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Project Manager I, Energy Supply

Louisa, KY, US, 41230

Our purpose is sustaining energy and water for life, and it is demonstrated in everything we do as a business, and as an employee team.

At Liberty, we hire passionate people who care about doing the right thing for our customers. We are entrepreneurial, creative, and outcome-focused. Here, your natural talent and achievements will flourish in an inclusive environment of teamwork, trust and continuous learning. We are always pursuing excellence to exceed our ambitions goals, rewarding both the goal outcome and how we achieve it. 


An opportunity to join a dynamic team driven to source, attract and engage diverse top talent across North America. Ensure that the generation plant is a safe, efficient, reliable, and environmentally responsible source of power for the market, which will maximize shareholder return on their investment and minimize direct impact to Liberty's bottom line.  This position supports the operation and maintenance of the plant through the development of knowledge of all aspects of plant operation and maintenance.  This position will also develop, implement and manage projects as well as provide support for plant outages. This position will also develop skills in plant support systems.  This position will support other managers and Operator/Technicians.  This position will receive guidance from other members of management, but must be a self-starter, have the ability to self-direct and self-motivate, and perform duties will minimal support.


  • Support plant efforts in driving toward Liberty's Triple Zero target by participating in safety meetings and learning and supporting generation safety plans and processes.  Perform Safety Observations to ensure that generation operations safety plans and processes are followed.  Support short- and long-term strategies for improving safety.  Lead programs within multi-year safety training program as directed.
  • Develop understanding of plant function and operation, specifically operational systems, equipment and their integration. Develop understanding of plant maintenance processes and procedure.  Support Operator/Technicians and other engineers and Managers in the operation and maintenance of the generation Plants and be able to provide weekend support.  Be available for 24/7 support of operations and maintenance.  Provide support for O&M budget.  Support purchasing, by investigating and specifying equipment and parts as directed by other managers.
  • Develop, implement, and manage projects as assigned.  This includes developing work packages and bid documents, schedules, getting and evaluating bids, awarding contracts, and managing all aspect of contracts, including budget and schedule.  Provide support for larger projects.  Support development of Capital Budget.
  • Support outage planning and implementation.  Manage several outage items which has multiple people assigned with varying durations. Support other larger scope outage items, including contractor as well as self-performed.
  • Develop other expert skills in systems which support operation and maintenance of generation operations.  These systems include, but are not limited to, plant ratings, plant protection systems, Plant Distributed Control System, Maintenance Management System, Continuous Emissions Monitoring System, Corporate Financial Management System, etc
  •  Lead/develop/provide/and review engineering studies, analysis, testing and other regulatory requirements/programs using sound technical engineering to support and ensure the company maintains compliance with NERC/FERC mandatory regulation as applicable.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or mechanical engineering 

Years of Experience

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. is a growing renewable energy and utility company with over $15 billion of assets across North America and internationally.

For more than 30 years, Algonquin has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to delivering clean energy and water solutions. Our rapid growth has led both our regulated utility services and renewable energy business groups into different geographies and commodities, but our purpose remains unchanged – Sustaining Energy and Water for Life.

Through our operating business (Liberty), we provide regulated electricity, water, and natural gas utility services to over 1 million customer connections, primarily in North America. And, our growing portfolio of clean, renewable wind, solar, hydro and thermal power generation facilities represent over 3 GW of renewable generation capacity in operation and under construction.

With our robust, diversified, and growing presence in communities across North America and internationally, we are continually demonstrating our “Think Global,  Act Local” business model.

What we offer

Company funded Pension program

401k with Company match

Full insurance benefits (health/dental/vision/life)

Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

Share purchase/match plan

Defined Contribution savings plan

Top Talent Program

Volunteer paid days off

Employee Assistance Program

Achievement fund

Free parking, including free electrical charging


We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce.  If you are excited about this role and are not certain you meet the all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to further investigate the opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents. Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success. We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all of our employees and expect each of our employees to honor this commitment in their daily responsibilities.

Nearest Major Market: Huntington

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