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BC Hydro and Power Authority

Co-op Student - Civil - Winter 2022

Richmond, BC
Full Time
4 days ago

NB 51116675 - NC 51116676

BCH-T-6675-211008E1Employment Posting ID:

Co-op Student - Civil - Winter 2022 Positions Available: 3

Full-time (37.5 hrs/wk)Status: Fort St. John Site C Constr OfcJob Location: Co-Op Lower MainlandRegion:

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.


Please note, our job posting procedure for this term will not involve a series of individual job postings. For the Winter 2022 co-op recruitment, we are posting this single job description which represents multiple, varied positions located in the Lower Mainland and other areas of BC.

Candidate selection, interviews and hiring will take place continuously from this single posting - this means while there is a closing date listed, hiring managers will regularly review applications submitted shortly after the posting is live in your Co-op system. So, we recommend you apply early to get the best visibility from all hiring managers.

By applying to this one posting, you will be considered for each of the openings across our engineering teams.

Students invited to interview will receive more detail of the specific position(s) the student is being considered for during the interview.

As a Co-op student, you will learn and experience: * Practical, hands-on work experience directly related to Civil Engineering.. * Learning and training opportunities, including opportunities to network with your division. * Learn all about other divisions and initiatives at BC Hydro. * Take advantage of the opportunity to explore future career options.

Depending on what team the successful candidate is hired into, duties can also include some of the following: * Provide assistance and support to Civil engineers * Work mainly in the office, but may participate in some field work * Participate in high value, multi-disciplinary project work and gain valuable insight into the organization and implementation of large capital projects. Gain exposure to the exciting and increasingly growing hydro electric industry.

BCH-T-6675-211008E1 - Co-op Student - Civil - Winter 2022

NB 51116675 - NC 51116676


* To qualify as a candidate, individuals must be enrolled in a Co-op Program and have yet to graduate from a recognized post-secondary institution in Canada * Completed a minimum of 2nd year of civil engineering studies at an accredited university * Strong working knowledge of MS Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.) * Strong communication skills, highly motivated and results oriented. * Some positions require a valid Class 5 BC driver's license.


This position is affiliated with the Movement of United Professionals union (MoveUP/COPE).

* As a condition of employment at BC Hydro, a background check clearance will be required.

* All positions will be hired first as a four month work term. For some positions, there is opportunity to extend, to eight months.

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 include everyone. We act with integrity and respect. 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 .

HOW TO APPLY Each application must include all of the following required documents: cover letter, resume and current transcripts. Incomplete/late applications will not be considered. Please inform your Co-op office about all positions that you've applied to as we will contact your school to set up interviews should you be considered. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Click on the Apply button in order to complete the steps to apply for this job.

Date Posted: 2021-10-08 Closing Date: 2021-10-25