Construction Supervisor, Project Management Office



Administration, People & HR, Operations
Surrey, BC, Canada
Posted on Friday, November 3, 2023

Branch: Gas
Affiliation: Management & Exempt
Employment Status: Full-Time Regular
Salary Min: $91,400.00 Annually
Salary Max: $113,500.00 Annually
Short-term Incentive Eligible: Yes
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

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! Our 2,400 employees come to work every day to meet the energy needs of our customers safely, reliably and affordably. Join the FortisBC family and be part of our Project Managing Office team.


As our Construction Supervisor, you will oversee contractor crews to ensure 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
  • Participates in PMO Safety and Training days
  • Participates 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:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline or Diploma of Technology in a related discipline from a recognized program
  • 4 to 7 years related field experience in a leadership capacity or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Excellent knowledge in one or more areas of field construction 
  • Technologist diploma in a construction-related field 
  • 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

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.