[sust-mar] Renewable Energy, summer job, Falls Brook Centre, Fredericton NB & Glassville

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Position: Renewable Energy Apprentice
Type: summer job / summer student position
Organization: Falls Brook Centre
Location: Fredericton and Glassville, New Brunswick (see below)

Application deadline: April 25, 2016
Approximate start date: May 9, 2016
Term: This is a full-time, 16 week position.


Based in rural New Brunswick, the FBC demonstration site has ongoing energy efficiency retrofits and infrastructure efficiency upgrades. We are also heavily involved in finding, promoting, and demonstrating practical renewable energy solutions. For more information on our renewable energy programming, visit our website: http://fallsbrookcentre.ca/wp/programs/renewable-energy/

You are an excited, capable, and sustainability-minded individual. You are organized and efficient, and demonstrate excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills. However, you are also able to work independently and show remarkable drive and initiative. You are able to meet deadlines under pressure and produce deliverables outlined by your supervisor.

• Assist in the research, acquisition, and installation of renewable energy systems
• Document the retrofitting process
• Develop climate change adaptation educational events and other pedagogical activities
• Assist with RE Hub case studies through Northwest New Brunswick
• Facilitate public education events
• Assist with FBC events planning

The RE Apprentice will work closely with and report directly to the Renewable Energy Program Coordinator.

Skills and Job Requirements: 
• Post-secondary education related to: engineering, renewable energy technology, green energy solutions, electrician, computer sciences, environmental sciences is preferred.
• First Aid and CPR-C training is an asset.
• English proficiency required. Bilingualism (English and French) is preferred.
• Summer apprentices must be able to travel to Glassville, NB from Fredericton, NB as necessary throughout the contract period.


Applicants must have been enrolled in full-time studies at a post-secondary educational institution for the term immediately preceding their application (Winter 2016) and must be intending to return to full-time studies at an educational institution in the term immediately following the end of the contract (Fall 2016).

To apply:

Please send; a cover letter clearly indicating how you meet the qualifications for this position; a resume highlighting your education, work, and volunteer experience; and contact information for three references to our Administrative Assistant at: 
admin at fallsbrookcentre.ca 
Please ensure that the three documents are contained in a single .pdf. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Falls Brook Centre does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, colour, sex, age, veteran status, or disability. Members of any minority group are encouraged to apply.

Falls Brook Centre is an education and demonstration centre that inspires people to work together using environmentally friendly practices to create thriving local communities.


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