|Location||La Crosse, WI|
|Date Posted||March 14, 2019|
Reports directly to the Director, Solar Operations (“Manager”), or designate.
Accountabilities and Key Functions
This position will be accountable for the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of solar assets. Key functions include:
© Managing complex technical issues related to the operation of solar facilities, including scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, troubleshooting, repairs, etc.
© Responsible for overseeing any sub trades/contractors who are working or performing activities at solar sites
© Completing daily SCADA monitoring and taking appropriate corrective actions during upset conditions
© Daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reporting to the Manager on performance and operation of solar facilities
© Completing work orders, time cards and any other required paperwork for the specific project/assignment daily;
© Coordinating with Manager to maintain cost control of site operations
© Managing facilities in accordance with various environmental approval documents and permit-related requirements, as well as assisting the preparation of necessary reporting and compliance documentation for governing and monitoring authorities
© Responsible for implementing, performing duties and operating sites in accordance with BEAM’s Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) policies, practices, and programs
© Identifying any hazards and recommending solutions that will limit or eliminate the hazard
© Operating and caring for company property and equipment in an efficient and safe manner
© Coordinating with various project team members and sub-contractors to ensure cost-effective, efficient, safe and timely completion of facility related projects
© Coordinating with landowners, various project stakeholders and community members as required
© Coordinating with various community events while demonstrating corporate community involvement and upholding BluEarth’s values, as required
© Uphold all aspects of BEAM's Health, Safety & Environmental policies, practices, and programs and work to ensure that all activities are administered with the same care and requirements such that occupational accidents, injuries, and other hazards related to BEAM's activities are minimized and/or avoided
© Uphold BEAM's values and consistently enhance the image and reputation of the Company; and
© All other duties as assigned by the Manager.
© Technical Diploma or Trade Certificate in Mechanical or Electrical is an asset
© Other equivalent combinations of directly related post-secondary education and directly related experience may be considered.
© Minimum two years of Renewable Power experience is an asset
© Experience in an operationally-intensive business
© Strong knowledge of solar farms, including functionality, design, and components is an asset; and
© Previous experience working around high, medium, and low voltage equipment is an asset.
Personal Characteristics & Skills
© Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety regulations, operation, service as well as other procedural manuals
© Ability to read and understand electrical and hydraulic schematics
© Excellent troubleshooting skills for both electrical and mechanical systems
© Familiar with testing and troubleshooting equipment such as multimeters, voltage tester, etc.
© Familiar with Microsoft Office products such as One Note, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
© Able to work independently with minimal supervision; able to work with and lead a team
© Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written; able to write routine reports and correspondences
© Excellent organizational skills with an ability to prioritize and reschedule priorities as needed
© Highly flexible and able to quickly adapt to changing priorities
© Possess an action-oriented approach with a strong work ethic and high integrity
© Strategic thinker – able to prioritize and move easily from big-picture thinking to detailed execution work; and
© Able to exercise independent judgement and discretion, as well as act in a professional manner when representing the company.