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Southern Company Wind Deputy Site Manager (SPC Wildhorse) Clayton, OK in Oklahoma

Wind Deputy Site Manager (SPC Wildhorse) Clayton, OK



This position is responsible for assisting in managing a Southern Power wind facility. This will be a NERC facility and it will operate and maintain wind turbines, roads, and an O&M building in Clayton, OK. This candidate will lead third-party wind contractors, work to establish new operating procedures, and will work closely with the rest of Southern Power to communicate and manage the site operations.


  • High School diploma or equivalent; Bachelor’s degree in a related field strongly preferred

  • 5 – 7 years of relevant experience, preferably in wind energy

  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office software and database applications

  • Success in instilling a culture of Safety Excellence and foundations of Human Performance

  • Ability to climb turbine towers up to 110 meters in height approximately 5-10 times per week, or as needed

  • Understand and comply with the ANSI Fall Protection Standards

  • Ability to work in adverse weather conditions

  • Ability to understand and communicate safety precautions when necessary


  • Ensure that on-site activities at each facility are conducted in a safety-conscious manner

  • Manage all operations and maintenance activities for balance-of-plant (BOP) assets

  • Oversee the facilities’ operations and maintenance-related contracts

  • Manage any warranties as applicable

  • Facilitate daily, weekly, monthly, and annual reporting in accordance with operational, safety, regulatory, and environmental performance requirements

  • Monitor each facility’s performance in terms of comparison with expected results and key performance indicators

  • Engage appropriate internal and external resources as performance issues may require

  • Work closely with equipment suppliers and service entities as needed

  • Monitor generating equipment for proper function, service, and repairs

  • Ensure that quality electronic communication is established and maintained at each facility

  • Ensure the adoption and adherence to best practices

  • Monitor contractor performance and ensure quality and adherence to the highest standards in work practices

  • Ensure compliance with site environmental regulations pertaining to hazardous waste, oil spill prevention, avian studies, wildlife conservation, etc.

  • Additional duties as required


  • Demonstrate Southern Company Values – Safety First, Unquestionable Trust, Superior Performance, and Total Commitment

  • Instill a culture of Safety with a personal commitment to Safety Excellence and Human Performance

  • Ability to quickly understand the basics of a variety of subjects relating to wind and solar energy including resource studies, environmental and cultural studies, transmission issues, public relations, public policy, sales, and civil and electrical engineering

  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills

  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills

  • High attention to detail and ability to multi-task

  • Ability to be self-motivated and perform job tasks in a relatively unstructured environment with little supervision

  • Ability to travel as needed

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Southern Power , a subsidiary of Southern Company, is a leading U.S. wholesale energy provider meeting the electricity needs of municipalities, electric cooperatives, investor-owned utilities and other energy customers. Southern Power and its subsidiaries own 47 facilities operating or under construction in 11 states with more than 12,800 MW of generating capacity in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Maine, Minnesota, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma and Texas.

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is America's premier energy company, with 46,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million customers through its subsidiaries . The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric operating companies in four states, natural gas distribution companies in seven states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and a nationally recognized provider of customized energy solutions, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications . Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices that are below the national average. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, Southern Company and its subsidiaries are inventing America's energy future by developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, 21st century coal, natural gas, renewables and energy efficiency, and creating new products and services for the benefit of customers. Southern Company has been named by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer, recognized among the Top 50 Companies for Diversity by DiversityInc, listed by Black Enterprise magazine as one of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity and designated a Top Employer for Hispanics by Hispanic Network. The company has earned a National Award of Nuclear Science and History from the National Atomic Museum Foundation for its leadership and commitment to nuclear development and is continually ranked among the top energy companies in Fortune's annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at

Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Job Field: Power Plant Operations & Maintenance

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Oklahoma-East Oklahoma-Clayton

Operating Company: Southern Power Company

Other Locations: Oklahoma

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): Yes, 25 % of the Time

Work Location(s):

Mountain Wind Facility-167780 N. 4355 rd (MountainWindCode)

167780 N. 4355 rd

Clayton, 74536

Req ID: SPC2000110

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