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Senior Operations Manager

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    Emrah Baykal

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    713 623 1124

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    over 1 year ago

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  • 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 punch list 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.