Engineering Technician


Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro Inc.
Kitchener, Ontario
Posted On: March 14, 2019
Last Day to Apply: March 22, 2019

 

 

Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro Inc.

Engineering Technician

 

Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro Inc. is a local distribution company that is responsible for distributing electricity to 96,000 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.

Qualifications

  • Must possess a two-year Engineering Technician diploma from a recognized Community College, preferably in the discipline of Electrical Engineering. 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.    

Qualified applicants are invited to apply, in confidence, by submitting a cover letter and resume by email addressed to: careers@kwhydro.ca, no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, March 22, 2019.

How to Apply 

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.  

 

 

March 14, 2019

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