Summer 2021 Co-op – Engineering Co-op Student – Nova Scotia Power – Halifax, NS

  • Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Deadline: January 26, 2021

Engineering Co-op Student

Reference Number: 7888

Department: Operational Systems

Location: Ragged Lake Control Centre, Ragged Lake, Halifax County

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 Engineering Co-op Student.


As the successful candidate, you will work with the operational technology supporting NS Powers
Geographic Interface System (GIS), Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition System (SCADA) and
Advanced Distribution Management System (ADMS) systems. Your work will include:

• Participating in projects to advance the current use of these systems and projects to
introduce new functionality to them.

• Completing studies on and analysis of the data collected by the OT system.

• Updating and developing business process and compliance documents to support OT systems.

• Hold safety paramount in all activities

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:

You must be working towards an Electrical Engineering degree and be in your 1st or 2nd year of

You must be motivated and self-directed and have the ability to work with limited supervision. You
must demonstrate excellent computer skills. Familiarity with Excel macros programming, and/or
power system courses an asset.

Must Be Received By: All interested candidates should apply no later than January 26, 2021.

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.