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BC Hydro and Power Authority

T&D Work Program Manager

Burnaby, BC
Full Time
5 days ago

NB 51136564 - NC 51136568

BCH-R-6564-211130E1Employment Posting ID:

T&D Work Program Manager Positions Available: 1

Full-time (37.5 hrs/wk)Status: Edmonds 12Job Location: Permanent Lower MainlandRegion:

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.

It's our vision to be the most trusted, innovative utility company in North America by being smart about power in all we do.


The Project Manager - Stations Capital Projects:

We are the Stations Capital Project team within the Program and Contract Management group of BC Hydro. We deliver a program of Generation, Stations, and Dam Safety projects. We are part of a larger dynamic group of approximately 35 professionals who carry a portfolio of $500M in work and deliver approximately $130M of that work each year.

Project Manager responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

* Acts as a project manager for the Stations portfolio for multiple projects with low to medium/ impact/complexity. * Often act as Project Manager for projects being delivered by External Service Providers. * Leads and coaches project teams with various experience levels to successfully track and deliver on assigned projects throughout the Province, drawing on internal and external multidisciplinary resources that include Stakeholder Relations, Indigenous Relations, Engineering, Environment, Finance, Regulatory, Properties, Operations, Legal Counsel, Safety, etc. * Effectively manages and guides team efforts; tracks team progress, adequately anticipates roadblocks, and changes course as needed to achieve team goals; provides appropriate feedback concerning group and individual performance, including areas for improvement. * Manage multiple activities effectively such as quality assurance, engineering, First Nations and stakeholder engagement, communication, regulatory approvals, procurement, planning and controls, construction management, pre-commissioning, employee relations, and safety by using project management principles in monitoring progress and establishing standards for implementation to keep the project within allotted time and budget. * Complete project management activities including scoping, planning, managing, monitoring, and reporting on project tasks by using advanced skills in Microsoft Office as well as project management programs to fulfill BC Hydro's business needs.

BCH-R-6564-211130E1 - T&D Work Program Manager

NB 51136564 - NC 51136568

* Represent BC Hydro as the "Contract Owner" or the "Hydro Rep" on construction or equipment contracts. Support project teams to reduce BC Hydro's exposure to contract claims and participate in contract and claim negotiations with suppliers and contractors. * Maintain meaningful relationships with stakeholders including customers, engineers and field crews through regular communication using excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills enabling timely progression of projects. * Establish standards for implementation and monitoring using excellent analytical skills and a comprehensive knowledge of project management practices and procedures to optimize project resources.


* Experience with Hydro Electric infrastructure projects, specifically in smaller generation, sub- stations & transmission ($1M - 10M budgets) * Intermediate technical knowledge in a specific field (i.e. Engineering, Technical, Trade, Business or Sciences) with some general knowledge of other fields. * An Engineering degree or equivalent is considered an asset. A combination of education and relevant experience will be considered. * Three (3) - five (5) years of progressively more responsible Project Management experience within electric utility, engineering firm, construction contractor or similar environment. * The successful candidate must have a keen grasp of project and program management, various delivery models, and contracting strategies. * Project Management Professional (PMP®) designation preferred * Full project lifecycle experience (starting and closing projects in 2-3 timeline) * Experience in the electrical utilities industry is required * Proven leadership ability in managing, motivating and developing a team. * Field experience engaging with plant operations and construction management. * Excellent report writing, communication, facilitation, negotiation, presentation and interpersonal skills. * Well-developed planning, organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills * Advanced MS Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION * This position is located at Edmonds with occasional travel within the province. * Knowledge of BC Hydro's Project Portfolio Practice (PPM) would be an asset. * A condition of employment for this job is that you maintain your Class 5 Driver's License in good standing.

BC Hydro employees will be required to provide proof they are fully vaccinated effective November 22, 2021.

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.

BCH-R-6564-211130E1 - T&D Work Program Manager

NB 51136564 - NC 51136568

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 Don't forget to update your Candidate Profile with your current resume and copies of your certifications. If applicable, include your Trades Qualification. This will ensure we have all the necessary information to assess your application without any delays.

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Date Posted: 2021-11-30 Closing Date: 2021-12-06
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