Lead Hand - Pipeline Maintenance


Category: Field Operations
Location: North Bay, Ontario
Title: Lead Hand - Pipeline Maintenance
Job ID: 14367
Job Status: Full Time Regular

Job Summary

You are an experienced Lead Hand who’s familiar with all aspects of cathodic protection installation work on pipelines. You are a hands-on, detail oriented leader, running a small crew of 4-5 people, in addition to working alongside subcontractors and inspectors. You will be responsible for coordinating front line supervision of various maintenance and construction activities relating to pipeline cathodic protection systems.

Join the Ledcor team based out of North Bay, Ontario!. This is a seasonal role with a project duration till the end of November (weather permitting). Applicants outside of Ontario will be considered provided that they are able to travel to Ontario for the duration of the project.


• Performs front line supervision of cathodic protection installation work, including excavation, line locating, exposing lines/cables, staking, and installation of anodes, cables, junction boxes etc., and managing subcontractors
• Prepares and deliver work instructions and safety meetings to the crew at the start of daily shifts
• Promote Ledcor safety culture
• Apply drawings to the task at hand and verify their accuracy
• Ensure the quality of the job meets or exceeds client specifications
• Communicates work progress, schedule variance, crew and safety performance to Superintendent, Project Manager, Inspectors, and others on a daily basis
• Responsible for completing and submitting daily progress reports, work tickets, safety documentation, and other paperwork
• Resolves work problems and recommend measures to improve productivity
• Prepare as-built drawings and closeout documentation upon the completion of the job
• Ensure that all required Operating and Safe Work Procedures are followed
• Ensure materials are ordered and delivered as required
• May perform other related duties as assigned


• Must have a minimum 10 + years’ experience on pipeline construction projects related to cathodic protection
• Must have experience overseeing and directing crews
• Must be able to perform physically demanding tasks and stand for an extended periods of time
• NACE CP1 Certification will be an asset
• Must successfully complete pre-access drug and alcohol testing
• Must possess and maintain a clean driver’s abstract and valid driver's license
• Proficiency with basic computer skills including e-mail, word and excel
• Ability to work with minimal supervision
• Combines, evaluates, and reasons using information and data to make decisions and solve problems

Work Conditions

• Applicants that reside in the North Bay, Ontario and surrounding areas will be given preference due to the location of this project
• 5/2, 10/4 or 15/6 shift rotation depending on site location working 10-12 hours/day
• Must be flexible working varying shift rotations
• Extensive travel required throughout Northern Ontario will be required
• Work will be primarily outdoors in various weather conditions

Ledcor Pipeline offers a unique set of pipeline services unmatched anywhere in the oil and gas industry. From pipeline construction to investigative digs and subcontractor management, we are accustomed to operating in challenging terrain, and we maintain some of the largest pipeline networks in the world.

But when you work for Ledcor, your experience will go far beyond the project. Do you want a career that means more? Join our True Blue team now!


North Bay, ON
North Bay, Ontario

Date Posted 8/16/2017