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Construction Supervisor


Surrey, BC, CA Burnaby, BC, CA

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

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.


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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