Assisstant Network Management Engineer n CANADA

Date: Sep 17, 2020

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Hydro One Networks Inc

38782 – Toronto – Rotation – 14 months

Hydro One is proud to be the largest electricity transmission and distribution provider in Ontario, serving nearly 1.4 million customers. We have a long history in the industry with our roots dating back over 110 years to 1906. Since then, we have worked to grow and evolve to meet the changing needs of our customers and communities across Ontario. Today, we’re focused on providing exceptional customer service and ensuring we are building safe communities where we live, work and play.

It’s an exciting time to join the team at Hydro One!

General Accountabilities:

Conduct technical/economic/regulatory impact assessments and other specialized technical studies to determine
distribution system needs related to distribution stations, lines and distributed generation.
Develop alternatives and preferred solution; and facilitate delivery of solution through suppliers and service
Recognize areas requiring study or actions; recommend and participate in programs that should be undertaken
to improve performance or to avoid problems.
Present solutions, producing necessary documentation to substantiate recommendations.
Provide guidance to, and work with, other interested groups and individuals in the implementation of
Be responsible for preparing portions of the Investment Plan related to Distribution Asset Management programs
and projects.
Administer and assist manager in the planning of work programs and development of budget.
Be responsible for preparing submissions to compliance and regulatory bodies.
Analyze costs, including labor and material, and provide explanations relating to variances.
Ensure the plan and execution schedule satisfies the asset and customer needs.
Define and prepare stations, lines and distributed generation projects and programs.
Define scope of work or program work specifications to appropriate level of detail and definition.
Work with services providers to manage risks and ensure estimates of appropriate quality.
Develop/obtain estimates for work.
Develop business cases and obtain release of funds.
Monitor, oversee and redirect programs and projects during the execution phase.
Coordinate activities with multiple service providers and stakeholders.
Resolve problems through analysis and application of specialized technology or theory.
Provide necessary technical direction to service providers.
Work with service providers to ensure capabilities to perform required work.
Negotiate performance targets and evaluate and communicate lessons learned to improve future processes and
work accomplishment.
Maintain an awareness of advancing technology developments in distribution telecommunication, automation,
monitoring and protection and control systems.
Monitor the status of distribution system and asset standards and carry out, or suggest modifications and
Assist manager in identifying resource needs and developing/mentoring new staff.
Represent the unit in discussions and negotiations with customers, stakeholders, regulatory authorities and
Perform other duties as required.

Selection Criteria:

Essential Competencies:

Requires P. Eng license
Demonstrated ability to manage distribution system and assets.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Demonstrated strong organization and planning skills.
Demonstrated commitment to customer values and Hydro One goals and objectives.
Demonstrated ability to work in a project environment, under tight timelines, interfacing with other experts, as
well as customers, field staff and the project managers/engineers.
A period of over 4 years and up to and including 6 years is considered necessary to gain this experience.
Must have detailed knowledge of electrical theory and principles underlying the design of electric power systems.
This knowledge is normally acquired through the completion of four years of University engineering
Good working knowledge of the Hydro One investment planning and accounting systems and processes would be an asset.
Requires knowledge of engineering science, business administration, project management and electric power
Requires application of mathematical and statistical knowledge and skills to perform analytical studies on
performance and design of distribution system and assets.
Requires knowledge of technical writing.
Requires broad experience related to design, performance, commissioning, operation and maintenance of distribution system and assets.

At Hydro One we understand that the success and strength of our business rests with our people. When we develop their skills, we are investing in both their success and ours. To secure the best talent, we seek to create a workforce that reflects the diverse populations of the communities where we live and work and to create a culture based on safety, innovation and inclusiveness.

We are honoured to be recognized by Forbes in its list of Canada’s Best Employers for 2020.

Thank you for considering a career with Hydro One, we welcome applications from all qualified candidates. If you are having difficulty using our online application system and you need an accommodation due to a disability, please email Hydro One will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in the job application process.

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Deadline: October 5, 2020

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