Data Analyst at Electrical Safety Authority (Mississauga, ON, Canada)

The Electrical Safety Authority is seeking a Data Analyst to join our data team to help analyze trends and make analysis that contribute to our vision of creating an Ontario where people can live, work and play safe from electrical harm. 

About the Job

The Data Analyst will join a team of data scientists/analysts to perform data and trend analysis and conduct data analysis of operations data and identify areas of deviation from objectives. The role will lead technical innovation, working directly with senior leadership and junior individuals alike to support teams across the company, including regulatory, operations, financial, legal, and people and culture with insights gained from analyzing internal and external datasets.  Our team is small and agile, and you’ll collaborate with very smart, fun and driven colleagues.

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent


  • Competitive Salary
  • Defined Benefit Pension Plan
  • Dental Care
  • Disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Extended Health Care
  • Life Insurance
  • Vision Care
  • Wellness Program

About Us

The ESA is one of Ontario's leading employers. If you choose to join our team, you will be entering a safety and development focused environment where we will care about YOU as a member of our team and as an individual. We take care of our team members with an industry-leading benefits package and a defined-benefit pension plan, not to mention our competitive salaries.

We will help you build on your strengths, appreciate your diversity, provide opportunities for your development and challenge you to be your best. We will make sure you are clear on your accountabilities and have the right resources, systems and tools to achieve and succeed in your role.

About You

  • The Data Analyst, needs to be curious and have a passion for data; in particular, they must have the ability to use data analytics to inform and guide business direction.
  • Ability to communicate effectively through oral presenations and written reports
  • Strong analytical abilities and problem solving skills

Quantitate and Qualitative Analysis Skillset

Demonstrate deep understanding of quantitative theories around client safety behaviors and triggers in use of analytics and be able to communicate, oral and written, effectively the analytical use cases both internally and externally.  Understands methodological strengths and applicability of market research insights. 

The role will monitor operational data to report performance metrics, identify gaps, and locate and define options to create efficiencies in operational processes.

Analyze model outputs and generate reports to provide recommendations to key stakeholders.  Effectively communicate and present the results to key stakeholders and management

Statistics Background

You understand Design of Experiments and you have a background with process modelling and managing large data sets.

Decision Support Skillset

Provide advice and guidance on data science within the organization to help make sound safety decisions. 

Ability to talk to the wider business, and stakeholders about data and best practices within the field. 

Work closely with project managers to understand and maintain focus on their analytics needs, including identifying critical metrics and KPIs, and delivering actionable insights to relevant decision-makers. 

Ability to pull out sage insights from broad data analysis, translate it into strategy and communicate it to disparate internal and external audiences.  

Assists the consultation service to other teams in the business to demonstrate how they too can use data to drive results for the business. 

Computer Skills

Comprehensive computer skills including database searching, PowerPoint, word processing, spreadsheet analysis and online research.

Experience utilizing a Statistical Packages such as SAS, Stata, JMP and Minitab

Experience creating Data Visualizations using Power BI or Tableau


Successful completion of a four year university education with a Bachelor of Science or Administration or computer science or sociology or by having the equivalent level of education.


4 years of progressive responsible experience in data management or adjacent fields (such as epidemiology).

Lean Six Sigma Certification or Six Sigma Certification is an asset.

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