What does a Wind Energy Operation Manager do?
Manage wind field operations, including personnel, maintenance activities, financial activities, and planning.
- Train or coordinate the training of employees in operations, safety, environmental issues, or technical issues.
- Track and maintain records for wind operations, such as site performance, downtime events, parts usage, or substation events.
- Provide technical support to wind field customers, employees, or subcontractors.
- Manage warranty repair or replacement services.
- Order parts, tools, or equipment needed to maintain, restore, or improve wind field operations.
- Maintain operations records, such as work orders, site inspection forms, or other documentation.
- Review, negotiate, or approve wind farm contracts.
- Recruit or select wind operations employees, contractors, or subcontractors.
- Monitor and maintain records of daily facility operations.
- Estimate costs associated with operations, including repairs or preventive maintenance.
- Establish goals, objectives, or priorities for wind field operations.
- Develop relationships and communicate with customers, site managers, developers, land owners, authorities, utility representatives, or residents.
- Develop processes or procedures for wind operations, including transitioning from construction to commercial operations.
- Prepare wind field operational budgets.
- Supervise employees or subcontractors to ensure quality of work or adherence to safety regulations or policies.
- Oversee the maintenance of wind field equipment or structures, such as towers, transformers, electrical collector systems, roadways, or other site assets.