Lead Engineer ($120K-180K plus benefits!)

at Abundant Solar Energy Inc.
Location Vaughan, Canada
Date Posted September 23, 2022
Category Engineering
Job Type Permanent


Advance your engineering career while making a difference in the well-being of the environment!
Be compensated with a generous salary of $120-180K, plus bonuses and excellent benefits!
Join a fast-paced, dynamic team invested in your professional development!
About Abundant Solar Energy Inc.

Abundant Solar Energy Inc. ("Abundant") is a 100% Canadian-owned independent renewable and clean energy project developer and asset operator. Since 2013, Abundant has enabled the proliferation of renewable and clean energy contributing to Net Zero carbon emission goals through its development, engineering, and asset management services in Canada and the United States.

The Abundant team has over 100 years of combined experience in the renewable and clean energy industry. Our experienced professionals thrive in a culture of cooperation, teamwork, and commitment to excellence. We are proud to have a team that is passionate about what they do and are inspired by the opportunity to help each other achieve our common goal: making a difference in the environment through the development, engineering, financing, and management of solar energy.

For more information about Abundant, please visit our website.

About the Opportunity

Currently, Abundant Solar Energy Inc. has an exciting opportunity for a Lead Engineer to join our team in Toronto, Ontario, on a full-time basis.

As a key member of the Abundant team, you will lead the design and engineering of multiple solar projects that range in size and complexity, from beginning to end. You will work closely with key stakeholders in Utility companies in various jurisdictions and play an active and leading role in Project Management on the solar energy project development progress.

While no two days in this fast-paced role will ever be the same, your typical responsibilities will include:

Managing the day-to-day activities of the engineering of renewable construction projects
Ensuring all designs and engineering deliverables comply with all applicable standards, rules, regulations and industry best practices
Leading, coaching, and supervising the Abundant team, as well as overseeing the work of remote engineering consultants and subcontractors
Managing multiple projects at once, adhering to schedules, milestones, and budgets
Overseeing interconnection design and studies with both the internal team and external parties
Developing and implementing Utility/interconnection-based communications and relation
Ensuring the effective interdisciplinary coordination between in-house resources, engineering consultants, equipment suppliers, and construction
Supervising and driving the issue of engineering deliverables and approving the key engineering documents to maintain the construction schedule
More About You

In order to qualify for this role, you'll have a Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering, and be a Licensed electrical engineer in the province of Ontario. For this senior role, you will also have a minimum of 8 years of experience in electrical engineering, preferably with previous work in solar power, or working in Utilities. For this role, you must also be able and willing to travel to the US multiple times per year.

Hands-on leaders with technical skills and an entrepreneurial spirit, who have the desire to grow with Abundant in the long-term - this role is for you!

The ideal candidate will bring the following skills and experience:

Project Managing, ideally in energy infrastructure or the solar industry
Proven experience managing engineering consultants and contractors
Laser focus on delivering projects on time and within budget
Proactive thinker who can identify issues and come up with effective solutions to problems
Excellent communication skills in both written and verbal form.
Experience working with Utilities or in the engineering department of a construction company (asset)

Your organizational skills will ensure your success in this role as you work on multiple projects in order to meet competing demands in a fast-paced environment. The ability to work effectively in both a team and independent environment along with impeccable interpersonal skills makes you an excellent candidate for the position.

About the Benefits

In return for your hard work and dedication, you will receive a highly competitive salary of 120k-180K, based on skills, experience, and on-the-job performance, along with the following benefits package:

Incentive bonus based on performance
Extended health, dental and vision benefits
Cellphone package monthly allowance
Eligible for company stock option plan
Professional development/training
Huge opportunities to build your career as you grow within our organization

Upon joining Abundant, you will be welcomed into a team of motivated professionals, where open communication is valued at all levels - apply today!

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