BC Hydro: Co-Op Student – Environmenta/Fisheriesl – Fall 2021

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Keeping the lights on for over 4 million people across the province takes a lot of talented people doingmany 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 thegrowing 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/lifebalance. We’ve been recognized for excellence and been named one of B.C.’s Top Employers and oneof Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for four years in a row.It’s our vision to be the most trusted, innovative utility company in North America by being smart aboutpower in all we do. JOB DESCRIPTION:Candidate selection, interviews and hiring will take place continuously from this single posting –this means while there is a closing date listed, hiring managers will regularly review applicationssubmitted shortly after the posting is live in your Co-op system. So, we recommend you applyearly to get the best visibility from the hiring team.The locations for this position is Edmonds Office, Burnaby.As a Co-op student, you will learn and experience:Practical, hands-on work experience directly related to your specific field of study.Learning and training opportunities, including opportunities to network with your division.Learn all about other divisions and initiatives at BC Hydro.Take advantage of the opportunity to explore future career options.Depending on what team the successful candidate is hired into, duties can also include some ofthe following:Prepare Reports and drawingsAssisting in field studiesCompiling and analyzing dataDevelop planning documents and schedules for resource assignmentswork within the several fish enhancement programs on the go this summer in field and projectmanagement support: To qualify as a candidate, individuals must be enrolled in the Co-op Program and have yet tograduate from a recognized post-secondary institution in Canada.Completed a minimum of 2nd year of Environmental or Fisheries studies at an accredited university.Strong working knowledge of MS Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.Strong communication skills, highly motivated and results oriented.Some positions require a valid Class 5 BC driver’s license.ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONAs a condition of employment at BC Hydro, a background check clearance will be required.All positions will be hired first as a four month work term. For some positions, there is opportunityto extend, to eight months.We’re always looking for exceptional people to bring new ideas, fresh thinking and the motivationto help shape the electricity system in B.C. It’s an exciting time to be a part of our team as weinvest 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 visibleminorities, women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexualorientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productivelyengage with diverse communities.We are also happy to provide reasonable accommodations throughout the selection process andwhile working at BC Hydro. If you require support applying online because you are a person with adisability, please contact us at Recruitmenthelp@HOW TO APPLYDon’t forget to update your Candidate Profile with your current resume and copies of yourcertifications. If applicable, include your Trades Qualification. This will ensure we have all thenecessary information to assess your application without any delays. Date Posted: 2021-07-06 Closing Date: 2021-07-16