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Project Manager, Operations

Company: Suncurrent Group
Location : Nanaimo,BC

* This is an ECO Canada Youth Employment Program position. Preference will be given to pre-approved candidates. For more information on this program please visit: https://www.eco.ca/employers/internship-program/
Company Profile

Established in 1981, Suncurrent operates in the renewable/sustainable development sector and is committed to Building a Better Environment. Our goal is to maximize emission reduction while achieving high capacity and utilization to confirm commercial viability. We are experienced managers, operators and project developers maintaining a curiosity that challenges us to innovate and take technology risks. We actively pursue partnership with like-minded people in the reach for sustainability.

The Suncurrent Group of companies are located with offices in Canada and Mexico / Caribbean Basin. We focus on enabling sector capacity growth. This vision is to advance seasoned implementation teams to meet the challenges and demand of new clean energy developments in the America’s.

Job Description

We are currently seeking a motivated self-starter with a passion for the environment and sustainability to join our team and grow within the organization. We have a small team of like-minded individuals, where collaboration and idea sharing are strongly encouraged. The ideal candidate will have strong technical knowledge (e.g. technician/trades training), an interest in renewables, and a willingness to be mentored on the business and project management side.

This position will be best suited to someone with a desire and willingness to learn, mechanically inclined and not afraid to get their hands dirty, with a go-getter personality and attitude to figure things out. Time will be split between operating and maintaining our Vancouver Island Biogas Utilization Centre.


Duties and responsibilities include, but are limited to:

  • Leadership in maintenance and operation of the facility
  • Conduct surveillance of operating equipment and critical parameters, while keeping accurate daily operations logs
  • Prepare equipment for maintenance and perform some maintenance and preventative inspections
  • Identify improvement opportunities and work with others to implement changes
  • Support and comply with the policies and programs of Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) Management System
  • Troubleshoot complex problems analytically to reach solutions
  • Act as a lead in the technical/functional area, coordinating the work of other service providers
  • Lead in relationships by attending regular meetings with facility partners
  • Plan and acquire required hardware, software and programming for new remote operations
  • Monitor operation and generation of clean energy facility

Skills and Competencies

  • Entrepreneurial, self-starter with the ability to work independently once trained
  • Retention skills and curiosity to improve work environment and processes
  • Receptive to learning new skills
  • High level of integrity, confidentially, and accountability
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude
  • Crossover capacity to digital economy from the built installed facility base
  • Ability to relocate to Vancouver Island and have own reliable transportation
  • Looking for ways to advance your passion of renewable energy and the environment and find a place in the clean energy future
  • Proficient computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office (MS Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Ability to communicate in a professional positive manner
  • Technical capacity to understand mechanical, electrical, control and how they interface in energy production
  • Previous experience in a technical trade, such as: construction, farming, electrical, HVAC, or mechanical will be considered an asset
  • Understanding of spreadsheets, cashflow performance, budgeting or financials will be considered an asset
  • Second language will be considered an asset
  • Must qualify for ECO Canada’s wage funding programs (www.eco.ca/internship/internquiz)
  • Currently unemployed or underemployed
  • Able to work in a full-time, permanent position withing 30 days from application
  • Intend to lead an environmental career in STEM or natural resources
  • Graduated from a recognized post-secondary institution with a 2-year diploma or 4-year degree
  • 30 years of age or younger
  • Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or have refugee status

Working Environment

  • Must be physically fit and able to work with some lifting and strength in your position
  • This is a safety sensitive position and there is no smoking permitted
  • Must be available for on-call emergency overtime when the need arises by responding to calls before and after standard scheduled hours of work

If you feel you are the perfect fit for this position and want to be a part of a company that will help you grow and attain professional success, please submit your resume and a cover letter explaining why you would be a great fit for this role.

ECO Canada has partnered with Suncurrent Industries Inc. to assist in the recruitment of this role. Please email your resume and cover letter to hr@eco.ca


We thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.