Solar Plant Manager

ABOUT THE POSITION

The Plant Manager shall manage our Solar Plant in Kibawe, Bukidnon. Primarily, the role shall be responsible for the safe and proper operation of the power plant, switchyard, transmission line and associated control and monitoring systems. This function oversees the daily activities of the operations and maintenance staff, directly implementing the Operations Plan and Maintenance Program, and provides direction in corrective actions during upset conditions. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Overall management and oversight of the project in consultation with the Operations & Maintenance Provider;
  • Monitor all site activities and progress;
  • Prepare Monthly Reports;
  • Check compliance with applicable permits and approvals;
  • Responsible for the safe and proper operation of a solar power plant, switchyard, transmission line and associated control and monitoring systems;
  •  Supervise the daily activities of the operations and maintenance staff;
  • Direct the implementation of the Operations Plan and Maintenance Program and identifies those areas which may need improvements;
  • Inspect records and logbook entries, and communicate with other plant personnel, in order to assess equipment operating status;
  • Respond to upset conditions and takes necessary corrective actions, as reported by the operators;
  • Report abnormal or emergency plant conditions;
  • Implement the plant’s preventive maintenance program, including equipment failure records, and provide trend information to the Board;
  • Administer the spare parts inventory control program and prepare requisitions for purchase orders for replacement parts, as required;
  • Prepare equipment malfunction reports, makes inspections and from observation, determines whether equipment is operating properly;
  • Ensure that start up and shut down procedures for all plant equipment and processes are properly implemented;
  • Coordinate with utilities (NGCP/distribution utility/electric cooperative) concerning scheduling of outages and system interface requirements; and
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

  • Must be a licensed Electrical Engineer

Experience

  • At least eight years’ experience in Plant Operation and Maintenance
  • Experience in Solar Power Plant and renewable energy is an advantage
  • 3+ experience with planning and implementing routine O&M plans as well as minor and major corrective work.
  • Experience with environmental and governmental compliance

SKILLS

  • Ability to work proactively and productively with limited supervision
  • Disciplined in following protocols and procedures
  • Good communication skills

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