Opportunities

Ocean Technologist Intern
FORCE seeks an Ocean Technologist Intern for summer 2017 to support key data collection initiatives related to the monitoring of in-stream tidal energy turbines. Please read job description before applying. Please email your CV and letter of introduction in confidence to jobs@fundyforce.ca with the subject header “Ocean Technologist Intern.” Closes March 31, 20157 (5:00PM AST).

Board Director Opportunity
FORCE is currently seeking to add a new Board Director to support its mission. For additional details please visit the David Aplin Group website and view the position posting. Questions about the posting should be directed to Amy Reid of David Aplin Group: areid@aplin.com

Snow Removal – Request for Proposal
Provide snow removal services. The RFP is available here. Please read document for specific instructions. Closed Monday, October 24, 2016 (4:00PM ADT).

RFQ: 69 kV Redevelopment of FORCE Substation 90N
Strum Engineering Associates Ltd., on behalf of Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy, is soliciting quotations for the 69kV redevelopment of the Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy (FORCE) Substation 90N, as described in the Scope of Work document and as indicated on the Tender Drawing Set. Questions to Richard McCarthy: r.mccarthy@strumengineering.caThe RFQ is available here. Closed August 29, 2016 (3:00PM AST).

RFQ: Removal of Existing Concrete Foundations/Pads and Construction of New Civil Infrastructure
Strum Engineering Associates Ltd., on behalf of Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy, is soliciting quotations for the removal and disposal of selected concrete foundations associated with the existing 25kV distribution system and the construction of new civil infrastructure at the FORCE Substation 429N, Questions to Richard McCarthy: r.mccarthy@strumengineering.caThe RFQ is available here. Closed August 19, 2016 (3:00PM AST).

RFQ: Storage of Existing Electrical Equipment and Structural Steel Support Structures
To make room for several equipment upgrades, quotes are requested to decommission, remove and store existing equipment and support structures. For a copy of the RFQ please email lindsay.bennett@fundyforce.ca. Questions about the contents of the RFQ should be directed to Richard McCarthy: r.mccarthy@strumengineering.ca  Closed August 9, 2016 (3:00PM AST).

RFQ: Structural Steel Members/Components
Manufacture, galvanizing, delivery to site, off-loading, erection and warranty for structural steel members/components. Questions to Richard McCarthy: r.mccarthy@strumengineering.caThe RFQ is available here. Closed July 15, 2016 (3:00PM AST).

RFQ: 69kV Line Protection Panel P2
Supply, fabrication, factory testing, delivery and off-loading of 69 kV Line Protection Panel P2. Questions to Richard McCarthy: r.mccarthy@strumengineering.caThe RFQ is available here. Closed July 11, 2016 (3:00PM AST).

RFQ: Passive Acoustic Drifters & Data Analysis
Proposals are invited to provide quotation on services required to support FORCE’s passive acoustic drifting program as part of FORCE’s Environmental Effects Monitoring Program. The RFQ is available here. Closed June 30, 2016 (4:00PM AST).

RFQ: ByPass Circuit
Construction of a temporary 25kV Bypass Circuit to allow for the continued operation of the existing power transformer 429N-T41 during the planned renovation/upgrading of the substation to operate from a 69kV utility supply. Questions to Richard McCarthy: r.mccarthy@strumengineering.ca. The RFQ is available here. New: please read addendumClosed June 8, 2016 (8:00PM AST).

Technology and Public Programs Assistant
FORCE seeks a technology and public programs assistant to work at its Visitor Centre near Parrsboro from May 26 through August 31, 2016. Please read the job description before applying. Please email your CV and letter of introduction in confidence to jobs@fundyforce.ca with the subject header “Technology Programs Student” Closed Friday, May 6, 2016 (4:00PM ADT).

Visitor Centre Student
FORCE seeks a visitor centre student assistant to work at its Visitor Centre near Parrsboro from May 26 through August 31, 2016. Please read the job description before applying. Please email your CV and letter of introduction in confidence to jobs@fundyforce.ca with the subject header “Visitor Centre Student” Closed Friday, May 6, 2016 (4:00PM ADT).

RFP: Marine Fish Monitoring
Detailed proposals are invited to design and implement a one year marine fish monitoring program as part of FORCE’s Environmental Effects Monitoring Program (EEMP). RFP document is here. Addenda Q&A is hereClosed Friday, April 8, 2016 (4:00PM AST).

