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BC Hydro and Power Authority

Engineer 2 - Hydrotechnical Engineering

Burnaby, BC
Full Time
5 days ago

NB 50994821 - NC 50995335

BCH-T-4821-201016E1Employment Posting ID:

Engineer 2 - Hydrotechnical Engineering Positions Available: 1

Full-time (37.5 hrs/wk)Status: Edmonds A02Job Location: Temporary Lower MainlandRegion:

We're BC Hydro and we have a big job to do.

Keeping the lights on for over 4 million people across the province takes a lot of talented people doing many different jobs. From working deep in a generating station, atop a power pole, or behind a desk, whatever it is that makes you tick we offer challenging careers to help you reach your potential.

We're investing more than $2 billion per year in major capital infrastructure projects to help meet the growing demand for safe, reliable power. We're upgrading transmission lines, building new substations, and investing in our hydroelectric generation facilities.

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.

It's our vision to be the most trusted, innovative utility company in North America by being smart about power in all we do.


The successful candidate will participate as a member of the BC Hydro Hydrotechnical Engineering group, working with project teams and serving as Professional of Record (P.O.R.) on select tasks. The work may also include acting as Owner's Engineer for work conducted externally, as well as being a checker for the work of others. The technical duties may include: a. River modelling b. Hydraulic structure design and/or modelling c. Analyses of closed conduit hydraulics d. Water resources system modelling, including reservoir operations e. Other hydrology or hydraulics f. Project Engineering

Responsibilities will include producing memoranda and reports documenting the technical work.


The successful candidate will have the following: * A degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering and registered, or eligible for immediate registration, as a Professional Engineer with Engineers and Geoscientists of BC (EGBC); * Solid understanding of open channel and closed conduit hydraulics; * Technical expertise in hydrologic and hydraulic analyses, as evidenced by relevant work experience, education and/or training; * Minimum four (4) years of experience in hydrotechnical engineering (candidates with less experience and strong qualifications may also be considered at a junior level); * Effective communication, interpersonal and presentation skills; * Ability to manage several small projects/tasks concurrently; and * Strong technical and report writing skills.

BCH-T-4821-201016E1 - Engineer 2 - Hydrotechnical Engineering

NB 50994821 - NC 50995335

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION * Please note this is a one (1) year full time temporary position. * A condition of employment for this job is that you maintain your Driver's License: Class 5 in Good Standing. * Applicants who do not meet the full qualifications or those with lesser work experience may be considered for a lower level position. 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.

Our values guide our work. Want to join us?

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

BC Hydro is an equal opportunity employer.

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.

Click on the Apply button in order to complete the steps to apply for this job.

Date Posted: 2020-10-16 Closing Date: 2020-11-08
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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 ...

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1001-5000 employees