Fortis BC

Job Description 

Branch: Gas
Affiliation: Management & Exempt
Employment Status: Full-Time Regular
Workplace Flexibility: No
Posting End Date: Open until filled

We’re a Canadian-owned and BC-based energy company taking steps toward a lower-carbon energy future by providing renewable energy, natural gas and electricity to more than 1.2 million customers.

We’re looking for new talent to join us as we transform BC’s energy future. Our diverse team of more than 2,600 employees is committed to a safe and inclusive culture where each of us can connect, belong and grow. Join us and let’s work together for a better BC. Position Overview
Are you a detailed oriented individual with an excellent ability to problem solve? Are you a fair individual who builds strong partnerships that bring positive end-results? Do you hold yourself and your teams accountable to ensure every job is done right and on time?

We want to hear from you!

As our Construction Supervisor, you will oversee contractor crews to ensure our natural gas mains and services work are completed to FortisBC’s expectations. You will support our project managers on the construction of sustainment and growth projects. In this role, you will:
Assess contractor work performance, including quality, safety, and workload management while taking corrective actions as necessary
Participate in meetings with contractors to provide feedback and problem solve issues
Lead investigations on contractor crew incidents
Review and approve invoices
Participate in constructability and estimate reviews
Develop subject matter expert knowledge in one or more areas of field construction and utilize that knowledge to support the PMO team (I.E. PE fusion, welding, confined space, directional drilling, GWFM etc.) In year 1, you will:
Learn FortisBC’s expectations for contractor construction
Shadow experienced Construction Supervisors and participate in field oversite and invoice approval for contractor crews
Participate in PMO Safety and Training days
Participate in Construction Supervisor training In year 2, you will:
Continue contractor oversite and contract administration
Identify areas of expertise and work towards obtaining specialized training
Identify opportunities to improve efficiencies and contract
Support a sustainment/growth project
Handle contractor incident investigations
Represent FortisBC at contractor safety meetings
Coordinate inter-departmental communications and promote best practices What it takes:
Excellent knowledge in one or more areas of field construction
Technologist diploma in a construction-related field or trades certificate preferred
Excellent team player with an ability to communicate clearly and concisely
Solid construction experience in a leadership capacity or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience, preferably in a utility
Our engaging workplace offers a wide range of challenging opportunities, while being safe, inclusive and diverse. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, while supporting life-long career development. We also encourage volunteerism and nourish the need to give back to your community.


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