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Wind Deputy Site Manager (Cactus Flats)

Eden TX


This position is responsible for assisting in managing a Southern Power wind facility. This will be a NERC facility and it will operate and maintain wind turbines, roads, and an O&M building in Texas. This candidate will lead third-party wind contractors, work to establish new operating procedures, and will work closely with the rest of Southern Power to communicate and manage the site operations.



High School diploma or equivalent; Bachelor’s degree in a related field strongly preferred

5 – 7 years of relevant experience, preferably in wind energy

Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office software and database applications

Success in instilling a culture of Safety Excellence and foundations of Human Performance

Ability to climb turbine towers up to 110 meters in height approximately 5-10 times per week, or as needed

Understand and comply with the ANSI Fall Protection Standards

Ability to work in adverse weather conditions

Ability to understand and communicate safety precautions when necessary



Ensure that on-site activities at each facility are conducted in a safety-conscious manner

Manage all operations and maintenance activities for balance-of-plant (BOP) assets

Oversee the facilities’ operations and maintenance-related contracts

Manage any warranties as applicable

Facilitate daily, weekly, monthly, and annual reporting in accordance with operational, safety, regulatory, and environmental performance requirements

Monitor each facility’s performance in terms of comparison with expected results and key performance indicators

Engage appropriate internal and external resources as performance issues may require

Work closely with equipment suppliers and service entities as needed

Monitor generating equipment for proper function, service, and repairs

Ensure that quality electronic communication is established and maintained at each facility

Ensure the adoption and adherence to best practices

Monitor contractor performance and ensure quality and adherence to the highest standards in work practices

Ensure compliance with site environmental regulations pertaining to hazardous waste, oil spill prevention, avian studies, wildlife conservation, etc.

Additional duties as required



Demonstrate Southern Company Values – Safety First, Unquestionable Trust, Superior Performance, and Total Commitment

Instill a culture of Safety with a personal commitment to Safety Excellence and Human Performance

Ability to quickly understand the basics of a variety of subjects relating to wind and solar energy including resource studies, environmental and cultural studies, transmission issues, public relations, public policy, sales, and civil and electrical engineering

Strong interpersonal and organizational skills

Strong analytical and quantitative skills

High attention to detail and ability to multi-task

Ability to be self-motivated and perform job tasks in a relatively unstructured environment with little supervision

Ability to travel as needed

Strong written and verbal communication skills


Southern Power, a subsidiary of Southern Company, is a leading U.S. wholesale energy provider meeting the electricity needs of municipalities, electric cooperatives, investor-owned utilities and other energy customers. Southern Power and its subsidiaries own 47 facilities operating or under construction in 11 states with more than 12,800 MW of generating capacity in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Maine, Minnesota, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma and Texas.



Posted June 7, 2018

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