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SENIOR ENGINEER – SECURITY

BC Hydro
Region: Lower Mainland
Posting: BCH-R-2226-170718E1

View Posting Here: https://app.bchydro.com/careers/current_opp.html

We’re BC Hydro and we have a big job to do.
Keeping the lights on for over 4 million people across the province takes a lot of talented people doing many different jobs. From working deep in a generating station, atop a power pole, or behind a desk, whatever it is that makes you tick we offer challenging careers to help you reach your potential.
We’re investing more than $2 billion per year in major capital infrastructure projects to help meet the growing demand for safe, reliable power. We’re upgrading transmission lines, building new substations, and investing in our hydroelectric generation facilities. We aim to provide meaningful and challenging work, opportunities for growth and a healthy work/life balance. We’ve been recognized for excellence and been named one of B.C.’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for four years in a row.
It’s our vision to be the most trusted, innovative utility company in North America by being smart about power in all we do.

Job Description: 

Duties:
With a senior level of professional engineering knowledge & experience in low voltage integrated system environments this role reports to the Specialist Engineer – Security. The role can include supporting or acting as the owners engineer on security systems and to ensure effective development and maintenance for use by the company of:
• Security standards. • Security systems integrated design performance objectives. • Security system / equipment / device performance & selection specifications. • Guidelines for system / equipment / device: installation, wiring, naming conventions, and commissioning.
The role acts as technical resource to the larger BC Hydro physical security team on matters requiring physical security system solutions, either stand alone or Lenel integrated. In addition, the role supports business groups in their efforts to meet and sustain security program principles, objectives, and specific requirements related to systems.
Work assigned will include P.Eng technical accuracy and quality assurance review including approvals of:
* Amalgamated site criticality assessments and risk methodology from various business units and teams.
* Methodology used for Threat Risk Assessments (TRA’s) or NERC Threat Vulnerability Assessments (TVA’s).
* Cost estimation for security project initiation estimates and refined estimates during project definition.

* Vendor detailed design drawings and specifications.
* Vendor performance for installations as well as service and maintenance activities.
* Vendor close out documentation and record drawing sets.
* Overall security system architecture configuration to meet company-wide needs.
* Engagement in practices for security system lifecycle activities including: project initiation, systems design, installation, ongoing maintenance, refresh and de-commissioning.
* Areas of the business where the role is likely required to support includes:
• Physical Security Integrated Security Program Management • Stations Security Design • Generation Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, and Protection & Control Design • Transmission Protection, Control & Telecommunications Design • Properties Civil, Mechanical and Electrical Design
* Setting and maintaining a work priority schedule to meet defined work and project delivery target timelines.
* Contributing to development & maintenance of physical security standards, procedures, and processes for use internally in physical security and business groups as well as by approved vendors.
* Act as a Subject Matter Expert on security systems related to NERC CIP Physical Security.
* Aid in the development of an internal Engineering community supporting the physical security discipline and sharing knowledge across the enterprise.

Qualifications:

* A variety of educational profiles may be applicable including those with recognized certification from one or more of the following: • A degree in electrical engineering and registered as P.Eng with APEGBC • Prior experience in a Senior Engineer role
* Five (5) years’ experience in an electric utility, preferably BC Hydro, or a similar heavy industrial environment performing security system design, planning, operations, or with integrated low voltage electrical systems. The successful candidate will have over eight (8) years experience as a Security Engineer.
* Demonstrated ability to engage on multiple complex projects acting as physical security owners engineer representative or project task lead.
* Demonstrated ability to prepare technical specification for tendering, evaluate tenders and make recommendations.
* Strong presentation and persuasion skills along with ability to speak comfortably at various levels of the enterprise.
* Self-motivated, detailed, and highly organized.
* Demonstrated knowledge of NERC CIP and WECC reliability standards processes is a strong asset
* Demonstrated strong technical abilities in use of Microsoft Excel, Word, Access, & PowerPoint.

Additional Information:

* Candidates will reside in or close to the Lower Mainland of BC.
* Work base is Burnaby but work locations will alternate throughout the province of British Columbia.
* Expected to attend the BC Hydro Lower Mainland Offices approximately 70% of their time.
* Work location / travel: 30% alternate work location time is the target to enable remote site visit work requirements.
* Unless determined otherwise the successful candidate will work a 5 day on 2 day off schedule.
* Please note a condition of employment is a valid Class 5 Driver’s license is held and maintained in good standing.
* This is a P3 Full-Time Regular M&P opportunity.
We’re always looking for exceptional people to bring new ideas, fresh thinking and the motivation to help shape the electricity system in B.C. It’s an exciting time to be a part of our team as we invest in our system and prepare to meet the challenges of tomorrow.
Our values guide our work. Want to join us?
We are safe. We are here for our customers. We are one team. We act with integrity. We respect our province. We are forward thinking.
BC Hydro is an equal opportunity employer.

