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BC Hydro and Power Authority

Safety Regulations and Compliance Specialist

Burnaby, BC
Full Time
59 minutes ago

NB 51117412 - NC 51122912

BCH-R-7412-220121E1Employment Posting ID:

Safety Regulations and Compliance Specialist Positions Available: 1

Full-time (37.5 hrs/wk)Status: Edmonds C03Job Location: Permanent Flexible Work Role:

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.


* This Safety Regulation & Compliance Specialist role is the Electrical Safety Program Coordinator for BC Hydro. The role will strategically lead, support, and coordinate the Electrical Safety Programs to improve safety performance at BC Hydro. The Electrical Safety Program Coordinator advises business groups on Electrical safety technical issues and program responsibilities; engages the business on program development and implementation; and communicates requirements, responsibilities, and supporting documentation. The Electrical Safety Program Coordinator also provides support to BC Hydro business groups with input into execution-level plans and procedures.

* This role leads electrical safety or job planning initiatives that are identified.

* As an electrical safety subject matter expert, possess extensive knowledge of electrical safety regulations, standards and compliance policies and procedures. Must be aware of the legal requirements and implications of BC Hydro's operational practices with respect to regulations.

* As a safety job planning subject matter expert, possess extensive knowledge of safety and health regulations and standards related to pre-job planning, tailboard meetings, hazard identification and barrier implementation to mitigate hazards. Must be familiar with Operations job planning requirements

* The role proactively engages with internal stakeholders, peers and regulators to represent the corporate interest and assesses the implications of regulatory and legislative electrical safety changes upon the organization to guide compliance.

* The role consults with and provides strategic advice to executives, senior management, business group management and the field.

BCH-R-7412-220121E1 - Safety Regulations and Compliance Specialist

NB 51117412 - NC 51122912

* Specifically this role: - Is the technical leader/expert across BC Hydro for advocating, interpreting and advising on electrical safety regulation and compliance at the organizational level. This includes providing direction and guidance to the organizational units in their interpretation and implementation of systems and processes to achieve compliance. - Manages key relationships, internally and externally. This includes direct interaction with the regulatory bodies, BC Hydro's Executive Team, Sr. Managers, field managers, unions, employees, peer utilities, etc. Works closely with other internal groups such as Safety Practices committee, PSSP committee, WPP Committee, Technical Working groups and Learning & Development - Develops and interprets standards and processes; responds to regulator / government policy development, representing the corporate interest built upon input from the business groups and the safety organization. Manages high risk/impact/complex projects and oversees contractor / consultants as required to augment function. - Regularly recommends solutions to interactions with regulators; and guides implementation by the field and/or the safety organization. - Has a broad understanding of complex/technical electrical safety matters of the utility business and in understanding equipment and work methods. - As an electrical safety subject matter expert, maintains external relationships with other utilities, WorkSafe BC, electrical safety professionals and electrical safety standards committees. Attends electrical safety conferences and may represent BC Hydro on electrical safety standards committees.


* University Degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline OR Electrical Technical Diploma OR Electrical Trade Qualification * 8 to 10 years of experience in Operations with additional experience in the following: * Demonstrated experience in the development of safety strategies, programs and standards for a large electric utility and/or industrial setting; ability to orient experience for BC Hydro to meet its objectives and business group requirements. * Training in Electrical Safety would be an asset. * Extensive knowledge of electrical safety regulations, policies and practices with sound technical knowledge and understanding of safety and occupational health. * Extensive knowledge of provincial and federal regulations pertaining to electrical safety. * Ability to plan, develop and manage electrical safety strategies, programs and standards to meet BC Hydro objectives and business group requirements. * Ability to think conceptually within a business environment, analyze and solve complex electrical safety issues and problems and make effective decisions. * Working knowledge of collaboration processes and techniques. Ability to develop effective relationships with key decision-makers, unions, and regulatory agencies. * An understanding of the regulatory process and components and paths for advocacy to represent the corporate interests. * Has knowledge of management system processes, risk management techniques, policy development and governance structures. * Has demonstrated ability in building relationships with the field, unions, management and executive to promote and influence effective safety management outcomes. Has a strong external peer network to facilitate this positions' knowledge, influence and reach. * Has highly effective communication, presentation, facilitation, consultation, leadership and interpersonal skills; supported by analytical, problem-solving, decision-making and project management skills. * Long term personal safety record. * A valid class 5 BC driver's license with no restrictions.


BCH-R-7412-220121E1 - Safety Regulations and Compliance Specialist

NB 51117412 - NC 51122912

* This opportunity is with the Technical Safety department. * The location of this position can be either Edmonds or the Victoria District Office * 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.

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 .

Flexible work model role definitions ===========================

Our four role types identify the degree of flexibility an employee could have to work from home based on the type of work they do. The flexibility for an individual job is up to the manager for each position and the operational requirements. Employees also have the right to work full-time from the office if they prefer. All of our roles require at least some in-person time.

IBEW/Field - No option to work from home Resident - Works primarily (4+ days per week) in the office. Hybrid - May be able to work from home up to 3 days per week. Remote - Works from home 4+ days per week

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Date Posted: 2022-01-21 Closing Date: 2022-02-04
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