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9 Oct 2020


Northwest Territories Power Corporation –  Hay River, Northwest Territories

Job Description

Hay River, NT, Canada

Northwest Territories Power Corporation (“NTPC”) is a wholly owned subsidiary of NT Hydro, which in turn is owned 100 percent by the Government of the Northwest Territories. NTPC distributes electricity to end-use consumers in 26 of the 33 communities in the NWT and supplies electricity on a wholesale basis to two distributing
utilities. NTPC’s facilities include hydroelectric, diesel, and LNG (liquefied natural gas) generation plants, transmission systems and numerous isolated electrical distribution systems. NTPC also owns and operates alternative energy assets used for the supply of residual heat, solar power and co-generation.

The Northwest Territories Power Corporation is currently seeking a Director, Transmission & Distribution to provide strategic direction and leadership and management of the Corporation’s Transmission and Distribution (“T&D”) operations.

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Director will ensure efficient planning and delivery of T&D services to meet the ongoing operational needs of the Corporation and the development of guidelines to ensure consistent, quality and cost-effective operations.

As the successful candidate, you will have an engineering degree and 5 years of directly related experience or a minimum of 15 years of directly related experience in transmission and distribution at a journeyman level as a Power Linesman. This will be combined with a minimum of 10 years of proven progressively responsible supervisory and management experience. You will have experience in the design, operation and maintenance of transmission and distribution facilities and full technical knowledge to effectively track and record operational performance and develop guidelines and standards. You are a respected professional with a demonstrated ability to effectively lead from and carry out an organizational mission and vision in a way that enhances organizational performance. Your ability to develop a high performing team is second to none.

This position is based in Hay River. Hay River is located on the south shore of Great Slave Lake. Hay River has the best beach in the North, great fishing and is in close proximity to stunning waterfalls. Visit for more information about Hay River.

How to Apply

If you are ready to take a leadership role in ensuring a positive future for the Northwest Territories, please contact Boyden’s Calgary office at 403-410-6700 or forward your resumé and related materials to

Online applications will receive an automated confirmation, however only those under consideration for the role will be contacted.

Affirmative Action Employer - Candidates must clearly identify eligibility status in order to receive priority consideration.

Job Categories: Other. Job Types: Full-Time. Advertised until: 2020-11-08

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