Lead Operations and Maintenance Technician – West Cape / Norway Project

Lead Operations and Maintenance Technician – West Cape / Norway Project


Job Position: Lead Operations and Maintenance Technician – West Cape / Norway Project

Company: Engie

Expected salary:

Location: O’Leary, PE

Lead Operations and Maintenance Technician – West Cape / Norway Project Job Details:


As the Lead Operations and Maintenance Technician for our wind farms, your primary responsibility will be to ensure the safe execution of planned maintenance, oversee scheduled tasks, manage contractor hires, and supervise all related work. This includes troubleshooting, inspecting, and repairing substations, as well as generating daily and weekly reports using computerized work order systems. You’ll collaborate with cross-functional teams, including engineering and management, and serve as the main point of contact for turbine contractors and landowners, reporting directly to the site manager. Prompt responsiveness is crucial, as you must be able to reach the site within one hour during outages and emergencies. Your team will comprise between eight (8) to fifteen (15) external contractors, whom you’ll manage to ensure all site equipment functions correctly and adheres to safety standards through calibrations, testing, and maintenance procedures. Additionally, you’ll coordinate switch activities with external partners and regulators, while providing necessary on-site training to technicians as required.

  • Ensure site safety rules are communicated and adhered to through Site Specific Orientations, JSAs and Tailboard Meetings
  • Operate site equipment, both directly and remotely
  • Exhibit interpersonal skills that include listening to other’s ideas and viewpoints, earning trust, and resolving conflict situations
  • Perform the housekeeping functions and equipment cleaning necessary to maintain the site in a clean and neat condition.
  • Demonstrate the consistent use of Root Cause Failure Analysis techniques when solving plant abnormalities and equipment failures

What You’ll Bring

  • Minimum two (2) year diploma in a technical program or minimum two (2) years of experience equivalent experience including knowledge in high voltage, licensed industrial electrician, wind turbine technician, lineman, millwright, control technician
  • You must be capable of using a computer and software tools to analyze plant performance data and prepare reports or presentations and communicate with the control room and other field employees
  • You must be knowledgeable in electrical to be able to troubleshoot, repair, and maintain substation equipment such as: electrical control circuits, transformers, high voltage breakers and collection lines
  • Required to be on call as deemed necessary by supervisor for outage and emergencies
  • You must have or able to attain AVO substation technician certification within 12 months of hire

Additional Details

  • This role requires daily attendance at worksite
  • Must possess a valid Canadian driver’s license/clean driving record
  • Must be willing and able to comply with ENGIE’s policy with respect to COVID vaccination and testing
  • Must be willing and able to comply with all ENGIE ethics and safety policies
  • The position consists of 30% work indoors and 70% work outdoors; outdoor work may expose the employee to weather conditions
  • Could involve some lifting to 50 lbs


Salary Range: 33.45$ – 54.40$ CAD / hourly

This represents the average expected pay range for a qualified candidate.

The actual offered salary may depend on geography, experience, industry knowledge, education, internal pay alignment, or other bona fide factors.

ENGIE complies with all federal, provincial, and local minimum wage laws. Actual salary offered may vary depending on geography, experience, education, internal pay alignment, or other bona fide factors.

In addition to base pay, this position is eligible for a competitive bonus / incentive plan and emergency, or on-call pay.

Your talent acquisition partner can share more specific information regarding the benefits or the salary for the position based on the work location

At ENGIE, we take your well-being seriously. Our comprehensive benefits package includes affordable options for medical, dental, and vision coverage, life insurance, employer-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance, generous paid time off including vacation, holidays, sick leave, and parental leave, and a RRSP Retirement Savings Plan with a company match from day 1. But that’s not all – we’re dedicated to the health and happiness of your entire family, offering supplemental benefits for full time employees that enhance emotional and physical well-being, including fertility plans. Explore our employee benefits to see how we can support you.


ENGIE North America isn’t just participating in the Zero-Carbon Transition, we’re leading it! Join us as we develop energy that is renewable, efficient, and accessible to everyone.

At ENGIE, our goal is to support, promote, and thrive on diversity, equity, and inclusion. We do so for the benefit of our employees, customers, products and services, and community. ENGIE is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace, and we are firmly committed to creating an equitable and inclusive environment for all employees.

We are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.

If you need assistance with this application or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at [email protected]. This email address is reserved for individuals with disabilities in need of assistance and is not a means of inquiry regarding positions or application status.

We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment visa for this role at any time.

The safety of our employees is our number one priority. All employees at ENGIE have both a duty and the authority to STOP WORK if unsafe acts are observed.

Business Unit: GBU Renewables

Division: REN NORTHAM – US

Legal Entity: ENGIE Canada Inc.

Contract Type: Permanent

Job Type: Full – Time

Professional Experience: Junior (experience

Education Level: Technical College Diploma

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