24 days old

Senior Project Manager

Kelowna, British Columbia

Title: Senior Project Manager (Major Projects)


Location: Kelowna, BC


Position Overview:


Is project managing in your blood? Do love bringing together a team to achieve targets on time and efficiently? Are you a strategic thinker who loves overcoming hurdles to complete a project? Does problem solving come second nature to you?


We want to hear from you!Our 2,400 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 Major Projects team.


As our Senior Project Manager, Pipelines, you will lead your team in the execution of our Inland GasUpgrade. You will put your problem solving skills to work along with your passion to build collaborative partnerships to get the job done. Your knowledge of design, construction and environmental regulations in the gas field makes you an incredible asset.


You will

  • Manage overall safety of the project and ensure contractors and our own teams have site-specific safety and environmental management plans developed

  • Establish goals, expectations and take corrective action needed to maintain and control project scope cost, schedule and quality

  • Control costs and maintain monthly forecast

  • Manage the development of a project specific execution and management plans

  • Manage the risk management function along with the change management function and the allocation of contingency.

  • Manage the performance of contractors and develop reporting systems and payment measuring systems

  • Inform project director of major issues immediately concerning major safety/environment incidents or public/political issues.

  • Ensure that the terms and conditions of the contract are met.

  • Provide support to project team and keep the team informed of pertinent issues.

  • Manage project irregularities collectively with project team.

  • Control and monitor all RFP and RFQ in coordination with Project Director.

  • Negotiate any conflict price discrepancies with contractors.

  • Coordinate isolation and by-bass work with Operations, Gas Control, Capacity Planning, and our customers


In year one, you will:

  • Put your expertise and knowledge to drive and support multi-million dollar projects

  • Champion and promote the importance of safety

  • Build a solid understanding with the Company’s internal processes, standards, policies and procedures

  • Provide guidance to consultants to ensure costs and schedules are on track while maintaining the quality standards of the projects

  • Contribute and problem-solve any challenges to ensure we meet our project goals and objectives

  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with external stakeholders

  • Ensure resources are appropriately scheduled and organized for maximum productivity and quality service delivery, including participants, materials and equipment.


What it takes:

  • You have extensive hands-on knowledge of gas infrastructure project management and execution

  • You have a degree in engineering plus a minimum of 10 years related pipeline project execution and consultant management experience in a leadership capacity

  • You have a Project Management Professional (PMP) designation (preferred)

  • You have strong organizational skills as demonstrated in your experience managing various projects and developing programs

  • You have the ability to build and nourish long-lasting relationships

  • You have an influential leadership style and a love for developing others

  • You are skilled in the art of interacting with people at all levels of the company as well as external stakeholders

  • Exceptional communication skills both verbally and in writing

  • Strong presentation skills

  • Comfortable at managing high volume union and non-unionized recruitment

  • Ability to exercise professional judgement in the handling of confidential information

  • Works effectively on your own or in a team environment

  • Knowledge working with recruitment technology, including strong computer skills (MS Office Suite, HRIS, Primavera P6/Unifier)


How to Apply:


To learn more about this opportunity and to apply, please visit our website at www.fortisbc.com/careers.

FortisBC thanks all applicants for their interest, however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Posted: 2019-11-15 Expires: 2019-12-30

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