Wind Site Supervisor- Palmer's Creek

Organization
GE Renewable Energy
Organization Summary

The Wind Site Supervisor for the Palmer's Creek Wind Farm in Granite Falls, MN will be responsible for all wind farm operations. You will focus on performance and profitability and development of the operating plan. In this role, you will develop strategy for improved maintenance, diagnostic and operation to provide additional customer value and reduce cost of service.

GE Renewable Energy harnesses the earth’s most abundant resources – the strength of the wind, the heat of the sun and the force of water – to power the world’s biggest economies and the most remote communities. With an innovative spirit and an entrepreneurial mindset, we engineer energy products and digital services that create industry-leading value for our customers around the world. We see the promise of renewable energy everywhere we look. Our team has the courage, scale, passion, diversity and resourcefulness needed to deliver that promise wherever and however the world needs it. Together with our customers, we’re proving that no one ever has to choose between affordable, reliable, or sustainable energy.
We are unleashing limitless energy.

Posting Date
Closing Date
Location in MN
West Central
Job type
full-time
Salary

Information not provided

Hours

40 hours per week

Primary Duties
  • Direct all Wind farm operations at the site for maintenance and repair, focusing on performance and profitability
  • Develop a multi-year operating plan and profitability forecast
  • Develop strategy for improved maintenance diagnostic and operation to provide additional customer value and reduce cost of service
  • Direct the performance of Wind Field Operation within assigned contractual scope of responsibilities to customers and develop opportunities for out of scope transactional work
  • Present a positive professional face of GE in the community and with the customer
  • Recruit, develop, retain and manage personnel resources at sites driving professional standards and matrix development of personnel
  • Demonstrate responsibility for all phases of timely financial reporting
  • Maximize availability of turbines per contract requirements
  • Integrate the operations perspective into all job proposal initiatives with the elimination of liquidated damages and development of new revenue streams
  • Work closely with internal GE users to develop and implement Operation focused feedback for configuration, planned and unplanned maintenance, and financials
  • Conduct work in compliance with GE operational procedures, EHS (Environmental Health & Safety) policies and procedures, and applicable OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) regulations
  • Drive excellence in employee safety practices and culture
  • Participate in and Lead Business Lean Six Sigma process
Experience

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Associate's Degree from an accredited college or university (OR a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in a field services role)
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a field services and/or a leadership / supervisory role
  • Ability and willingness to possess and maintain a valid driver's license and willingness to submit to a check of driving record
  • Ability and willingness to climb towers up to 300 feet
  • Ability to meet specific OSHA weight limits of 250 to 300 lbs max

Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience working on Vestas wind turbine platform
  • Ability to work effectively in a matrix environment and within all levels of the organization
  • Strong oral and written presentation skills
  • Previous managerial and/or supervisory experience with field operations or as a Wind Site technician or Field Engineer
  • Wind turbine or power generation equipment experience
  • Experience with field service technology and processes
  • Knowledge of network infrastructure, communication protocols and WEB technology
  • Proven record of P&L (Profit & Loss) responsibilities and direct report experience
  • Strong analytical capabilities and ability to thrive in cross functional and team environments
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills to lead a team
How to Apply
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