Pros: travelling had a big area. all of southern ab.
Cons: lost our christmas turkey bonus
Liked the work. Was an area operator and gave support to the other operators. Pipeline patrol was a required duty and was always interesting. Repair signage and look for activity in the right of ways.Would test and repair all types of regulators,positioners,reliefs,vavles and esds. Did emergancy response 24hr call out duty. Freeze offs, over pressures, blowing reliefs, high differential on filters, compressor alarms, gas odour calls, low temperature calls on line heaters,gas quality,odourant,buy back after plants have upsets,H2S,low air alarms,low N2 alarms,door or site alarms. My favourite job was building new sites.Have done lots of wrenching,lining up flanges and bent installed miles of tubbing. Liked everyone and was very well liked. There wasn't a hardest part to the job enjoyed all aspects.