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Job ID #81 - Light Equipment Operator (Goldbeck Solar Canada Corp.)


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!


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



  • Full-Time
  • 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.


Drumheller, Alberta


This position is posted by Iron and Earth. Your interest in this position would involve participating in the Net-Zero Pathways (NZP) Program, if eligible.

The Net-Zero Pathways Program will enable self-identified and engaged Indigenous and  underserved communities, fossil fuel workers and their communities to diversify their skills into a net-zero sector. For 7 weeks, NZP 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 to Net-Zero and its pathways (renewable energy, energy efficiency and sustainability). NZP provides 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: We will assist with your onboarding for the first 6 weeks of your new job with an employer in the Net-Zero industry. You will also be assigned a Case Manager for support.


Interested candidates should fill out the Participant Application Form as well as 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.

Iron & Earth is committed to partnering with Indigenous workers to empower their communities to become self-sufficient in training programs, clean energy transition projects, and employment opportunities to combat environmental racism. It falls to all of us to continue the work of healing and reconciliation in our communities and our organizations. Our relationship with the land and the people who live here shapes who we are. It is in the spirit of reconciliation and honouring the past that we recognize treaties and agreements wherever they are and wherever we work.

We also acknowledge all peoples who live, work, and play on this land, and who honour and celebrate this territory.
As individuals and teams we may make mistakes along the way, but we are dedicated to growth, openness, compassion, and forgiveness. These principles in our work are essential to building successful and healthy relationships with individuals, communities, organizations, and governments.

We look forward to building a path to lead us to a better relationship with Indigenous nations and the environment around us based on peace, friendship, and respect.