• Site Operator

    Job Location US-NY-Valhalla
    Posted Date 1 week ago(7/8/2019 10:06 AM)
  • Overview

    About ConEdison Development


    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.  More information can be obtained by calling 914- 993-2185.  You can also visit the Consolidated Edison, Inc. website at www.conedison.com.


    The Site Operator is responsible for the on-site generation of renewable energy at select plants in CEB’s 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 other Con Edison Development and Solution team members as well as on-site subcontractors.  The Site Operator is expected to possess a high level of responsibility within Con Edison Development as well as a superior level of accountability and ownership.


    The candidate will be responsible for overall Site/Facility operations and maintenance activities including the daily operation, planned and corrective maintenance, as well as event response for CEB assets. The candidate will be responsible for operating one or more plants as well as responsible for coordinating operations, maintenance, and event responses at 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. This position’s will report to Valhalla office but have a majority of time spent at sites in NY, NJ, PA, MA, CT, etc.  This position will be responsible for CED, CES and also third party owned renewable sites. This position will require driving and some over night stays as needed.  


    1. Plant Operations – Oversee production of renewable energy at all plants in a particular region, ensuring that plants operate within design parameters in a reliable, safe and efficient manner. Monitor production to ensure plants are meeting performance expectations.  Coordinate and resolve operational abnormalities.
    2. Plant Maintenance – Supervise and coordinate maintenance and repair of plant components; troubleshoot and resolve problems that may arise.  Perform preventive/predictive maintenance to ensure long term profitability, plant reliability and risk minimization.
    3. Technical Support – Perform operational analysis as required to support Asset Management and Project Development. Create, review and distribute daily, weekly and monthly operational reports.
    4. Technical Expertise – Stay abreast of regulations, codes and standards as they relate to the industry.  Develop relationships with suppliers that result in beneficial synergies.
    5. General – Manage contractors as required, act as local CED liaison, develop long range plans and work with local civic groups as required.



    • Electrical  engineering degree preferred
    • Licensed Electrician or other trade accreditation preferred




    • 2-5 years experience in a related renewable energy field, with direct expertise in electrical engineering preferred.
    • 2-5 years experience in power plant construction/operations environment
    • Prior experience with power generation, renewable and gas facilities 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
    • Ability to work within tight deadlines
    • Ability to multi task
    • Drivers license required



    • Travel availability (up to 80%) is required
    • Ability to be on call on weekends on a rotating schedule


    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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