O&M Manager
Asheville, North Carolina, United States

Pine Gate Renewables is seeking an O&M Manager who will manage the operations and maintenance activities on Pine Gate’s portfolio of small to large scale utility solar facilities across the country. The O&M Manager will coordinate and organize field support to troubleshoot and repair equipment outages and malfunctions on site. Clear communication will be essential to scheduling timely and cost-effective repairs.  

 

What You’ll Do

Field Team Management:

  • Coordinate the O&M field team activities, prioritizing open outages accordingly.
  • Swiftly return sites to full operation and production capacity by working with subcontractors, vendors, and OEMs.
  • Communicate with the field teams to ensure accurate work orders of all events and day to day activities are maintained.
  • Create and track schedules for internal O&M team as well as subcontractors, suppliers, and field technicians.
  • Review annual inspections and create action items of test results.
  • Complete detailed review of invoices in accounting software, comparing to contractual agreements and resolving billing discrepancies with third parties.
  • Manage subcontractor onboarding, communications, and administration.
  • Resolve miscellaneous site issues as needed and lead special projects.
  • Collaborate with internal departments as needed, continually considering improvements to team processes that increase efficiency and accuracy.
  • Support with permit compliance and administration

Work Order Administration:

  • Upload subcontractor Work Orders into PGR Work Order software.
  • Monitor equipment downtime.
  • Ensure all Work Orders were completed accurately; follow up with field team on incomplete or poorly communicated Work Orders.
  • Input additional data necessary for comprehensive departmental reporting.

Asset and Warranty Claim management:

  • Track and manage construction and equipment warranties between internal and external parties.
  • Coordinate with the Asset Management team to answer investor questions on specific work orders or outages.
  • Create a spare parts plan for PGR portfolio and continuously track inventory purchased and installed.

 

Must-Haves

  • Experience in utility-scale solar construction-related teams.
  • Knowledge about PV solar equipment including PV modules, combiner boxes, solar trackers, inverters, DAS/SCADA equipment, communications hardware, meteorological sensors, etc.
  • Previous experience with a CMMS software.
  • Intermediate knowledge and comfort with Excel.
  • communicate and interact with technical and non-technical groups that include asset management, accounting, performance engineering, and construction.
  • Ability to work independently and alongside teams.

 

Nice-to-Haves

  • 2+ years of experience in utility-scale solar

 

Working Environment and Physical Demand

  • Some occasional travel may be required.

 


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