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Project Manager

Surrey, BC

Branch: Gas

Affiliation: Management & Exempt

Employment Status: Full-Time Regular

Salary Min: $93,300.00

Salary Max: $115,800.00

Short-term Incentive Eligible: Yes

Workplace Flexibility: No

Posting End Date: Open until filled

We’re a Canadian-owned and BC-based energy company taking steps toward a lower-carbon energy future by providing renewable energy, natural gas and electricity to more than 1.2 million customers.

We’re looking for new talent to join us as we transform BC’s energy future. Our diverse team of more than 2,600 employees is committed to a safe and inclusive culture where each of us can connect, belong and grow. Join us and let’s work together for a better BC.

Position Overview

Working in accordance with the organization’s strategic vision, core values and leadership competencies, reporting to the Senior Project Manager, this position is responsible to provide project management services to enable the safe and successful execution of capital projects from conception to completion.

Do you enjoy coordinating and leading multiple teams to take multiple projects from concept to completion? Are you a problem-solver with solid project management knowledge and experience?

Our 2,400 employees work every day to meet the energy needs of our customers safely, reliably and affordably. Join the FortisBC family and be part of our Project Management Office that helps deliver the energy that so many British Columbians require.

As Project Manager, you will foster and coordinate external and internal project teams and skills to ensure project requirements are met utilizing project management fundamentals of scope, budget, schedule, and risk management. You will have opportunities to learn and improve project management and business skills while meeting deadlines to achieve project objectives.

In this role, you will:

  • Learn PMO Tools used to monitor and control overall project development and execution
  • Develop project budgets and monitor to ensure project financial control
  • Develop project schedules and monitor to deliver projects on time
  • Understand and manage project scope and monitor influences to successful outcomes
  • Understand risk management principles and application to assigned projects
  • Ability to manage many projects at the same time
  • Challenge the status quo and look for better ways to improve business processes
  • Identify and communicate any changes to your partners including unforeseen changes to the project
  • Co-ordinate and assign resources to achieve project requirements

In year 1, you will:

  • Build a solid understanding of the Company’s internal processes, standards, policies, and procedures
  • Put your expertise and knowledge to work on projects
  • Champion and promote the importance of safety
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with external stakeholders
  • Schedule and organize resources appropriately
  • Learn Fortis PM tools and standards

In year 2, you will:

  • Build on your knowledge gained during a project cycle
  • Identify and champion continuous improvements in how the Project Management Office does business
  • Foster effective teams
  • Continue to build and leverage relationships with all stakeholders

What it takes:

  • An engineering degree (P.Eng). or diploma of technology (AScT), or equivalent education and work experience
  • Knowledge of construction contracts including negotiations
  • Knowledge of effective resource planning and scheduling
  • Demonstrated understanding and application of fundamental project management processes
  • Learning the unique regulatory environment and the required permitting
  • Demonstrated and effective organizational, time management and analytical skills
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Understand project accounting and related cost objectives
  • Field construction experience especially with excavations, fabrication, and safety management
  • Ability to build strong, honest and transparent relationships
  • Ability to communicate details in a timely and concise manner to lay personnel

Our engaging workplace offers a wide range of challenging opportunities, while being safe, inclusive and diverse. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, while supporting life-long career development. We also encourage volunteerism and nourish the need to give back to your community.

To learn more about the recruitment process with FortisBC, please visit the You’re Applying. What now? page for additional information.

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