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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.

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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.

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

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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

Hydro Operator | Full-time | Sechelt, B.C.

Overview

Reporting to the Supervisor, Sunshine Coast Hydro Operations, this position is accountable for the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of the Narrows Inlet & Clowhom 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

  • 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.

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 work a varying schedule including early mornings, late evenings, weekends and holidays, as well as on-call; and
  • Ability to lift-up to 20 pounds.

To Apply

To apply for this position, please send your resume to careers@bluearth.ca with “Hydro Operator, Narrows Inlet & Clowhom” in the subject line.

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

Solar Site Supervisor | Full-time | Belleville, Ontario

Position Closes: April 25, 2019

Overview

Reporting to the Director, Solar Operations this position will be accountable for the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of several solar assets in a fixed area.

Accountabilities and Duties

  • Managing complex technical issues related to the operation of various solar facilities, including scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, troubleshooting, repairs, etc.;
  • Prioritizing, scheduling, and overseeing day-to- day activities of solar technicians;
  • Provide general leadership to solar technicians and be involved in all areas of people management;
  • Tracking solar facility deficiencies and maintaining accurate records of completed work and work progress;
  • Utilizing existing software to interact with technicians, work planning, and general solar facility tracking;
  • Responsible for overseeing any sub trades/contractors who are working or performing activities at any solar facility;
  • Daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reporting as requested by the Manager as they relate to the performance and operation of the solar facilities;
  • Ensuring completeness of work orders, time cards and any other required paperwork by technicians;
  • Coordinating with Manager to maintain cost control of facility operations;
  • Managing facilities in accordance with various environmental approval documents and permit related requirements, as well as assisting with 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 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;
  • 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

  • Technical diploma or trade certificate in mechanical or electrical is an asset;
  • 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;
  • Previous experience working around high, medium, and low voltage equipment is an asset;
  • Experience in heavy equipment operations is an asset;
  • Experience implementing and overseeing projects;
  • Asset management knowledge and experience; and
  • Experience in a growing company.

Core Characteristics

  • 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, 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 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 Site Supervisor” in the subject line.

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