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2028049 – Field Operations Specialist
One (1) Regular Position Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada Competition # E21067-2024

At NB Power we are a team, committed to offering the best customer experience, ensuring energy security, and accelerating a sustainable clean energy transition. Why? Because we’re New Brunswickers too, we care about our customers and future generations, and today we are actively looking for a new member to join us.
As part of the Enterprise Project Management Office, the Field Operations Specialist’s focus will be on the Transmission Line Life Extension (TLLE) program. The Transmission Line Life Extension (TLLE) program’s objective is to maintain the reliability of the transmission system through rebuilds and life extension projects thereby reducing the risk of transmission line failure.
The Field Operations Specialist role is vital to the success of the Transmission Line Life Extension (TLLE) program as it is the most front-line supervisory position in the program. Additionally, the Field Operations Specialist will interface with contractor Superintendent and staff to ensure they are fulfilling their contract obligations, working safely and managing issues as they arise.
Key functions include:

  • Prepare detailed project plans, including timeframes and budgets in alignment with the NB Power Project Management Methodology during construction off-season.
  • Support other Project Managers in planning of larger projects.
  • Report regularly to meet the required project governance and oversight requirements within the Enterprise Project Management Office.
  • Manage the execution of projects and contractor crews on site including attending contractor meetings, performing Quality Assurance (QA) and field safety visits on contractor work. Taking work permits and addressing field changes to ensure a smooth transition from construction through commissioning and turnover to operations.

The ideal teammate will have:

  • Powerline Technician Certificate of Qualification (CQ)
  • Six years of experience, post certification, in Distribution or Transmission Line Construction with at least four years of experience in Transmission including contractor/crew and safety oversight.
  • Valid Class V Driver’s License

An equivalent combination of training and experience will be considered. Subject to competition response, the minimum qualifications may be modified.

An Eligibility List generated from this competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same level within a period of up to 12 months.

We care for our team, and as a member you will have access to:

  • Health & Dental plans that provide flexible options to meet your needs
  • Health Spending Account, allowing for further flexibility
  • New Brunswick Public Service Pension Plan, offering retirement financial security
  • Wellness options, including our Employee Family Assistance Program
  • Benefits that allow for financial protection in the event it is needed
  • Various options for paid or unpaid leaves
  • Representation of the IBEW Local 37 Union
  • Career development

Could you be our next team member? Apply today!

Please ensure a resume and a copy of your degree/diploma/certificate are attached to your online application.

NB Power will accept foreign credentials as long as they are considered acceptable by a recognized Canadian educational institution. Candidates with foreign education credentials are required to provide proof of Canadian equivalency. Any applicable fees are the responsibility of the candidate. For more information, you may refer to the Canadian Information Centre of International Credentials at Canadian Information Centre of International Credentials: https://www.cicic.ca/1374/obtain_an_academic_credential_assessment_for_general_purposes.canada

In order to be considered for this employment opportunity you must be eligible to work in Canada.

For questions concerning this job opening please contact Brian Engineer at careers@nbpower.com.

Please note that only applications submitted through the NB Power website will be considered, as the showing of our postings on various websites may not have been requested or approved.

Closing date: 11:59 p.m. AST, April 9th, 2024

NB Power is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity.

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