This co-op is 8 months and will start in September 2020.
The assignment will provide opportunities for engagement with Professional Engineers, managers and others in various departments within the organization, and provide an opportunity to understand some of the workings within the operating and engineering groups at FortisBC.
In this role you will :
Be involved in the design and drafting of the different standards for overhead and underground lines
Perform multiple site visits to better understand the Transmission and Distribution system when making changes to the construction standards
Provide technical support and work with the Operations team
Research technical information on new utility products and practices
Network with other utilities
You’re enrolled in the third or fourth year of an electrical engineering program
You have a valid driver’s license
You have a passion for the energy industry and the utility world
You have a knack for public speaking
You get your points and messages across with ease and respect so you canwork harmoniously with a variety of people
You know the ins and outs of Excel, Word and PowerPoint
You know how to VBA and / or other scripting language
You have experience using AutoCAD and PLS Cadd.
Our engaging workplace offers a wide range of challenging opportunities, while being safe, inclusive and diverse. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, while supporting life-long career development.
We also encourage volunteerism and nourish the need to give back to your community.