Career Launch into the Wind!

Friday January 9 2015 was a very special day for me. In addition to being my brother’s birthday, it is also when my career decision to re-enter Wind, full-spectrum, really began. First, I receive word that my application to join the tower erection team at a 10 turbine project in Morse, Saskatchewan has been accepted, with first day on Monday Jan 12th!  I wrap up my job in Ft McMurray (now reeling under the plunging oil price), get bus ticket booked, bags packed and on the road 48 hours later, riding the Dog to downtown Calgary, then east to Swift Current.  The project, which is estimated at about 8-10 weeks, features 10 Siemens 2.3/113 power plants, and is being built by Signal Energy Constructors. Cold weather won’t bother me nearly as much after this gig!

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Looking forward to dynamic, full-time projects and employment in the Canadian wind sector in 2015!Born and raised off-the-grid in the BC Canadian backwoods during my formative years. Past 10 years in renewable energy, electrical trades, marketing and non-profit activities. I am launching a renewed focus in 2015 on utility-scale wind power, in both technical-trades and social media roles.Skills include written & verbal communication, research & marketing, networking & social skills, language competencies (German), renewable energy sector experience, computer literate and Internet savvy, strong knowledge of and relationships within the Canadian clean energy sector.Technical wind power construction experience includes tower wiring and high voltage terminations (Vestas V90 and Enercon E-80).Career Highlight: in 2013/14, 9 month contract employment on the construction of Blacksprings Ridge, Western Canada's largest wind farm, in southern Alberta, at 300 megawatts and 161 Vestas turbines.

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