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“Over my two co-op terms, I was given the opportunity to work with different teams – from finance to engineering. From day one, I felt welcomed and my voice was always heard.”

William , Co-Op Student

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

Junior Hydro Operator, Labourer | Full-Time | Sechelt, BC

The Junior Hydro Operator, Labourer will be based out of Sechelt, BC and report to the Supervisor, Hydro Operations. The role will assist with hydro facility operations and maintenance on the Sunshine Coast. Under the direct supervision of the hiring manager, the position is held accountable for the safe and efficient operation and maintenance (O&M) of the Clowhom Hydro Facility.

Accountabilities and Duties

  • Perform daily O&M duties and inspections to maintain facility equipment and grounds, reports, and assist with correcting any deficiencies
  • Perform annual O&M duties as per the preventative maintenance schedule
  • Assist with the execution of the Project Vegetation Management Plan, including brush clearing by means of chainsaw or excavator when required
  • Assist with the execution of the Project Roadways Maintenance Plan; including road assessments, clearing of fallen trees and road repairs following erosion or minor slide events
  • Assist and support hydro operators and respond to operational upsets of every nature in a timely fashion (24/7 on call duties required on a rotating basis)
  • Maintain a tidy and organized work environment
  • Work with fellow coworkers and service providers to maintain various stream gauges and keeping them up to appropriate standards, downloading, analyzing, and compiling data to ensure operational compliance. This may also include taking manual water samples from various creeks, changing batteries in remote site locations and aiding hydrology staff in maintaining gauge accuracy
  • Clearly understand the Emergency Response Plan (ERP) and assist in its execution in the event it is initiated
  • Participate and maintain a working environment conducive to team work, creativity, and positive morale
  • 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 our values and consistently enhance the image and reputation of the Company
  • Other duties as required.

Education

  • Journeyman electrician, millwright, welding, or mechanic certification considered an asset
  • Other equivalent and directly related trade certifications
  • Chainsaw and timber falling certification considered an asset

 Experience and Skills

  • Previous trade experience and knowledge considered an asset
  • Previous labourer experience and ability to troubleshoot mechanical malfunctions
  • Experience operating an excavator considered an asset
  • Previous run-of-river hydro facility operations experience considered an asset
  • Chainsaw and timber falling experience
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as; safety regulations, operations, service and other procedural manuals
  • Experience in a growing company
  • Experience in an operationally-intensive business
  • Strong mechanical aptitude inclination
  • Capable of identifying and addressing problems effectively, proactively, and respectfully in order to achieve objectives of BluEarth
  • Ability to prioritize and reschedule priorities as needed
  • Excellent coordination skills and demonstrated efficiency in providing support to multiple concurrent projects

Core Characteristics 

  • 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 to provide results
  • High degree of work ethic and professionalism
  • Dependable and trustworthy
  • Enthusiasm for both the job and BluEarth’s initiatives and vision

Job Requirements

  • Legally permitted to work in Canada
  • Ability to travel within Canada and internationally
  • Valid class 5 driver’s license, satisfactory 5 -year driver’s abstract and 3 – year insurance history
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Physically capable of working in various plant and field conditions, working in variable and adverse weather conditions, if safe to do so
  • Physically capable of traveling by crew boat and truck to and from site
  • Ability to work a varying schedule including early mornings, late evenings, weekends and holidays, in addition to being on-call

Interested Candidates

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

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

Site Lead, Wind Technician | Full-time | Chauvin, AB

Position closes: February 22, 2019

Reporting to the Site Supervisor, Bull Creek Wind Facility, the Site Lead, Wind Technician is accountable for the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of the Bull Creek Wind Facility in East Central Alberta.

Accountabilities and Duties

  • Responsible for leading the work of other wind technicians
  • Assist with on-site implementation of health and safety policies, practices and programs designed to motivate employees to reduce or eliminate occupational accidents, injuries and other hazards related to company’s operations
  • Perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, troubleshooting and repairs of wind turbine subassemblies and related components
  • Perform status updates, including clearing error codes on wind turbines and repairing issues
  • Change and / or replace mechanical components in a designated area or wind field
  • Service blade and hub components as required
  • Inspect and facilitate maintenance of collector electrical equipment, communication systems, access roads, gates and other site infrastructure
  • Assist with completing reports and documents related to plant and equipment performance, and following-up with suppliers and service providers when required
  • Maintain respectful and harmonious working relationships with all external stakeholders on behalf of BluEarth
  • Providing operational support to sites across Canada including covering wind or solar technicians during absences, as required
  • Develop a culture of team work, pride and ownership at the Bull Creek Wind Facility
  • Other duties as required

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 and Skills

  • Minimum four years of wind power experience
  • Experience working around high, medium, and low voltage equipment
  • Demonstrated competency in a leadership role
  • Strong technical knowledge of wind facility operations and turbines, including functionality, design and components
  • Experience with electrical and hydraulic schematics
  • Experience with industry standard SCADA systems and software
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills for both electrical and mechanical systems
  • Experience 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
  • Experience with Microsoft Office product such as Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

Core Characteristics

  • Highly flexible and able to quickly adapt to changing priorities;
  • Possess an action-oriented approach with a strong work ethic and high integrity
  • 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 5 driver’s license
  • Ability to travel within Canada and internationally
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Physically capable of working in various plant and field conditions, including working at heights more than 300 feet, and working in variable and adverse weather conditions, if safe to do so
  • Ability to work a varying schedule including early mornings, late evenings, weekends and holidays, in addition to being on-call

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance available for qualified candidates

To Apply

To apply for this position, please send you resume to careers@bluearth.ca with “Site Lead Wind Technician” in the subject line.

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