Nova Scotia Power's greatest source of energy is our people. In a culture focused on safety and our customers, we are committed to providing exceptional service to our customers and rewarding jobs to our employees. We are hiring solution-minded people excited to help us grow into the future. We are currently looking to fill the position of Electrical Engineer - Planning.
Accountabilities: You will be responsible to support weekly workflow and ongoing outage planning. This will include scoping work, developing technical work packages, spec new equipment/parts due to obsolescence, coordinating operational items, contractor planning and preventative maintenance efficiencies. You will be responsible to procure material based on scoped work. This will include entering purchase requisitions for parts and maintaining work order status updates as well as updating Bill of Materials. You will attend all planning meetings and coordinate with the Engineering Support Specialist as well as Plant Engineering to ensure work is efficiently and effectively planned and scheduled.
You will be responsible for personal safety, that of co-workers, and those under your direction by observing and ensuring compliance with all Occupational Health and Safety Rules and Regulations. You will be accountable for environmental performance as it relates to the environmental management system processes and initiatives.
You must be willing to provide support to other generating stations when required and will be expected to travel.
Skills, Capabilities and Experience: You must be an Electrical Engineer or Electrical Engineer in Training. You must have a minimum of five years' relevant experience in a skilled maintenance role. You must have experience in maintaining heavy industrial equipment in a modern power generation facility or other industrial environment. Maintenance planning and scheduling experience is required. You must have strong electrical expertise in troubleshooting and problem solving. Mechanical aptitude would also be considered an asset. You must have experience with a computerized maintenance management system. You must be proficient in MS Office Suite. Previous planning and supervisory experience will be considered assets.
You have demonstrated leadership capabilities including experience building partnerships across and between functional groups as well as leading a team. You are an energetic self-starter who actively participates as a team player. You possess good planning and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize work, complete assigned tasks in a timely manner and work independently. You have a demonstrated ability to problem solve. You have exceptional communication/facilitation skills and a strong customer focus.
At Nova Scotia Power, our employees are our greatest strength. Our Leadership Competencies set standards that advance our business strategy, deliver results for customers, and provide career development for employees. As the ideal candidate for this position you speak up on health, safety, and environment issues, and demonstrate a belief that all injuries are preventable. You support flexibility in the workplace and embrace change. As an Electrical Engineer - Planning you will build strong collaborative relationships with a commitment to a respectful, inclusive, and productive work environment while demonstrating integrity and a commitment to operational excellence for our customers. We encourage you to proactively ask questions and seek information to understand how your work relates to the business goals and make well informed decisions.
Reports to: Maintenance Superintendent
Form of Application: Click the APPLY button at the end of the online job posting. Complete all required information fields and copy and paste your covering letter and resume into the online form.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Must Be Received By: All interested candidates should apply no later than June 21, 2021.
Late applications may not receive consideration.
Recruitment and Promotion Policy: At Nova Scotia Power we believe that it is powerful when everyone is included.
We strongly encourage applications from equity groups who have been historically underrepresented, including members of the visible minority community (especially those from historic African Nova Scotian communities), Indigenous peoples (especially Mi'kmaq), persons with disabilities, and women in non-traditional roles, as well as members of the LGBTQ+ community.
If you are selected for an interview and require a specific accommodation, please advise our Talent Acquisition team and we will support you with the recruitment process.

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About Nova Scotia Power Inc.

Our Greatest Source of Energy is Our People

At Nova Scotia Power our people are our greatest source of energy.  We have a passion for energy—producing and delivering it safely every day to customers across Nova Scotia. Collaboration, innovative thinking and a commitment to sustainability is driving us towards a greener and smarter energy future and we are currently looking for like-minded people to join us.

Interested in learning more about what it’s like to be part of our team? As an employer, our focus is on delivering an exceptional employee experience from the moment you join us. This includes:

  • A Culture Focused on Safety – As a member of our team, you join a workplace that lives by the motto “everybody goes home safe everyday”.
  • Keeping Health and Wellness Top of Mind – Throughout your career with us, you will be offered a range of services and programs that will help you take charge of your overall well-being.
  • Celebrating Diversity - We see the inclusion of diversity of our team as one of our strengths – and something we continue to focus on and strengthen with the help and guidance from our employees on what’s most important to them.
  • Developing Our Teams and Leaders - Leadership isn’t just for our senior team members – all of our employees are leaders. Our focus is on developing our team by providing opportunities for growth, development, and mentorship to ensure the success of our business while we prepare our leaders for the future.
  • Giving Back – We’re Nova Scotians which means it’s important to lend a helping hand in the communities where we live and work across the province.

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