Hiring Protection and control supervisor | Full time

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Hydro One Networks Inc based in Kingston, ON is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Protection and control supervisor. Hydro One Networks Inc is a leading electricity transmission and distribution company. It manages the province’s electricity infrastructure, ensuring safe and reliable power delivery. Functioning as a key player in the energy market, it plays a vital role in powering homes, businesses, and communities, contributing to Ontario’s economic growth and daily operations. The candidates selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible.

Job Description:

Employer Name: Hydro One Networks Inc
Department: OPRTNS&CST EX/Stations/E-PC-BKC
Position: Protection and control supervisor
No of Vacancies: 3
Salary: Salary is not mentioned, $25.00-$30.00 hourly estimated salary
Employment Type: Regular
Representation: Society
Location: Kingston, ON, CA
Hours of work (per week): 35 hr 5day * 7hr
Job ID: 49161
Job Code: 00672553


Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language
Education: Candidates should have completion of 4 years of University training (Grade XII plus 5 years)
Experience: Candidates should have a period of over 6 years and up to and including 8 years experience in the relevant field

Other Requirements:

  • The candidates should have a good knowledge of electrical theory and the operating characteristics of protection and control equipment such as protections, metering, control, and telecommunications, for the operation and maintenance of generation, transmission, and distribution systems
  • The candidates should have a good knowledge of English to prepare extensive written documentation and to provide technical advice and guidance to others and participate in the preparation of designs and specifications
  • The candidates should have broad experience to be familiar with the wide variety of intricate protection and control equipment, controls, relays, metering, and communication, as it applies to lines and stations equipment
  • The candidates should have experience in the training, initial inspection, troubleshooting, and preventative maintenance of equipment to ensure satisfactory installation, to expedite locating and correcting faulty equipment, and with the proper maintenance of equipment and have experience in a supervisory capacity
  • The candidates should have experience in safety procedures and practices related to protection and control and have experience to be familiar with the area of operation, the location of major pieces of equipment, the relationship between other field and Head Office staff, methods, and procedures governing the work
  • The candidates should evaluate all factors relating to the situation, considering past practice and precedent, past similar circumstances, and attempting to develop an approach consistent with sound economic and technical practices
  • The candidates should refer unprecedented technical problems to Supervisor or functional staff for direction and assignments are planned and carried out in accordance with established procedures, referring to designated staff for assistance on difficulties not often encountered or for approval to deviate from or modify the approved program
  • The candidates should provide check of work through the requirement to submit reports, conclusions, and recommendations for approval, and progress is measured through training and development reviews
  • The candidates should plan, organize, and assign work to staff and maintain control of quality and work performance and provide advice and guidance to staff and recommend work solutions
  • The candidates should develop and revise work methods and procedures to improve work operations and train new staff and ensure that existing staff are aware of changing practices and procedures
  • The candidates should deal with routine or human resources matters and effectively resolve work performance problems


  • The candidates should be able to administer and participate in various work phases involving initial inspection, trouble-shooting operations, and preventative maintenance of regional protection and control equipment in the district or area assigned
  • The candidates should be able to assist the supervisor in the preparation of designs and specifications of temporary meter and relay installations and in performing, as assigned under the supervisor’s direction, special tests on complex electrical equipment
  • The candidates should be able to supervise staff performing related functions, including initial inspection and testing of electrical equipment, to verify readiness and ensure compliance with specified requirements and regulations
  • The candidates should be able to monitor subordinates’ activities and take appropriate controlling action, as necessary and able to monitor the work performance of crews in areas such as quality and quantity of work, timekeeping, conduct, and cost-effectiveness, recommending appropriate corrective actions or feedback
  • The candidates should be able to participate in human resources matters, including interviewing, motivating, and conducting performance reviews, as well as dealing with disciplinary matters and able to assign work to staff resulting from breakdowns or faulty operation of meter and relay equipment and identify, locate, and correct faults
  • The candidates should be able to provide technical advice and guidance to Hydro One staff, municipalities, contractors, industrial customers, and others on matters pertaining to protection and control equipment, referring important matters to technical support groups or the supervisor
  • The candidates should be able to participate in the preparation and implementation of safety policies and strategies, including directing and monitoring safety meetings, job planning, carrying out field visits, and conducting safety analyses
  • The candidates should be able to ensure that administrative tasks are completed in a timely manner, including filing, time reporting, work order estimating, creating, monitoring, and completion
  • The candidates should be able to coordinate resources and materials between work groups, implement work programs using maintenance standards and approved projects, and make recommendations or implement changes in methods and equipment
  • The candidates should be able to ensure that all required training is identified, implemented, monitored, and recorded, and participate in planning annual outage schedules and short-term schedules
  • The candidates should be able to provide information to operating departments for stations under their jurisdiction and coordinate activities with other groups or organizations, internal and external, maintaining a good working relationship, as required

How to apply:

If the position is fit for you and the basic requirements are fulfilled then you can now apply directly to the employer (along with your resume) through the below-mentioned details.

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