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Engineering Co-op, Chemical/Process (Gas Lab)


Surrey, BC, CA

Branch: Gas
Affiliation: MoveUP
Employment Status: Co-op Student
Workplace Flexibility: No 
Temp Duration: 8 Months
Posting End Date: October 14, 2022


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

This is an 8 month term starting in January 2023.

Working in the FortisBC Gas Lab, the Gas Lab Co-op Student will work closely in a fast paced, multi-disciplined team to ensure the quality, integrity and safety of the supply of natural gas to our distribution network and customers.


  • Responsibilities will include collecting samples of natural gas throughout the distribution system, analyzing various samples for gas composition and odorant concentrations through gas chromatography, preparing reports based from results and recommending operational changes if required. The Gas Lab Co-op Student will also receive fluid samples from Operational personnel for analysis, reports and recommendations.
  • Many other opportunities may arise for the Gas Lab Co-op Student due to the changing nature of the workload and assignments. This could include supporting the FortisBC LNG Engineering team, RNG team or other areas requiring process support services.


  • Chemical Engineering or Chemistry Student - Third or Fourth year preferred
  • Competent public speaker
  • Experience or knowledge with AutoCAD and competence in Excel, Word and PowerPoint

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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