Contract Admin Technologist – Site-C (MOU 15)

  • Company:
    BC Hydro and Power Authority
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    negotiable / month
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    3 days ago
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NB 51010454 – NC 51010461

BCH-T-0454-210217E1Employment Posting ID:

Contract Admin Technologist – Site-C (MOU 15) Positions Available: 1

Full-time (37.5 hrs/wk)Status: Fort St. John Site C Constr OfcJob Location: Temporary Northern InteriorRegion:

We’re BC Hydro and we have a big job to do.

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.

It’s our vision to be the most trusted, innovative utility company in North America by being smart about power in all we do.


* Performs a variety of duties associated with contract management/task management functions such as providing direction on contractual matters, discussing, clarifying and following up on commercial, associated technical and legal concerns with other members of the project team; prepares monitoring plans and assigns responsibility for verifying, expediting and approving plans detailing production schedules, drawings, instruction manuals, shipping reports, manufacturing period, testing and acceptance delivery of materials/parts and vendor performance; follows up to adjust schedules and /or expediting performance expectations; prepares purchase requisitions. * Coordinates expediting of work including meeting with vendors to ensure work progress meets schedules, quality and cost factors; prepares contract change orders and/or prepares and negotiates changes or adjustments to contracts; administers contract payment by reviewing invoices and related documentation for work completion, preparing payment certificates and approving within assigned signing authority, preparing hold-back release payments and assigning applicable taxes to payment items; initiates work orders and prepares related invoice requisitions to collect back charges resulting from contract deficiencies; prepares and issues Local Purchase Orders. * Administers warranty claims for equipment or systems that have failed within warranty period by enforcing contract provisions, negotiating settlements, establishing legal position and ensuring work is completed; resolves contract termination issues and ensures work is completed through other resources. * Provides a contract administration services for the tendering of supply, supply and install and consulting services contracts by preparing contract tender documents comprising commercial terms and conditions and technical specifications, reviewing the technical specifications of work to be contracted to ensure that the commercial and technical portions are effectively integrated for straightforward tender evaluation and optimal management after contract award, preparing Question and Answer series and tender addendums during the tender process, analyzing tenders for deliverables and commercial viability noting exceptions and shortcomings, preparing tender evaluation documentation including award recommendations for management approval and

BCH-T-0454-210217E1 – Contract Admin Technologist – Site-C (MOU 15)

NB 51010454 – NC 51010461

approving awards within assigned signing authority. * Provides technical direction and guidance to, and performs some of the same duties as the Contracts Clerk Leader and Contracts Clerk 4 . * Performs duties of a minor nature related to the above duties which do not affect the rating of the job.


* Must have completed a National Diploma from an Institute of Technology in Business Administration, Electrical, Civil or Mechanical and a minimum of eight years experience in electrical utility design or supply chain functions.


This position is affiliated with the Movement of United Professionals union (MoveUP/COPE).

* Please note this position will work a 14/7 schedule. * This is a Full Time Temporary position until approximately December, 2024. * This location is eligible for a Remote Incentive of 12%. Remote Incentives are paid bi-weekly to Full-Time Regular employees working in eligible remote locations. * A condition of employment for this job is that you maintain your Class 5 Driver’s License in good standing. * Excellent knowledge of Contract Management principles and process. * Excellent knowledge of commercial practices such as insurance, bonding, taxes and labour practices. * Excellent knowledge of purchasing policies. * Excellent working knowledge of project management principles. * Working knowledge of civil, electrical and mechanical disciplines as they apply in a utility environment and sufficient understanding and familiarity with technical specifications and drawings to effectively administer the contracts. * Good working knowledge of technical requirements such as standard technical specifications and engineering standards. * Good working knowledge of how equipment and services that are contracted are applied and installed in substations, generating stations, and transmission and distribution lines. * Good knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, MS Exchange) and other application programs such as SAP, Material Management System, and the Work Order system will be an asset. * Good working knowledge of Stores System and Material Management process will be an asset. * Knowledge of a variety of electrical, civil and mechanical products, their specifications, accessories, installation requirements and operational features. * Good analytical and problem solving skills. * Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

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 act with integrity. We respect our province. We are forward thinking.

BCH-T-0454-210217E1 – Contract Admin Technologist – Site-C (MOU 15)

NB 51010454 – NC 51010461

BC Hydro is an equal opportunity employer.

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Date Posted: 2021-02-17 Closing Date: 2021-03-03