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Control Room Supervisor

Location: Calgary, AB, Canada
The Control Room Supervisor will be responsible for overseeing the Control room for commercial-scale wind, solar, and run-of- river hydroelectric facilities across Canada and the United States. Control Room Supervisor is accountable for the safe, efficient, and optimized operation of the control room, including maintaining operational compliance with all applicable regulatory requirements.

  • Providing inspiring leadership of our team of control room operators
  • Coordinate and manage operator shift scheduling to provide 24/7/365 coverage in the control room
  • Develop and oversee the execution of procedures, work instructions, and training programs for the facilities and applications monitored in the control room
  • Work with plant operators and technicians to develop and review procedures and work instructions to ensure the safe operation of our facilities
  • Work with plant operators and technicians to continually review and improve how the control room remotely operates the facilities, including reviewing fault conditions that can be handled by the control room, and responses to specific site conditions
  • Work with plant operators and technicians to identify, develop, and improve reports detailing recent site operation that are distributed to facility staff on a regular basis
  • Maintain and work to continually improve communications between control room operators and field personnel;
  • Develop continuous training programs for operators
  • Coordinate with external regulatory and compliance organizations to ensure the control room is operating according to the latest applicable standards
  • Assist control room operators during emergencies and periods of heavy workload
  • Ensure the control room and its operators are able to provide a quick response to system emergencies, responding with agreed time limits to call-outs
  • Cover shifts, if required, in the control room under emergency situations
  • Provide after hour support, if required, for the control room operators;
  • Develop and implement continuous control room improvement strategies, including long-term preventative planning, and strategies to allow for continued growth in the numbers of sites/installed capacity monitored by the control room
  • Manage control room log books;
  • Develop and oversee effective shift handover procedures;
  • Uphold all aspects of Comapny’s Environmental, Health & Safety policies, practices, and programs
  • Uphold the company’s core values.
  • Degree, diploma or technical certification in power engineering, power systems, or electrical work
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience working in the power generation industry with strong preference for renewable power experience
  • Strong technical knowledge of renewable electricity generation operations, including the functionality, design, and operation of wind and hydro turbines and generators, solar generation facilities, and balance-of- plant components
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety regulations, and operations, service and other procedural manuals; relevant SLD drawings, & schematics
  • Familiarity and competency with industry standard SCADA systems and software
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills for both electrical and communications systems
  • Experience with NERC and/or NERC System Operator Certification an asset
  • Experience working with provincial/state electrical authorities is an asset.
Victoria Waye
Senior Renewable Energy Account Manager
+1(403) 370 2361
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