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Assistant Network Officer

Date: Jul 29, 2022

Location: Multi Location, ON, CA

Company: Hydro One Networks Inc

45122 - Multi Location - Regular - Ongoing 

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:

  • Conduct Operations research, technical/economic/business/regulatory impact assessments, and other specialized technical/business studies to determine distribution customer needs; analyze problems, develop strategies, alternatives and preferred solution; and facilitate delivery of solution through suppliers and service providers. Receive assignment from Supervisor on broad terms on specific problems related to areas of assigned work. Research available resources and contacts and propose effective recommendations to improve performance. Recognize areas requiring further action to avoid problems.

  • Monitor and control programs and  projects. Co-ordinate activities with Service Providers and Stakeholders. 

  • Prepare comprehensive reports and specifications, and present recommendations to resolve issues, producing necessary documentation.

  • Participate in the development, definition and preparation of programs, process, technical/operational/business standards, procedures or methods, including risk management and costing related to the management of transmission/distribution assets. Monitor service provider performance; provide re-direction as required.

  • Contribute to the development of the business plan and regulatory submissions

  • Maintain an awareness of advancing technology developments in distribution equipment and systems.

  • Perform other duties as required.


Selection Criteria

Essential Competencies:

  • Requires experience of the electrical power system operational requirements, policies, practices and procedures governing transmission/distribution/information assets.

  • Requires experience to be familiar with the scope and responsibilities of Project/Program Manager, transmission and distribution facilities, organization and operation of related work groups.

  • Requires an engineering knowledge of electrical power systems and facilities related to transmission/distribution/information system assets, mathematics, information technology to assist in carrying out theoretical, economic and engineering analytical studies related to the application, design and performance of the transmission/distribution/information systems.

  • Requires knowledge of technical writing to prepare effective reports.

  • Requires good communication skills to prepare and deliver effective presentations.

  • Requires gathering and providing information or data for proposals and plans exchanging this information with Independent Market Operator, Marketplace Participants, external Service Providers and Vendors.

  • Ability to function effectively as a team member with a demonstrated ability to be an agent of change.

  • The ability to work in a busy environment with competing and changing priorities and limited supervision. Requiring planning, organizing, scheduling, assigning and monitoring the quality and quantity of work.

  • Requires experience in project management. Demonstrated ability to work and lead in an environment requiring interface with subject matter experts from across all LoBs.

  • Demonstrated strong organization and planning skills and team player skills.

  • Requires strong working knowledge of Sharepoint, Microsoft Office (Visio/Excel/Word/PowerPoint), and SAP

  • Completion of 4 years of University training (i.e., Business, Engineering or related discipline)

  • Further studies in business would be considered an asset.

  • Potential locations include Southern, Central, Northern or Eastern Region + GTA


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 15, 2022



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