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RENEWABLE ENERGY GENERATION

Job Opening: Manager, Generation
Organization: Regional Power Inc.
Location: Downtown Toronto, Ontario
Date posted: July 19, 2019

Are you interested in contributing to the renewable energy industry? Would you like to be a part of a close-knit team with a track record for reliability, integrity and excellence?

Regional Power is hiring a Manager of Generation for a 12-month contract position with the potential for full time employment.

In this role, you will oversee the operation of 11 hydroelectric facilities across Canada, managing a team of dedicated site personnel. You will adhere to high environmental and safety standards while optimizing generation.

This opening is a great opportunity to apply your leadership, engineering and facility management skills to first class green power facilities in beautiful parts of Canada, while being based out of the GTA.

We look forward to your interest in this role and welcome your application.

Yours truly,

James Carter
VP Development & Operations
Regional Power

Manager, Generation

The Role

As a key member of Regional Power, you will report directly to the Vice President, Development & Operations, and work closely with the Manager, Technical Services, and complement each other’s role.

You will be responsible for achieving the best possible performance of the facilities, optimizing safety, generation and budget. You will manage the day-to-day activities of the site operators, prepare and implement business plans, and champion safety in all aspects.

You will be responsible for operating data acquisition systems, processing and analyzing data from operating facilities and producing reports comparing datasets to baseline and benchmarks.

Being in charge of your approved works and procurement, you will strive to achieve a good balance between productivity, risk, and cost at all times to ensure the highest levels of safety and reliable energy supply to the respective utilities. In addition, you will be expected to drive environmental, safety and operational performance culture across the facilities.

You will support the management of electrical inspections, repairs and upgrades at the operating facilities. You will provide troubleshooting support of the facilities. Working in a team environment, you will manage the planned and unplanned maintenance cycles, inspection and upgrade works, and the bringing of equipment back into normal operation for the equipment under your charge.

You will utilize your engineering skills for improving data gathering and processing systems and providing value added solutions to the operations.

The Responsibilities

  • Supervision of site operators and operations supervisor
  • Lead human resource management of the operations team
  • Manage operations health and safety program and represent operations in the implementation of corporate health and safety
  • Management of the annual Business Plan including capital works and the operations and maintenance budget
  • Review and provide assessment on improving the existing systems and processes related to operation of the power generation facilities
  • Research and development on upgrades and cost saving solutions
  • Generation optimization
  • Supervision of planned & unplanned maintenance and upgrade projects
  • Provide troubleshooting support for the facilities and operators
  • Maintain and improve environmental compliance systems and reporting to regulatory agencies
  • Maintain inventory and maintenance lists and utilize document control systems
  • Maintain permits and other regulatory documentation for the projects
  • Manage the preparation of weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly operations reports
  • Liaison with accounting department for operations and budget reports
  • Responsible for approval for works done on site, including invoice approval and expense allocation
  • Visit sites & ensure plants are safe, well maintained, and are in good operating order
  • Create within operating staff a culture of continuous improvement
  • Utilize maintenance management system to document activities and condition
  • Participation in commissioning of new projects
  • Data acquisition, processing and analysis of the power generation facilities and preparation of reports

Skills & Experience

  • University Degree in electrical/civil/mechanical field, or significant and relevant experience
  • At least 7-10 years of experience supervising similar facilities and/or activities, ideally with experience in hydroelectric or other power facilities
  • Experience managing the maintenance and upgrade projects over $100,000.00
  • Ability to multitask and manage concurrent activities
  • Have the ability to manage and administer contract documentation, permitting documents, and land related documents
  • Possess a strong command of the English language, both written and oral
  • Proficient in problem solving or electrical and/or mechanical troubleshooting
  • Have a strong working knowledge of MS Office suite and MS Project
  • Have good leadership skills and be able to provide professional judgement while performing the role
  • Willing and able to travel

Compensation

We offer competitive salaries commensurate with experience, performance based bonuses and a comprehensive benefits package.

Contact Information

Interested and qualified candidates should email their resume to:
operationshr@regionalpower.com

We thank all candidates for responding however only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jul 20 2019    ID: 54255