Construction Manager, Generation - FortisBC

Construction Manager, Generation - FortisBC
Posted a month ago
Full Time

Job Description

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 Are you a focused driven individual with a passion for delivering projects on time? Are you a leader who genuinely loves collaborating with others to get the job done right? Do you believe regardless of the job, safety comes first no matter what?

We want to hear from you! Join the FortisBC family and be part of our Generation Project Management Office team.

As a Construction Manager, you’ll be responsible for site management and execution of capital & non-routine projects using your construction management expertise. You will coordinate with multiple teams to help identify key resources on any given project while providing direction to meet all project objectives. Safety is always on your mind and your goal is to execute the deliverables while ensuring every employee stays safe no matter the situation. In this role, you will: Work to deliver projects efficiently and safely including coordination with related business groups. Coordinate with various stakeholders to ensure the scope and progress of a project is on track. Support accurate construction estimates and development of detailed projects plans with constructability reviews, etc. Actively manage site and project safety as primary point of contact, identify hazards and implement mitigations plans to reduce risk. Provide support to Project Managers and affected business units on forecast, schedule, scope, etc. reporting and controls as required. In year 1, you will: Manage site coordination and safety in support of the delivery and execution of multiple projects. Support project managers on planning, execution, reporting, etc. as required. Collaborate and build strong relationships with multiple stakeholders across the company. Enhance and maintain safety measures during the execution of projects. In year 2, you will: Identify opportunities and develop solutions to improve project delivery processes, site coordination, site management, etc. in support of continuous improvement in the PMO. Manage sites and projects of increasing complexity and responsibility. Build on your relationships and continue to develop open and honest collaborative partnerships with stakeholders. Develop a strong sense of customer service when delivering on projects. What it takes: Strong communication and organizational skills along with a passion to collaborate. Strong commitment and focus on industrial, construction and project safety. A university degree with a minimum of 3-5 years supervisory experience, or an equivalent combination of education (trade/technologist certification), training and experience, with a supplementary education in project management, finance or accounting. Electrical utility (substation, transmission and distribution and generation) experience in project construction considered an asset. Proficient in computer applications such as MS Office (Required) and SAP (Asset). 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.

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