Control Room Operator

Energy+ Inc.
Cambridge, Ontario

Posted On: January 13, 2022
Last Day to Apply: February 13, 2022



3rd or 4th Year Apprentice or Journeyperson System Control Operator


Energy+ Inc., delivers safe and reliable electricity to 67,000 residential and commercial customers in Cambridge, North Dumfries, the County of Brant and areas around Brantford. The company’s Vision is to be the energy company most admired for its innovative people, reliable service, and outstanding performance. Energy+ received a Business of the Year Award (Over 50 Employees) from the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce, The Spirit of the Community Award from the United Way Waterloo Region Communities and is recognized as a Top Employer in Waterloo Area in 2020 and 2021. 

This union position will appeal to a safety-conscious electrical technician able to work steadily and effectively in dynamic situations, including outages. The successful candidate must have or be willing to work towards the completion of the MEARIE System Control Operator certification program. As a certified System Control Operator, you will monitor, control, and direct the operation of the Energy+ power distribution system. With safety as a top priority, you will work in both normal and emergency conditions on 4.8 kV – 27.6 kV overhead and underground systems and multiple transformer stations. Additionally, you will prepare and check switching instructions for crews and issue work permits and other isolations to administer the Utility Work Protection Code; maintain and update key control room systems; and participate in power system planning. Providing effective and courteous assistance to customers and coworkers at all times, you will also liaise with other operating authorities (including Hydro One and the IESO) to ensure procedural compliance. 

Ideally, you’ve completed your Electrical Technician diploma, including courses in power system theory and electrical awareness. MEARIE Journeyperson Operator Certificate or recognized equivalent; if an apprentice level, the ability, and willingness to achieve same. Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel), AutoCAD, GIS, CIS, and databases is a must, as are strong communication skills, a valid Class G driver’s licence. Candidates will be tested as part of the interview process. System Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) knowledge where applicable. This position will require the flexibility of working rotating shifts and overtime during emergencies or staffing limitations. Preference will be given to candidates who are near completion, or who have completed the MEARIE Operator Training. Ability to work on a rotating 24/7 shift schedule, and to be available for on-call and emergency duties; with the ability to respond and be in the Control Room within required time frames. 

Energy+ has a mandatory vaccine policy in effect. Employment is contingent upon your provision of proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical reasons or based on creed, we would ask that you kindly provide satisfactory evidence in support of an accommodation under the Human Rights Code. 

We offer an excellent working environment, and development opportunities, a comprehensive total rewards package, and opportunities to get involved with teams and charitable events that support and make a difference in our community. Energy+ also has a vacation attraction benefit for applicants with Utility expertise. To become a member of our team, please forward your resume to When applying for the position, please quote “Apprentice or Journeyperson System Control Operator” in the subject line.


Energy+ Inc.

1500 Bishop Street, P. O. Box 1060,

Cambridge, Ontario N1R 5X6

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We appreciate the opportunity to review all resumes, however due to volume, only those under consideration will be contacted. We retain all resumes for a period of 12 months. In the event a similar position becomes available, your application may be considered.

Energy+ an Equal Opportunity Employer and is AODA compliant.

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