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Operator electrician – Hydroelectric Energy

  • Full Time
  • Marathon
  • 2023-12-11

Website Innergex Renewable Energy Inc.

Operator electrician – Hydroelectric Energy

Marathon, ON, Canada and 1 more (On-site)

Why should you join our team?

Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. is an independent renewable energy producer with an extensive and growing portfolio of assets in Canada, the United States, France and Chile. The Corporation develops, acquires, owns and operates hydroelectric facilities, wind farms, solar farms and energy storage facilities.

For more than 30 years, Innergex has believed in a world where abundant renewable energy promotes healthier communities and creates shared prosperity. We are convinced that generating power from renewable sources will lead the way to a better world. We remain committed to responsible growth that balances people, our planet, and prosperity. We believe in offering an engaging, inclusive and supportive work environment where each team member can thrive.

Your contribution!

Reporting to the Manager – Operations and Maintenance, Hydroelectric and Solar Energy, you will operate the safe and efficient maintenance of the Umbata Falls facility.

Your day-to-day!

  • Operate the hydroelectric power plant by way of conducting and documenting all regular monitoring and maintenance;
  • Carry out all actions required to optimize the output and production of the power plant;
  • Participate in the set-up and monitoring of a Preventative Maintenance program for the plant and facilities’ equipment, including the electrical and mechanical testing and repair of equipment;
  • Read electrical schematics, wiring diagrams, pneumatic and hydraulic drawings;
  • Carry out all necessary actions for the troubleshooting and resolution of alarms generated by the hydroelectric power plant to minimize downtime (availability 24 hours a day) when on duty;
  • Manage and/or assist any specialized contractors needed to perform maintenance and repairs at the power plant;
  • Participate in the daily work planning and operations activities;
  • Operate and drive a loader when required during the daily operations;
  • Assist in the management of overflow camp facilities for contractors and visitors;
  • Adhere to and implement the Occupational Health and Safety standards at Innergex;
  • Adhere to a variable work schedule and reside at the Innergex residence while at the facility.

Your skills, our requirements!

  • Training completed as an electromechanical technician or in industrial mechanics;
  • Experience troubleshooting, maintaining, and repairing industrial, electrical and electronic control systems and other related devices, an asset;
  • Experience with hydro plant operations, an asset;
  • Proficiency in English (written and spoken).

Additional considerations!

  • The schedule is 40 hours per week, 10 days on, 4 days off;
  • On call 24/7 when on duty, however, not required to remain on site throughout the shift;
  • Comfortable in spending time in the bush;
  • Experience with heavy equipment, 4-wheel drives and snowmobiles;
  • Valid driver’s license in good standing as well as a general appreciation for outdoors.

Our benefits!

  • Opportunity to contribute to building a better world;
  • Competitive wages;
  • Group benefits (medical/dental/extended health/RRSP/ESPP/PTO);
  • Career development opportunities;
  • Ongoing training;
  • Dynamic work environment;

Innergex is an equal opportunity employer that values each person’s unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents. Innergex is committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment and bases all employment decisions on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. The key to our success as a global company is to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

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

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