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BC Hydro and Power Authority

Investment Planning Senior Engineer - Flexible Location

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NB 51175248 - NC 51175474

BCH-T-5248-220304E1Employment Posting ID:

Investment Planning Senior Engineer - Flexible Location Positions Available: 1

Full-time (37.5 hrs/wk)Status: Edmonds 08Job Location: Temporary HybridFlexible Work Role:

Lower MainlandRegion:

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Providing clean electricity to 4 million customers takes a diverse workforce and that's where you come in. We need your talent to help us build major projects to meet growing demand. To help our customers find clean energy solutions for their homes and businesses and to be ready to respond during storms and outages to keep our system reliable.

Working for BC Hydro is meaningful. And now, the stakes have been raised as we work towards a solution to climate change while safely providing clean, affordable electricity to our customers.

We offer a healthy work life balance, training opportunities and career progression. We're proud to be ranked as one of B.C.'s Top Employers and one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers. Join us as we build an even cleaner B.C.


The Investment Planning Engineer plays a critical role in facilitating integration of generating stations maintenance and capital asset management processes and investment strategies to ensure Stations Asset Planning is making the right investments at the right time for long-term reliability of BC Hydro assets.

This role serves as Station Asset Planning's field representative for maintenance and capital work identification and planning. Good communication skills, emotional intelligence, relevant work experience, and technical knowledge are requirements for this position.

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

* Make asset risk and value based decisions in collaboration with Stations Field Operations in a real time and near real time environment. * Develop scope, cost estimates and risk assessments in collaboration with stakeholders for newly identified work greater than $5,000. * Assess, prioritize, and approve emergent maintenance expenditures up to $50,000 within established framework and business rules. * Create capital Investment Summary documents, which define problems/opportunities and associated risks along with the recommended scope, schedule and costs to mitigate the identified risks for both emergent and future year capital projects. * Promotes consistent application of maintenance investment strategies and business rules. * When delegated, serves the Initiator role for Operations managed capital projects. * Leads annual maintenance and Operations managed capital planning process for their respective area, and participates in work prioritization across the province for centralized investment decisions and fiscal work plan development. * Identifies opportunities to integrate and coordinate maintenance and capital investments, working with business partners to initiate maintenance program and capital plan revisions. * Provides oversight, advice and guidance to Engineering and Operations for conducting risk

BCH-T-5248-220304E1 - Investment Planning Senior Engineer - Flexible Location

NB 51175248 - NC 51175474

assessments for identified work in alignment with BC Hydro's Enterprise Risk Framework. * Represents Stations Asset Planning at recurring planning and leadership meetings at the generating stations. * Facilitates collaboration between Stations Asset Planning, Engineering, and Operations for process improvements and efficiency opportunities. * Identifies, promotes and leads improvements to existing processes, systems and tools to enhance asset management practices.


* A recognized Electrical or Mechanical Engineering degree and registered, or eligible for immediate registration, as a Professional Engineer with the Engineers and Geoscientists of BC (EGBC). * A minimum of eight (8) years of relevant and progressive engineering or asset management experience.


* Experience developing risk and value based business cases. * Experience assessing benefits and risk in an industrial environment to make operational decisions. * Strong strategic thinking, leadership, and business planning skills. * Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with business partners across BC Hydro. * Successful, creative, and persistent approach to influencing outcomes and meeting objectives. * Excellent organizational and management skills. * Excellent communication skills.

Additional Leadership Requirements:

* A strong leader with a track record of modeling BC Hydro's core values and in building trust in all relationships at multiple levels. * Demonstrated record of making difficult business decisions, with imperfect information, and with consideration to the short term and long term implications of that decision on the organization. * Ability to engage employees in a vision, inspires confidence in his/her leadership, and creates a sense of purpose and an environment which is viewed as safe by the team.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION * This is a Full Time Temporary opportunity for up to one (1) year. * The Job Location is shown at Edmonds, Burnaby, though consideration can be given to individuals in other locations, depending on space availability. * Wherever the candidate is located, the successful applicant will be expected to travel to their assigned region(s) of responsibility 1-2 weeks/month and their expenses will be reimbursed when travelling. * Consideration will be applied to limit travel during COVID-19 travel restrictions and working from home guidance. * A condition of employment for this job is to maintain a Driver's License: Class 5 in good standing. * Candidates with lesser relevant experience, though with a passion for asset management, are encouraged to apply and may be considered. Please be advised that this role has been assessed as safety sensitive and pre-qualification alcohol and drug testing will be required as a pre-condition to employment.

We're always looking for exceptional people to bring new ideas, fresh thinking and the motivation to help shape the electricity system in B.C. It's an exciting time to be a part of our team as we invest in our system and prepare to meet the challenges of tomorrow.

BCH-T-5248-220304E1 - Investment Planning Senior Engineer - Flexible Location

NB 51175248 - NC 51175474

Our values guide our work. Want to join us?

We are safe. We are here for our customers. We are one team. We include everyone. We act with integrity and respect. We are forward thinking.

BC Hydro is an equal opportunity employer.

We include everyone. We welcome applications from anyone, including members of visible minorities, women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

We are also happy to provide reasonable accommodations throughout the selection process and while working at BC Hydro. If you require support applying online because you are a person with a disability, please contact us at .

All BC Hydro employees will be required to show proof of full Covid-19 vaccination.

Flexible work model role definitions ===========================

Our four role types identify the degree of flexibility an employee could have to work from home based on the type of work they do. The flexibility for an individual job is up to the manager for each position and the operational requirements. Employees also have the right to work full-time from the office if they prefer. All of our roles require at least some in-person time.

IBEW/Field - No option to work from home Resident - Works primarily (4+ days per week) in the office. Hybrid - May be able to work from home up to 3 days per week. Remote - Works from home 4+ days per week

HOW TO APPLY Don't forget to update your Candidate Profile with your current resume and copies of your certifications. If applicable, include your Trades Qualification. This will ensure we have all the necessary information to assess your application without any delays.

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Date Posted: 2022-03-04 Closing Date: 2022-04-03

About BC Hydro and Power Authority

BC Hydro is one of the largest energy suppliers in Canada. We generate and deliver electricity to 95% of the population of British Columbia and over four million people. It’s our vision is to be the most trusted, innovative utility company in North America by being smart about power in all we do. As an employer, we aim to provide meaningful and challenging work, opportunities for growth and a healthy work/life balance. We’ve been recognized for excellence and been named one of B.C.’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for four years in a row. Interested in joining our team? Visit to see current career and apprenticeship opportunities.



Company Size

1001-5000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-07-18

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