Distribution Designer

Synergy North - Thunder Bay
Thunder Bay, Ontario

Posted On: January 05, 2022
Last Day to Apply: January 21, 2022

Distribution Designer

Asset Management & Engineering (Thunder Bay)


Under the general direction and guidance of the Design Engineer or designate, this position is responsible for planning, design, and coordination of distribution system enhancements, expansions, connections, and rebuilds and maintaining accurate electrical distribution system records and mapping.


A graduate Engineering Technologist with OACETT C.E.T. designation together with 3 years experience in Engineering design.  Demonstrated drafting skills including experience with AutoCAD and GIS design tools.  Must have an excellent understanding of electrical/power engineering theory and standards, electrical legislation, codes and standards, construction techniques, procedures, construction legislation and regulations, and have the ability to read construction drawings and specifications.  Must be competent under the definition of the Electrical Safety Authority to prepare plans and drawings.  Demonstrated proficiency in the use of computers and Microsoft Office applications is required.  A demonstrated commitment to safety, continuous improvement, customer service, frontline leadership and teamwork principles are necessary.  Must have excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication (verbal and written) skills.  Basic survey skills are also required. Must be competent within the meaning of the Occupational Health & Safety Act.


Direct large electrical utility experience as well as Civil or Electrical Engineering and some Accounting knowledge are preferred.  Experience working safely around high voltage equipment, hazardous environments and with hazardous materials would be an asset.  For a more detailed position outline (including conditions of employment), visit our website at  www.synergynorth.ca

SYNERGY NORTH offers a competitive salary, commensurate with experience, and a comprehensive benefit package.

Thunder Bay is a friendly community situated on the northwest shore of Lake Superior with a metro population of approximately 110,000.  As the “City by the Bay,” we take pride in being a place for all seasons.  As a major regional centre, Thunder Bay offers a unique and rewarding lifestyle, quality post-secondary educational institutions in Lakehead University and Confederation College, an exciting  Regional Health Sciences Centre, Medical School, Law School, and a world-class performing arts centre.  Other highlights include affordable and high-quality housing, an abundance of quality recreational opportunities, and an international airport. All of this and more make Thunder Bay a great place to live!

Qualified applicants may forward their information by 4:00 p.m. on the closing date to:

          Human Resources & Safety Division, SYNERGY NORTH

          34 N. Cumberland Street; Thunder Bay, Ontario   P7A 4L4

          Email:  recruit@synergynorth.ca

CLOSING DATE:    January 21, 2022

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates who are selected for interview will be contacted.          

                                           SYNERGY NORTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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