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This position reports to the Site Manager and has primary responsibility for overseeing operations and wind turbine technicians at the Laredo Ridge wind site. The primary objective is accountability for the safe and compliant operations of the technicians.
Monitor and enforce safe work practices as they relate to wind plants and wind turbine repairs and maintenance
First line supervisor responsibilities for technicians
Plan and issue work schedules to ensure the continual safe and efficient operations of the wind turbines
Monitor and report on manufacture and third-party wind turbine maintenance and repair efforts
Supervise/conduct/assist in trouble shooting and repairs of wind turbine electrical, mechanical and hydraulic systems
Inspect completed repairs and scheduled maintenance for quality assurance
Responsible for specifying and ordering mobile equipment and cranes as needed for wind turbine repairs
Primary responsibility for turbine availability
Monitor wind conditions to maximize revenue and minimize downtime during repairs and maintenance
Participate in contract negotiations with sub-contractors and other vendors for parts and services required for wind turbines
Responsible for manuals, updates, and work instructions and technical wind turbine data
Work with other team members to establish goals, action plans and strategies
Develop standard work procedures
Assist as required in facility maintenance and repairs
Knowledge & Skills:
Able to safely handle and work with objects weighing up to 50 pounds without assistance and up to 100 pounds with assistance
Ability to climb towers unassisted up to 300 feet. Job will require standing outside the nacelle and nosecone at the top of the turbine
Able to work with electrical wires and differentiate between color coded wires
Able to safely work in a wide range of adverse climates and environments
Able to travel as required
Able to work safely in a confined space
Able to meet requirements of CEG’s Qualified Electrical Worker program
E ducation and Experience:
High school diploma is required
Associate’s degree (electrical or technical) is preferred
Minimum of 3 years wind turbine repair and maintenance
Experience leading crews highly preferred
In depth knowledge wind turbine systems to include electrical, mechanical, hydraulic and SCADA.
Demonstrated ability to maintain wind turbines at a high availability factor
Proficiency in using MS Office software to include spread sheet and document applications
Reside in immediate vicinity of wind farm installation to reduce call-out response time
Must possess a valid driver's license and good driving record