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Associate, Liberty Foundations/New Grad Program-Engineering (Joplin, MO)

Joplin, MO, US, 64801

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. 

Purpose

About the program
We are currently seeking ambitious and driven candidates to join our newly developed new graduate program – Liberty Foundations. The Liberty Foundations program is a two-year rotational program, designed to provide new graduates with the breadth of experience in the Utilities industry.
At the start of the program, you will start journey understanding more about our organization with an orientation, which includes short rotations across fundamental departments and site visits. This overview will help launch the foundation of learning you will receive throughout the program.
At the completion of our in-depth orientation, you will complete three, 7-month rotations in our Engineering Stream. This will provide you with industry-specific technical and professional skills you will need after graduation from the program.
 

Overview
Your first rotation will be selected for you in one of these six rotational areas within the Engineering stream, based on your skills, experience and future goals. Each rotation offers a variety of opportunities to allow you to further develop new skills and gain a diverse set of skills in the field. Below is an outline of each rotational for Engineering:

Accountabilities

• Asset Management: Creating a platform to scan documents and drawings enabling us to vectorize data for future functionality with workflow process applications.
• Project Management: Learn about the project management process from conceptual, design to implementation of upgrades and new projects.
• Utility Engineering: Learn about all forms of how our commodity flows with hydraulic modelling, support project selection and prioritization for inclusion in capital budget.
• System Integrity: Learn about how Engineers look at the system from a reliability perspective
• Regulatory Compliance: Learn more about ensuring we're doing things in ways required by federal, state and local regulations.

• Codes & Safety Standards: Learn about the minimum design requirements, proof of concept and redesign of systems and ensure they are within federal, state and local regulatory guidelines.

 

Education and Experience

•     Newly  graduated  from  post-secondary  institution  with  a  focus  on  Mechanical,  Electrical or  Civil  Engineering,  Environment,  and  Business  or  an  equivalent  focus.
•     Strong  analytical  and  methodical  problem-solving  skills
•     You  are  a  self-starter  with  a  proven  ability  to  work  well  independently  or  within  a  team environment
•     You  collaborate  well  in  order  to  achieve  the  best  results  and  deliver  the  most  value
•     Willingness  and  flexibility  to  travel  for  rotations,  where  applicable
 

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

 

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: Joplin

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