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BluEarth Remote Operations Centre Operator in Training | Full-time (shift) | CAlgary, AB

Location:                              Calgary, Alberta

Position Closes:                  May 13, 2022

 

The BEROC Operator in Training is responsible for providing entry level operations, scheduling, monitoring, reporting, real-time functions, and 24/7 operations of the renewable power generation portfolio in compliance with all applicable safety and regulatory requirements from BluEarth’s Remote Operations Centre (BEROC) in Calgary, Alberta. The BEROC Operator in Training is partnered with other BEROC Operator(s) during the training period and will work a 4-day work week with periods of nightshifts for training.

 

Accountabilities and Duties

 

  • Function as the single point of contact and controlling authority for deployment and dispatch of transmission-connected generation facilities and associated equipment to ensure safe and efficient operations in compliance with regulatory and grid operator requirements.
  • Monitor real-time performance of the renewable fleet, seeking to optimize safety, power generation and regulatory compliance by:
    • Investigating alarms and remotely resetting wind turbines or other resettable turbines, generator, or system faults
    • Monitoring trends in facility performance, weather, and resource to proactively identify potential issues
    • Notifying facility operators of trend or fault issues, communicating effectively to support them as much or as little as required to optimize staff and public safety, the environment, and power generation
    • Supporting safe operations of remote facilities by acting as a call-point and monitor for lone workers
    • Coordinating, facilitating, and tracking planned and forced outages to ensure a safe and effective de-energization or restoration process is maintained.
  • Use 3-Part Communication with field personnel, regional transmission organizations (RTO’s), and independent system operators (ISO’s) when communicating during all real-time activities.
  • Document all operating events in accordance with BEROC procedures, ensuring management of change and inter-shift BEROC communication standards are always upheld.
  • Support the development, deployment, and continual improvement of standard and emergency operating procedures, as well as work instructions, and proactively participate in their continual improvement and enhancement where needed.
  • Operate and monitor SCADA systems and related analytics tools to ensure functionality and effective performance is maintained, reporting to field staff all irregularities in data, communications, or control capabilities.
  • Support the compilation of relay reports, equipment data, and historical data trend analysis to document all operating events/non-compliances for follow-up.
  • Effectively coordinate all normal and emergency control room activities, with field personnel and technicians, head office staff and external entities.
  • Seek continual improvement within the scope of control room activities.
  • Maintain an individual development plan in collaboration with the BEROC supervisor, including continuous training.
  • Promote a strong team culture and work environment by assisting teammates to accomplish goals, collaborating to lift the performance of the entire team, and celebrating successes.
  • Uphold all aspects of BluEarth’s Health, Safety & Environmental policies, practices, and programs.
  • Uphold BluEarth’s core values; and
  • Other duties as required.

 

Education

  • Electrical/Mechanical or Engineering Technology diploma or degree and/or equivalent operational experience; and
  • May be required to be certified and qualified in the recognized work protection practices and NERC Operator certification where applicable.

 

Experience and Skills

  • Experience working in power generation, transmission, or distribution industry with strong preference towards renewable power experience.
  • Remote operations or related experience in control/dispatch-type environments is desirable.
  • Experience working around high, medium, and low voltage equipment.
  • Technical knowledge of renewable power generation operations, functionality, and design.
  • Ability to read and interpret SLD’s and other procedural manuals and schematics.
  • Troubleshooting skills for electrical and communications systems.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize work effectively.
  • Excellent computer capabilities; and
  • Strong attention to detail.

 

Core Characteristics

 

  • Safety conscious.
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Reliable and adaptable to change.
  • Team-oriented.

 

Job Requirements

 

  • Ability to work a shift schedule that includes nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Ability to work alone and independently in the BEROC when on shift.
  • Ability to travel occasionally within Canada and USA; and
  • Ability to lift-up to 20 pounds.

 

Where you’ll be working, your work schedule, and other important information

  • You will work out of our Calgary corporate office, located at 214-11 Avenue SW
  • Hours of work are 4 – 10-hour day shifts, with the potential for extended work hours, and on-call, based on business needs. There will also be a training period for night shift.
  • Once training is deemed complete, you will adjust from a 4-day work week to a team member of the 24/7 BEROC shift rotation.
  • This position is office-based and not eligible for BluEarth’s hybrid work program.
  • This position is safety sensitive – negative results of a pre-employment Urine Drug Screen and / or Breath Alcohol test is required.
  • Only candidates who are legally permitted to work in Canada will be considered.

 

To Apply

 

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

 

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

 

Summer Student – Solar Operations | Term | Southern Alberta

Location

Southern Alberta – Medicine Hat

Reporting Relationships

  • Reports directly Reports directly to the Solar Supervisor;
  • Reports indirectly to other Solar Technicians.

