Engineering Supervisor, St Thomas

Last update 2024-06-15
Expires 2024-07-15
ID #2166147083
Engineering Supervisor, St Thomas
Canada, Ontario, St. Thomas,
Modified May 23, 2024


Entegrus Powerlines Inc., a progressive company dedicated to providing the highest level of service and a safe and positive work environment, requires an Engineering Supervisor. The position will be based at our St. Thomas office and reports directly to the Manager of Engineering. BACKGROUNDEntegrus brings electricity, renewable energy and water services to approximately 62,000 customers in southwestern Ontario, while keeping safety, reliability and efficiency top of mind. Entegrus is owned by the Municipality of Chatham-Kent, the City of St. Thomas, and Corix Energy Inc., and is made up of four subsidiary companies (Entegrus Services Inc., Entegrus Transmission Inc., Entegrus Renewable Energy Inc., Entegrus Powerlines Inc.) each with a role in providing the best possible value and service for our customers. Entegrus Powerlines Inc. ("EPI") provides safe, sustainable and reliable power to Entegrus customers in the communities of Chatham-Kent, St. Thomas, Strathroy-Caradoc, Mount Brydges, Parkhill, Dutton and Newbury. Entegrus Strategic Direction Vision To be an industry leader in all we do. Mission To provide safe, reliable delivery of electricity and related services, in an environmentally and fiscally responsible manner. To provide exceptional service to our customers, support to the communities we serve and rewarding growth opportunities for our employees Values Safety - Safety first in everything we do. Inspired & Empowered People - Having a workforce of inspired and empowered people who are passionate about their jobs. Customer and Community Focus - Exceeding the needs of our customers, and the communities we serve, by having a customer and community focus. Operational Excellence - Achieving operational excellence by always striving for continuous improvement. Sustainable Growth - Delivering sustainable growth for our stakeholders through wise investments. CANDIDATE PROFILEThe Engineering Supervisor will support distribution system engineering design work, including the review and monitoring of engineering designs and the development engineering processes. The Engineering Supervisor will act as a liaison between Engineering and other departments, as well as with external stakeholders and customers. The Engineering Supervisor will troubleshoot distribution system technology and perform engineering modelling and studies. DUTIES & ACCOUNTABILITIESAssist with the assignment, monitoring and review of the design and layout work conducted by the Engineering Technologists, for new distribution plant assets, as well as modifications to existing distribution plant assets. Assist in the development and update of engineering processes and procedures to ensure compliance with Ontario Regulation 22/04, Electrical Distribution Safety. Conduct in-field monitoring and oversight of distribution plant equipment, including substations. Assist with the review of engineering quotes, as well as review of electrical equipment and apparatus intended for use in the distribution system. Perform engineering calculations and system modelling studies. Assist in the development of short and long-range plans and departmental budgets. Troubleshoot distribution system technology and conditions and propose/execute resolutions Instruct and work with contractors and consultants, as required, for the completion of assigned projects. Assist third-party stakeholders in establishing and executing joint-use related projects Other duties as assigned QUALIFICATIONSEducation: A university Electrical Engineering Degree, with a professional engineering designation (P. Eng.) or working toward a professional engineer designation (P. Eng.) Experience: 2-3 years of electrical utility work experience is preferred. Knowledge: (1) Proficiency in electrical theory, electrical distribution design and industry standards and project management work practices. (2) Knowledge of Ontario Regulation 22/04 and the Ontario Energy Board’s Distribution System Code, as well as the OH&S Act and IHSA rules and regulations. (3) Familiarity with SCADA, GIS and distribution protection and control (P&C). (4) Familiarity with design and operation technologies (i.e. CAD, SPIDA Calc, asset management software, databases). Skills: Must have strong interpersonal skills. Must have sound problem solving, troubleshooting and analytical skills. The ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical staff is required. Other: Must possess a valid Ontario “G” Driver’s License and an acceptable Driver’s Abstract. KEY ATTRIBUTES & COMPETENCIESLeadership and ability to drive change. The Engineering Supervisor will need to have a willingness to lead and influence others. An ability to convince others in an honest, respectful and sensitive manner in order to get them to buy-in to organizational objectives. Teamwork that creates progress towards common goals. The Engineering Supervisor will need to deliver work through others. The Engineering Supervisor will need to have the competencies to work together effectively with peers that will have interdependent goals and common values and norms to foster a collaborative environment and drive work completion. Communications to build enthusiasm for difficult tasks. The Engineering Supervisor will need to have the ability to articulate ideas and concepts in a way that influences receiving individuals. An ability to respectfully communicate ideas and information (often technical) in writing to ensure that information and messages are understood and have the desired impact. Management competency to prioritize goals for assigned staff. The Engineering Supervisor will need to have the competencies to listen accurately and understand unspoken, partly expressed thoughts, feelings and concerns of others. OTHER REQUIREMENTSThe position will work mostly in an office environment. Regular travel within service area will be required to visit job sites and crews. Travel out of town will also be required to attend meetings and conferences. The position will involve visiting work sites under construction as well as active substations and other environments with energized apparatus. APPLICATION INFORMATIONTo explore this opportunity further, please email your resume (filename - “Last name, First name - CV”), with “Entegrus Engineering Supervisor” in the subject line, in confidence to Larry Sartor at and Mark Fukuzawa at Entegrus is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a workplace culture that fosters inclusion and respect. Applicants who have been contacted for an interview, and who require accommodation during the recruitment process under the Human Rights Code or the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, should contact Human Resources at 519-352-6300 or e-mail While we appreciate all applications received, only those invited for an interview will be acknowledged. Any personal information submitted will be managed in accordance with the requirements of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used only to determine eligibility for employment.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Engineering supervisor

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