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Project Intern - Indigenous Intern Leadership Program


Surrey, BC, CA

Affiliation: MoveUP
Employment Status: Full-Time Temporary
Salary Min: $23.85 Hourly
Temp Duration: Up to 24 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 position is a part of the Indigenous Intern Leadership Program and the successful candidate must meet the criteria for this program. It is a joint initiative of the Business Counsel of BC, the BC Assembly of First Nations and Vancouver Island University. Indigenous graduates from the twenty five post-secondary institutions in BC are encouraged to apply for meaningful work through internship positions. The term is a two year period.


Joining our Major Projects department, you'll assist our Patullo Gas Line Replacement Project team by taking on administrative responsibilities and advancing your understanding of project management fundamentals.
We've solidified our commitment to sustainability with our 30BY30 promise to reduce our customer's emissions by 30 per cent by the year 2030. Our Major Projects group plays a critical role in achieving our goal, and we know you can help us get there. Join us in rethinking our energy future.

In this role, you will:

  • Learn fundamental project management principles and processes, notably in a pipeline project environment.
  • Support coordinating work activities, scheduling, material management, document control processes, contract management, and reporting requirements. 
  • Organize and attend a variety of meetings and site visits.  
  • Adhere to and champion our strong safety culture.
  • Interact with cross functional teams including internal departments and external consultants and contractors to successfully deliver projects.

What it takes:

  • A diploma from an accredited post-secondary institution in business administration, technology, engineering or social sciences, and any level project management or business management and administration skills training is considered an asset
  • Highly proficient computer skills, particularly with the Microsoft Office suite.
  • Exceptional organization skills paired with a detail-oriented mindset.
  • A demonstrated ability to manage competing priorities and demanding work schedules.
  • Must meet the requirements of the Indigenous Intern Leadership Program

Additional Information

For more information about the Indigenous Intern Leadership Program, please visit 

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.


The safety of our customers and FortisBC family members is our number one priority. Depending on the responsibilities of the job, some employees work remotely and some in office. To ensure the safety of our employees on our job sites, there is strict adherence to our worksite safety plans and social distancing practices. As an essential service provider, we’ll continue to follow the government COVID-19 guidelines and adjust our plans as necessary. As we welcome new employees, our commitment to safety remains for all of our FortisBC family.


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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