Project Compliance Coordinator



Surrey, BC, Canada
Posted on Friday, October 27, 2023

Affiliation: MoveUP
Employment Status: Full-Time Regular
Salary: $2,531.00 Bi-weekly 
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

The Project Compliance Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that all FortisBC’s projects are adhered to the governmental framework that applies to our industry. The Project Compliance Coordinator is in charge of reviewing and assessing compliance to provincial and federal legislations, acts, standards as well as internal corporate policies and best practices to ensure the safety and protection of the environment, communities, and FortisBC’s personnel.


  • Communicate with Project Managers, Engineers, and consultants on the phase gate deliverables for project plans and/or designs and update to processes and guidelines as required.
  • Acts a point of contact for external parties and vendors with regards to invoicing procedures and invoice management while assisting the finance and accounting team with communication and collaboration with vendors to address issues.
  • Organizes and manages training schedules and support session for major projects groups.
  • Preparation and administration of directed governance-related documentation and training materials.
  • Coordinating the activities of external contractors, internal customers, other support providers relating to Major Projects Risk and Governance Initiatives.
  • Collaborates with other FortisBC departments, e.g. Property Services, Community Relations, First Nations Relations, Environmental, etc. to gather  information regarding the completion of  shared phase gate deliverables.
  • Addresses critical gaps affecting performance of project compliance including involvement in working/task groups for implementation of new processes and/or applications. Identifies and reviews instances of project non-compliance.
  • Identify and relay documentation or process improvement opportunities related to FortisBC Major Projects.
  • Provides guidance to Engineers, technologists and project managers in the Major Projects Department with interpretations or other documentation relating to Major Projects governance policies. 
  • Prepares and presents information to other FortisBC departments on the Major Projects processes. Reviews and modifies as required FortisBC processes, standards and templates in order to ensure consistent implementation. 
  • Performs duties of a minor nature related to the above duties which do not affect the rating of the job.


  • High school graduation and completion of a recognized post-secondary certificate of technology, or certificate in a business related field.
  • Two (2) years working experience in a Project Compliance role, or similar.
  • Ability to interpret engineering drawings and work with drafters for drawing revisions in order to submit applications or notices to the regulators.
  • Ability to interpret government legislation, regulations and acts.
  • Ability to provide direction in a team environment.
  • Knowledge of natural gas utilization and construction practices.
  • Strong organizational skills including the ability to multi-task, prioritize and work under pressure during peak workload periods in order to meet tight deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to respond to difficult or demanding situations with tact and diplomacy.
  • Courteous, professional manner in dealing with internal and external contacts and customers, including positive interpersonal skills.
  • Sound working knowledge of the MS Office suite of applications.
  • Ability to work independently.  
  • Sound analytical and decision making skills.
  • Ability to follow established procedures with attention to detail.

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.