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Construction Supervisor


Kelowna, BC, CA Kamloops, BC, CA Burnaby, BC, CA Surrey, BC, CA

Branch: Gas
Affiliation: Management & Exempt
Employment Status: Full-Time Regular

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.

Position Overview

Are you a detailed oriented individual with an excellent ability to problem solve? Are you a fair individual who builds strong partnerships that bring positive end-results? Do you hold yourself and your teams accountable to ensure every job is done right and on time?


We want to hear from you! 


As our Construction Supervisor, you will oversee contractor crews to ensure our natural gas mains and services work are completed to FortisBC’s expectations. You will support our project managers on the construction of sustainment and growth projects. 

In this role, you will:

  • Assess contractor work performance, including quality, safety, and workload management while taking corrective actions as necessary
  • Participate in meetings with contractors to provide feedback and problem solve issues
  • Lead investigations on contractor crew incidents
  • Review and approve invoices
  • Participate in constructability and estimate reviews
  • Develop subject matter expert knowledge in one or more areas of field construction and utilize that knowledge to support the PMO team (I.E. PE fusion, welding, confined space, directional drilling, GWFM etc.) 

In year 1, you will:

  • Learn FortisBC’s expectations for contractor construction
  • Shadow experienced Construction Supervisors and participate in field oversite and invoice approval for contractor crews
  • Participate in PMO Safety and Training days
  • Participate in Construction Supervisor training

In year 2, you will:

  • Continue contractor oversite and contract administration
  • Identify areas of expertise and work towards obtaining specialized training
  • Identify opportunities to improve efficiencies and contract
  • Support a sustainment/growth project
  • Handle contractor incident investigations
  • Represent FortisBC at contractor safety meetings
  • Coordinate inter-departmental communications and promote best practices

What it takes:

  • Excellent knowledge in one or more areas of field construction 
  • Technologist diploma in a construction-related field or trades certificate preferred
  • Excellent team player with an ability to communicate clearly and concisely 
  • Solid construction experience in a leadership capacity or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience, preferably in a utility

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.


Safety is our number one priority, and to maintain the health and safety of our employees and broader communities, we have a number of COVID-19 safety measures in place. This includes a requirement for all new employees to provide proof of full vaccination, prior to their first day of work or the start of their employment. And of course, we will consider an accommodation for anyone who’s unable to be vaccinated due to a protected ground as defined by the Human Rights Code.


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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