Valve technician - Actuation Edmonton 2146450

Edmonton, AB

We are the largest global distributor, based on sales, of pipe, valves, and fittings (PVF) and related products and services to the energy industry and supplies these products and services across each of the upstream, midstream and downstream sectors.  


Job Purpose

Responsible for performing technical duties related manufacturing, assembly, and testing of electrical and pneumatic automated valve assemblies.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Pull stock and buyout items for assembly and shipment of customer orders or transfers;
  • Inspect all fabricated and purchased materials to ensure that customer specifications and industry codes and standards are met;
  • Document non-conforming material and subsequent required corrective action;
  • Document and maintaining files as required to permit certification of compliance with product specification;
  • Assemble and test mechanical, electric, pneumatic, and hydraulic automated assemblies;
  • Perform assembly on various types of electric or pneumatic assemblies;
  • Perform pre-installation inspections to assist the project team;
  • Serve as point of contact for technical/quality issues for local sales representatives;
  • Report customer concerns and technical issues to local sales representatives;
  • Coordinate communication between the sales office and the warehouse to assure efficient and timely deliveries to customers;
  • Establish a friendly and effective working relationship with manufacturers and internal and external customers using written; correspondence, proper phone etiquette, and other effective interpersonal skills
  • Maintain 24-hour availability as needed in order to lend assistance to Branch Manager;
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned;
  • Take reasonable care for the safety and health of yourself and others; report workplace hazards, injuries, or illness immediately.
  • Mount actuators to valve;
  • Perform modifications to actuators (seals, spring changes);
  • Mount and calibrate basic accessories (Limit Switches, Solenoids, Quick exhausts).
Experience and Education Requirements

  • High school diploma or a GED (General Education Degree) or equivalent combination of education and work experience that provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work;
  • Two years of related industry experience, either with our company or with a similar work environment;
  • Strong knowledge of, or ability to learn, products and processes;
  • Must have the ability to acquire all necessary certifications for working at customer sites;
  • Basic mechanical knowledge of gearing, bearings, and moving assemblies;
  • Basic knowledge of electrical and pneumatic type equipment usage (e.g., pneumatic and electric tools, fixtures and test equipment);
  • Basic knowledge of electricity and electrical components and ability to use basic hand tools;
  • Ability to learn and operate material handling equipment;
  • Ability to establish working rapport with local management, technical inside and outside sales representatives, warehouse associates, and other branch personnel using proper phone etiquette and other effective interpersonal skills;
  • Typing and computer skills, including MS Office (Outlook);
  • Knowledge of or ability to learn warehouse business processes and software;
  • Valid Driver’s license with the ability to meet  vehicle policy.
  • Must have the ability to provide documentation verifying legal work status.
  • Ability to read and speak the English language proficiently in order to communicate with others, understand and interpret safety instructions, and to respond to inquiries.
We Offer:
  • Competitive  Salary
  • Health Benefits
  • Company stock Purchase Plan
  • RRSP program
Please submit your resume ASAP!

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MRC Global

MRC Global

MRC is the largest global distributor of pipe, valve and fitting products
and services to the energy and industrial markets. Our customers businesses
are capital intensive and their operating processes and environments are often
extreme. These industries and conditions are demanding and require a supplier
that understand the importance of safety, quality and reliable service. Since 1921, MRC has built our business to serve these customers.


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