Site Manager

General Description

The Site Manager is responsible for maintaining high performance of utility solar plant in Texas by  managing O&M Service Provider and other vendors. Specifically, The Site Manager will be expected to,  review deliverables submitted by O&M Service Provider, to ensure O&M Service Provider meets the O&M  agreement requirement and to comply with PUCT/ERCOT requirements by checking latest rule and submitting documents. 

Main accountabilities: 

  • Review operation and maintenance activities and plans for both preventive maintenance and  corrective maintenance. 
  • Monitor site performance through SCADA platform and on-site verification and notify O&M service  provider if there is any issue. 
  • Purchase spare parts based on the inventory tracker managed by O&M service provider.
  • Coordinate with O&M Service Provider and EPC Contractor to proceed warranty claim. 
  • Promptly notify internal and external stakeholder of events that have significantly impact on plant.
  • Coordinate warranty work with Contractor to manage root cause analysis on reoccurring defects.
  • Coordinate warranty work with vendors for extended warranty work not covered by the Contractor.
  • Check ERCOT/PUCT latest rule and ensure compliance with requirement including summer and winter  weatherization and emergency operation plan.
  • Must become familiar with all contracts related to the operation of the plant and ensure compliance.
  • Assists the Asset Management team with annual budgets preparation. 
  • Provide monthly and annual reports to internal and external members. 
  • Provide briefings and tours for site visitors. 
  • Coordinate local community efforts with Aktina Project Manager and TGA management team.
  • Additional duties as required. 

Direct reports:  

Vice President 


Required to spend 2-3 days per week at the site (Aktina Solar Project site at El Campo, TX) with some travel  to office in Houston. 

Minimum qualifications:

  • 5+ years of operations and maintenance or construction experience for more than 10MW solar  project 
  • 3+ years solar energy or renewable energies experience required 
  • Electrical engineering degree is a plus 
  • Ability to work off hours as needed 
  • Computer literate with strong Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, outlook) skill set • IT peripheral hardware knowledge 

Behavioral requirements: 

  • Problem-solving skills and high attention to detail 
  • Strong communication skills 
  • Critical thinking skills and ability to identify issues and solve complex problems • Ability to use discretion in handling confidential information 
  • Excellent verbal and written communicator to include recording and distribution of meeting minutes • Self-motivated and independent worker 
  • Detail oriented to ensure accuracy in all documentation 
  • Ability to work in adverse weather conditions 
  • Adapt to environmental and workflow changes 
  • Ability to ensure timely collection of documentation and ensure complete for submittal • Excellent organizational skills required 
  • Excellent telephone skills required 
  • Must have a valid state driver’s license and reliable transportation 


  • Expected to spend 2-3 days per week at the construction site (Aktina Solar Project site at El Campo,  TX). This could increase/decrease based on work requirements 
  • Mon-Fri 8:30-5:00pm 
  • Must be able to wear and properly utilize appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) to work or  areas or areas where it is required 
  • Maintain professional appearance and safety in construction environment (including clothing and  accessories-minimal hand and no head jewelry 

Physical demands & working conditions: 

  • Sitting/Standing/Flexibility: Ability to frequently perform physical tasks including standing, sitting,  walking, kneeling, bending, twisting, squatting, and reaching approximately 75% of the time while on  sites; ability to stand and sit for 8 or more hours when in an office environment 
  • Walking: Ability to walk .25 to .5 miles per day, including across unpaved and rough surfaces when on  the solar power plant site. 
  • Speech/Reading: Ability to speak, read, and write English proficiently and deliver a variety of  instructions furnished in written, verbal, diagram, or schedule form 
  • Lifting: Ability to frequently lift items weighing up to 60 pounds 
  • Vision/Hearing: Ability to interpret and follow a variety of instructions furnished in written, verbal,  diagram, or schedule form
  • Tolerance to Extreme Weather Conditions: Ability to work in outdoor and adverse weather conditions  while on sites • Safety: Ability to understand and communicate safety precautions when necessary

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