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Technical Solutions Manager

Location: 

Surrey, BC, CA

Branch: Gas
Affiliation: Management & Exempt
Employment Status: Full-Time Regular

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

Are you an incredible problem-solver with an analytical mind that stands out above the rest?
Are you a detail-oriented individual with a strong technical mindset?
Can you take complex technical solutions and turn them into human speak?

 

We want to hear from you! Our 2,500 employees come to work every day to meet the energy needs of our customers safely, reliably and affordably. Join the FortisBC family and be part of our Energy Solutions team.

 


As our Technical Solutions Manager, you will be responsible for Conservation and Energy Management (C&EM) program participant evaluations and program improvement initiatives. You will provide natural gas end-use applications advice to customers, contractors and other applicable partners.

In this role, you will:

  • Review energy studies and assess the suitability of participants into the C&EM Commercial and Industrial energy conservation programs; their associated energy savings and incentive levels
  • Assume the lead role in recommendations of natural gas end-use applications for existing and emerging technologies
  • Conduct building energy modelling and assessments or review third party studies 
  • Review and validate measurement and verification studies
  • Review current and emerging building codes and appliance regulations
  • Perform post-installation site inspections as required ( i.e.. visit sites and analyze facilities, HVAC equipment installations as per energy upgrade)
  • Participate in project design to improve program participation and energy efficiency levels

In year 1, you will:

  • Review various energy studies and assess the suitability of participants into the C&EM Commercial and Industrial energy conservation programs and their associated energy savings
  • Perform building energy modelling for new and retrofit construction projects
  • Understand how buildings (homes and commercial buildings) can meet the BC Energy Step Code requirements 
  • Have a strong understanding of the company’s energy efficiency programs

In year 2, you will:

  • Have advanced knowledge of building codes, appliance regulations and standards and gas technologies 
  • Initiate and lead industry initiatives to encourage the efficient use of natural gas
  • Participate in C&EM program evaluations and program improvement initiatives
  • Prepare and present C&EM plans and reports to regulatory authorities and program partners 
  • Make recommendations for market or technical research projects

What it takes:

  • Knowledge of current methodologies and design practices in building architecture, engineering, and building construction
  • Knowledge of building envelope design principles and practices.
  • Degree in engineering, applied sciences or building science or equivalent 
  • Demonstrated in-depth understanding of end-use natural gas applications, mechanical systems and HVAC equipment;
  • Advanced current knowledge of residential, commercial and industrial natural gas equipment operating principles, including fuel combustion equipment and energy distribution
  • Advanced current knowledge of energy management techniques (related to energy efficiency) in residential and commercial applications
  • Current knowledge of BC building code, BC Energy Step Code and appliance regulations would be an asset
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to condense complex technical analysis and present to a non-technical audience

What you need to know:

  • To view the full job description, click here.
  • Travel may be required as business dictates.
     

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. 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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