Supervisor, Construction Verification and Compliance


Alectra Utilities - Vaughan
Vaughan, Ontario
8 Locations
Posted On: October 04, 2021
Last Day to Apply: October 13, 2021

The Opportunity

Job Posting Number:

2021-376

Position: 

Supervisor, Construction Verification and Compliance

Location:  

Vaughan (Cityview), Missisauga (Derry, Mavis), Hamilton (John, Nebo), St. Catharines (Vansickle), Brampton (Sandalwood), Guelph (Southgate),   Barrie (Patterson), Markham (Addiscott)      

Reports to:

Manager, Construction Verification and Joint Use

Business Unit:

Network Services

Division:

Construction Verification and Joint Use

Hours per Week:

35

Rate of Pay:

Commensurate with range and candidate’s experience

Number of Openings:

1

Union:

No

Open:

October 4, 2021

Close:

October 13, 2021

Position Purpose:

The Supervisor, Construction Verification and Compliance is responsible for ensuring that Alectra Utilities is in compliance with Ontario Regulation 22/04, as well as the applicable processes, standards and the Construction Verification Program. Accountable for all activities in the Construction Verification and Compliance department. 

Responsibilities:

  • Plans, organizes and supervises daily activities for the Construction Verification and Compliance department.
  • Provides coaching, development, performance management, technical guidance and advice to the department.
  • Lead Ontario Regulation 22/04 annual audits.
  • Responsible for all Electrical Safety Authority related matters including Public Safety Concerns, Due Diligence Inspections and Compliance Reviews.
  • Assist with responding to deficiencies identified by the Electrical Safety Authority and developing/prioritizing action plans with various stakeholders.
  • Represents Alectra Utilities at the Utility Advisory Council to provide advice on matters specific to the electrical distribution sector.
  • Provides advise to Network Services and Network Operations with respect to interpreting the requirements under Ontario Regulation 22/04 and Ontario Electrical Safety Code.
  • Provide subject matter expertise for Deviations from Alectra/CSA Standards.
  • Assists with the validation of constructed projects through regular site visits to ensure alignment with the as-built drawings and provide applicable feedback to various stakeholders.
  • Leads the development and implementation of the Construction Verification Program and its effectiveness to ensure quality assurance and continuous improvement.
  • Provides training to all applicable competent persons to ensure adherence to Ontario Regulation 22/04 and the applicable processes & guidelines.
  • Provides input to the annual scorecard and metrics.
  • Assist with the administration of Joint Use Agreements.
  • Assist (where necessary) with the review of Joint Use Permit Applications.
  • Prepares and presents technical reports and findings.
  • Provides input into department goals and objectives.
  • Leads and/or participates in department projects and key initiatives to ensure quality and timely completion within budget.
  • Identifies opportunities to streamline or automate processes to continuously improve service delivery.
  • Researches, recommends and implements new or enhanced policies, procedures and processes to improve operational effectiveness.
  • Ensures compliance to legislative, regulatory and Health & Safety policies, procedures and standards.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 

Skills & Qualifications:

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering with P. Eng. or EIT designation and a registered member of Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) in good standing.
  • Knowledge of emerging trends and industry best practices.
  • Subject Matter Expert (SME) on Ontario Regulation 22/04.
  • Knowledge of the Utility Work Protection, Occupation Health and Safety Act and IHSA/EUSA regulations that apply to distribution system design and construction.
  • Engineering knowledge of electrical theory, power system analysis and control.
  • Working knowledge of technical specifications/standards including CSA, CEA, OESC and ESA and Joint Use requirements
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications

Experience

  • Minimum of five years’ experience in the Electrical utility environment with system design or construction or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated experience in a supervisory or lead role, or successful completion of recognized leadership or supervisory courses.
  • Experience in a unionized utility environment. 

Skills/Abilities​

  • Advanced problem-solving and analytical skills with the ability to provide practical and/or innovative solutions to complex technical issues.
  • Strong written and presentation skills, with the ability to explain technical information in an organized and concise way.
  • Ability to plan, prioritize and execute multiple projects and initiatives within established timelines.   
  • Ability to build and maintain collaborative working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Willing to travel to field sites and work centres anywhere in Alectra service territory.
  • Strong ability to lead change, engage, develop and motivate teams.
  • Basic understanding of Structure Analysis Software (ie: SpidaCalc)
  • Must hold and maintain a valid “G” driver’s license. 

How to Apply

If you would like to be considered for this position and meet the qualifications, please submit your resume by visiting our Careers page at https://www.alectra.com/careers.

Should you have any questions regarding this opportunity, or need assistance in applying for the posting, please send your inquiry to careers@alectra.com. 

You can also submit a resume for us to keep on file and review as new opportunities arise that might be the right fit for your skills and experience.

Alectra is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a recruitment process that respects the dignity and independence of all candidates. Should you require accommodation at any stage in the recruitment, assessment and selection process please consult with Alectra’s People Team.

We thank all applicants for their interest in a career with Alectra. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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