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Gr61 CAD Operator ELec & Tel

Date: Mar 14, 2019

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Hydro One Networks Inc


Vacancy Number: 31786
Number of positions: 1
Town/City: Toronto, Ontario (CA-ON)
Business Unit: NTW OPRTNS
Division: PLANNING
Department: TEL ENG&DSGN (10005625)
Job type: Temporary
Duration of assignment: 12-14 months


General Accountabilities:

  • Work from the scope of information and data provided, prepare drawings, diagrams, charts, illustrations and maps using computer-aided drafting (CAD) systems, for Telecom associated installations relating to Transmission, Distribution and Telecommunications facilities.
  • Prepare and revise Telecom drawings such as CWD, EWD , E/A, schematics, cable lists and
  • floorplans drawings associated with teleprotection relays, and related systems, operating diagrams; checking with Engineering clients and others to confirm technical details.
  • Perform miscellaneous duties related to drafting such as preparation of BOM’s & MR’s under direction of senior staff, filing, record keeping, update/review of Meridian data, maintenance and
  • cleaning of drafting equipment, as required.
  • On occasion, check the work of others to ensure correct symbols, standards and techniques are followed and periodically provide advice and guidance, as required.
  • Perform other duties as required


Selection Criteria

Essential Knowledge:

  • Requires a knowledge of electrical and Telecom drafting principles to prepare drawings for the purpose of design, procurement, construction, operation and/or maintenance associated with the type of work being undertaken.
  • Good understanding and knowledge/experience in using software applications: ◦AutoCAD, Meridian and/or drafting related softwares, to be able to prepare lines/stations maps or drawings.
  • Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Access) and SharePoint, etc.
  • This knowledge is considered to be normally acquired either through the successful completion of Grade XII in a Secondary, Commercial or Technical School or by having the equivalent level of education.


Essential Experience:

  • Requires experience performing general electrical and Telecom drafting and usage of CAD to understand drafting office routines and to gain proficiency in the application of the fundamental skills and use of drafting equipment.
  • Requires experience to understand the inter-relationship between the types of drawings involved, terminology, associated calculations, relationships between groups and proficient use of applicable drafting standards, techniques and practices.
  • Requires experience to understand associated drawings, to learn the sources of technical data and the application of standard assemblies and methods.
  • Requires experience in checking drawings prepared by others and in the use of computerized
  • techniques and systems used in the production of drawings.
  • A period of up to six years is considered necessary to gain this experience.


Essential Competencies:

  • Good interpersonal skills that capable to establish and promote respect and rapport with colleagues that help to mitigate conflicting expectations or conflict resolutions (e.g. with people &
  • during projects).
  • Self-motivated, cost conscious, timeliness, work independently and capable to be engaged in work with minimum supervision to deliver daily tasks and meet business objectives.
  • Good oral, written, listening and communication skills that ensure effective exchange of ideas or information with colleagues and other stakeholders.
  • Attention to details, quality driven in day-to-day, routine or complex tasks, maintains focus to ensure high quality deliverables.



If you share our passion for safety, our customer service focus, and are ready to play a lead role in building a bright future, we would love to hear from you!


Thank you for considering this opportunity and we welcome applications from all qualified candidates.  If you are being considered for an interview or other assessment one of our Recruitment Consultants will be in touch.  Furthermore, if you are being considered for an interview and require special accommodations please let us know.  Finally, short-listed candidates will be asked to pass a reliability check (which could include criminal background check, driver’s license abstract, education verification, etc.) prior being offered a job at Hydro One.  


Deadline: March 28, 2019



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