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Scheduling Assistant, System Control Centre


Castlegar, BC, CA

Affiliation: MoveUP
Employment Status: Full-Time Temporary
Salary: $31.60 hourly
Temp Duration: 13 months
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. 


Support the System Scheduler in the following tasks:

  • Load Forecasting: Prepare and update the FBC hourly load forecasts for the following scheduling days.
  • Resource Aggregation: Ensure that the Interchange Log sheet is complete for the following scheduling days within contractual timelines, including accurate load forecasts, all generation unit outages and relevant transmission outages, power purchases and sales for FBC and any third parties, applicable transmission reservations and any other scheduling requirements.
  • Interchange Scheduling: Schedule all energy purchases and sales for FBC and third parties in the FBC system within contractual timelines and adherence to good utility practice. Reserve required transmission capacity. Review E-Tags for all energy schedules through the FBC system. Communicate to third parties and to FBC System Operators the information required to manage the real-time transactions within contractual obligations and industry requirements.
  • Information Management and Reporting: Organize, record and report the daily, weekly and monthly load and water information to required stakeholders. Maintain the Kootenay Lake page on the FBC website.
  • Replace Scheduler: Learn the whole range of the Scheduler’s work, including the Interchange and Entitlement Accounting and stakeholder reporting requirements in order to replace the Scheduler for vacations and other absences.
  • Provide administrative support to the Control Center and MRS including but not limited to time entry, document management, training tracking.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


  • Completion of a certificate in Business, Accounting, or a related field from a recognized accredited post-secondary institution.
  • 2 – 4 years in an administrative role with experience in scheduling, information management and reporting.
  • Experience in the utility industry is considered an asset.
  • Proficient knowledge of computer systems including Word, Excel, Access and MS Outlook.
  • Excellent organizational skills with proven attention to detail.
  • SAP knowledge preferred.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Strong team building and relationship skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interface with multiple daily contacts.
  • Ability to work independently in a high stress environment with strict deadlines.

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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