September 6, 2022
The Wind Energy Institute of Canada (WEICan) is an independent non-profit organization that advances the development of wind energy across Canada through research, testing, innovation, and collaboration. WEICan owns and operates a Wind R&D Park that features five 2 MW wind turbines, a 109 kW photovoltaic array, and a 111.5 kW/223 kWh battery energy storage system.
Reporting to the Scientific Director, the Wind Systems Reliability Engineer contributes to research projects at the Institute, specifically those related to service life estimation/asset management of the wind turbines installed at the Institute. The Wind Systems Reliability Engineer will also participate in the development, implementation, and ongoing operation of testing and technology development projects.
Principle Responsibilities and Accountability:
Education and Training:
Graduate degree in Mechanical Engineering is preferred. Undergraduate, other engineering disciplines, or other related degrees (e.g. Physics) may also be considered.
The following experiences/skills/knowledge would be considered an asset for the successful candidate:
The position primarily involves work in an office environment at WEICan’s North Cape, Prince Edward Island site. Some field work, including climbing wind turbines and wind monitoring towers and work within a substation, may be involved in support of technical projects, both at WEICan and remotely. The position requires intermittent travel. Candidate must have a Canadian driver’s license and the ability to hold a Canadian passport is preferred. The position requires flexible work hours and evenings and weekend work will be required occasionally.
How to apply
To be considered for this position, please email a resume and cover letter to email@example.com with Wind Systems Reliability Engineer in the subject line.
Deadline: September 6, 2022 (deadline extended)
WEICan supports diversity and inclusion is its employment practices.Thank you to all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Visit www.weican.ca for more information about WEICan