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Assistant Distribution Lines Engineer

Job Information
Author ahnationtalk
Date November 6, 2018
Type Full Time
Company Hydro One Networks Inc
Location Barrie, ON
Category Admin / Office
Client Hydro One
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Vacancy Number: 25901
Number of positions: 1 or more
Town/City: Barrie, Ontario (CA-ON)
Business Unit: NTW OPRTNS
Department: TECH SUPPORT (10000204)
Job type: Regular
Duration of Assignment: Ongoing

General Accountabilities:

Reporting to the Manager – Technical Services, the position will be accountable for the following:

  • Assist in providing technical advice, direction and related support services to DX lines and Design
  • Services staff on problems, processes, technical specifications and requirements around operation,
  • maintenance and limitations of the distribution system.
  • Assist in the research and development of new technologies from concept to implementation.
  • Assist in providing assessment, analysis and recommendations associated with distribution lines operation and work activities.
  • Assist in providing advice, guidance and direction to staff in the resolution of construction standard problems.
  • Assist in developing assigned work processes, monitoring, evaluating and recommending changes and
  • improvements to ensure efficient and effective completion of work as required.
  • Assist in maintaining an awareness of technological advances in work tools, equipment, processes,
  • databases and practices to enhance work management and execution.
  • Assist in monitoring in collaboration with Planning and field staff the performance of the distribution
  • systems with respect to reliability, standards, work methods and equipment performance; identify
  • problems, issues and opportunities.
  • Assist in the establishment and promoting the understanding and use of policies, processes, standards,
  • criteria and work methods.
  • Assist in providing advice, direction and approve as necessary lines electrical clearance measurements
  • and corresponding line ratings.

Essential Competencies:

  • Must have a sound knowledge of designs, standards and technical requirements & specifications related
  • to distribution systems.
  • Must have experience in standards development and review process.
  • Must have a sound knowledge of engineering principles and ability to apply these.
  • Must have knowledge of utility practices and operation of distribution networks.
  • Must have ability to undertake in depth technical studies with guidance and subject matter expert support.
  • Must have University training in Electrical or Civil Engineering
  • Must have ability to achieve Professional Engineering License in the province of Ontario.
  • Must have experience with technology especially related to computer, distribution equipment, data
  • collection, databases and reporting systems.
  • Must be able to work independently.

If you share our passion for safety, our customer service focus, and are ready to play a lead role in building a bright future, we would love to hear from you!

Thank you for considering this opportunity and we welcome applications from all qualified candidates.  If you are being considered for an interview or other assessment one of our Recruitment Consultants will be in touch.  Furthermore, if you are being considered for an interview and require special accommodations please let us know.  Finally, short-listed candidates will be asked to pass a reliability check (which could include criminal background check, driver’s license abstract, education verification, etc.) prior being offered a job at Hydro One.

Deadline: July 30, 2018

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