As Director of Technical Asset Management, you will be responsible for optimizing the technical performance of all distributed generation solar assets while managing third-party O&M service providers, engineers, main equipment suppliers, service providers, and other stakeholders. Using your detailed understanding of electrical engineering, solar equipment, and construction you will develop & manage O&M budgets, ensure solar asset performance is at or above forecast for all assets, identify any underperformance in a timely manner and develop an action plan to correct performance, and review and manage contracts with suppliers and service providers.
You will also work closely with various departments within the organization, such as Accounting and Operations, develop policies and processes to improve the overall performance of AM department, regularly, provide a feedback loop to Operations, review and approve expenses by assets and per existing contracts and agreements, periodically, perform a risk analysis of existing portfolio and develop a risk mitigation strategy, and identify asset improvement opportunities to increase performance and revenue.
Additionally, you will develop and improve with the AM Team, a compliance calendar to manage all regulatory, legal, financial, and other compliance requirements, perform regular technical asset audits to identify performance optimization, risk mitigation, predictive maintenance, identify and execute regular required services, such as vegetation management and snow removal, and manage O&M service providers and ensure performance according to existing Contracts.
In-depth technical understanding of solar technology; knowledge of computerized DAS/SCADA/Monitoring systems
Ideally has experience with energy storage technology
Understanding of the solar construction process, understanding of EPC obligations and requirements
Complete understanding of solar generation modelling, forecasting, and weather models
A very strong sense of entrepreneurship coupled with strong business acumen, as well as a commercial and financial mindset
Degreed in engineering or related field with ideally MBA or alternative financial and analytic
Previous 3-5 years experience in Asset Management is desired, can be compensated with experience in a technical and management role in solar EPC, Operations, or another related field
Experience with Storage is an asset
Project Manager Professional (PMP) is an asset
MBA is a strong asset