THIS DESCRIPTION REPRESENTS THE PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION. THE INCUMBENT MAY BE ASKED TO FULFILL OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES.
Ensure the highest level of health and safety practices on the assigned wind farm(s).
Assure operations performance targets (availability, dispatch, power vs. wind performance, budgets, etc.) are achieved for the assigned wind farm(s).
Supervise the activities of the O&M Contractor to ensure operation and maintenance of the wind farm is in compliance with contracted requirements and performance targets.
Ensure that all maintenance activities, including those performed during scheduled outages and overhauls, are accurately recorded and documented to identify the failure history, mean time between failures and root causes.
Supervise, train and motivate personnel assigned to his/her wind farm
Prepare the annual site O&M budget and recommend capital improvements/enhancements.
Manage the spare part inventory for the assigned wind farm.
Ensure daily, weekly and monthly operations reports are prepared and submitted on time.
Ensure compliance with all local, state and federal regulatory requirements.
Interface with landowners, local and state authorities and the general public, where required.
Provide back-up support for work on other wind farms, including required nights and weekend operations coverage on a rotating basis as needed.
At least 7 years of work experience in operations and/or maintenance in power generation, transmission and/or distribution, including at least 2 years in the wind industry, and including at least 2 years in a lead or supervisor position.
SUBSTITUTION CLAUSE: A 2 year or 4 year college degree from an accredited school, other than correspondence or on-line, in Business or a technical hard science (engineering, physics, power, or closely similar) may substitute for 2 years of experience. A current journeyman or master electrician license may substitute for 2 years of experience. A wind technician certificate program can substitute for 1 year of experience. Each 5 years of US military service in a technical rating may substitute for 1 year (with Honorable discharge).
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