Petroleum Storage Tank Technician

Nisku, AB

Job Description


The Petroleum Storage Tank Technician is to conduct and properly document testing, maintenance, and repairs of Aboveground Storage Tanks (AST) systems. The Petroleum Storage Tank Technician works closely with external and internal client personnel as a company representative, perform maintenance, and troubleshooting without direct supervision. Petroleum Storage Tank Technicians help ensure that federal and provincial regulatory directives are met and serve as the eyes and ears of our external and internal clients, while identifying and documenting all compliant and any observed non-compliant issues. The Petroleum Storage Tank Technician position highly impacts other business functions that depend on the accuracy and efficiency of the work being completed.


  • Prepare work orders and other necessary paperwork and documentation according to Company and customer requirements
  • Accountable for maintaining service parts inventories in the assigned service Truck
  • Must have good electrical and mechanical aptitude; the ability to work and troubleshoot problems independently.
  • Repair, maintain, install, and trouble-shoot problems with mechanical and electronic equipment
  • Maintaining a clean driving record and producing a drivers’ abstract upon request
  • Meet scheduling and on-call requirements (service calls, customer service etc.)
  • Ensure proper maintenance is conducted for Company tools, equipment and vehicles used
  • Meet Company, Customer and Legislative safety standards (i.e. personal protective equipment, equipment/material handling etc.)
  • Other duties as assigned by the Service Manager
  • Pipefitting of product lines
  • Operating wheel loader
  • Should be able to understand and conform to complex regulatory requirements
  • Ability to work as a team player
  • Must be a self-motivated person with the desire to learn
  • An eye for details, being thorough
  • Basic knowledge of computer skills – email, scanning, Wi-Fi
  • Work with minimal supervision in remote locations alone and sometimes with no cell service


3-5 years’ experience in a warehouse/technician capacity


High School Diploma

Working For AFD

AFD Petroleum Ltd. offers its team members competitive wages, paid training programs & educational reimbursement, future growth opportunities and an exceptional benefits package.

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