Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy -Wind Site Managers – Western Canada

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Join one of the world’s leading suppliers of wind power solutions as a Wind Technician for Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy! Demand for electricity generated from renewable sources is growing fast, and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has the answers.  As one of the market leaders, we combine technological innovations, experience, and expertise to deliver readily available, one-stop solutions and have a proven track record of successfully delivering wind power projects on all continents. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is currently seeking highly talented and motivated candidates for Wind Site Manager positions.

We are looking for Site Managers who are willing to live in the following regions in Alberta: Southeast and Southwest of Medicine Hat, Fort Macleod, and Northeast of Calgary. In Saskatchewan, it would be in an area just east of Swift Current.

Relocation may be offered for this role should it be necessary.

Position Overview

  • This role may be a Site Manager for multiple wind farms within a region and therefore travel between those sites will be required.
  • The candidate will work together with a multi-disciplinary group to ensure top performance on our wind farms. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated results/experience in the following areas: Employee Health & Safety, Project Management, Performance Management, Staffing, Training assessments, Quality, Compliance, Financial Management, Customer Orientation, and Risk Management.
  • This position will have commercial responsibility for successful on-site operations, drive continuous process improvements, and hold overall responsibility for site performance.

Responsibilities

  • Leading Safety Culture onsite
  • Ensuring employee health and safety policies and procedures are followed
  • Hold overall responsibility for site performance
  • Commercial responsibility for successful onsite operations
  • Drive continuous process improvements
  • Training assessments (technical and non-technical)
  • Operational risk management
  • Performance reviews for technicians
  • Administer disciplinary actions for any violations
  • Monitor compliance of standards, regulations, laws, quality and Health, Safety, & Environmental (HSE) guidelines
  • Escalate technical issues to supporting engineering functions
  • Coordinate contractors before, during, and after execution of work.
  • Be self-motivated, able to think quickly and address issues as they arise

Required Knowledge/ Skills, Education, and Experience

  • 2+ years of Management and/or Team Leadership experience or applicable work experience  
  • Post-Secondary education
  • Driving is an essential function of the job and applicants must have a valid driver’s license at the time of application with an acceptable driving record.  Employees must maintain a valid license and acceptable driving record and may be subject to periodic driver’s abstract checks
  • Proficiency in Microsoft software suite (Word, Excel, Power Point).  
  • Ability to climb to heights up to 250 feet or greater and work in confined spaces.  
  • Must meet body weight restrictions of 265 pounds or less as required by the safety regulations.  
  • Must pass a physical administered by a medical practitioner to ensure ability to safely perform the job functions and meet the physical demands of the position.  
  • Must pass pre-hire background screening
  • Must be legally able to work in Canada

Preferred Knowledge/ Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a mechanical, electrical or industrial field
  • SAP proficiency

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