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Project Coordinator (6 months contract)
Summary
Title:Project Coordinator (6 months contract)
ID:121937
Subsidiary:Liberty Power (formerly Algonquin Power)
Department:Business Development
Location:Oakville, ON
Country:Canada
Zip/Postal Code:L6J 2X1
Description

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

Purpose

The Project Coordinator is responsible for providing project coordination and project support to a wide range of Algonquin’s currently-contracted, renewable energy Major Projects.                                                                                                                     

Accountabilities

  • Attendance at regular weekly project review meetings will be a requirement for several ongoing Major Projects. Arrange Outlook meeting invitations, room bookings, distribution of materials for meetings, etc.
  • Maintenance of key ‘decision support documents’ for each project; Excel-based Issues List, MS Project construction Gantt schedule, Risk Registry, Stakeholder Registry, Excel-based project cost tracking, etc.
  • Assist with publication of narrative text ‘key project documents’ – Project Charter, Project Management Plan, Project Definition Document, etc.
  • Project administrative support including purchasing/invoicing, document management, preparing project approval packages, administering request for proposal and tender processes, etc. primarily for the Business Development projects.
  • Assist in preparing/updating project status reports.
  • Assist Project Manager in issues of environmental permitting and regulatory compliance as they relate to contractor/engineer and APCo.
  • Landowner Liaison – Ongoing interface regarding land/surface lease compliance and payments, issue resolution when applicable, work with Operations and Finance regarding initialization of payments due, crop damage compensation.
  • Project Safety – collect/file/expedite the following project safety matters.
  • Owner safety program, with specific reliance on culture of contractor care, custody & control.
  • Prepare and maintain required AP documentation, and 3rd party documentation.
  • Local Government Liaison – provide the following project activities relate to the local RM interface.
  • Assist to obtain local RM building permit as may be needed for projects
  • Community liaison committee, work with PM to form and initiate the CLC, facilitate financial contributions, facilitate knowledge x’fer to AP Operations at completion.
  • React to changes in work assignments and priority and undertake all other tasks as assigned.

Education & Experience

  • University degree in business or equivalent.
  • Must be an experienced Administrative Assistant or Project Coordinator – construction or engineering experience a benefit.
  • Must have excellent working knowledge of MS Office suite of products.
  • Working knowledge of MS Access for data-base management may be an asset.
  • Candidates either holding, or in the process of obtaining, additional Project Management certification/ training such as the Project Management Professional (PMP) designation are preferred.
  • Must have the ability to learn and utilize new software as required with the support of training as needed.
  • Must have a basic understanding of worker and public safety issues and environmental regulations.
  • Must have the ability to succeed in Algonquin provided safety training including practical and table top training.
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license and the ability to rent vehicles on the corporate account.
  • Must be able and flexible to travel within Canada and the United States as needed.

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp is a North American diversified generation, transmission and distribution utility with $10+ billion of total assets. (APUC) delivers continuing growth through an expanding pipeline of renewable energy development projects, organic growth within its regulated distribution and transmission businesses, and the pursuit of accretive acquisitions.

The distribution business group (Liberty Utilities) provides rate regulated water, electricity and natural gas utility services to over 750,000+ customers in the United States. The transmission business group invests in rate regulated electric transmission and natural gas pipeline systems in the United States and Canada.

The generation business group (Liberty Power, formerly known as Algonquin Power) owns a portfolio of regulated and long term contracted North American based wind, solar, hydroelectric and thermal powered generating facilities representing more than 1.5+ GW of installed capacity.

 

What we offer

Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

Share purchase/match plan

Defined Contribution savings 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.

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