Leaf Ninjas – Want to do meaningful work? Do projects in beautiful places in nature? Remote and within City parks and riverbanks? Join a supportive team on and off the field of work. Learn new innovative skills? Practice sustainable energy? We need experienced workers with a passion for excellence to join our team. Let us teach you new skills and solar PV! You don’t need to have solar experience! If this is exciting to you, and our core values below are what you agree with.. APPLY HERE!
- We have passion
- We have an affinity for nature
- We work with integrity, always
- We are devoted to the purpose and the people
- We work hard
- We believe we can accomplish anything
- We are constantly improving – Kaizen
- We are balanced
Position Title: Solar Irrigation Technician (We’ll teach you solar if you have irrigation experience!)
Job Function: Field Technician
Job Type: 8+ weeks
Reports To: The Solar Irrigation Technician will report to the Project Manager and CEO.
Job Overview: The ecological restoration projects we install require irrigation systems to ensure plant survival and optimal growth. Our company has developed a one-of-a-kind remote solar system with our internal patented technology. They’re used because traditional irrigation systems do not support sensitive ecological sites or regular means of watering are not accessible. We are looking for an individual who has a passion for the outdoors, horticulture and irrigation systems and experience in these fields to match that passion.
Responsibilities and Duties:
Preparation of the systems to be used to irrigate fall plant installations and for 2023 projects
Installation of irrigation systems at different locations
Testing and quality control of the systems
Monitoring of the systems over the remainder of the season
Reporting of failures and photo journaling at each site
Maintenance of filters, intakes, pump components, solar panels
Support the other teams with ecological restoration activities as needed
Takedown and cleaning of the systems at the end of the season
High school diploma or greater
Strong knowledge of irrigation system design
Willingness to work and travel alone
Valid driver’s license
Mechanically inclined and strong problem-solving skills
Physical strength and agility to get to remote areas with materials
Ability to manage multiple projects, inventory, and installations
Job Duration: Seasonal employment ongoing yearly rehiring – Immediate to mid-November
Required Travel (how much travel is required in order for the user to perform the duties of this position): 10-20% – Mostly local with some short out of town trips
Experience: Minimum amount of experience required for this position. 2-4 years of experience with irrigation system setup, maintenance and design.
Wage: $23.50-$29.50 depending on experience
Location: Calgary, AB, Canada
Online application: https://forms.gle/2Da4qTYCvffY1qLC9
Leaf Ninja’s (LN) focus is on the long-lasting approach to ecological restoration. They achieve this through a full life cycle approach to projects with ecological and habitat restoration professionals and equipment. With their team, innovation, and experience they supply, install, design, maintain and monitor restoration projects in Alberta, British Columbia, and Saskatchewan.
Based in Calgary, Alberta, LN has been involved in high-profile soil bioengineering, ecological, and habitat restoration projects throughout western Canada for the past 10 years. They’re qualified to work in active mine sites such as Teck, Suncor, and Syncrude, municipalities, and private land. They have designed several innovations to improve the success of ecological restoration projects such as a remote solar irrigation system and rooted live stakes to install soil bioengineering projects out of dormancy season.
The LN team is the #1 rated contractor for the City of Calgary’s Habitat Restoration RFSO (2021). They are a prequalified prime contractor for the categories Riverbank Restoration, Erosion Protection, Landscape Construction, Landscape Maintenance, and Outfalls, for the City of Calgary. They have active projects in Calgary, Edmonton, Fort McMurray, Elkford, Beaverdell, and areas in southern Alberta. The LN team holds a variety of certifications to support their practice – Certified Ecological Restoration Practitioners, Professional Management Professional (PMP), Environmental Assessment & Restoration, MSc, Specialization Certificates in Ecological Restoration.
We are confident that our experience in a variety of eco-sites, approach and unique understanding of high-quality, long-lasting habitat restoration projects make Leaf Ninjas the ideal organization to implement installations to improve the resilience and biodiversity of Western Canada
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