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Wind Site Manager - Mount Copper Wind

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Date: Jun 11, 2021

Primary Location: Murdochville, QC, CA, G0E 1W0

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  51135 


NextEra Energy Canada, LP stands out as a leader in producing electricity from clean and renewable resources and is among the Canada's most disciplined competitive power generators.


Position Specific Description

The Wind Site Manager for the Mount Copper Wind Farm in Murdochville, Quebec will direct all wind farm operations for maintenance and repair. You will focus on performance and profitability within the framework of the operating plan. In this role, you will develop strategy for improved maintenance, diagnostic and operation to provide additional customer value and reduce cost of service.


Direct all Wind farm operations at the site for maintenance and repair, focusing on performance and profitability and within the framework of the operating plan
Develop strategy for improved maintenance diagnostic and operation to provide additional customer value and reduce cost of service
Direct the performance of Wind Field Operation within assigned contractual scope of responsibilities to customers
Present a positive professional face of NextEra Energy in the community and with the customer
Recruit, develop, retain and manage personnel resources at sites driving professional standards and matrix development of personnel
Demonstrate responsibility for all phases of timely financial reporting, elimination of contractual liquid damages, and availability of turbines
Integrate the operations perspective into all job proposal initiatives with the elimination of liquid damages and new revenue streams
Work closely with internal NextEra users to develop and implement operation focused feedback for configuration, planned and unplanned maintenance, and financials
Implement Operation Safety Policy Instructions, conduct field work in compliance with OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) applicable regulations, and encourage good employee safety practices
Participate and Lead Business Lean Six Sigma process


Qualifications/Requirements :

Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university (OR a High School Diploma/GED with a minimum of 6 years of experience in a field services role)
Minimum of 5 years of experience in a field services leadership role, preferably with wind turbines or rotating equipment
Must be proficient in verbal and written French and English
Must be eligible to work in Canada and must possess a valid passport with no restrictions for travel to the US. 
Ability and willingness to possess and maintain a valid driver's license and willingness to submit to a check of driving record
Ability to work effectively in a matrix environment and within all levels of the organization
Executive presentation skills
Six Sigma Green Belt certification or equivalent quality certification
Knowledge of network infrastructure, communication protocols, and web technology
Proven record of P&L (Profit & Loss) responsibilities and direct report experience of a minimum of 5 employees
Strong analytical capabilities and ability to thrive in cross functional and team 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

  • Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience
  • High School Grad / GED
  • Supervisor/Management Experience: 5+ years
  • Experience: 5+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • None


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Operations
Organization:  NextEra Energy Canadian Op Srv 
Location:  Murdochville, Quebec 
Other Work Locations:  Quebec 
Relocation Provided:  Yes, if applicable



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.

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