RFP: Lobster Catchability
Detailed proposals are invited to design and implement a one year lobster catchability study program as part of FORCE’s Environmental Effects Monitoring Program (EEMP). RFP document is hereAddenda Q&A is hereClosed Friday, April 8, 2016 (4:00PM AST).

RFP: Marine Mammal Monitoring
Detailed proposals are invited to design and implement a one year shore-based marine mammal monitoring program as part of FORCE’s Environmental Effects Monitoring Program (EEMP). RFP document is hereAddenda Q&A is hereClosed Friday, April 8, 2016 (4:00PM AST).

RFP: Marine Seabird Monitoring
Detailed proposals are invited to design and implement a one year shore-based marine seabird observation study as part of FORCE’s Environmental Effects Monitoring Program (EEMP). RFP document is hereAddenda Q&A is hereClosed Friday, April 8, 2016 (4:00PM AST).

Administrative Assistant
FORCE seeks a full-time Administrative Assistant. Please read the job description. Please email your CV and letter of introduction in confidence to matt.lumley@fundyforce.ca with the subject header “Administrative Assistant.” Closed Friday, December 18, 2015 (4:00PM AST).

RFQ Substation Upgrade Project: Power Transformer
As part of the FORCE intertie substation upgrading project, this RFQ consists of the design, manufacture, factory testing, delivery to site, off-loading at site, oil-filling and conditioning, installation of bushings, conservator tank, fans and miscellaneous components and warranty of one (1), 21/28/35MVA, 138/79.70 / 69/39.85kV – 13.8/7.97kV outdoor, oil-immersed, three-phase, three winding power transformer, complete with all specified auxiliary equipment, Tag: 90N-T51. The RFQ is avaiable is here. Closed Friday, December 4, 2015 (3:00PM AST).

Snow Removal – Request for Proposal
Provide snow removal services. The RFP is available here. Please read document for specific instructions. Closed Tuesday, November 3, 2015 (4:00PM AST).

Director of Marine Engineering
FORCE seeks a full time Marine Engineering Director. Please read the job description. Please email your CV and letter of introduction in confidence to jessie.ross@fundyforce.ca with the subject header “Director, Marine Engineering.” Closed Friday, August 7, 2015 (4:00PM AST).

Visitor Services Assistant (part-time)
FORCE seeks a part-time visitor services assistant at the Visitor Centre near Parrsboro for June through November, 2015. Please read the job description before applying. Please email your CV and letter of introduction in confidence to visitor.centre@fundyforce.ca with the subject header “Visitor Services Assistant P/T: (your first + last name)” Closed Tuesday, June 2, 2015 (4:00PM AST).

Visitor Services Student Assistant
FORCE seeks a visitor services student assistant at the Visitor Centre near Parrsboro for May 23 through August 28, 2015. Please read the job description before applying. Please email your CV and letter of introduction in confidence to visitor.centre@fundyforce.ca with the subject header “Visitor Services Student Assistant.” Closed Monday, May 11, 2015 (4:00PM AST).

Project and Programs Student Assistant
FORCE seeks a project and programs student assistant at the Visitor Centre near Parrsboro for May 22 through August 27, 2015. Please read the job description before applying. Please email your CV and letter of introduction in confidence to visitor.centre@fundyforce.ca with the subject header “Project and Programs Student Assistant Applicant.” Closed Monday, May 11, 2015 (4:00PM AST).

Student Assistant
FORCE seeks a student assistant at the Visitor Centre near Parrsboro for July 5th through August 29, 2015. Please read the job description before applying. Please email your CV and letter of introduction in confidence to visitor.centre@fundyforce.ca with the subject header “Student Assistant.” Closed Friday, May 15th, 2015 (4:00PM AST).

Environmental Effects Monitoring Program (EEMP)
In anticipation of upcoming in-stream turbine deployment in the Minas Passage, FORCE seeks an expert consultant to create a new environmental effects monitoring program (EEMP). The process will  involve the review and analysis of all FORCE environmental studies completed to date and other relevant information, as well as consultation with stakeholders. The RFP is available here. Closed Friday, December 19, 2014 (4:00PM AST). See here for questions and responses related to the RFP.

