Project Manager



Posted on Wednesday, August 16, 2023

Branch: Gas
Affiliation: Management & Exempt
Employment Status: Full-Time Regular
Workplace Flexibility: No
Posting End Date: Open until filled

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

As our Project Manager, you will build and lead project teams to plan and execute projects from conception through to completion. Reporting to the Senior Project Manager, you will execute sustainment projects at our Tilbury LNG plant, including managing detailed design, procurement, contracting, construction and closeout processes.

We know you’re a natural at building relationships, and will work alongside external and internal project team members to execute projects with ease. But you don’t stop there, because you go beyond meeting deadlines and project objectives to challenge current practices and establish more streamlined processes.

Do you want to be a part of shaping a greener energy future? If that sounds exciting to you, then we are just as excited to hear from you!

In this role, you will:

Work within budgets and deadlines to deliver sustainment capital projects on time.
Challenge the status quo and look for better ways to improve processes.
Identify and communicate any changes to your partners including unforeseen changes to the project.
Co-ordinate and assign resources to positively impact projects.

In year 1, you will:

  • Learn our procedure and policies.
  • Put your expertise and knowledge to work on projects.
  • Champion and promote the importance of safety.
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with external stakeholders.
  • Schedule and organize resources appropriately.

In year 2, you will:

  • Work with LNG operations to develop systems in the plant.
  • Build on your knowledge gained during a project cycle.
  • Identify and champion continuous improvements in how the PMO does business.
  • Build highly effective teams.

What it takes:

  • An engineering degree and P.Eng. or a diploma of technology and ASCTT, or equivalent education and work experience.
  • Field construction experience.
  • Demonstrated understanding of project management processes and permitting.
  • Knowledge of contract negotiations and resource planning.
  • Flexibility with travel and being able to be present at the Tilbury plant regularly
  • Organizational, time management, task prioritization, budgeting and analytical skills.
  • Ability to communicate openly with peers and present details in a timely and concise manner.

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.

To learn more about the recruitment process with FortisBC, please visit the You’re Applying. What now? page for additional information.