Network Management Officer

Date: May 18, 2023

Location: Orillia, ON, CA

Company: Hydro One Networks Inc

46947 - Orillia - 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:

  • Coordinate long term outage plans with Hydro One lines of business and external customers, respecting forecasted Distribution System conditions and Stakeholder requests. 
  • Lead the development of programs, plans, processes and technical/operational/business standards related to the management of transmission/distribution assets.
  • Be responsible for monitoring, controlling and redirecting major programs and complex projects during the planning and execution phases.
  • Responsible for assessing and planning Distribution work in the long term time frame. This includes, performing studies with CYME and the DMS, reviewing the DMS for instructions and tagging to ensure outage plans meet instruction requirements. Contacting and working with customers to facilitate outage work. etc. 
  • Co-ordinate activities with Service Providers.
  • Represent the unit on discussion and negotiation with customers, stakeholders and suppliers.
  • Prepare business cases for the management of transmission/distribution assets.
  • Participate, as assigned, as a representative of the Company before regulatory agencies and other external interests.
  • Provide input to the business plan and regulatory submissions as required.

Selection Criteria - Essential Competencies:

  • Demonstrated strong customer orientation and commitment to corporate goals.
  • Demonstrated strong leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Must have the ability to work with and influence others encouraging a sense of teamwork in staff and the creation of a positive work environment.
  • Demonstrated ability in resolving issues while showing sensitivity to bottom-line.
  • Strong project management skills and the ability to manage and participate on cross-functional teams.
  • Strong customer orientation and commitment to corporate goals.
  • Must be innovative and able to assess and manage risk.
  • Must have demonstrated ability to assess, develop, recommend and implement integrated programs or processes.
  • Must have demonstrated ability to provide advice to decision-makers, which has resulted in adoption of recommendations and significant business improvements.
  • Must have demonstrated ability in planning, scheduling, and maintaining control of quality and work performance.
  • Professional level of communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Must have demonstrated ability to scope and justify programs, including integration of technical and commercial risk assessments.
  • Must be able to efficiently plan, organize and assign work to staff.
  • Must have demonstrated abilities to prioritize multiple activities.
  • Very strong safety orientation.
  • Requires a 4-year university degree in engineering or equivalent experience.

Essential Knowledge, Experience and Qualifications

  • 8 to 10 years relevant experience, most of which should be in outage scheduling, outage coordination, field operations (Lines, P&C, Project Delivery), and/or system operating.
  • Requires extensive operating experiences to understand the practical applications to disturbance analysis and Distribution System operation.
  • Demonstrated understanding of Operating policies and procedures.
  • Requires an advanced knowledge of outage scheduling processes and procedures sufficient to conduct power system studies in support of outage requests.
  • Successful demonstration of significant experience in electrical operating supervisory positions, or equivalent is essential.
  • Extensive knowledge of integrated distribution system operations, including generation and transmission components and their impact on distribution security and economics.
  • Knowledge and understanding of current redesign, deregulation and evolution of the electricity industry.
  • Knowledge of the Ontario Market, its rules and dynamics.

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 2022.


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: June 6, 2023


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