Snow Removal – Request for Proposal
Provide snow removal services. The RFP is available here.
Closed Wednesday, November 5, 2014 (4:00PM AST).

Student Assistant: Visitor Centre
FORCE seeks a student assistant at the Visitor Centre near Parrsboro for July 6th through August 30, 2014. Please read the job description before applying. Please email your CV and letter of introduction in confidence to visitor.centre@fundyforce.ca with the subject header “Visitor Services Student Assistant.”
Closed Friday, May 16th, 2014 (4:00PM AST).

Visitor Services Assistant
FORCE seeks a part-time seasonal assistant at the Visitor Centre near Parrsboro for May through October. Please read the job description before applying. Please email your CV and letter of introduction in confidence to visitor.centre@fundyforce.ca with the subject header “Visitor Services Assistant – P/T [and your first and last name].” Closed Monday, May 5th, 2014 (4:00PM AST).

Student Assistant: Visitor Centre
FORCE seeks a student assistant at the Visitor Centre near Parrsboro for May 24 through August 29, 2014. Please read the job description before applying. Please email your CV and letter of introduction in confidence to visitor.centre@fundyforce.ca with the subject header “Student Assistant Applicant.”
Closed Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 (4:00PM AST).

Independent Director
FORCE seeks an individual to serve as an independent director on the Board of Directors. Details available at the David Aplin Group. Now closed.

RFQ Snow Removal
Provide snow removal services to both the Visitor Centre and Substation Control. The RFQ is available here. Closed Wednesday, October 31, 2013 (4:00PM AST).

Director of Operations + Facilities
FORCE seeks a full time Director of Operations and Facilities. Please read the job description. Please email your CV and letter of introduction in confidence to matt.lumley@fundyforce.ca with the subject header “Director of Operations.”
Closed Monday, October 7, 2013 (4:00PM AST).

EOI: Small Commercial Vessels for Marine Excursions and Auxiliary Support
Expressions of Interest (EOI) sought by vessel operators interested in providing marine excursions and supporting planned marine operations with tasks such as crew transfers, marine rescue, and survey, on an as needed basis, in and around FORCE. The EOI is available here. Bidders’ conference presentation available hereClosed Friday, April 26th, 2013 (4:00PM AST).

RFP: Marine Operations Support – Sensor Platform Project
Provide marine operational services for a series of trials in support of the FORCE sensor platform project. This will include the deployment and recovery of a large cabled bottom mount platform in sheltered conditions and at the FORCE site in the Minas Passage. The RFP is available here. Q&A from potential bidders will be posted here as required. Closed Friday, April 26th, 2013 (4:00PM AST).

RFP: Abandonment Termination Instrumentation
Provide and install instruments within the abandonment termination to permit continuous monitoring of FORCE’s submarine cable termination point. The RFP is available here. Closed Friday, July 6th, 2012 (4:00PM AST).

RFP: Acoustic Energy Reflecting System
Provide feasibility assessment, equipment recommendations and possible installation of an acoustic energy reflection device on FORCE’s abandonment termination and possibly along the main subsea power cables.
The RFP is available here. Closed Friday, July 6th, 2012 (4:00PM AST).

Secondary (High School) Student Assistant: Visitor Centre
FORCE seeks an additional student assistant at the Visitor Centre near Parrsboro for spring/summer 2012. Please read the job description before applying. Please email your CV and letter of introduction in confidence to visitor.centre@fundyforce.ca with the subject header “Secondary Student Assistant Applicant.” Closed Thursday, May 31, 2012 (4:00PM AST).

Student Assistant: Visitor Centre
FORCE seeks a student assistant at the Visitor Centre near Parrsboro for spring/summer 2012. Please read the job description before applying. Please email your CV and letter of introduction in confidence to visitor.centre@fundyforce.ca with the subject header “Student Assistant Applicant.”
Closed Monday, May 7, 2012 (4:00PM AST).

Independent Directors
FORCE seeks two (2) individuals to serve as independent directors on the Board of Directors. Please read description. Please forward a letter of interest and background summary to apply@geraldwalsh.com. Please quote project #1522 in the subject line. Closed: positions filled.

