WINTER 2022 CO-OP: Project Coordinator Co-op Student

  • Location: Wreck Cove, NS 
  • Deadline: November 19, 2021

Project Coordinator Co-op Student

Reference Number:        9091

Department:                     Hydro

Location:                           Wreck Cove, NS 

Type of Employment:  Term, FT (January – April 2022)

*** Applications for this position must include a cover letter, resume and academic transcript (unofficial is acceptable). ***

Nova Scotia Power’s greatest source of energy is our people. In a culture focused on safety, we’re committed to providing exceptional service to our customers and rewarding jobs to our employees. We’re hiring solution-minded people excited to help us grow into the future. We are currently looking to fill the position of Project Coordinator Co-op Student at our Wreck Cove Hydro Station in Cape Breton.


The successful student will support the Wreck Cove Hydro Station team.  Accountabilities include:

  • Supporting the engineering team in procuring and tracking long lead items and materials prior to planned outage;
  • Assisting contractors with site orientation and Contractor Safety Program;
  • Working with teams of project managers, project engineers, engineering specialists, operations and maintenance personnel, suppliers, engineering consultants and contractors to assure the successful completion of projects at Wreck Cove.

You will be responsible for your personal safety and that of co-workers, by observing and ensuring compliance with all Occupational Health and Safety Rules and Regulations.

Skills, Capabilities and Experience:

The successful incumbent must be enrolled in either an Engineering Technology program or be in their third year or higher of an Electrical or Mechanical Engineering program. The candidate must have exceptional communication skills, strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills, with good problem-solving techniques. You must be skilled in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint, and analytical skills.

In accordance with Emera’s occupational health and safety program and the Emera Vaccine Program, subject to any approved accommodation, all employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID19. For clarity, “fully vaccinated” means having the number of doses or combination of doses of a vaccine approved by Health Canada or local public health agencies in the jurisdiction in which they will be employed.

Reports to:   Capital Program Manager, Wreck Cove

Salary:   To commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Must Be Received By:  All interested candidates should apply no later than November 10 2021.

Late applications may not receive consideration.

Recruitment and Promotion Policy: At Nova Scotia Power we believe that it is powerful when everyone is included.

We strongly encourage applications from equity groups who have been historically underrepresented, including members of the visible minority community (especially those from historic African Nova Scotian communities), Indigenous peoples (especially Mi’kmaq), persons with disabilities, and women in nontraditional roles, as well as members of the LGBTQ+ community.

If you are selected for an interview and require a specific accommodation, please advise our Talent Acquisition team and we will support you with the recruitment process.