical installation standards and OSHA safety standards. The ideal candidate is detail-oriented with effective time management and organizational skills.  Experience with sizing wiring, transformers, and other electrical components is critical to this position. Familiarity with bids (including creating, reading, and interpreting) is essential to this role. As a member of this team, you will be the contact point for various internal and external stakeholders, so your communication and interpersonal skills should be excellent. The shift for this position is five days on, two days off.


What You Will Do

  • Organizing, planning, and scheduling electrical projects and service calls on well pads and facilities  

  • Troubleshoot all electrical issues higher than 110V 

  • Provide recommendations for upgrades, repairs, and maintenance 

  • Problem-solve automation and control wiring issues above 110V 

  • Managing projects to ensure completeness and timeliness 

  • Coordinate contractors/multiple crews and ensure their adherence to our safety policies and procedures  

  • Interpret electrical drawings and communicate effectively with the engineering team 

  • Oversee the commissioning of sites/projects related to your department 

  • Address code corrections  

  • Assisting other departments when simultaneous operations are happening on one site 


The Requirements  

  • Minimum two years experience in Oil and Gas   

  • North Dakota Journeyman’s License  

  • Valid driver’s license 

  • Minimum two years of electrician experience in Oil and Gas     

  • High School Diploma required 


What You Bring

  • Safety first mindset 

  • A strong work ethic and good interpersonal skills.  

  • Strong communication   

  • An affinity for the details  

  • Working knowledge of NEC and state requirements for electrical installations   

  • Understanding of OSHA safety standards  

  • Proficiency with SmartSheet and SiteView applications   

  • Ability to read electrical one-line drawings and other engineering documents 

  • Familiarity with control wiring and automation 

  • Adaptability 



We encourage anyone to apply without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or any other applicable status protected by Federal, State/Provincial or local law.   

Enerplus uses an innovative recruitment platform called Applied. Your application will be reviewed blindly - removing unconscious bias and promoting fair and smart hiring decisions. When you apply, you will be asked to answer a set of questions related to this position. Your answers will be made anonymous prior to being reviewed by the hiring team. We look forward to hearing about your experience with Applied.

Removing bias from the hiring process

Applications closed Thu 22nd Feb 2024


Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications closed Thu 22nd Feb 2024