Company : Manitoba Hydro
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Manitoba

Full Description


Winnipeg, MB
Manitoba Hydro is consistently recognized as one of Manitoba's Top Employers!

Manitoba Hydro is a leader among energy companies in North America, recognized for providing highly reliable service and
exceptional customer satisfaction. Join our team of Manitoba's best as we continue to build a company that supports innovation,
commitment and customer service.

We are seeking a Professional Engineer to join our Distribution Engineering Department. Under the general direction of the
Customer Service Design Engineer, the Design Engineer is responsible for working with a team of highly skilled technical staff and
consultants to design overhead and underground residential and commercial electrical distribution systems within the City of
Winnipeg Region for 66kV and below. The Design Engineer will be responsible for the review and sealing of design drawings and
collaborating with internal and external customers to ensure customer needs are met in a safe and cost-effective manner.


  • Provide engineering design support and project management for overhead and underground residential and commercial
distribution projects within the greater City of Winnipeg area, including all additions and modifications ensuring safety,
compliance with standards, and cost efficiency are met.
  • Assist in the implementation of other customer service and customer driven system improvement projects including the review
and sealing of design drawings of all types.
  • Liaise with customers to ensure customer needs are met both technical and scheduling.
  • Monitor and report on project scheduling and capital spending forecasts.
  • Represent the department externally, on all technical aspects related to distribution design.
  • Develop and participate in process improvement initiatives related to distribution systems including working with outside
consultants and contractors.
  • Work closely with Winnipeg Planning and Distribution Standards to implement new design concepts related to advanced
distribution automation, distribution supply centers, and distributed energy resources.
  • Design, review, assume professional responsibility of as well as supervise the preparation of work order packages
(construction drawings, bills of materials and cost estimates) for distribution design projects.
  • Perform field checks and review completed as-built work orders for technical compliance.
  • Liaise with other internal Departments, as well as other Utilities, Government. Departments and Municipalities concerning
technical and process requirements.
  • Review proposed planning reports to ensure recommendations are practical and can be implemented safely.
  • Ensure that recommendations contained in planning and protection reports and memos are implemented in work orders
issued from the section.
  • Assume delegated responsibility in absence of the Customer Service Design Engineer.


  • Graduate in Electrical Engineering from a recognized University with a minimum of six years of related experience and a
broad knowledge of electrical distribution systems.
  • Must be a registered member of Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba.
  • Demonstrated ability in report writing and in preparing and making oral presentations.
  • Demonstrated comprehensive knowledge of both Corporate and Industry Standards in the field of electrical utility distribution
system and comprehensive knowledge in Underground Residential Distribution.
  • Capable of devising new methods or modifying standard principles or practices to new or changing conditions.
  • Good knowledge of Corporation policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Display initiative in handling involved and adverse technical problems.
  • Possess a valid Class 5 Province of Manitoba Driver's Licence.


Reference Code: CO56529703-01

Great Benefits

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Defined-benefit pension plan.
  • Nine-day work cycle which normally results in every other Monday off, providing for a balanced approach to work, family life

and community.

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Visit to learn more about this position and to apply online. The deadline for applications is
October 8, 2021.

We thank you for your interest and will contact you if you are selected for an interview.

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