Iberdrola USA Wind Plant Manager Top of Iowa in United States
Business and Department
Top of Iowa Kensett,IA
Ensures strict management and compliance of all company and project environmental, health and safety
The Wind Plant Manager manages day to day operations and maintenance of a utility scale wind power plant. This includes development and compliance with an operating budget, outage coordination and scheduling with the interconnect entity, scheduling coordinator and trading desk, oversight of operations and maintenance to ensure work is carried out using Prudent Utility Practices. Key Responsibilities
ensures compliance with manufacturers' requirements.
Prepares annual budget and monthly profit and loss reporting.
Responsible to ensure crew receives periodic safety training and conducts periodic safety assessments. Negotiates and administers 3rd party contracts. Administers warranties. Manages implementation of capital improvement programs and retrofits. Manage crews performing operations, maintenance and warranty activities of all wind plant equipment,
Reviews and approves root cause analyses of major failures. Prepares performance evaluations per company instructions and guidelines. Ensures all relevant internal controls are followed and develops new controls as needed
Performs staffing activities, counseling, coaching, training and corrective actions of subordinate employees.
Four year college degree or technical school certificate; or 5 years of related experience or power industry
training; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
Demonstrated experience in power plant operations and maintenance.Ability to climb 80 meter steel towers on a daily basis to perform maintenance.
Weight must not exceed 285 lbs (excluding equipment/gear) when performing job related tasks. Advanced computer skills utilizing word processing, spreadsheets, email, facility control, management and
Ability to work around low and medium voltage and at times during extremely adverse weather conditions. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only
Knowledge of heavy equipment required for facility maintenance with a working knowledge of crane and
Valid driver's license.
Experience in wind plant operations and wind turbine experience. Experience in high voltage maintenance and switching. Experience establishing and improving preventative maintenance programs. Experience working with Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS).
reporting systems, including the use of computerized diagnostic and troubleshooting tools.
limited standardization exists.
- Additional Success Factors
environment with typically tight schedules and demanding targets.
working relationships with subordinates, co-workers, managers, customers, contractors, and vendors.
clear, concise, and conveys the desired message.
outlook on problem solving.
Ability to navigate and succeed in a highly matrixed reporting structure, preferably at an international
Strong prioritization and multi-tasking skills with the ability to operate in a complex, rapidly changing business
Ability to foster and participate in a productive team environment by establishing and maintaining effective
Effectively provides and receives information orally in individual and group situations. Written expression is
Ability to analyze project risks and proactively identify solutions with a flexible, creative, and solution-focused
All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check, references, drug screen, verification of legal right to work in the U.S., and in some cases, a credit check. A credit check will be administered when a prospective employee will be working in Finance, Accounting, Treasury or where duties may involve handling of funds, accounts or cash.
Avangrid Renewables is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, status as an individual with a disability, or any other status or class protected by federal or state law.
Full Time Exempt
Company: Avangrid Renewables
Job Title: Wind Plant Manager
Location: Top of Iowa
Publication date: 11.04.2018