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Southern Company Wind Site Manager (Tyler Bluff) in Texas
Wind Site Manager (Tyler Bluff)
Wind Site Manager
Tyler Bluff Wind Site - Muenster, TX
This leadership position is responsible for the management and oversight of the daily operations of Tyler Bluff Wind Facility; a 125.6 MW wind facility, owned by Southern Company's subsidiary Southern Power, located in Cooke County, Texas. The wind farm is equipped with 52 Siemens wind turbines rated at 2.3 MW each. This candidate will lead a small team of technicians and third-party wind contractors and will work to establish new operating procedures and will work closely with the rest of Southern Power to communicate and manage the site operations.
Managing all operations and maintenance activities for balance-of-plant (BOP) assets including the substation switch yard, collection system, generation tie lines and meteorlogical (MET) towers
Scheduling outages and repair shut-downs
Overseeing the facility's operations and maintenance-related contracts and managing warranties
Facilitating daily, weekly, monthly and annual inspections/reports in accordance with operational, safety, regulatory, and environmental performance requirements.
Monitoring the facility's performance in terms of comparison with expected results and key performance indicators
Monitors contractor performance and ensures quality adherence to the highest standards in work practices
Ensures facility compliance with site environmental regulations pertaining to hazardous waste, oil spill prevention, avian studies, wildlife conservation, etc.
Ensure that on-site activities at the 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 the 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
JOB REQUIREMENTS (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills)
High School diploma or equivalent; Bachelor's degree in a related field strongly preferred
5 – 7 years of relevant experience in wind energy strongly preferred
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
BEH A VIORAL A TTRIBUTES
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
ADDITIONAL DE T AILS
Some relocation assistance may be available.
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 www.southerncompany.com.
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-South Oklahoma-Sulphur
Operating Company: Southern Power Company
Other Locations: Texas
Job Type: Standard
Travel (Up to...): Yes, 25 % of the Time
Glass Sands Wind Facility - 4526 Hwy 7 E (4526Sulphur)
4526 Hwy 7E
Req ID: SPC2000420