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Maintenance Scheduler

Date: Jun 17, 2022

Location: To Be Determined, ON, CA

Company: Hydro One Networks Inc

44912 - To Be Determined - 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!

Job Function:

  • Provide scheduling services to the Superintendent and Field Managers (FM).
  • Receive work through defined SAP processes, schedule and distribute work to the appropriate FM.
  • Work closely with Outage Planning for preparation outage plans up to 12 months out. Supervise and delegate work to assigned staff.
  • Monitor ongoing workload, skill capabilities required and time requirements for completion of work and ensureappropriate resources are allocated to complete work as scheduled.
  • Follow up on planned activities, coordinate and monitor work accomplishment reporting.
  • Represent the Supervisor at various project, planning and scheduling meetings.
  • Act as a contact/coordinator for workprogram items.
  • Specify, ensure ordered and follow up on material forcorrective and program jobs.


Job Description:

  • Supervise and be responsible for planning and scheduling work and providing advice and guidance throughout the province to staff engaged in outage plans and work program information into LOB schedules.
  • Plan and organize work group activity.
  • Schedule and assign work to staff with instructions, direct them on their problem areas and review and evaluate their performance.
  • Develop and implement work procedures and systems required. Make effective recommendations on human resource matters including interviewing and selection of candidates and handle routine human resource problems.
  • Establish performance measures and perform reviews.
  • Provide clear expectations and meaningful feedback.
  • Provide guidance, assistance and support to staff in the resolution of personnel problems and establish and maintain a healthy and safe work environment.
  • Provide planning and scheduling services to the Superintendent, and Field Managers.
  • Receive all work through defined SAP processes.
  • Schedule and distribute work to the appropriate Field Managers.
  • Work closely with Operating Planning for preparation of outage plans up to 12 months out.
  • Prepare project schedules and associated work program production schedules for each work group.
  • Coordinate overall work program for specified unit/zone.
  • Process notifications and collaborate with technical staff and others in establishing a work schedule.
  • Identify scheduling problems and inform Supervisor of highly unusual or very important matters such as non-compliance issues and contract cancellations.
  • Prioritize all scheduled work within the unit/zone and develop schedule based on these priorities. Seek agreement from clients and customers to adjust schedules if required, in order to complete high priority work.
  • Utilize computerized project management systems to develop work program schedules and analyze data. Detail projects into manageable tasks for field completion.
  • Follow up on planned activities, create orders, coordinate and monitor field work accomplishment reporting
  • Represent the Supervisor at project and planning/scheduling meetings. Act as a contact/coordinator for work programs and projects.
  • Specify, ensure ordered and follow up on material for corrective and program jobs. Monitor ongoing workload, skill capabilities required and time requirements for completion of work and ensure appropriatenresources are allocated to complete work as scheduled.
  • Interface with Field Managers, Planning and SchedulingnTechnicians, groups who require scheduling services and any other customers that service is provided for such as OPGI, material suppliers or specialized transportation and work equipment (TWE) contractors.
  • Arrange for additional resources as required through discussions with Program & Workforce Management and other Lines Coordinators. Communicate potential "short falls" to Supervisor.
  • Interface with Program and Project Managers as required for schedule completion and financial tracking
  • Perform other duties as required.

 

Selection Criteria:

  •        Knowledge is considered to be normally acquired either through the successful completion of Grade 12 education, plus up to 3 years additional concentrated study in a related program.
  •        Requires an extensive knowledge of trades/technical/operating management within the electrical distribution and/or transmission setting.
  •        Requires experience and familiarity with the trades/technical/operating environment in Distribution and/or Transmission.
  •        Requires experience within Operating, Electrical Maintenance and Mechanical Maintenance to become familiar with technical work requirements in the field.
  •        Strongly prefer experience in trade supervision and management in the Grid Operations business.
  •        Requires demonstrated experience in both effective written and verbal communication.
  •        A period of at least 8 to 10 years in this field is considered necessary.
  •        Requires experience in estimating, planning, organizing, scheduling and delegating work to staff, while ensuring the quality, quantity and accuracy of the work.
  •        Requires knowledge of the collective agreements with the unions and relevant human resources policies.
  •        Requires ability to provide advice and guidance on the interpretation and application of standards and procedures governing the work program.
  •        Requires close cooperation with Field Managers to establish an effective work schedule.
  •        Experience with SAP Work Management System and Outage Planning NOMS an asset.

 

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: July 04, 2022

 

 

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