Emera Inc.:Nova Scotia Power Civil Engineer, Substations (13 Month Maternity Leave) Temporary in Lakeside, PE

Emera Inc.:Nova Scotia Power

Branch Lakeside PE CA

Civil Engineer, Substations (13 Month Maternity Leave)
Lakeside, PE

Provision of technical expertise in matters related to substation civil engineering. The successful candidate will possess a Civil Engineering degree with 5-10…

Nova Scotia Power’s greatest source of energy is our people. In a culture focused on safety, we’re committed to providing exceptional service to our customers and rewarding jobs to our employees. We’re hiring solution-minded people excited to help us grow into the future. We are currently looking to fill the position of Civil Engineer – Substations (13 month term).

Accountabilities: As a member of the T&D Technical Services team, you will be responsible for all aspects of civil engineering within the substation, including:

Detailed design of substation structures; steel and wood

Detailed design of substation footings; primarily reinforced concrete

Site development/drainage design

Topographical survey and geotechnical report analysis

Provision of technical expertise in matters related to substation civil engineering

Cost estimates for substation civil projects

Planning and preparation of technical specifications that support the NSPI capital plan

Project management on a variety of substation projects

Keep abreast of industry development, standards, regulations, codes

Identify and initiate projects that add value to Nova Scotia Power

Contribute to a work environment based on mutual trust and respect while carrying out all work in a safe and effective manner

Some travel may be required.

You will be responsible for your personal safety and that of your co-workers by observing all Occupational Health and Safety Rules and Regulations.

Skills, Capabilities and Experience: The successful candidate will possess a Civil Engineering degree with 5-10 years’ experience. Experience directly related to the design of substation structures and footings would be ideal. The candidate has demonstrated strong organizational and management skills in designing, and managing projects. You are a team player, possess a high level of initiative, have good communication skills, and work well under pressure. You must be a professional engineer licensed to practice in Canada.

Reports to: Senior Engineer, T&D Technical Services

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 August 13, 2015.

Late applications may not receive consideration.

Recruitment and Promotion Policy: When filling vacant positions, we are determined to hire the best candidates available. We’re committed to providing employees with a fair and equal opportunity to compete for jobs. Hiring and promotion of employees is based on skills, capabilities, knowledge and demonstrated abilities.

We value diversity in the workplace and strongly encourage applications from all qualified candidates including African Nova Scotians and other members of the visible minority community, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and women in non-traditional roles.

Normally, unless otherwise requested in advance, the supervisors of internal candidates selected for an interview will be contacted in order to facilitate scheduling of the interviews. The supervisor will maintain the confidentiality of the employee’s application.

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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Morell, PE, CA
Posted on: 2015-07-31
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