Network Management Engineer

Date: May 23, 2023

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Hydro One Networks Inc

46985 - Toronto - 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:

  • Participate on a team in performing assigned responsibilities.
  • Conduct analytical investigations in a wide variety of technical areas in the Special Studies team, as demands, workload and priorities dictate (e.g. Short-circuit studies, DER integration issues, Inductive coordination, EMF calculation, Power Quality investigation, Station grounding, electromagnetic transient simulations, equipment specifications)
  • Develop strong working relationships with various line-of-business departments where engineering support of operational issues cross inter-business unit boundaries
  • Participate in teams to resolve operational issues with other line of business departmental staff
  • Provide support to the Planning and Asset Management Business Units as well as to other interfacing Lines of Businesses (OGCC, Project Management, Engineering etc.)
  • Provide operations support and input to Hydro One strategic initiatives
  • Review and provide feedback on new or revised policies, standards, processes, and procedures from non-operating sources from a Planning perspective
  • Adhere to corporate policies and procedures as required
  • Interface with Asset Management, Planning, Project Management, Engineering & other Lines of Businesses and provide input on issues during planning, design and operational phases of projects
  • Anticipate operating issues and transmission network operating needs in short term and long term and recommend/implement actions in timely manner
  • Support the development and issuance of operating documentation with internal and external stakeholders

Selection Criteria - Essential Competencies:

  • Understanding and analytical skills related to balanced and unbalanced 3-phase power systems.
  • Understanding of P&C design principles and strategies for large interconnected power systems
  • Working knowledge of theory related to modeling of generators, transformers, overhead lines and power cables for short-circuit studies as well as for EMT studies
  • Understanding of application of power-electronic apparatus in 3-phase systems (inverter-based generation, FACTS devices)
  • Knowledge and experience related to industry standards for power switchgear, transformers, surge protective devices, and reactive compensation devices.
  • Experience with power system analysis tools like PSSE, for building or modifying basecases, and conducting power flow, contingency analysis or short circuit studies
  • Experience with power system simulation tools such as the EMTP or PSCAD for conducting switching transient studies, insulation coordination studies, and inductive coordination studies
  • Demonstrated organizational and planning skills, including ability to keep project accountabilities on track
  • Ability to work and contribute in team environments.
  • Clear and concise verbal and written communication skills on topics of moderate depth and complexity
  • Ability to develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with both internal and external customers
  • Self-starter, able to work with minimal supervision and comfortable with initiating independent actions
  • For this position a university degree in power engineering or applied sciences or equivalent is considered necessary It is expected that to qualify for this position 6 to 8 years of experience in power system engineering, preferably in Planning, Operations, or P&C would be required.  Candidates with fewer qualifications or less experience but demonstrating good grasp of technical fundamentals may be considered for a lower-rated position.
  • All appointees to MP4, MP5 and MP6 “Engineer” jobs will be required to possess a valid PEO license prior to the start date. Where Hydro One hires an employee into an “Engineer” job and the appointee does not currently hold a PEO license, but is licensed as a professional engineer in good standing from another Canadian engineering association/order, the appointee will not commence employment until such time that they can show proof that they have made application to the PEO in order to be deemed licensed in the province of Ontario.


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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