Microgrid Project Coordinator

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Microgrid Project Coordinator

Job Description – Microgrid Project Coordinator

HILAT – Who We Are:

High Latitude Energy Consulting (HILAT) was created to advance remote renewable energy
microgrids across Canada’s north. We are a small, technical team focused primarily on
feasibility studies while supporting all work associated with renewable energy development.
HILAT brings over 7 years of specific experience north of 60 and works closely with Inuit, First
Nations, and Metis communities to advance these goals.

What We Offer:

● To be a part of the energy paradigm shift in the Canadian north
● Interesting work on cutting-edge projects
● A competent and motivated team
● Competitive compensation and benefits package

The Opportunity:

High Latitude Energy Consulting is seeking a Microgrid Project Coordinator to fill out our team.
This position requires a motivated self-starter who can work effectively on their own as well as
within a small team. Outside of the High Latitude team, this position will involve extensive work
with various levels of government, Inuit, First Nations, and Metis communities and governing
bodies, funding organizations, regulatory bodies, and third-party consulting firms. Travel to
communities across Canada’s north will be required.

This can be an office-based or remote position, depending on the candidate. Preference will be
given to residents of Iqaluit, NU residence, followed by people living in Nunavut Hub
Communities (Ottawa, Montreal, Winnipeg, Yellowknife, Edmonton).

Employment Status: Permanent Full time – 40 hours per week

Wage Range: $38 to $48 per hour based on experience

Benefits: Employer paid comprehensive health benefits package after 3 months of employment
(including but not limited to: local health access, unlimited access to virtual health care, mental
health care and wellbeing, as well as virtual pharmacy via Dialogue); employer paid gym
membership, 5 paid sick days per year, two weeks paid vacation, flex time, and
work-from-home options.

Job Description:

Tasks include, but are not limited to the following:

● Collaborate with the Technical Manager to manage feasibility and possibly FEED
studies for microgrid clients across Canada with focus on the technical, financial,
socioeconomic, and regulatory components.
● Cooperate with funding bodies to identify and secure funding, communicate ongoing
budgets, and deliver all interim and final reports on behalf of proponents.
● Liaise with relevant permitting and regulatory bodies
● Use industry standard software or design calculators to perform financial and energy
modeling of renewable energy projects.
● Design and manage feasibility budgets containing multiple inputs, collaborators, third
parties and proponents.
● Cooperate and facilitate project transfers to Solvest for deployment.
● Participate in Community Outreach and Public Education initiatives related to
renewable energy
● Travel to remote communities across Canada’s northern territories is a requirement in
this position.

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

● Post-secondary degree in Science, Engineering or a relevant Project Management field
● Working knowledge of feasibility processes
● Strong written and oral communication skills including good technical writing skills
● Financial management principles to ensure decisions are fiscally sound and responsible
● Ability to interpret data and clearly communicate technical information
● Ability to prioritize projects and tasks with tight timelines, and with attention to detail
● Willingness to take initiative in outreach engagement and form strong working
relationships with all stakeholders
● Ability to work independently and as part of a team
● Proficiency with various computer platforms including Microsoft 365, Google Suite, and
Project Management software (ex. Monday)
● Familiarity with various energy modeling programs (RETScreen, PVSyst, HOMER, SAM,
● CAD experience would be an asset
● Renewable energy experience is an asset
● Experience living or working in Canada’s north is an asset
● Ability to speak Inuktitut is an asset

Additional Requirements:

Legally entitled to work full time in Canada

How to Apply:

Quoting the position title, please submit your resume and cover letter to the HR Department
at info@hilat.ca

We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest in this position. Only
candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.