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BC Hydro and Power Authority

Senior Engineer - Site-C (Vancouver)

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
3 days ago

NB 50870117 - NC 50870128

BCH-T-0117-190612E1Employment Posting ID:

Senior Engineer - Site-C (Vancouver) Positions Available: 1

Full-time (37.5 hrs/wk)Status: ThurlowJob 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, investing in our hydroelectric generation facilities and building Site C.

Site C will be the third dam and hydroelectric generating station on the Peace River and is located approximately 7 km from Fort St. John B.C.

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.


Based out of Vancouver, BC Hydro Generation Engineering's Site C Project has an immediate opening for a Senior Civil/Geotech/Geological Engineer on the Main Civil Works Contract (MCW), who would be interested in contributing their knowledge and developing their abilities within the Site C Project's (The Project) Owner's Engineering Team (OE Team).

The successful candidate will play an integral part of the OE Team to: 1) manage the evolution of the MCW design through construction and 2) manage the receipt of the Engineer of a Record (EOR) drawings from the Engineering Design Team(EDT). The EOR drawings will form a key part of the Project's turnover package to BC Hydro Operations and are the permanent record for the contractor constructed works and document that they are in conformance with contract documents, including: scope, quality and schedule. 3) assist the commercial team with technical support.

Specific duties include:

* Develop a strong understanding of the design basis for the scope of work and contract scope/ specifications/Issued for construction (IFC) drawings. * Manage, prioritize and track the release of new design scope to the EDT resulting from: found conditions in the field, changes with contractor's work sequence and value engineering proposal recommendations of the Technical Advisory Board. * Ensure IFC drawings meet BC Hydro's drawing standards and are delivered on time and according to B.C. Hydro's end feature asset management structure. * Oversee the development of the end feature asset management database.

BCH-T-0117-190612E1 - Senior Engineer - Site-C (Vancouver)

NB 50870117 - NC 50870128

* Prepare and deliver technical presentations to Project stakeholders/regulators. Qualifications:

* Holds a degree in Civil, Geotechnical or Geological Engineering recognized by Canadian Universities. * Registered, or eligible for immediate registration, as a Professional Engineer with Engineers and Geoscientists of BC (EGBC). * A minimum of 8 years' experience in a relevant engineering field. * Relevant design and/or construction experience in some of the following areas: o Large scale overburden and shale bedrock excavations; o Shale bedrock foundation treatment; o Shale bedrock grouting; o GIS models and drawing systems; o Stratified rock tunnelling; o Rock support; o Zoned embankment dams; * Strong written and verbal English communication, interpersonal and leadership skills. * Ability to understand multi-discipline design concepts depicted on construction drawings. * Working safely, including promotion of a safety above all else culture in the work place. * Mentoring/developing junior technical staff. * Computer proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite of products.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION * Please note this is a Full Time Temporary position until approximately December, 2023. * A condition of employment for this job is that you maintain a Driver's License: Class 5 in Good Standing. * Applicants with lesser qualifications and relevant experience are encouraged to apply and may be considered at the appropriate level.

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.

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: 2019-06-12 Closing Date: 2019-06-27