- Microsoft Office
- Driving Licence
Affiliation: Management & Exempt
Employment Status: Co-op Student
Salary Min: $23.80 Hourly
Salary Max: $28.00 Hourly
Short-term Incentive Eligible: No
Workplace Flexibility: No
Temp Duration: 8 Months
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 assignment will provide opportunities for engagement with engineers, managers and others in different departments in the organization, and provide an understanding of some of the workings within the operating and engineering groups at FortisBC. Responsibilities
The work will consist of various project related assignments to the design and operation of the gas system, assisting the Electrical Engineer with:
Performing a wide range of complex technical functions relating to the research, location, development, design and installation of major instrumentation measurement and control communications and electrical systems.
Maintaining liaison with other FortisBC departments, field staff, consultants, manufacturers, contractors and government agencies concerning technical work on assigned projects.
Performing a variety of duties related to above projects including preparing schedules and progress reports, monitoring progress, issuing drawings, initiating correspondence, maintaining project records and files and assembling a variety of drawings, material lists, maps, survey data, photographs, environmental data and related information. Requirements
Enrolled in a Bachelor of Engineering program with an Electrical focus - Third or Fourth year required
Enrolled in a Co-op program
Valid driver’s license and current abstract Other Qualifications
A passion for the energy industry and the utility world
A knack for public speaking
You get your points and messages across with ease and respect so you can work harmoniously with a variety of people
Know the ins and outs of Microsoft Office Suite
Experience or knowledge with CAD applications Additional Information
This is an 8 month co-op term starting in January 2024.
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.