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Lesley , Project Controls Specialist

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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.

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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

Solar Technician | Full-time | Belleville, Ontario

Position Closes: July 31, 2019

Overview

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.  Positions is based in 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 farms, 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.

Resource & Performance Engineer | Full-time | Calgary, AB

Position Closes: July 31, 2019

Overview

This position will be accountable for directing and providing oversight of all aspects of resource assessments and campaigns, including wind, water, and solar resources for both development and operational projects. Reports directly to EVP, Engineering & Construction, or designate.

Accountabilities and Duties

  • Management of meteorological campaigns of greenfield and operational wind and solar projects including tower siting, permitting, installation, data collection/QC and decommissioning
  • Work with the regulatory and development teams to develop project layouts for wind and solar facilities that are compliant with regulatory requirements
  • Ownership and accountability for in-house and third-party resource analysis and energy modelling of wind and solar development projects
  • Manage external consultants to deliver cost effective, timely, accurate results
  • Provide expertise on technology and site suitability
  • Utilize GIS to develop project maps supporting development initiatives and regulatory submissions
  • Provide analysis of resource and markets to support strategic development initiatives
  • Support detailed engineering, procurement and permitting activities as projects progress from preliminary design to construction through mapping, layout reviews and energy analysis
  • Provide analysis and mapping support to construction teams
  • Support performance testing of wind and solar assets
  • Complete resource and technology reviews to support due diligence on greenfield and operating assets
  • Provide analysis to support the review of emerging technologies like battery storage
  • Work closely with cross discipline teams to support a variety of activities including project financing, project commissioning, regulatory monitoring, etc.
  • Management of the operational data analytics team
  • Analysis of operational facilities to support project optimization, as well as collection of operational metrics to support resource assumptions for development projects
  • Utilize statistical programming languages like R or Python to develop tools that improve the efficiency of day to day work
  • Such other corporate, acquisition, development, construction, and/or operational functions as the Company may reasonably require in connection with the pursuit of its goals.
  • Uphold all aspects of BluEarth’s Health, Safety & Environmental policies, practices, and programs
  • Uphold BluEarth’s values and consistently enhance the image and reputation of the Company; and
  • Other duties as required.

Education

  • Degree or technical certificate related to resource assessment, data analysis, or GIS is strongly preferred.

Experience

  • Minimum 5 years experience in renewable energy industry including direct experience conducting resource assessments and related GIS experience
  • Significant and successful experience with resource assessment, data management and analysis
  • Significant experience working in multi-disciplinary teams to develop project layouts
  • Demonstrated experience with mapping software and shapefiles
  • Experience with resource assessment software including WindPro or Windfarmer, PVSyst
  • Experience utilizing a statistical programming language like R, Python or Matlab; and
  • Experience with SQL would be beneficial.

Skills

  • Proven ability to formulate and execute strategies
  • Exhibits efficiency in providing project support to multiple concurrent projects
  • Ability to plan, schedule, track, and monitor resource assessment and mapping tasks and activities
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written
  • Detailed and strategic thinker – ability to convert computer data to visual formats for use by project teams and diverse stakeholder audiences
  • Clearly takes ideas from big picture thinking to detailed execution work

 Core Characteristics

  • Passionate about contributing to a positive work environment and development of company culture
  • Highly motivated, with the ability to contribute and collaborate in an energetic and dynamic team environment
  • Ability to work independently or with minimal supervision, stay motivated and take initiative in order to provide results
  • High degree of work ethic and professionalism
  • Dependable and trustworthy; and
  • Enthusiasm for both the job and BluEarth’s initiatives and vision.

Job Requirements

  • Ability to travel within Canada and internationally
  • Valid class 5 driver’s license
  • Ability to work outside regular business hours when required; and
  • As required by a project’s lifecycle and operational requirements, ability to work extended hours.

To Apply

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

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