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Project Engineer, Development

FortisBC

FortisBC

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Surrey, BC, Canada
Posted on Friday, January 12, 2024

Branch: Gas
Affiliation: Management & Exempt
Employment Status: Full-Time Regular
Salary Min: $93,300.00 Bi-weekly
Salary Max: $115,800.00 Bi-weekly
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

In the Project Engineer, Development role, you’ll be responsible for leading the development of upcoming large projects through the inception, alternative analysis, project development and approval phases.

Your strategic decision-making skills help you work through the uncertainty naturally present early in the project lifecycle. Your curiosity and initiative help you to develop identified needs and build solid business cases to justify your recommendations.

Your organized and detail-oriented approach will enable you to effectively collaborate with internal stakeholders to ensure consistency throughout project development cycles and implement improvements to processes moving forward.

We're committed to building a greener future in which we reduce our customers’ emissions. We need collaborators, innovators and leaders like you to help us achieve our goal. Join us in re-thinking our energy future.

In year 1, you will:

  • Lead day-to-day analysis and project development activities while familiarizing yourself with our project development processes.
  • Utilize existing systems and tools to analyze options, manage project development financials, and monitor schedule process, including monthly reporting.
  • Review recent Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity applications submitted to the British Columbia Utilities Commission to gain familiarity and prepare for upcoming information requests.

In year 2, you will:

  • Build business cases for new projects and initiatives and lead various teams through project development.
  • Identify and propose improvements to our project development process pertaining to Major Projects and support updates to our tools and databases.
  • Lead lessons-learned activities about Major Project development and analyze past performance.

What it takes:

  • Four to eight years of relevant experience with a Professional Engineer certification and eligibility for Engineers and Geoscientists of BC registration.
  • A Project Management Professional designation is considered an asset.
  • Exceptional decision-making and communication skills to develop complex business cases and deliver large project plans while leading various teams.

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.

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