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Supervisor, Wind Operations - Bridger, Montana - 81890

Bridger, MT 59014
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PacifiCorp is one of the lowest-cost electricity producers in the United States, providing more than 1.6 million customers with reliable, efficient energy.

General Purpose

Supervise multiple wind generation units at one or more geographic locations that compose one or more wind projects. Responsible for generation, availability, contract administration, safety, compliance, and the overall performance of the wind project(s). Implements and supports company programs and policies and plans and manages daily, weekly and monthly work functions in a cost-effective manner.


  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment by observing safety and security policies and procedures, and reporting/correcting potentially unsafe conditions as outlined in the PacifiCorp Accident Prevention Manual and other applicable safety programs and policies.
  • Monitor and ensure local, state and federal environmental, safety and compliance regulations are strictly enforced.
  • Oversee daily wind generation operation and maintenance activities to achieve safe, efficient, environmentally compliant and cost-effective wind powered electrical generation. Ensures work is planned, prioritized, scheduled and performed in a cost-effective manner.
  • Develop, maintain and update assigned plants' operating procedures and guidelines.
  • Manage contractor performance and ensure adherence to contract commercial terms. Design and implement contractor orientation on safety and contract compliance.
  • Develop scope, schedule, and costs of potential contracts and establish bid packages, evaluate qualified bidders, and complete contractor evaluations.
  • Perform project management responsibilities on unit outages, major overhauls and other projects as assigned. Provide budgeting, accruals, forecasting, and variance analysis support to upper management.
  • Act as company liaison with property owners and maintain compliance with applicable leases or agreements.
  • Responsible for weekly, monthly and/or quarterly environmental and safety inspections, tracking, documentation and reporting.
  • Provide direction and oversight for material and inventory management for assigned plants, including shipping, receiving and ordering of materials.
  • Ensure generation availability and production expectations are delivered through cooperative relationships with corporate trading and load dispatching groups.
  • Any other duties as assigned.


  • The equivalent combination of plant supervisor experience and education or bachelor's degree in an applicable field.
  • A minimum of five years of operations and maintenance experience in a power plant or similar industrial facility.
  • Must be flexible and available in responding to after-hour emergencies.
  • Commitment and dedication to manage projects or assignments through completion.
  • Ability to use computer applications for written communication, planning, budgeting and project scheduling.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to communicate expectations, provide feedback, and work collaboratively with other departments.
  • Leadership and teamwork skills to develop and promote cooperative working relationships within their contractors, other maintenance crews and among departments.
  • Ability to make timely decisions during critical plant conditions.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, clients, and customers.
  • Ability to work at heights and climb wind turbines (275 feet) repeatedly during a day.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds repeatedly during a day.
  • Ability to acquire and maintain a Department of Transportation medical certificate.


  • Previous experience as a maintenance supervisor at wind power plant.
  • Knowledge of wind power plant operations and plant systems.
  • Supervisory skills including the ability to implement action plans for achieving objectives, and to manage daily operations toward long term objectives.
  • Experience in Industrial Project Management.
  • Familiarity with maintenance management systems, particularly SAP.
  • Familiarity with preventative maintenance systems.
  • Familiarity with precision maintenance practices.
  • Technical knowledge and problem solving skills for maintenance of equipment used in power generation.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office tools.

Additional Information

Req ID: 81890
Company Code: PacifiCorp
Primary Location: Bridger
Department: 00001027 Pacific Power
Schedule: FULLTIME
Personnel Subarea: Exempt
Hiring Range: 93,000.00 - 109,400.00

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.

At PacifiCorp, we encourage everyone to work together. We embrace diversity and value the distinct perspectives of all our employees. We strive to cultivate a workplace that connects each employee to the organization and enables all individuals to participate and contribute to their full potential.

It is PacifiCorp's policy to provide and promote equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants in accordance with local, state and federal laws and regulations governing personnel activities. In accordance with federal guidelines, PacifiCorp is committed to a program of affirmative action. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening.

Nearest Major Market: Billings
Nearest Secondary Market: Montana
Career Segment: Operations Manager, Wind Energy, Manager, ERP, Operations, Energy, Management, Technology

Posted: 2020-03-14 Expires: 2020-04-12
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