Business UnitWaterloo North Hydro Inc.
Waterloo North Hydro Inc.
Waterloo North Hydro Inc. (WNH) is a progressive electric distribution utility servicing the City of Waterloo and the Townships of Wellesley and Woolwich. Our impressive team of 128 dedicated employees strives to provide safe and reliable supply of electricity to over 56,000 customers across a large urban and rural service area spanning 672 square kilometers. At WNH, we aspire to become a world-class corporation using a team-based model to advance the interests of our customers, our employees, and our organization.
WNH is currently seeking an Analyst Programmer to join our IT team on a full-time basis. Reporting to the Vice President – Information Technology Services, you are Customer Service oriented and possess excellent communication skills to foster cooperation and collaboration with End Users, internal IT staff and external vendors.
You understand accountability to IT Management and the End User for on-time completion and quality of work. You are responsible for performing detailed requirements definition and preparing well written specifications, followed by program design and software development. You collaborate closely with IT Management, End Users and external vendors when collecting, defining and documenting changes to existing applications as well as with programming design process for software development.
You provide technical support and guidance to other IT staff members for various projects. In cooperation with IT Management, you develop and maintain project implementation schedules in a timely and organized manner. You work within budget and conduct project status reviews on a regular basis with IT Management and the End Users. You comply with established IT documentation standards which include systems, technical and User documentation. You provide effective application support for IT operations staff and End User departments.
Conduct hands-on approach to detailed analysis of new and existing business processes, prepare work specifications/design, develop/guide code preparation, test, debug, document, implement and maintain programs complying with WNH’s IT Change Management and Cyber Security standards
Develop and maintain detailed project implementation schedules with hands-on responsibility in completing itemized tasks and conducting detailed status reviews with End Users and IT Management
Develop integrated solutions between various internal applications as well as with external system environments in collaboration with IT Management
Utilize knowledge of data base concepts, theories and principles to develop effective software solutions for End Users
Provide technical and application support assistance to End Users, IT operations staff, external vendors and outside contractors
Provide training and guidance for End Users
Define, develop, deliver and maintain a wide range of Corporate reports using SQL and a 3rd party report writer tool
Liaise with IT operations staff to assist in resolving support issues related to software products, internally developed systems or routine product upgrades
Look for opportunities to improve levels of service recognizing the needs and expectations of our Users
Comply with departmental standards for Project Documentation, Change Management, Production Release Management, requirements analysis and solution design
Assist in the daily organization of the department to maintain a high level of efficiency
Perform other projects or duties as assigned
Education and Experience Requirements:
Minimum of three years post-secondary education in business and computer programming discipline with 3 – 7 years of related experience
Strong Customer Service orientation
Experienced in leading application requirements definition discussions and project status reviews
Must be a strong problem solver with excellent written and oral communication skills
Demonstrated ability to work independently and guide a variety of audiences
Excellent time management skills with ability to multitask when presented with multiple support issues
Solid understanding and demonstrated working knowledge of SQL, MS SSIS (Sequel Server Integration Services), XML, and C#.
Experience with IBM COGNOS would be an asset
Exposure to JAVA would be beneficial
This position is permanent, full-time and offers a competitive salary. In addition, we offer an excellent working environment, benefits package, pension plan, and opportunities for professional development.
Qualified applicants are invited to apply in confidence, by submitting a completed resume, stating education, work experience, references and salary expectations, by 4:30pm Friday June 30, 2017 to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate “Analyst Programmer” in the subject line.
We are an Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) compliant workplace. You can be confident that our recruitment and hiring processes will be modified to accommodate disabilities, if requested.
We thank all applicants who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
June 21, 2017
Business UnitWhitby Hydro Energy Services
OPPORTUNITY - WHITBY HYDRO
Regular Full Time
Hours of work/day:
Total Hours of work/week:
Hours of work will be between:
7am – 4pm
June 19, 2017
Job Posting End:
June 30, 2017
# of opening(s)
Power Workers Union - Outside
This position involves the construction, maintenance and operation of the overhead and underground electrical system.
Hold a valid Journeyperson Lineman certificate.
3-5 years Journeyperson Lines experience preferred.
Knowledge of the Health and Safety legislation including OHSA, EUSA rules, WHMIS, MTO etc.
Must have and maintain a valid Class “AZ” driver’s license in good standing.
Must have a valid CPR certification.
Must obtain or be eligible to obtain a valid Utility Work Protection Code Certification.
Must be competent in troubleshooting and problem solving in an after-hours environment.
