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Wind BOP Technician

Eldorado TX

ENGIE North America Inc. has an immediate opening for a Wind Site BOP Technician at our Live Oak Wind Project located in Eldorado, Texas. This position will operate and maintain the site by optimizing wind generation availability and performance through established procedures with the highest regard for health, safety and environment compliance.


What you’ll do:

Shall be a leader in safety, upholding safety as a core value

Actively participate in the behavior-based safety program and ensure every team member and contractor complies with all safety procedures and applicable task-oriented job safety analyses

Ensure site safety rules are communicated and adhered to through Site Specific Orientations, JSAs and Tailboard Meetings

Demonstrate procedural compliance in all site operation and maintenance activities by utilizing established procedures

Facilitate and implement all daily work as the on-site BOP Tech, including coordinating with service providers, contractors, producing Reports including but not limited to Daily, Weekly, Monthly and Quarterly reports

Operate site equipment, both directly and remotely

Monitor site performance

Coordinate Switching and Curtailments with relevant local utilities and ISOs.

Ensure site equipment is kept at the highest possible standard maximizing availability, reliability, efficiency, and profitability

Demonstrate work planning skills, activity scheduling and follow up to assure work conformance

Read in interpret electrical drawings

Perform routine inspections – safely using tools (e.g. multimeter and IR Camera)

Manage contractors, ensuring quality work, completed safely and promptly

Exhibit excellent interpersonal skills that include listening to other’s ideas and viewpoints, earning trust, and resolving conflict situations

Primary point of contact for all landowners

Manage Spare Parts inventory

Coordinate work on site between different contractors

Perform the housekeeping functions and equipment cleaning necessary to maintain the site in a clean and neat condition.

Recommend operating and/or maintenance changes that will enhance plant performance and availability

Maintain confidentiality of all information available to the position

Comply with all contractual and legal obligations impacting plant operation

Support operations at other sites during unusual events (emergencies, etc.).

Equipment operation training – contractors orientation, other site’s employees

Demonstrate the consistent use of Root Cause Failure Analysis techniques when solving plant abnormalities and equipment failures

Must be able to analyze complex problems under the pressure of emergency conditions

Use computerized Work Order, Purchase Requisition and Receiving software

Support other wind assets including solar generating sites for planned and forced outages-may require overnight stays



What you bring:

3-year diploma in a technical program or equivalent experience

3+ years of experience industrial MV/HV voltage application.

Trades qualifications an asset: (Lineman, Electrician, Millwright, Control Technician)

Ability to effectively use diagnostic equipment

Troubleshoot, repair and maintain substation equipment such as: electrical control circuits, transformers, high voltage breakers and collection lines

Be proficient in access substation relay log files and monitoring systems

Put together LOTO for substations, transformers, electrical switches, transmission lines and collectors lines

Must be able to personally respond to plant emergencies

Must have demonstrated ability to communicate effectively. Verbal and non-verbal; i.e., formal reports.

Must be able to operate a computer terminal (or have the capability of learning), calculator, etc.

Substation and HV experience, able to attain AVO substation technician certification within 12 months of hire

Must be able to obtain and maintain GWO training for safely ascending and descending a wind turbine and self-rescue


Additional Information/Conditions:

Required to be on call as deemed necessary by Supervisor

Reside within 50 miles of the site

Required to have and maintain a valid driver's license

Must hold or obtain a valid passport, and be able to travel internationally with minimal restrictions


Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.



ENGIE North America isn’t just participating in the Zero-Carbon transition, we’re leading it! Join us as we develop energy that is more renewable, more efficient and more accessible to everyone.

Unite with us in leading the transformation of the world of energy! ENGIE is looking for talented and motivated individuals to create the future of energy and customer solutions. Join a rewarding and flexible work environment that encourages innovation and creativity to help customers meet their energy challenges today and in the future. Are you up for the challenge?


At ENGIE, our goal is to support, encourage, promote, and thrive on diversity, equity, and inclusion. We do so for the benefit of our employees, customers, products and services, and community. So ENGIE is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace, and is also an affirmative action employer. We are firmly committed to creating an equitable and inclusive environment for all employees.

We are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at ENGIE are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. ENGIE is committed to providing equal employment opportunity regardless of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, civil union, or domestic partnership status, military service or veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition, genetic information, or any other legally protected category (referred to as “protected characteristics”) as defined by applicable federal, state or local law in the locations where we operate.


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Posted November 13, 2020

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