Iberdrola USA Wind Plant Manager - Coyote Ridge in Astoria, South Dakota


Business and Department

Buffalo Ridge II Astoria,SD


Four year college degree or technical school certificate; or 5 years of related experience or power industry

Ability to navigate and succeed in a highly matrixed reporting structure, preferably at an international

Strong prioritization and multi-tasking skills with the ability to operate in a complex, rapidly changing business

Effectively provides and receives information orally in individual and group situations. Written expression is

Valid driver's license.

Ability to work around low and medium voltage and at times during extremely adverse weather conditions. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only

Knowledge of heavy equipment required for facility maintenance with a working knowledge of crane and

Demonstrated experience in power plant operations and maintenance. Ability to climb 80 meter steel towers on a daily basis to perform maintenance. Weight must not exceed 285 lbs (excluding equipment/gear) when performing job related tasks. Advanced computer skills utilizing word processing, spreadsheets, email, facility control, management and

training; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

reporting systems, including the use of computerized diagnostic and troubleshooting tools.

limited standardization exists.

rigging requirements.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Success Factors


  • environment with typically tight schedules and demanding targets.

working relationships with subordinates, co-workers, managers, customers, contractors, and vendors.

Experience in wind plant operations and wind turbine experience. Experience in high voltage maintenance and switching. Experience establishing and improving preventative maintenance programs. Experience working with Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS).

Ability to foster and participate in a productive team environment by establishing and maintaining effective

clear, concise, and conveys the desired message.

outlook on problem solving.

Ability to analyze project risks and proactively identify solutions with a flexible, creative, and solution-focused

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a medical Fit for Duty exam (only if applicable to job requirements), background check, references, drug screen, verification of legal right to work in the U.S., and in some cases, a credit check. A credit check will be administered when a prospective employee will be working in Finance, Accounting, Treasury or where duties may involve handling of funds, accounts or cash. A Motor Vehicle (MVR) check will be administered when a prospective employee will be regularly using a company vehicle.

Avangrid Renewables is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, status as anindividual with a disability, or any other status or class protected by federal or state law.

Full Time Exempt

Company: Avangrid Renewables

Department: Wind Operations

Job Title: Wind Plant Manager

Location: Astoria, SD

REFERENCE: 5104377201

Publication date: 20.10.2018