Low Carbon Transportation & LNG Advisor



Surrey, BC, Canada
Posted on Friday, November 10, 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: Yes 
Posting End Date: November 22, 2023


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 proactive forward thinker fueled with the passion for seeking better innovative solutions?


Do you consider yourself a passionate problem solver that enjoys working with others to get things done? 


Do you enjoy applying your technical skills and experience to manage electrical and mechanical systems?


As our LCT & LNG Advisor, you’ll use your hands-on detailed level experience, working with contractors when maintaining, upgrading and repairing sophisticated electrical, mechanical and controls systems. You will coordinate with contractors to safely perform maintenance and build activities. You’ll also use your ability to explain technical information in a simplified and professional manner, both verbally and in writing.

In this role, you will:

  • Coordinate preventative maintenance schedules and development of service procedures and documentation.
  • Maintain work management systems to ensure the highest level of safety and reliability while providing energy to FEI Low Carbon Transportation (LCT) customers.
  • Provide oversight of costs associated with contractors, staff, facilities, vehicles, tools, and equipment.
  • Be responsible for on-site quality control to ensure compliance with work-related maintenance processes and policies.           
  • Coordinate contractors to troubleshoot and repair LCT’s LNG assets.
  • Become qualified as an LCT Technical Advisor (TA) for Emergency Response activities related to the transportation of dangerous goods and other activities.
  • Participate in incident investigations from a technical support perspective; conduct root cause analysis and develop action plans to prevent future incidents.
  • Act as the Subject Matter Expert for both internal and external stakeholders where LCT technical support and/or input is required.
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with customers, contractors, equipment suppliers, municipal agencies, emergency response and environmental management personnel.
  • Participate in an On-Call rotation to provide technical support to LNG delivery and supply operations, including Marine LNG bunkering.

In year 1, you will:

  • Learn about LCT’s LNG assets and operations, including marine bunkering.
  • Coordinate preventative maintenance schedules and repair activities.
  • Complete technical reviews of LCT site equipment and mobile support assets and develop relationships with contractors and customers.
  • Attend emergency response exercises to observe and participate.
  • Develop familiarity with the Work Management System for the site and operating assets and process invoicing for labour and parts.

In year 2, you will:

  • Work closely with contractors performing preventative and corrective maintenance activities to ensure high quality work.
  • Lead small operations and maintenance upgrade projects where required.
  • Support marine bunkering through training and completing assessments of personnel.
  • Understand purchase order requirements for new and existing contractors.
  • Complete all required training materials and qualification elements to be considered an LCT Technical Advisor.
  • Write and update operations processes and procedures based on on-stie observations and recommendations made by specialized contractors.

What it takes:

  • Bachelor’s degree, Diploma of Technology in a related discipline from a recognized program, Certified or eligible to be certified as a Member in the Applied Science Technologists & Technicians of BC or a Professional equivalent.
  • Minimum of 5 years related experience in a leadership capacity or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Technical expertise with mechanical or electrical systems.
  • Knowledge of Office suite of tools. 
  • Knowledge of operations management and performance measurement.  
  • Knowledge of regulatory framework, requirements, codes and business model.
  • Knowledge of safety management processes and procedures.
  • Knowledge of budget concept and principles.
  • Knowledge of operation, maintenance and construction process.
  • Knowledge of LNG and CNG systems is an asset.
  • Knowledge of work management systems. 
  • Knowledge of project management procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage projects and related costs.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply conflict resolution skills. 
  • Computer skills with application software tools and applications.  
  • Knowledge of safety protocols and courses of action.

In this role, you will have the option to participate in a flexible work program, enabling you to work from an approved flex location in British Columbia up to 85 days a year (equivalent to approximately two days a week), subject to business or operational needs.


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.