Turks and Caicos Islander and FortisTCI Employee Daylon Joseph Undertakes Temporary Employment in Canada with Fortis Group of Companies

CUSTOMER CARE 649-946-4313
Jul 1, 2015

Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands (July 1, 2015) – As a member of the Fortis Group of Companies, employees have access to an array of international opportunities, both professional and academic. Daylon Joseph is currently an Electrical Engineer II and past Electrical Electronic Engineering scholarship recipient of FortisTCI. He is the latest FortisTCI employee to benefit from the Fortis Group of Companies relationship, and the organization’s focus on developing its people.

 

Daylon will undertake a one-year engineering secondment in Canada beginning on July 6, 2015. This opportunity will afford Daylon greater exposure to different types of utility systems and new challenges. With the necessary academic qualifications and professional experience, Daylon will spend six months of his temporary employment abroad at FortisAlberta in Alberta, Canada, and a further six months at other Fortis Canadian utilities. Daylon’s responsibilities will include designing and maintaining electrical distribution standards, and solving technical problems associated with the design and operation of lines and equipment.

 

 

FortisTCI President and CEO Eddinton Powell said, “We congratulate Daylon, and expect that this experience will be both challenging and professionally rewarding. This secondment is evidence of the commitment of FortisTCI and our Parent Company, Fortis Inc., to continuously invest in our people and make available local and overseas opportunities. The electricity industry is undergoing unprecedented transformation that is bringing tremendous challenges, but also creating a wide range of opportunities. Our workforce must be ready to meet these challenges and opportunities”

 

Notes to Editors:

1) FortisTCI Limited (FTCI) became a wholly owned subsidiary of Fortis Inc. located in Newfoundland, Canada in August 2006. Turks and Caicos Utility Limited (TCU), which is the sole provider of electricity on the Islands of Grand Turk and Salt Cay, was acquired by FTCI in August 2012. FTCI is the sole provider of electricity in Providenciales, North Caicos, Middle Caicos, East Caicos and adjacent Cays, and South Caicos. Together the two companies serve more than 13,000 electricity customers in the Turks & Caicos Islands. The Utilities have an aggregate diesel-fired generating capacity of approximately 76.42 megawatts. Additional information on FortisTCI can be accessed at www.fortistci.com.

 

2) Fortis Inc. is a leader in the North American electric and gas utility business, with total assets of approximately $28 billion and fiscal 2014 revenue of $5.4 billion. Its regulated utilities account for approximately 93% of total assets and serve more than 3 million customers across Canada and in the United States and the Caribbean. Fortis owns non-regulated hydroelectric generation assets in Canada, Belize and Upstate New York. The Corporation’s non-utility investment is comprised of hotels and commercial real estate in Canada. For more information, visit www.fortisinc.com or www.sedar.com

 

CONTACT:

Allan Robinson

VP, Customer & Corporate Services

FortisTCI Ltd
Tel: 649-946-4313 Ext. 2507
Email: arobinson@fortistci.com