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Engineer, Renewable Gas


Surrey, 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

We’ve time-warped into the future, and do you know what we see? We see a cleaner energy future which requires your dedication and innovation.


We know renewable gas will play a huge role as we rethink the future of energy, and would love you to join our team to show us all the possibilities.


As our Engineer, Renewable Gas, we need your out of the box thinking that will help us advance our low-carbon projects and initiatives.

In this role, you will:

  • Create strategic business models and frameworks to establish hydrogen in the gas utility business operations.
  • Develop in-house technical and economic analysis to support business case proposals.
  • Generate concepts that involve unique applications to support development and investment opportunities.
  • Work with our teams to cultivate business plans for various hydrogen related projects.

In year 1, you will:

  • Become a plethora of knowledge and a go-to source of information on our renewable gas business.
  • Utilize your expertise to establish yourself as the authority of our hydrogen business development and cultivating strong working relationships across multiple departments.
  • Oversee the day to day implementation of key hydrogen development initiatives.

In year 2, you will:

  • Support our teams to champion hydrogen as a long-term low-carbon fuel supply for our customers and partners. 
  • Provide leadership to advance hydrogen delivery projects.
  • Engage with our partners and regulators to drive change toward meeting our business goals.

What it takes:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Science or related field from an accredited post-secondary institution.
  • Seven years of recent and relevant experience in an energy sector role.
  • Professional Engineering designation preferred.
  • Project management courses and certification will be considered an asset. 
  • Sound technical knowledge and understanding of energy systems engineering; knowledge of hydrogen and syngas production plant, processes, and operation considered an asset. 
  • Sound technical knowledge and understanding of natural gas systems and natural gas supply chain design, operation and functionality.
  • Knowledge of industry and government gas codes, regulations, safety and standards.
  • Knowledge of hydrogen infrastructure conveyance systems and engineering design an asset.
  • Knowledge of asset management, engineering and risk assessment tools an asset.
  • Knowledge of renewable fuels policy, regulation, marketplace and technologies an asset.

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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