Operations Supervisor - Distribution Projects

FortisBC
Posted 13 days ago
Trail,
From $93,300.00 to $115,800.00 Annually
Full Time

Job Description

As the province’s largest energy provider with more than 100 years of knowledge and experience, we proudly deliver renewable energy, natural gas, electricity and propane to 1.2 million customers.

We’re actively seeking new talent to join our mission of transforming B.C.’s energy landscape. As one of BC’s Top Employers with a diverse team of over 2,600 employees, we are committed to a safe and inclusive culture where each of us can connect, belong, and grow. Join us, and together, let’s shape a brighter future for B.C.

Position Overview

Collaboration comes naturally to you, and you value building connections with your colleagues to create a welcoming, safe, and inclusive workplace. You’re always looking for ways to continually improve processes and procedures and develop your skills to best lead your team.

In this role, you’ll provide leadership to the Distribution Design group and maintain contractors for the entire service area. You will manage and maintain the Distribution Design customer extension resources to ensure continuity and efficiency for the Company. This includes supporting customer escalations, as well as managing customer extensions and new connects to ensure consistent application, maintenance, and development of related processes.

In year 1, you will:

  • Familiarize yourself with the software and applications used to schedule and complete deliverables on time and within budget.
  • Foster a collaborative and inclusive work environment.
  • Develop relationships with external stakeholders.
  • Champion our safety culture to safeguard against accidents and injuries.
  • Utilize knowledge and experience to provide project reviews.

In year 2, you will:

  • Expand your knowledge of resource and administrative budgets.
  • Partner with peers and internal stakeholders in developing strategic initiatives to drive operational excellence.
  • Enhance collaboration with internal and external departments developing design guidelines.

What it takes:

  • Successful completion of a Diploma from an accredited post-secondary institution in a directly related field (e.g. Electrical Engineering Technologist Diploma), or completion of a Red Seal Journeyman Trade in a related field (e.g. Power Line Technician Trade).
  • 5 years related experience in powerline distribution and operations, including design, construction, maintenance, and operation of distribution powerline facilities.
  • A passion for developing quality solutions with a safety-focused mindset.
  • A collaborative and inclusive approach to strengthening connections in the workplace.
  • A proven ability of safety regulations and safe work procedures within a hydroelectric utility.
  • Extensive knowledge of electric utility operations.
  • Established knowledge of applicable regulations and standards impacting compliance of electric utility operations.

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.

Additional Info

Branch: Electric
Affiliation: Management & Exempt
Employment Status: Full-Time Regular
Salary Min: $93,300.00 Annually
Salary Max: $115,800.00 Annually
Short-term Incentive Eligible: Yes
Workplace Flexibility: No
Posting End Date: Open until filled

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