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NextEra Energy Regional Wind Site Manager-ROI- Heartland Region in South Shore, South Dakota

Regional Wind Site Manager-ROI- Heartland Region

Date: May 25, 2023

Location(s): South Shore, SD, US, 57263

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID: 72514

is the world's largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun, and a world leader in battery storage. We provide energy-related products and services that grow our economy, protect the environment, support our communities and help customers meet their energy needs. We are leading the decarbonization of the U.S. economy with our goal to reach Real Zero carbon emissions from our operations by 2045 while improving customer affordability and reliability. Are you interested in creating a cleaner environment for future generations? Join our world-class, innovative team today.

Position Specific Description

The Regional Wind Site Manager will oversee a large portfolio of wind assets on the Renewable Intergration Operations team and will require travel within the Heartland Region- Colorado, Iowa, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas. The ideal candidate will live within the region near a major airport to support the travel schedule. In this role you will be directly responsible for safe operations of each site which includes site management, technical services, field execution, developing and maintaining a highly engaged workforce, budgeting and customer and land owner relations.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related discipline, MBA preferred

  • Demonstrated leadership experience, strong background in operations and asset management with a focus on safety, financial performance and quality

  • Experience in managing multiple remote sites

  • History of building relationships with community leaders, regulatory agencies, equipment manufacturers, and local government representatives

  • Ability to manage multiple complicated tasks and achieve flawless execution

  • Six Sigma or equivalent quality skills

  • Microsoft suite proficiency

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to travel 30-40% of the time

Job Overview

Leaders in this job oversee the Operations and Maintenance activities for multiple wind sites or clusters. Individuals are responsible for the overall safe and reliable operation of the wind sites.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

• Ensures compliance to all Power Generation Division (PGD) operational model processes

• Leads by example and emulates the PGD shared values

• Develops cost-effective operations and maintenance programs

• Interfaces with land owners, utilities, regulatory agencies, and local government and community representatives

• Monitors and controls plant budget

• Ensures that contractual obligations are met

• Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

• High School Grad / GED

• Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience

• Experience: 7+ years

• Supervisor/Management Experience: 5+ years

• Valid Driver's License (NON CDL)

Preferred Qualifications

• None

Employee Group: Exempt

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: Operations

Organization: NextEra Project Mgmt

Relocation Provided: Yes, if applicable

Where permitted by applicable law, NextEra Energy requires all employees and new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination on or before the first day of employment.

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