Substation Site Supervisor (Electrical)

This is an exciting time to join EPTCON! EPTCON (Electrical Power and Transmission Construction) has joined PowerTel, PowerTraxx, and OneLine Engineering under the Columbus Utility Services banner to build a full scope utility organization serving Canada.

EPTCON’s mission is to provide the highest quality, best in class service; professionally, honestly and ethically with the goal of complete customer satisfaction for a fair price. To establish lasting relationships with our customers by being flexible, exceeding our customer’s expectations, and continuously setting new standards of efficiency and effectiveness in safety and quality.

EPTCON is recruiting for a Substation Site Supervisor (Electrical) to join our various project locations throughout Ontario. Reporting to the Project Manager, you will work closely with EPTCON’s team delivering high voltage electrical contracting services. EPTCON will consider qualified candidates from across Canada for this role.


  • Oversee the project, drawing up two (2) week plans, and adhering to project schedule;
  • Ensure that construction is cost effective;
  • Make sure installations are completed on time and are of good quality;
  • Determine the manpower and material resources needed while abiding by union rules;
  • Draft a timescale for the project;
  • Investigate Estimating costs and adhere to Customer/regulatory quality standards;
  • Monitor construction processes and adjust schedules as needed;
  • Be responsible for the selection and maintenance of equipment;
  • Monitor quality standards and implement quality-control programs;
  • Liaise among different departments, e.g. Project Managers, Project Coordinators;
  • Work with Managers to implement EPTCON’s policies and goals;
  • Ensure that health and safety guidelines are followed;
  • Supervise and motivate a team of workers;
  • Review worker performance;
  • Identify training needs; and,
  • Other duties and responsibilities as required.

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Site Supervisor;
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in the industrial sector;
  • Trade Certification in an Electrical discipline;
  • Knowledge in the construction of substation facilities;
  • Experience in the Utility Work Protection Code (UWPC) application. Certification is a plus;
  • Demonstration of successful completion of construction projects;
  • A willingness to travel, often to remote areas where projects are located;
  • A safe work attitude;
  • Computer skills, including a working knowledge of scheduling (MS Project), MS Word and Excel software applications, etc.;
  • Ability to balance competing priorities in a fast-paced environment in order to meet deadlines;
  • Excellent organization skills; and,
  • Strong leadership capabilities, teamwork skills, interpersonal and communication skills.

EPTCON Ltd. offers an excellent working environment, competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. Qualified candidates can forward their resume and cover letter, including salary expectations to

We would request that you do not communicate with the company by phone.

Only those selected for interview will be contacted.


EPTCON Ltd. at Electricity Forum


560 Sheldon Drive
Cambridge, Ontario, Canada, N1T 0A4

EPTCON Ltd. (Electrical Power and Transmission Construction) is a specialized, privately held, high voltage electrical contracting firm that provides the highest quality in products and services for electrical utilities, independent power producers and large power users. Services include: Complete "Turn-Key" Systems that include Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Refurbishment, Testing, Commissioning, and Maintenance of Switch-yards, Substations and High Voltage Equipment Relay Panel Construction, Testing and Commissioning Modular Pre-wired Protection and Control Buildings Installation of Overhead Transmission and Distribution Lines Installation of Underground Transmission and Distribution Systems

Job Information

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Job Type

Full Time

Career Level



Electrical Engineer - Substation



Cambridge, Ontario,