What The Role Is

Reporting to the Regional Manager, the Maintenance Manager is responsible for overseeing the operations and staff of Victory Pass/Arica Solar. The primary objective is accountability for the safe and compliant operations of the utility-scale solar farm.   

This position will be based at Victory Pass/Arica in Desert Center, CA.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Manages the plant maintenance program based on best practices in the PV industry, with an emphasis on safety, planning/scheduling and preventive/predictive maintenance
  • Primary responsibility for availability, meeting contractual obligations, and budget
  • Monitor and enforce safe work practices as they relate to PV Solar plants and PV Solar BOP repairs and maintenance
  • First line supervisor responsible for technicians. Assists in the hiring of site maintenance personnel and conducts employee performance reviews based on job descriptions to determine competency, knowledge, and contribution of the site maintenance personnel
  • Monitor and report on manufacture and third party maintenance and repair efforts
  • Supervise/conduct/assist in trouble shooting and repairs of electrical and mechanical systems
  • Monitors and manages the use and inventories of spare parts, maintenance supplies, equipment, tools, and reordering as necessary
  • Inspect completed repairs and scheduled maintenance for quality assurance
  • Communicates regularly with Management and all site personnel, both individually and as a group, to ensure excellent two-way communication concerning operational and maintenance issues
  • Participate in contract negotiations with sub-contractors and other vendors for parts and services required.
  • Responsible for manuals, updates, and work instructions for site personnel and PV systems
  • Work with team members to establish goals, action plans and strategies
  • Develop standard work procedures
  • Maintain confidentiality and sensitivity with respect to all functions of DEI

What You'll Bring

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • 5 years of experience in the operation of Solar plants, or 7 years of equivalent experience in instrumentation & controls, MV/HV Electrical work
  • Qualified to perform all routine and emergency operations at an electric generation facility and HV Switchyard
  • Experience with operations financial management, forecasting and controls preferred
  • Proficiency in using MS Office software to include spread sheet and document applications
  • Experience working with plant systems and computerized maintenance management systems (SAP)
  • If you don’t meet 100% of the above qualifications but see yourself contributing, please submit your resume

What Would Be Nice

  • Technical School Diploma preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Journeyman electrician preferred

Clearway will not sponsor nonimmigrant visas for this position (H-1B, TN, E-3, etc.).

The pay rate for the successful candidate will depend on geographic location, skills, relevant and demonstrated experience, education, training and certifications, and other factors permitted by law. This role is eligible to earn an annual cash bonus, subject to personal and company performance goals.

Salary Range Across all U.S. Locations
$123,000$160,000 USD

Clearway Energy Group is leading the transition to a world powered by clean energy. Along with our public affiliate Clearway Energy, Inc., we own and operate 10 gigawatts of renewable and conventional energy assets across the country. As we develop a nationwide pipeline of new renewable energy projects for the future, Clearway’s 8 gigawatts of operating wind, solar, and energy storage assets offset the equivalent of more than 9 million metric tons of carbon emissions for our customers today. Clearway Energy Group is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Carlsbad, CA.; Scottsdale, AZ.; Houston, TX; Denver, CO; and Princeton, NJ. For more information, visit clearwayenergygroup.com.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
At Clearway, we create a community that isn’t about being the same – it’s about building a team of unique individuals, with different backgrounds & skill sets, coming together to build something big & make a difference in the world. Clearway’s team is dedicated to a clean energy future across a wide spectrum of roles & responsibilities. Embodying our company values and operating principles, unique individuals come together over a common mission. We embrace opportunities to do challenging work that can change the world. We aspire to bring out the best in everyone. We share setbacks, celebrate successes, & act with integrity & accountability to get the job done.

Working at Clearway, Hybrid Together
Here at Clearway, we’re committed to balancing flexibility while fostering strong relationships with our teammates. We do this by prioritizing new hires based near one of our offices in San Francisco, Carlsbad, Scottsdale, Houston, Denver, & Princeton. Our office-based employees typically work together from fabulous spaces on Tuesdays & Thursdays to collaborate & learn, build community, get to know one another, & enjoy company-provided meals & events.

Clearway Energy is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience & expertise. We intentionally foster a culture of inclusion that empowers our employees to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities & protected veterans to join the team. Clearway is a proud promoter of employment opportunities to our Military & Veterans.

What We Provide
Clearway offers all eligible employees working 20+ hours per week a comprehensive menu of benefits: generous PTO, medical, dental & vision care, HSAs with company contributions, health FSAs, dependent daycare FSAs, commuter benefits, relocation, & a 401(k) plan with employer match, a variety of life & accident insurances, fertility programs, adoption assistance, generous parental leave, tuition reimbursement, & benefits for employees in same-sex marriages, civil unions & domestic partnerships. For more on Clearway benefits, visit our Benefits Website.

Notice to Applicants
Clearway Energy is strongly committed to a philosophy of equal opportunity and fully complies with equal employment laws, ordinances and regulations for all applicants and employees. We will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to apply and compete for employment opportunities for which they are qualified. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to recruiting@clearwayenergy.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Notice to California Applicants
Clearway Energy is strongly committed to a philosophy of equal opportunity and fully complies with equal employment laws, ordinances and regulations for all applicants and employees.

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