Don’t forget to update your Candidate Profile with your current resume and copies of your certifications. If applicable, include your Trades Qualification. This will ensure we have all the necessary information to assess your application without any delays.
Click https://app.bchydro.com/careers/current_opp.html in order to complete the steps to apply for this job.
Date Posted:
2017-07-18
Closing Date:
2017-08-09


NERC CIP Compliance Advisor

BC Hydro
Region: Lower Mainland
Posting: BCH-R-2212-170718E1

View Posting Here: https://app.bchydro.com/careers/current_opp.html

We’re BC Hydro and we have a big job to do.
Keeping the lights on for over 4 million people across the province takes a lot of talented people doing many different jobs. From working deep in a generating station, atop a power pole, or behind a desk, whatever it is that makes you tick we offer challenging careers to help you reach your potential.
We’re investing more than $2 billion per year in major capital infrastructure projects to help meet the growing demand for safe, reliable power. We’re upgrading transmission lines, building new substations, and investing in our hydroelectric generation facilities. We aim to provide meaningful and challenging work, opportunities for growth and a healthy work/life balance. We’ve been recognized for excellence and been named one of B.C.’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for four years in a row.
It’s our vision to be the most trusted, innovative utility company in North America by being smart about power in all we do.

Job Description: 

Duties:
With a strong IT operations background, including CISSP qualifications, the role requires an individual well versed in regulatory interpretation for NERC CIP of British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) adopted Mandatory Reliability Standards (MRS) (comprised of North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) and Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC) reliability standards). As a member of the BC Hydro NERC CIP compliance community this position is responsible to possess and maintain subject matter expertise (SME) level knowledge on compliance management for physical security and possess strong interpersonal skills to ensure positive collaboration with a diverse group of subject matter experts and compliance lead colleagues. As part of the security and business continuity program management team and reporting to the manager of security and business continuity program management, the major responsibilities include:

* Acts as delegate to the BC Hydro Physical Security CIP Compliance Lead on all NERC CIP matters.
* Actively monitors internal sustainment compliance requirements and regularly reports status of compliance.
* Budgets for and coordinates activities required on NERC CIP Physical Access Control System (PACS) such as testing/maintenance and security patch coordination of appropriate systems / software.
* Collaborates acting as physical security compliance lead (delegate) regularly with other BC Hydro’s NERC CIP Compliance Leads, CIP Subject Matter Experts, Cyber Security team and NERC CIP working group(s) members.
* Contributes as a SME on the development of training program materials to ensure employees and contractors are properly trained on current NERC CIP policies and procedures related to physical security.
* Coordinates with SME’s to co-author physical security compliance plans, policies, procedures, mitigation plans, and self-reports which are required to meet reliability standards.
* Coordinates with all NERC CIP project managers to ensure deliverable schedules and target dates are aligned with available resources in Physical Security team.
* Maintains all records and documentation required for reliability compliance audits.
* Manages annual compliance management budget and forecast requirements.
* Participates in internal BCUC & WECC audits to ensure compliance with all MRS pertaining to physical security.
* Performs version transition planning and impact assessments of new CIP standards related to physical security and communicates changes to NERC CIP compliance community and NERC CIP project managers: o from CIP version 3 to CIP version 5 o from CIP version 5 to CIP version 6 o for CIP-013 o for CIP-014
* Provides SME compliance commentary and directions on maintenance of PACS to business units compliance leads.
* Reviews and comments on consequences on physical security for BC Hydro as a result of proposed changes to NERC CIP existing standards or planned emergence of new versions or standards.
* Reviews and recommends for approval all required NERC CIP physical security plans, including under CIP-014.
* Reports internally on compliance levels and violations under self-reporting provisions.
* Utilizes compliance management software provided for all required activities and evidence collection.
* Contributes to development and updates of physical security standards, procedures, and processes applicable.
* Recommends to Lenel System Architect on future needs for compliance sustainment, capabilities and growth.

Qualifications:

* Ability to obtain a security clearance for a Security Sensitive Position Classification.
* Ability to set and maintain a work priority schedule to consistently meet required deadlines.
* Advanced computer skills with Microsoft Office products including Excel, Word, Access, and Visio.
* Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or equivalent.
* Cyber security certification (CISSP) and or IT system architecture / design methodology experiences is an asset.
* Demonstrated knowledge of NERC CIP reliability standards is an asset.
* Lenel Application knowledge and/or Lenel Master Technician certification is an asset.
* Minimum of 5 years’ experience in an electric utility, preferably BC Hydro, or a similar heavy industrial environment performing IT system compliance on security system planning / operations.

Additional Information:

* A condition of employment for this job is that you maintain your Class 5 Driver’s License in good standing.
* The successful candidate will reside in or close to the Lower Mainland of BC.
* Work base is Burnaby but work locations will alternate throughout the province of British Columbia.
* Expected to attend the BC Hydro Lower Mainland Offices approximately 90% of their time.
* Work location / travel: 30% alternate work location time is the target to enable collaboration directly with colleagues.
* Unless determined otherwise the successful candidate will work a 5 day on 2 day off schedule.
* This is a Full-Time Regular (FTR) P3 M&P opportunity. Please note internally the role is also referred to as Security & Investigations Advisor.

We’re always looking for exceptional people to bring new ideas, fresh thinking and the motivation to help shape the electricity system in B.C. It’s an exciting time to be a part of our team as we invest in our system and prepare to meet the challenges of tomorrow. Our values guide our work. Want to join us? We are safe. We are here for our customers. We are one team. We act with integrity. We respect our province. We are forward thinking. BC Hydro is an equal opportunity employer.

Don’t forget to update your Candidate Profile with your current resume and copies of your certifications. If applicable, include your Trades Qualification. This will ensure we have all the necessary information to assess your application without any delays.
Click https://app.bchydro.com/careers/current_opp.html in order to complete the steps to apply for this job.
Date Posted:
2017-07-18
Closing Date:
2017-08-01


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