Wind Site Manager

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Date: Jul 13, 2024

Location(s): Cantil, CA, US, 93519

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  80800 


NextEra Energy Resources is the world's largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun, and a world leader in battery storage. We provide energy-related products and services that grow our economy, protect the environment, support our communities and help customers meet their energy needs. Are you interested in creating a cleaner environment for future generations? Join our world-class, innovative team today.


Position Specific Description

In the role of Wind Site Manager at North Sky River near Tehachapi, California, you will assume responsibility for all operational facets on the maintenance and repair of the wind farm. Your chief priority will be ensuring the team's safety while concurrently focusing on maximizing performance and profitability per the operational framework. This will necessitate devising and executing strategies to elevate maintenance practices, diagnostic capabilities, and overall operational efficiency, resulting in heightened customer satisfaction and reduced service expenditures.


Additionally, your duties may encompass:

  • Enforcing the implementation of Operational Safety Policy Instructions, ensuring field work aligns with OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) regulations, promoting sound employee safety practices, and fostering a culture of unparalleled employee safety.
  • Actively engaging in and leading Business Lean Six Sigma processes and projects.
  • Recruiting, nurturing, retaining, guiding, and advancing resources at sites to uphold professional standards and foster team development within a matrix environment.
  • Assuming accountability for all aspects of timely safety and environmental reporting, financial reporting, and turbine availability.
  • Collaborating closely with internal NextEra stakeholders to devise and execute operation-focused feedback and solutions for both planned and unplanned maintenance, improvement projects, development initiatives, and financial performance.
  • Serving as a positive and professional representative of NextEra Energy within the community and in interactions with customers.
  • Overseeing the performance of wind field operations within the designated contractual scope of responsibilities for external customers and stakeholders.


The ideal candidates will embody the following attributes

  • Possesses either a bachelor's degree in business or engineering or has accumulated six years of equivalent experience in a related field.
  • Demonstrated adaptability to different geographic locations for potential future roles
  • At least five years of hands-on experience in leading field services operations, preferably within wind turbines or rotating equipment
  • Proficiency in collaborating effectively within a complex organizational structure and across all levels of the Company
  • Strong executive presentation skills
  • Certification as a Six Sigma green belt or a comparable quality assurance qualification
  • Proficient in network infrastructure, communication protocols, and web technology
  • Established track record of managing profit and loss responsibilities
  • Exceptional analytical capabilities and a track record of thriving in cross-functional and team-oriented environments.

Job Overview

Leaders in this job oversee the Operations and Maintenance activities for a wind energy project. Individuals are responsible for the overall safe and reliable operation of the wind sites.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

•   Ensures compliance to all Power Generation Division (PGD) operational model processes
•   Leads by example and emulates the PGD shared values
•   Develops cost-effective operations and maintenance programs
•   Interfaces with land owners, utilities, regulatory agencies, and local government and community representatives
•   Monitors and controls plant budget
•   Ensures that contractual obligations are met
•   Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

•  High School Grad / GED
•  Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience
•  Experience: 5+ years
•  Supervisor/Management Experience: 5+ years
•  Valid Driver's License (NON CDL)

Preferred Qualifications

•  None


The base pay for this position is $103,200.00 to $154,800.00 per year. This range is estimated for this role. Actual pay may be different.


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Operations
Organization:  NextEra Energy Operating Services, LLC 
Relocation Provided:  Yes, if applicable


This position is eligible for Company sponsored benefits. Click here to see our benefits.


NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.


NextEra Energy provides reasonable accommodation in its application and selection process for qualified individuals, including accommodations related to compliance with conditional job offer requirements, consistent with federal, state, and local laws. Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable and permitted by applicable law. To request a reasonable accommodation, please send an e-mail to, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 1-844-694-4748. Please do not use this line to inquire about your application status.


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Nearest Major Market: Bakersfield

Job Segment: Wind Energy, Energy

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