Business UnitLondon Hydro Inc.
Are you a certified Municipal Electrical Operator capable of working various shifts in a 24/7 operations environment? If so, consider joining London Hydro as a Systems Operator.
Working under the direction of the Electric Operations Supervisor, or designate, you will control and operate electric and water distribution systems, assess emergencies, and respond appropriately to resolve problems.
As part of your responsibilities as a Systems Operator, you will:
Assign work and provide work direction to Assistant Systems Operator.
Create and issue switching operations.
Issue work permits, hold-offs and condition guarantees.
Control and monitor London Hydro electrical and City of London water equipment and alarms through SCADA.
Coordinate activities of internal departments and external businesses to interrupt and restore service.
Answer customer inquiries and requests for service, and dispatch appropriate personnel.
Maintain required blueprints, records, service orders and logs.
Number electric utility apparatus.
Enter attribute information into SCADA database, and create and maintain single line diagrams.
Assist London Hydro staff and contractors with switching application forms.
Receive customer payments for account arrears after regular office hours.
Receive requests for hydro locates, arrange appointments and give verbal locates over the telephone.
Cooperate with Ambulance, Fire and Police departments during emergencies.
Use personal computer and associated software such as SCADA, SAP, GIS, OMS and Microsoft Office proficiently.
Assist in the training of apprentices and learners.
Adhere to all Occupational Health & Safety Act rules and regulations, the E&USA rule book, London Hydro work practices and London Hydro’s Health & Safety Management System.
Perform other job-related duties.
A community college graduate from an Electrical Engineering Technician program or equivalent, you also bring the following credentials to the position of Systems Operator:
A valid Class G driver’s licence.
Eligibility for OACETT registration.
An MEA Journeyman Municipal Electrical Operator Certificate.
Ability to work various shifts, as required, to provide 24/7 coverage.
About London Hydro
For over a century, London Hydro has been providing safe, affordable and reliable electricity to a diverse customer base. We are one of the area’s larger employers, with a highly skilled and motivated team of people across many different occupations. Through this dedicated team and an extensive network of overhead and underground power lines, we power over 150,000 homes and businesses, and continue to improve the way people live and work.
For more information and to apply
To find out more about London Hydro, as well as this and other opportunities to join our team, please visit our website at www.londonhydro.com. If you are both qualified and safety-focused, we invite you to send your resume, by Monday, September 12, 2016, to: Human Resources Department, London Hydro Inc., P.O. Box 2700, London, ON N6A 4H6. Fax: 519-661-5164. E-mail (quote Systems Operator in the subject line and ensure that you attach your resume): firstname.lastname@example.org. The successful candidate will be required to complete a Criminal Record Check prior to the commencement of employment. An education check will also be conducted.
London Hydro is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodation is available under the Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.
While we appreciate all applications received, only those invited for an interview will be acknowledged. Any personal information submitted will be managed in accordance with the requirements of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used only to determine eligibility for employment.
In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.
August 29, 2016
Business UnitQulliq Energy Corporation
Chief Financial Officer
This is an exceptional opportunity – based in Baker Lake, Nunavut – for an ethical and politically astute senior financial leader to drive standards of excellence in Finance systems, operations and reporting.
Qulliq Energy Corporation (QEC), a Territorial Corporation wholly owned by the Government of Nunavut, generates and distributes electrical energy to Nunavummiut through the operation of 26 diesel generation plants in 25 communities. QEC also provides mechanical, electrical and line maintenance from three regional centres, and administers billings and the Corporation’s human resource, information technology, and financial activities from offices in Baker Lake.
The Corporation’s vision is to provide the communities of Nunavut with a safe, reliable, sustainable and economical energy supply and service, through an empowered and accountable workforce that is representative of Nunavut’s population and reflective of Inuit societal values. An integral part of QEC’s broad mandate is to respond to a range of energy use and conservation issues within Nunavut, including alternative generation sources.
QEC is seeking a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to lead and manage the Finance Department in support of QEC’s initiatives and priorities, implementing enhancements and controls to financial systems. This executive leadership position will imply direct involvement in developing and directing corporate objectives, financial and business plans, and strategies to ensure the effective planning and delivery of financial programs and services to achieve corporate objectives.