Manager of Marine Operations
FORCE seeks a full time Marine Operations Manager. Please read the job description. Please email your CV and letter of introduction in confidence to matt.lumley@fundyforce.ca with the subject header “Marine Operations Manager.”
Closed Monday, February 6, 2012 (4:00PM AST).

RFP Snow Removal
Provide snow removal services to both the Visitor Centre and Substation Control. The RFP is available here.
Closed Thursday December 1, 2011 (4:00PM AST).

RFQ Substation Development
Provide civil and electrical services and supply specified materials to develop a 138kV – 34.5kV intertie substation for FORCE. Please read the instruction letter. The RFQ is available here. A site visit has been scheduled for 10:00AM Friday June 11, 2011. Drawings on request from Richard McCarthy: (e-mail) r.mccarthy@strumengineering.ca or (tel) 902-468-7325. Closed Wed June 22, 2011 (3:00 PM ADT).

RFQ Substation Structural Steel
Manufacture, galvanize, deliver, offload and warranty structural steel members/components as specified. Please read the instruction letter. The RFQ is available here. Drawings on request from Richard McCarthy: (e-mail) r.mccarthy@strumengineering.ca or (tel) 902-468-7325. Closed Wed June 8, 2011 (3:00 PM ADT).

RFP ADCP (Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler) Measurements
Develop and conduct an ADCP measurement plan, including instrument parameters, deployment and recovery methods, and data analysis and reporting in consultation with FORCE. The RFP is available here.
Closed Thursday May 12, 2011 (4:00PM ADT). Q&A for the RFP is available here.

RFP Acoustic Monitoring
Conduct an acoustic monitoring program at the FORCE offshore test site to identify baseline noise signatures. The RFP is available here. Closed Tuesday May 10, 2011 (4:00PM AST). Q&A for the RFP is available here.

RFP FORCE IT Plan
Prepare a plan to meet FORCE’s IT requirements. The RFQ is available here. Closed Friday May 6, 2011 (4:00PM AST).

Visitor Centre Manager
FORCE is seeking a full-time (seasonal) Visitor Centre Manager responsible for the operational functions of the centre, meeting the needs and expectations of visitors, representing FORCE in the community, and supporting the project’s overall goals. Please read both the job posting and job description. Closed Friday April 22, 2011 (4:00PM AST).

RFQ 125Vdc Station Battery and Charger
Design, manufacture, delivery and warranty of one (1) 125Vdc Station Battery and one (1) 125Vdc Station Battery Charger complete with intercell terminal links and rack system. The RFQ is available here. Closed Friday April 15, 2011 (3:00PM AST).

RFQ Pre-Engineered Substation Control Building
Design, manufacture, delivery, site erection and warranty of one (1) pre-engineered substation control building. The RFQ is available here. Closed Friday April 15, 2011 (3:00PM AST).

RFQ Tidal Device Collector Circuits
Civil and electrical contractor services, including supply of certain materials, to develop the infrastructure required to allow for the interconnection of power, control and SCADA cables between the FORCE substation control building and the shore end of four composite, submarine cables; one for each tidal device. Drawings on request from Richard McCarthy: (e-mail) r.mccarthy@strumengineering.ca or (tel) 902-468-7325. Please read instruction letter. The RFQ is available here. Closed March 4, 2011 (3:00PM AST).

RFQ Padmount Ground Transformers
Design, manufacture, factory testing, delivery to site and warranty of four (4), 225kVA, sealed tank, 13.8/7.967kV-600V, outdoor, oil-filled, three-phase, live front padmount grounding transformers complete with oil-immersed loadbreak switch and all specified auxiliary equipment.
The RFQ is avaiable is here. Closed February 23, 2011 (3:00PM AST).

RFQ Station Class Surge Arresters
Design, manufacture, test, deliver and provide written warranty for six (6), 21kV (17kV MCOV) station class surge arresters for the 24.94kV distribution system to FORCE.
The RFQ is available here. Closed February 1, 2011 (3:00PM AST).

EOI Standard Operating Procedures
Expressions of interest (EOI) from individuals or firms to develop Standard Operating Procedures for marine operations at its site in the Bay of Fundy.  These procedures will cover a range of topics, including: submarine cable laying, protection and connection, as well as tidal device deployment, operation, and retrieval.
The EOI is available here. Closed January 20, 2011 (4:00PM AST).