Engineers and Geoscientists BC
Director, Asset Management and Project Delivery Pacific Northern Gas Ltd. (PNG), a subsidiary of TriSummit Utilities Inc. , owns and operates natural gas transmission and distribution systems in British Columbia’s lower Peace River, west central, and north coast regions. PNG’s western transmission line extends from the Enbridge gas transmission system north of Prince George along the Highway 16 and Highway 37 south corridors to Terrace and then onto the port communities of Kitimat and Prince Rupert, providing transportation and gas services to twelve communities and a number of industrial facilities.
In the Province’s northeast, Pacific Northern Gas (N. E. ) Ltd. provides gas transmission and distribution service in the Dawson Creek, Fort St.
John and Tumbler Ridge areas. Reporting to the Vice President, Operations and Engineering, the Director of Asset Management and Project Delivery (“Director”) is responsible for the engineering, design, and technical compliance standards related to PNG’s natural gas pipeline and facility assets, inclusive of asset and process safety management and capital project portfolio delivery required to ensure safe, reliable, environmentally responsible, and cost effective natural gas service to PNG’s west-central and northeast, BC, customers. The Director will oversee and lead teams of engineers, project managers, and other subject matter professionals who report up to the Director via Managers of Asset Integrity, Engineering, and Project Delivery, setting strategic objectives, priorities, and driving alignment with PNG operations and across all of PNG. In this role the successful candidate will be responsible for the development of, and compliance to, multi-year budgets approved by PNG’s Executive for submission and approval by the BC Utilities Commission as part of PNG’s Revenue Requirement Applications.
The Director will lead PNG’s asset risk management initiatives and be a critical leader in health, safety, security, environmental stewardship, quality, and employee wellness, and overall loss minimization. Accountabilities and Responsibilities: Resourcing for, and leadership and management of, PNG’s technical and project delivery personnel with focused direction towards continuous improvement in safety, asset reliability, and annual plan compliance. Senior leadership of professional engineers conducting professional practice under the requirements of Engineers and Geoscientists BC and PNG’s Permit to Practice. Responsible for identifying, assessing, developing, budgeting and executing major capital projects.
Contributes to the development and delivery of annual and longer-term strategic plans and objectives. Responsible for asset related management of change and the review and approval of new asset implementation. Champion of engineering and asset maintenance standards and best practices maintenance. Provides senior leadership level relationship interface with the BC Energy Regulator (formerly BC Oil and Gas Commission).
Provides PNG senior technical leadership level representation at industry forums and collaboration spaces with the Canadian Gas Association, TSU, and others. Collaborates and interfaces closely with the Director, Operations and Customer Service, to provide clear, consistent, and aligned leadership of PNG’s operations, engineering, maintenance, and project teams. Advances the company’s technical knowledge of energy transition concepts and leads the implementation of resultant applications. Supports preparation and defense of regulatory filings.
Performance Metrics and Key Competencies of the Role: Health, Safety, Security, Environmental, and Quality Performance and Employee Engagement. Regulatory Compliance. Capital Budget Management and Project Delivery Compliance to Plan. Prioritization and Delivery of Strategic Objectives.
Reliability and Accountability. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Strategic Thinking. Experience and Qualifications: Professional engineer (P.
Eng. ) in the province of British Columbia, registered with Engineers and Geoscientists BC and in good standing. Master of Business Administration (MBA) considered an asset. Minimum 15 years proven experience and demonstrated success in progressive engineering and project delivery roles in similar regulated utilities and other natural resource or manufacturing industries, with experience spanning both integrated owner/operator and EPCM environments.
Minimum 10 years proven experience and demonstrated performance liaising with technical and other regulatory entities such as the BCER (formerly BC OGC), Technical Safety BC (TSBC), and the BC Utilities Commission preferred. Demonstrated experience in assembling, management, and senior leadership of engineering, asset integrity, and project delivery teams for both brownfield and greenfield based initiatives. Expert technical knowledge and demonstrated ability to provide technical advice, direction, and senior leadership to various internal and external stakeholders, including executive teams and boards of directors. Demonstrated experience in assembling and management of annual and longer-term budgets, contracts, service agreements, associated capital, asset integrity, risk, and resource management plans, inclusive of contract strategy development and negotiation.
Experience leading teams toward an interdependent safety and accountability culture in a unionized environment. Demonstrated knowledge of applicable technical, financial, and OHS standards and regulations, including specific experience with CSA Z662, the Oil and Gas Activities Act and associated regulations, the Utilities Commission Act and associated regulations, and the requirements for related permits and certificate applications and proceedings. Proven business acumen with exemplary relationship building, team dynamics management, problem-solving and decision-making ability for the purposes of alignment and consistency. Proven ability to effectively manage a range of priorities in a fast paced, dynamic, high demand, and schedule driven environment.
Other Considerations / Additional Information: Position will be based out of PNG’s Terrace, BC office with regular and frequent travel throughout PNG’s operations and service territory including Vancouver, Fort Saint John, and Dawson Creek, and PNG West operations ranging from Prince George to Prince Rupert. Alternate location maybe considered. Current existing direct staff are located in both Terrace and Fort Saint John. PNG offers a flexible work schedule, with a mix of office and home-based work locations.
Pacific Northern Gas offers a comprehensive defined benefit pension and benefits package in addition to work/life balance and opportunities for career growth. Pacific Northern Gas and TSU strives to cultivate a workplace in which everyone feels welcomed and encouraged to bring their whole selves to work. Everyone wants to work where they feel a sense of belonging, where they are valued for their differences and are encouraged to participate and contribute openly. We recognize the importance of both inclusion and diversity, and we are committed to advance our culture to ensure diversity of thought.
While we appreciate all applications, we advise that only the candidates selected to participate in the recruitment process will be contacted. If you are a candidate with a disability and need an accommodation to complete the application process, please email us at careerspng. ca . Include your full name, the best way to reach you, and the accommodation needed to assist you with the application process.
We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization, but only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
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