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Northwest Territories Power Corporation

Asset Manager, Transmission & Distribution

Canada-Northwest Territories-Hay River


Job Description

Reporting to the Director, Transmission and Distribution, the Asset Manager provides asset management services for the Corporation’s transmission and distribution systems.


  • Manages the Corporation’s assets for transmission, distribution and substation systems to ensure that initiatives, tasks/projects with regards to asset purchase, maintenance, replacement and retirement are completed effectively, safely and efficiently.
  • In consultation with other NTPC’s departments, develops a corporate asset inventory and subsequently updates this inventory on an annual basis.
  • Carry out condition assessment of 1/3 of assets every year, analyse business risk due to their conditions, and develop 20 year capital plan to replace the assets of transmission, distribution and substations.
  • Develop scope, estimated cost, priority and business cases of capital projects and get budgets approved.
  • Implement predictive maintenance program to take proactive action to perform corrective actions on necessary assets before they fail utilising computer maintenance management system (CMMS).
  • Execute capital and vegetation management projects within the scope schedule and budget.
  • Provide technical support services to others for management of the assets.
  • Prepares Requests-for-Proposals (RFPs). Carries out the analysis of RFPs received, recommending the selection of appropriate consultants.
  • Assists in establishing Key Performance Indicators (KPI), for T&D to ensure that management strategy meets its annual goals.
  • Takes part in the development and selection of T&D technical standards, procedures and policies.
  • Supervision of T&D Engineer


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil, Electrical or Mechanical engineering.
  • Minimum of 8 years of distribution utility experience as a Professional Engineer.
  • Eligibility for registration with NAPEG as a Professional Engineer in a relevant Discipline.
  • Experience in Asset Management in a utility setting with Transmission & Distribution.
  • Accomplished computer skills (MS Office suite, MS Project, Outlook, etc.) and ability to apply relevant design software.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills.
  • Above average interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment.
  • Experience with design, construction and maintenance of assets situated in a northern environment.
  • Must undergo a successful criminal background check.

Salary pays up to $151,319 plus location, and accommodation allowances of approximately $7,773 per annum.  We offer a comprehensive benefits package, which includes Health and Dental Benefits, Long-term Disability, Life Insurance, paid Sick Days and a Defined Pension Plan.

Please send resumes to:
Human Resources
Northwest Territories Power Corporation
Please quote competition #: 42-HR-16
Closing Date: January 6, 2017 at 5:00pm (MT)

Affirmative Action Employer - Candidates must clearly identify eligibility status in order to receive priority consideration.

We thank all those who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.


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Northwest Territories Power Corporation
Posting Date: 14-Dec-2016Engineering Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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