General Electric Wind Site Supervisor - Contrail (Bedford, IA) in Des Moines, Iowa
Role Summary:The Wind Energy Site Supervisor is a critical player-coach role accountable for optimized operations, fiscal management, and site safety & leadership. Overall scope includes managing daily site operations, turbine maintenance and output, as well as exemplify excellence in leadership, safety, and quality control.
The Site Supervisor partners closely with the customer to execute on contract requirements and ensure alignment with GE operational excellence!
As the Wind Energy Site Supervisor, you will:
Drive results to meet the established KPI’s and site financial targets
Collaborate and oversee contractual obligations and activities, working closely with project owners and various customers daily, to include any portion of the electrical and mechanical equipment used in wind turbines as well as any covered BOP
Be innovative and engaged in all areas of facility operations aligned with the site plan to include creative problem solving with LEAN thinking
Responsible for subordinate employee classifications which include maintenance mechanics, technicians, and operators
Troubleshoot complex mechanical and electrical problems including; variable pitch systems, variable speed control systems, and components
Initiate and support staffing requirements, counseling, coaching, training, and corrective action concerning employees and contractors; and career progression and succession planning.
Assist with Profit & Loss (P&L) reporting responsibilities and responsible for spare parts/tool inventory
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university (OR a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in a field services role)
Minimum of 3 years of experience in a field services managerial role with Leadership experience
Ability and Willingness;
Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license
Handle repetitive weight - 50 lbs. and climb towers up to 300 feet daily
Meet specified manufacturer weight limits not to exceed 300 lbs. including required gear
Understand electrical schematic drawings, technical manuals, procedures, and regulations
Work in range of environments to include but not limited to industrial facilities, manufacturing facilities, and power industry facilities
Flexibility to work rotating shift schedules, and on-call per site needs
Additional Technical Certification in Wind Energy or Electrical / Electronic field
Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills and able to effectively work with a wide variety of personnel at all levels inside and outside of the Wind Farm
Ability, willingness, and adaptability to take initiative and work without direct supervision
Advanced computer skills utilizing word processing, spreadsheet processing, e-mail programs, facility control and management systems, and computer diagnostic and troubleshooting tools
Wind facility operations experience and wind turbine experience
GE Employees Only-My learning High Voltage Tests such as: GEE-PROD-W025-WIND - 2.20 Substations and Transformers / GEE-PROD-W026-WIND - 2.21 Padmount Transformer Switching/ GEE-PROD-W027-WIND - 2.23 Substation & Interconnect Switching
Advanced electrical, mechanical, and/or hydraulic experience
Experience with heavy equipment required for facility maintenance with a working knowledge of crane and rigging requirements
Comprehensive writing skills to meet contractual reporting obligations, as required
About Us:GE Renewable Energy harnesses the earth’s most abundant resources – the strength of the wind, the heat of the sun and the force of water – to power the world’s biggest economies and the most remote communities.
With an innovative spirit and an entrepreneurial mindset, we engineer energy products and digital services that create industry-leading value for our customers around the world.
We see the promise of renewable energy everywhere we look. Our team has the courage, scale, passion, diversity and resourcefulness needed to deliver that promise wherever and however the world needs it.
Together with our customers, we’re proving that no one ever has to choose between affordable, reliable, or sustainable energy.
We are unleashing limitless energy.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications:GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).Additional Locations:United States;Iowa;Bedford, Other;
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