As CFO, you will report to the President and CEO, and play a fundamental role in QEC’s success by providing overall strategic direction and leadership in managing financial activities, treasury, risk and asset management, regulatory governance, ensuring compliance with federal and territorial acts and regulations, and administrative manuals, policies and procedures. This is an opportunity to call into play your proven ability to manage complex issues in the area of Finance, develop and implement financial management and resourcing strategies, establish budgets and resource levels, establish and maintain strategic partnerships within and outside the organization, and lead innovation and change.
A visionary, motivational leader, comfortable operating in a fast-paced, constantly evolving environment, you combine a CPA (CA, CMA, CGA) designation with an MBA or other relevant postgraduate degree in Finance or Accounting, and have 5 years’ related financial experience in an executive or director capacity. This will have included an extensive background in managing the financial resources of an organization in a number of the following areas: Financial Planning, External Reporting, Resource Management, Accounting Operations, Financial Systems, Financial Policy, Costing, Supply Chain, Customer Service, and Payroll, Pension and Benefits. As a result, you bring an understanding of financial management within a utilities environment, and are prepared to work effectively with peer executive managers and regional managers in achieving departmental and corporate objectives.
This is a mandate for a superb communicator with sound presentation, negotiation and consensus-building skills, and a track record of leading and managing a team that supports organizational-wide initiatives, and providing direction and strategic financial advice to a Board, Executives and Senior Management. You are sensitive to the political, legal, safety and environmental concerns facing QEC, and able to handle challenging situations in the government, corporate and public sectors, and represent the Corporation in quasi-judicial hearings and public forums.
To be considered for this key executive role, please forward your resume to Phelpsgroup, quoting PH166577, to QulliqCFO@phelpsgroup.ca. This competition will be open until filled.
QEC offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including a Northern Living Allowance of $24,381 per annum. Subsidized staff housing is available.
401 Bay Street, Suite 1400, Toronto, ON M5H 2Y4
August 29, 2016
Business UnitKitchener-Wilmot Hydro Inc.
Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro Inc.
Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro Inc. is a local distribution company that is responsible for distributing electricity to 92,000 homes and businesses with the City of Kitchener and the Township of Wilmot.
As our Communications Specialist and part of the management team, you will assist with:
Creating, implementing and evaluating communications strategies and plans that align with the organization’s strategic plan.
Create goals and set measurable objectives. Monitor effectiveness and trends, ensure message accuracy, analyze and apply market research.
Provide marketing and communications support via strategic planning, production and implementation to promote conservation programs, customer service and media relations.
Developing key messages to be used during outages, composing press releases and other communication materials as the needs arise via social media and the website and assisting with formulating responses to customer inquiries as required.
Continually evaluate and utilize the latest technologies for social media platforms and recommend operational improvements when required.
Keep current of industry and communication trends.
Education and Experience Requirements:
A Bachelor of Arts degree in English and/or post-secondary education in a discipline relevant to communications, marketing and public relations
Minimum three years of progressive and pertinent work experience
Superior verbal and written communications skills
Ability to communicate messages in a professional and engaging manner designed to generate support in a target audience
Strong ability to maintain professional and effective working relationships while maintaining strong organizational skills
Demonstrated leadership potential and a commitment to teamwork principles
Experience in strategic communication planning to align with the organization’s strategic plan
Proficiency in MS Office applications, website content management and other social media platforms
Experience in the utility industry would be an asset
Valid Class ‘G’ driver’s license
How to Apply
Qualified applicants are invited to apply, in confidence, by submitting a cover letter and resume by email addressed to: email@example.com no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, September 2, 2016.
We sincerely thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. If you are selected to participate in the recruitment process for the position to which you have applied and require a disability-related accommodation, please notify the Human Resources Department.
August 29, 2016
Business UnitLakefront Utility Services
Supervisor of Electric Distribution
We are currently searching for a highly motivated, team and results oriented, individual for the position of Supervisor of Electric Distribution. Reporting to the Manager of Electrical Distribution and Design, this position is responsible for the direction, planning, coordination and supervision of the electric distribution staff. Playing a major role in the electric department, this individual will ensure that all work is performed in accordance with the OEB, DSC, CSA, ESA and the policies and procedures set out by Lakefront Utility Services Inc.
