General Electric Wind Site Supervisor- Flat Water (Bern, KS) in Overland Park, Kansas
Job Description Summary
GE’s Digital Services power capacity is growing fast and will continue to rise steadily in the coming years. As we continue to grow and develop new and existing wind sites, Digital Services has an ongoing need to build our field teams with the right individuals that possess a willingness to learn, contribute and grow. As part of the GE family, training and development, safety, and career progression lead our initiatives to provide opportunity and growth in all areas.
The Wind Site Supervisor for the Palmer's Creek Wind Farm in Granite Falls, MN will be responsible for all wind farm operations. You will focus on performance and profitability and development of the operating plan. In this role, you will develop strategy for improved maintenance, diagnostic and operation to provide additional customer value and reduce cost of service.
Essential Responsibilities :
In addition, the Wind Site Supervisor will be involved in operations and maintenance, trouble shooting activities and be required to complete all necessary training for EHS climb certification. As the Wind Site Supervisor for this wind farm, you will:
Direct all Wind farm operations at the site for maintenance and repair, focusing on performance and profitability
Develop a multi-year operating plan and profitability forecast
Develop strategy for improved maintenance diagnostic and operation to provide additional customer value and reduce cost of service
Direct the performance of Wind Field Operation within assigned contractual scope of responsibilities to customers and develop opportunities for out of scope transactional work
Present a positive professional face of GE in the community and with the customer
Recruit, develop, retain and manage personnel resources at sites driving professional standards and matrix development of personnel
Demonstrate responsibility for all phases of timely financial reporting
Maximize availability of turbines per contract requirements
Integrate the operations perspective into all job proposal initiatives with the elimination of liquidated damages and development of new revenue streams
Work closely with internal GE users to develop and implement
Operation focused feedback for configuration, planned and unplanned maintenance, and financials
Conduct work in compliance with GE operational procedures, EHS (Environmental Health & Safety) policies and procedures, and applicable OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) regulations
Drive excellence in employee safety practices and culture
Participate in and Lead Business Lean Six Sigma process
Associate's Degree from an accredited college or university (OR a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in a field services role)
Minimum of 2 years of experience in a field services and/or a leadership / supervisory role
Ability and willingness to possess and maintain a valid driver's license and willingness to submit to a check of driving record
Ability and willingness to climb towers up to 300 feet
Ability to meet specific OSHA weight limits of 250 to 300 lbs max
Desired Characteristics :
Experience working on Vestas wind turbine platform
Ability to work effectively in a matrix environment and within all levels of the organization
Strong oral and written presentation skills
Previous managerial and/or supervisory experience with field operations or as a Wind Site technician or Field Engineer
Wind turbine or power generation equipment experience
Experience with field service technology and processes
Knowledge of network infrastructure, communication protocols and WEB technology
Proven record of P&L (Profit & Loss) responsibilities and direct report experience
Strong analytical capabilities and ability to thrive in cross functional and team environments
Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills to lead a team
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en_global/desktop/assets/images/poster_screen_reader_optimized_w_supplement.pdf) . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).
As a federal government contractor, GE requires U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless you receive an approved medical or religious accommodation. Proof of vaccination will be required.
Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes