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Project Engineer | Full-time | Phoenix, AZ

Reports to: Director, Project Execution

Projects will vary depending upon size, scope, schedule, and geography, requiring varied and flexible approaches to project execution. This position will be a key member of the project execution team and will be expected to contribute to the successful execution of projects (i.e., achieving targeted commercial operation date safely, on-time, and on-budget).

This position will deal with varied aspects of projects, including: contract development and administration, procurement coordination, schedule and budget reporting; communication activities with key stakeholders, project partners, and regulators; and on-site support throughout the construction period. This position will require a combination of field and office time, and will likely require working on multiple projects simultaneously and having accountabilities to multiple project managers.

 

Key Accountabilities and Duties:

  • Assist project managers in executing a number of projects.
  • Support the development of contracts, including engineering, procurement and construction contracts.
  • Work with project controls specialists to provide assistance on cost and schedule control, and on contract administration.
  • Support the development and review of engineering deliverables.
  • Contribute to the owner’s presence on construction sites, specifically in supporting HS&E, logistics, construction oversight, management of owner’s engineers, quality assurance and progress verification.
  • Monitor the work of engineering and construction contractors and consultants,
  • Interact with municipalities, landowners, and local stakeholder groups to support construction activities.
  • Provide support to development teams in early project activities, including RFP and bid support.
  • Provide support and transition from construction to commissioning to operations.
  • Support permitting and regulatory approval activities.
  • As part of the transition from construction to operations, ensure the coordination of close-out activities, conclusion of punch-list items, and finalization of change orders towards ensuring an orderly and effective transition to operations.
  • Provide technical support to financing activities as required.
  • Directly contribute towards continuous improvement of BluEarth’s engineering and construction best practice processes as well as identifying new opportunities to improve project execution and operational efficiencies.
  • Uphold all aspects of BluEarth’s Health, Safety & Environmental policies, practices, and programs and work to ensure that all contracts and agreements are implemented and administered with the same care and requirements such that occupational accidents, injuries, and other hazards related to BluEarth’s activities are minimized and/or avoided.
  • Uphold BluEarth’s values and consistently enhance the image and reputation of the Company.
  • Such other acquisition, development, construction, and/or operational functions as the Company may reasonably require in connection with the pursuit of its goals.

Education

  • Engineering or engineering technology degree is preferred, but consideration will be given to those who possess tangible and proven experience and skills in solar and/or wind projects.

Experience

  • Minimum 3 years of directly related project experience within the renewable energy sector.
  • Demonstrated, hands-on project execution skills and demonstrated efficiency in providing project support on multiple concurrent projects.
  • Experience with multiple aspects of project execution, including contracts, engineering, procurement, project controls, construction and commissioning. 

Personal Characteristics & Skills

  • Highly flexible and able to quickly adapt to changing priorities.
  • Ability to proactively plan, schedule, track, monitor, and advance project activities, all supported by superior analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Familiar with commercial contract language, and comfortable reading, interpreting and enforcing contract terms.
  • Demonstrated efficiency in leading and providing project support on multiple, concurrent projects involving different functional teams with varying deadlines.
  • Exceptional communication, and conflict/issue resolution skills, with the ability to proactively identify and strategically work to resolve challenging situations with confidence.
  • Knowledge of MS Office, including Project, Word, Excel, and document management systems.
  • Strong work ethic and high integrity.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgement and discretion and have the confidence to ask questions to ensure clear and strategic action.
  • Passion to learn, grow and ask questions.
  • Action-oriented, dedicated, and deliberate.
  • Ability to respond effectively and positively to obstacles and challenges, while earning the trust and respect of others.
  • Self-starter requiring limited supervision.
  • Professional, diplomatic, polite and able to be the face of BluEarth on-site.

Job Requirements

  • Ability to travel within the US.
  • As required by a project’s lifecycle and operational requirements, the ability to occasionally work extended hours.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to work in both in an office environment and at project/construction sites and operating plants.

What we Offer

As a member of the BluEarth team, we offer a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Full-time team members are eligible for: healthcare; dental; vision; vacation and sick time; 401(k) plan; tuition assistance; and much more.

BluEarth is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

It is the policy of BluEarth to afford equal employment opportunity without regard to age, race, religion, color, gender, or national origin, and to afford equal opportunity to veterans and individuals with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, provincial, or local law. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify BluEarth’s Human Resources department at careers@bluearth.ca

To Apply

To apply for this position, please send your resume to careers@bluearth.ca with “Project Engineer” in the subject line.

