Asset Management Engineer / Specialist – Reliability and Performance

Job Description

Asset Management Engineer / Specialist – Reliability and Performance

ID 2024-2658
Category Asset Management
Position Type Full-Time


Job Title: Asset Management Engineer / Specialist – Reliability and Performance
Company, Department: Nova Scotia Power – Enterprise Asset Management
Location:  Halifax, NS
Type of Employment: Regular, Full-time – Hybrid
Closing Date: March 12, 2028
Reference Number: 2024-2658

The Opportunity

We are looking for a Asset Management Engineer – Reliability and Performance within Enterprise Asset Management’s Risk & Reliability Team. Reporting to the Manager, Asset Performance, you will play a key role in establishing, managing, and maintaining the asset performance data and key inputs to risk profiles for generation assets throughout Nova Scotia Power’s fleet. You will provide support to power production and asset management teams for long-term investment planning, generation equipment reporting, and Nova Scotia Power’s Fuel Adjustment Mechanism. This role is dynamic, and the successful candidate will be expected to identify opportunities for, and lead process improvements, including automation.

Key elements of this role include:

  • Generation Equipment Reliability tracking for all Power Production facilities through regular engagement with operations staff to document root cause of outage events or equipment derates;
  • Technical lead for GE’s Asset Performance Management module for Generation Availability Analysis (GAA) reporting.
  • Generation equipment performance analysis and monthly reliability reporting using tools such as Excel and Tableau;
  • Monitoring compliance with preventative maintenance plans, and identifying opportunities for maintenance strategy optimizations; and
  • Compilation of monthly Hydro generation production reporting.

These skills will make you successful:

To thrive in this role, you recognize yourself in most of the following competencies and skills listed below:

  • Engineering degree with membership or eligible for membership with Engineers Nova Scotia. Minimum 5 years’ experience in plant maintenance, reliability, and/or asset management roles. We may consider an alternative combination of education and extensive utility experience.
  • Relevant experience in a plant maintenance, reliability, or asset management role in a utility organization or other heavy industrial environment.
  • Experience with a computerized maintenance management system and are proficient in MS Office Suite.
  • Strong communication skills, attention to detail, and familiarity with Plant Maintenance, Plant Operations, or Power Production Engineering is required. Experience with DirectLine, Maximo, GE APM, Tableau, and/or performance analytics would be considered an asset. Familiarity with CEA (Canadian Electricity Association) and NERC (North American Electric Reliability Corporation) reporting standards would also be considered a benefit.
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities including experience building partnerships across and between functional groups.
  • Energetic self-starter who actively participates as a team player.
  • You have good planning and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize work, complete assigned tasks in a timely manner, and work independently.
  • You have a demonstrated ability to problem solve. You have exceptional communication/facilitation skills and a strong customer focus.

We understand that experience comes in many forms, and we’re dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team. So, if your experience is close to what we’ve listed above, please consider applying.

Learn more about our culture and values

At the Emera Group of Companies, you’ll be part of an inclusive, respectful workplace where everyone is welcomed and supported. Come build a career as unique as you are: making an impact from Atlantic Canada to the world. Your experience and perspective will help us to safely deliver cleaner, more reliable energy to our customers.


If working in an innovative environment, challenging yourself, and shaping a cleaner energy future inspires you, we want to hear from you. Apply by March 12, 2024 and let us know why this role is right for you.

The perks of joining our team? We offer:

Flexibility: Hybrid work model with 2 flexible remote workdays.

Health & Wellbeing: A comprehensive benefits plan, 24/7 access to virtual health care services for you and your family through Dialogue, access to a free on-site fitness centre, Employee and Family Assistance Program, parental leave top-up plan and wellness benefits.

Grow Your Career: Opportunities to advance within and between our affiliate companies, a focus on employee development and available sponsored education programs.

Community Engagement & Care: Corporate investments in the places where our people live and work, mentoring opportunities, fundraising-matching, volunteer programs, various committees and employee resource groups, and scholarships for children of employees.

Competitive Compensation: Short-term incentive plans and a Defined Contribution Pension Plan.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Emera

As one of Atlantic Canada’s largest publicly traded companies, we are ranked one of Canada’s Top 100 EmployersTop Employers for Young People and Top Diversity Employers. We know our success is driven by our dedicated teams and we strongly encourage applications from all qualified candidates, including persons who identify as racially visible, Indigenous, persons with disabilities, women in underrepresented roles and members of the 2SLGBTQ+ community.

Applicants from these equity groups may self-identify through the online application process. We support candidates and employees with access and accommodation needs and encourage you to let us know when you require accommodation.

Recruitment & Promotion Policy

The success of the Emera Company is driven by its people: a strong team with a shared commitment to support the Emera Company mission and values. The purpose of our recruitment policy is to provide a consistent framework to support fair and equitable attraction, hiring, and retention of the best talent for vacant positions. We are dedicated to maintaining a fair hiring process that provides equitable opportunities to all our applicants and is guided by our company values.