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Waterloo North Hydro Inc.
Waterloo, Ontario

Posted On: July 16, 2021
Last Day to Apply: August 03, 2021

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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 dedicated employees strive to provide a safe, reliable supply of electricity to over 58,000 customers across a large urban and rural service area spanning 683 square kilometres. Our mission is to be of service to our customers by delivering electricity to homes and businesses in our communities – safely, reliably, 24/7.

As an Engineering Technologist with a can-do attitude, you will prepare and design construction projects in one of three areas: overhead electrical distribution system, underground electrical distribution system or customer service connections and perform all associated project management functions until completion of construction.

Your excellent time management, planning skills and ability to multitask allow you to prepare estimates, work schedules, generate material lists and order material consistent with project time lines.

Advanced verbal and written communications skills enable you to coordinate activities with various stakeholders, providing guidance, instruction and direction to outside parties in response to inquires regarding modifications to the electrical distribution system, negotiating and acquiring easements, permits, consent and approvals prior to the start of construction.

Intermediate AutoCAD and MS Office skills, along with problem solving, critical thinking and trouble shooting skills are required.

With a diploma from a recognized Electrical Engineering Technology program or related discipline, and the ability to acquire a Certified Engineering Technologist (CET) designation within 3 years. You have intermediate knowledge of utility construction standards, along with industry regulations and standards, AC electrical theory and construction and surveying methods.

Preference will be given to those candidates with 1 – 3 years utility experience and those with more experience may be considered for a more senior role.

At WNH, our vision is to be the flexible, sustainable distribution platform for connecting consumers and producers of electricity, and be the trusted energy advisor of choice for our customers. For full position details, please visit our website. If you are prepared to make a difference as an integral part of our team please apply by submitting your resume, outlining your experience and qualifications, by 9:00am August 3, 2021.

This position is permanent, full-time, offers a competitive salary, and a vacation attraction benefit for applicants with electric utility experience.   In addition, we offer an excellent working environment, benefits package, pension plan, and opportunities for professional development.

How to Apply:

Qualified applicants are invited to apply in confidence, by submitting a completed resume and cover letter by visiting our website 

We are 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.

July 16, 2021

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