 Accountabilities and Key Functions

This position will be accountable for working alongside our existing BEAM Solar Technicians to assist with the day-to-day operations and maintenance of the Solar Facilities. Key functions include:

  • Reports directly Reports directly to the Solar Supervisor;
  • Reports indirectly to other Solar Technicians.
  • Help perform routine site inspections;
  • Assist to complete repairs as needed in break / fix scenarios;
  • Operate a medium sized tractor to maintain site vegetation with a sickle mower or flat mower deck;
  • Operate weed whippers to help maintain site vegetation growth;
  • Assist with the annual maintenance activities across all sites;
  • Operating and caring for company property and equipment in an efficient and safe manner;
  • Will complete, on a daily basis, all safety related forms and documents as required;
  • 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;
  • Other tasks and duties as per operational requirements.

Education

  • Minimum high school diploma.

Experience

  • Previous experience in landscaping and/or general labour considered an asset. 

Personal Characteristics & Skills

  • Displays professionalism and strong ethics, as well as being reliable and trustworthy;
  • Highly motivated, communicative, directive, and flexible;
  • Passionate about contributing to a positive work environment and development of company culture;
  • Enthusiasm for both the position and BluEarth’s initiatives and vision.

Job Requirements

  • Valid class 5 driver’s license;
  • Ability to travel within southern Alberta to various solar plants;
  • Physically capable of working in various plant and field conditions, and working in variable weather conditions, if safe to do so;
  • Ability to work a varying schedule including early mornings, late evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Finance Administrator | Full-time | Calgary, AB

Accountabilities and Key Functions

Reporting to the Director, Finance, this individual will be accountable for supporting the Finance Team in all debt-related, treasury and financial modeling activities. The Finance Administrator will have demonstrable, hands-on administrative experience in a finance setting, to ensure success in providing reporting, administrative, treasury and analytical support to members of the Finance Team. Work is performed in a cross-functional team environment, requiring interactions with members of other teams on a daily basis.

Key functions, which may evolve, include:

  • Loan administration (corporate and project-level debt facilities): Includes reviewing and summarizing agreements, identifying and tracking obligations and deliverables, compiling and sending reporting packages, coordination of debt-related payments and other related tasks, as necessary;
  • Letters of Credit: Accountable for the issuance, tracking and cancellation of all Letters of Credit;
  • Cash forecasting: Maintaining cash forecasting models on an ongoing basis;
  • Datarooms: Creation, population, maintenance and tracking of all datarooms along with coordination of related communications;
  • Bank accounts: Maintaining the Company’s bank accounts, including liaising with financial institutions and opening/closing bank accounts, as required;
  • Providing necessary information to accounting team for debt-related accruals, journal entries and quarterly financial note disclosures;
  • Maintenance of electronic filing structure and content for Finance Team;
  • Performing other tasks and duties, as required;
  • Upholding all of BluEarth’s values and consistently enhancing the image and reputation of the Company;
  • Adhering to BluEarth’s Health, Safety and Environment program, as well as all company policies & guidelines;
  • Other tasks and duties as may reasonably be required in connection with the pursuit of BluEarth goals.

As the Company continues to grow, the accountabilities and tasks of the Finance Administrator may change.

Education

  • Post-secondary education in Business Administration or Finance is considered an asset.

Experience

  • Minimum two years recent and proven finance, banking and/or treasury experience in a complex, dynamic, multi-entity environment.
  • Strong understanding of financial and banking processes.

Personal Characteristics & Skills

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and strong data analysis skills;
  • Exceptional communication and strong critical thinking skills, with the ability to communicate risks and proactively identify and solve problems;
  • Outstanding organizational skills, accuracy and attention to detail;
  • Ability to effectively prioritize work flow and multitask;
  • Proven ability to work within a team and the ability to manage concurrent projects for multiple people with varying deadlines;
  • Ability to exercise good judgement and discretion and have the confidence to ask questions to ensure clear and strategic action;
  • Highly motivated, action oriented, and results driven with a ‘can do’ attitude;
  • Reliable, dependable, and trustworthy;
  • Strong sense of diplomacy, confidentiality and discretion;
  • Polite, professional and respectful;
  • Someone who is charismatic, fun, and has a sense of humour;
  • Passion and enthusiasm for both the position and BluEarth.

Job Requirements

  • Ability to work outside regular business hours when required.

To Apply

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

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

Communications Coordinator | Full-Time | Calgary, AB

Job Overview:

Reporting to the Communications Lead, this position will provide support to the Communications team on a diverse range internal and external communications activities. You will work closely with teams across the business to deliver a variety of materials to support the communications strategy at BluEarth.

 Key Duties:

Intranet Platform Support

  • Champion BluEarth’s intranet system (Simpplr), authoring content to support our team and brand and ensure employees are informed about what is happening across the business
  • Seek continuous improvement on our intranet platform including providing training and support to team members, driving employee engagement, and providing analytics reporting

Digital Media Support

  • Assist with writing and editing content for a variety of audiences and platforms including web, social and print
  • Assist with the development and execution of our digital media strategy, including support for social media channel monitoring and reporting

Internal and Project Communications

  • Provide communications support to the Communications Lead for internal company messaging, intranet articles, town hall presentations, and announcements
  • Support the development of corporate and project-specific newsletters, brochures, presentations, and other visual materials, including accountability to ensure corporate presentation templates are current, accurate and functional
  • Support activities related to BluEarth’s community investment program, including support for our scholarship program
  • Uphold all aspects of BluEarth’s Environmental, Health, & Safety policies, practices, and programs;
  • Uphold BluEarth’s values while consistently enhancing the image and reputation of the Company; and
  • Other duties as required.

 Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Public Relations, or related field

 Experience

  • One to two years of experience in a communications role
  • Preference for experience in the energy, resource development, or related business sectors
  • Experience with a modern social intranet would be considered an asset

 Personal Characteristics & Skills

  • Strong understanding of social media platforms including analytics reporting
  • Strong proficiency in Word and PowerPoint
  • Intermediate level knowledge of WordPress and Adobe InDesign
  • Strong writing skills with the ability to write effectively for a wide range of mediums (internal, social media, website, print, etc.)
  • Exceptional people and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to think creatively and make the best use of technology available
  • Highly motivated, action oriented, and results driven with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced, team environment
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills as well as good time management skills, with the ability to multi-task; and
  • Results and detail oriented.

 Job Requirements

  • Verification of all required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada.

To Apply

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

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

Site Lead, Wind Technician | Full-Time | East Central Alberta

Overview

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; and
  • 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; and
  • 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; and
  • Committed to excellence in personal and professional conduct and performance.

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 items up to 50lbs;
  • Completion of a satisfactory pre-employment medical assessment, including Urine Drug Screen and / or Breath Alcohol test;
  • Verification of all required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada; and
  • Ability to work a varying schedule including early mornings, late evenings, weekends, and holidays, as well as 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.

Wind Technician | Full-Time | East Central Alberta

Overview

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 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 items up to 50lbs;
  • Completion of a satisfactory pre-employment medical assessment, including Urine Drug Screen and / or Breath Alcohol test;
  • Verification of all required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada; 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 “Wind Technician – Bull Creek” in the subject line. Please note that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please visit our website for a more detailed job description.

 

 

 

Project Developer | Full-Time | Calgary, AB

Location:        

Calgary, AB. Eligible for BluEarth’s Office Hybrid Work Program

Reporting to the Vice President, Development, the Project Developer will lead the effective day-to-day management of North American projects under development, including, project siting and obtaining land positions, communication and interaction with key stakeholders and oversite of project development activities including project schedule, coordination of subject matter experts and accountability of respective project development budgets.

Key Accountabilities and Duties:

  • Renewable energy site identification and assessment.
  • Develop, clarify, and manage project scope, project execution plans, track and manage contract deliverables, HS&E requirements, insurance needs and QA/QC plans.
  • Lead project development and pre-construction project management activities, working to proactively identify project barriers and implement strategies to overcome such barriers, including preparation of annual development budgets.
  • Play a significant role, in coordination with subject matter experts, on technology selection, interconnection matters, energy marketing, financing, regulatory, engineering and design and procurement
  • Lead public consultation and stakeholder engagement efforts with local communities and leaders as well as indigenous partners, leadership, and communities.
  • Lead or support agency consultation efforts with local, state and federal regulatory bodies and decision makers
  • Meet and negotiate with potential project landowners to acquire site control and to provide project information.
  • Coordinate project specific tasks including, permitting and approvals, interconnection and transmission access, project communications, as well as providing an effective transitional basis into construction.
  • ’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.
  • Support acquisition, development, construction, and/or operational functions as BluEarth may reasonably require in connection with the pursuit of its goals.

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Engineering, Project Management, or related field.

Experience

  • A minimum of 5 years project development and/or project management experience in renewable power generation with experience in wind, solar and energy storage is considered an asset.
  • Land acquisition experience.
  • Experience working with federal, provincial/state and local regulators, and regulatory processes.
  • Possess excellent hands-on project management skills and demonstrated efficiency in providing project development support on multiple concurrent projects.
  • Successful experience with all aspects of project development, including but not limited to site selection, permitting, consultation, interconnection/transmission access and construction.

Personal Characteristics & Skills

  • Ability to proactively plan, schedule, track, monitor, and advance project activities, all supported by excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated efficiency in leading project development 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 knowledge and confidence.
  • Knowledge of MS Office, including Project, Word, Excel, GIS/mapping systems and document management systems.
  • Ability to understand, negotiate and enforce commercial contracts
  • Highly flexible and able to quickly adapt to changing priorities.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Charismatic, fun, and has a sense of humor.
  • Professional, diplomatic, polite, and trustworthy.
  • Passion and enthusiasm for both the position and BluEarth.

Job Requirements

  • Verification of all required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada.
  • Ability to travel within Canada and the United States.
  • Ability to work extended hours, as required.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Flexibility to work in various setting including office environments, remote project development sites, operating facilities, and outdoors (with exposure to various weather conditions).
  • Comfortable working near heavy, electrical, and rotating equipment.

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

 

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