• O&M Manager

    Job Location US-TX-McCamey
    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/11/2018 4:21 PM)
    ID
    2018-1915
  • Overview

    The CED O&M Manager is responsible for the on-site generation of renewable energy at the Southwest Solar projects for South region. The candidate will be responsible for operating, maintaining and monitoring the solar projects as well as scheduling, forecasting, and outage notification with the relevant interconnection agencies.  The candidate will supervise Solar Site Operators and other plant personnel as well as contractors to ensure all production forecasts are met in a safe, environmentally sound and efficient manner.

     

    The candidate will be responsible for managing the daily operation, planned and corrective maintenance, and event response for these assets. The candidate will furthermore be responsible for ensuring all operations and maintenance activities are performed in accordance with industry best practices, industry best safety practices, company and owner procedures, plans, and guidelines as well as all pertinent laws and regulations. 

    Responsibilities

    1. Plant Operations – Oversee production at solar projects, ensuring that plants operate within design parameters in a reliable, safe and efficient manner. Ensure facility processes and procedures are adhered to as well as in compliance with all rules regulations and laws as applicable.  Monitor production to ensure plants are meeting performance expectations.  Coordinate and resolve operational abnormalities.
    2. Plant Maintenance –Ensure the timely maintenance and repair of plant components as well as resolve problems that may arise.  Perform preventive/predictive maintenance to ensure long term profitability, plant reliability and risk minimization
    3. Prepare plant operating budgets, monitor and control costs within approved budget; ensure the procurement of equipment replacement and maintenance/repair contractors and approve all purchase orders within established approval level.
    4. Ensure plant staff has completed required and recommended safety and functional training.  Foster a collaborative team environment across all CED Solar projects ensuring optimal safety, operations, maintenance, and performance.
    5. Technical Support – Perform operational analysis as required to support Asset Management and Project Development functions. Create, review and distribute daily, weekly, monthly, and annual operational reports.
    6. Technical Expertise – Stay abreast of regulations, codes and standards as they relate to the industry.  Develop relationships with suppliers that result in beneficial synergies.
    7. General – Act as local company and owner liaison, develop long range plans and work with local civic groups as required.  Attend meetings on behalf of company and host facility visits as required.

    Qualifications

    Education:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent related discipline preferred

     

    Experience:

    • 5-10 years of experience managing power plants or equivalent related experience
    • 2-5 years of experience in managing renewable power plants (solar PV preferred)
    • Powerplant O&M experience
    • Knowledge of industry standards, OSHA, environmental/safety, and NERC regulations
    • Knowledge of energy markets and market procedures
    • Experience interacting with local utilities
    • Experience managing, troubleshooting, and working with SCADA/DAS systems
    • Demonstrated ability to adhere to safety processes and procedures

     

    Supervisory Responsibility:

    • Manage plant activities, preventative maintenance and revise procedures as required to ensure compliance with established standards
    • Interview, select, assign responsibilities and schedule personnel and provide support as required
    • Ensure Site Operating staff is adequately trained and prepared to meet production requirements
    • Evaluate individual and plant activities and implement corrective actions as required

     

    JOB SKILLS:

    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Excellent technical, analytical and communication skills
    • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
    • Knowledge of power electronics and circuitry
    • Knowledge of power generation technologies and equipment
    • Ability to manage O&M contracts and communications with owner's representative
    • Ability to work under tight deadlines
    • Ability to multi task
    • Ability to work in varying climates as required
    • Driver’s license required
    • Willing to work on weekends and off shifts as required

     

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    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. 


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