Please Note:  only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Corporate Development Analyst | Full-time | Calgary, AB

Position Closes: January 15, 2021

Reporting Relationships

  • Reports directly to Director, Corporate Development
  • Works closely with BluEarth’s functional groups (e.g., Finance, Accounting, Development, Operations, and Engineering and Construction).

Accountabilities and Key Functions

The Analyst, Corporate Development is responsible for supporting the Origination and Development team in growing BluEarth’s investments through acquisition, partnerships and development of renewable energy projects. This will include economic analysis and due diligence of greenfield projects and acquisition opportunities. Analyst, Corporate Development is responsible for managing and maintaining project financial models for BluEarth’s acquisition and development projects.

Key functions include:

  • Provide economic analysis of greenfield and acquisition opportunities, including building and maintaining financial models;
  • Supporting diligence activities related to development and potential acquisitions;
  • Supporting the economic analysis of BluEarth’s overall portfolio on an ongoing basis;
  • Provide regular market updates and analysis of renewable transactions;
  • Work with various functional teams to support commercial agreements;
  • Support team and corporate reporting, including regular updates and shareholder reporting;
  • Uphold all aspects of BluEarth’s Environmental, Health, & Safety policies, practices, and programs; and
  • Uphold the company’s core values.

Success Factors

  • Leading the economic modeling of new and current opportunities and providing due diligence support;
  • Continuous learning and growth such that role develops over time to include greater independence in all key functions above;
  • Development of relationships both internally and externally;
  • Work collaboratively with other BluEarth groups to uphold and demonstrate the company’s values.

Education

  • University degree, preferably in Management, Business, or Finance, but consideration will be given to those that possess tangible and proven experience and skills;
  • Credentials such as CA, CPA, CFA, and MBA are highly valued. 

Experience

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in banking, business development, engineering, finance or relevant field; and
  • Experience in renewable energy or power and utilities is also strongly preferred.

Skills & Personal Characteristics

  • In depth understanding of project economic models and a high level of proficiency in Excel;
  • Excellent coordination skills and demonstrated efficiency in providing support to multiple concurrent projects;
  • Highly flexible and able to quickly adapt to changing priorities;
  • Strong communications skills, both oral and written;
  • Strong Finance and Accounting knowledge;
  • Strong work ethic and high integrity;
  • Strategic thinker – able to prioritize and move easily from big picture thinking to detailed execution work;
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities including conflict/issue resolution;
  • Action-oriented and able to work within interdisciplinary teams;
  • Able to earn the trust of others;
  • Persistent, dedicated, motivated, and a good sense of humour;
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision;
  • Professional, respectful, and charismatic; and
  • Exercises independent judgement and discretion in performing tasks.

Job Requirements

  • Able to commit to a flexible work schedule that often involves significant time outside of typical business hours; and
  • Ability to travel within Canada and internationally.

To Apply

To apply for this position, please send your resume to careers@bluearth.ca with “Corporate Development Analyst” in the subject line.

Please Note:  only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Wind Technician, Bull Creek Wind Facility | Full-time | Chauvin, AB

BluEarth is seeking a Wind Technician for our Bull Creek Wind Facility. The facility is located in the Chauvin, AB area and reports directly to Site Supervisor, Bull Creek Wind Facility, or designate.

 

Accountabilities and Key Functions

This position will be accountable for the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of the Bull Creek Wind Facility; working with the Site Supervisor to ensure safety, environmental, production and annual budget targets are achieved.

Key functions include:

  • Perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, troubleshooting and repairs of wind turbine subassemblies and related components;
  • Operate and care for company property and equipment in an efficient and safe manner;
  • Perform status checks including clearing error codes on wind turbines and repairing the problem;
  • Grease/torque wind turbines;
  • Change gearbox oil in a designated area or wind field;
  • Replace mechanical components;
  • Service blade and hub components as required;
  • Complete work orders, time cards and other paperwork when required for specific project or assignment;
  • Maintain respectful and harmonious working relationships with all external stakeholders on behalf of BEAM and the owners;
  • Upholds all aspects of BEAM’s Environmental, Health, & Safety policies, practices, and programs;
  • Uphold the company’s core values; and
  • All other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Key Success Factors

  • Assist in operating the facility while maintaining zero environmental, health and safety incidents and/or occurrences;
  • Assist in operating the facility to achieve greater than 98% availability, and maximizing project return while respecting approved budgets;
  • Work effectively and efficiently in a team environment;
  • Maintaining key relationships with landowners, stakeholders and agencies.

Education

  • Wind Turbine Technician certificate, Technical Diploma or Trade Certificate in Mechanical or Electrical; or
  • Other equivalent combinations of directly related post-secondary education and directly related experience may be considered. 

