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Sr. Engineer – Distribution Standards (Overhead, Supporting Joint Use & Shared Assets)

Reference ID: BCH-R-8520-190314E1

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NB 50838520 - NC 50840149

BCH-R-8520-190314E1Employment Posting ID:

Sr. Engineer - Distribution Standards (Overhead, Supporting Joint Use & Shared Assets) Positions Available: 1

Full-time (37.5 hrs/wk)Status: Edmonds 13Job Location: Permanent 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 for four years in a row.

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


Distribution Standards has a challenging opportunity for a senior engineer; this position will provide expertise on distribution overhead systems and will support the Joint Use and Shared Assets office to ensure the attachment of telecommunication wires, antennas, and equipment boxes meets the requirements of both the national code and internal BC Hydro standards.

Work will include:

* Developing BC Hydro construction and design standards for telecommunication attachments to overhead distribution systems. * Collaborating with telecommunication companies to develop shared standards. * Representing BC Hydro on committees for joint use of poles for both power and telecommunication attachments. * Supporting field trials of new standards for telecom attachments. * Providing subject matter expertise for resolution of location specific issues.


The successful candidate will demonstrate:

* A proven commitment to continuous learning and improvement. * A proven commitment to upholding a culture of safety. * Technical knowledge including electrical, mechanical, and operating requirements of distribution overhead systems. * The ability to manage relationships and to work closely with stakeholders to drive innovation, find engineering solutions that add value, address competing interests at least life cycle cost, and to

BCH-R-8520-190314E1 - Sr. Engineer - Distribution Standards (Overhead, Supporting Joint Use & Shared Assets)

NB 50838520 - NC 50840149

reach consensus. * The ability to investigate, analyze and solve a variety of engineering problems, many of which are of a challenging and unusual nature. * The ability to manage the successful delivery and implementation of projects to clients through superior project management skills, a superior customer service attitude, and strong communication skills. * Superior computer skills (e.g., Microsoft Excel, SharePoint, databases, and web tools); Advanced knowledge of MS Excel is an asset. * Excellent English language communication skills including listening, technical writing and presenting. * A degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering and registration as a Professional Engineer (P. Eng) with Engineers and Geoscientists BC (EGBC) or another Canadian provincial engineering association. * A minimum of eight years of relevant experience. * A demonstrated ability to lead through influence with proven facilitation and negotiation skills * A valid Class 5 B.C. driver's license or ability to obtain same in B.C.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION 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.

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Date Posted: 2019-03-14 Closing Date: 2019-04-05

Posted: March 15, 2019
Closes: May 14, 2019
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1001-5000 employees

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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 ...