Prepare and process T&WE requests, consisting of specifications and drawings, etc. Ensure that these address end users’ requirements and forward to Supply Management Services for tendering. Attend pre-production meetings with vendors.
Evaluate tenders with various equipment options; discuss details of requirements with manufacturers such as amendments to closing-out dates, delivery details, prototypes, quality of work, substitutions, installation details, special materials and warranties. Assist new vendors in carrying out T&WE procedures on quoted and awarded purchases.
Attend manufacturers’ equipment demonstrations in order to maintain equipment specifications up-to-date. Submit specifications for Supervisor’s approval.
Coordinate design and development of equipment modifications with manufacturers where commercial types are not readily available; monitor progress of work.
Evaluate the relative merits of rebuilding or replacing equipment from an engineering perspective, as repairs become necessary.
Assist with inspection of new equipment prior to acceptance for delivery, to ensure that specifications have been met.
Perform field investigations of technical problems related to design and technical features of equipment. Advise field personnel about repair or modifications or coordinate with other groups, as appropriate.
Prepare Technical Bulletins, Standards and Procedures, Fleet Alerts and make presentations when required. Maintain and update Fleet technical documentation; Incorporate OEM technical bulletins into equipment manuals, where applicable.
Analyze and interpret various regulations as they relate to equipment involved; such as, Canada Motor Vehicle Safety Standards, Ontario Health and Safety Act, Canadian Standards Association, Highway Traffic Act, Off-Highway Vehicles Act, Ontario Electrical Codes, Society of Automotive Engineers.
Requires knowledge of mechanical technology involving equipment mechanics, machine design related to the application and performance capabilities of various equipment.
Requires knowledge of mathematics to perform engineering design calculations and to evaluate tenders in order to make effective recommendations to purchase equipment.
Requires knowledge of English to prepare specifications and to discuss various equipment issues.
Requires knowledge of data processing techniques and computer applications to produce reports.
This knowledge is considered to be normally acquired either through the successful completion of Grade XII in a Secondary, Commercial or Technical School plus a three-year course of concentrated study in the appropriate subjects obtained in the Province of Ontario from a College of Applied Arts and Technology, Polytechnical Institute or Community College or by having the equivalent level of education.
Experience: Requires experience with heavy transport and work equipment to understand industrial processes and the designing, manufacturing and testing of equipment.
Requires experience in assessing and projecting costs, in reading and interpreting specifications and professional drawings, in preparing tendering documents, quality assurance standards, recommending acceptable substitutions and stipulating inspection requirements.
Requires experience with basic procurement procedures and practices, relating to tender evaluation, expediting, multi-step follow-up systems, delivery date alterations, warranties, record maintenance etc.
Requires experience to be familiar with the various material and external contacts from suppliers, tenders, requisitioners, to external machine and welding shops.
Requires experience with information databases for the retrieval and inputting of data.
A period of over six years, up to and including eight years, is considered necessary to gain this experience
If you share our passion for safety, our customer service focus, and are ready to play a lead role in building a bright future, we would love to hear from you!
Thank you for considering this opportunity and we welcome applications from all qualified candidates. If you are being considered for an interview or other assessment one of our Recruitment Consultants will be in touch. Furthermore, if you are being considered for an interview and require special accommodations please let us know. Finally, short-listed candidates will be asked to pass a reliability check (which could include criminal background check, driver’s license abstract, education verification, etc.) prior being offered a job at Hydro One.
Deadline: June 5, 2018
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