Supervisor, Construction & Maintenance

Toronto Hydro Electric System
Toronto, Ontario

Posted On: June 29, 2021
Last Day to Apply: July 29, 2021

The Supervisor, Construction & Maintenance leads and manages the day-to-day safe execution of an assigned portfolio of operational projects (planned capital, reactive, customer connections, and emergency) performed by either internal or external resources. S/he is accountable for
working as part of a collaborative team to support the safe job planning and field work construction for his or her assigned portfolio of work, and delivery of safe and reliable power to our customers. The Supervisor may work 24/7 rotating shifts based on the assigned work program.



  • Manages employee safety, attendance and performance using organizational programs, standards and tools to support
  • Supervises and coaches certified and skilled trades employees, including apprentices to support the safe execution of the assigned work program Provides technical guidance and management to selected contractors to manage the safe and cost- effective work completion of the assigned
    work program
  • Periodic involvement in the standby list
  • Conducts safety inspections and safety audits
  • Leads safety meetings and resolves safety issues; identifies non-conformances and takes timely action to document, resolve and close gaps
    Manages projects through conceptual design, construction and energization stage ensuring safety, timeliness, cost and quality targets are
  • Ensures equipment installations in compliance with regulatory requirements; Electrical Safety Authority (ESA), utility standards, municipal consent requirements, etc.
  • Leads, plans and processes for proactive safety and environmental programs
  • Project Lead supporting contract execution, construction completion and safe energization
  • Liaises with internal and external stakeholders on technical, operational and event management issues and be required to represent Toronto
    Hydro in meetings with outside agencies
  • Manages cost performance; certifies and releases payment in accordance with project completion
  • Identifies and implements productivity improvements and measurements and evaluates new tools, processes and equipment
  • May handle escalated customer issues that arise in the field
  • May be required to participate in emergency response efforts during power system or grid disruption events                          



  • Journeyperson Power Cable or Lineperson (Power Line Technician) Certificate is preferred. Candidates with equivalent related education,
    experience and certification may also be considered
  • Three (3) years of experience post apprenticeship preferred
  • Three (3) years of supervisory/project leadership experience working in the electrical field would be an asset. An alternative combination of
    leadership & training experience, may be considered
  • Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA), Toronto Hydro/Electrical Utilities Safety Association Rule Book, and relevant safety,
    electrical and environmental legislation and regulations
  • Familiar with reading electrical drawings, work protection codes, lock out and tag out procedures, feeder/operating prints, overhead, underground work practices and standards
  • Strong project management skills with an understanding of project management methodology, project oversight and control
  • Previous oversight of departmental spending, including materials, over time, and vehicle related expenses
  • Familiar with various computer systems/applications including safety performance tracking systems, accident/incident investigation techniques,
    work management and general office automation tools
  • Strong analytical skills, ability to interrupt complex engineering to make operational decisions
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Committed to building strong relationships across the organization
  • Develops culture & people by demonstrating strong leaderships skills; acts as a resource and coach
  • Champions change productivity & innovation through technology adoption and continuous improvement and productivity enhancements
  • Drives results & accountability with a clear sense of corporate direction and expectations; holds self and others accountable to achieve objectives Demonstrates customer focus and models a customer-focused approach in all decisions and actions.
  • Demonstrates commitment to sustainability, environment, health & safety – manages risk to protect the health and safety of employees and the
    public, and shows commitment to sustainability



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June 29, 2021

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