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Materials Truck Driver/Mobile Crane Operator


Burnaby, BC, CA

Branch: Gas
Affiliation: IBEW
Employment Status: Full-Time Regular
Salary: $37.25 hourly

We’re looking for new talent to join us as we reinvent the future of energy. Across BC, we have a diverse team of more than 2,500 employees we can’t do without, yet we’re growing as fast as ever.

You may think we’re your standard utility that delivers natural gas and electricity, but we’re also into cool, innovative energy solutions. Think carbon capture, renewable energies and lower-carbon transportation for a start. We believe in creating a cleaner, healthier tomorrow.

If you like meaningful work, a dynamic environment and forward-thinking colleagues, build your career with us. You’ll get opportunities to grow, lead, solve, and create. So what are you waiting for? Let’s rethink energy together.


  • Loads, unloads, and transports materials and equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Utilizes and operates all material and equipment required in the performance of the job.
  • Takes inventory, fills orders when assigned and performs administrative duties required of the job.
  • Is responsible for good housekeeping, stocking and safekeeping of all materials and equipment in compounds and stores, and on stores trucks.
  • Operates any vehicle which requires up to a Class 3 license with air endorsement.


  • Must hold a Class 3 driver's license with air endorsement
  • Must possess a valid crane operator certificate (per Work Safe regulations 0HS14.34.1) and be in compliance with Work Safe regulations (see additional information below).
  • Demonstrated safe work habits and adherence to safety regulations and practices. Driver abstract acceptable to FortisBC standards. Must be able to pass the FortisBC driving test.
  • Ability to work independently and take action on own initiative.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to successfully complete the following training; mobile crane equipment, rigging and slinging, WHMIS/TDG.

Additional Information

  • Considerable bending and lifting.
  • Exposure to extreme weather conditions.
  • Current WorkSafe regulations require that crane operators must be either fully certified or registered in the certification program. New crane operators must pass an assessment on the theory component of operating a crane as well as a practical assessment that is required for all crane operators. 

What you need to know:

Preference will be given to candidates with Level A Certification. Candidates with Level B Certification will be considered with the expectation that they will work towards achieving Level A Certification. If no level of crane Certification is available, the successful candidate will be brought in and expected to attain their Level B Certification within 1 month and work towards achieving their Level A Certification within a reasonable period of time.

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.


The safety of our customers and FortisBC family members is our number one priority. To ensure the safety of our employees on our job sites, there is strict adherence to our worksite safety plans and social distancing practices. As an essential service provider, we’ll continue to follow the government COVID-19 guidelines and adjust our plans as necessary. As we welcome new employees, our commitment to safety remains for all of our FortisBC family.


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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