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BluEarth Remote Operations Centre Operator in Training | Full-Time | Calgary, AB

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.

 

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.

 

Supervisor, Mainland Hydro Operations | Full-time | North Vancouver or Squamish, BC

Reporting Relationships

This position reports directly to the Manager, Hydro Operations, and Hydro Operators report directly to this role.

Job Overview

This position will be responsible for the operation and maintenance of many hydroelectric run-of-river power plants within British Columbia.

Accountabilities and Duties

  • Monitor and improve the performance of the hydro facilities on an ongoing basis
  • Provide leadership to operators and be involved in all areas of people management
  • Scheduling and prioritizing weekly work and coordinating projects
  • Establish and maintain a working environment conducive to teamwork, creativity, and positive morale
  • Take a leading role in the development and implementation of all aspects 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
  • Coordinate outages to minimize production impact
  • Track short and long-term plant issues and prioritize, schedule, and coordinate repairs as necessary
  • Maintain close working and harmonious relationships with all external stakeholders
  • Manage and report on plant budget allocations
  • Coordinate and manage minor maintenance and repair work both with internal staff and third-party contractors and consultants
  • Conduct maintenance, installations, and troubleshooting within boundaries of competency when needed
  • Support third party service providers such as engineers and environmental consultants
  • Ensure all environmental responsibilities are adhered to on a proactive basis by working closely with conservation authorities and all applicable government agencies, as required by the site-specific approvals, using the regulatory group to support you in this
  • 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.

As the Company continues to grow, the accountabilities and tasks of this position may change accordingly.

Education

  • Relevant post-secondary education
  • Journeyman certificate and/or engineering certification is highly preferred

Experience

  • Experience with direct people leadership considered an asset
  • Previous run-of-river hydro facility operations experience considered an asset
  • Engineering and/or electrical background knowledge and experience
  • Experience implementing and overseeing projects
  • Asset management knowledge and experience
  • Experience in a growing company
  • Experience in an operationally intensive business

Skills

  • Strong safety focus
  • Strong mechanical inclination aptitude and being able to troubleshoot equipment and plant malfunctions and issues
  • Capable of identifying and addressing problems effectively, proactively, and respectfully to achieve objectives of BluEarth
  • Experience leading, coaching, and giving constructive feedback
  • Excellent coordination skills and demonstrated efficiency in providing support to multiple concurrent projects
  • Ability to understand technical issues and how they relate to the business
  • Ability to incorporate financial information into business decisions
  • Strong communications skills, both oral and written
  • Excellent organizational skills

Core Characteristics

  • Analytical thinker – Able to prioritize and to move easily from big picture thinking to detailed execution work
  • Highly flexible and able to quickly adapt to changing priorities
  • Strong work ethic and high integrity
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities including conflict/issue resolution
  • Action-oriented and able to work with and lead a team
  • Able to earn the trust of others
  • Persistent, dedicated, and motivated
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Professional, respectful, and charismatic
  • 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
  • Ability to lift-up to 20 pounds

 To Apply

To apply for this position, please send you resume to careers@bluearth.ca with “Supervisor, Mainland Hydro Operations” in the subject line.

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

Site Lead, Balance of Plant, Wind Operations | Full-time | Central Alberta

Overview

Reporting to the Site Supervisor, Hand Hills Wind Facility, the Balance of Plant Site Lead is accountable for the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of the Hand Hills Wind Facility located in Central Alberta.

 

Accountabilities and Duties

  • Assist the Construction Project Management team with field inspections and oversight of BOP and turbine construction activity.
  • Responsible for leading the work of other wind technicians and monitoring of wind turbine and balance of plant maintenance undertaken by third party service providers; 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 Audits and oversee the performance of 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;
  • Inspect and facilitate maintenance of collector electrical equipment, communication systems, access roads, gates, and other site infrastructure;
  • Assist with completing routine weekly and monthly reporting processes related to turbine, plant, and equipment performance, coordinating suppliers and service providers.  Track work completion by internal and external service providers in accordance with internal requirements;
  • 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 teamwork, pride, and ownership at the Hand Hills Wind Facility; and
  • Other duties as required.

