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General Electric Wind Energy Site Manager - Meikle (BC, Canada) in Tumbler Ridge, British Columbia

Job Description Summary

The Wind Energy Site Manager is a critical role accountable for optimized operations, fiscal management, and site safety & leadership. Overall scope includes managing daily site operations, turbine maintenance and output, as well as exemplify excellence in leadership, safety, and quality control. You will partner closely with the customer to execute on contract requirements and ensure alignment with GE operational excellence!

Job Description


As the Wind Energy Site Manager, you will:

  • Drive results to meet the established KPI’s and site financial targets

  • Collaborate and oversee contractual obligations and activities, working closely with project owners and various customers daily, to include any portion of the electrical and mechanical equipment used in wind turbines as well as any covered BOP

  • Be innovative and engaged in all areas of facility operations aligned with the site plan to include creative problem solving with LEAN thinking

  • Responsible for subordinate employee classifications which include maintenance mechanics, technicians, and operators

  • Troubleshoot complex mechanical and electrical problems including; variable pitch systems, variable speed control systems, and components

  • Initiate and support staffing requirements, counseling, coaching, training, and corrective action concerning employees and contractors; and career progression and succession planning

  • Assist with Profit & Loss (P&L) reporting responsibilities and responsible for spare parts/tool inventory


  • Bachelor'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 3 years of experience in a field services managerial role with leadership experience


  • Ability and Willingness;

  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license

  • Handle repetitive weight - 50 lbs. and climb towers up to 300 feet daily

  • Meet specified manufacturer weight limits not to exceed 300 lbs. including required gear

  • Understand electrical schematic drawings, technical manuals, procedures, and regulations

  • Work in range of environments to include but not limited to industrial facilities, manufacturing facilities, and power industry facilities

  • Flexibility to work rotating shift schedules, and on-call per site needs


  • Additional Technical Certification in Wind Energy or Electrical / Electronic field

  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills and able to effectively work with a wide variety of personnel at all levels inside and outside of the Wind Farm

  • Ability, willingness, and adaptability to take initiative and work without direct supervision

  • Advanced computer skills utilizing word processing, spreadsheet processing, e-mail programs, facility control and management systems, and computer diagnostic and troubleshooting tools

  • Wind facility operations experience and wind turbine experience

  • GE Employees Only-My learning High Voltage Tests such as: GEE-PROD-W025-WIND - 2.20 Substations and Transformers / GEE-PROD-W026-WIND - 2.21 Padmount Transformer Switching/ GEE-PROD-W027-WIND - 2.23 Substation & Interconnect Switching

  • Advanced electrical, mechanical, and/or hydraulic experience

  • Experience with heavy equipment required for facility maintenance with a working knowledge of crane and rigging requirements

  • Comprehensive writing skills to meet contractual reporting obligations, as required

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes