Transmission Lead - Canada

Date: Jan 30, 2024

Location: Mississauga, ON, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 88913 

Job Category: Engineering 

Location: Mississauga, ON, Canada 

Join a company that is passionately committed to the pursuit of a better world through positive change. With more than 65 years of business and technical expertise in mining, energy, and infrastructure, our 10,000 colleagues in 150 countries tirelessly work toward bettering the industries in which we operate. With practical solutions that are safe, innovative and sustainable, we think globally while acting locally. Are you looking for an opportunity to join a diverse group of professionals who are committed to remaining exceptional? We look forward to hearing from you.


Our energy expertise in the oil and gas sector comprises the entire value chain - upstream, midstream, and downstream; and in the power sector includes thermal, nuclear, waterpower, renewable, hybrid, transmission and distribution, and grid modernization. Join our vision of a low-carbon world and help make positive change!


The global energy transition is upon us. As we shift to a low carbon world, meeting the growing demand for energy will require revolutionary thinking and a variety of resources. While the market is challenging, these challenges present the biggest opportunities and catalysts for change. 
Hatch’s Energy group partners with clients to provide comprehensive plans that incorporate all aspects of their projects. Our energy expertise in the oil and gas sector comprises the entire value chain—upstream, midstream, and downstream; and in the power sector includes thermal, nuclear, waterpower, renewable, hybrid, transmission and distribution, and grid modernization. Join our team today and help make a difference!


The Hatch Energy group is seeking a Transmission Line Regional Manager for Canada to work in eGRID. Reporting to the Senior Director – Power Transmission & Integration, you will focus on securing and delivering Canadian Transmission Projects while supporting projects globally working from our Mississauga, Vancouver, Montreal or Winnipeg office.


As the successful candidate, you will:

  • Design and engineering of high voltage overhead transmission lines from conceptual design through to construction. Design activities include route selections, conductor selection, rating studies, insulation designs, structure design, structure spotting, preparation of functional specifications for design, material and construction and coordinating of civil and structural designs of transmission lines.
  • Support our existing clients in Canada, the US and globally.
  • Further develop and lead our transmission team in Canada
  • Secure projects and MSA with key clients in Canada
  • Write technical papers and present at conferences to demonstrate expertise in the field and engage clients
  • Support the Business Unit in business development including fostering relationships with existing clients, preparing proposals for new work, identifying market areas, and pitching clients
  • Work collaboratively in a fast-paced, multidisciplinary team environment
  • Conduct site visits, factory visits, field assessments and client engagement meetings
  • Preparing cost and budget estimates and feasibility studies.
  • Preparing work methodologies, execution plans and schedules.
  • Projects management and execution of transmission projects
  • Support for risk assessments and resolution of constructability issues.
  • Preparing proposals for engineering of transmission line projects.
  • Delivering transmission line design projects in accordance with project scope, schedule, budget and procedures.
  • Resolving overall design/project execution issues, as required.
  • Ability to take on a project engineer and/or project manager role as required.


You bring to the role:

  • Professional Engineer registered with PEO (or equivalent), or the ability to obtain registration.
    15 years experience in design of transmission lines.
  • Strong proficiency using PLS software suite: PLS-CADD, PLS-POLE and PLS-TOWER.
  • Proficiency in using various engineering tools for design of transmission lines.
  • Familiarity with structural and civil design aspects for transmission lines.
  • Understanding with applicable codes, standards and regulations applicable to transmission line design in Canada and overseas.
  • Experience using GIS software packages like ArcGIS is an asset.
  • Experience in field construction is an asset.
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power point

Competencies (knowledge, skill, attributes):

  • Good understanding of engineering and business fundamentals as they apply to engineering problems and projects
  • Ability to learn quickly and to take on new challenges
  • Collaborative team player with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Shows critical and creative thinking and problem solving, and brings forward solutions for our clients' toughest problems.


Why join us?

What we offer you?


  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally


Don't meet every single requirement? You don't need to. At Hatch, we are building a diverse, inclusive workplace that fosters innovation. If you're interested in this role, we encourage you to apply even if your past experiences don't perfectly align with the skills we've listed.


We're committed to fostering a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate and serve. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to age, race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran, or any other protected status. If you have any accommodation requirements, please let us know. We'll do our best to meet your needs in accordance with applicable local legislation.


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