Utility Distribution Powerline Designer
CIMA+ Toronto
Mississauga, ON LV W, CAN
5d ago


The Utility Distribution Power Line Designer’s mission is to work within a team of designers to design efficient and reliable distribution lines and perform relevant design tasks as required.

The Designer will coordinate within activities to maintain project schedules and ensure successful project within budget and client satisfaction.


  • Perform site visits to determine the nature of work required (poles, conductors, anchors, equipment condition assessment);
  • Utilize GIS data to design overhead & underground distribution networks;
  • Research land ownership; make easement applications;
  • Prepare construction drawings for proposed distribution systems (OH and UG);
  • Produce job estimates, bills of material, labour & enter material acquisition requests;
  • Circulate proposed plans for review and comment by utility and city stakeholders;
  • Complete applications for all applicable municipality construction permits;
  • Coordinate project schedules with utilities and contractors;
  • Design and / or verification of third-party attachments on utility poles and obtain approvals;
  • Interact with internal / external contacts as necessary for design details;
  • Produce regular project status update reports;
  • Review of designs in order to ensure accuracy, perform quality control and quality checks prior to project release;
  • Ensure completed work adheres to engineering and construction standards and Ontario Regulation 22 / 04;
  • Prepare as-built construction drawings.
  • Profile

  • A College degree in a related field ;
  • Minimum of three (3) years experience in developing designs for overhead pole lines, underground duct and conduit systems and residential subdivision systems;
  • C.E.T. certification is required;
  • Working knowledge of overhead and underground distribution construction standards, Familiar with CSA standard
  • C22-3 no 1-15, C22.3 no 7-15 and Ontario Regulation 22 / 04 (ESA);
  • Working knowledge on Power Utility projects of utility preferences and Utility construction & design practices;
  • Working knowledge of CAD in the preparation of line design drawings (e.g., AutoCad, MicroStation);
  • Working knowledge on various Utility GIS platforms for accessing electrical asset data;
  • Ability to communicate clearly, concisely and effectively, Ability to create effective working relationships with fellow employees, clients' representatives, government agencies and the public;
  • Knowledge of Ontario Local Distribution Company Standards and system applications in the GTA will be considered as an advantage;
  • Good standing and records with OACETT; can be an advantage;
  • Valid Class G (Ontario) driving licence.
  • Benefits

  • Flexible schedules
  • Salary increase based on performance
  • Sick leave and personal leave
  • Comprehensive benefit plan upon hiring
  • Matched pension plan upon hiring
  • Possibility of investing in a company profit-sharing plan
  • For your career

  • Continuous training and development program
  • Reimbursement of professional association membership cotisation
  • Recognition programs
  • Advanced technology tools
  • For you and your loved ones

  • Wellness program
  • Corporate discounts : such as mobile services, fitness center, home and auto insurance, software
  • And much more!

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