Overview

Construction Supervisor Job at FortisBC – in Burnaby, BC

Job Description

Branch: Gas

Affiliation: Management & Exempt

Employment Status: Full-Time Regular


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

Are you a detailed oriented individual with an excellent ability to problem solve? Are you a fair individual who builds strong partnerships that bring positive end-results? Do you hold yourself and your teams accountable to ensure every job is done right and on time?

We want to hear from you!

As our Construction Supervisor, you will oversee contractor crews to ensure our natural gas mains and services work are completed to FortisBC’s expectations. You will support our project managers on the construction of sustainment and growth projects. In this role, you will:

Assess contractor work performance, including quality, safety, and workload management while taking corrective actions as necessary

Participate in meetings with contractors to provide feedback and problem solve issues

Lead investigations on contractor crew incidents

Review and approve invoices

Participate in constructability and estimate reviews

Develop subject matter expert knowledge in one or more areas of field construction and utilize that knowledge to support the PMO team (I.E. PE fusion, welding, confined space, directional drilling, GWFM etc.) In year 1, you will:

Learn FortisBC’s expectations for contractor construction

Shadow experienced Construction Supervisors and participate in field oversite and invoice approval for contractor crews

Participate in PMO Safety and Training days

Participate in Construction Supervisor training In year 2, you will:

Continue contractor oversite and contract administration

Identify areas of expertise and work towards obtaining specialized training

Identify opportunities to improve efficiencies and contract

Support a sustainment/growth project

Handle contractor incident investigations

Represent FortisBC at contractor safety meetings

Coordinate inter-departmental communications and promote best practices What it takes:

Excellent knowledge in one or more areas of field construction

Technologist diploma in a construction-related field or trades certificate preferred

Excellent team player with an ability to communicate clearly and concisely

Solid construction experience in a leadership capacity or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience, preferably in a utility Additional Information

To view the detailed job description, click here .

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.

The safety of our customers and FortisBC family members is our number one priority. Depending on the responsibilities of the job, some employees work remotely and some in office. To ensure the safety of our employees on our job sites, there is strict adherence to our worksite safety plans and social distancing practices. As an essential service provider, we’ll continue to follow the government COVID-19 guidelines and adjust our plans as necessary. As we welcome new employees, our commitment to safety remains for all of our FortisBC family.

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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Company: FortisBC –

Company Location:  Burnaby, BC

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