Const Officer 4_Site C (Fort St-John)


BC Hydro

Published
July 19, 2021

Location

Category

Job Type

Experience
No experience required

Country
Canada

Province
British Columbia

Description

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 is to be the most trusted, innovative utility company in North America by being smart about power in all we do.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Duties:

  • Holds work leadership responsibilities for, and performs the same duties as lower level Construction Officers and other technical and clerical staff assigned to the project.
  • May act as on-site BC Hydro representative with the associated authority to commit BC Hydro to project activities and resulting costs.
  • Participates in project planning, including providing input into draft tender documents; participates in pre-job conferences with contractors and BC Hydro staff to ensure that contract specifications are clearly understood and that work schedules are appropriate.
  • Acts as a prime interface with project team members, local interest groups and other authorities.
  • Identifies, researches and develops alternate strategies to overcome a variety of construction and environmental problems on a project.
  • Administers contracts, monitors project activities and maintains liaison with contractors/CBU, ensuring that work materials, progress and costs meet BC Hydro’s expectations; resolves related problems; certifies progress and final payments are correct and approves acceptable deviations from contract specifications.
  • Coordinates the work and inspects key operations; directs and evaluates testing, surveying and estimating activities.
  • Acts as Site Safety Coordinator and ensures that contractors fulfill all safety and security requirements.
  • Act as Project Controller in accordance with SPR requirements.
  • Prepares reports of project activities and arranges for required permits and clearances.
  • Performs duties of a minor nature related to the above duties which do not affect the rating of the job.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Completion of a National Diploma of Technology in either Civil & Structural or Electrical from an Institute of Technology or relevant trades apprenticeship course or equivalent
  • Plus additional training in contract law
  • And 7 years of related construction work experience.

How to Apply

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit their applications online at https://app.bchydro.com/careers/current_opp.html  by August 1, 2021.

Click here to access the job posting or 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.
  • We include everyone. We welcome applications from anyone, including members of visible minorities, women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

We are also happy to provide reasonable accommodations throughout the selection process and while working at BC Hydro. If you require support applying online because you are a person with a disability, please contact us at Recruitmenthelp@BCHydro.com

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