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Contract Admin Technologist - Fort St. John


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Full time, Temporary




Job Description:

Source:    BC Hydro
Job Title:  contract
Job Number: BCH-T-6336-190329E1
Job Location: Fort St John Site C Constr Ofc, British Columbia, Canada
Job Status: Full-time, Temporary

We’re BC Hydro and we have a big job to do.
Keeping the lights on for over 4 million people across the province takes a lot of talented people doing many different jobs. From working deep in a generating station, atop a power pole, or behind a desk, whatever it is that makes you tick we offer challenging careers to help you reach your potential.
We’re investing more than $2 billion per year in major capital infrastructure projects to help meet the growing demand for safe, reliable power. We’re upgrading transmission lines, building new substations, and investing in our hydroelectric generation facilities.
We aim to provide meaningful and challenging work, opportunities for growth and a healthy work/life balance. We’ve been recognized for excellence and been named one of B.C.’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for four years in a row.
It's our vision to be the most trusted, innovative utility company in North America by being smart about power in all we do.
Site C will be a third dam and hydroelectric generating station on the Peace River in northeast B.C and offers the opportunity to be part of one of the largest infrastructure projects in Canada. It is part of BC Hydro's overall program to invest in and renew the province's electricity system. Construction on the project began in summer 2015. When completed, Site C will provide British Columbians with clean, renewable and cost-effective electricity for more than 100 years. To learn more about the project, please visit www.sitecproject.com.
  • Performs a variety of duties associated with contract management/task management functions such as providing direction on contractual matters, discussing, clarifying and following up on commercial, associated technical and legal concerns with other members of the project team; prepares monitoring plans and assigns responsibility for verifying, expediting and approving plans detailing production schedules, drawings, instruction manuals, shipping reports, manufacturing period, testing and acceptance delivery of materials/parts and vendor performance; follows up to adjust schedules and /or expediting performance expectations; prepares purchase requisitions.
  • Coordinates expediting of work including meeting with vendors to ensure work progress meets schedules, quality and cost factors; prepares contract change orders and/or prepares and negotiates changes or adjustments to contracts; administers contract payment by reviewing invoices and related documentation for work completion, preparing payment certificates and approving within assigned signing authority, preparing hold-back release payments and assigning applicable taxes to payment items; initiates work orders and prepares related invoice requisitions to collect back charges resulting from contract deficiencies; prepares and issues Local Purchase Orders.
  • Administers warranty claims for equipment or systems that have failed within warranty period by enforcing contract provisions, negotiating settlements, establishing legal position and ensuring work is completed; resolves contract termination issues and ensures work is completed through other resources.
  • Provides a contract administration services for the tendering of supply, supply and install and consulting services contracts by preparing contract tender documents comprising commercial terms and conditions and technical specifications, reviewing the technical specifications of work to be contracted to ensure that the commercial and technical portions are effectively integrated for straightforward tender evaluation and optimal management after contract award, preparing question and answer series and tender addendums during the tender process, analyzing tenders for deliverables and commercial viability noting exceptions and shortcomings, preparing tender evaluation documentation including award recommendations for management approval and approving awards within assigned signing authority.
  • Provides technical direction and guidance to, and performs some of the same duties as the Contracts Clerk Leader and Contracts Clerk 4 .
  • Performs duties of a minor nature related to the above duties which do not affect the rating of the job.

Job Requirements:

Must have completed a National Diploma from an Institute of Technology in Business Administration, Electrical, Civil or Mechanical and a minimum of eight years experience in electrical utility design or supply chain functions.

How to Apply:

This position is affiliated with the Movement of United Professionals union (MoveUP/COPE).
  • This position is based in Fort St. John, BC.
  • This is a Full Time Temporary opportunity until approximately May 2024.
  • Please note this is a MOU 15 position.
  • Candidates should possess experience working on large scale, complex, multi-year infrastructure projects.
  • Candidates should possess knowledge and experience with BCH Hydro’s Project and Portfolio
  • Management tools (PPM) including P6 and Business Warehouse, Passport, Unifier and SAP
  • applications.
  • Candidates should possess advanced knowledge of MS Excel.
  • Interviews for this position may include an assessment test.
  • Some travel may be required.
  • This location is eligible for a Remote Incentive of 12%.
Please be advised that this role has been assessed as safety sensitive and pre-qualification alcohol and drug testing will be required as a pre-condition to employment.
How to Apply
Interested candidates should submit their applications online at https://app.bchydro.com/careers/current_opp.html  by April 19th, 2019.
To access the job posting, visit the BC Hydro “Current Opportunities” Careers page to view and apply for jobs.
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On the BC Hydro Careers site, click on the Apply button in order to complete the steps to apply for this job. Please be sure to update your Candidate Profile with your current resume and include copies of your certifications, if applicable.
We're always looking for exceptional people to bring new ideas, fresh thinking and the motivation to help shape the electricity system in B.C. It's an exciting time to be a part of our team as we invest in our system and prepare to meet the challenges of tomorrow.
Our values guide our work. Want to join us?
We are safe.
We are here for our customers.
We are one team.
We act with integrity.
We respect our province.
We are forward thinking.
BC Hydro is an equal opportunity employer.

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