|Location||Surrey or Kelowna, BC|
Reporting to the Environmental Program Manager, this position is responsible for the provision of heritage and archaeological advice and technical support for projects/programs for the Gas/Electric division.
The Environment Department provides environmental management services to the organization around the following eight environmental risks areas: Aquatic Resource Management, Terrestrial Resource Management, Vegetation Management, Property Transactions, Waste Management, Materials Management, Emissions Management and Environmental Incidents.
This position is focused in the risk areas of Terrestrial Resource Management and Environmental Incidents and is specific to heritage and archaeological resource management.
Provide heritage and archaeological management support for projects/programs associated with gas/electric operations including:
Provide support in the heritage and archaeological oversight for projects/programs; ensure compliance with heritage and archaeological regulations, FortisBC Standards and other heritage and archaeological project documents.
Provide advice to the organization on the identification of heritage and archaeological risks, management practices, legal requirements, and implementation of heritage and archaeological protection measures.
Provide support in the oversight of the activities of external subject matter experts and consultants hired to provide resources necessary to manage and protect heritage and archaeological resources.
Establish and maintain effective relationship with stakeholders, customers, contractors, internal departments, and 3rd party contracts. Represent company interests and update project and business unit team members on areas of potential change.
Maintain project heritage and archaeological records that document due diligence to enable the company to meet legislated and corporate requirements.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Archaeology plus a minimum of five (5) years of related experience in managing heritage and archaeological issues relating to gas/electric operations or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience preferably in the context of the energy industry.
Must be registered or ability to be registered as a Professional Archaeologist in BC. Must have ability to obtain/hold Heritage Conservation Act permits in BC. Valid BC Driver’s License.
Additional Information This position will require travel away from headquarters.