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Project Manager

Location: 

Surrey, BC, CA Victoria, BC, CA Kelowna, BC, CA

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

Posting End Date: December 9, 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

Do you enjoy working with multiple teams to bring projects to completion from beginning to end? Are you a problem-solver with superb organizational skills?

 

As our Project Manager, you will build and lead project teams to plan and execute projects from conception through to completion. Reporting to the Senior Project Manager, you will work with internal and external resources to manage budgets and deadlines and achieve project objectives while challenging business practices to improve processes. 

In this role, you will:

  • Utilize project management expertise to develop, implement, and manage projects
  • Work within budgets and deadlines to deliver projects on time
  • Identify and communicate project status and changes to your stakeholders
  • Co-ordinate and assign resources to meet project objectives
  • Develop schedules, cost estimates, project execution plans, and risk management strategies
  • Manage land acquisition, permit requirements, materials procurement, fabrication, site construction, contract administration, stakeholder communications, and customer satisfaction
  • Complete project closeout requirements
  • Challenge the status quo and look for better ways to improve processes

In year 1, you will:

  • Acquire a solid understanding of the Company’s internal processes, standards, policies, and project management procedures
  • Put your expertise and knowledge to work on projects
  • Champion and promote the importance of safety
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Schedule and organize resources 

In year 2, you will:

  • Build on your knowledge gained during the project cycle
  • Manage multiple projects, increasing in complexity
  • Build and manage highly effective teams
  • Continue to build and leverage relationships with stakeholders
  • Identify and champion continuous improvements in how the Project Management Office does business

What it takes:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related discipline from a recognized program plus 4-7 years’ project management experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) designation desired – willingness and ability to obtain designation required.
  • Knowledge of project management principles and methodology
  • Knowledge of contract processes and contract management
  • Knowledge of natural gas transmission and distribution utility systems
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Ability to analyze and resolve problems
  • Ability to plan, organize and execute work on time and on budget
  • Ability to communicate project requirements and details to a variety of audiences, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and demanding work schedules
  • Computer/MS Office/MS Project proficiency
  • Willingness to travel, be in the field and support construction crews 

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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