Responsible for the direct supervision of the activities relating to the operation and maintenance of the distribution systems
Responsible for coordinating activities of internal and external resources to ensure safe and efficient work processes
Responsible for the quality and quantity of work, maintenance of work schedules and safety of all personnel working under his/her supervision, and the safety of the public
Supervise the capital work flow processes ensuring the optimum efficiency on delivering expansion, connection and enhancement projects in the Distribution Department
Operate the Electrical Distribution Systems in Cobourg and Colborne in accordance with all regulations and distribution system codes (DSC, CSA, ESA, and OEB)
Review the design of distribution system expansions, connections and rebuilds with Technical Services and assist with the labour and material estimates and orders
Ensure compliance with the established construction and material standards and specifications for the electric distribution system
Ensure work is performed in compliance with the Electrical Safety Authority Regulation 22/04
Participate in the ESA 22//04 yearly audit
Supervise and direct all staff involved in the operation of the electric distribution system to ensure compliance with the OEB, ESA (22/04), Federal, Provincial and Municipal Regulations
Process daily/weekly time sheets, vacation requests and sick time compensation applications
Ensure that staff adheres to company health and safety policies
Possess Certified Journeyman Lineman certificate (red seal preferred)
Minimum of five (5) years of supervisory experience in an electric distribution utility environment would be considered an asset
Must possess a valid class “DZ” License
Possess an understanding of the Distribution System Code
Have the ability to supervise effectively in a team environment and to coordinate multiple projects to meet deadlines
Sound understanding of Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations, (OH&SA) EUSR book and Safe Practice Guides, Utility Work Protection Code (UWPC), Temporary Conditions, Book 7, and any other applicable government legislation
Must have a working knowledge of the Collective Agreement and company policies
Good oral and written communication skills to maintain logs, complete reports and deliver training, as well as the ability to read and interpret documents, including: safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
Certificate in CPR and First Aid
This is a non-union position and salary is commensurable with qualifications and experience. Interested candidates are invited to submit a resume, in confidence, by 4:30 p.m. on September 5, 2016 to the attention of Human Resources, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
We thank all candidates in advance for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
August 24, 2016
Business UnitMohawk College
Future Ready. Learning for Life.
JOB CLASSIFICATION: General Manager (Energy Research) POSTING DATE: August 31, 2016 POSITION NO: SP9894 CLOSING DATE: Until filled COMPETITION NO: 3444 HOURS OF WORK: 35 hours per week PAYBAND: 12 CAMPUS: Fennell RANGE OF PAY/RATE OF PAY: $84,583 - $112,778 STATUS: Special Project DEPARTMENT: iDeaWORKS EFFECTIVE DATE: September 2016 – September 2017
The General Manager is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations, effective planning, delegating, coordinating, staffing, organizing, decision making and overseeing the revenue and cost elements. The incumbent will gives specific direction to each Project Manager and team leader and as a part of this supervision; the General Manager will hire, train, coach and effectively manage all subordinates.
The incumbent will support a variety of applied research projects and related activities, through outreach to business and liaison with faculty and staff. The incumbent will also be responsible for financial and human resources management, quality assurance, and client and supplier relationship management. The General Manager is responsible for the performance of the energy research team (staff, students) to ensure successful project outcomes. The manager will supervise, and conduct performance reviews for full-time and part-time support staff of the energy research centre.
The duties of this position will include, but are not limited to the following:
iDeaWORKS - Energy Research Operations and HR Management
Manages the energy research project team (both internal and external members); organizing and monitoring the activities of the project team); liaising with external partners.
Hiring, supervising, and evaluating Project Managers and staff employed by the division for research projects as well as office assistant or technical support staff hired for the research team.
Maintaining quality assurance and financial management of projects; and reporting as required to funding organizations and/or clients and partners.
Leads projects relating to iDeaWORKS- Energy research and ensures resources are assigned to plan and execute events.
Works collaboratively with Dean and the Facilities to ensure iDeaWORKS-Energy operations are congruent with College, Division and Schools business practices and policies
In conjunction with HR, recruits full-time and part-time support staff for the iDeaWORKS-Energy research team, and establishes position requirements and job descriptions. Assists with the recruitment and hiring of project personnel.
Strategic Project Development
Develops new energy research projects including responding to industry inquiries and requests; organizing Mohawk’s response to requests; qualifying research opportunities; liaising with faculty and staff regarding research opportunities; liaising with internal and external partners and funders; developing proposal concepts for discussion with the Chief Innovation Officer; preparing and submitting small scale project proposals; and preparing first drafts of major funding proposals.
