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Wind Site Manager - Langdon Wind Site

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Date: Jun 20, 2021

Primary Location: Osnabrock, ND, US, 58269

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  53304 


NextEra Energy Resources is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America.


Position Specific Description

The Wind Site Manager for the Langdon Wind Farm in Osnabrock, ND 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.


Job Description Essential Responsibilities:


  • 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
  • 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 minimum of 5 employees
  • Strong analytical capabilities and ability to thrive in cross functional and team environments
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills to work as a team


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


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Operations
Organization:  NextEra Operating Srvs 
Location:  Osnabrock, North Dakota 
Other Work Locations:  North Dakota 
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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Nearest Major Market: North Dakota

Job Segment: Wind Energy, Energy