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3rd Class Floorman (Operator)


South Slocan, BC, CA

Branch: Electric
Affiliation: IBEW
Employment Status: Full-Time Temporary
Salary Min: $33.57
Temp Duration: 9 Months

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 2,400 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


The duties of a 3rd Class Operator are day to day monitoring, inspection, adjustment and cleaning of Power Plants, Sub and Switching Stations, and associated equipment. This position is entrance level for training toward the position of 1st Class Operator.



A 3rd Class Operator reports to a staff supervisor or delegate



  • Maintain good housekeeping in the Company’s Power Plants and Associated Sub and Switching Stations.
  • Perform routine operating maintenance and inspection of Generating Units, Sub and Switching Station equipment and associated auxiliary apparatus and reporting abnormalities to the appropriate supervisor(s).
  • Assist tradesmen and other higher classification employees in performing maintenance of Generating Plant, Sub and Switching Station equipment.
  • Perform duties that are normally carried out by a lower classification employee.
  • Trash rack cleaning.



  • High school graduation in academic/industrial program with course electives in mathematics and electricity.

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. Depending on the responsibilities of the job, some employees work remotely and some in office. 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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