Site Operator

Job Location US-AZ-Tonapah
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(5/1/2020 9:10 AM)


  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. 

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. 


  1. Plant Maintenance – Perform 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Personal Responsibility Assignment/Area of Responsibility – Supervise and coordinates maintenance and repair of assigned plant systems as a subject matter expert.  Manages assigned Area of Responsibility to ensure cleanliness and equipment health.
  4. Technical Support – Perform operational analysis as required to support Asset Management and Project Development. Create, review and distribute daily, weekly and monthly operational reports.
  5. Technical Expertise – Stay abreast of regulations, codes and standards as they relate to the industry.  Develop relationships with suppliers that result in beneficial synergies.
  6. General – Manage contractors as required, act as local CED liaison, develop long range plans.



  • A formal training program and/or recognized apprenticeship are highly desirable or the equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Prior experience with power generation, renewable facilities is a plus
  • Prior knowledge of PLC’s and Low Voltage equipment is a plus.
  • Prior DC inverter experience is a plus.
  • Prior electrical maintenance experience is a plus.


Job Skills:


  • Excellent technical, analytical and communication skills, strong interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite programs
  • Ability to solve practical problems and provide applicable solutions
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and other technical documents.
  • Must be able to occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to work rotating 12-hour shift schedule that includes weekends and holidays
  • Ability to work within tight deadlines
  • Must be able to work alone or in a team environment
  • 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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