Protection & Control Communication Technologist – Hudson’s Hope

BC Hydro
Published
July 8, 2024
Location
Hudson's Hope, British Columbia, Canada, V0C 1V0
Category
Job Type
Experience
Some experience required
Salary Type
Hourly Rate
Salary
55.42
Hours
37.5
Education
College Diploma or Certificate
Country
Canada
Province
British Columbia

Description

A workplace powered by you
At BC Hydro, we’re working towards creating a cleaner and more sustainable future for all British Columbians and need people like you to help us. A career at BC Hydro is meaningful and provides you the opportunity to be part of a talented, inclusive, and diverse team. We offer a healthy work-life balance, competitive wages, a comprehensive benefits package, and training opportunities to support you in your career growth. We're proud to be ranked as one of B.C.'s Top Employers and one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers.
We invite you to join us as we build an even cleaner B.C. We welcome applications from all qualified job seekers. If you’re a person with a disability, please let us know as adjustments can be made to help support you in your application process.

What you'll do
* As per IBEW Collective Agreement.

* A journeyperson CPC Technologist shall undertake work on communications, protection, and control equipment and systems, as assigned.

* Perform maintenance on the protection, communication, and control systems in BC Hydro; including equipment used for detecting and responding to power system faults, controlling system devices, and data and voice transfer throughout the province

* Install and maintain substation equipment, as well as generator control systems, excitation systems, and governors

* Install and maintain protective relaying equipment for detecting and responding to power system faults, and control equipment including SCADA systems and programmable logic controllers * Install and maintain a variety of telecommunications equipment including microwave, power line carrier, very high frequency/ultrahigh frequency radio system equipment, teleprotection, telephone, and supervisory control & data acquisition equipment

* Analyze fault records to verify equipment performance, oversee testing of plant equipment, and write technical reports

* Commission and acceptance-test new and upgraded equipment installations

* Review and maintain drawings associated with protection, control, and communications systems

What you bring
* As per IBEW Collective Agreement.

* Completed a national diploma program in electrical / electronics engineering technology from an accredited institution, preferably with a power and/or communications option

* A valid Class 5 B.C. driver's license

* Eligibility for registration with ASTTBC (Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of British Columbia)

* Computer literacy in English

* Mechanical aptitude is also required * Interpersonal skills are necessary in dealing with employees and internal/external customers; the ability to interact effectively with other trades such as Mechanics, Electricians and Technologists is essential * Demonstrated commitment to safety and safe work practices

What we offer

  • - A comprehensive benefits package
  • - A minimum of 15 paid vacation days
  • - A lifetime pension
  • - Flexible work model, depending on your role type
  • - Training and development courses

For more information on the benefits we offer, visit bchydro.com/benefits.

* This location is eligible for a Remote Incentive of 20%. Remote Incentives are paid bi-weekly to Full-Time Regular employees working in eligible remote locations.
* This location is eligible for Travel Incentive. The Travel Incentive is extended to Full-Time Regular employees who are working in eligible remote locations.
* This location is eligible for Extended Health Care Medical Travel Benefit. The Extended Health Care Medical Travel Benefit is extended to Full-Time Regular, Part-Time Regular and Full-Time Temporary employees who are permanently working in eligible remote locations.

What else you should know
This position is affiliated with the international Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Union (IBEW local 258) www.ibew258.bc.ca
* Working in adjacent areas and travelling away from headquarters will be required as the need arises and can include travel in helicopters and snowcats sometimes required. Occasional out of town work requiring overnight stays away from the headquarters may be required

* The work is highly technical, involves sophisticated systems and equipment, and it appeals to those with good analytical skills who are also creative problem solvers.

* Working in adjacent areas and travelling away from headquarters will be required as the need arises.

* A written quiz covering technical, safety, and administrative skills may form part of the selection process.

* A condition of employment for this job is that you maintain the following requirements in good standing: Communication Protection & Control Cert. = In Good Standing & Class 5 DL = In Good Standing
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.

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.

Hudson's Hope, British Columbia, Canada, V0C 1V0

How to Apply

 

Interested candidates should submit their applications online at https://app.bchydro.com/careers/current_opp.html  by July 22, 2024.

 

Click here to access the job posting or visit the BC Hydro “Current Opportunities” Careers page to view and apply for jobs.

 

You must use a supported browser, such as Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Safari. Your pop up blocker will also need to be disabled for the BC Hydro Careers site.

 

On the BC Hydro Careers site, click on the Apply button in order to complete the steps to apply for this job. Please be sure to update your Candidate Profile with your current resume and include copies of your certifications, if applicable.

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 include everyone.

We act with integrity and respect.

We are forward thinking.

 

BC Hydro is an equal opportunity employer.

 

We include everyone. We welcome applications from anyone, including members of visible minorities, women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

 

We are also happy to provide reasonable accommodations throughout the selection process and while working at BC Hydro. If you require support applying online because you are a person with a disability, please contact us at Recruitmenthelp@BCHydro.com

 

Flexible work model role definitions

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Our four role types identify the degree of flexibility an employee could have to work from home based on the type of work they do. The flexibility for an individual job is up to the manager for each position and the operational requirements. Employees also have the right to work full-time from the office if they prefer. All of our roles require at least some in-person time.

 

IBEW/Field – No option to work from home

Resident – Works primarily (4+ days per week) in the office.

Hybrid – May be able to work from home up to 3 days per week.

Remote – Works from home 4+ days per week

 

Qualifications

* As per IBEW Collective Agreement.

* Completed a national diploma program in electrical / electronics engineering technology from an accredited institution, preferably with a power and/or communications option

* A valid Class 5 B.C. driver's license

* Eligibility for registration with ASTTBC (Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of British Columbia)

* Computer literacy in English

* Mechanical aptitude is also required

* Interpersonal skills are necessary in dealing with employees and internal/external customers; the ability to interact effectively with other trades such as Mechanics, Electricians and Technologists is essential

* Demonstrated commitment to safety and safe work practices

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit their applications online at https://app.bchydro.com/careers/current_opp.html  by July 22, 2024.

Click here to access the job posting or visit the BC Hydro “Current Opportunities” Careers page to view and apply for jobs.

 You must use a supported browser, such as Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Safari. Your pop up blocker will also need to be disabled for the BC Hydro Careers site.

On the BC Hydro Careers site, click on the Apply button in order to complete the steps to apply for this job. Please be sure to update your Candidate Profile with your current resume and include copies of your certifications, if applicable.

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.

 

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