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Traveling Wind Turbine Resource Supervisor - OR - USA

Traveling Wind Turbine Resource Supervisor - US Nationwide
Requisition ID: 30889
Location(s): Portland, OR, US
Work experience: Team Leader
Type of position: Full-Time
Job Family: Field Operations
Vestas Factory

This position is remote requiring 100% travel.

Supervise aspects of WTG installation, maintenance, and repair for specific projects across Vestas sites. Organize functional teams, ensure proper materials and consumables are ordered, assign proper resources to cost effectively complete job to engineering specifications.
Develops material and consumable forecast. Work closely with SPR, Technology, and Power Plant Operations to consolidate and recommend inventory levels. Plan jobs appropriately and pro-actively order materials and consumables to support specific projects.
Technical WTG expert regularly works up tower to complete highly technical and critical tasks within Service, Construction, and Repair Services.
Mentors and Certifies technicians, works closely with different level technicians to increase technical skill sets and TBC levels. Makes recommendations to management and assists with technician technical development plans.
Works in the field sharing best practices, promotes crew productivity and provides advice to site management on changes / recommendations on crews and work management.
Direct installation, repair, upgrade, and retrofit jobs at Vestas and customer wind farms. Act as single point of contact for job, ensure proper parts, tools, and labor are available and onsite to complete expected scope. Develop job specific schedules, given resource availability and job / customer expectations. Track job completion and provide regular updates to customer and Vestas PM / SM.
Complete tasks to highest quality using Vestas standards and prudent wind industry practices.
Potential to supervise up to 10 direct reports with responsibility for all training and development needs
Daily site reporting to Resource Manager
Coordinate with on-site management representatives, subcontractors, and customers
Present the Site Orientation to all Vestas on-site personnel, subcontractors and visitors
Review and approve time sheets, expense reports, leave requests, overtime requests and travel requests
Ability to travel 100% of the time, including working a variable work schedule as needed to meet business milestones
Act as a safety role model, encourages and recognizes others completing safe acts and intervenes when unsafe acts are being practiced. Adheres to all safety standards and procedures. Identifies gaps in safety standards as well as safety risks in the environment, implements effective risk mitigation and provides recommendations to higher level technical staff and management
Demonstrate and promote integrity, skilled initiative, as well as a no-compromise focus on safety and quality of work on a continuous basis. Also, may perform basic quality audits of less proficient staff
Perform proficient level maintenance and repair

3 years of experience in the wind industry
Proven ability to build and direct a hard-working technical team / operation.
Proven ability to uphold high standards demonstrate accountability and take ownership as a highly motivated leader.
Professional leadership skills. Proven ability in coaching, mentoring, motivating and developing a technical support team that achieves high level results. Effective change and conflict management. Proven decision-making ability with balanced risk taking. Ability to apply expertise to get results.
Proven ability to facilitate multiple groups to work together to address complex problems.
Proven success in the staffing and retention of technical personnel with the required aptitude and attitude.
Knowledge and experience with effective behavioral based safety programs, practices and procedures.
Functions effectively in a time-sensitive situation in environments of rapid change and conflicting demands and is capable of multi-tasking.
Business financial knowledge is desirable.
Proven ability to achieve customer loyalty through effective relationships and demonstration of value differentiation. Effective negotiation and customer service skills.
Professional English communications skills (verbal, focused listening, written, meeting management, presentation).
Valid driver’s license, passport and ability to travel as needed to meet business goals.

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Wind Turbine Experience :
General Electric (GE)
Ming Yang
Siemens Gamesa
Not Applicable