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Senior Pipeline Engineer

FortisBC Inc.
Surrey BC
FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT

Working as part of the integrated Pipelines Group to oversee the engineering standards, pre-FEED, FEED, detailed engineering, IFC, and as-built stages for new pipelines and related infrastructure, and upgrades to existing pipelines systems;
• manage the complete pipeline engineering process including utilization and supervision of all necessary internal and external resources to meet deliverables scope and schedule, design review and approval by internal and external stakeholders, and as-built and final project engineering sign off and close out;
• supervision, expert input, and review of engineering critical assessments and FEED studies including economic, feasibility and risk assessments using practical experience and engineering principles;
• preparing, reviewing, and sealing pipeline mechanical design, routing and construction drawings including material(s) take off, specification, and procurement;
• working with the Pipelines Group senior team members to analyze owners costs, and project costs, schedule and construction resources to all AACE Class levels of project definition throughout the project life cycle in order to make recommendations to internal clients as to the preferred alternatives;
• provide expert input to regulatory permit application development, and lead technical interface during permit application regulatory proceedings;
• directing the work of junior engineers, technologists, designers, drafters, and external consultants;
• providing technical support for the Operations Group; and
• responsibility for compliance with regulations, codes, standards and guidelines as they apply to the design, environment, safety, regulatory and other stakeholders of new or upgraded facility projects and FortisBC operating practices.

Requirements
Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Civil Engineering with a minimum of 12 years’ experience in a related field, including 4+ years of specialized experience in pipeline system design and eligible for registration with APEGBC.

Special Skills Requirements:

• Proven experience leading engineering teams for the successful implementation of major pipeline capital projects exceeding $500 million;
• Demonstrated leadership skills – ability to provide clear focus and direction to meet objectives;
• The ability to take initiative, analyze and solve problems with a positive attitude. This involves working proactively with little direction;
• Exceptional oral and written communication;
• Strong analytical skills;
• Advanced knowledge of computer systems and sound working knowledge of data processing and specialized software;
• Developed interpersonal skills - must be a team player able to interact harmoniously with a diverse internal and external group; and
• Strong pipeline construction background considered an asset including demonstrated understanding of the engineering analysis and implementation of innovative solutions to address construction challenges and long term operational risk associated with installing pipelines through areas comprising, geohazards, seismic vulnerability, unstable slopes, muskeg, mountainous terrain etc.
Leadership Competencies:
Safe - Develops and implements strategies to manage the risk of work-related injuries and illnesses.
Customer Centric - Develops strategies that focus the organization around the needs of the customer. Leads and supports teams across the organization to enhance customer value by considering both the immediate and long term effects of proposed solutions on the customer experience.
Collaborative - Engages across boundaries to build corporate relationships and achieve corporate priorities.
Respectful - Holds self and the organization to the highest ethical and professional standards.  Advances strategies to foster an inclusive, healthy organization, respectful of the diversity of people and their skills and free from harassment and discrimination.
Progressive - Creates, manages and inspires change across the organization so that employees are encouraged to rethink the way things are done and leads others to optimal solutions

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FortisBC Inc.

FortisBC Inc., a subsidiary of Fortis Inc., is an electrical distribution company that services the south central region of British Columbia.