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Supervisor, Operations Technology and Security


Surrey, BC, CA

Branch: Gas
Affiliation: Management & Exempt
Employment Status: Full-Time Regular
Posting End Date: Posted until filled

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

You’re an experienced leader with exceptional knowledge in architecting and implementing operational technology. Above all, you’re well-versed in cybersecurity and understand the importance of technology to thwart cyberattacks and protect sensitive data and information from unwanted threats.


As the Supervisor, Operations Technology and Security, you’ll provide functional and technical leadership for operational technology, including industrial control systems and enterprise-wide cybersecurity, aligning with and contributing to the organization’s overall business strategy, priorities, goals and objectives. 


We're committed to building a greener future in which we reduce our customers’ emissions. We need collaborators, innovators and leaders like you to help us achieve our goal. Join us in re-thinking our energy future. 

In year 1, you will:

  • Establish strong collaborative working relationships with multiple business areas, primarily the engineering group responsible for operational technology and industrial control systems across the gas and electric divisions.
  • Gain an understanding of overall operational technology and industrial control system architecture for the gas utility.
  • Develop a thorough knowledge of the enterprise-wide cybersecurity program and strategy.

In year 2, you will:

  • Develop a strategic plan supporting operational technology for the gas utility, including training requirements for staff.
  • Achieve successful results from independent cybersecurity assessments of gas operational technologies and industrial control systems.

What it takes:

  • A bachelor’s degree related to industrial control system engineering or a related discipline from a recognized program with six to 10 years of related experience or equivalent education, training, and experience.
  • Exceptional working knowledge of operational technology concepts in supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems, architecture design for operational technology, and industrial control systems operations specific to the utility industry.
  • A deep understanding of enterprise cybersecurity concepts in security and risk management, asset security, security engineering, and security operations.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to manage a team of employees.

What you need to know:

  • This position is located in Surrey, BC

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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