Canadian Base Operators’ North Warning System’s team is growing! If you are a committed and collaborative professional looking to contribute to a hard-working, innovative team, this opportunity is for you.

The POL Technician is located across the Canadian Arctic and typically reports directly to the Fuel Supervisor. The primary focus is to perform inspections and tests on the POL tank farms including the pumps and lines. Inspect, maintain and repair the bulk fuels system tanks and pipelines on a daily and weekly basis under the direction of the Fuel Supervisor.

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Take receipt of bulk fuel and ensure that the fuel is deposited in the appropriate storage facility
  • Perform fueling services with POL products for authorized aircraft, outlying building and miscellaneous storage tanks/units which includes the transfer of fuel from the tank farms to the day tank and portable tank
  • Assist in de-fueling operations from aircraft wing tanks under the direction of the Flight Engineer
  • Respond to emergencies of spills of POL or system failures
  • Perform repairs on all fuel supply systems (restoration of services) as per industry standards
  • Accurately record all work orders for the facilities, as well as records of normal and abnormal operating conditions and malfunctions along with corrective actions taken
  • Providing Wildlife Protection
  • Fuelling helicopters, loading and unloading the aircrafts
  • Shovelling snow
  • Responding to site emergencies and environmental emergencies
  • General housekeeping in support of a healthy and safe workplace environment and taking proactive and corrective measures
  • Other duties assigned by Manager or Supervisor


  • Communicates Effectively
  • Holds Self and Others Accountable
  • Problem Solving and Innovation
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Values and Respects Others


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • PMH certification or equivalent
  • PM3 certification or equivalent


  • 3-5 years related experience in transportation of dangerous goods (land, sea and air)
  • Training and experience in POL handling and aircraft re-fueling; fall arrest training; hazardous material training; confined space training (considered an asset)


  • Willing and able to travel
  • Comfortable working in and flying to remote Arctic locations via helicopter and/or smaller fixed wing aircraft
  • Interpreting drawings, diagrams and specifications on a variety of mechanical equipment, including manufacturer’s manuals and parts books
  • Possess Reliability Clearance or be eligible to obtain same
  • Possess Standard First Aid trained with CPR Level A, or willing to obtain Standard First Aid certification and hold a valid certificate
  • Possess a valid Possession and Acquisition License (PAL) or willing to obtain and hold a current license
  • Possess a valid class ‘G’ driver’s license, or provincial/territorial equivalent
  • Possess serviceable steel toe safety boots that meet standards for workplace safety
  • Must be familiar with safety regulations and practices, including working at heights
  • Good written and verbal skills (English)
  • Proficient user of MS Office (Word, Excel, Project and Outlook)

Canadian Base Operators welcomes and encourages applications from persons with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process.