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Liberty Utilities Engineer III, Project Management - Wind in Joplin, Missouri

Engineer III, Project Management - Wind

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At Algonquin-Liberty , we hire passionate people who care about doing the right thing for our customers. We are entrepreneurial, creative, and outcome-focused. Here, your natural talent and achievements will flourish in an inclusive environment of teamwork, trust and continuous learning. We are always pursuing excellence to exceed our ambitions goals, rewarding both the goal outcome and how we achieve it.


This position is responsible for intermediate-level Engineering support with specific expertise in one or more areas, and project management within the multi-disciplined Operations Engineering department. The role will provide expertise based on education and experience for all generation assets as part of the Operations Engineering group to ensure the long-term profitability and safety of the assets.



  • React to changes in work assignments and priority and undertake all other tasks as assigned.

Project Management:

  • Execute intermediate projects of medium scope and complexity related to the upgrade, repair, replacement or retrofit of wind power generation equipment (including blades and other composite components, tower, bolted connections, yaw system, cooling systems, hydraulic system, and main bearing).

  • Effectively communicate project status, risks and opportunities, and cost / schedule performance to stakeholders.

  • Manage external partners, including service providers, contractors, consultants, equipment vendors, and parts suppliers as required to meet project requirements.

  • Provide project planning services for technology-based projects including preparing; (1) scope of work definition, (2) budget estimating, and (3) project scheduling for the purpose of project justification and obtaining project approval.

  • Prepare, support, update, and maintain various project documents including business cases, project justification summaries, project charters, project plans, project status reports, tracking of project milestones and financial deadlines, project schedules, technical memos, requests for information, project completion reports, etc.

Engineering Support:

  • Apply engineering knowledge and expertise, with a low to moderate level of guidance and direction, for the safe and reliable operation and maintenance of the wind generation portfolio of Liberty Renewables.

  • Apply a variety of standard problem-solving techniques for resolving technical issues associated with the operation, maintenance and repair of various power generation assets.

  • Apply sound technical judgement in decision making, utilizing the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data from various internal and external sources.

  • Critically review, analyze, interpret and summarize a variety of technical reports and documentation related to wind generation assets and systems.

  • Provide engineering technical guidance and assistance to junior professionals within the Operations Engineering Dept or lead role in a multi-disciplined technical case.

Document Management:

  • User-level knowledge and experience with document management systems (e.g. SharePoint), procedures, filing systems.

Education and Experience

  • University - Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required

  • A minimum of 5+ years of previous relevant experience required, ideally working with Wind fuel type

  • Certification in Project Management (PMI), or Professional Engineer Designation

On August 10th 2023 , our company announced its intent to pursue a sale of our Renewables Energy Group and position ourselves as a pure-play regulated utility company. For more on this announcement, you can read the press release .

Our purpose is sustaining energy and water for life, and it is demonstrated in everything we do as a business and as an employee team.

As the successful candidate

Our Mission

We provide safe, secure, reliable, cost-effective and sustainable energy and water solutions. Our mission is how we create value as an organization—it is what drives us every day to fulfill our purpose.

Our Vision

We better the lives of our customers and communities. Our vision is what we see as possible. It's where we aspire to be, what we want to achieve and how we'll make animpact. It guides and keeps us on the right path as we work towards fulfilling our purposes.

Our Guiding Principles

  • Customer Centric

  • Integrity

  • Entrepreneurial

  • Teamwork

  • Owner mindset

  • Outcome focused

  • Continuous learning

What we offer

Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

401k Plan with matching

Company funded Pension program

Share purchase/match plan

Leadership Development Program

Volunteer paid days off

Employee Assistance Program

Achievement fund

Free parking

Variety of Health & Wellness programs

Discount and Perks program

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you are excited about this role and are not confident you meet all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to investigate the opportunity further.

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 our employees and expect each of our employees to honour this commitment in their daily responsibilities.