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Plant Manager, Solar
Title:Plant Manager, Solar
Subsidiary:Liberty Power (formerly Algonquin Power)
Department:Operations & Maintenance
Location:Great Bay, MD
Country:United States
Zip/Postal Code:N/A

Mandate: The primary purpose of this position is to provide owner site representation at a solar generating facility.  The Plant Manager is responsible for the overall performance of the Solar facility by ensuring that all contractual obligations are met.  This person is accountable for the operational performance of the asset within the parameters of the corporate mission statement:
1. Uphold Public Safety
2. Uphold Site Safety
3. Uphold Environmental Compliance
4. Uphold Regulatory Compliance
5. Foster Open Communications
6. Ensure Long Term Integrity of APCo’s Assets
7. Maximize APCo’s Revenues

Job Functions:

  • Ensure all supplier and asset management contractual obligations are adhered to.
  • Ensure coordination of site generation schedules with the OEM, contractor, Algonquin Power and lead market participant
  • Plan and schedule staff, OEM, contractor and implement strategies to maximize revenue
  • Plan and schedule major equipment maintenance activities to minimize downtime impact on revenue
  • Plan and schedule any owner training required to meet company objectives
  • Aid in the development of the yearly budget requirements and manage the facility within approved budget parameters
  • Track the production losses and abnormally high maintenance cost assets, and then plan on ways to reduce those losses or high costs.
  • Interface with other departments to provide information and support as required
  • Interface with external agencies as required
  • Interface with landowner with respect to concerns and payment
  • Initiate and manage all insurance claims made by the company
  • Plan and execute all monitoring requirements at the Solar generating facility
  • Monitor compliance and process all filings with respect to NERC and FERC
  • Manage waste disposal within applicable laws
  • Accountable for the financial performance of the facility on a day to day basis
  • Accountable for adherence to corporate policies and procedures 
  • Uphold the corporate mission statement
Minimum Qualifications: 
  • Knowledge and understanding of corporate and industry safety standards and practices
  • Knowledge and understanding of environmental regulations related to Solar operations
  • Knowledge and understanding of Solar generating equipment construction and operation
  • Knowledge of NERC and FERC regulations related to Solar generation
  • Strong understanding of Solar facility operations
  • Strong understanding of budgeting and cost control practices
  • Ability to manage and leadpeople
  • Ability to prioritize work requirements
  • Ability to set goals and objectives, prioritize objectives and meet deadlines
  • Ability to make quick decisions and use good judgment
  • Ability to write professional quality reports
  • Proficient with the use of Word, Excel and Outlook software programs
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • College diploma and/or
  • Electromechanical diploma and/or
  • Electrical maintenance diploma and/or
  • Mechanical maintenance diploma and/or
  • Equivalent or superior diploma in mechanical maintenance and/or
  • Equivalent work experience

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to building a diverse workforce as it values the knowledge, diversity and performance of our employees to make us a great company.​ Our Company strives to provide equal opportunity to qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans.  As part of our commitment, we work to ensure our application process is accessible to all candidates. If you require special assistance or accommodation during the hiring process, please notify the HR Representative.


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