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Project Manager - Wind Development

We better the lives of our customers and communities.

Purpose

The objective of the role of “Project Manager” is to provide overall project management for APCo.’s major renewable projects by successfully moving contracted renewable energy projects from the initiation of a capitalized project through the engineering, construction and commercial operation. The Project Manager is accountable for the prioritization and deployment of resources against approved projects with a clear view to financial viability and commercial success. The Project Manager will receive overall guidance from the Director Project Management, but is expected to initiate, lead, evaluate and complete all significant project management steps.

Accountabilities

 

  • Manage internal resources (related Algonquin engineering, technical and regulatory) and 3rd party service providers, related to various project development functions, for the purpose of the production of valuable work product, as well as budget and schedule compliance.
  • Monitor project development costs related to projects for which the Manager is responsible for the purpose of compliance with project budgets and projecting cash flows and future budgets as needed as well as variance reporting when requested.
  • Assess the engineering and financial quality of the data being used in the project development cycle for the purpose of risk identification and analysis as well as recommending additional resource allocation to address deficiencies.
  • Work with other team members and Algonquin staff in a cooperative development environment as both a Project Manager (management of budget, schedule, resources, etc.) as well as a supporting team member to other Project Managers,
  • Write reports and correspondence related to project development (engineering, costing, energy assessment, scheduling, etc.) as required and request for the purpose of updating internal and external project clients.
  • Construct, modify, and defend financial and engineering models for potential development projects for the purpose of project evaluation, prioritization, and ongoing financial investment.
  • React to changes productively and undertake other tasks as assigned in reflection of changing priorities and markets.

Education and Experience

 

  • Broad knowledge of the various technical and commercial aspects of the power generation industry required, (energy payments, capital and construction costs, power purchase contracts, interconnection issues, basic understanding of permitting and regulatory matters, etc.).
  • Working skill and knowledge within the development industry, preferably power generation – partnership agreements, government regulations, utility interconnection issues, debt financing, environmental permitting.
  • General knowledge of financial instruments and mechanisms used in the development (power generation preferred) industry (letters of credit, pro forma modeling, equity and debt contributions, cash flow projections, currency exchange, insurance, etc.
  • Broad knowledge required regarding engineering sciences related to various power generation technologies (civil/structural, geotechnical, electrical, etc.)
  • Skills – contract and agreement writing and execution, tendering and service procurement, Project Management including construction and development schedule and budget creation, reporting, and maintenance, report writing, team-work and collaboration,
  • Minimum Qualifications – Professional Engineering or Professional Project Management training, with 5-7 years related experience.
  • Minimum Qualifications – valid driver’s license and passport with ability to travel internationally as requested.    

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.