Experience

  • Minimum two years of Wind Power experience preferred; and
  • Experience working around high, medium, and low voltage equipment.

Personal Characteristics & Skills

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety regulations, and operations, service and other procedural manuals;
  • Ability to read and understand electrical and hydraulic schematics;
  • Familiarity and competency with industry standard SCADA systems and software;
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills for both electrical and mechanical systems;
  • Familiarity with testing and troubleshooting equipment such as multimeters, voltage testers, etc.;
  • Driven to succeed in the role and grow skills to a senior level;
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written, with ability to write routine reports and correspondence;
  • Possess an action-oriented approach with a strong work ethic and high integrity;
  • Strategic thinker – able to understand and evaluate technical issues in relation to the overall business;
  • Able to work as part of a team with various personalities with limited supervision;
  • Able to exercise independent judgement and discretion, as well as act in a professional manner when representing the company;
  • Highly flexible and able to quickly adapt to changing priorities;
  • Reliable, dependable and professional; and
  • Possess a sense of ownership and pride in successful operations.

Job Requirements

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office product such as Excel, Power Point, and Outlook;
  • Valid class 5 driver’s license;
  • Receipt of an acceptable Driver’s Summary – “Driver’s Abstract” and minimum 3-year insurance experience report;
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • Negative results of a pre-employment Oral Swab Drug Screen and / or Breath Alcohol test;
  • Physically capable of working in various plant and field conditions, including climbing wind turbines, working at heights in excess of 300 feet, and working in variable and adverse weather conditions, as long as safe to do so;
  • Completion of a satisfactory pre-employment medical assessment; and
  • Ability to work a varying schedule including early mornings, late evenings, weekends and holidays, in addition to being on-call.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please send your resume to careers@bluearth.ca with “Wind Technician – Bull Creek” in the subject line.

Please Note:  only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Supervisor, Mainland Hydro Operations | Full-time | North Vancouver or Squamish, BC

Reports directly to the Manager, Hydro Operations

Job Overview

This position will be responsible for the operation and maintenance of many hydroelectric run-of-river power plants within British Columbia.

Accountabilities and Duties

  • Monitor and improve the performance of the hydro facilities on an ongoing basis
  • Provide leadership to operators and be involved in all areas of people management
  • Scheduling and prioritizing weekly work and coordinating projects
  • Establish and maintain a working environment conducive to team work, creativity, and positive morale
  • Take a leading role in the development and implementation of all aspects of health & safety policies, practices and programs designed to motivate employees to reduce or eliminate occupational accidents, injuries, and other hazards related to company’s operations
  • Coordinate outages to minimize production impact
  • Track short and long-term plant issues and prioritize, schedule, and coordinate repairs as necessary
  • Maintain close working and harmonious relationships with all external stakeholders
  • Manage and report on plant budget allocations
  • Coordinate and manage minor maintenance and repair work both with internal staff and third-party contractors and consultants
  • Carry out maintenance, installations, and troubleshooting within boundaries of competency when needed
  • Support third party service providers such as engineers and environmental consultants
  • Ensure all environmental responsibilities are adhered to on a proactive basis by working closely with conservation authorities and all applicable government agencies, as required by the site-specific approvals, using the regulatory group to support you in this
  • Uphold all aspects of BEAM’s Health, Safety & Environmental policies, practices, and programs and work to ensure that all activities are administered with the same care and requirements such that occupational accidents, injuries, and other hazards related to BEAM’s activities are minimized and/or avoided
  • Uphold BEAM’s values and consistently enhance the image and reputation of the Company
  • Other duties as required.

Education

  • Relevant post-secondary education
  • Journeyman certificate and/or engineering certification is highly preferred 

Experience

  • Previous run-of-river hydro facility operations experience considered an asset
  • Engineering and/or electrical background knowledge and experience
  • Experience implementing and overseeing projects
  • Asset management knowledge and experience
  • Experience in a growing company
  • Experience in an operationally-intensive business

Skills

  • Strong mechanical inclination aptitude and being able to troubleshoot equipment and plant malfunctions and issues
  • Capable of identifying and addressing problems effectively, proactively, and respectfully in order to achieve objectives of BluEarth
  • Experience leading, coaching, and giving constructive feedback
  • Excellent coordination skills and demonstrated efficiency in providing support to multiple concurrent projects
  • Ability to understand technical issues and how they relate to the business
  • Ability to incorporate financial information into business decisions
  • Strong communications skills, both oral and written
  • Excellent organizational skills

