Work Plan Mgr, Transmission

February 28, 2024

Job Description

Work Plan Mgr, Transmission

ID 2024-2679
Category Management
Position Type Full-Time


Job Title: Work Plan Manager, Transmission
Company, Department: Nova Scotia Power, Energy Delivery Services
Location: Lakeside, N.S.
Type of Employment: Regular, Full Time
Closing Date: March 8, 2024
Reference Number: 2024-2679

The Opportunity

We are looking for a Work Plan Manager, Transmission to join our Energy Delivery Services team. Reporting to the Senior Engineer, Transmission Capital, you will be responsible for the forecasting, organizing, planning, resource assignment, and tracking of Nova Scotia Power’s Transmission work.

Key elements of this role include:

  • Analyzing all Transmission work and resources to determine the optimal work plan and resource assignment, integrating various factors such as capital and operating budget objectives, customer service level and performance standards, maintenance compliance, and work efficiency.
  • Both the short- and long-term planning of work and resources, including the need to coordinate required equipment and line outages between regions, distribution, and transmission groups and with the control center.
  • Accurate and timely reporting of capital project and operating work portfolio status and for providing regular financial and resource forecasts for the program.
  • Maintaining effective relationships with Nova Scotia Power capital program stakeholders in various areas of the business to ensure work plans are understood and processes and procedures are in place to support successful execution of the capital program.
  • Working closely with external contractors to ensure assigned work is managed to the requirements of Nova Scotia Power.
  • Working with all parties to troubleshoot and resolve the challenges and issues relating to the planning and execution of all Transmission line work.

The successful candidate will be responsible for personal safety and that of co-workers by observing and ensuring compliance with all Occupational Health and Safety Rules and Regulations. They will be accountable for environmental performance as it relates to the environmental management system processes and initiatives.


You must be flexible and be available for overtime during peak seasons and after hour emergency service restoration.

These skills will make you successful:

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

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business or minimum five years related experience.
  • Experience working for a regulated utility business would be considered an asset.
  • Experience managing multiple projects, scheduling and resource allocation.
  • Team player who is a highly analytical, creative problem solver with strong communication skills.
  • Strategic user of technological tools such as Maximo, G4/Field Service, CIS, and Microsoft Office, and is knowledgeable in the areas of scheduling, planning, forecasting.
  • This position may require travel, you must possess a valid driver’s license with a clear driver’s abstract.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

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 8, 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, 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