Using approved live line techniques, the power lineman will construct and maintain lines and equipment energized from 120 volts to 44,000 volts on both overhead and underground plant applications
Installation of poles and associated hardware for the construction of power lines
String conductor using conventional and non-conventional stringing methods
Perform maintenance work, repairs, and troubleshoot all Utility electrical equipment
Install and maintain electrical equipment such as transformers, oil re-closures & switches
Proficient in the use of insulated aerial devices, radial boom derricks, tension stringing equipment, underground fault locating equipment and cable tracing equipment
Must be able to install single phase metering equipment
Must be able to perform line trimming and clearing duties
Must be able to climb poles utilizing fall arrest equipment
Able to work from instruction orders, specification standards, sketches and interpret power and distribution schematics
Be able to accept on-call and shift duties
Please submit your resume to email@example.com. by June 30th, 2017. When applying, please quote JOURNEYPERSON LINES in the subject line.
June 21, 2017
Business UnitKitchener-Wilmot Hydro Inc.
Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro Inc.
Engineering Technicians (2)
Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro Inc. is a local distribution company that is responsible for distributing electricity to 92,000 homes and businesses within the City of Kitchener and Township of Wilmot.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Receive requests for new service connections, upgrades, changeovers and disconnects and schedule appointments between K-W Hydro Inc. crews and customers.
Co-ordinate and log all requirements for new service connections, upgrades, changeovers and disconnects (Contracts, Deposits, ESA Approvals, etc.)
Prepare service design layouts necessary for the co-ordination and connection of residential, commercial and industrial customers by applying engineering design practices, standards, policies and procedures.
Maintain databases and records related to new service connections, upgrades, changeovers and disconnects.
Assist in preparing design drawings, instructions and project folders for electrical distribution systems by applying engineering design practices, standards, policies and procedures.
Assist in preparing labour and material construction estimates including detailed bills of material and estimated capital expenditures required to complete projects.
Assist in maintaining record drawings, maps, project certification records and other records as required.
Must possess a two-year Engineering Technician diploma from a recognized Community College, preferably in the discipline of Electrical Engineering with Power Systems Options. Minimum two years of related utility engineering experience is preferred.
Must be eligible for O.A.C.E.T.T. registration.
Have good verbal and written communications skills and have the ability to deal with internal and external clients in a courteous and businesslike manner.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office, familiar with Geographical Information Systems (G.I.S.) and Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) software.
Class 'G' driver's license in good standing.
An excellent health, safety, and attendance record.
How to Apply
Qualified applicants are invited to apply, in confidence, by submitting a cover letter and resume by email addressed to: firstname.lastname@example.org, no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, June 30, 2017.
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.
June 21, 2017
Business UnitWelland Hydro Electric Holding Corp.
Welland Hydro-Electric System Corp delivers power to more than 22,600 residential and business customers in the City of Welland with a history as a proven top performer in service delivery, efficiency, safety and system reliability.
Presently, we have a vacancy in our Line Department for a Journeyman Lineperson. Applicants must provide a detailed resume, outlining their education, experience and related qualifications.
Demonstrate competency while operating electrical distribution equipment, in all weather conditions, and have knowledge and skills in substation work activities.
Work with confidence both in situations of high elevation and in confined spaces.
Ability to lift and handle various heavy tools, equipment, etc. in difficult body positions and able to perform bucket rescue.
Demonstrated mechanical aptitude and solid understanding of basic electric circuit theory.
Must demonstrate a good safety record and be committed to working diligently towards a safer workplace.
Ability to work as a team member and be able to communicate effectively with team members as required for overhead and underground work.
Must demonstrate an exceptional level of customer service and professionalism at all times.
Perform essential duties of the position including regular standby duties and the availability to respond to emergency after work hours.
Perform other duties as assigned. (e.g. meter installations).
Qualifications & Requirements:
Hold a valid Journeyman Lineperson certification or equivalent.
Knowledge of the Health and Safety legislation including OHSA, EUSA rules, WHMIS, MTO and TDG Act etc.
Must have and maintain a valid "DZ" driver's license in good standing.
Must have valid CPR certification.
Must live within 20 minutes from Welland Hydro-Electric System Corp. office.
Applicants are invited to submit a detailed resume outlining qualifications, in confidence by 12:00 pm Friday, June 30, 2017 to:
Subject: Journeyman Lineperson
Attention: Director of Customer Service & Employee Relations
Please advise if any accommodations are required to process an application for the advertised position as per the Accessibility Act.
We thank all applicants in advance but only those to be interviewed will be contacted.
In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information & Protection of Privacy Act, all information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001, and will only be used during the selection process for the subject posting.
June 14, 2017
Business UnitEnergy+ Inc.
System Control Operator
(Preference for a Journeyperson)
Since 1906, Energy+ Inc., a leading electricity distribution company, has been providing safe, reliable, quality electricity and customer service to its communities. Setting a standard of excellence as our benchmark, we exceed customer expectations. In other words, we deliver!
This union position will appeal to a safety-conscious electrical technician able to work steadily and effectively in dynamic situations, including outages. The successful candidate must enroll in and work towards the completion of the MEARIE System Control Operator certification program. As your skill level improves, you will be expected to fulfill all requirements of the position. As a certified System Control Operator, you will monitor, control and direct the operation of the Energy+ power distribution system. With safety as a top priority, you will work in both normal and emergency conditions on 2.4 kV – 27.6 kV overhead and underground systems and multiple 230 kV – 27.6 kV transformer stations. Additionally, you will prepare and check switching instructions for crews and issue work permits and other isolations to administer the Utility Work Protection Code; maintain and update key control room systems; and participate in power system planning. Providing effective and courteous assistance to customers and coworkers at all times, you will also liaise with other operating authorities (including Hydro One and the IESO) to ensure procedural compliance.
Ideally, you’ve completed your Electrical Technician diploma, including courses in power system theory and electrical awareness. Alternatively, you have Grade 12 combined with equivalent experience. Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel), AutoCAD, GIS, CIS, OMS and databases is a must, as are strong communication skills, a valid Class G driver’s licence. This position will require the flexibility of working rotating shifts and overtime during emergencies or staffing limitations. Preference will be given to candidates who are near completion, or who have completed the MEARIE Operator Training. Once qualified, you will join the rotating evening shift on an on-call basis; however, this position may transition to 24/7, requiring availability to work all shifts.
We offer an excellent working environment, competitive compensation and benefits packages, a pension plan and opportunities for professional development and to make a difference in our community. To become a valued member of our team, please forward your resume, by
June 30, 2017, to email@example.com. When applying for the position, please quote “System Control Operator” in the subject line.
1500 Bishop Street, P. O. Box 1060,
Cambridge, Ontario N1R 5X6
or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Check us out on our website www.energyplus.ca
We appreciate the opportunity to review all resumes, however due to volume, only those under consideration will be contacted. Thank you in advance for applying, Energy+ Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is AODA compliant.
June 14, 2017
Business UnitMilton Hydro Distribution Inc.
Milton Hydro Distribution Inc.
Milton Hydro Distribution Inc. is the local distribution company serving approximately 37,000 customers in the Town of Milton.
Milton Hydro Distribution Inc. currently has a vacancy for an Operations Supervisor.
Reporting to the Director of Operations, the successful candidate will:
Supervise all operations staff and contractors involved in the construction and maintenance of the overhead and underground distribution system, ensuring adequate staffing is maintained for all regular, overtime, and on-call activities;
Coordinate and manage restoration of planned and unplanned outages;
Be accountable for the Forestry requirements of the distribution system;
Manage the installation and connection of residential, industrial, commercial and temporary services to meet Customer in-service dates;
Be responsible for various aspects of multiple project planning and preparation including scheduling of work in order of priority, material management and/or ordering and customer interaction;
Review and approve technical requirements and construction details of proposed work; provide technical assistance/advice and recommendations as required;
Review and analyze work with the view of improving methods, practices, scheduling, cost efficiencies and customer service;
Be responsible for the procurement and maintenance of all line vehicles, tools and equipment;
Be responsible for providing input to annual budgeting process and for monitoring operational budget areas;
Perform site visits to crews and contractors in accordance with corporate policy and procedural guidelines;
Draft switching procedures and coordinate switching and hold-offs with the Control Room.
Must be a Journeyman Lineman with a minimum of 10 years of experience with at least 3 years in a leadership role.
Knowledgeable with established policies and regulations of Milton Hydro as well as legislative requirements of the Province of Ontario in the fields of Occupational Health & Safety (OHSA), and Electrical Safety (ESA).
Possess an excellent understanding of the construction & safe operation of electrical distribution systems.
Knowledge of SCADA systems would be an asset;
Excellent organizational, project management skills, able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment;
Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to motivate and inspire teamwork;
Self-motivated with excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
Excellent health and safety record;
Good knowledge of Microsoft programs;
Valid Class G driver’s license.
Milton Hydro offers an excellent, dynamic working environment, competitive compensation and benefits package, pension plan and opportunities for professional development.
Milton Hydro Distribution Inc. is committed to providing accommodations throughout the interview and employment process. If you require an accommodation we will work with you to meet your needs.
Interested persons should submit their resumes in writing via email at email@example.com by Friday June 30, 2017.
We thank all applicants. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
June 12, 2017
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.
MANAGER, HEALTH, SAFETY & ENVIRONMENT
This position reports to the Vice President, Corporate Services with dotted line reporting to the President & CEO and the Vice President, Engineering. The Manager of Health Safety, Safety & Environment is responsible for pursuing adoption of the highest standards of workplace health and safety to support Veridian’s goal of zero accidents. The position also ensures that Veridian’s environmental management practices are in full statutory compliance. In fulfilling these responsibilities, the incumbent in this position coordinates all health and safety systems in the Veridian group of companies, identifies hazards, assesses risks to health and safety, puts appropriate safety controls in place, and provides advice on accident prevention and occupational health to company staff. The position directs, coordinates and manages departmental staff, and prepares and exercises control of the approved departmental budget.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Health & Safety
Promote occupational health and safety within the company and with external parties.
Routinely engage and solicit input and feedback from the President & CEO and the Vice President of Engineering.
Develop the company’s Health and Safety Management System (HSMS), including policies, procedures and other documentation, to achieve and maintain the Certificate of Recognition (COR) in Ontario.
Monitor compliance with all applicable legislation, policies, procedures, practices, and regulations, including but not limited through workplace inspections and workplace visits.
Develop content and present to staff at safety meetings.
Develop content and conduct health and safety orientations for all new staff, contractors and visitors.
Support the activities of, and act as a resource to, the Joint Health & Safety Committees, the Health & Safety Advisory Committee and other active committees.
Investigate incidents and unsafe working conditions, including analysis of the possible causes in order to recommend corrective and preventative action, identify lessons learned, and assist management, supervisors and workers in their duties related to implementing these actions and lessons.
Manage and coordinate all issues with respect to the following work-related events: illness, injury, WSIB and insurance claims, modified duty/return to work matters. Assist the Human Resources department with personal issues related to rehabilitation of workers after accidents or injuries, and satisfactory return to work.
Coordinate emergency and first aid procedures.
Conduct, coordinate and ensure that mandatory and recommended health and safety training for management, supervisors and workers are met.
Communicate frequently with management, with interaction with the Executive/Board leadership, to report on the status of the HSMS including but not limited to its ongoing design, improvement, implementation, and performance, through ongoing audits and reviews.
Maintain current knowledge of and be up to date on information regarding health and safety related legislation, regulations, and practices. Disseminate to staff and assist all departments with compliance.
Oversee the participation of all staff in health and safety matters.
Monitor, report, and analyze the company’s health and safety performance, including incidents and accidents, training, participation.
Develop annual overall and individual health and safety programs and objectives and assist in their implementation.
Recommend ways to participate in the community to improve the health of staff, their families and other community members.
Maintain current knowledge of and be up to date on Federal and Provincial acts and regulations with respect to the purchase, storage, use, and disposal of designated hazardous substances; either directly, or indirectly through their presence in products or equipment used by the company.
Ensure relevant policies and procedures are in place, maintained, and followed.
Ensure routine oversight, audit, and inspection is done on all environmental issues, as deemed appropriate, and report regularly on compliance.
Recommend changes to policy and procedures to maintain compliance, or improve effectiveness.
Ensure that all dangerous materials are correctly handled/moved and stored in accordance with statutory obligations and standards, with the goals of reducing use, complying with the law, and protecting the environment.
Implement appropriate control measures to ensure that the organization is aware of and complies with all legislation in relation to the use of its plant, equipment and substances, as well as in all workplace activities.
University Degree or 3 years Community College or equivalent in health and safety, environmental science, physical/human science, environmental studies, or related disciplines.
6 to 7 years related and relevant electrical utility experience with the ability to practically apply regulations, rules, policies and procedures.
CSP,CRSP, CUSA, or CSSE affiliate
Experience with COR program (Ontario) design/ implementation required
Experience developing, implementing and monitoring HS&E programs, policies, procedures and training.
Electrical utility trade certification: Powerline technician preferred, others considered.
Excellent oral and written communications/interpersonal/presentation skills.
Ontario Class G Driver’s license.
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint Outlook, etc.).
Interested and qualified applicants are encouraged to submit their resume to firstname.lastname@example.org by July 7, 2017. 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.
