Wednesday , September 27 2023

Hydro One Employment – Senior Advisor, Business Continuity & Emergency Planning

Website Hydro One

Job Description:

Hydro One is proud to be the largest electricity transmission and distribution provider in Ontario, serving nearly 1.4 million customers. We have a long history in the industry with our roots dating back over 110 years to 1906. Since then, we have worked to grow and evolve to meet the changing needs of our customers and communities across Ontario. Today, we’re focused on providing exceptional customer service and ensuring we are building safe communities where we live, work and play.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide assistance with the development, management and continuous improvement of Hydro One’s Emergency Management & Business Continuity Program.
  • Provide expert advice, guidance and assistance to the lines of business for the identification of threats to business continuity, and identify and develop risk mitigation strategies, plans and procedures to protect Hydro One’s assets and staff.
  • Participate in the develop and execution of systems used for Emergency Management and Business Continuity
  • Assist, Company subsidiaries with emergency preparedness planning, business continuity planning and liaise with external agencies/stakeholders and communities served by Hydro One.
  • Develop, implement and monitor management systems and measures to ensure company compliance to market rule and regulatory requirements for emergency management and system reliability.
  • Assist with the coordination and direction for Hydro One’s emergency management and business continuity programs.
  • Perform data processing assignments for the unit including inputting and extracting data, maintaining and updating data on various computerized systems.
  • Maintain records and files.
  • Review actual contingency situations, identifying improvement opportunities to prevent or mitigate future occurrences.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of companywide emergency management and business continuity plans and contingency planning.
  • Monitor, track, test, and report on the status of the programs, partnering with lines of business to mature the overall program and creating training and presentation material.
  • Provide lines of business with expert advice and guidance in the identification and management of risks to business continuity.

Job Requirements:

  • Good interpersonal skills. The successful candidate will work in a team environment
  • Requires professional level oral and written communication skills, and demonstrated experience in developing contingency plans and procedures
  • Experience in providing training and making presentations will be an asset
  • Experience with Excel. Knowledge and understanding of databases will be an asset
  • Requires a detailed knowledge of emergency preparedness & business continuity management, hazard vulnerability and risk assessment to implement and manage emergency preparedness activities and participate in companywide emergency preparedness planning
  • Requires an in-depth knowledge of regulatory and market rule requirements specifically for Power System Reliability pertaining to emergency preparedness, emergency response and Power System Restoration
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and manage priorities
  • Requires demonstrated experience in operational emergency response and including development and execution of emergency drills and exercises
  • Requires detailed knowledge and experience in emergency preparedness and business continuity principles and protection of critical infrastructure as it relates to the transmission and distribution business, cyber security and supporting services
  • This knowledge is considered to be normally acquired through the completion of 4 years of university with specialized training/courses in emergency and disaster management, incident management or through experiential knowledge gained by participating in the company’s emergency response organization
  • Requires knowledge and experience working with municipal governments, provincial emergency management and federal government ministries
  • Requires good interpersonal skills

Job Details:

Company: Hydro One

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Barrie, ON, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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