Twinning the Trans Mountain Pipeline will inject more than $12.6 billion into Canada’s economy through Project spending and lead to new jobs in the short and long term, job-related training opportunities and increases in taxes collected through all three levels of government. 

Trans Mountain is committed to maximizing employment, training and procurement opportunities for Indigenous, local and regional community members along the Project corridor.

Employment Update

As of December 31, 2019, about 6.6 million person hours have been spent on the Project:

  • Total hires: more than 2,900 people, including Indigenous, local and regional hires
  • Indigenous hires: more than 300 people

The majority of hiring for the Project is being done by the contractors responsible for building the pipeline and facilities and interested applicants are encouraged to submit their resumes directly to the selected contractors for their area of interest here

Education and Training Update

Trans Mountain and our contractors have been working with training providers to offer programs addressing the skills we need to complete the Project and to provide opportunities for industry-recognized certification and long-term employment in a variety of skilled and semi-skilled vocations.

As of December 31, 2019:

  • Total number of people trained: more than 825
  • Indigenous people trained: more than 110
  • More than $29 million in education and training programs, funding and initiatives

Procurement Update

As of December 31, 2019, Trans Mountain and its contractors have awarded more than $4.52 billion in contracts:

  • BC contracts: $2.56 billion
  • Alberta contracts: $1.27 billion
  • Indigenous contracts in BC and Alberta: $279 million

Contractors, hired directly by Trans Mountain, will largely conduct the procurement of goods and services for Project construction and will work with Trans Mountain to select sub-contractors, suppliers and other required vendors. Trans Mountain and the selected contractors will work closely to identify the existing business capacities that reside in the Indigenous, local and regional communities along the Project corridor. For more information and to apply for procurement opportunities click here.