Core Characteristics

  • Strategic thinker – Able to prioritize and to move easily from big picture thinking to detailed execution work
  • Highly flexible and able to quickly adapt to changing priorities
  • Strong work ethic and high integrity
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities including conflict/issue resolution
  • Action-oriented and able to work with and lead a team
  • Able to earn the trust of others
  • Persistent, dedicated, and motivated
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Professional, respectful, and charismatic
  • Exercises independent judgement and discretion in performing tasks

Job Requirements

  • Valid class 5 driver’s license
  • Ability to travel within Canada and internationally
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Physically capable of working in various plant and field conditions
  • Ability to lift-up to 20 pounds
  • Negative results of a pre-employment Oral Swab Drug Screen and / or Breath Alcohol test;
  • Completion of a satisfactory pre-employment medical assessment; and
  • Ability to work a varying schedule including early mornings, late evenings, weekends and holidays, as well as on-call.

To apply for this position, please send your resume to careers@bluearth.ca with “Supervisor, Mainland Hydro Operations” in the subject line.

Please Note:  only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Hydro Operator | Full-time | Sechelt, BC

Accountable for the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of the Sunshine Coast Hydro Facilities, the Hydro Operator (Operator) will work with the Supervisor, Sunshine Coast Hydro Operations and entire operations team to ensure safety, environmental, production and annual budget targets are achieved. This position will provide support to project upgrades and construction of future projects that may connect with BluEarth’s British Columbia hydroelectric assets, as well as assist and support O&M activities at additional BluEarth facilities.

Accountabilities and Duties include:

  • Perform daily O&M duties and inspections to maintain facility equipment and grounds, reports, and assist with correcting any deficiencies
  • Respond to operational upsets of every nature in a timely fashion
  • Carry out hydrometric monitoring through the collection of hydrometric, water quality, and meteorological data
  • Establish and maintain a working environment conducive to team work, creativity, and positive morale
  • Maintain close working and harmonious relationships with all external stakeholders
  • Work with BluEarth staff and service providers to Install, maintain, and calibrate field gauges and equipment; and maintain station data sets and field notes
  • Assist with the execution of the Project Vegetation Management Plan, including brush clearing by means of chainsaw or excavator when required
  • Submit any required reports on Health Safety & Environment, budget, production, availability, and other performance measures currently in place and to be developed
  • Uphold all aspects of BEAM’s Health, Safety & Environmental policies, practices, and programs and work to ensure that all activities are administered with the same care and requirements such that occupational accidents, injuries, and other hazards related to BEAM’s activities are minimized and/or avoided
  • Uphold BEAM’s values and consistently enhance the image and reputation of the Company; and
  • Other duties as required.

Education

  • Journeyman Electrician, Millwright or Engineering Technology Certification considered an asset but not required.

Experience

  • Previous run-of-river hydro facility operations experience is an asset
  • 1-3 years operations experience; and
  • Previous experience and ability to troubleshoot mechanical and electrical malfunctions
  • Networking/IT skills would be considered an asset.

Skills

  • Strong Mechanical aptitude inclination required
  • Ability to understand technical issues and how they relate to the business
  • Strong communications skills, both oral and written
  • Fine attention to detail, and ability to understand significance
  • Ability to prioritize and reschedule priorities as needed
  • Excellent coordination skills and demonstrated efficiency in providing support to multiple concurrent projects;
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety regulations, operations, service and other procedural manuals; and
  • Strong computer skills and familiarity with business related software packages.

Core Characteristics

  •  Capable of identifying and addressing problems effectively, proactively and respectfully to achieve objectives of BluEarth
  • Highly flexible and able to quickly adapt to changing priorities
  • Strong work ethic and high integrity
  • Strategic thinker – able to prioritize and move easily from big picture thinking to detailed execution work
  • Action-oriented and able to work with a team
  • Able to earn the trust of others
  • Persistent, dedicated, and motivated
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Professional, respectful, and charismatic; and
  • Exercises independent judgement and discretion in performing tasks.

Job Requirements

  •  Valid class 5 driver’s license
  • Ability to travel within Canada and internationally
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Physically capable of working in various plant and field conditions
  • Ability to lift-up to 20 pounds.
  • Negative results of a pre-employment Oral Swab Drug Screen and / or Breath Alcohol test;
  • Completion of a satisfactory pre-employment medical assessment; and
  • Ability to work a varying schedule including early mornings, late evenings, weekends and holidays, in addition to being on-call.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please send your resume to careers@bluearth.ca with “Hydro Operator – Sunshine Coast” in the subject line.

Please Note:  only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.