Job Vacancy General Manager, Renewable Generation Engineering MidAmerican Energy Company


Job title: General Manager, Renewable Generation Engineering

Company: MidAmerican Energy Company

Job description: Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Job Function)

Continuously improve Renewable Generation asset performance through leadership of the remote operations center, performance and renewable engineering teams, technical specialists and controls specialists.

Responsibilities include identifying asset enhancements to improve operations and availability, provide insights and informational dashboards to operations personnel to identify turbine operating issues/faults that reduce availability, aid in the development of documentation required to operate and maintain wind turbines, manage interdepartmental communications to monitor work and open action item completion that reduce fault/failed component and manage budgets for implementation of improvement projects for data systems, tools, and asset performance initiatives.

Typical Duties

Develop strategic engineering performance plan for renewable generation to improve asset performance ensuring alignment with company goals and objectives; Develop and implement processes and procedures that improve asset performance and reduce risk (35%)

Direct Renewable Engineers and Performance Engineering on failed part analysis, predictive failure forecasting; Ensure part and asset data is properly tracked and maintained (20%)

Direct remote operations center in 24/7 turbine operation and preventative maintenance to investigate items before they become an issue (15%)

Direct Controls Specialists in maintaining and improving controls assets to better improve performance, provide information to Renewable Generation Operations, and ensure NERC/cybersecurity requirements are met. (15%)

Provide performance reporting, including applicable energy and power forecasting for Renewable Generation Operations, Senior Management, Electric Trading and Accounting. (15%)

Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in engineering

Professional engineering license, advanced engineering degree or Master of Business Administration preferred.

Strong technical background with eight years’ experience in the wind generation industry; engineering administration including three years supervisory/management responsibilities. Demonstrated understanding of wind generation industry issues and regulatory requirements.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including presentation skills. Effective interpersonal skills and leadership abilities. Effective analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills.

Project management skills; ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects concurrently.

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without an accommodation.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Expected salary:

Location: Des Moines, IA

Job date: Fri, 08 Jul 2022 03:12:36 GMT

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