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About PureHM


We give pipeline operators confidence that they are delivering energy safely by offering the highest quality service and inspection data to make integrity decisions.

Trust. Experience. Value.

Energy resources are crucial to the economy and individual communities. PureHM provides solutions for regulated inspections of the pipelines that deliver these energy products. Using these solutions, we give pipeline companies confidence that they are delivering their products as safely and efficiently as possible. Using our best-in-class technologies, we provide operators with the actionable information needed to identify problem areas, reduce unnecessary pipeline repairs, and prolong asset life. Ultimately, we help you ensure that your pipelines are fit for service. This allows you to focus your integrity resources in the right place while maximizing product delivery in the safest way possible. This means that your budgets go further, your reputation is protected, and energy delivered safely.


McDonnell Family

PureHM was originally founded in 1995 by Jim Hunter and Shamus McDonnell as Hunter McDonnell Pipeline Services Inc. In 2014, the company was acquired by Pure Technologies Ltd., a world leader in the development and application of technologies for inspection, monitoring, and management of critical infrastructure. In January 2018, Pure Technologies and PureHM were acquired by Xylem, a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative technology solutions to the world’s water challenges.

As of 2018, PureHM has grown to over 100 employees serving pipeline owners across North America, as well as three other continents through Pure’s international offices.


PureHM offers career development. Even if you have never worked in the pipeline industry, we can teach you everything you need to know. Do you like the challenge of conducting the most difficult tasks, and that feeling of achievement when you succeed where others have faltered? This is what PureHM does every day. If you are a hardworking and innovative thinking individual that is committed to providing the best possible products and services in the industry, then a career at PureHM might be right for you.

We are always looking for enthusiastic and motivated people to expand the PureHM team. Please forward your resume to

View our current opportunities here.

Careers at PureHM


Safety at PureHM

At PureHM, we are committed to a strong safety program that aims to protect our employees, those we work with, the public, and the environment.

PureHM has an excellent safety track record with no lost time incidents in over 10 years. Our safety program includes all elements for both Canadian and US regulations in all jurisdictions we provide services. Our safety record has been recognized as a five-time winner of the “Work Safe Alberta Best Safety Performer Awards” which recognizes ~350 companies out of Alberta’s 110,000+ employers.

PureHM is compliant with the following: The Alberta Safety Council, The Alberta Construction Safety Association, ComplyWorks, Certificate of Recognition, ISNetworld, National Compliance Management Serice, National Center for Construction Education and Research, PICS, and Veriforce.


PureHM creates customized educational training sessions and hands-on seminars to meet the needs of your group. Presentations are held at our Edmonton training facility and include comfortable tiered seating for 30 people and access to audiovisual resources. Our pipeline experts are also happy to travel to others locations to instruct material outside the PureHM office.

Course material includes but is not limited to, the following area topics: pipeline pig tracking, pipeline integrity, locator and ECDA theory and a variety of NACE courses. Inquire further to discuss seminar leaders, scheduling, course content and costs at

Training at PureHM

Technical Staff

Technical Staff at PureHM

PureHM’s executive team include engineers and experts with over 100-years of combined hands-on experience, whose contributions continue to lead to significant pipeline industry advancements. Our technical staff are leading experts whose goal is to foster a trusted partnership with our customers and consistently deliver high-quality data in a safe and efficient fashion across a broad range of pipeline integrity work.

Learn more about our technical staff.

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