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At Hydro Ottawa, we empower the lives of the people in the communities we serve.

As the electricity distributor to the Nation’s Capital, our work powers the essential activities that make up our lives – at home, at work and at play. And as Ontario’s largest municipally-owned producer of green power, we are leading the way to a greener tomorrow.

We are seeking a Supervisor, Stations, a change champion and innovative leader ready to embrace the opportunity to guide and mentor others, and enable them to do their best work. And in doing so, to leave a legacy.

Are you ready to make a difference in our community?


The Supervisor, Stations is responsible for the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical apparatus at 85 substations, ensuring that all safety rules, regulations and standards are followed. The staff supervised is comprised of technicians, electricians, mechanics, and apprentices.


Supervision of an annual budget of $2-3 million.
Ensure a clear understanding of job requirements and risks outlined in the work order by following up with Operations staff, developing work orders and risk management plans.
Continuously review and implement human resource planning by assisting with the selection of staff, ensuring appropriate training is provided, delegating tasks and assignments, defining goals, communicating feedback on performance and ensuring strict adherence to all Health and Safety standards and other applicable laws and regulations.
Collaborate with Project Managers to ensure timely and cost efficient execution of capital projects
Ensure the quantity and quality of the work progresses, as it should by adjusting schedules as required to deal with emergencies and other unforeseen problems.
Ensure that work is completed safely and in the event of accident ensure quick response including follow up with authorities and safety representative, completion of paperwork.
Ensure completion and certification of jobs for payment to Contractors by signing off on work orders.
Ensure planned maintenance and reconciliation of utilization against work orders for costing and charging purposes by keeping records of labour costs, equipment and material used and year of production.
Ensure power outages are minimized by using maximum judgment in planning repairs, by coordinating switching orders to isolate the problem areas, by rerouting power to minimize customer irritants and by cooperating with other utilities in handling emergency calls.
Supervise responses to emergency calls including participating in the manager-on-call roster; interfacing with Hydro One and other utilities that may be affected; interfacing with Customer Communications and/or the public regarding complaints and requests for information.
Ensure improved efficiency, effectiveness, productivity, quality, accuracy and safety by recommending new or improved work methods and techniques, maintaining working tools and equipment in sound operational condition, and writing out work orders for repairs and recovery costs, as well as keeping records of contractor work and billings, preparing reports for the Ministry of Labour and supervising designated contractors.
Ensure Hydro Ottawa policies and procedures are followed by staff and provide feedback to staff including progressive discipline as required


Community College diploma or OACETT certification with a minimum of 5 years in utility operations, or
Substation Electrician certification with 10 years experience.
Strong computer skills; proficient in the use of office productivity and collaboration tools, preferably G Suite
Valid driver’s license – Class G


English language skills essential, bilingualism (French/English) or other languages an asset.

This is a management group opportunity and salary will be commensurate with qualifications.

Hydro Ottawa offers a Hybrid Work Model. Hybrid work is position specific, the details of which the hybrid model will be discussed with successful candidates.

Hydro Ottawa  may use artificial intelligence (“AI”) during the recruitment process to aid in the screening and selection of candidates.

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