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Position: Solar Irrigation Project Manager
Company: Leaf Ninjas Inc.
Location: Calgary, Alberta. Applicants must be in Calgary during March 1st - October 30th. Applicants have flexibility to work remotely during November - February

Job Function: Project management and coordination
Job Type: Full-time
Details: 40+ hours/ week from April - October. 30 hours/ week from November - March
Reports To: The Solar Irrigation project manager will report directly to CEO

Job Overview:

The ecological restoration projects we install require remote irrigation systems to ensure plant survival and optimal growth. Our solar pumps are a proprietary technology that requires setup and monitoring at many different natural sites. We are looking for an individual who has a passion for the outdoors, horticulture and irrigation systems, the ability to coordinate team members and manages projects with experience in these fields to match that passion.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Preparation of the systems to be dispatched this spring
  • Installation of irrigation systems at different locations
  • Testing and quality control of the systems
  • Monitoring of the systems over the season
  • Manage and coordinate solar irrigation technicians
  • Purchasing of materials for projects
  • 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
  • Horticulture experience

Job Duration: Full time - March - October requires to be in Calgary. November - February the applicant may work remotely.

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: 26$/h to 32$/h depending on experience

Location: Calgary, AB, Canada

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Aug 9 2021    ID: 60909