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Conservation & Energy Management Program Specialist


Surrey, BC, CA

Branch: Gas
Affiliation: Management & Exempt
Employment Status: Full-Time Temporary
Salary Min: $33.13 Hourly
Salary Max: $47.08 Hourly
Short-term Incentive Eligible: No
Workplace Flexibility: Yes 
Temp Duration: Approx. 14 months
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. 

Position Overview

You’re a passionate individual who thrives in a fast-paced environment and applies your innovative mindset in every situation. Extremely organized and analytical, you’re a solution-seeker who looks for unique ways to improve in any project you take on. 


As our Program Specialist in Innovative Technologies, you’ll put your expertise to work by identifying leading-edge technologies to support our business objectives and bring them to life. You’ll be responsible for supporting the future of natural gas by designing and executing research and pilot activities in collaboration with our internal and external stakeholders.

In year 1, you will:

  • Develop effective working relationships with internal stakeholders, such as Procurement and Legal, as well as local municipalities and industry associations. 
  • Expand your knowledge and understanding of the latest in Demand Side Management (DSM) technology solutions, the characteristics of our customer base and our strategic vision.
  • Identify, prioritize and advance new innovative technology solutions that have significant opportunities to reduce energy consumption. 

In year 2, you will:

  • Prioritize the development cycle and effectively execute initiatives to increase participation, drive customer satisfaction and streamline operations for our DSM programs.
  • Develop extensive networks with our market actors and drive the adoption of DSM innovative technologies.
  • Identify new natural gas DSM technologies and lead their advancement in the market.

What it takes:

  • A diploma in business or a related discipline from a recognized program, plus a minimum of three years of relevant experience with demonstrated success. 
  • A Project Management Professional or Certified Energy Manager designation is considered an asset.
  • Solid technical knowledge of natural gas technologies, such as gas heat pumps and hybrid heating systems.
  • Exceptional organizational abilities with a knack for juggling multiple priorities while meeting deadlines.
  • A team-player who thrives on collaborating with internal and external stakeholders.

In this role, you will have the option to participate in a flexible work program, enabling you to work from an approved flex location in British Columbia up to 85 days a year (equivalent to approximately two days a week), subject to business or operational needs.


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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