Operations Manager (Onshore Wind)

Job Title: Operations Manager (Onshore Wind)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: UK - Scotland - Central Belt
Salary: £40,000-£50,000 + car
REF: 56762
Job Published: over 1 year ago
Operations Manager (Onshore Wind Farms)

You will be responsible for supporting the Operations Director to plan, direct, and manage the performance of the company's portfolio of five operational onshore wind farms totalling 43 wind turbines and over 129MW, in order to maximise availability and power generation of the turbines.
The role will be based between the company's operational sites in Scotland with travel to meetings at our Head Office.
The Applicant:
A strong technical background with a qualification in electrical and/or mechanical disciplines;
It is essential that you have technical work experience in the wind industry;
Full driving licence required;
Experience of using Microsoft office software;
Good presentation skills & capable of communicating with Directors and
Senior Management.
Key Responsibilities:

 To be the 1st point of contact for all site activities in relation to, but not limited to,
scheduled and unscheduled maintenance visits by the OEM technicians under the Service Agreements;
 Provide on call response regarding operational control and emergency response plan;
 To minimise all downtime and work pro‐actively with OEMs in order to schedule component replacements and major works during 'low wind' periods;
 To manage balance of plant & HV maintenance programme across all sites;
 When required, ability to work at heights in wind turbine generators;
 Experience of HSE requirements and industry best practice;
 Contribute & review of internal monthly reports;
 Facilitate monthly contract review meetings with the OEM;
 To stay up to date with all required training and certificates;
 To inspect all turbines & balance of plant across the fleet at least semi‐annually and provide feedback to the Operations Director;
 To induct external contractors when they first visit a site;
 To drive process and technical improvements as directed;
 To support the hand‐over of new sites, assisting with Customer walk‐downs and collation of final snagging lists prior to achieving commercial take‐over;
 To be responsible for any other activities that promotes