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Operations Technologist I / Technologue opérations I

Date:  04-Feb-2023

Grande Prairie, AB, CA Fort McMurray, AB, CA Red Deer, AB, CA


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At Purolator, you’ll be proud knowing you’re working for a Canadian company that truly values its employees. And it’s community. This is an exciting and evolving industry and we’re leading the change as we strive to deliver the future. Here you will be empowered to help move the business forward. Each and every day. Are you open to the possibilities?

Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. If you have questions, please feel free to ask during your interview.

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This role can sit in the following cities:    Grande Prairie, Fort McMurray, Red Deer                         

Job Description

This role is part of the Operations Systems team and is responsible for assisting in the deployment and upkeep of operational technology at Purolator Courier including ARC, mobility, and soft automation projects. The Operations Technologist will be involved in other technical projects relating to revenue and visibility.


Specific Accountabilities

· Maintenance and repair on ARC technologies and other specialized equipment

· Develop and analyze reports to improve performance

· Work with technology development team on development and deployment of new devices

· Assist in trouble shooting of technology issues

· Work with technology team on ARC and Trak3 related projects

· Participate and/or manage various projects within Operations Systems umbrella



· Exemplifies and consistently demonstrates our core competencies of communication, innovation, change management, relationship building and leadership

· Ability to work in team environment

· Excellent communication skills

· Excellent analytical and reporting skills

· Strong technical background and analytics to understand propriety components and assist with trouble shooting.

· At least 1 year experience with repairs/upgrades on technical equipment

· Understanding of cube and reweigh process within the courier industry

· Experience with overhead scanning and cubing technologies

· Understanding of automation in courier industry

· Understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle and Software Development Methodologies

· Ability to work flexible hours (including weekend work)

· Ability to travel (personal vehicle required) primarily within Northern Alberta

· Ability to lift heavy objects


Preferred Qualifications:

· Post-Secondary education in Engineering/Electronics/Technology or Computer Science or related experience and technical skills.

· Previous experience associated with Transportation/Logistics and express movement of goods and mobility equipment





Location:                    514 - Edmonton North  
Working Conditions: Office Environment; Warehouse Environment 

Posting Number:         [[id]]

Reports to:                  Operations Systems Manager 

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Purolator is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, Aboriginal/Indigenous status or any other factors considered discriminatory. If you require an accommodation during the recruitment process, we will work with you to meet your needs.

We recognize that our employees and their families are key stakeholders. We will only be successful as a business if we provide our employees with a safe and healthy workplace and we have the right people in the right roles with the support they need to succeed. We hire for attitude and train for skills.  To learn more about us and our values, go to

At Purolator, every day is an opportunity for our employees to connect with one another and with our customers to help make a positive impact in the communities where we live, work and play.



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