The Lead Wind Technician will be responsible for Monitoring, assessing and improving the performance of the wind facilities, through annual operating reviews, including production, corrective and preventative maintenance programs, establishing and maintaining a working environment conducive to team work, creativity, and positive morale, actively promoting the Asset Management Inc. culture and values, and developing and maintaining annual operating and maintenance budgets to plan, manage and control plant project costs.
You will be responsible for developing and executing work planning and staffing schedules, including annual preventative maintenance cycles, implementing all aspects of health & safety policies, practices and programs designed to motivate employees to reduce or eliminate occupational accidents, injuries and other hazards related to company's operations, maintaining close working and harmonious relationships with all external stakeholders on behalf of firm and the owners and ensuring all environmental responsibilities are adhered to at the wind facilities on a proactive basis by working closely with landowners and all applicable government agencies.
Additionally you will submit reports (weekly, monthly, annually) on the performance and progress of the Wind Facility in respect to HS&E, budget, production, availability, and other performance measures currently in place and to be developed, hire, train, mentor and evaluate technicians with support from Human Resources, create and track project schedules, lead and direct the work of others, including selecting, directing, and supervising others (both staff and contractors), and verify accuracy of reports and documents related to plant performance and equipment, following-up with suppliers and service providers when required, and preparing reports or notifications as required.
Additionally the Lead Wind Technician will interact with project teams (Regulatory, Development, Operations, Accounting), management, and trade contractors to provide technical interpretation of issues, activities and risks, and to ensure the onsite execution of key initiatives, policies or processes, uphold all aspects of Environmental, Health, & Safety policies, practices, and programs, uphold the company’s core values and all other duties as per operational requirements.
- Minimum five years of wind power experience;
- Minimum two years of supervisory experience at a wind power facility;
- Demonstrated competency in a leadership role;
- Strong technical knowledge of wind farm operations and turbines, including functionality, design and components;
- Experience working around high, medium, and low voltage equipment;
- Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety regulations, and operations, service and other procedural manuals;
- Ability to read and understand electrical and hydraulic schematics;
- Familiarity and competency with industry standard SCADA systems and software;
- Excellent troubleshooting skills for both electrical and mechanical systems.
- Valid class G driver’s license, satisfactory 5 year driver’s abstract and 3 year insurance history;
- Ability to travel within Canada and internationally;
- Familiarity with Microsoft Office product such as Excel, Power Point, and Outlook;
- Physically capable of working in various plant and field conditions, including working at heights in excess of 300 feet, and working in variable and adverse weather conditions;
- Ability to work a varying schedule including early mornings, late evenings, weekends and holidays, in addition to being on-call.
- Must be able to pass a drug and alcohol screen.
Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada for any employer without restriction. No sponsorship provided.
- Wind Turbine Technician certificate (Or relevant experience), Current climbing and safety tickets.