The O&M Solar Manager will be responsible for overseeing multiple assets in Ontario with a focus on analyzing best practices in industry for system operations. You will manage, prioritize and resolve (in a timely basis) all PV Fleet activities and issues that may impact the overall solar power plant performance, provide polar project optimization, calculate solar project losses and energy uncertainty, and ensure full compliance of warranty and services obligations, including contract and warranty administration, and site operations and maintenance.
Additionally you will ensure that all contractual obligations for power plants including laws, ordinances and contracts (i.e. PPA , LGIA land leases) are met, manage all external O&M contractors and field service organization, provide management oversight and direction to ensure successfully perform system repairs, inspections, site visits, service calls and system commissioning, and participate in the development of advanced solutions to maintain state-of-the-art methods. You will be responsible for continuous improvements and best practices in O&M, including creating and driving the O&M cost reduction roadmap, interface regularly with project owner, energy off-taker, project financier and others to deliver enhanced customer satisfaction, communication and reporting, and work closely with outside resources to resolve long term systemic plant performance issues to resolve root cause issues.
Lastly, you will prioritize day to day O&M departmental tasks, delegate and accomplish goals through others with strong leadership and management experience and perform other duties and special projects, as assigned.
- Minimum 5 years experience in Wind or Solar O&M management.
- Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related technical field preferred
- Demonstrated expertise in power plant operations and maintenance management
- Experience with SCADA, software and Ethernet networks utilized for solar power plants
- Willingness to travel
- Experience managing a team