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BC Hydro and Power Authority

Project Manager 1

Burnaby, BC
Full Time

NB 50895295 - NC 50896846

BCH-R-5295-190829E1Employment Posting ID:

Project Manager 1 Positions Available: 1

Full-time (37.5 hrs/wk)Status: Edmonds 14Job 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 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.


* Prepares status reports and provides inputs to the team's scorecard and dashboards

* Provides advice and guidance to internal and external teams of Project Management professionals

* Supports teams delivering projects ranging from under one million to over fifty million dollars

* Acts as a project manager for low risk, medium impact/ complexity projects or as a task manager for higher risk/ impact/ complexity projects to improve the effectiveness or efficiency of the department

* Highly knowledgeable on standards, policies, practices and procedures, contributing to the development of standards as well as enforcing/modeling standards

* Coordinates the development and implementation of policies, procedures and standards for the formal management of contracts including both the provision and receipt of various services

* Leads the implementation of a Continuous Improvement team made up of individuals across organizational boundaries

* Exercises independent judgment in analysis and problem solving on highly complex and medium scope problems, challenging guidelines when necessary

* Leads programs/ projects within a function and acts as a technical leader/ expert for a specific set of professional skills internally and externally; provides regular and significant coaching/ mentoring, acts as a role model and engages in self-development through personal leadership

BCH-R-5295-190829E1 - Project Manager 1

NB 50895295 - NC 50896846

* Team work, collaboration across business lines and delivering results are essential elements to be successful in this role


* Bachelor degree in a relevant discipline such as engineering, business, environmental sciences or economics. Candidates who have a technical Diploma plus several years of relevant Project Management experience will also be considered. * Courses in Project Management (PMI certification as a PMP is preferred). * Minimum six years of progressively more responsible Project Management experience within an electric utility or similar industrial environment. * Intermediate level knowledge in a specific field such as engineering, environmental sciences or business to provide technical coordination and leadership. * Good knowledge of project management practices and procedures. * Demonstrated leadership ability. * Good communication, facilitation, negotiation and interpersonal skills. * Good planning, organizational, analytical and problem solving skills. * Lesser qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and may still be considered

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A condition of employment for this job is that you maintain the following requirements in good standing: Driver's License Type = Class 5

The following would be considered an asset:

* Keen grasp of various scheduling schemes particularly around contracted activities with milestone payments * Demonstrated experience with project scheduling theory and software * Good understanding of the relationship between contract payment and the corresponding schedule milestone referenced in the contract * Ability to run reports from various source systems and consolidate into one comprehensive report * A strong project management background complemented by demonstrable experience in scheduling and cost control will be an advantage * Excellent knowledge of SAP, Primavera P6 and Sharepoint * Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Excel; experienced user of MS Applications including Word, Access and Visio * Keeping commitments, delivering on promises, resolving problems are some of the essential behaviours required for this job

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.

BCH-R-5295-190829E1 - Project Manager 1

NB 50895295 - NC 50896846

We are forward thinking.

BC Hydro is an equal opportunity employer.

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: 2019-08-29 Closing Date: 2019-09-17
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