$100K — $150K *
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. JOB
Duties: * Distribution Standards is searching for a senior engineer who is passionate about distribution systems and the equipment that builds them. In this position, you will learn the technical details of distribution equipment and systems and apply your knowledge to write specifications, approve equipment for use, and write design and construction standards. The standards you will write are the building blocks for constructing a safe, reliable and sustainable distribution system at optimum life cycle cost. * Working in a team environment, you will liaise with vendors and other departments in order to integrate new equipment into the system, troubleshoot field equipment issues, and develop and support the construction, design, and commissioning standards for new equipment. * When equipment fails, you will lead an investigation into the failure and provide recommendations to limit future failures. * As a subject matter expert on distribution equipment, you will build relationships with and support groups across BC Hydro including Field Operations, Engineering, Design, Safety, Procurement, Asset Investment Management, and Grid Operations. Qualifications: * Undergraduate or Post-Graduate Degree in Engineering (Electrical preferred, Mechanical or other relevant discipline may be considered) recognized by Canadian Universities and accredited by Engineers and Geoscientists of BC (EGBC). * Relevant engineering experience demonstrating an ability to perform at or near the Senior Engineering level. * A minimum of 8 years of progressive engineering experience. Candidates with lesser experience may be considered. * Registered, or eligible for immediate registration, as a Professional Engineer with EGBC. * Technical knowledge of distribution systems and equipment including electrical, mechanical, and operating requirements.
The ability to investigate, analyze and solve a variety of engineering problems, many of which are of a challenging and unusual nature. * The ability to manage relationships and work closely with stakeholders to drive innovation, find engineering solutions that add value, and address competing interests at least life cycle cost. * The ability to manage the successful delivery and implementation of projects through strong project management skills and a customer service attitude. * Excellent ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in technical writing. * A demonstrated ability to lead through influence with proven facilitation and negotiation skills is an asset. * Able to work effectively within a team, yet self-motivated to drive tasks to successful completion. * Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, SharePoint). * Valid BC Driver’s license and ability to travel to various BC Hydro sites or supplier factories to perform engineering duties. * Commitment to learning and development demonstrated though ongoing development such as self-study, attendance at technical and soft skills courses, and participation in technical and professional societies. * Demonstrated behaviour that upholds a culture of safety.
Please note that Distribution Standards currently has three postings up. It is recommended to apply on all roles that are of interest. * A condition of employment for this job is that you maintain your Class 5 Driver's License 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. 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 act with integrity. We respect our province. We are forward thinking. BC Hydro is an equal opportunity employer.
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