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Project Engineer


Surrey, BC, CA

Branch: Gas
Affiliation: Management & Exempt
Employment Status: Full-Time Regular
Workplace Flexibility: No 
Posting End Date:


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

As a Project Engineer, you will collaborate with a team of Engineers, Drafters and Records Analysts to establish and maintain the quality of FortisBC standards and records. In this role you will apply existing policies to record keeping practices, and you will be continually looking for areas to improve current processes and procedures. This role requires you to put your strategic thinking, problem-solving and project management skills to work to help with the company’s commitment to quality. Your knowledge and experience in process improvement and quality assurance will help you be a successful candidate. 

In this role, you will:

  • Establish quality expectations and provide guidance to external and internal stakeholders for maintaining engineering records quality. 
  • Take ownership and act as a subject matter lead on drafting and record keeping standards.
  • Work with project teams to review and resolve drafting and records quality issues.
  • Help define or improve roadmaps for Operations Records Management. 
  • Apply existing procedures and processes to records maintenance activities.
  • Work with FortisBC Planning, Operations and Engineering to ensure common understanding of records and quality management.
  • Provide project closeout support and review closeout documents for multiple project groups. 
  • Provide support and act as a liaison in between Operations and Engineering Records to help fill in project closeout procedural gaps.
  • Help identify issues, provide solutions, and create new processes for maintaining asset records.

What it takes:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited institution with eligibility to register with the Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia as a Professional Engineer.
  • PMP certificate and knowledge of utility are considered as assets.
  • Minimum of 5 years' proven experience in process development, data, and records management.
  • Extensive hands-on knowledge of project coordination and execution.
  • Strong organizational skills as demonstrated in your experience managing various projects.
  • Ability to build and nourish long-lasting relationships with different stakeholders.
  • An influential leadership style and a love for developing new procedures or improving the existing ones.
  • Skilled in the art of interacting with people at all levels of the company as well as external stakeholders.
  • Exceptional communication skills both verbally and in writing.
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • Comfortable working broad range of responsibilities with multiple stakeholders with various professional backgrounds. 
  • You are a “self-starter” and work effectively on your own or in a team environment.
  • Strong computer skills (MS Office Suite, AutoCAD, etc).

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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