Power Generation Plant Operator Opportunity

Power Generation Plant Operator Opportunity

Alterra-power-corptoba-montroseAlterra’s 40% owned Toba Montrose General Partnership (TMGP) is operating the East Toba River and Montrose Creek run of river hydroelectric plants north of Powell River. Additionally, in 2016 it is expected that TMGP will become responsible for operating the 62MW Jimmie Creek hydroelectric plant, which is currently under construction.

TMGP is seeking a qualified individual to join our current operations team which is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the East Toba and Montrose facilities. An emphasis will be placed on hiring a qualified local resident and/or a First Nations partner.

The ideal candidate will have the following experience and qualifications:

  • Previous experience of controlling plant operations through a computer based HMI in a large industrial environment (power or steam generation, pulp and paper production, oil and gas refining, etc).
  • Red seal trades qualification in a related field.
  • First Aid Level 1 (minimum) or higher (advantageous);
  • A valid B.C. Driver’s License;
  • Physically fit.
  • Qualifications associated with mobile crane operation and/or a class 1 driving licence would be considered advantageous.

In addition, strong interpersonal and communications skills are essential. The successful incumbent will be self-motivated, flexible and able to work independently. An appreciation for working in a remote environment is essential.

We offer a competitive compensation package which includes full medical/extended health benefits and an Employer Matching RRSP program. Camp accommodation (room and board) as well as travel to and from site is provided by TMGP. The successful incumbents will work a week on/week off shift roster.

Applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume with full details of qualifications and experience by email to noting ‘TMGP Plant Operator’ in the subject line. Applications will be accepted until May 24, 2015.

Further information about Alterra may be found on our website:

Alterra Power Corp. is a leading global renewable energy company, operating five power plants totaling 553 MW of generation capacity, including British Columbia’s largest run-of-river hydro facility and largest wind farm, and two geothermal facilities in Iceland. Alterra owns a 247 MW share of this capacity, generating over 1,250 GWh of clean power annually. Alterra has an extensive portfolio of exploration and development projects and a skilled international team of developers, explorers, builders and operators to support its growth plans.

Download TMGP Plant Operator May 2015 PDF