Indigenous community members completing training at SAIT (Calgary, AB) in a pipeline monitoring program will be available to meet and greet industry representatives at Industry Nights.  You are invited to meet each cohort of 20 learners at Industry Nights to be held at SAIT’s Chinook Lodge on April 24, May 17 and June 14 from 4-6 pm (Room NN108, Senator Burns Building, 1301 – 16 Avenue NW, Calgary, Alberta T2M 0L4). We are seeking employment opportunities, capstone mentors or work placements for these graduates.

About the program

Our trainees undergo 3 weeks of training at SAIT in Calgary on Pipeline Operations, Inspection Techniques, Pipeline Lab, Safety, Security and Emergency Response. They then choose between conducting a capstone research project with the help of an industry mentor or completing work experience. Roles our trainees can fill include Pipeline Checker, boots-on-the-ground inspection,  and ground truthing air surveillance. This program is supported by First Nations partners, Western Diversification, the Government of Alberta, C-FER Technologies and InnoTech Alberta.

About the Pipeline Monitors

Our Indigenous Pipeline Monitors are from all over Western Canada. They range from youth to adults, and come with a variety of prior skillsets such as: heavy equipment operator, labourer, welder, carpenter, truck driver, environmental monitor, small business owner. Many of our monitors have years of experience working in the pipeline and upstream industries.

For more information, please contact:
Dr. Shauna-Lee Chai
Scientist, InnoTech Alberta
780 450 5175
Ms. Sarah Imran
Associate Dean, MacPhail School of Energy, SAIT
403 284-7183