Elevate Your Career with Hakai Energy Solutions

Find out who we are and what it is like to work with our team.

Who we are

We are a hardworking team of professionals who love to learn and build to the best of our collective ability. Hakai Energy Solutions is an electrical contractor, specializing in solar energy systems and renewable energy integration. Since 2011, we have had the opportunity to work in diverse environments, spanning across coastal British Columbia, and the interior. Hakai designs and builds integrated power systems for remote, off-grid and grid-tied clients, both commercial and residential. We are passionate about renewable energy and the climate, which is why we do what we do, but we are also explorers; we want to experience everything this beautiful province has to offer. Our clients have geographically ranged from the archipelago of Haida Gwaii to the Kootenay mountain range, and everywhere in between. We are proud to work with diverse clients, and communities – providing them with customized power solutions to meet their energy needs and project objectives.

Actively Hiring for the following positions:

  • Electrical Apprentices (mid-term)

How to apply:

Visit our job board to apply to open positions with Hakai Energy Solutions.

Why work with us

Why work with Hakai Energy? Because it’s endlessly full of challenge, discovery, and opportunities. That’s the simple answer but the perks extend far beyond, which is why our team tends to stick around. Here are a few of the many reasons to join the Hakai Energy team:

Community

Not only do we have the opportunity to work in some of the most remote places in British Columbia, we also gain insight into the lives of those who work and live there full time. We’ve been working with some of our clients for well over a decade, forming strong connections that have taught us more lessons than we could have ever hoped for. This is the foundation of Hakai.

Sustainability

Globally, we’re a small part piece of the puzzle transitioning traditional energy generation systems to renewable energy. In our corner of the world, Hakai has played a major role in diversifying western Canada’s energy generation, by building low-carbon renewable energy systems since 2011. Hakai Energy is a strong supporter of local conservation efforts, including land protection through the Comox Valley Land Trust, and sustainable management of forests for ecological, historical, and recreational value through the Cumberland Community Forest Society.

Cutting-edge technology

We work with the newest technology available, often before widespread public release. A job at Hakai Energy is a hands-on, immersive experience inside the rapidly changing renewable energy industry. When you join our team, you’ll be onboarded with software and technology training, in order to catch you up to speed.

Supportive team

We have a fantastic team in the field, as well as the office who supports each other to get the job done. This means you can focus on the job that you’re best at, and gain valuable exposure to accomplished solar professionals. Our diverse team consists of chartered accountants, engineers, telemetry specialists, red-seal electricians, administrators and more.

Education options

We offer ongoing continued professional development and training for all our employees. At Hakai we value knowledge and education, understanding that solar and renewable energy are evolving, growing industries. It’s important to us that we are always learning and improving ourselves so that we can stay on top of changing techniques and technologies. We offer extensive in-house training for our employees, and financial support for courses and training taken elsewhere.

Tooling

We don’t mess around; our equipment and vehicles are kept in abundance and in excellent working order. We strive to have the right tools for the job, ensuring our team of professionals can continue applying their skills to the best of their abilities, unhindered by improper or ill-performing tools.

Great compensation

We have made a long-term commitment to our team, their families, and our community by becoming a certified Living Wage Employer. Full-time employees are eligible to participate in the Hakai Energy profit-sharing program.

Flexible benefits

We know that everyone’s situation is different and life often throws us curve balls. Our flexible health and welfare program to cover the usual and the unusual, including dental, vision, and more.