This position is responsible for field coordination, management and administration of maintenance and repairs as well as CapEx work throughout assigned region. This work will include acting under the direction of the Manager, Wind O+M.
Insure and maintain a safe working environment covering all project work functions carried out by staff (internal and external). HSE incidents reporting.
Site documentation management.
Responsible to maintain continuous accountability of project historic data to include but not limited to; project work(s) completed, measured performance data/reports, installed asset components, etc.
On site coordinate maintenance works and repairs as required with 3rd party providers
Contractors ON-CALL team management
Perform Routine Annual Maintenance tasks for assigned project(s) including QA/QC inspections, project performance evaluations, assets condition management, on site predictive maintenance activities, End of Warranty audits, etc.
Assist with project planning – writing work scopes, getting quotes, scheduling work
Work onsite to implement Capital Projects
Assist with troubleshooting and evaluation of equipment for assigned project(s)
Collaborate with the Technical Support group on the evaluation of equipment failures analysis and for methods of procedures to prevent reoccurrence.
Provide support in the budgeting process as well as for the HSE department for the project(s) assigned.
Account for budgeted values maintaining profit and loss margins
Ensure all facilities are maintained within all regulatory guidelines NERC and EGP standards.
Responsible for site inventory - accounting for all spare parts stored, consumed, refurbished, salvaged, etc. at the project location.
Work with SAP PM in the development of Notifications, Work Orders and including entering pertinent information into the notification and time into the Work Order.
Support and data provision for insurance claims.
Interface with Operations Manager to develop yearly and 5 year maintenance plan.
Interface with Operations Support for any issue relevant to plant performance analysis to include the development, implementation and results measurement of any action plans.
Interface with Control Room Manager on Plant Operations and Maintenance
Interface with Logistics Specialists in support of any procurement actions as required to support the region
Cultivate and maintain excellent relationships with all project participants, including landowners, purchasing off-takers, interconnected utilities, contractors, etc.
Train and mentor junior members. Encourage training and development through performance management with a focus on retention.
8+ years of operations and maintenance or construction experience, wind energy background preferred
High School diploma or equivalent
Experience managing third party service providers
Project contract management experience
Proficient in Microsoft Office products for word processing spreadsheets, project scheduling, photo processing, and e-mail reporting.
Must be able to travel 25%
Knowledge of site equipment including WTGs, High Voltage/Substation, SCADA functions, applicable PPE, etc.
Ability to work as part of a team and involve other in decisions when appropriate
Ability to take initiative in problem solving
Comfortable working at heights of 300 feet or more and the ability to perform essential physical functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation; this includes working in scissor lifts, lifting 50 lbs. on a daily continuous basis sometimes overhead, meeting the weight requirement of safety gear, 310 lbs. or less., and working in PPE such as arc flash suits/facemasks and high voltage gloves for extended periods of time.
Must possess valid drivers’ license and be willing to travel with limited advance notice and to work flexible hours, including weekends, holidays and nights.
Ability to work within extreme weather conditions including high & low temperatures, extreme winds, etc.
Excellent communications, interpersonal, and organizational skills required