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Network Mgmt Eng/Off

Date: Nov 18, 2021

Location: Barrie, ON, CA

Company: Hydro One Networks Inc

43726 - Barrie - Regular -  

Safety Comes First is a core value at Hydro One, and we remain committed to taking every reasonable precaution to ensure a respectful, safe and healthy working environment. Further to this commitment, we have adopted a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy to protect the health of our employees from the hazard of COVID-19. Employees will be required to either be fully vaccinated or undergo regular rapid antigen testing in order to access a Hydro One worksite.

Hydro One is proud to be the largest electricity transmission and distribution provider in Ontario, serving nearly 1.4 million customers. We have a long history in the industry with our roots dating back over 110 years to 1906. Since then, we have worked to grow and evolve to meet the changing needs of our customers and communities across Ontario. Today, we’re focused on providing exceptional customer service and ensuring we are building safe communities where we live, work and play.

It’s an exciting time to join the team at Hydro One!

 

General Accountabilities:

 

Reporting to the Sr. Manager of the Emergency Management & Reliability Compliance Department, within the System Operations Division, the successful candidate’s primary accountabilities will include oversight of Hydro One Backup Facilities testing, Hydro One GridEx participation, representing Hydro One on NPCC CO-11 Working Group and developing and maintaining Business Process Documents which directly support control room operations.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Participate on a team in performing assigned responsibilities

  • Responsible for System Operations corporate Compliance program, development, implementation and sustainment
  • Provide advice and communications products to external stakeholders, corporate and Network Management staff to assist in the understanding and implementation of reliability standards and demonstrating compliance to those standards.
  • Responsible for System Operations corporate Business Continuity Management program and adherence to HONI emergency preparedness policies
  • Facilitate biannual testing of Hydro One’s Backup facilities in support of NERC compliance obligations
  • Represent Hydro One for biennial GridEx participation, organize mock control room, support scenario development
  • Create and implement changes to various sources of documentation in use in System Operations Division (e.g. Directive to Achieve Reliability Compliance (DARCs), Business Process Documents (BPDs), Memorandums, Memorandum of Understanding, agreements etc.
  • Develop and maintain Business Process Documents (BPDs) supporting System Operations Division
  • Represent Hydro One and the System Operations Division on various internal and external working groups.
  • Develop, update and review documentation used for Compliance with NERC requirements, NPCC requirements and the IESO market rules and manuals
  • Maintain Ontario Participants System Restoration Plan for Hydro One in conjunction with the IESO
  • Coordinate the development and issuance of Compliance and Operating documentation with internal and external stakeholders 
  • Develop strong working relationships with other line of business departments where documentation crosses inter-business unit boundaries
  • Respond to requests for documentation additions, revisions, or deletions as required
  • Participate on working teams to resolve operational issues with other line of business departmental staff
  • Provide reliability and compliance support to the various System Operations groups
  • Provide reliability and compliance support input to Hydro One strategic initiatives
  • Review and provide feedback on new or revised policies, standards, processes, and procedures from non-operating sources from an System Operations business process, reliability and compliance perspective
  • Adhere to corporate policies and procedures as required
  • Assist the Manager in developing and measuring standards of performance against generally accepted ‘good utility practices’ across the industry
  • Produce, revise and maintain documentation to ensure consistency and accuracy
  • Assist in other duties of the Emergency Management & Reliability Compliance group in support of System Operations as workload and priorities dictate
     

Selection Criteria

 

Essential Competencies

 

  • Requires extensive operating/technical experience to understand the practical aspects of power system operations.
  • Requires extensive experience working with the Utility Work Protection Code  
  • Demonstrated understanding of Operational policies, standards, and procedures.
  • Ability to understand and apply NERC, NPCC and IESO Market Rules as they relate to reliability compliance and operating documentation.
  • Extensive working knowledge of integrated power system operations, including generation and transmission components and their impact on system security and economics.
  • Ability to develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with both internal and external customers.
  • Visible commitment to Customer and Corporate objectives.
  • Challenges current practices, and recommends programs with calculated risks to improve reliability and develop new opportunities.
  • Requires advanced knowledge of technical writing for the preparation of operating procedures, practices, standards, presentations, and technical report.
  • Requires knowledge of computer technology to apply various software applications in the administration of the document systems. 
  • Working knowledge and ability to acquire computer skill needed in using Microsoft applications, Hydro One computer applications, and other vendor provided programs and applications
     
    Minimum Criteria
  • Six to eight years relevant experience, most of which should be in; Operating, outage scheduling, outage coordination, field operations (Operating, P&C), and/or system operating, and training.
  • Requires post secondary education of a technical nature or equivalent.
     
    Must be Able to Demonstrate:
  • Organization and planning skills, ability to efficiently plan, organize work
  • Ability to prioritize multiple activities
  • Excellent communications skills in order to communicate with internal and external stakeholders using clear and concise English both verbal and written
  • Self-starter, comfortable with initiating independent action.
  • Comprehensive appreciation and commitment to customer needs
  • Team building skills
    Applicants will be asked to provide examples of documents or reports that they have written to demonstrate their technical writing abilities

 

At Hydro One we understand that the success and strength of our business rests with our people. When we develop their skills, we are investing in both their success and ours. To secure the best talent, we seek to create a workforce that reflects the diverse populations of the communities where we live and work and to create a culture based on safety, innovation and inclusiveness.

 

We are honoured to be recognized by Forbes in its list of Canada’s Best Employers for 2021.

 

Thank you for considering a career with Hydro One, we welcome applications from all qualified candidates. If you are having difficulty using our online application system and you need an accommodation due to a disability, please email careers@hydroone.com. Hydro One will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in the job application process.

 

Please note this email is only for accommodation requests. Resumes sent to this email address will not be considered.

 

Deadline: December 6, 2021

 

 

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