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Clearway Energy Senior Manager, Operations and Maintenance Standards in Carlsbad, California

What The Role Is

Reporting to the Director of Operations Continuous Improvement and Operations Standards, the Senior Manager, Operations and Maintenance Standards will provide strategic leadership and oversight for continuous improvement, operational standards, and work management initiatives across the company's renewable energy assets. This role will lead a team responsible for driving efficiency, improving performance, and implementing best practices across the operating fleet.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Provide vision, strategy, and formal plan for continuous improvement, operational standardization, and work management programs and processes

  • Lead teams responsible for developing and implementing efficiency initiatives, performance benchmarks, and best practices

  • Partner with operations leadership to identify and prioritize opportunities to improve fleet performance

  • Oversee development and maintenance of standards, playbooks, tools and systems to enable operational excellence

  • Ensure effective documentation, knowledge management and information sharing across the organization

  • Analyze fleet performance data, identify improvement opportunities, and develop solutions

  • Champion a culture of continuous improvement, operational discipline and world-class performance through accountability of adoption, measurement of program benefits, and dissemination of program lessons learned

  • Develop and manage department budget, headcount planning, and resources

  • Represent operations excellence initiatives across executive leadership and key stakeholders

What You'll Bring

  • 6+ years operations leadership experience in energy or similar industrial environments, renewables preferred

  • Expert knowledge of power generation operations, maintenance practices and efficiency programs

  • Strong technical writing experience and proficiency

  • Strong strategic thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Excellence in team leadership, cross-functional collaboration and influencing organizational change

  • Experience developing and implementing operational standards and best practices

  • Success driving large-scale continuous improvement and performance optimization

  • Strong business acumen with financial analysis and project management skills

Clearway will not sponsor nonimmigrant visas for this position (H-1B, TN, E-3, etc.).

The pay rate for the successful candidate will depend on geographic location, skills, relevant and demonstrated experience, education, training and certifications, and other factors permitted by law. This role is eligible to earn an annual cash bonus, subject to personal and company performance goals.

Salary Range Across all U.S. Locations

$154,000—$184,000 USD

Clearway Energy Group is leading the transition to a world powered by clean energy. Along with our public affiliate Clearway Energy, Inc., we own and manage more than 9.6 gigawatts of renewable and conventional energy assets across the country. As we develop a nationwide pipeline of new renewable energy projects for the future, Clearway’s 7 gigawatts of operating wind, solar, and energy storage assets offset the equivalent of more than 9 million metric tons of carbon emissions for our customers today. Clearway Energy Group is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Carlsbad, Calif.; Scottsdale, Ariz.; Houston; and Princeton, N.J. For more information, visit

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

At Clearway, we create a community that isn’t about being the same – it’s about building a team of unique individuals, with different backgrounds & skill sets, coming together to build something big & make a difference in the world. Clearway’s team is dedicated to a clean energy future across a wide spectrum of roles & responsibilities. Embodying our company values and operating principles, unique individuals come together over a common mission. We embrace opportunities to do challenging work that can change the world. We aspire to bring out the best in everyone. We share setbacks, celebrate successes, & act with integrity & accountability to get the job done.

Working at Clearway, Hybrid Together

Here at Clearway, we’re committed to balancing flexibility while fostering strong relationships with our teammates. We do this by prioritizing new hires based near one of our offices in San Francisco, Carlsbad, Scottsdale, Houston, & Princeton. Our office-based employees typically work together from fabulous spaces on Tuesdays & Thursdays to collaborate & learn, build community, get to know one another, & enjoy company-provided meals & events.

Clearway Energy is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience & expertise. We intentionally foster a culture of inclusion that empowers our employees to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities & protected veterans to join the team. Clearway is a proud promoter of employment opportunities to our Military & Veterans.

What We Provide

Clearway offers all eligible employees working 20+ hours per week a comprehensive menu of benefits: generous PTO, medical, dental & vision care, HSAs with company contributions, health FSAs, dependent daycare FSAs, commuter benefits, relocation, & a 401(k) plan with employer match, a variety of life & accident insurances, fertility programs, adoption assistance, generous parental leave, tuition reimbursement, & benefits for employees in same-sex marriages, civil unions & domestic partnerships. For more on Clearway benefits, visit our Benefits Website ( .

Notice to Applicants

Clearway Energy is strongly committed to a philosophy of equal opportunity and fully complies with equal employment laws ( , ordinances and regulations for all applicants and employees. We will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to apply and compete for employment opportunities for which they are qualified. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Notice to California Applicants (

Clearway Energy is strongly committed to a philosophy of equal opportunity and fully complies with equal employment laws ( , ordinances and regulations for all applicants and employees.