Supervisor, Advanced Distribution Management System (ADMS) & Grid Services

Oakville Enterprises Corporation (OEC)
Oakville, Ontario

Last Day to Apply: March 06, 2019

Supervisor, Advanced Distribution Management System (ADMS) & Grid Services

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, ADMS & Grid Services will deliver flawless control room services to internal and external customers, evolve Oakville Hydro’s smart grid capabilities through ADMS enhancements, optimize grid performance and reliability, and expand the services provided by the Smart Grid team.  This position 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 it 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 your accountabilities include:
• Enhance our state-of-the-art advanced distribution management system (ADMS)
• Identify and implement grid intelligence opportunities for our 215+ automated field devices, driving efficiencies and increasing customer satisfaction
• Supervise, coordinate and schedule the activities of the Control Room professionals and resources to ensure the needs of internal and external customers are met
• In conjunction with the Insights Group, co-author business plans and expand the suite of services provided to customers
• Identify system risk and implement mitigation strategies
• Liaise with Hydro One and IESO for outage planning and restoration activities
• Leverage resources for on-going reliability management
• Ensure flawless delivery of Utility Work Protection Code processes
• Identify and implement business process initiatives for continuous improvement
• Ensure the training of the staff on job duties, safety procedures and company policies

Qualifications and work experience:
System Operator Certificate, CET, PLT, P.Eng or equivalent work experience
Working knowledge of electrical distribution systems and operation
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

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

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.

February 6, 2019

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