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Fleet Specialist

Date: Jul 27, 2022

Location: Mississauga, ON, CA

Company: Hydro One Networks Inc

45150 - Mississauga - 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. New employees will be required to declare their vaccination status to Hydro One. Employees who do not provide proof of vaccination status may not enter any 3rd party locations that require full vaccination (e.g. customer properties).

Hydro One is proud to be the largest electricity transmission and distribution provider in Ontario, serving nearly 1.5 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!

*NOTE* Hydro One introduced a Hybrid Work Pilot Project in 2022 for most office-based roles. Employees work in-office/on-site two days a week and remotely from home for three days a week. Hydro One is adding refreshed workspaces and technology to support these changes.  Join us as we ‘trial & learn’ a new modern way of working and be a key driver of future state!

In office but with intention – a time for team and trust building, collaboration, and socialization. Please reach out to us to learn more!


General Accountabilities:

  • Prepare and process T&WE requests, consisting of specifications and drawings, etc.  Ensure that these address end users' requirements and forward to Supply Management Services for tendering.  Attend pre-production meetings with vendors.
  • Evaluate tenders with various equipment options; discuss details of requirements with manufacturers such as amendments to closing-out dates, delivery details, prototypes, quality of work, substitutions, installation details, special materials and warranties.  Assist new vendors in carrying out T&WE procedures on quoted and awarded purchases.
  • Attend manufacturers’ equipment demonstrations in order to maintain equipment specifications up-to-date.  Submit specifications for Supervisor’s approval.
  • Coordinate design and development of equipment modifications with manufacturers where commercial types are not readily available;  monitor progress of work.
  • Evaluate the relative merits of rebuilding or replacing equipment from an engineering perspective, as repairs become necessary.
  • Assist with inspection of new equipment prior to acceptance for delivery, to ensure that specifications have been met.
  • Perform field investigations of technical problems related to design and technical features of equipment.  Advise field personnel about repair or modifications or coordinate with other groups, as appropriate.
  • Prepare Technical Bulletins, Standards and Procedures, Fleet Alerts and make presentations when required.  Maintain and update Fleet technical documentation; Incorporate OEM technical bulletins into equipment manuals, where applicable.
  • Analyze and interpret various regulations as they relate to equipment involved; such as, Canada Motor Vehicle Safety Standards, Ontario Health and Safety Act, Canadian Standards Association, Highway Traffic Act, Off-Highway Vehicles Act, Ontario Electrical Codes, Society of Automotive Engineers.

    Selection Criteria
    Essential Knowledge:
  • Requires knowledge of mechanical technology involving equipment mechanics, machine design related to the application and performance capabilities of various equipment.
  • Requires knowledge of mathematics to perform engineering design calculations and to evaluate tenders in order to make effective recommendations to purchase equipment.
  • Requires knowledge of English  to prepare specifications and to discuss various equipment issues.
  • Requires knowledge of data processing techniques and computer applications to produce reports.
  • This knowledge is considered to be normally acquired either through the successful completion of Grade XII in a Secondary, Commercial or Technical School plus a three-year course of concentrated study in the appropriate subjects obtained in the Province of Ontario from a College of Applied Arts and Technology, Polytechnical Institute or Community College or by having the equivalent level of education.

    Essential Experience:
  • Experience: Requires experience with heavy transport and work equipment to understand industrial processes and the designing, manufacturing and testing of equipment.
  • Requires experience in assessing and projecting costs, in reading and interpreting specifications and professional drawings, in preparing tendering documents, quality assurance standards, recommending acceptable substitutions and stipulating inspection requirements.
  • Requires experience with basic procurement procedures and practices, relating to tender evaluation, expediting, multi-step follow-up systems, delivery date alterations, warranties, record maintenance etc.
  • Requires experience to be familiar with the various material and external contacts from suppliers, tenders, requisitioners, to external machine and welding shops.
  • Requires experience with information databases for the retrieval and inputting of data.
  • A period of over six years, up to and including eight years, is considered necessary to gain this experience

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 Hydro One will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in the job application process.


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Deadline: August 16, 2022


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