Relief Valve Technician

Date: Nov 29, 2023

Location: Edmonton, AB, CA, T6B 3P2

Company: Spartan Controls Ltd.

Spartan Controls is an employee-owned company and leading provider of data management, industrial automation, valves, measurement and control solutions for process industries in Western Canada and beyond.  We are dedicated to providing exceptional sales, support and service experiences for our diverse customer base in industries such as mining, power, oil & gas, municipal, pulp & paper, and chemical. Spartan is committed to creating a sustainable modern world with innovative automation. Our focus is Customer Outcomes.  By leveraging applied automation we assist customers improving their Safety, Reliability, Operations and Productivity.  


Our employee ownership model creates a unique culture of community, creativity, entrepreneurship, and a place to build your career.  Spartan Controls provides an environment that not only encourages you to do your best, but also empowers you to do what it takes to create a solution, address a need, or respond to an issue.



We are currently recruiting for a permanent, full-time Relief Valve Technician to work with our Protection Production and Service team. This position will be based out of our new Edmonton Service Centre location (5515 42 Street NW) and will be required to work on our mobile service units based on customer sites as well as any of our other Service centres across Western Canada, as required. The successful candidate will report to the Manager, Production & Service – Protection in Edmonton.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Perform teardown, cleaning, evaluation, painting, testing, repair and service of all relief valves and assist in new production/assembly of new relief valves
  • Assist in any/all parts of the relief valve servicing and production processes as required
  • Interface with internal and external customers
  • Ability to work overtime and weekends to meet customer requirements as required.
  • Possible travel to various locations in Western Canada to support service work on our mobile onsite units or in our regional service centres, as required
  • Eventually participate in a 24/7 on call rotation
  • Participate in Quality and Safety Programs to ensure industry/ company requirements are always met or exceeded

Qualifications and Skills

  • Preference will be given to candidates that have certificates displaying:
    • 960 hours of logged pressure relief valve experience
    • Completion of a manufacturer’s training course for servicing pressure relief valves
  • Previous relief valve experience is required
  • Mechanical experience or ability considered an asset
  • Excellent problem-solving ability
  • Proven customer service experience
  • Able to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Detail oriented with a focus on quality
  • Committed to health and safety practices
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License
  • Physically able to lift a minimum of 35 lbs.
  • Entrepreneurial work ethic
  • Spartan is committed to providing a safe workplace for all employees. This position is classified as safety-sensitive, and as such, the successful candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment alcohol & drug test.

Close Date: Open Until Filled


Requisition ID: 954