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Career Opportunities

Enjoying a career is quite different from having a career. If you are seeking an opportunity to make a difference when you come to work each day and truly enjoy what you do, RealTerm Energy may be the place for you. Please see the position(s) we have available now.

Field Installation Supervisor - Kitchener-Waterloo (ON), Hamilton (ON), Rochester (NY)


Field Installation Supervisors are responsible for the implementation of the entire Installation process from start to finish, while providing direction to the Electrical Contractor as well as support and guidance to Project Management, other departments and the client.  Report project related information to appropriate stakeholders. Ensure complete customer satisfaction as on-site ambassador of RealTerm Energy.



Pre- Installation Stage:

At this stage the FIS is involved with the necessary components to bring a project from the data collection/design stage thru procurement to the installation stage as follows:

  • Periodically assists the GIS Dept. in the collection of data related to the existing Street Lighting inventory
  • Assess and report on the state of the infrastructure within the municipality during pre-site evaluations for requirements and potential defects.
  • Provide reports to Lighting Design and Estimating teams to properly budget a project. Make sure that the assessments completed capture requirements of each Utilities by jurisdiction / job location
  • Assist in the research of qualified electrical contracting firms to partner/subcontract for new and existing projects in existing and new regions/jurisdictions where the RTE operates/will operate
  • Interview and ensure potential contractors are qualified to perform the work.
  • Assist as required, Estimating and Project Management with negotiating pricing on materials and labor with Electrical Contractors.
  • Ensure Electrical Contractors  receive the necessary training to use ArcGIS App for data collection.
  • Research and fully understand the state and regulatory requirements and necessary qualifications of each jurisdiction where the company or its subcontractors is presently doing business
  • Assist in the delivery confirmation of products by insuring the EC returns product receipt acknowledgements prior to the start of installation


Installation Stage:

At this stage the FIS works with the Project Management team being directly responsible for the successful completion of the project as follows:

  • Conduct  installation kick-off meetings with the Client and the Electrical Contractor.
  • Facilitate direct communications between RTE and stakeholders (Public Works Departments, Local Distribution Companies, Utilities, Hydro Companies, Electrical Safety Associations, OSHA, Associations, etc.).
  • Monitor and report potential issues that may impact the budget and overall profitability of the project.
  • Coordinate installation of Luminaires.Monitor daily production of contractors to ensure they are meeting project timelines and commitments
  • Implementation of installation plan (includes arranging for fixture storage, managing contractors, monitoring crewing).
  • Conduct tailboard kick-off meetings with Electrical Contractors.
  • Monitor installation progress on a daily basis and review the data being reported by Electrical Contractors through the ArcGIS system, Email and Salesforce.
  • Perform Risk Assessment and Change Management in the project (Troubleshoot).
  • Diagnose errors and technical problems and determine proper solutions. Negotiate solutions with contractors.
  • Monitor Warranty Service requests.
  • Assist the Project Management Team in preparing the return merchandise authorization (RMA)’s and ensure that contractors follow company procedures.
  • Provide status reports to the client and RTE managers as needed.
  • Verify installation upon completion for workmanship and accuracy by completing applicable Quality Control processes, both FIS and 3rd Party QC
  • Provide  installation completion report at job completion.
  • Assist in closing out projects with the Project Management Team.
  • Ensure the highest level of customer satisfaction to our clients.


On-site Safety and Environmental Awareness:

  • Coordinate and arrange for Electrical Safety Association inspections, collections and submission of certificates.
  • Coordinate and ensure Recycling compliance including all certificates have been received and submitted.
  • Ensure efficiency and compliance with safety and workmanship standards.
  • Ensure all recycling and environmental requirements are fulfilled.
  • Other tasks as assigned.



  • Practical ingenuity.
  • Project Management skills.
  • Excellent communication skills at varying levels of audiences, both writing and verbal.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Ability to lead.
  • Capable of working in a fast-paced variable and volatile environment.
  • Ability to be as self-starter working independently at times but in Team environment
  • Solve problems quickly and effectively to maintain productivity and minimize cost over runs.
  • Able to manage multiple projects in various locations and stages of completion at the same time.
  • Able to work on multiple projects from remote locations.
  • Must be capable of traveling and working on the road most of the time.
  • Have a valid Passport and Driver’s License.
  • Electrical background.
  • Utility background (preferred).
  • Mechanically inclined.
  • Microsoft Office.
  • ArcGIS mapping system (preferred)
  • Salesforce (preferred)
  • Comfortable with laptops, Smartphone, Tablets.
  • Knowledge of contractual  and scope of work documents
  • Basic understanding of electricity and the dangers associated with same.
  • Full understanding of Safety requirements and compliance with local and utility standards.
  • Ability to see liability issues and avoid them at all costs.



  • Travel 70-90% of time.
  • Being outdoors, walking job sites.
  • Work in extreme conditions depending on weather.
  • Able to drive from project to project, sometimes for prolonged periods of time.



  • Competitive compensation
  • Competitive insurance and retirement program
  • Stimulating and rewarding atmosphere
  • Tuition reimbursement and development opportunities
  • Commitment to corporate, social and environmental responsibility


Accounting Technician


RealTerm Energy is looking for a full-time Accounting Technician to join our dynamic team in Downtown Montreal. You will report to the Director of Accounting and your duties will include but will not be limited to the following:

  • Perform collections duties
  • Prepare AR report and follow up on outstanding accounts
  • Upload AP invoices in the accounting software Yardi workflow: verify vendor billing information
  • Process weekly check run
  • Complete balance sheets and reconcile vendor statements
  • Prepare billing invoices and enter charges in Yardi
  • Record deposits
  • Create new projects and create category in accounting software
  • Update project budgets in Yardi by following individual contracts
  • File different types of batch entries in Yardi and Salesforce accordingly
  • Fill in accounting information in Salesforce
  • File Monthly Sales taxes in Canada & US
  • Review employee expense reports in Concur
  • Assist in month end closing: prepare installation report, LAS fee schedule, update balance sheets reconciliation, prepare month-end routine entries, WIP report, etc.
  • Provide support on year end audit and year end filling (T4A, 1099 etc.)
  • Perform other accounting tasks as assigned by management



  • Possesses college level diploma or certificate in Accounting
  • A minimum of 5 years of practical experience, specifically in Accounts Receivable preferred
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills (ability to perform V-Look Ups, formulas and pivot tables)
  • Experience with SAP Concur, Yardi accounting system and Salesforce all assets
  • Has strong communication skills and is detail-oriented



  • Competitive compensation
  • Competitive insurance and RRSP programs
  • Free snacks, coffee, monthly happy hours and various social activities
  • Tuition reimbursement and development opportunities
  • Stimulating, rewarding and fun atmosphere
  • Commitment to corporate, social and environmental responsibility

We’re Always Searching

RealTerm Energy is a premier organization that seeks out talented and qualified individuals to work with us as we grow. Even if we don’t have a relevant career opportunity posted at this time, we’d still like to hear from you. Please send us your details today.

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Our People Say...

“Our goal is to take our design work to a higher level of detail in order to maximize the potential energy savings that the technology affords, and to save our clients even more money.  In fact, everything we do is governed by the principle of optimizing energy and cost savings.  We know that these efforts are both appreciated by our clients and contribute to a greener world. It's as if that's in our collective DNA at RealTerm Energy.” 

Kerry Wilson, MBA

Managing Director, Business Solutions



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