The Site Operator is in charge of the on-site generation of renewable energy at all assigned plants in their regional portfolio. You will be responsible for operating, maintaining and monitoring renewable energy assets (wind, solar, etc.) and energy infrastructure projects through close collaboration with operators, engineers, asset managers, project managers and developers as well as on-site subcontractors.
You will manage the daily operation, planned and corrective maintenance, and event response for assets in the West region.
You will be responsible for operating one or more plants (home base), as well as overseeing all operations, maintenance, and event responses at the other plants in the region.
Furthermore, you’ll be responsible for ensuring all operations and maintenance activities in the region are performed in accordance with industry best practices, industry best safety practices, procedures, plans, and guidelines as well as all pertinent laws and regulations.
About this role
Plant Operations Oversee production of renewable energy at all plants in a particular region, ensuring that plants operate within design parameters in a reliable, safe and efficient manner. Monitor production to ensure plants are meeting performance expectations. Coordinate and resolve operational abnormalities.
Plant Maintenance Supervise and coordinate maintenance and repair of plant components; troubleshoot and resolve problems that may arise. Perform preventive/predictive maintenance to ensure long term profitability, plant reliability and risk minimization.
Technical Support Perform operational analysis as required to support Asset Management and Project Development. Create, review and distribute daily, weekly and monthly operational reports.
Technical Expertise Stay abreast of regulations, codes and standards as they relate to the industry. Develop relationships with suppliers that result in beneficial synergies.
General Manage contractors as required, act as local liaison, develop long-range plans and work with local civic groups as required.
Electrical engineering degree preferred
Licensed Electrician and or equivalent experience in the power industry
2-5 years experience in a related renewable energy field, with direct expertise in electrical engineering preferred.
2-5 years experience in power plant/ high voltage substation operations environment
Prior experience with power generation, renewable and gas facilities is a plus
High voltage testing experience is a plus
Prior supervisory experience is a plus
Knowledge of power electronics and circuitry
Knowledge of power generation equipment and technologies
Knowledge of predictive maintenance technologies
Drivers license required