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Project Manager 1 (Site C)

Reference ID: BCH-R-1903-190205E1

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NB 50821903 - NC 50821915

BCH-R-1903-190205E1Employment Posting ID:

Project Manager 1 (Site C) Positions Available: 1

Full-time (37.5 hrs/wk)Status: Dunsmuir 06Job 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.

Site C will be a third dam and hydroelectric generating station on the Peace River in northeast B.C and offers the opportunity to be part of one of the largest infrastructure projects in Canada. It is part of BC Hydro's overall program to invest in and renew the province's electricity system. Construction on the project began in summer 2015. When completed, Site C will provide British Columbians with clean, renewable and cost-effective electricity for more than 100 years. To learn more about the project, please visit


The overall Site C Project is managed as a number sub-projects each having multiple components that require project management and oversight.

The Project Manager 1 will support the Main Civil Works Subproject of the Site C Clean Energy project by having responsibility for project performance of a portfolio of project components.

The successful candidate will: * Manage multiple smaller components within the Main Civil Works Subproject of the overall Site C Project of considerable size, diversity, complexity and risk and assumes responsibility for their successful completion. * Develop plans, including scope, budget, schedule, risk and project team responsibilities in order to accomplish project objectives. * Ensure that internal and external resources with appropriate skill sets are provided, establish unique commercial arrangements and joint ventures with consultants and contractors as required, assign work and provide instructions, advice and technical leadership and guidance to project staff. * Coordinate and lead multiple disciplinary teams composed of forestry, environmental, indigenous relations, regulatory, properties and engineering staff and steer the planning, analysis and

BCH-R-1903-190205E1 - Project Manager 1 (Site C)

NB 50821903 - NC 50821915

execution of tasks and applying judgment in the assessment and resolution of issues * Review work in progress and assess completed work for accuracy, required results and quality assurance. * Monitor forecasts and reports on progress to ensure the work is being delivered to ensure the work is being carried out as planned and approved. * Support and/or participates in high profile, sensitive and complex consultations and hearings with regulators, interest groups, the public, unions and stakeholders on a variety of issues of significant impact arising from the project. * Delivers project components in a manner consistent with BC Hydro's Statement of Indigenous Principles. * Supports discussions and negotiations with regulators and other agencies on diverse matters and secures licenses and regulatory approvals as required. * May lead the implementation of mitigation and compensation plans of moderate dollar value, complexity and risk.


* Knowledge of engineering, environmental sciences, project management or business should be complemented by demonstrable technical coordination and strong leadership skills. * A keen grasp of project management, various delivery models and contracting strategies for public infrastructure projects. * Understanding of BC Hydro business and interdependencies of various departments is beneficial. * Ability to manage multi-discipline project teams, and oversee external contractors and service providers. * Requires excellent oral and written skills for communication with a wide variety of internal and external parties including public stakeholders, government agencies, property owners, and First Nations representatives. * Knowledge of BC Hydro PPM practices is preferred.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION * This position is based in Vancouver but will require frequent travel to Fort St. John. * A condition of employment for this job is that you maintain the following requirements in good standing: Driver's License Type = Class 5

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. We are forward thinking.

BC Hydro is an equal opportunity employer.

BCH-R-1903-190205E1 - Project Manager 1 (Site C)

NB 50821903 - NC 50821915

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: 2019-02-05 Closing Date: 2019-02-19

Posted: February 14, 2019
Closes: April 15, 2019
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BC Hydro is one of the largest energy suppliers in Canada. We generate and deliver electricity to 95% of the population of British Columbia and over four million people. It’s our vision is to be ...