Senior Operations Manager
about 1 month ago
Enforce Total Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) policy in all his/her responsibilities and ensure that external third parties (O&M/EPC contractors, vendors, consultants.) operate in a manner acceptable to HSE standards
Manage the day-to-day operation, maintenance, and administrative activities for multiple solar generation sites mainly in Texas
Supervise site personnel including O&M contractors and equipment vendors to ensure adherence to and compliance with contract terms, corporate policies, and best industry practices
Utilizes Asset Performance Software to evaluate plant technical performance, analyze production losses and propose preventive/corrective action plans
Perform monitoring and report operating performance
Support to commissioning activities and taking the new sites from construction to commercial operations: equipment testing, EPC punchlist review, Ercot checklist, NERC GO program, etc
Maintains good relations with landowners, suppliers, customers, vendors, service providers, governmental authorities, and contractors
Support design and execution teams to review design drawings and engineering deliverables from EPC contractors to improve future operational performance.
Manage the collection, organization and filing of all project documentation, both internally and for external third-party stakeholders.
Assist with the development of internal operating policies, standards and procedures.
The position consists of 50% work indoors and 50% work outdoors, outdoor work may expose the employee to weather conditions
Undergraduate Degree in engineering or technical diploma/high school diploma and ten (10) years’ experience in a related industry
At least five (5) years previous experience in supervision of technical, O&M personnel in Solar
At least 10 years of operations and maintenance experience
In-depth knowledge of solar power generating equipment and technologies.
Experience with and knowledge of GO and RE functions of current ERCOT standards, operating policies, procedures, and guidelines
Strong proficiency with Scada softwares, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint as well as Adobe Acrobat
Experience on Energy Storage and wind renewable energy a plus.
Superior communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal.
Outstanding interpersonal skills, capable of leading efficiently and outperforming assigned objectives.
Familiarity with the content of PVSYST a plus.
Excellent organizational skills demonstrated by clear and effective project plans and executive level reporting that ensure timely action and decision making in time-pressured scenarios.
Willingness and ability to travel 30-50%, on average.
US work permit and valid U.S. driver’s license