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Operations Supervisor, Mechanical Services


Burnaby, BC, CA

Branch: Gas
Affiliation: Management & Exempt
Employment Status: Full-Time Regular
Salary Min: $93,300.00
Salary Max: $115,800.00
Short-term Incentive Eligible: Yes
Workplace Flexibility: No 
Posting End Date: Open until filled


As the province’s largest energy provider with more than 100 years of knowledge and experience, we proudly deliver renewable energy, natural gas, electricity and propane to 1.2 million customers. 


We're actively seeking new talent to join our mission of transforming B.C.'s energy landscape. As one of BC's Top Employers with a diverse team of over 2,600 employees, we are committed to a safe and inclusive culture where each of us can connect, belong, and grow. Join us, and together, let's shape a brighter future for B.C.


Position Overview

With a background in gas fitting, pipefitting or gas network construction, we are  looking for you to leverage your leadership qualities to manage an effective team that reliably and safely serves its customers. You have what it takes and we want you to step up to the plate as our next Operations Supervisor, Mechanical Services. 


In this role, you will supervise and provide leadership to a skilled team to meet daily operational demands and support the generation, distribution, transmission and delivery of energy to our customers safely and reliably.


It’s one thing to utilize your years of field experience, but you also possess the organizational skills and strategic foresight to allocate resources effectively and manage priorities as new projects or emergencies arise. You always put the safety of yourself and your peers first, and you know how to operate a team that demonstrates excellence in safety. 


Every day, we work to foster an environment that protects the safety of our employees and gives them the resources and support they need to grow to their potential. Realize your potential, and help us rethink our energy future. 

In this role, you will:

  • Lead a unionized crew in day-to-day tasks, large capital projects and emergency situations.
  • Supervise safe and effective shop/field operations. 

In year 1, you will:

  • Become familiar with our specifications, procedures and standards. 
  • Gain in-depth knowledge in Emergency Response protocols.
  • Provide strong day-to-day leadership and supervision to employees.

In year 2, you will:

  • Assist in developing a robust production tracking system with the Production Manager. 
  • Become the subject matter expert on all matters relating to  Gas Meter Fabrication, Gas Network Operations and Tool Maintenance 
  • Focus on adapting communication and document control systems continuously. 

What it takes:

  • A post-secondary or trades education background from a recognized program, plus at least five years of experience in a leadership capacity, preferably in a unionized environment involving  Gas Fitting, Pipe Fitting, or Gas Network Construction 
  • Experience in Project Management is desirable. 
  • Knowledge of safety management, processes and procedures. 
  • A demonstrated ability to manage competing priorities and demanding work schedules.
  • A demonstrated ability to attend to emergencies and co-ordinate activities under stressful situations. 

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. 



FortisBC acknowledges and respects Indigenous Peoples in Canada, on whose Traditional Territories we all live and work. FortisBC is committed to Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples and is guided by our Statement of Indigenous Principles.

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