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Operations Manager

At SunEdison, we are looking for talented self-starters with imagination, creativity and vision. In addition, we are seeking individuals who are original thinkers, possess the drive to achieve quick results, and have the capacity to assume increasing responsibility in a highly successful global organization. Ideal candidates will have a passion for the solar industry and desire to be part of a team with goals to change the way the world's energy is produced, distributed, and consumed.
The purpose of this position is to oversee the efficient and safe operation of the wind turbines and Battery Energy Storage facility. This also includes assuring and documenting compliance with all codes, regulations, and contracts with original equipment manufacturers and the utility company.
Essential Functions:
To oversee all Operations and Maintenance activities for a wind power generating facility to include but not limited to; Substation & HV work, collection system equipment, balance of plant activities, wind turbine generator (WTG) units, and a Battery Energy Storage System (BESS)
Develop cost effective programs to further operations and maintenance.
Provide oversight of safe and reliable wind farm and BESS operations and site personnel and contractors (including the creation of site procedures and policies).
Person who leads by example to ensure compliance with all First Wind processes, procedures and policies while maintaining standards of the corporate code of conduct in all employees under supervision.
Interact with local utilities, regulatory agencies, local government/community and landowners.
Monitors and controls plant operating budget and budget forecasts.
Work in concert with HCP manager to ensure compliance with working permits and managing to an annual and long term budget.
Assist on site environmental team as necessary
Manage site contracts and warranties to the standards and interests of First Wind.
Ensures compliance with all local, state and federal regulations in all concerns, including but not limited to; environmental, NERC/FERC, LERC/SERC, local laws and regulations.
Complete projects assigned by ROM or others.
Coordinate tours of the facility as required
Travel as needed.
Required Qualifications:
Technical 4 year college degree or comparable experience or certifications preferred.
5 years of experience of managing a wind or energy facility of at least 30 MW.
Experiencing managing a wind farm absent an OEM or warranty contract.
5 years supervisory experience of at least 5 employees.
Budget / Project Management experience.
Contract execution experience.
Government regulation compliance experience.
Organized, leadership skills.
Proficient computer and software skills.
Comfortable working at heights and the ability to perform essential physical functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation; this includes climbing 300' wind turbines, lifting 50 lbs. above head, and meeting the weight requirement of safety gear, 310 lbs. or less.
Valid driver's license.
24/7 on-call availability.
SunEdison is leading the solar industry with a strong "one company, one culture" environment that allows you to innovate, expand your potential, and own your future. This environment encourages positive thinking, integrity, and a "together as a team we win" attitude. In addition to providing a climate for professional growth, SunEdison offers competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits program and a company matched 401(k) savings plan.
SunEdison is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail to email removed .

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