O&M Performance Specialist, Renewable Assets

  • Full Time
  • Edmonton
  • June 22, 2024

Website Capital Power

Powering change by changing power.

A little about Capital Power

Capital Power (TSX: CPX) is powering change by changing power. This north star guides our ambitions, focus, and actions as we transform our energy system to power a net zero future. We’re a growth-oriented North American energy transition company headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta. We deliver reliable, affordable and decarbonized electricity solutions that communities can depend on.

Our people are at the core of our journey to get to net zero by 2045 and are transforming the future of power generation as a collaborative team of experts and innovators. We provide purpose-driven work in a safe and inclusive environment, and we live by our values. With us, your contributions matter. We’re here to partner with you so you can learn, innovate, and forge a career that’s meaningful to you. Join us in powering a clean energy future!

Your Opportunity

One Permanent Full Time Position.

Capital Power Corporation is seeking a highly skilled and motivated O&M Performance Specialist, Renewable Assets to join our team in Edmonton. In this role, you will have the unique opportunity to analyze and monitor the performance of our world-class Renewables fleet.  Additionally, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining analytical tools to solve complex problems and optimize the operation of our fleet.

You will contribute to our team by:

  • Developing, implementing, maintaining, and interpreting advanced and varied Renewables equipment models to optimize production and availability.
  • Contributing to cross-functional initiatives to meet and exceed Renewables fleet performance targets.
  • Managing projects to optimize the Capital Power Renewables fleet.
  • Acting as a Technical Subject Matter Expert (SME) in the performance management of Renewable Assets and educating others on the use of analytical tools to manage assets.
  • Providing recommendations for the operation and maintenance of Renewable assets, with decisions impacting the operational and financial performance of the fleet.
  • Collecting, reviewing, and interpreting feedback from diverse groups regarding the effectiveness of the analytical tools used to manage the Renewables fleet.
  • Resolving highly complex problems related to the operation of Renewable assets using a data-driven approach.
  • Providing recommendations for new and improved analytical tools and processes for the Renewable fleet.
  • Contributing to organizational change within the Technical Data Operations Center group.
  • Developing and interpreting analytical models with limited external review.
  • Regularly engaging with appropriate SMEs; including Operations, HSE, and Engineering to respond to production risks.
  • Building effective working relationships with diverse senior-level staff in other departments, including IS, Operations, HSE, and Engineering.
  • Collaborating with external parties including other Operators, OEMs, Industry Knowledge Authorities, and analytical tool vendors.
  • Mentoring peers and encouraging their development in the use and analysis of data.

What you will bring to the role:  


  • Completed post-secondary Mechanical or Electrical Engineering Technology Diploma or Degree (or a related field) or completed Renewable Energy Technologist Diploma.
  • Education equivalency may be considered with significant relevant experience.

Experience & Technical Skills:

  • 5 to 9 years’ experience in the renewables industry.
  • Proficient in the use of applications such as HMIs, Aveva Pi, Tableau, Power BI and computer programming languages such as Python, R, VBA, SQL or MatLab.
  • Proven analytical skills as it relates to assessing renewable asset operational performance.
  • Ability to communicate technical information and complex issues in a clear and concise manner to peers, business representatives, and external counterparts.
  • Ability to manage projects and work effectively in a cross-functional team.
  • Experience in the operation and maintenance of renewable assets is preferred.

Working Conditions:

  • Hybrid Office/Work from home position, with minimal travel to Capital Power facilities or other offices.

Additional Details:

This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

As this is a safety sensitive position, clearance of a pre-employment drug & alcohol test is required.

In order to be considered for this role you must be legally eligible to work in Canada.

The successful candidate for this position will undergo an education verification, reference checks and criminal record check.

We believe that creating a culture that supports employee physical, mental, financial, and social wellbeing is critical to our success. That is why we provide flexible and affordable employee benefits, retirement savings, and paid time off programs. We also provide comprehensive onboarding, training, and programs supporting your career development.

Depending on the posting requirements relocation assistance may be available.

How To Apply and Next Steps

Capital Power only accepts resumes via online application at www.capitalpower.com/careers. If you choose to submit your resume by any other means, we cannot guarantee that your application will be considered for vacancies.

Applicants with disabilities who require a reasonable accommodation to complete their application can request accessible formats, communication support, or other accessibility assistance by contacting careers@capitalpower.com.

Capital Power is committed to providing a fair and transparent hiring process. We recognize and embrace the value of diversity and hire employees with the appropriate skills, experience and knowledge for each position.

Thank you for taking the time to apply and expressing interest in powering a sustainable future with Capital Power! We wish that we could personally respond to everyone who applies; however, it is our practice to contact only those individuals selected for interviews.

To apply on this position please go to www.capitalpower.com/careers and search for JR805932.

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