Facility Manager - Silver Star

26 Nov 2016
24 Dec 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Role synopsis
  • The Facility Manager (FM) is the BP Wind Energy site leader and is accountable for ensuring safe, reliable, compliant and efficient operations of a Wind Farm site.
  • The FM safeguards that all site activities are in conformance with relevant BP Group requirements, BP Wind Energy policies and procedures, Federal, State and other applicable regulatory compliance requirements.
  • The FM drives continuous improvement and standardization of processes, procedures and self-verification activities across a Wind Farm site working with cross functional support teams to ensure the delivery of optimal operating performance while maintaining safety as top priority.
  • The FM leads a team of BP and contractor workforce executing all site activities safely, in accordance to plan, and delivering site financial goals.

Key accountabilities
  • Manage and oversee all asset and Operations and Maintenance (O&M) related services for the facility.
  • Work with Asset Manager to coordinate activities and interaction with scheduling, marketing and local utilities to ensure economic dispatch of facility is achieved.
  • Coordinate with Regional Managers to standardize process across all BU operational sites in cooperation with other Facility Managers.
  • Compliance with local, state and federal standards including electrical regulatory, this includes all applicable safety, health and environmental regulations.
  • Negotiate and administer 3rd party contracts based on limits of authority in conjunction with Procurement personnel.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Regional Manager.

Essential Education
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience.

Essential experience and job requirements
  • Strategic/Detail Focus: Ability to take a long view of the geographic location and issues and pursue project directions that leverage resources and address solutions to market needs while at the same time focus on and process the many details of a project
  • Multi-Tasking: Able to successfully prioritize and work on multiple tasks concurrently. Strong time management skills
  • Results-Oriented: Must be motivationally driven by achieving goals.
  • Self-Directed: Must be self-motivated to take action. Must be able to accomplish tasks quickly and accurately with minimal direction and supervision.
  • Leadership skills : Must be able to effectively direct and lead others on the team- directly and indirectly
  • Team player: Must be able to work collaboratively with other disciplines to complete projects
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in wind or power generation or energy industry.
  • Proven leader in O&M site operations with excellent interpersonal, leadership and management skills.
  • Legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than your current employer.

Other Requirements (e.g. Travel, Location)

Desirable criteria & qualifications
  • Must be available to travel.
  • Strong computer skills using MS Word, Excel, Publisher, Oracle and Outlook.
  • Ability to communicate complex concepts to diverse audiences in multiple formats.
  • A valid driver's license with a clear driving record.
  • Ability to climb 80 to 100 meter steel towers periodically to perform inspections and audits of maintenance tasks and incidents in the nacelle and hub. The maximum weight limit of the candidate and personal protective equipment is 330 Lbs., due to limitations of associated emergency rescue and climbing safety equipment.
  • Strong People skills to achieve and maintain a positive working environment by maintaining discipline, morale, and employee relations.
  • A minimum of 5 year of experience in site management of power assets.
  • Experience in use of SharePoint or FTP type data storage and navigation sites.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, and analytical skills.

Relocation available
Yes - Domestic (In country) only

Travel required
Yes - up to 10%

Is this a part time position?

About BP
BP is one of the world's largest energy companies. The company's main businesses are exploration and production of oil and gas; refining, manufacturing and marketing of oil products and petrochemicals; transportation and marketing of natural gas.

BP Wind Energy is a wholly owned subsidiary of BP. We are a principal owner and operator of wind power facilities with interests in 16 wind farms across nine states. We have a gross installed capacity of nearly 2,600 megawatts - enough low-carbon electricity to power over 775,000 average American homes.

Corporate & Functions

Closing Date
[ "23-Dec-2016" ]