ABOUT THE COMPANY
The Company is a leading provider of turnkey solar systems on ground mounted utility scale PV power plants headquartered in Hirschberg, Germany. With their team of dedicated employees, they develop, plan, build, operate and finance photovoltaic systems in Germany, Europe and worldwide - tailor-made with a standardized approach. The North America office is in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, with a satellite office in Calgary, Alberta.
As a growing international private company, they value authenticity, fair business practices, innovation, quality, and zest for life. They look for highly spirited people embracing those same core values to join them! They are dedicated to promoting solar renewable energy in North America and reducing our carbon footprint. Join them in shaping the energy transition!
ABOUT THE JOB
The Company is currently seeking an enthusiastic Light Equipment Operator for our Solar Projects in Fox Coulee (Drumheller) Alberta and potentially other locations throughout Alberta.
Operate light equipment safely and efficiently in accordance with job site safety plans and company policies and procedures.
Perform pre-operational checks on equipment to ensure it is in good working condition, reporting any issues to management.
Use equipment to move, load, and unload materials as needed, following instructions from supervisors or team leaders.
Ensure that materials are properly stacked, stored, and secured to prevent damage or accidents.
Assist in the maintenance and repair of equipment, performing routine inspections, oil changes, and other maintenance tasks as required.
Complete required paperwork and documentation related to equipment operation, maintenance, and safety.
Follow all safety procedures and guidelines to ensure a safe work environment for all employees.
Communicate effectively with supervisors, coworkers, and other team members to ensure that work is completed efficiently and effectively.
Ability to stand, walk, and sit for extended periods of time
Ability to lift and move heavy objects, including equipment and materials weighing up to 50 lbs.
- High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
- Valid driver's license and a clean driving record.
- 1- 2 years experience operating light equipment in a construction or similar environment.
- Ability to read and interpret instructions and diagrams related to equipment operation and maintenance.
- Strong attention to detail and ability to follow safety procedures.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- Good communication skills and ability to work effectively with others..
- Willingness to work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays, as needed
- The base hours of work are a regular 44-hour work week, with the potential for extended work hours based on business needs.
- Remote location
- Uneven ground
- Site congestion
- Obstructed pathways
- Predominantly outdoor climate
- May be exposed to extreme hot or cold weather
- Various noise levels caused by tools, machinery, equipment, etc.
THIS IS A JOB OPENING POST
This position is posted by Iron & Earth. Your interest in this position would involve participating in the Net-Zero Pathways (NZP) Program, once hired by the employer.
The Net-Zero Pathways Program will enable self-identified and engaged Indigenous and fossil fuel workers, members of underserved communities (list or not?) to diversify their skills into the net-zero sector.
NZP is a 7-week program that provides one-on-one case management, employability soft skills teachings, and engagement with employers to recruit and hire skilled workers seeking reliable employment opportunities.
Week 1: Introduction /overview of the renewable energy sector. NZP offers a fully paid 5-day (including wrap-around financial assistance) employability and employer-based workshop with an overview of the opportunities in the renewable energy sector.
Weeks 2-7: Hands on training. We will assist you for the first 6 weeks of your employment onboarding with an employer in the renewable energy industry.
HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates should send their résumé/CV and cover letter to [email protected]
Please mention Job 81 when applying.
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This project is funded in part by the Government of Canada's Sectoral Workforce Solutions Program.