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Liberty Utilities Regional Manager, Wind - Canada in Oakville, Ontario

Regional Manager, Wind - Canada

Summary

Title:Regional Manager, Wind - Canada

ID:10572

Subsidiary:Liberty Power (formerly Algonquin Power)

Department:Operations & Maintenance

Location:Oakville, ON

Country:Canada

Zip/Postal Code:L6J 2X1

Description

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp is a North American diversified generation, transmission and distribution utility with $10+ billion of total assets. (APUC) delivers continuing growth through an expanding pipeline of renewable energy development projects, organic growth within its regulated distribution and transmission businesses, and the pursuit of accretive acquisitions.

The distribution business group (Liberty Utilities) provides rate regulated water, electricity and natural gas utility services to over 750,000+ customers in the United States. The transmission business group invests in rate regulated electric transmission and natural gas pipeline systems in the United States and Canada.

The generation business group (Liberty Power, formerly known as Algonquin Power) owns a portfolio of regulated and long term contracted North American based wind, solar, hydroelectric and thermal powered generating facilities representing more than 1.5+ GW of installed capacity.

Our vision is to be the utility company most admired by customers, communities and investors for our people, passion and performance.

This role can be located in Ontario, Calgary, Winnipeg, Saskatchewan, given the travel to multiple sites.

Purpose

Regional Manager is accountable for the safe and reliable operation of all facilities within the Liberty Power Fleet. This person is ultimately accountable for the financial performance of the fleet within the parameters of the corporate mission statement and values.

Accountabilities

  • Accountable for the safe and reliable operation of assets, including the financial performance of all assets

  • Accountable for adherence to corporate policies and procedures by all staff under their direction

  • Accountable to ensure regional alignment with Liberty Power business strategy and corporate direction

  • Manage a team of Site Managers within the facilities to meet operational requirements

  • Plan and schedule operations staff and implement strategies to maximize revenue

  • Establish maintenance and operating standards for the fleet

  • Ensure that facility contractors are meeting contractual obligations

  • Establish annual objectives and targets for the fleet in conjunction with the Director of Operations

  • Identify operational risks and implement mitigating activities

  • Report monthly operating and financial performance

  • Plan and execute sustaining capital projects

  • Ensure that operations staff is adequately trained to meet company objectives

  • Develop divisional succession plans for management, operators and technician teams

  • Develop annual budgets within approved budget parameters

  • Interface with other departments as required

  • Interface with external agencies as required

Education & Experience

  • Undergraduate degree in Business, Engineering or Commercial Construction

  • 10+ years of related Wind and/or Solar industry experience

  • 3-5 years’ experience leading a team

  • Ability to travel up to 75% within North America

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents. Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success. We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all of our employees and expect each of our employees to honor this commitment in their daily responsibilities.

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 Talent Acquisition consultant.

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