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BCGEU Faculty, Power Engineering

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title BCGEU Faculty, Power Engineering
Who We Are
At BCIT, putting people at the core of everything we do is paramount. This idea is the foundation of BCIT’s People Vision, which describes the Institute’s goals and priorities in respect to our people. In a complex and uncertain world, it’s vital our people feel valued, supported and connected. BCIT champions a culture of innovation and global progress through people’s imagination and creativity. With a competitive compensation package, great work-life balance, and career advancement opportunities, see why we’ve earned the title of one of BC’s Top Employers for over ten years running.
Position Summary
BCIT’s School of Energy is seeking a regular, full-time (1.0 FTE) BCGEU Faculty in our Power Engineering programs. The Power Engineering department of BCIT is a dynamic and interesting place to work, with continued demand for Instructors in both in our full-time day and distance education programs.
We offer the opportunity to live and to work in the beautiful Lower Mainland, the opportunity to interact with key drivers in industry, and the satisfaction of sharing your extensive power engineering expertise with our students. The department also offers training and support in developing teaching skills. A willingness to complete the Provincial Instructors diploma within 3 years is required. If you enjoy teamwork, are innovative and have a proven track record in industry, then we would like to hear from you.
Duties & Responsibilities

  • Providing instruction into Power Engineering programs including: General (1 year), Power and Process (2 years), Distance Education and Industry Services courses (could require some traveling).
  • Preparing and presenting classroom lectures, laboratory projects and examinations.
  • Upgrading and preparing learning material relevant to Power Engineering subjects.
  • Preparing and monitoring on-line courses.
  • Working directly with industries in B.C., across Canada and around the world to develop and deliver site-specific power engineering based training.
  • Performs other duties as assigned consistent with the job grade of this position.

  • Required: First Class Standardized Power Engineer certification combined with recent, relevant, and progressive industry experience. Candidates with a Second or Third Class Standardized Power Engineering certification combined with Mechanical engineering degree may also be considered.
  • A minimum of five years’ recent and related industrial experience.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A commitment and desire to support learners.
  • Demonstrated ability to use industry standard proprietary software packages and familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Recent experience in one or more of the following areas: oil and gas; power generation; waste to energy; pulp and paper; and/or mining.
  • Refrigeration experience would be considered an asset.
  • Instructional and course development experience is preferred.
  • Supervisory, leadership and project management experience is preferred.
Additional Information
Benefits – Why you’d love working with us

  • Competitive pay
  • Minimum of forty-six days of vacation
  • Competitive employer-paid extended health and dental plan – take a look at our benefit plans!
  • Defined benefit pension plan with employer contributions
  • Professional Development funds and resources
  • Access to most BCIT Flexible Learning courses free of charge
  • Wellness and Employee Assistance programs
  • Complimentary membership with free access to the Fitness Centre, Gymnasium, and more

BCIT values diverse experiences, ideas, cultures and perspectives and is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage applications from members of all groups experiencing barriers to equity. If you require accessibility accommodations during any part of the application or hiring process, please contact so we can best support you. Please note that all applications must be submitted via the careers page portal, email applications will not be accepted.

The British Columbia Institute of Technology acknowledges that our campuses are located on the unceded traditional territories of the Coast Salish Nations of xwməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səl̓ilwətaɁɬ (Tsleil-Waututh).
Salary Range Salary Range: $75,857 - $112,432 per annum.
Additional Salary Information
Salary prorated based on percentage and term of appointment.
Position Details

Posting Category Faculty
School/Service Area SOM Industrial & Mechanical Trades
Campus Location Burnaby campus
Bargaining Unit BCGEU Faculty
Job Status Regular
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time
Number of Vacancies 1
Anticipated Start Date 01/08/2024
Anticipated End Date
Competition Information

Competition Number 23GEUF63
Competition Open Date 10/28/2023
Competition Close Date
Open Until Filled? Yes
Quicklink for Posting

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Certificate
    • Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD
  2. How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-9
    • 10+
  3. All positions at BCIT require on campus presence at the applicable campus location(s). This means the successful candidate must be able to and willing to relocate to the Lower Mainland. Please select from the following that best describes your situation:
    • I currently reside in the Lower Mainland
    • I do not currently reside in the Lower Mainland, however I am willing and able to relocate if found to be the successful candidate
    • I do not currently reside in the Lower Mainland and I am unwilling to relocate
  4. Where a successful applicant places within the salary range is dependent on education, experience, and placement criteria as outlined in the Collective Agreement. Are you satisfied with being placed on this range?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents