Supervisor, Distribution and Smart Grid Operations

Oakville Enterprises Corporation (OEC)
Oakville, Ontario

Last Day to Apply: March 01, 2019

Supervisor, Distribution and Smart Grid Operations

Oakville Enterprises (OEC) operates a family of energy and infrastructure companies specializing in providing integrated services that include utility engineering, asset management, utility locates, fibre network design, GIS mobile and aerial mapping, GIS management, commercial energy generation/storage, electricity distribution and more. Visit our website at for additional information.

Our businesses serve municipalities, telecommunications, electrical distribution, and energy infrastructure businesses throughout Canada and beyond.

People are at the centre of our brand. Every day we deliver on our brand promise to Cherish Customers, Deliver Flawlessly, and Stay a Step Ahead. Our people look beyond the conventional and reach for the extraordinary to win outside the box.

Successful attributes:

  • Customer-centric – you understand and embrace the role of delivering exemplary service
  • Leadership – you lead by example through their actions and attitudes
  • Innovation - you look for opportunities to improve, do things differently, and add value for our customers and business
  • Commitment to Excellence - in all that you do 

We promote a culture that is diverse, inclusive, innovative, and performance driven in an environment that is fun and exciting. Individuals who choose to be a part of our organization are offered:

  • Opportunities to get involved with teams and charitable events that support the community
  • Potential to lead innovative projects and initiatives
  • Career path exploration and development opportunities
  • Comprehensive total reward package
  • Employer paid benefits  

About the role:

The Supervisor, Distribution and Smart Grid Operations is accountable for the power line crews and external contractors working on Oakville Hydro’s distribution system. The main focus of this position is to deliver flawlessly the convenience that our products and services provide to our customers. You will be an active participant in the energy and infrastructure community interacting with colleagues and contributing to the growth of the OEC family of companies. 

Key leadership responsibilities:

  • Strong coaching, conflict resolution, relationship and team building skills, and demonstrated excellent supervisory experience
  • Innovate – engage your team to find new ways to work and win
  • Lead projects and initiatives that move the strategy forward
  • Communicate – ensure that your team is heard from and stays informed of company events, industry news and advancement in technologies
  • Brand ambassador – enable, engage, encourage and exemplify the behaviours and attitudes of the brand
  • Change the scenery – create the environment that signals change is good
  • Stay a step ahead – make a priority to be in-tune with key industry disruptions, such as electrification of transportation, grid modernization and Smart Grid 

As a member of the corporate management team you will:

  • Lead a group of professional technicians, including establishing goals and training requirements, performance evaluations, and coaching
  • Be a safety leader - ensuring safe, efficient, and timely completion of all required tasks in accordance with the Occupational Health & Safety Act & Regulations, the Electrical Utility Safety Rules, and Oakville Hydro Policies & Procedures ensuring work is being performed to Oakville Hydro expectations
  • Plan, organize, schedule, assign and supervise employee and contractor activities engaged in the construction, installation, repair and maintenance of the overhead and underground electrical distribution system
  • Collaborate with the Engineering and Construction Department for project planning, management, design, and material requirements 

Qualifications and work experience:

  • Graduate of a related Technical program, CET, PLT, P.Eng or equivalent work experience
  • Experience in coordinating projects or supervision of technical personnel
  • Two or more years’ experience in the industry or equivalent related utility experience
  • Three or more years of demonstrated excellent supervisory experience 

Oakville Enterprises is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Oakville Enterprises will provide accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require.

Please send your resume with the position title in the subject line, to



February 1, 2019

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