ABOUT THE EMPLOYER
The company is a leading Canadian clean energy developer that delivers projects in remote and northern communities in partnership with Indigenous Nations and Development Corporations.
Based out of Vancouver, BC, and Whitehorse, YT, the company is committed to solving key energy issues in Canada and empowering northern communities to transition from fossil fuels to clean energy.
The dynamic and diversely- skilled team is looking to grow, and the role we are looking to fill is multi-faceted.
ABOUT THE JOB
The dynamic and diversely- skilled team is looking to grow and you will join a small yet vibrant team that values employee growth, sustainability, and a healthy work environment.
The company is seeking a student or recent graduate with electrical experience to fill a position as Renewable Energy Operations Coordinator. This position is part-time to full-time, based in Vancouver, BC, or a remote home office within reasonable access to air-travel service to Yukon and Nunavut Territories. Travel to Yukon and Nunavut territories will be required an estimated 2-3 times per quarter and is an integral aspect of this role.
This position will focus on coordinating operations at many project sites in northern Canada, with the chance to support many other aspects of the business’ growth in the clean energy sector.
Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Coordination, implementation, and maintenance of NEC’s various renewable energy projects in northern Canada, which include but are not limited to:
- Wind farm operations
- Wind resource assessments
- Clean energy power systems
- Collaboration with vendors and service providers to produce/maintain project budgets and schedules.
- Monitoring project performance and coordinating timely response efforts to restore outages.
- Writing technical reports and safe operating procedures.
- Coordinating all permitting and environmental assessments.
- Project cashflow management, payments and invoicing.
- Contributing to project marketing campaigns and grant funding applications
- Participation in public engagement sessions.
Education and Experience Requirements
- Post-secondary degree (received or in progress) with background in electrical engineering, environmental science, renewable energy, geography, sustainability, project management, or other relevant degree.
- Experience in low-voltage electrical systems, design and construction (electrical trade training an asset)Basic knowledge of energy issues, including renewable energy
- Basic knowledge of engineering and construction processes.
- Project management or project coordination experience.
- Experience with environmental/permitting issues would be an asset.
- Experience in stakeholder engagement (regulators, utilities, Indigenous Nations) would be an asset.
Based in Vancouver, BC, or a remote home office within reasonable access to air-travel service to Yukon and Nunavut Territories.
THIS IS A TRAINING POSITION
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 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: 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.
HOW TO APPLY
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This project is funded in part by the Government of Canada's Workforce Solutions Program