O & M Manager at Invenergy LLC

Posted in Other 10 days ago.

Location: Grinnell, Iowa

Job Description:

Invenergy drives innovation in energy. Powered by decades of entrepreneurial experience and unparalleled execution, we solve the energy challenges facing our customers and communities. We provide power generation and storage solutions at scale around the world to create a cleaner energy future. We develop. We build. We own. We operate. We are Invenergy.

Job Description

About The Site

  • Golden Plains Energy Center is a 198.8 MW wind power generation facility located near Britt, IA utilizing GE 2.5-127 and GE 2.3-116 WTG turbine technology.

  • Whispering Willow North Energy Center is a 199.9 MW wind power generation facility located near Clear Lake, IA utilizing GE 2.5-127 and GE 2.3-116 WTG turbine technology.

  • English Farms Energy Center is a 170.3 MW wind power generation facility located near Grinnell, IA utilizing GE 2.5-127 and GE 2.3-116 WTG turbine technology.

Position Overview

As an Operations & Maintenance Manager you will be responsible for managing the Golden Plains, Whispering Willow North and English Farms Energy Centers. The successful candidate will be based at the Whispering Willow Energy Center located near Clear Lake, IA.


  • Manage all aspects of the day to day operation of the facility in a safe and environmentally sound manner.

  • Prepare and implement plant operating and maintenance procedures ensuring compliance with all Federal, State and Local requirements.

  • Recruit, select, train and manage plant operating, maintenance and administrative staff.

  • Prepare annual operating budgets and periodic status reports.

  • Interface and coordinate with local customers and suppliers.

  • Procure parts, materials, services and support resolution of technical issues.

  • Ensure compliance with all project safety, environmental and contractual responsibilities.

  • Provide a high level of professionalism and technical expertise.

  • Travel to each remote managed site on a routine and as needed basis.

  • Perform routine Quality Assurance checks of wind technician work.

  • Assist wind technicians from time to time with various wind turbine maintenance.

Required Skills

  • A minimum of two (2) years of supervisory/management experience.

  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in a manufacturing or skilled trade environment; experience in electrical generation facilities is preferred.

  • Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office software.

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

  • Must be able to work outdoors in inclement weather, climb ladders without assistance and work at heights greater than 80 meters (250 feet).

  • Weight must not exceed 120 kg (265 lbs.) excluding equipment/gear worn when performing job related tasks.


Eligible for medical, dental, vision, 401(k), profit sharing, bonus, paid time off, etc.

Invenergy believes inclusion drives innovation

Diverse teams are better teams. The perspectives and experiences that people from different backgrounds bring to an organization drive better decisions and improved business results. Invenergy employees are inclusive and welcoming of all colleagues of all backgrounds, genders, races, sexual orientations, religions and abilities.
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