BOP Area Lead - Petersburg, TX

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Petersburg, TX, United States

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15 days ago

Petersburg, TX

The Service business unit is the owner for the after-turbine sales business. Service operates, maintains, and executes all service contracts, T&M work, modified scope contracts, and CIM for various customer assets across North America. Service interfaces directly with operational counterparts within customer organizations maximizing turbine operation and performance.


  • Responsible for the site plant operation sunder the guidance of a Site Manager physically located at the same site and reporting to the Site Manager.
  • Successfully meets/exceeds key objectives and performance in the areas of safety results and behavior, execution excellence, team alignment/engagement, customer loyalty and financial performance.
  • Ensures that site level safety practices and protocol are in alignment with organizational standards and ensures compliance and optimal safety results
  • Helps champion the journey to an incident, injury and illness free environment.
  • Maintains close partnership with the BOP Technical Support and HSE department.
  • Provides support to the Site Manager and BOP Team with promoting a highly aligned, engaged, and motivated organization that produces high-level results against Key Performance Indicators and operational objectives.
  • Helps the Site Manager to achieve and sustain a culture of execution excellence (safety focus, structure, work discipline) and continuous improvement with the site organization to advance capability and performance in all operational areas
  • Utilizes Best Known Methods for optimizing operational performance at site.
  • Supports a learning organization within the operation using Best Practices to maximize BOP equipment maintenance and performance.
  • Supports change management activity and initiatives within their team.
  • Establishes and maintains highly effective relationships with the customer and internal partners.
  • Interacts with vendors for sites
  • Travels approximately 30% as needed to support business needs
  • Will perform BOP activities on the site facilities, MET equipment, collection/interconnect systems and substations including but not limited to minor
  • Classification: Restricted repairs, inspections, outages, maintenance, gates cattle guards,weed abatement and snow removal.
  • Oversees testing, repairs, switching,grounding,and construction activities as required
  • Performs activities related to infrared inspections, battery maintenance, dielectric oil sampling and SF6 gas monitoring
  • Coordinates with BOP Lead Professional in substation maintenance and outage planning activities
  • Coordinates with BOP Lead Professional on all switching orders and work clearances related to high voltage activities.
  • Performs substation and transmission inspections in accordance with NERC compliance requirements
  • Works closely with Site Manager and Site Owner to ensure reliability of the BOP
  • Adheresto all pertinent HV OSHA & NFPA safety requirements, company policies and procedures
  • Adheres to specifications and Procedures related to switching, safety and testing equipment
  • Provides detailed written reports, including root cause analyses, to management
  • Performs periodic testing and calibration of the equipment used for BOP operations on the site
  • Ensures all BOP activities are done in a safe and professional manner


  • Associates degree in power generation or equivalent
  • Minimum 2years of experience with Substation and Collection System
  • 1-2 years of experience within the Wind Turbine Generator industry and/or license Journeyman / Electrician.
  • 50% travel required
  • Demonstrated ability to lead day to day operations with an hourly workforce
  • Proven high standards and values
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and ability in coaching, mentoring, motivating, and developing employees to achieve a highly aligned, motivated and engaged team.
  • Effective change and conflict management. Proven decision-making ability with balanced risk taking.
  • Knowledge and experience with effective safety programs, practices,and procedures.
  • In-depth knowledge in Electrical Systems and Substations preferred; ability

to understand and interprettechnical drawings and schematics.

  • Experience scheduling, administering,and managing projects to achieve successful outcome.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal, active listening, written, meeting management, presentation).
  • Valid driver's license and ability to travel as needed to meet business objectives.
  • Basic computer skills (MS Office) required and SAP knowledge highly preferred.
  • Ability to stand and walk for prolonged periods of time, climb stairs, hearing ability to use close range radios, visual acuity including depth perception, field of vision and the ability to distinguish between colors, ability to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl as needed, as well as hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity
  • Comfort working in confined spaces, man-baskets, heights up to 10 meters
  • Preferred Certifications before hire are AED/CPR/First Aid(must be instructor led), OSHA 10 (General Industry) and NFPA 70E (User's guide to Electrical PPE)and NETA level Equivalent.
  • Multiple years of substation, HV switching, HV component repair experience

As a member of the Vestas team, we offer a competitive salary and one of the most comprehensive benefits plans in the industry among the many amenities we offer:
fully funded healthcare; dental; vision; vacation and sick time; generous 401(k) plan; tuition assistance; and much more It is the policy of Vestas to afford equal employment opportunity without regard to age, race, religion, color, gender, or national origin, and to afford equal opportunity to veterans and individuals with a disability or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, provincial, or local law. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify a representative within the People & Culture department.

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About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We specialize in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore.
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than our competitors in the renewable energy arena. We consider ourselves forerunners within the industry, as Vestas continuously aims to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 145 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, Vestas has an unmatched history demonstrating our expertise within the field.
With 29,000 employees globally, Vestas is a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution – today, tomorrow, and far into the future.
Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills, and perspectives, and gives everyone equal access to opportunity.
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