Site Operator

Job Location US-CA-Panoche
Posted Date 3 months ago(12/12/2017 9:22 AM)


ConEdison Development (CED) develops, owns and operates renewable and energy infrastructure projects.  The company is one of the largest owners and operators of solar projects in North America.

 CED is focusing on energy infrastructure assets as part of a growth strategy and an overall corporate goal of responsible environmental stewardship.  Through its deep resources and trusted relationships with a range of energy-related companies, CED currently owns and operates facilities generating more than 1350 MW DC / 1100 MW AC of renewable power across Arizona, California, Iowa, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nevada, Nebraska, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota and Texas.


ConEdison Development is one of the clean energy businesses of Consolidated Edison, Inc. [NYSE: ED], the nation's oldest and one of the largest investor-owned energy companies, with approximately $13 billion in annual revenues and $47 billion in assets. 


The Site Operator is responsible for the on-site generation of renewable energy at all assigned plants in their regional portfolio.  The candidate will be responsible for operating, maintaining and monitoring renewable energy assets (wind, solar, etc.) and energy infrastructure projects through close collaboration with Con Edison Development's operators, engineers, asset managers, project managers and developers as well as on-site subcontractors. 


This position is based out of our Panoche site, located in San Benito County which is approximately 90 miles Southeast of San Jose.  The candidate will be responsible for the daily operation, planned and corrective maintenance, and event response for CED assets in the West region. The candidate will be responsible for operating one or more plants (home base), as well as overseeing all operations, maintenance, and event responses at the other plants in the region.  The candidate will furthermore be responsible for ensuring all operations and maintenance activities in the region are performed in accordance with industry best practices, industry best safety practices, ConEdison Development procedures, plans, and guidelines as well as all pertinent laws and regulations. 



  • Electrical  engineering degree preferred
  • Licensed Electrician and or equivalent experience in the power industry




  • 2-5 years’ experience in a related renewable energy field, with direct expertise in electrical engineering preferred.
  • 2-5 years’ experience in power plant/ high voltage substation operations environment
  • Prior experience with power generation, renewable and gas facilities is a plus
  • High voltage testing experience is a plus
  • Prior supervisory experience is a plus

Job Skills:


  • Excellent technical, analytical and communication skills, strong interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Above average interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of power electronics and circuitry
  • Knowledge of power generation equipment and technologies
  • Knowledge of predictive maintenance technologies
  • Ability to work within tight deadlines
  • Ability to multi task
  • Driver’s license required



Equal Opportunity Employer: Consolidated Edison is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, affirms in policy and practice its commitment to recruit, hire, train, and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, citizenship, eligible veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by law. 

Con Edison is a federal contractor subject to VEVRAA and desires to receive priority referrals of protected veterans. 


You must be eligible to work in the US independent of company sponsorship.




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