Jobs & Business Opportunities
Construction of Site C will create approximately 13,000 person-years of direct employment during construction. Site C will also provide business opportunities from the Peace Region and the rest of the province.
BC Hydro is committed to creating employment opportunities in the Peace Region and for British Columbians.
BC Hydro's Site C Project Team
While contractors will hire the vast majority of workers on the Site C project, BC Hydro will also require employees for its project team located in Fort St. John and Vancouver. Opportunities will be posted online at www.bchydro.com/careers, Employment Connections, or WorkBC.
The types of roles we regularly seek to fill include project managers, construction managers and engineers.
Site C Contractors
The vast majority of hiring for the project is done by the companies awarded contracts to build Site C.
Please apply directly to those companies awarded contracts to build the project, as BC Hydro will not be accepting resumes on behalf of companies on the project. However, we will facilitate the hiring process by listing some of the companies and their contact information below.
If you are interested in a career in the trades or would like more information about specific jobs or trades training information, please see the websites for the Industry Training Authority or WorkBC.
|Hudson's Hope Berm||2.5-km-long berm to protect the shoreline of Hudson’s Hope from potential erosion after the Site C reservoir is filled.||
Realignment of 30 kilometres of Highway 29 in preparation for the Site C reservoir
Various contractors, including:
|Transmission Line Construction||
Construction of two new 500 kV transmission lines from Site C to the Peace Canyon generating station over a distance of approximately 75 kilometres along an existing transmission right-of-way
|Generating Station and Spillways Civil Works||
Construction of the civil works associated with the powerhouse, penstocks, spillways and power intakes
Job enquiries: For trade and labour requirements under the GSS Civil Works contract, AFDE Partnership has negotiated a labour agreement with the following unions:
For trade and labour job enquiries, please contact your local union hiring hall. Hiring for supervision, engineering, and staff positions will be done directly through AFDE Partnership's partner companies (Aecon, Flatiron, Dragados, EBC).
Please visit afde.ca for more information.
|Main Civil Works||
Earthworks required to construct the Site C project
Peace River Hydro Partners job brochure [PDF, 216 KB]
Business enquiries: email [email protected].
|Turbines and Generators||
Design, supply and installation of six vertical axis, Francis-style turbines, six generators and associated equipment
Voith Hydro Inc.
For trade and labour enquiries: Voith Hydro, through the Construction Labour Relations Association, has negotiated a labour agreement with the Bargaining Council of British Columbia Building Trades Unions, for the supply and installation of the turbines and generators for the Site C project. For job enquiries, please contact your local union hiring hall.For staff job enquiries: visit https://jobs.voith.com to apply.
Design, construction, partial financing, operation and maintenance of a temporary work camp located on the north bank of the Peace River
ATCO Two Rivers Lodging Group job brochure [PDF, 214 KB]
|Health services for the Site C project workforce at Two Rivers Lodge, the worker accommodation camp||
The Project Health Clinic provides Site C workers with access to primary and preventative health care and work-related injury evaluation and treatment services
|[email protected] or visit internationalsos.com|