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Associate, Tech 1 or Tech 2 Engineering Technician - Standards

Our vision is to be the utility company most admired by customers, communities and investors for our people, passion and performance.

Purpose

Our vision is to be the utility company most admired by customers, communities and investors for our people, passion and performance.
An opportunity to join a dynamic team driven to source, attract and engage diverse top talent across North America. With the guidance of leadership this position will support our Engineering Department. Duties include, but are not limited to: create work orders and projects, support engineers in designing, drafting, estimating, scheduling, packaging, distributing, and reporting on projects, organize and maintain our documents filling systems, support service agreement projects and billing for those projects, records, record and map easements, update system maps, and other duties deemed necessary to achieve department and business goals. As the candidate increases in skill, design will be required relating to areas of their competency. To be successful excellent organizational skills will be important as there may be many small projects that will need to be completed in a short amount of time.

Accountabilities

The successful candidate is expected to be organized and help plan, design, survey, and review various engineering projects to ensure that projects are consistent with company standards and applicable codes. The successful candidate must be able to oversee and manage various engineering projects to ensure timely completion that is cost effective and within budget guidelines. Must be familiar with and be able to learn software that aides in engineering projects. Must be familiar with and be able to learn how to use our filing systems to keep organized records and control document revisions. Must be a team player, have a great attitude and enjoy fast paced learning and production. This candidate will assist our team as required during emergency situations. Needs to understand basic power systems while maintaining a knowledge of new developing practices, trends and regulations across the industry. Will need to be a problem solver who has the ability to troubleshoot problems quickly, accurately and be able to recommend or implement solutions, including documents necessary for corrective actions and results. Will require follow through on commitments and job responsibilities. Sets priorities for tasks and goals, organizes information, effectively design and executes processes and programs. Poses the ability to examine and evaluate data and information to discern trends, issues and opportunities and make recommendations to address issues. Will be necessary to be able to think “outside the box”, and can develop new approaches to products, strategies or problem solving.  

Education and Experience

Experience or Degree in Engineering Technology, GIS, Project Management, Drafting, or other Construction/Engineering related field.

Years of Experience

Who we are

We know that the services we provide directly affect and are essential to our customers’ quality of life and wellbeing. From homes to hospitals, elder-care facilities to elementary schools, our customers depend on our ability to continue to provide safe and reliable energy and water services. For more than 30 years, Liberty has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to delivering clean energy and water solutions. Our rapid growth has led both our renewable energy and regulated utility services into different geographies and commodities, but our purpose remains unchanged – Sustaining Energy and Water for Life.

Today, Liberty provides regulated water, electricity, and natural gas utility services to over 807,000 customers in the United States and Canada. And, our growing portfolio of clean, renewable wind, solar, hydro and thermal power generation facilities represents over 2 gigawatts (GW) of installed capacity and more than 1.6 GW of renewable energy projects under construction.

Through embedding sustainability in our day-to-day business decisions and putting our customers first in all that we do, we know that we can do well by doing good. We recognize that we have a role to play in leading the energy transition towards greener solutions for our customers and communities. And, our recent recognition in the 2020 Bloomberg Gender Equality Index and as one of the Top 10 of Corporate Knights Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World ranking are testaments to our work in sustainability.

About Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp:

Liberty is a subsidiary of Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. (“Algonquin”). Algonquin is a North American diversified generation, transmission and distribution utility with $11 billion of total assets. Common shares, preferred shares, and installment receipts are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols AQN, AQN.PR.A, AQN.PR.D, and AQN.IR.  APUC's common shares are also listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AQN. 

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What we offer

  • Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

  • Share purchase/match plan

  • Pension Plan

  • Free refreshments

  • 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.

As part of our commitment, we work to ensure our application process is accessible to all candidates. If you require special assistance or accommodation during the hiring process, please notify the Talent Acquisition Team.

 


Nearest Major Market: Joplin

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