Technical O&M Manager - Clean Energy

Location London
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Gary O'Brien

Contact email: g.obrien@mintselection.com
Job ref: 33305
Published: about 19 hours ago

Technical O&M Manager – Clean Energy

 Are you intrigued by the prospect of working for a dynamic and technology-driven developer specializing in delivering and operating complex renewable energy projects?

 Do you possess experience in overseeing the safe and profitable running of multiple renewable energy projects?

 If your answer is yes to both of those questions and are looking to progress your career, then this is the job for you.

 We are partnered with a dynamic Developer and Operator of complex renewable energy projects that owns an impressive portfolio consisting of traditional technologies such as Solar and Wind as well as more innovative solutions like CHP, Biomass and Waste-to-Energy. The company are also a fully licensed electricity supplier, and they trade the energy generated by their assets in the wholesale market. On top of this, they also invest in joint ventures such as sustainable agriculture and revolutionary R&D projects.

 Within the role you will be responsible for the safe and profitable running of multi-site energy production, including issues resolution for both urgent and long-term operational effectiveness and is the key point of contact for operational delivery.   The role requires an understanding of the technical side of the sites.

 Responsibilities

  • Manage the group of Operators, encouraging best practice and shared learnings

  • Source and manage external contractors ensuring that sites are working at capacity, sub suppliers are providing agreed upon services and warranty claims are reviewed and submitted.

  • Ensure that all work is completed as agreed, accurately documented and stored.

  • Working with others on the team, create and report on the technical and financial performance of the sites; offering solution to maximise the performance of the assets

  • Work with the Compliance manager to ensure compliance on all site rules and regulations, including managing permitting system

  • Work with the Asset Manager to deliver all required information to maximise all the assets

  • Develop, maintain and improve operating procedures.

  • Thorough understanding of the technical operations of the business and expert knowledge of all site systems (heating, electrical, gas) and equipment.

  • Continuously manage the assets of the company, ensuring that performance is monitored, learnings are shared and improvements are documented.

  • Schedule routine maintenance with minimal impact on key production times whilst maintaining high availability of operating assets

  • Analysing trends from building management system (BMS) data or engine control data, to identify improvements and preventative maintenance

 Skills

  • Ability to problem solve – analyse the situation, test theories and to arrive at long term profitable decisions.

  • Respond with a sense of urgency

  • Excellent communication skills across multiple stakeholders – Operators, Investors, office colleagues

  • Attention to detail

  • MS Office essential and CAD desirable.

  • ISO 9001 experience desirable

  • Understanding of metering requirements, and ensuring metering obligations are fulfilled for CHPQA, electricity import/export, sub metering, FIT metering

  • Team management experience is required; Ideally experience managing remotely

  • Energy asset management – tracking performance, assessing issues and providing solutions

  • Mechanical Knowledge – familiar with reciprocating engines, selective catalytic reduction technology, P&IDs, electrical SLDs, transformers, steam production with HRSG, metering.

  • Sign off method statements, risk assessments and permits to work

Interested in learning more? click to apply if you have an up-to-date CV or alternatively, email g.obrien@mintselection.com to arrange a confidential, exploratory call.

Technical O&M Manager – Clean Energy

Mint selection is a trusted Clean Energy Recruitment Specialist with an extensive network and deep sector knowledge. We are an independent who support our clients and candidates through the full life cycle of Energy project, development, build, finance, and operations. We’re known for building high performance teams that cover analyst to senior leadership, executive and Director level appointments.

Our recruitment strengths lie within the clean energy market, providing the latest energy jobs in; Renewable Energy (Wind Power, Solar PV, Wave & Tidal, Hydro, Biomass, Waste-to-energy, Geothermal, CHP), Battery Energy Storage, Fast Response, Hydrogen Production & Storage, Cleantech, Demand Response / Flexibility, Transmission & Distribution, Electric Vehicles and Vehicle Infrastructure.

Core areas we support include Renewable Energy Investment Management, Energy Project Finance, Structured Finance, M&A, Renewable Energy Project Development, Construction, Operations, Engineering, Commercial Management, Procurement, Asset Management, Portfolio Performance, Risk Management, Trading & Optimisation, Quantitative Analytics and Data Science.

We enjoy a diverse client-base including; Private Equity Investors, Project Developers, Independent Power Producers, Institutional Investors, Banks/Lenders, Utilities, Energy Conglomerates, Equipment Manufacturers, EPC Contractors and advisory businesses that work throughout the United Kingdom and European Union, in particular, England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, Spain, France, Poland and the Netherlands.