Site Manager (Wind)

Site Manager (Wind)

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  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy & Infrastructure

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  • Contact:

    Tim Hall

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  • Published:

    almost 3 years ago

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  • Consultant:

    Tim Hall


A leading renewable energy development company is seeking a Site Manager who will oversee the operations of multiple wind farms across Australia. This role will primarily focus on the site-based activities of the EPC and O&M contractors on renewable energy projects.

Alongside the asset management team, you will manage and lead the daily operation of renewable energy projects. The role will also involve some construction-based work as one of the projects is currently under construction. During this phase you will assist the Project Manager to deliver EPC and Grid Contracts and you will have a major focus on the operational transition.


The Role:

During the operational phase, your responsibilities will be as follows:

·        Regular reporting, SCADA analysis, maintenance and repair analysis, management of unplanned outages, as well as any other requirement for operational sites.

·        Supervise site-based activities and lead on-site contractors for a productive, and safe working environment

·        Oversee the work of contractors, meeting regularly to discuss ongoing performance

·        Manage safe and reliable O&M in accordance with agreed contracts, operating plans and budgets.

·        Manage staff and subcontractors in performing O&M on site according to the Contract.

·        Ensure facility repairs and restarts after plant outages or equipment faults.

·        Coordinate, communicate and comply with stakeholders regarding the grid, production, contractual, regulatory and outage issues.

·        Understand electrical testing and diagnostics for both LV and HV systems and substations.

·        Use asset management tools to create regular periodic reports and in-depth analysis.

·        Read, understand, interpret and negotiate complicated contracts

·        Manage contractor performance, safety and quality as required.

·        Manage, complete or assist with NER compliance reports

·        Ensure that team are working in accordance with HSQE

·        Maintain databases of faults and maintenance/performance issues.

·        Review and manage the performance guarantee calculations according to the O&M Contracts

·        Ensure strong coordination and communication between various site teams.

·        Alert relevant parties of emerging faults and issues, required maintenance, or retrofits.

·        Identify and appraise plant improvement opportunities.


 Skills, Experience and Qualifications required: 

·        Renewable energy O&M experience with 2+ years of experience in wind energy

·        Technical Engineering background

·        Knowledge of industry standards, HSE, environmental/safety, and NER regulations.

·        Renewable Energy Operations Contract awareness

·        Excellent communication skills

·        HS&E procedures management and compliance

·        Knowledge of energy markets and market procedures.

·        Experience interacting with local utilities. Experience managing, troubleshooting, and working with wind and/or solar SCADA systems.