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Liberty Utilities Engineer III, Project Management in Ste. Brigitte des Saults, Canada

Engineer III, Project Management

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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.

At 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.


Project Management:

  • Execute intermediate projects of medium scope and complexity related to the upgrade, repair, replacement or retrofit of hydropower generation equipment (including Francis and Kaplan turbines, intake and wicket gates, hydraulic power unit, trash rack cleaning machines, hoists, cooling systems, bolted connections).

  • 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 hydropower generation portfolio of Liberty Renewables. Opportunity will also be available to expand into Wind, Solar, RNG, and Thermal portfolio.

  • 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 hydropower 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


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

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

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent

  • 3+ years of previous relevant experience

  • Certification in Project Management (PMI) and Professional Engineer (P.Eng) designation highly preferred

  • Great communication skills in both French & English

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. is a growing renewable energy and utility company with over $15 billion of assets across North America and internationally.

For more than 30 years, Algonquin has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to delivering clean energy and water solutions. Our rapid growth has led both our regulated utility services and renewable energy business groups into different geographies and commodities, but our purpose remains unchanged – Sustaining Energy and Water for Life.

Through our operating business (Liberty), we provide regulated electricity, water, and natural gas utility services to over 1 million customer connections, primarily in North America. And, our growing portfolio of clean, renewable wind, solar, hydro and thermal power generation facilities represent over 3 GW of renewable generation capacity in operation and under construction.

With our robust, diversified, and growing presence in communities across North America and internationally, we are continually demonstrating our “Think Global, Act Local” business model.

What we offer

Company funded Pension program

401k with Company match

Full insurance benefits (health/dental/vision/life)

Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

Share purchase/match plan

Defined Contribution savings plan

Top Talent Program

Volunteer paid days off

Employee Assistance Program

Achievement fund

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.