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Engineering Co-op, System Integrity


Surrey, BC, CA

Branch: Gas
Affiliation: Management & Exempt
Employment Status: Co-op Student
Salary: $23.32
Temp Duration: 8 months

We’re looking for new talent to join us as we reinvent the future of energy. Across BC, we have a diverse team of more than 2,500 employees we can’t do without, yet we’re growing as fast as ever.

You may think we’re your standard utility that delivers natural gas and electricity, but we’re also into cool, innovative energy solutions. Think carbon capture, renewable energies and lower-carbon transportation for a start. We believe in creating a cleaner, healthier tomorrow.

If you like meaningful work, a dynamic environment and forward-thinking colleagues, build your career with us. You’ll get opportunities to grow, lead, solve, and create. So what are you waiting for? Let’s rethink energy together.

Position Overview

This is an 8 month co-op term starting in September 2022.

The assignment will provide opportunities for engagement with engineers, managers and others in different departments in the organization, and provide an understanding of some of the workings within the operating and engineering groups at FortisBC.


The work will consist of assisting in various assignments related to geotechnical-related and the pipeline in-line inspection (ILI) data analysis tasks, such as:

  • Executing geotechnical and hydrotechnical hazard management program involving site visits, site inspection coordination with multiple stakeholders, inspection report and blast request review, record management, etc.;
  • Validating ILI related data, performing data analyses on various ILI data sets, and developing data analysis procedures;
  • Providing support for other pipeline integrity management activities and assessments, as required.


Civil, Mechanical, Chemical, or Geological Engineering Degree Focus

  • A minimum completion of 2nd year
  • Experience or knowledge with Excel Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), statistical analysis and/or data management tools would be an asset;
  • Experience with report and memo writing in a corporate environment;
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills; and
  • Valid BC driver’s license (or other provincial equivalent)

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.


Safety is our number one priority, and to maintain the health and safety of our employees and broader communities, we have a number of COVID-19 safety measures in place. This includes a requirement for all new employees to provide proof of full vaccination, prior to their first day of work or the start of their employment. And of course, we will consider an accommodation for anyone who’s unable to be vaccinated due to a protected ground as defined by the Human Rights Code.


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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