Mgr Projects and Engineering – Digital Nova Scotia – Leading Digital Industry

Mgr Projects and Engineering

Nova Scotia Power’s greatest source of energy is our people. In a culture focused on safety and our customers, we’re committed to providing exceptional energy services to Nova Scotians and rewarding careers for 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 Manager Projects and Engineering.

Accountabilities: This position will be responsible for the development and execution of the multi-year thermal generation capital programs for Tufts Cove and Combustion Turbines. This will include working with plant management and technical staff to identify projects to improve plant safety, reliability, efficiency, and environmental compliance. The position will be accountable for the following:

  • Lead and develop a team of engineers and technologists, providing mentorship to other staff.
  • Collaborate with engineering, operations, and maintenance to implement projects and engineering solutions
  • Take action to resolve operational problems and minimize delays
  • Ensure the team is planning resources, materials, construction, quality, budgeting, forecasting, regulatory requirements, and project close out
  • Conduct meetings, workshops and prepare reports to communicate status of key projects and initiatives
  • Ensure management processes and procedures are implemented to support completion of the capital program
  • Supporting daily operations and providing engineering assistance in support of safety improvements, process improvements, equipment modifications, and cost reduction initiatives
  • Oversight of project governance through the development, implementation, monitoring, and execution phases
  • Promotion of a continuous improvement culture to improve tools, systems, and business processes

You will be responsible for your personal safety and that of co-workers, 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.

Skills, Capabilities and Experience: A 3-5-year professional engineer designation with management experience and membership or eligible for membership with Engineers Nova Scotia is required. A degree in electrical or mechanical engineering is preferred. A project management background along with strong analytical and computer skills and an aptitude for process analysis is required. You will have exemplary interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with key operating, maintenance, engineering, and management staff. You must be a self-starter with proven organizational skills and the ability to mange multiple tasks and assignments simultaneously. You must demonstrate your commitment to personal development.

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. You 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. Lastly, 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: Senior Plant Manager, Tuft’s Cove and Combustion Turbines

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 July 21, 2022.

Late applications may not receive consideration.

Recruitment and Promotion Policy: When filling vacant positions, we are determined to hire the best candidates available. We are 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.

In accordance with Emera’s occupational health and safety program and the Emera Vaccine Program, subject to any approved accommodation, all employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. For clarity, “fully vaccinated” means 14 days since having the number of doses or combination of doses of a vaccine approved by Health Canada or local public health agencies in the jurisdiction in which they will be employed.

At Emera we value diversity, equity, and inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from all qualified candidates, including persons who identify as racially visible, Indigenous, persons with disabilities, women in underrepresented roles and members of the LGBTQ+ community. Applicants from these equity groups may self-identify through the on-line application process. Emera supports candidates and employees with access and accommodation needs.

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.