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Power Plant Maintenance Regional Supervisor

Company: Strata Clean Energy Llc
Location: Circleville
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

About Us:Strata Clean Energy is a leading developer, EPC, and service provider for utility-scale solar and storage systems in the United States. We control and self-perform all processes from our nationwide solar and storage developments, to construction, O&M, and Asset Management.Our employees are empowered to drive our business in a collaborative, creative, and passion-driven environment that fosters long-term professional growth. There is a lot to learn at Strata, but were here to help you give your best and have a good time doing it.At Strata, youre part of something big. Were leading the industry in sustainable energy careers. We are driving innovation to make a difference for our customers, our employees, and our planet. Join us in powering the future.Overview:*Summary:*Come join our growing team and make your mark on renewable energy as a solar Plant Maintenance Regional Manager! The Plant Maintenance Regional Manager is a highly experienced solar electrical technician and leader whose demonstrated expertise enables direct leadership over advanced electrical, telecommunication, and mechanical maintenance activities, to include testing and repair of all major and balance-of-system components utilized in utility scale solar photovoltaic (PV) power generation. These generating sites represent investments that can exceed $100M. This individual will be expected to lead a team of Plant Maintenance Technicians and be responsible for scheduling and completion of all work in the assigned region as well as excellent documentation and communication with outside parties. If you have field leadership experience and have an interest in leveraging your solar maintenance capabilities to deliver outstanding results to our customers.Responsibilities:*Essential Duties and Responsibilities:** Safety First! All of our Technicians & Regional Supervisors are champions of safety at our PV plants. Ensure that all employees and subcontractors demonstrate safe work practices in accordance with OSHA, NFPA, state and local codes, and Strata Solar Services safety policies and procedures in the performance of regional plant maintenance activities.* Supervise the day-to-day activities of local electrical team in the region.* Train your team of technicians to lead safety briefings that identify all potential hazards within a scope of electrical work as well as ways to mitigate exposure to any hazardous conditions.* Provide leadership to on-site staff, sub-contractors, and other parties.* Serve as a technical resource to your team and the organization.* Maintain a strong working knowledge of electrical theory and electrical design.* Quickly identify & escalate electrical safety hazards.* Conduct annual performance review of direct reports.* Review and approve direct reports timesheets and PTO requests.* Oversee and schedule power plant maintenance activities in the assigned region.* Perform preventative and corrective maintenance activities where needed with the objective of optimizing plant performance and plant operating efficiency.* Confirm compliance with warranty and O&M contract obligations.* Compile, complete and review maintenance reports, and inspection test results.* Participate in system design, scope of work review, and incident reviews.* Manage regional plant maintenance spare parts inventory.* Work on and around energized electrical parts in compliance with all electrical codes and company policies as instructed during training sessions.* Utilize a range of tools including multimeters, low resistance Ohmmeters, PV Analyzers, IR thermometers, IR cameras, and hand-held irradiance meters for electrical maintenance duties.* Implement Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) procedures to maintain compliance with electrical isolation protocols.* Write and perform switching orders.* Troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair Direct Current (DC) faults within the PV plant.* Perform advanced troubleshooting & maintenance on SCADA systems as well as measurement sensors.* Lead and train technicians level 1, 2, 3, and 4.* Lead investigations of plant outages, DC underperformance, and other unexpected plant & SCADA behavior.* Supervise other technicians and subcontractors in their performance of maintenance activities.* Develop & implement preventive maintenance schedules based on component warranty requirements & electrical best practices.* Perform isolation, grounding, & maintenance on medium-voltage transformers.* Lead on-the-job electrical & task-specific training for other employees and subcontractors.* Extract data files, troubleshoot communication issues, and operate monitoring software using PCs or tablets.* Provision replacement devices and share photos via service tickets.* Conduct basic networking, such as changing IP addresses on laptop to connect with equipment.* Other duties as assigned.Qualifications:*Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:** High School Diploma, GED or Equivalent.* Minimum five (5) years experience working directly on energized industrial AC and DC systems with at least two of those years working on PV power generation systems or similar systems with directly transferable skills that align with those listed in this job description.* Minimum three (3) years experience supervising electrical work with primary responsibility for electrical safety and process adherence of the personnel performing such work.* Possess strong knowledge of electrical theory & PV power generating system fundamentals.* Aptitude for learning and understanding operation of various testing equipment, tools and procedures utilized in the maintenance of PV power generation systems.* Ability to collaborate and coordinate well with peer Technicians and other personnel, vendors, and subcontractors.* Ability to lead field team.* Proficiency with MS Office applications to include but not limited to MS Word and Excel, as well as an ability to learn new computer programs without difficulty.* Ability to operate in a professional workmanlike manner consistent with the organizations policies, procedures, and vision.* Possess and maintain a valid drivers license.*Physical Requirements/Work Environment:** Must be able to work in an outdoor environment for extended periods of time.* Must have the ability to travel for extended duration to remote project sites.* Must be able to stoop, kneel or bend.* Must be able to lift, push or pull 50 lbs. overhead repeatedly.* 20/40 vision in each eye, with or without correction and ability to distinguish colors.* Ability to wear full complement of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE* Must have the ability to travel, work on-call during off-shift hours and weekends._No third party solicitations or resumes will be accepted for this or any other Strata Solar position.__Strata Solar is an __equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. __Strata Solar is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law._Job Type: Full-timeSchedule:* Day shift* Monday to Friday* Weekends as neededWork setting:* In-personWork Location: In personby Jobble

Keywords: Strata Clean Energy Llc, Columbus , Power Plant Maintenance Regional Supervisor, Professions , Circleville, Ohio

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