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“Our team is full of passionate individuals. Passion for doing the best job, for our planet, for each other, and even for the challenges they’re faced with. Our team is driven with the desire to succeed.”

Lesley , Project Controls Specialist

Experience work & life

Finding the right work-life balance isn't always easy. By offering flexible working time models, we give you the opportunity to plan your life and refuel, to ensure you are free to fully commit to our success.

We've got you covered

Our employees are high achievers so it's important for us to reward their commitment. By providing attractive and competitive reward and benefits programs, we help our people live life to the fullest.

Grow your career

We invest in our people by providing training and development opportunities to help you stay on top of your game. We host in-house workshops and lunch & learns, as well as encourage your own initiatives when it comes to personal development.

Make connections

We know we're better when we work together, so you'll find a work environment that encourages collaboration across many teams and locations.

Stay informed

We're dedicated to ensuring all employees have the information they need to do their jobs well. Our weekly All Hands meeting, quarterly town halls, annual retreat, and our intranet are ways we bring everyone together to share key aspects of our business across the organization.

“The open communication and inclusiveness at BluEarth has made me feel like we are all one team and working towards the same goal.”

Clarissa, Assistant Controller, Operations

Site Lead, Bow Lake Wind Facility | Full-time | Sault Ste. Marie, Ont

Position Closes: January 31, 2020

Reporting to the Site Supervisor, Bow Lake, the Site Lead will be accountable for the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of the Bow Lake Wind Facility in Ontario; working with the Site Supervisor to ensure safety, environmental, production and annual budget targets are achieved.

The Site Lead provides day-to-day leadership at site, including carrying out scheduled work activities, as well as overseeing and directing other employees at the site, as per the Site Supervisor’s instruction.

Accountabilities:

  • Assist with establishing and maintaining a working environment conducive to team work, creativity, and positive morale, actively promoting BluEarth Asset Management Inc.’s (BEAM) culture and values;
  • Assist with on-site implementation 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;
  • Responsible for leading the work of other technicians on site, as per the direction of the Site Supervisor;
  • Assist with completing reports and documents related to plant performance and equipment, following-up with suppliers and service providers when required, and preparing reports or notifications as require;
  • 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;
  • Inspect and facilitate maintenance of collector electrical equipment, communications systems, access roads, gates and other site infrastructure;
  • 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;
  • Providing operational support to sites across Canada including covering Wind or Solar Technicians during absences, as required;
  • Upholds all aspects of BluEarth and BEAM’s Environmental, Health, & Safety policies, practices, and programs;
  • Uphold the company’s core values; and
  • All other duties as assigned by the supervisor or upper management.

Key Success Factors

  • Operate the facility while maintaining zero environmental, health and safety incidents and/or occurrences;
  • Operate the facility to achieve greater than 98% availability, and maximizing project return while respecting approved budgets;
  • Develop a culture of team work, pride and ownership at the Bow Lake facility;
  • Maintaining key relationships with landowners, stakeholders and agencies.

Education

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

 Experience

  • Minimum four years of wind power experience;
  • Demonstrated competency in a leadership role.

Personal Characteristics & Skills

  • Proven leadership skills, including conflict resolution;
  • Strong technical knowledge of wind farm operations and turbines, including functionality, design and components;
  • Experience working around high, medium, and low voltage equipment;
  • 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.;
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written;
  • Excellent organizational skills with an ability to prioritize and reschedule priorities as needed;
  • Highly flexible and able to quickly adapt to changing priorities;
  • Solid understanding of budgeting and ability to develop and use financial and non-financial metrics and targets to assist in managing the facility;
  • 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 exercise independent judgement and discretion, as well as act in a professional manner when representing the company;
  • Committed to excellence in personal and professional conduct and performance.

Job Requirements

  • Valid class G driver’s license, satisfactory 5-year driver’s abstract and 3-year insurance history;
  • Ability to travel within Canada and internationally;
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office product such as Excel, Power Point, and Outlook;
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.;
  • Physically capable of working in various plant and field conditions, including working at heights in excess of 300 feet, and working in variable and adverse weather conditions, if safe to do so; and
  • Ability to work a varying schedule including early mornings, late evenings, weekends and holidays, in addition to being on-call.

To Apply

To apply for this position, please send your resume to careers@bluearth.ca with “Site Lead – Bow Lake” in the subject line.

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

Solar Technician | Full-time | Southern Ontario – Belleville area

Position Closes: January 31, 2020

Reporting to the Solar Site Supervisor this position will be accountable for the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of several solar assets in Ontario. This position is based in the Southern Ontario – Belleville area, with up to 50% travel as necessary to support operations.

 Accountabilities and Duties:

  • Managing complex technical issues related to the operation of various solar facilities, including scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, troubleshooting, repairs, etc.;
  • Responsible for overseeing any sub trades/contractors who are working or performing activities at solar sites;
  • Completing daily SCADA monitoring and taking appropriate corrective actions during upset conditions;
  • Daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reporting to the Site Supervisor on performance and operation of solar facilities;
  • Completing work orders, time cards and any other required paperwork for the specific project/assignment daily;
  • Coordinating with the Site Supervisor to maintain cost control of site operations;
  • Managing facilities in accordance with various environmental approval documents and permit related requirements, as well as assisting the preparation of necessary reporting and compliance documentation for governing and monitoring authorities;
  • Responsible for implementing, performing duties and operating sites in accordance with BEAM’s Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) policies, practices and programs;
  • Identifying any hazards and recommending solutions that will limit or eliminate the hazard;
  • Operating and caring for company property and equipment in an efficient and safe manner;
  • Coordinating with various project team members and sub-contractors to ensure cost effective, efficient, safe and timely completion of facility related projects;
  • Coordinating with landowners, various project stakeholders and community members as required;
  • Coordinating with various community events while demonstrating corporate community involvement and upholding BluEarth’s values, as required;
  • Providing operational support to sites across Canada including covering Wind Technicians during absences, as required;
  • 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

  • Technical Diploma or Trade Certificate in Mechanical or Electrical is an asset; and
  • Other equivalent combinations of directly related post-secondary education and directly related experience may be considered.

Experience

  • Minimum two years of renewable power experience is an asset;
  • Experience in an operationally-intensive business;
  • Strong knowledge of solar facilities, including functionality, design and components is an asset; and
  • Previous experience working around high, medium, and low voltage equipment is an asset.

Personal Characteristics & Skills

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety regulations, operational, service as well as other procedural manuals;
  • Ability to read and understand electrical and civil schematics;
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills for both electrical and mechanical systems;
  • Familiarity with testing and troubleshooting equipment such as multimeters, battery testers, line locators etc.;
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office products such as One Note, Word, Excel, Power Point, One Note and Outlook;
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision; able to work with and lead a team;
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written; able to write routine reports and correspondences;
  • Excellent organizational skills with an ability to prioritize and reschedule priorities as needed;
  • Highly flexible and able to quickly adapt to changing priorities;
  • Possess an action/solution-oriented approach to problem solving;
  • Demonstrates a strong work ethic, high integrity and ability to take ownership for your actions and responsibilities;
  • Strategic thinker, able to prioritize and move easily from big picture thinking to detailed execution work; and
  • Able to exercise independent judgement and discretion, as well as act in a professional manner when representing the company.

 Job Requirements

  • Valid class G driver’s license;
  • Ability to travel within Canada and U.S.;
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • Physically capable of working safely in various environmental conditions, including cold and hot weather;
  • Physically capable of lifting and maneuvering 50lb Solar Modules; and
  • Ability to work a varying schedule including early mornings, late evenings, weekends and holidays, as well as on-call.

To Apply

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

 

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