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Business Co-op, Energy Solutions


Surrey, BC, CA

Affiliation: MoveUP
Employment Status: Co-op Student
Salary: $21.87 Hourly
Temp Duration: 4 Months
Workplace Flexibility: No
Posting End Date: 


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. 

Position Overview

An enthusiastic Business, Engineering, Environmental Science, or Sustainability Co-op student is required to assist the Product and Services Marketing Manager for the Energy Solutions and Business Innovation departments. This Co-op opportunity is intended for students enrolled as undergraduates at a recognized accredited institution.

This is a 4 month co-op term starting September 2023.


Working in accordance with the organization’s strategic vision, core values and leadership competencies, the successful candidate will:

  • Gain experience within FortisBC and the Energy Solutions Team.
  • Gain experience in effective team and partner collaborations.
  • Work to support FortisBC’s investments in Cleantech innovation through it’s Clean Growth Innovation Fund, and produce market share analysis to support the gas utility’s system extension activities. Tasks include:
    • Invoice processing and budget tracking;
    • Procuring and refining new home data from external sources;
    • Scrubbing data, in Excel format, for consistency of information and formatting;
    • Producing visual reports using pre-established PowerBI templates;
    • Managing document flow and storage;
    • Scheduling tasks for multiple parties within FortisBC;
    • Serving as the coordinator between FortisBC and an independent cleantech investment fund;
    • Collaborating with other departments to incorporate additional FortisBC data into a market capture rate analysis.


The ideal candidate will have strong communications, planning and organizational skills. They will possess the ability to quickly learn processes to identify and organize relevant information and be able to work independently. 


  • 3rd or 4th year student, enrolled in a Bachelor of Business, Engineering, Environmental Science, Sustainability or a related Degree program with intent to return to school after the co-op work term. Must be enrolled in a co-op program.
  • Creative thinker with strong skills in the use of business analysis, financial evaluation methods and project management.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and maintain collaborative relationships.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • Proficient in MS Office, specifically Excel and Word.
  • Strong written, verbal and presentation skills.
  • Analytical thinking/problem solving skills - capable of complex reasoning analysis.
  • Interpersonal skills – able to collaborate on projects, maintain effective relationships and communicate clearly.
  • Independent - ability to work well under limited supervision.
  • Knowledge of MS SharePoint, Teams and PowerBI are assets.
  • Programming skills and data analytics experience are assets.

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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