Prepares, manages and maintains budgets for research projects, ensuring appropriate financial targets. Alerts Dean and Operations Manager to any budget issues and/or anomalies.
Develops, monitors and provides analysis of budget activity for the Operations Manager, and reports budget data to the Dean.
Responsible for critical analysis of budget in relation to feasibility of special requests/projects, business planning strategies and initiatives.
The successful applicant must have:
Minimum of 4-year degree in Electrical and/or Mechanical Engineering
Post graduate degree in electrical engineering would be highly preferred.
Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree would be an asset
Minimum of 7 years working experience in the power sector, preference for management/senior role
5 years of experience in research and development with a record of peer reviewed publications preferred
Previous experience in team management is required
Please submit a cover letter and resume (referencing Competition #3444) to:
Mohawk College thanks all applicants for their interest in employment; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
Mohawk College is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If you are contacted regarding an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources (or the hiring manager) if you require an accommodation.
August 24, 2016
Business UnitVeridian Connections Inc.
Veridian Connections Inc. safely and reliably delivers electricity to more than 110,000 customers in the Cities of Pickering and Belleville, the Towns of Ajax, Port Hope and Gravenhurst, and the communities of Uxbridge, Bowmanville, Newcastle, Orono, Port Perry, Beaverton, Sunderland and Cannington. Veridian Connections Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Veridian Corporation. The City of Pickering, the Town of Ajax, the Municipality of Clarington and the City of Belleville jointly own Veridian Corporation.
4 YEAR CONTRACT
The position of Energy Manager is responsible for engaging assigned commercial, industrial and institutional customers to identify electricity conservation opportunities and to encourage customer participation in Veridian’s portfolio of Save On Energy conservation programs. The position will assist customers in achieving or maintaining competitive energy cost structures while supporting Veridian’s efforts at meeting its assigned IESO energy conservation targets.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Maintain a high degree of familiarity with the current suite of Save On Energy conservation programs as applicable to assigned customers.
Be knowledgeable about current and emerging energy efficiency technologies.
Assist in the development of annual conservation program budgets, sales and promotion strategies and the development of new conservation programs, as assigned.
Build and manage strong business relationships with assigned customers, third party delivery agents and applicable channel partners.
Work with assigned customers to establish energy management plans and savings targets, and to secure senior management support for the implementation of the plans.
Review existing energy study reports made available by customers and perform high-level facility assessments to identify potential energy saving opportunities that warrant more detailed evaluations.
Assist customers in the identification, assessment, and prioritization of energy-saving opportunities including both capital improvement projects and operational and maintenance changes.
Support customers in the preparation of business cases to justify energy efficiency investments.
Assist customers in applying for and processing Save On Energy incentive applications and coordinate application reviews with Veridian service providers as required.
Where available, support customers in securing additional project incentives from other utilities or government agencies.
Where applicable, work with the customer to develop a strategy for the Measurement & Verification of energy-saving projects.
Identify and pursue opportunities for the promotion of Save On Energy residential programs to employees working at customer facilities.
Ensure that all application milestones and requirements are met in accordance with conservation program rules.
Complete and submit quarterly reports showing activities and progress against approved annual business plans.
Maintain complete and accurate project and application records in accordance with IESO and Veridian record keeping requirements.
Record and track all sales, customer contacts and application activity using Veridian’s CRM and/or other software.
Convey to Veridian management, any customer feedback on service quality matters or on potential changes to the customer’s business or business environment that may have a material impact on the customers’ financial position or future capacity needs.
3 to 5 years experience in the Ontario electricity industry, preferably with energy conservation responsibilities.
College diploma or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Business
Certified Energy Manager (CEM).
A strong communicator, preferably with sales experience.
Good analytical and report presentation skills.
Interested and qualified applicants are encouraged to submit their resume to email@example.com by August 31, 2016. Please quote position title that you are applying for in the subject line of your email. Applicants please note that accommodations can be provided upon request. Only the candidates who meet the qualifications and experience for the position will be contacted for an interview. We thank you for your interest in Veridian.
August 17, 2016
Business UnitGrimsby Power Incorporated
CUSTOMER ACCOUNT AND IT SUPERVISOR
Grimsby Power is located in the Town of Grimsby, on the western edge of the Region of Niagara. Grimsby Power serves over 11,000 customers and is committed to providing the Town of Grimsby with an economical, safe and reliable supply of energy.
