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HYDROELECTRIC ENGINEER

Reference ID: ENG156

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Vancouver, BC
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Full Time
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Engineering

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Company Profile

Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. is a global player with an extensive and growing portfolio of assets in Canada, the United States, France, Chili and Iceland. The Company develops, owns, acquires and operates run-of-river hydroelectric facilities, wind farms, solar farms and geothermal plants exclusively producing renewable energy.

Sustainable development producing positive social, environmental and economic results guides our actions. We are not only proud of the work we do, but also of the way we do it. Our many accomplishments and continued successes are made possible by our outstanding team of employees.

Innergex, a publicly traded company, has offices in Longueuil, Vancouver, Lyon and San Diego.

The chosen candidate will be based at our Vancouver office.

Role and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Director – Engineering, the Hydroelectric Engineer’s primary role is to provide hydrologic analysis and hydraulic design support for projects in development, operation, construction and/or refurbishment. In addition, the Hydroelectric Engineer will support the BC hydrometric monitoring program, including discharge measurements in streams, equipment installation and maintenance, troubleshooting, and data processing and management. 

The main responsibilities are as follows:

  • Maintain strong communication with the Director – Engineering to ensure issues are addressed in a timely and consistent manner;
  • Complete hydraulic CFD modelling using Flow3D of hydroelectric project components with the support of the Project Engineer;
  • Review hydrological data and reports, and carry out statistical analyses;
  • Work with the AutoCAD Technician to produce feasibility design drawings;
  • Prepare reports and technical memoranda summarizing the findings of various studies;
  • Carry out document analytical work to support technical review by the Director – Engineering;
  • Participate in the development of design basis reports, technical specifications, design drawings and work plans;
  • Support the Hydrometric Specialist with fieldwork, including conducting and recording field measurements, data collection, troubleshooting and maintenance of hydrometric stations and networks.

Profile

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and spoken);
  • Strong sense of ownership over work and overall team objectives;
  • Proven ability to work with multi-disciplinary teams and to interact with diverse stakeholders;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment with rapidly changing priorities;
  • Eagerness to learn and join an experienced team of professionals;
  • Solid organizational skills and ability to prioritize workload;
  • Available for frequent travel to sites, primarily in southwest BC;
  • Willing to work outdoors, often in remote locations.

professional requirements

  • Undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering with focus on hydrology and hydraulics;
  • 2-5 years of experience in the engineering sector;
  • Experience with hydraulic and hydrologic modelling and calculations;
  • Experience working with specialist consultants and contractors;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, with emphasis on Excel;
  • Experience in the renewable energy industry an asset;
  • A driver’s license in good standing as well as experience with driving 4-wheel-drive vehicles;
  • The following certifications would be considered an asset: Swiftwater Rescue and Safety Training, First Aid, Avalanche Skills Training and ATV/snowmobile training.

 


Posted: July 11, 2018
Closes: September 9, 2018