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BC Hydro and Power Authority

Senior Engineer - Site Engineering & Commissioning

Burnaby, BC
Full Time
3 days ago

NB 51119451 - NC 51121010

BCH-T-9451-211022E1Employment Posting ID:

Senior Engineer - Site Engineering & Commissioning Positions Available: 1

Full-time (37.5 hrs/wk)Status: Edmonds C03Job Location: Temporary 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 Site Engineering and Acceptance department has a rewarding opportunity for an Engineering Professional for its multidiscipline Commissioning Coordination Team. This position will be fulfilling the role of a Commissioning Coordinator and will provide technical coordination of commissioning activities on various complexities of Projects, this role will work with the Generation and Transmission Projects off and on site. This role is completed on behalf of the Construction Manager to plan for and ensure the commissioning activities on site are carried out in compliance with the contract and POR requirements. This position will require the successful candidate to work throughout the Province as required.

Specific Duties include: * Building the Commissioning Plans, ensuring the project testing is completed in accordance with the prepared FITP's based on the accepted Inspection and Test Plans, ensuring that the testing is coordinated and scheduled with the Project Team, Operations, Contractors and the Witness and hold points are captured prior to energization of level 1 to 4 equipment. * The Commissioning Lead acts as a liaison within the Project between Project/Resident Engineering, Commissioning Engineers/POR's, for Commissioning activities and ensures all Testing and Commissioning documents are consolidated and available for deliverables that form part of the Project Acceptance Checklists (Commissioning Plan, Project Test Summary, Commissioning Report).


* A recognized Bachelor or higher degree in a relevant discipline of engineering. Preference will be given to Electrical and Mechanical engineering degree holders and also to those having Utilities Commissioning experience. * Registered, or eligible for immediate registration, as a Professional Engineer with Engineers and Geoscientists BC (EGBC).

BCH-T-9451-211022E1 - Senior Engineer - Site Engineering & Commissioning

NB 51119451 - NC 51121010

* A minimum of eight (8) years relevant engineering experience. * Design and Construction / Field Review experience. * Experience in coordinating a team is preferred. * The Commissioning Lead/Coordinator role requires a good understanding of design process and different Engineering disciplines. * Must have demonstrated strong leadership, excellent communication, project management, computer, conflict resolution and interpersonal skills. * Must have proven expertise in design, testing, commissioning and ability to prioritize, organize multiple project demands while managing a demanding workload, able to prepare and deliver appropriate concise oral/written communication.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION * Please note this is a temporary opportunity for approximately one (1) year. * A condition of employment for this job is that you maintain your Driver's License: Class 5 In Good Standing. * Applicants who do not meet the full qualifications or those with lesser work experience may be considered for a lower level position. * BC Hydro employees will be required to provide proof they are fully vaccinated effective November 22, 2021. 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.

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 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: 2021-10-22 Closing Date: 2021-11-05