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Posting Date: Jun 8, 2022

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Toronto Hydro



As an Engineer, you will provide a wide range of engineering support services that will ensure technical soundness, reliability, safety and cost effectiveness of the utility and its Electrical Distribution Power System.  The Engineer develops standards and specifications; participates in short and long range strategic planning; prepares engineering, technical or business reports and studies, and demonstrates effective project management and process efficiencies.


The incumbent is expected to behave ethically and follow the established code of business conduct, policies and internal control procedures, laws and regulations governing Toronto Hydro.


Toronto Hydro has implemented a mandatory vaccination requirement for all its employees. Proof of full vaccination will be required upon receiving a conditional offer of employment.  Toronto Hydro will provide reasonable accommodation to individuals who cannot be vaccinated due to disability or any other ground protected by the Ontario Human Rights Code.




  • Prepares material and/or technical specifications and standards; reviews proposals from suppliers, contractors and consultants for technical merit and compliance; investigates and evaluates the application of new technologies
  • Compares alternatives based on cost/benefit considerations, customer needs, safety, statistical analysis and engineering principles, and recommends the optimum solution
  • Approves equipment/material to be used in Toronto Hydro systems; based on test reports,drawings and technical data quality records
  • Prepare technical training documents and actively contribute to Standard Practice and Standard Design Practice document creation/update
  • Acts as a change agent in adoption and continual use of standards across organization in design and construction stages
  • Prepares engineering, technical or business reports and studies; performs analysis, testing and evaluations
  • Provides timely technical support and consultation, demonstrates effective project management and process efficiencies; reviews, develops and/or presents business proposals, plans, designs, processes, operational procedures and practices
  • Build expertise in the department through support of strategic projects including battery energy storage projects 
  • Represents Toronto Hydro in external meetings and/or committees
  • May be called upon to act as a team or project leader             




  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering
  • 7+ years of Engineering experience, preferably in the utilities industry
  • Professional Engineer in the province of Ontario
  • Must have a valid Class “G” Drivers License
  • Experience in design and specification development of distributed energy resources including battery energy storage systems
  • Experience in design, specification and analysis of grounding systems
  • Experience with grid automation and SCADA/DMS systems
  • Experience in design and specification development of wholesale, residential and commercial metering
  • Fluent in the application of information technology, such as general office software, CADD, engineering records
  • Experience in the use of engineering application software including CYME 
  • Experience in design and specification development of distributed energy resources including battery energy storage systems an asset
  • Teamwork - works interdependently to achieve higher common goals; works with employees from other functional areas to ensure resolution of problems
  • Achievement – results oriented; ensures measures are in place to track achievement
  • Managing Change – accepts uncertainty as part of the needed change; willing to change the status quo
  • Adaptable – adapts to and works effectively with a variety of situations, individuals and groups Excellent analytical, organization and planning skills
  • Effective skills in project management operations, budgeting, business process and productivity improvements
  • Self-motivated, operates with a high degree of independence and can visualize possibilities and opportunities Demonstrated versatile leadership; encourage organizational teamwork, collaboration and educated risk taking to develop innovative solutions and support the corporate goals
  • Proven effective problem-solving and analytical ability
  • Ability to predict and understand technological trends and their effect on business or strategic work plans





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