Supervisor, Project Execution

Department: Program Support Office- East

Location: 715 Milner Ave.

WORK ILLUSTRATION: Reporting to the Manager, Program Support Office (East), the Supervisor, Project Execution is accountable for the end-to-end delivery of an outsourced portfolio of the organization’s capital and maintenance work program. This includes providing technical and administrative guidance and management to selected vendors during the design, pre-construction and construction stages of the projects, monitoring the on-time, on cost completion of assigned work programs to ensure the work meets the distribution system needs, and is constructible with a high degree of safety and reliability built into the design. The incumbent is responsible for supervising a team of technical resources (internal and external), providing coaching, feedback and mentoring on organizational processes and procedures.


The incumbent is expected to behave ethically and follow the established code of business conduct, policies and internal control procedures, laws and regulations governing Toronto Hydro.


Successful candidates must possess the following competencies and will be pre-screened for those bolded, prior to the interview portion of the selection process. Competencies are listed in order of significance.




  • Provides day-to-day iterative guidance and support to assigned vendors to ensure the work package viability (cost, customer, assets function, reliability, safety, and environment) and timely, cost-effective work completion (schedule adherence, actual vs. estimate, change order management) of assigned work programs
  • Participates in both pre and post construction meetings (planned and actual), working closely with the assigned third-party auditor to ensure compliance with all required processes and procedures is maintained during project work
  • Reviews assigned projects and scope packages to ensure material is current and relevant, and validates the assigned contractor has the right skills and experience for the required work (based on previous history and performance
  • Reviews budgetary estimates, and initiates change request process through Program Management, should project scope need to be adjusted
  • Manages the relationships with assigned vendors to ensure project execution is completed according to work plans
  • Leads short-interval planning and review meetings with vendors to ensure safety management, adherence to standards and quality, schedule attainment and resourcing
  • Monitors contractor performance (including legal compliance, non-conformance reports, and compliance to Toronto Hydro policies), identifying issues and solutions to close gaps as required
  • Takes action to mitigate and resolve project delivery issues as they arise with internal and external stakeholders that could impact work program attainment
  • Reviews and oversees external services contractors to ensure the terms of the negotiated agreements are met, including invoicing, budget reconciliation for project, and unit price contract management
  • Participates as a subject matter expert on organizational projects and initiatives, to improve systems, processes and practices                                



  • Undergraduate degree in Engineering or diploma in Electrical Engineering Technology
  • Professional Engineer (P.Eng) or Certified Engineering Technologist (C.E.T) in province of Ontario 
  • Five (5) years of supervisory or project leadership experience in electrical distribution, system planning, design and construction
  • Five (5) years of experience in a utility or commercial/ industrial construction and maintenance environment. 
  • Class G license required
  • Knowledge of OHSA, Toronto Hydro/EUSA Rule Book, Transportation of Dangerous Goods and relevant safety, electrical and environmental legislation and regulations.
  • Familiar with reading electrical drawings, work protection codes, feeder/operating prints, overhead, underground work practices and standards.
  • Understanding of project management methodology, project oversight and control.
  • Develops and administers contracts to leverage external resources to support capital work program.
  • Strong working knowledge of the Microsoft Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Strong stakeholder engagement and influencing skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


Deadline: Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020 at 4:30PM.

Toronto Hydro
Salary Range
$42,000.00 - 69,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Toronto, ON, CA