ENGIE Canada – Renewable Operations Engineer – Cape Scott Wind LP (Port Hardy, BC)

Join the Western Canada team as a Renewable Operations Engineer at the Cape Scott Wind Farm in Port Hardy, BC. In this role, you’ll be responsible for functions relating to renewable energy generation facility betterment, facility efficiency monitoring, plant performance measurements, engineering and project coordination. Also included are maintenance and repair or wind turbines generators, solar inverters as well as substations, other renewable energy systems and balance of plant equipment.

What you’ll do:

  • Participate and support site safety and environmental management systems; assure safety and environmental considerations are included in engineering products.
  • Manage site engineering documents and design information to be accurate and of high quality.
  • Collaborate with the North American engineering team to provide engineering, management and technical support to operating sites.
  • Use technical information, such as design information, operating experience and fundamental engineering principles, to resolve equipment performance problems and technical issues and to provide input to operational decisions.
  • Monitor and evaluate equipment and system performance by examining and trending the results of condition-monitoring activities, reviewing equipment failures, analyzing availability/reliability information, and performing system inspections. Provide follow-up actions that are timely and effective, based on identified problems, trends, and root cause determinations.
  • Ensure sites maintain electrical NERC, WECC and BC Hydro compliance requirements.
  • Provide technical guidance support of site operations and maintenance procedures. 
  • Manage subcontractors during site maintenance outages as required.
  • Evaluate and develop site improvement projects.  Provide economic justification, develop RFQ’s, evaluate bids and contract T&C’s and award PO’s, manage contractors, QA/QC monitoring, field change requests and develop budgets and manage cost control responsibilities for projects.
  • Develop and present training as required to site personnel.
  • Present engineering analysis, plans and recommendations to site staff, management and directors.
  • Available to serve as relief for Cape Scott Wind Farm Site Manager.
  • Ability to travel for short term assignments as required.
  • Utilize software based purchasing, work order, preventative maintenance and inventory systems.
  • Acts as a team member with all employees of the renewables sites and collaborate with members of the ENGIE team at other sites across various businesses.

What you bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, ability to be registered as P.Eng. or E.I.T in British Columbia
  • Minimum six (6) years electrical generation plant experience or equivalent experience
  • Experienced at preparing high-voltage equipment switching plans
  • Desired working knowledge of power generation equipment, protection and isolation equipment, substations, electrical collection systems as well as SCADA control and HMI systems
  • Possess strong planning, scheduling and project management skills with the ability to plan and work independently
  • Possess strong computer, analytical, written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated leadership skills to manage and supervise people
  • Performs other duties as directed by the Renewable Operations Engineering Manager
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Must have and be able to maintain a valid driver’s license

Additional Information/Conditions:

  • Ability to climb ladders and work in heights > 250 feet; enter confined spaces as required to complete assigned task.
  • Enter and work in a confined space.
  • Lift 50 lbs. of weight.
  • Eyesight corrected to 20/40 to accurately read and interpret instruments and gauges.
  • Hear and understand audible alarms, detect changes in noise levels of rotating equipment and portable radio communication.


ENGIE North America isn’t just participating in the Zero-Carbon Transition, we’re leading it!  Join us as we develop energy that is more renewable, more efficient and more accessible to everyone. 

Unite with us in leading the transformation of the world of energy!  ENGIE is looking for talented and motivated individuals to create the future of energy and customer solutions.  Join a rewarding and flexible work environment that encourages innovation and creativity to help customers meet their energy challenges today and in the future.  Are you up for the challenge?

At ENGIE, our goal is to support, promote, and thrive on diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We do so for the benefit of our employees, customers, products and services, and community.  So ENGIE is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is also an affirmative action employer.  We are firmly committed to creating an equitable and inclusive environment for all employees.

We are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.  All employment decisions at ENGIE are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications.  ENGIE is committed to providing equal employment opportunity regardless of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, civil union, or domestic partnership status, military service or veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition, genetic information, or any other legally protected category (referred to as “protected characteristics”) as defined by applicable federal, state or local law in the locations where we operate.

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To apply, use the link below: https://www.jobs.engie.com/jobs/renewables-operations-engineer-%E2%80%93-western-canada-180979