Project Officer

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Author ahnationtalk
Date March 5, 2019
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Hydro One Networks Inc
Location Toronto, ON
Category Engineer
Client Hydro One
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Project Officer

Vacancy Number: 31937
Number of positions: 4
Town/City: Toronto, Ontario (CA-ON)
Business Unit: NTW OPRTNS
Division: TRANS & STNS
Department: ENG PROD SUP (10004177)
Job type: Regular
Duration of Assignment: Ongoing

General Accountabilities

  • Setup engineering design teams for projects assigned.
  • Lead the teams until project completion to produce detailed design packages, material requests, commissioning plans, test plans and other engineering services necessary to bring the projects into service.
  • The project teams may consists of internal engineers and drafting staff, and/or engineers of external consulting firms.
  • Coordinate team activities to ensure results are delivered according to the approved scope, schedule, cost, quality and compliance with Hydro One standards and policies.
  • Work with engineering consultants to define project scope and objectives and to develop business cases for projects.
  • Ensure that scope of work is managed and deliverables are controlled in compliance with the award.
  • Provide project progress updates and revision to schedules, costs and cash flows as required.
  • Evaluate engineering capability of project teams through various means (capability assessment, quality control and capacity).
  • Recommend approaches and changes to develop external skills to augment critical areas of HONI’s capability requirements.
  • Develop project management processes and apply them to manage projects.
  • Ensure progress, schedule and costs are tracked, reported and re-forecasted, requests for changes are properly reviewed, approved and documented before acceptance for implementation.
  • Develop scope of work and deliverables template for repeatable projects with a view to improve consistency and quality of RFQ’s.
  • Improve the completeness of scope development as well as the lead time of contract award processes.
  • Execute contracts engaged with external engineering firms and service providers to ensure contract commitments delivered are within the established parameters, quality, terms and conditions.
  • Provide the contractor with direction, interpretation and clarification of engineering standards and practices of the Corporation as required.
  • Manage scope and deliverable change requests related to the contracts.
  • Perform regular review and progress meetings with successful engineering firms.
  • Evaluate effectiveness of the engineering firm’s work and recommend changes to performance through a lessons learned process.
  • Recommend progress payments consistent with auditable delivery of work packages by engineering firms.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Selection Criteria

  • In-depth knowledge of contract and project management and engineering science in one of the following engineering disciplines civil, structural, electrical, protection and control and telecom to lead engineering teams and develop engineering contracts.
  • Requires a good knowledge of business writing and verbal communication skills to effectively develop and present detailed contract documents including tendering specifications, award recommendations, progress reports and final deliverable reports.
  • This knowledge is considered to be normally acquired through the completion of 4 years of University training in the appropriate subjects (Grade XII plus 5 years).
  • Experience in electrical utility engineering, design and installation practices and procedures.
  • Experience in physical and performance characteristics of equipment and materials, work methods, techniques and common problems as they relate to program design functions, as well as contracting for engineering resources.
  • Experience with divisional organization structures and procedures in order to understand the operation of the work groups and their required interaction.
  • Experience in leading engineering and technical teams in specific projects or contracts.
  • A period of over 5 years and up to and including 10 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: March 18, 2019

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