Project Coordinator Co-op Student (Nova Scotia Power)

Project Coordinator Co-op Student
Reference Number: 8064
Department: Hydro
Location: Wreck Cove, NS
Type of Employment: Term, FT (May – August 2021)
*** Applications for this position must include a cover letter, resume and academic transcript (unofficial is
acceptable). ***

Nova Scotia Power’s greatest source of energy is our people. In a culture focused on safety, we’re
committed to providing exceptional service to our customers and rewarding jobs to 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 Project Coordinator Co-op Student at our Wreck Cove Hydro Station.

Please be aware there is a possibility that this will be a work-from-home position should directives from the
Public Health or NS Power recommend this course of action in response to COVID-19.


The successful student will support the Wreck Cove Hydro Station team. Accountabilities include:
• Supporting the engineering team in procuring and tracking long lead items and materials prior to
planned outage;
• Assisting contractors with site orientation and Contractor Safety Program;
• Working with teams of project managers, project engineers, engineering specialists, operations
and maintenance personnel, suppliers, engineering consultants and contractors to assure the
successful completion of projects at Wreck Cove.

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.

Skills, Capabilities and Experience:

The successful incumbent must be enrolled in their third year or higher of an Electrical or Mechanical
Engineering programor Engineering Technology program. The candidate must have exceptional
communication skills, strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills, with good problemsolving techniques. You must be skilled in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint, and analytical skills.

Reports to: Capital Program Manager, Wreck Cove

Form of Application: Apply online

Salary: To commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Must Be Received By: All interested candidates should apply no later than April 20 2021.Late applications may not receive consideration.

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

We value diversity in the workplace and strongly encourage applications from all qualified candidates
including African Nova Scotians and other members of the visible minority community, Aboriginal peoples,
persons with disabilities, and women in non-traditional roles.

Normally, unless otherwise requested in advance, the supervisors of internal candidates selected for an
interview will be contacted in order to facilitate scheduling of the interviews. The supervisor will maintain
the confidentiality of the employee’s application