Electrician/Construction Manager (Lower Mainland, BC)

Date Posted Jan 28, 2020
Position Summary

Welcome to the NEW STANDARD in Employers. With over 40 year’s of dedicated experience, Forbes Bros is a company you can rely on for any project within the utility sector. Our alignment with like-minded companies provides us the expertise, equipment, and resources to deliver safe, reliable, and efficient solutions to our clients every time.


FB Bullet, A Forbes Bros Company is interested in meeting energetic individuals who want to be a part of the underground utility section of the Forbes Bros family. Where we are committed to growing and developing our teams, and leveraging our greatest resource to do so – our people. FB Bullet has a new expansion opportunity in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, and are focused on attracting the highest caliber people.  We are looking for individuals that align with our values so that we may set a new standard in this market and ensure that we are the contractor of choice long into the future.


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Reporting to the Supervisor, EV, the Journeyman Electrician assumes responsibility for overseeing all general civil and electrical Subcontractors/duties required for our charging stations located throughout the Interior and the Lower Mainland, BC. The preferred candidate will have experience with civil construction and commercial electrical maintenance.



The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • The EV Construction Manager (EVCM) shall be responsible for the initial startup and planning of the project (pre con) to the management of key resources, contractors and stakeholders throughout all aspects of the site construction.
  • Plan new or modify installations to minimize waste of materials and ensure consistent with specifications provided on customer drawings and local electrical codes.
  • Confidently work with various brands of test and troubleshooting equipment.
  • Ensure completion of all technical reports and follow up with Supervisor and clients to ensure satisfaction and completeness of work.
  • Test circuits to ensure integrity and safety.
  • Other duties as requested by the Supervisor.
  • Understand and practice company policies and procedures.
  • Actively participate and promote the Forbes Bros health and safety standards
  • Work with project teams effectively through collaboration, support, and team focus


Working conditions and physical requirements:

  • Working in and around heavy equipment
  • Stand or walk for long periods of time
  • Lift and carry materials weighing up to 50lbs.; occasionally lift items weighing more than 50lbs.with assistance


Preferred Qualifications:

As the successful candidate, you will have:

  • Journeyman Electrician with Interprovincial Red Seal
  • 3+ years’ experience working in commercial or civil electrical maintenance
  • Hands-on field experience commissioning, testing and maintaining power delivery equipment, including breakers, switchgear, relays, transformers
  • Hands-on civil construction experience including excavation and conduit placement. Concrete pouring, forming and finishing would be an asset.
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Strong team orientation and interpersonal skill
  • Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Must be in good physical condition and able to lift up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
  • Must have general knowledge of the principals involved in the operation of construction and maintenance methods and procedures
  • Able to work well with others as well as independently
  • Able to follow instruction and adhere to safe work practices


Additional Details:

This position requires candidates to:

  • Have and maintain a valid driver's license and acceptable driver's abstract.
  • Successfully complete pre-employment drug and alcohol testing
  • Travel and work overtime as required


What We Offer:

FB Bullet offers an attractive compensation package that includes a competitive wage, comprehensive benefit plan, rewarding pension program and a lucrative employee referral program.


FB Bullet has an open and team oriented culture that focuses on communication, innovation and respect in the workplace!


We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates who meet the requirements noted and who earn an invitation to interview will be contacted.