ABOUT THE EMPLOYER
Decarbonization is no longer an abstract future commitment. It is driving policy across Canada as we work towards a net zero future. This company believes existing infrastructure cannot be immediately discarded to realize this goal, and we cannot pursue strategies that make energy unaffordable and unreliable for Canadians. The company believes disruption doesn’t need to be disruptive. and we can make the journey to net zero a more seamless transition.
Headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, the company is the largest owner and operator of battery storage projects in Canada and a leader in the development of energy storage solutions supporting jurisdictions across Canada as we work towards a net zero future.
ABOUT THE JOB
The Junior Facility Engineer - EIT is a full-time role as part of the Engineering and Operations team. Reporting to the Director, Development & Projects you will provide technical support activities for company owned and operated facilities. You will be involved in all technical phases of the project lifecycle.
As you could potentially be working on projects across the globe, regional and international travel will be required.
- Coordinate reviews and updates of all protection and controls for generators and high voltage equipment.
- Assist and document troubleshooting of all E&I related problems either remotely or on site.
- Assist and document troubleshooting of all communication and networking related problems either remotely or on site.
- Follow the MOC (Management of Change) process, ensuring required due diligence is carried out and documented.
- Make asset risk and value-based decisions in collaboration with the field operations team in a real time and near real time environment.
- Develop scope, cost estimates and risk assessments in collaboration with stakeholders for newly identified work greater than $5,000.
- Assess, prioritize, and validate emergent maintenance expenditures within established framework and business rules.
- Create Capital Investment Summary documents, identifying problems/opportunities and associated risks along with the recommended scope, schedule, and costs to mitigate the identified risks for both emergent and future year capital projects.
- Work with the field operations team to lead the maintenance and operations managed capital planning process for their respective areas and participate in work prioritization across all generating assets for centralized investment decisions and fiscal work plan development.
- Identify opportunities to integrate and coordinate maintenance and capital investments, working with business partners to initiate maintenance programs and capital plan revisions.
- Facilitate collaboration between Stations’ asset planning, engineering, and operations for process improvements and efficiency opportunities.
Development and Acquisition of Projects:
- Support the development team through reviewing technical documentation and providing comments.
- Provide input and documentation for site control and permitting and regulatory activities.
- Prepare preliminary Design Basis Memorandum or Functional Specifications for use by EPC(M) contractors as well as contribute to cost estimate development and provide support to the construction project manager.
- Support major equipment procurement processes
- A recognized Electrical Engineering degree and registered, at a minimum, as an Engineer in Training with APEGA. Professional Engineer and C.E.T. designations will also be considered.
- Experience working on power generation projects considered an asset.
- Experience working with different relays and their software including: Schneider Electric, GE Multilin, SEL, and Woodward considered an asset.
- Experience working with data concentrators, switches, RTAC’s, RTU’s, SCADA and HMI considered an asset.
- Experience working with CDEGS, PSCAD, ETAP performing power system studies considered an asset.
- Valid Class 5 driver’s license with clean drivers abstract.
- Strong organization, time management and detail-oriented skills.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Approximately 50% but will vary based on operational and project needs.
HOW TO APPLY
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 fossil fuel workers and their communities to diversify their skills into a 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: Employability skills training and overview of renewable energy sector. NZP is 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 on the Job Training. We will assist in placing you in a paid on-the-job training for 6 weeks with an employer in the renewable energy industry.
Interested candidates should fill out the Participant Registration Form as well as send their résumé/CV and cover letter to [email protected]
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This project is funded in part by the Government of Canada's Workforce Solutions Program.