Reporting to the Chief Executive Office, this position is responsible for:
Customer Accounts: the direction, leadership, management and overall success of the customer relationship management, the Customer Service Contact Centre, revenue protection/collection, the customer information and billing system, and regulatory compliance on customer-service matters
Information Technology: directing the maintenance, design and integrity of the overall network infrastructure including installation, configuration, maintenance, monitoring, and support of all network resources including, software, firewalls, routers, switches, wireless access points, phone VOIP systems, network related components in order to improve productivity, service quality for the customers and business outcomes.
The successful applicant will have the following minimum qualifications:
5+ years of progressive customer care, information technology and management experience in accounting or finance;
Post secondary education in a related field such as Business Administration, Commerce, Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent education and work experience;
Continuing educational courses in Management Studies and/or Finance an asset;
Strong project management, communication, negotiation, vendor management, business analyst, conceptual modeling solution architecture, and customer care skills;
Solid knowledge of MDM/R processes and utility billing systems would be an asset;
Knowledge of utility CIS systems from a technical and business process perspective would be an asset;
Experience with OEB regulations would be an asset;
Process Improvements and system integration experience with new technologies;
Ability to analyze processes and articulate recommendations for improvements;
Communicate effectively and concisely, orally and in writing;
Proficiency with Windows based operating environment including Microsoft applications;
Proficiency in Project Management software.
Grimsby Power is dedicated to developing a highly skilled and motivated workforce. We offer a comprehensive compensation package that includes competitive wage rates, medical and dental benefits, and a defined benefit pension plan.
Qualified applicants are invited to forward their letter of application and resume, which clearly demonstrates how they meet the requirements of the position, by Friday, September 2, 2016
Grimsby Power Incorporated
231 Roberts Road
Grimsby, ON L3M 5N2
No phone calls please. Grimsby Power is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected to be interviewed will be contacted.
August 17, 2016
Business UnitKingston Hydro Corporation
Job Title: Vice President and Corporate Secretary
File Number: UK-2016-23
Department: Administration Posted: August 9, 2016
Pay Rate Range: Commensurate with experience Closing: Open Until Filled
Position Details: Permanent Full-time (40 hrs/week) Class: Non-union
Utilities Kingston is located in Kingston, Ontario, a historic city that consistently ranks as one of the best places to live in Canada. Utilities Kingston is unique in Ontario, combining water, wastewater, gas and electrical services and a broadband fibre optics provider in one company under the leadership of a single C.E.O. This shared service delivery model gives Utilities Kingston clear advantages in cost savings and customer service over other utility providers in the province.
Reporting to the President and CEO, the incumbent will be responsible for:
Provide management of key corporate functions including information systems, privacy of information, communications and branding, enterprise risk management and conservation and customer service delivery
Provides oversight of corporate governance, and preparation of corporate documents and records for three corporations
Ensures long-term strategic planning that is aligned to the corporation’s mission, vision, values and overall business priorities.
Seek out opportunities to enhance and promote the benefits of the unique multi-utility model
Provide leadership and direct support for regulatory proceedings
Foster collaborative working relationships with the Boards of Directors, staff and council members of the City of Kingston and the public
Education and Qualifications
University Degree and professional designation in Finance, Engineering and/or Law
Minimum 5 years of senior leadership level experience, ideally in the utility industry in a combination of areas such as Finance, Engineering and/or Law.
Demonstrated experience in strategic planning
Demonstrated experience to develop, maintain and administer annual and multi-year Capital and Operating budgets
Experience in promoting a customer-focused culture
Exemplary verbal and written communication skills including the ability to manage complex relationships with Boards of Directors, the Shareholder, customers and the public.
Demonstrated public acuity, knowledge of applicable legislation, regulations, industry standards and issues
Experience working in a LDC or knowledge of the electricity industry in Ontario considered an asset.
Special Working Conditions/Conditions of Employment
A Criminal Record Check, to the satisfaction of Utilities Kingston, will be required at the successful candidate’s expense
To apply: Your resume must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements of the position. Submit your cover letter and/or resume by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We thank all candidates that apply; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Should you require accommodations in the recruitment process, please email email@example.com.
August 10, 2016