This position may also be combined with Operations manager (See Operations Manager / O&M Manager). Oversee operations and staff. The primary objective is accountability for the safe and compliant operations of the utility scale Wind farm. Support the site / facility manager in operating the site. Develop strategy for improved maintenance diagnostics and operation. Lead and train more junior maintenance personnel. Interact with customers. Ensure all health and safety and operating procedures are followed.
Working around low, medium and high voltage. Reading and interpreting operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Writing routine reports and correspondence. Developing strategy. Troubleshooting involving complex variables. Leading and training crews. Supervision of others and site management. Customer service, public relations. Using MS Office software to include spread sheet and document applications. Operations financial management, forecasting and controls. Plant systems and computerized maintenance management systems (SAP).
Technical School Diploma preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience<br />
High school diploma or GED required
5+ years' experience in the operation of Wind Onshore facilities, or 7 years of equivalent experience in instrumentation & controls, MV/HV Electrical work. Qualified to perform all routine and emergency operations at an electric generation facility and HV Switchyard. Experience with operations financial management, forecasting and controls preferred. Experience working with facility systems and computerized maintenance management systems (SAP).
Journeyman electrician preferred.
Position Reports To
Maintenance Director, Wind Onshore Director, Facility Manager
Career path moves from this role
Maintenance Director, Construction Manager, Facility Manager