Crew Leader - Fleet, Fleet Services

Fortis BC
Posted 2 months ago

Job Description

Affiliation: IBEW Employment Status: Full-Time Regular Salary: $54.81 Hourly

We’re looking for new talent to join us as we reinvent the future of energy. Across BC, we have a diverse team of more than 2,500 employees we can’t do without, yet we’re growing as fast as ever.

You may think we’re your standard utility that delivers natural gas and electricity, but we’re also into cool, innovative energy solutions. Think carbon capture, renewable energies and lower-carbon transportation for a start. We believe in creating a cleaner, healthier tomorrow.

If you like meaningful work, a dynamic environment and forward-thinking colleagues, build your career with us. You’ll get opportunities to grow, lead, solve, and create. So what are you waiting for? Let’s rethink energy together.

Position Overview It shall be the duty of a Crew Leader to supervise the work of individuals under their charge in such a manner that work may be carried on safely, efficiently and expeditiously. The duties and responsibilities of a Crew Leader include such activities as:

Responsibilities Instructing and directing workers in the safe performance of their duties. Planning and coordinating work for others (including flagging and backhoe contractors). Supervising and assigning work to employees. Responsible for the preparation and quality of all work under their charge. Assuring that all work related documentation, information and records are updated. Liaising with appropriate internal and external parties as required. Providing feedback to crew members on their performance in order that work is carried out safely, efficiently and expeditiously. Functioning as a Kelowna District Person in Charge. Functioning as a Generation Control Release Holder. Relieving a Foreman. Requirements Superior knowledge of trade (work methods, tools, equipment). General knowledge of alternate trades at FortisBC (work methods, tools, equipment, safety). Excellent understanding of and adherence to FortisBC and WCB safety regulations (lockout, switching, tailboards). Demonstrated knowledge of FortisBC job planning and scheduling criteria. Ability to work to predetermined budgets, schedules and quality expectations. Superior knowledge of overall FortisBC utility system operation. Demonstrated ability to work with relevant computer systems/applications. Demonstrated ability to direct and supervise crews. Good interpersonal skills to effectively communicate (written/oral) with crews, staff and public. Ability to assess work requirements with respect to tools and resources necessary for the task. Interprovincial Red Seal or T.Q. certification. 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.

Safety is our number one priority, and to maintain the health and safety of our employees and broader communities, we have a number of COVID-19 safety measures in place. This includes a requirement for all new employees to provide proof of full vaccination, prior to their first day of work or the start of their employment. And of course, we will consider an accommodation for anyone who’s unable to be vaccinated due to a protected ground as defined by the Human Rights Code.

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