Distributed Energy Resources Planning – University Co-Op Student

48893 – Toronto – Temporary – 16 months

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.

It’s an exciting time to join the team at Hydro One!

You will be a member of a team responsible for:

Distributed Energy Resources (DER) planning including completing and reviewing DER connection assessments for Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) and distributed generation including solar, wind, natural gas, biogas, etc.

DER power system studies regarding impact to the distribution system, power quality and reliability

DER project funding and DER investment planning support

DER hosting capacity publishing and maintenance

DER technical interconnection requirements

Your job duties may include:

Reviewing DER technical interconnection applications for accuracy

Maintaining DER hosting capacity technical accuracy and data

Supporting DER connection assessment impact power system studies and minor revisions utilizing tools such as CYME

Supporting release of funds for DER projects in SAP

Utilizing Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software to update DER data and performing queries in CRM for reporting purposes

Developing scripts/automation in Excel or Microsoft Dynamics 365 CRM

This job will provide you with the following professional development:

Technical and problem solving skills with regards to electrical power distribution systems, distributed energy resources, and power system studies.

Being part of a team working on the latest developments in the DER industry such as microgrids, Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS), grid-connected smart inverters, EVs and smart grid.

Organization structure and business relationships

Communication oral and written skills

Teamwork and interpersonal skills

Leadership skills

Job Requirements:

Discipline: Electrical Engineering or related

Academic Level: Completed 3rd year or higher and completed a power systems course.

Desirable: knowledge of power system fundamentals, software scripting/programming experience, communication skills, teamwork skills, attention to details.

Hydro One requires that all students applying for student opportunities be enrolled in post-secondary level studies and be returning to full-time studies upon the completion of their work term. Exceptions will be made in cases where students require a work term in order to graduate. Only applications submitted via Hydro One’s career page will be accepted.

If you are an international student, please ensure you have obtained a proper work permit and a Social Insurance Number (SIN). Speak with your school’s career centre if you have any questions about acquiring this documentation.

At Hydro One we understand that the success and strength of our business rests with our people. When we develop their skills, we are investing in both their success and ours. To secure the best talent, we seek to create a workforce that reflects the diverse populations of the communities where we live and work and to create a culture based on safety, innovation and inclusiveness.

We are honoured to be recognized by Forbes in its list of Canada’s Best Employers for 2024.

Thank you for considering a career with Hydro One, we welcome applications from all qualified candidates. If you are having difficulty using our online application system and you need an accommodation due to a disability, please email [email protected]. Hydro One will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in the job application process.

Deadline: February 26, 2024

**Please note that students are to apply to a maximum of 3 co-op positions per term.

In the event you are experiencing difficulties applying to this job please consult our help page here.

Originally posted on Himalayas


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