Engineering Co-op, T&D Standards

Posted 3 days ago

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

This assignment will provide opportunities for engagement with engineers, managers and others in different departments in the organization, and provide an understanding of some of the workings within the operating and engineering groups at FortisBC.


  • Assist with the design and drafting of the different standards for overhead and underground lines
  • Perform multiple site visits to better understand the Transmission and Distribution system when making changes to the construction standards
  • Provide technical support and work with the Operations team
  • Research technical information on new utility products and practices
  • Network with other utilities


  • Enrolled in a Bachelor of Engineering program with an Electrical focus - Third or Fourth year required
  • Enrolled in a Co-op program
  • Valid driver’s license and current abstract

Other Qualifications

  • A passion for the energy industry and the utility world
  • A knack for public speaking
  • You get your points and messages across with ease and respect so you can work harmoniously with a variety of people
  • Know the ins and outs of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Competence with VBA and/or other scripting language
  • Experience using AutoCAD

Additional Information

This is an 8 month co-op term starting in January 2024

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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