Plant Manager (Bishop Hill Wind Farm)

Posting ID : A1068502714
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Business Mgmt

At SunEdison, we are looking for talented self-starters with imagination, creativity and vision. In addition, we are seeking individuals who are original thinkers, possess the drive to achieve quick results, and have the capacity to assume increasing responsibility in a highly successful global organization. Ideal candidates will have a passion for the renewable energy industry and desire to be part of a team that is transforming the way energy is generated, distributed, and owned around the globe.


The purpose of this position is to oversee the efficient and safe operation of the wind turbine facility. This also includes assuring and documenting compliance with all codes, regulations, environmental permits, and contracts with original equipment manufacturers and the utility company.


To oversee all Operations and Maintenance activities for a wind power generating facility to include but not limited to; Substation & HV work, collection system equipment, balance of plant activities, and wind turbine generator (WTG) units, Develop cost effective programs to further operations and maintenance.

Provide oversight of safe and reliable wind farm operations and site personnel and contractors (including the creation of site procedures and policies).

Person who leads by example to ensure compliance with all SunEdison processes, procedures and policies while maintaining standards of the corporate code of conduct in all employees under supervision.

Interact with local utilities, regulatory agencies, local government/community and landowners.

Monitors and controls plant operating budget and budget forecasts.

Manage site contracts and warranties to the standards and interests of SunEdison.

Ensures compliance with all local, state and federal regulations in all concerns, including but not limited to; environmental, NERC/FERC, LERC/SERC, local laws and regulations.

Complete projects assigned by the Service Area Manager or others.

Coordinate tours of the facility as required

Travel as needed.

Required Qualifications:

Technical 4 year college degree or comparable experience or certifications preferred.

5 years of experience of managing a wind or energy facility of at least 30 MW.

Experiencing managing a wind farm absent an OEM or warranty contract.

5 years supervisory experience of at least 5 employees.

Budget / Project Management experience.

Contract execution experience.

Government regulation compliance experience.

Organized, leadership skills.

Proficient computer and software skills.

Comfortable working at heights and the ability to perform essential physical functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation; this includes climbing 300' wind turbines, lifting 50 lbs. above head, and meeting the weight requirement of safety gear, 310 lbs. or less.

Valid driver's license.

24/7 on-call availability.

SunEdison is world's largest renewable energy development company with a strong "one company, one culture" environment that allows you to innovate, expand your potential, and own your future. This environment encourages positive thinking, integrity, and a "together as a team we win" attitude. In addition to providing a climate for professional growth, SunEdison offers competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits program and a company matched 401(k) savings plan.

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