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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 is to be the most trusted, innovative utility company in North America by being smart about power in all we do.
This position formally reports to the Site ‘C’ Construction Manager. This role will provide oversight
for a large number of Contractors responsible for work at the construction site, 80 km of
transmission line, and with realignment of a large section of highway 29. Presently, there are
approximately 500 construction workers at site with expectations to peak near 1500 workers.
This senior safety role is critical to the success of the Site ‘C’ Clean Energy Project (Site ‘C’), BC
Hydro’s largest and most complex multi-year project. The desired candidate will possess training,
experience, demonstrated proficiency, and leadership qualities in the areas of safety, and the
management and development of teams. The candidate will require experience with large projects
as a Senior Safety manager, with the ability to work as an owner’s agent on a multi-prime site.
This senior safety manager and safety team will work synergistically with a security team to
manage issues that impact safety and security, in both the planning and execution phases.
This senior position will require an individual capable of working at a higher managerial level,
responsible and accountable for directing safety strategy at Site ‘C’. The candidate must be
capable of understanding and addressing complex issues derivative of a multi-prime site, and
managing ambiguity toward resolutions.
Site ‘C’ will be the third dam and hydroelectric generating station on the Peace River in northeast
B.C. The project will provide 1,100 megawatts (MW) of capacity and about 5,100 gigawatt hours
(GWh) of energy each year to the province’s integrated electricity system. Project components
include an earthfill dam, diversion tunnel, generating station, spillway and associated structures,