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Sr. Associate Wind Technician – Heart of Texas

The Company

Scout Clean Energy is a leading US renewable energy developer, owner and operator headquartered in Boulder, Colorado. Scout is developing a MW portfolio of over 5,000 MW of wind, solar and energy storage projects across 11 US states.  Scout is an owner-operator with expertise in all aspects of renewable power project development, permitting, power marketing, finance, construction, and asset management. Scout is a portfolio company of Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners.

Scout is made up of wind energy industry veterans who are making a difference in our world. Our team’s work ethic is second to none. We identify problems, create solutions, and deliver them professionally to our customers, stakeholders, partners, and one another. We do the right thing when no one is looking because we are committed to our collective success and because we believe that our uncompromising integrity is key to the collaborative relationships that drive our business.

Position Summary

Asset management spans a wide range of activities all directed toward the same goal: maximizing the profitability of the assets. Excellence in asset management enables us to deliver on our commitments to our partners at the same time. The Sr. Associate Wind Technician is integral to helping achieve this goal.

The Sr. Associate Wind Technician will support the oversight of all aspects of operations and maintenance at Scout’s Heart of Texas wind generating facility, including turbines, high voltage substation equipment, collection systems, and balance-of-plant activities.

This position will report to the Facility Manager, Heart of Texas.

Responsibilities

  • Deliver optimal performance of the on-site assets while ensuring compliance and safety:
    • Execute, and improve programs, procedures, and policies to achieve key performance metrics, including safety, profitability, and efficiency.
    • Oversee facility maintenance and schedules.
    • Work with the Facility Manager to provide input to the facility operating budget and budget forecasts.
    • Support compliance with all aspects of relevant federal, state, and local regulations, including environmental, NERC/FERC, and local laws and requirements.
  • Serve as our back-up relationship manager with project stakeholders, including landowners, local governments, utilities, contractors, and regulators:
    • Oversee contractor performance on all maintenance activities and conduct repair/maintenance audits as required.
    • Ensure the safety of all on-site personnel.
  • Engage with the Scout team:
    • Proactively update the Facility Manager on key issues, approaches to addressing, and progress toward resolution.
    • Share proven practices with peers at other facilities.
    • Contribute to special projects upon request from the Facility Manager.
  • Perform other duties as directed by your supervisor.

Required Skills

  • Associates Degree or Certification in a relevant field or comparable work experience.
  • Minimum of three years of experience in operations and maintenance of GE 2.x wind turbine platforms.
  • Minimum of three years of experience performing repairs and maintenance on GE 2.x turbine platforms.
  • Quantitative analytical skills and demonstrated proficiency in Excel.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Preferred: Proficiency with substation, and high voltage equipment.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office.
  • Comfortable working at heights and the ability to perform essential physical functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation; this includes climbing 300' wind turbines, lifting 50 lbs. above head, and meeting the weight requirement of safety gear, 310 lbs. or less.
  • Occasional travel required.

Characteristics of Successful Scout Team Members

  • Integrity. Ethical professional who does the right thing even when it is difficult.
  • Initiative. Resourceful self-motivator with exceptional leadership and organizational skills.
  • Intelligence. Perpetual learner with the ability to solve problems and make informed decisions quickly.
  • Work Ethic. Productive team member who desires to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment to meet deadlines and get things done.
  • Team Focus. Purpose-driven colleague with strong interpersonal skills and a commitment to working across organizational boundaries to deliver on shared team goals.

Invitation to Women and U.S. Underrepresented Groups

We encourage applications from all demographics and especially those that are traditionally underrepresented in the energy industry. Consistent with our core values, Scout celebrates the diversity of thought and experience that comes from a range of backgrounds including, but not limited to, gender, race, and ethnicity.

Invitation to Veterans

Scout welcomes veterans of the United States Armed Forces to apply for this position. Scout includes veterans of all branches and a diverse set of occupational specialties. We value the independent thinking, problem solving, leadership, and teamwork that our veterans have developed through their service. We welcome applications from any service and any military occupational specialty.

Compensation

Target base salary: Dependent on practical work experience

To Apply:

Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@scoutcleanenergy.com.

For more information:  http://www.scoutcleanenergy.com/

 

 

LOCATION McCulloch County, Texas TYPE Full Time REQUIREMENTS

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