|Number of Open Positions:||1|
|Location:||CA - Halifax, Nova Scotia|
Reference Number: 5445
Nova Scotia Power’s greatest source of energy is our people. In a culture focused on safety, we’re committed to providing exceptional service to our customers and rewarding jobs to our employees. We’re hiring solution-minded people excited to help us grow into the future. We are currently looking to fill the position of Distribution Underground Engineer.
The successful candidate will join the T&D Technical Services Team of dedicated professionals, whose goal is to exceed our customer’s expectations in delivering reliable and cost effective energy and services. The Distribution Underground Engineer will provide Technical Support for the operation and maintenance of NSPI’s systems by ensuring that all work is conducted in accordance with NSPI’s policies, standards and work methods, thereby providing a consistent, safe and cost effective environment. The main functions of the role are:
You will be responsible for your personal safety and that of co-workers, by observing and ensuring compliance with all Occupational Health and Safety Rules and Regulations. You will be accountable for environmental performance as it relates to the environmental management system processes and initiatives.
Skills, Capabilities and Experience:
You possess a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and are a full member (or eligible for membership) with Engineers NS. You are a self-starter with proven organizational and analytical skills who is able to function effectively in a team environment. You possess strong communication & interpersonal skills, strong computer skills, a demonstrated commitment to personal development, a valid driver’s license, and a willingness to provide after hours consultation and emergency power restoration work.
A minimum of five years relevant experience is required. Experience in electric utility operations is a definite asset. Knowledge of electrical distribution systems and equipment also considered an asset.
Reports to: Senior Engineer
Form of Application: Click the APPLY button at the end of the online job posting. Complete all required information fields, and copy and paste your covering letter and resume into the online form.
Must Be Received By: All interested candidates should apply no later than 18th February 2019. Late applications may not receive consideration.
Recruitment and Promotion Policy: When filling vacant positions, we are determined to hire the best candidates available. We're committed to providing employees with a fair and equal opportunity to compete for jobs. Hiring and promotion of employees is based on skills, capabilities, knowledge and demonstrated abilities.
We value diversity in the workplace and strongly encourage applications from all qualified candidates including African Nova Scotians and other members of the visible minority community, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and women in non-traditional roles.
Normally, unless otherwise requested in advance, the supervisors of internal candidates selected for an interview will be contacted in order to facilitate scheduling of the interviews. The supervisor will maintain the confidentiality of the employee's application.
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