Advisor, Electricity Distribution – Major Applications

Ontario Energy Board (OEB)
Toronto, Ontario

Posted On: January 14, 2022
Last Day to Apply: January 19, 2022

Advisor, Electricity Distribution – Major Applications

Permanent, full-time position

We are compelled by our desire to become a globally recognized top tier regulatory agency. We are passionate about the environment and motivated by our want to enable innovation within the energy sector. We are committed to the economic and social development of Ontario and work every single day to deliver public value to Ontarians. We are a diverse, driven, transparent and thoughtful team, and are accountable to each other, the sector, and the customers we serve. We are the ONTARIO ENERGY BOARD (OEB).

We are currently seeking an energetic and collaborative individual to join our team as an Advisor in the Electricity Distribution - Major Rate Applications & Consolidations department. In this role, you will be responsible for providing in-depth analysis of large amounts of information, as well as advice on applications relevant to rate-regulated electricity and natural gas businesses in Ontario.


  • Manages and processes all aspects of rate application cases and provides decision support to Commissioners
  • Identifies relevant issues and provides in-depth analysis on all areas in an application, including, but not limited to, system planning, engineering, physical asset management, financial, accounting, economic, regulatory policy, cost allocation and load forecasting
  • Develops and coordinates interrogatories and OEB staff submissions, and support materials such as briefing notes and possible cross-examination questions, in preparation for adjudication of applications
  • Assists in the management of rate and other applications from utilities, resolving issues, and providing professional support on a wide variety of technical issues and subjects
  • Works with applicants and stakeholders to clarify issues, and assists in settlement conferences
  • Communicates with all levels in the organization to ensure that all procedural matters and information related to assigned applications are accurate and up to date
  • Works with Public Affairs to develop communication materials related to applications


  • Undergraduate degree in Engineering, Finance, Economics, Business Administration or a related field
  • Experience analyzing large amounts of data and converting analysis into quantitative and qualitative information used for business decisions
  • 4+ years’ work experience in a related field or discipline
  • Proven track record of meeting tight deadlines, working under pressure and juggling multiple priorities at once
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills that cater to all levels in the organization
  • Previous experience in a regulated industry and/or public utility is a definite asset
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, prioritizing, problem-solving and time management skills


If you enjoy working with a group of staff dedicated to working cooperatively with stakeholders to help build and sustain public confidence in Ontario’s natural gas and electricity sectors, you’ll enjoy being a member of our team. We offer an environment that provides intellectually challenging work, inspires innovation, creativity and rewards collaboration.



  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Comprehensive Health and Dental Plans
  • Income Protection Plan
  • Progressive Leave Program
  • Employee Assistant Program


If you would like to explore this opportunity, please apply online, by Wednesday, January 19, 2022, by visiting

As Ontario’s independent energy regulator, the OEB is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC) and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require any assistance, please let us know.

We appreciate the interest of all candidates. We regret that only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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