 

Education

  • Technical diploma with an Electrical focus and or an Electrical trade certificate.
  • Wind Turbine Technician certificate or Wind Turbine OEM experience is welcomed or a combination of directly related post-secondary education and directly related experience.

 

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;
  • The ability to work efficiently and safely in an unsupervised environment;
  • A self-starter 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, Balance of Plant” in the subject line.

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

Senior Electrical and Project Engineer | Full-time | Calgary, AB

Location:         

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

 

Job Overview:

Reporting to the Manager, Engineering, this position will work on construction projects while supporting the upfront engineering work required in the development phase, as well as work required in the operations phase. Projects will vary in technology (wind, hydro, solar), size, scope, schedule, geography, and development partners, requiring diverse and flexible solution-oriented approaches.

 

Key Duties:

  • Create upfront electrical design concepts for new projects in coordination with other discipline engineers and team members.
  • Lead the engineering design process, working closely with third-party engineering consultants.
  • Proactive identification of barriers to projects or initiatives, development, and implementation of strategies to overcome such barriers, while working closely with all functional team members.
  • Support the technical procurement process – review technical specifications, bids, and support bid evaluations.
  • Responsible for scope, schedule, budget, and risk management related to engineering projects.
  • Work closely with utilities, TFOs, and grid operators to obtain grid connections.
  • Coordinate interconnection activities between all third parties.
  • Support project commissioning activities on active construction projects.
  • Ultimately responsible for efficiency and innovation in engineering design and cost, as well as ensuring the project meets relevant internal and external requirements of and fits well into the BluEarth fleet.
  • Contribute towards continuous improvement of BluEarth’s engineering best practice processes as well as identifying new opportunities to improve project execution and operational efficiencies.
  • 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.
  • Other duties as required.

 

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Electrical Engineering or a related field from a recognized university
  • Professional Engineer designation with APEGA
  • Minimum 7 years engineering experience in the renewable energy industry (specifically related to wind, hydro, and solar).
  • Significant and successful hands-on electrical engineering experience, with demonstrated proficiencies in high and / or medium voltage electrical systems (including transformer stations, interconnections, collector systems, grounding, and power houses) and communications/SCADA;
  • Experience with grid operator and utility interconnection processes and requirements
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office (including Word, Excel, and Projects), CAD, ETAP, and document management systems
  • Experience with electrical engineering studies and their uses / applications
  • Protection and Control experience.
  • PMP is considered an asset.

 

Personal Characteristics & Skills

  • Ability to proactively plan, schedule, track, monitor, and advance project activities, all supported by superior analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated efficiency in leading and providing project support on multiple, concurrent projects involving different functional teams with varying deadlines.
  • Highly flexible and able to quickly adapt to changing priorities.
  • Exceptional communication, and conflict/issue resolution skills, with the ability to proactively identify and strategically work to resolve challenging situations with confidence;
  • 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 motivated;
  • Ability to respond effectively and positively to obstacles and challenges, while earning the trust and respect of others;
  • Capacity for a high attention to detail without losing sight of the big picture; Self-starter requiring limited supervision;
  • Charismatic, fun, and has a sense of humour;
  • Professional, diplomatic, and trustworthy;
  • Passion and enthusiasm for both the position and BluEarth.

 

 

Job Requirements

  • Ability to travel within Canada and US;
  • As required by a project’s lifecycle and operational requirements, ability to work extended hours;
  • Valid driver’s licence;
  • Work is generally carried out among an office environment, at project sites and operating plants, and outdoors (with exposure to various weather conditions); and
  • May include work near heavy, electrical, and rotating equipment.
  • 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 “Senior Electrical and Project Engineer” in the subject line.

 

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