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Invenergy Services Inc. O & M Manager - Wind in Toronto, South Dakota

Invenergy drives innovation in energy. Powered by decades of entrepreneurial experience and unparalleled execution, we solve the energy challenges facing our customers and communities. We provide power generation and storage solutions at scale around the world to create a cleaner energy future. We develop. We build. We own. We operate. We are Invenergy.

Job Description

Invenergy believes inclusion drives innovation

Diverse teams are better teams. The perspectives and experiences that people from different backgrounds bring to an organization drive better decisions and improved business results. Invenergy employees are inclusive and welcoming of all colleagues of all backgrounds, genders, races, sexual orientations, religions and abilities.

About The SiteThe Tatanka Ridge Energy Center is a 155 MW wind power generation facility located in Deuel County, SD utilizing GE 2.5 and 2.3 MW turbine technology.

Position OverviewAs an Operations & Maintenance Manager you will be responsible for managing the Tatanka Ridge Energy Center. The O & M Manager will coordinate and manage all aspects of the day to day activities of technicians and contractors within the balance of plant requirements; including generation tie-line, substation, collection system, pad mounted transformers, civil works/foundations/roads, facility grounds, environmental and land owner relations.

Responsibilities

  • Manage all aspects of the day to day operation of the facility in a safe and environmentally sound manner.

  • Prepare and implement plant operating and maintenance procedures ensuring compliance with all Federal, State and Local requirements.

  • Recruit, select, train and manage plant operating, maintenance and administrative staff.

  • Prepare annual operating budgets and periodic status reports.

  • Interface and coordinate with local customers and suppliers.

  • Procure parts, materials, services and support resolution of technical issues.

  • Ensure compliance with all project safety, environmental and contractual responsibilities.

  • Provide a high level of professionalism and technical expertise.

  • Perform routine Quality Assurance checks of wind technician work.

  • Assist wind technicians from time to time in various wind turbine maintenance.

Required Skills

  • A minimum of two (2) years of supervisory/management experience.

  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in a manufacturing or skilled trade environment; experience in electrical generation facilities is preferred.

  • Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office software.

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

  • Must be able to work outdoors in inclement weather, climb ladders without assistance and work at heights greater than 80 meters (250 feet).

  • Weight must not exceed 120 kg (265 lbs.) excluding equipment/gear worn when performing job related tasks.

We foster an entrepreneurial culture driven by teamwork and collaboration. In fields spanning engineering, development, finance, legal, government affairs, communications and information technology, we are led by an experienced leadership team that has worked together in the clean energy industry for more than 25 years. At Invenergy, you will work in a dynamic environment in which you can utilize and develop your technical expertise to solve the energy challenges facing our customers and communities.

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