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”
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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
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