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Senior Remote Community Engineer

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Author ahnationtalk
Date August 28, 2019
Deadline Open
Type Temp - Full Time
Company Hydro One Networks Inc
Location Thunder Bay, ON
Category Engineer
Client Hydro One
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Senior Remote Community Engineer

Date: Aug 26, 2019

Location: Thunder Bay, ON, CA

Company: Hydro One Networks Inc

Vacancy Number: 32387
Number of positions: 2
Town/City: Thunder Bay, Ontario (CA-ON)
Business Unit: REMOTE COMM
Division: DSGN C+A MGT
Department: SUP DSN+CNST (10000826)
Job type: Temporary
Duration of Assignment: 2 years

General Accountabilities:

  • Responsibilities include: Prepare engineering designs and specifications for construction of new or modifications to existing remote community power generating facilities, buildings, bulk fuel storage and auxiliary equipment.  As communities are connected to the grid, responsiblilities could also include design review and commisioning of revenue metering equipment and electronic reclosure and protections and the installation or conversion of prime power diesel generation facilities to backup power facilities.
  • Direct construction projects associated with remote communities diesel generating stations. Work with separate suppliers and contractors, as well as internal groups, to clarify Hydro One Remote Communities requirements and Station Guidelines..
  • Assign or carry out acceptance tests on plant equipment which requires investigating the operation and maintenance cost, temperature pressure, vibration, mounting etc.
  • Prepare implementation documents for projects, including request for release, detailed estimates, work orders, requisitions and work order closures.
  • Develop and maintain Microsoft Project plans for projects.  Ensure that Design, Execution and Commissioning of projects follows Remotes Communities processes.
  • Provide ongoing limited supervision to subordinate staff by assigning checking and giving instructions and direction on work and problems as required.
  • Prepare instructional materials to ensure safe, efficient and reliable operation and maintenance of generating and auxiliary facilities.
  • Provide data and necessary report on activities to the Superintendent Design, Construction and Asset Management.

Selection Criteria

  • All incumbents to “Engineer” jobs will be required to possess a valid PEO license prior to the start date. Where Hydro One hires an employee into an “Engineer” job and the appointee does not currently hold a PEO license, but is licensed as a professional engineer in good standing from another Canadian engineering association/order, the appointee will not commence employment until such time that they can show proof that they have made application to the PEO in order to be deemed licensed in the province of Ontario.
  • Requires an engineering knowledge of mechanical principles in order to prepare designs and specifications and to participate in the overall construction and modification programs relating to diesel generation facilities, buildings, fuel storage facilities and auxiliary systems in remote diesel generating stations.
  • This knowledge is considered to be normally acquired either through the successful completion of a four year university education in an appropriate field of by having the equivalent level of education.
  • Requires experience to become familiar with mechanical and electrical equipment for power production, engineering practices applicable to the tasks including diesel engines, fuel tank storage and control, heating and ventilation and auxiliary equipment.
  • Requires experience such as may be gained in the contracting field and building industry, in the areas of design and on-site evaluation of workmanship, to become familiar with controlling contracts and contracting, planning and estimating project activities. A period of up to six years is considered necessary to gain this experience.

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: Sept 10, 2019

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