June 12, 2017
Business UnitOrangeville Hydro Ltd.
Powerline Technician/Apprentice Powerline Technician
We are currently seeking a Powerline Technician/Apprentice Powerline Technician to join our team at Orangeville Hydro Limited. We are currently looking to expand our team with the candidate being responsible for the day to day construction, operation, and maintenance of the electrical distribution system which services our customers within the Town of Orangeville & the Town of Grand Valley.
While in this position the successful candidate must enroll and work towards the completion of the 434A Powerline Technician certification program by satisfying the hours and training requirements. As their individual skill level improves they will work towards the following objectives:
Perform all line construction and maintenance work in connection with underground and overhead power distribution systems in a safe and efficient manner
Be familiar with and use all safe working practices as set out by Orangeville Hydro Ltd.
Be able to operate bucket trucks, radial boom derricks, hydraulic equipment and all other equipment and tools used in line construction and maintenance
Perform industry standard troubleshooting, service, operating and testing work on Orangeville Hydro Ltd. power distribution network consisting of all voltage levels up to and including 27.6 kV and 44 kV
Minimum Qualifications for all Applicants:
Grade 12 Secondary School diploma
Previous exposure to Electrical Theory will be considered an asset
An energetic, motivated individual with a good work ethic and strong oral and written communication skills
Possess or be able to obtain a Valid Class DZ Driver’s License with a good driver’s abstract
Must be in good health and physically fit for year-round outdoor line work, in all elements
Effective communication skills to successfully interact with customers and peers
Must demonstrate commitment to the team approach of project management
Ability to use sound judgment, is flexible and responsible
Must be able to demonstrate focus and attention to detail
The successful applicant must possess a strong work ethic and a desire to be part of an organization that is team focused and community oriented.
The successful candidates will live or be willing to relocate within twenty (20) minutes of the Orangeville Hydro office and will be required to perform regular on-call duties as assigned. Candidates will be required to comply and be familiar with Company work practices and standards, operating rules and regulations, as well as all pertinent OHSA regulations.
Orangeville Hydro Ltd. offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. Qualified applicants are invited to submit a cover letter, resume and transcript by June 30, 2017 to:
Human Resources, Orangeville Hydro Limited
400 C Line, Orangeville, ON, L9W 3Z8
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
June 7, 2017
Business UnitCornwall Electric
Cornwall Electric, a FortisOntario company, who provides electrical transmission and distribution to approximately 28,000 customers in and around the Cornwall/Gananoque areas; has an employment opportunity for a:
JOURNEYMAN POWERLINE TECHNICIAN
Under the general direction of the Supervisor, Lines Services, Line Foreman and/or Line Lead Hand(s), the incumbents will be responsible for the maintenance, troubleshooting, and construction of overhead and underground distribution lines. The candidates will become part of a crew who construct, repair, maintain and perform live line work on overhead/underground electrical distribution lines at voltages of up to 27,600 V.
The successful candidates will live or be willing to relocate within twenty (20) minutes of the Cornwall Electric Service Center and will be required to perform regular on-call duties as assigned. Candidates will be required to comply and be familiar with Company work practices and standards, operating rules and regulations, as well as all pertinent OHSA regulations.
The successful candidates will have the following minimum qualifications:
Certified as a Journeyman Powerline Technician under the EDA Powerline Training program or equivalent. Must be licensed to work in Ontario.
Must possess a valid Ontario “Restricted” AZ driver’s license or the ability to obtain one within six (6) months to operate the vehicles handled in this position. Must maintain a clean driving record.
Must be physically able to perform the essential duties in all weather conditions.
Working general knowledge of line materials, trade related practices/standards and operating rules and regulations.
Demonstrated working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite is an asset.
Good communications and reporting writing skills (English) as well as establish and maintain an effective working relationship with internal/external customers and industry partners.
For APPRENTICES to be considered, they MUST have satisfactory completion of a 3rd Year Accredited Lineman Training Program and the willingness to continue completion of the 4th Year Apprenticeship. Apprentices may submit their application, but consideration will be at the sole discretion of the Company.
Interested candidates must apply in writing to express their interest in the position, with a cover letter and resume, outlining their education, experience and related qualifications to FortisOntario no later than 4:30pm on or before June 26, 2017 by e-mail to HR@FortisOntario.com. Please indicate “CE Powerline Technician” in the subject line.
We thank all respondents for their interest, however, we will only respond to those selected for an interview. FortisOntario is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the recruitment cycle. FortisOntario is an inclusive employer and committed to Accessibility.
May 29, 2017