Clearway Energy Group is looking for an Operations Coordinator to join the Real-Time Operations Team in Scottsdale, AZ. This position is part of the Clearway Energy Group RPMC (Reporting and Performance Monitoring Center) team that monitors and controls 4.1 GW of wind and solar facilities. The Operations Coordinator will play a key role in the development of policies, procedures, and tools used by the RPMC team. This role will also coordinate and support the needs of different teams outside of the RPMC, such as Site Operations, RAM (Reporting, Analytics, and Metrics) Team, SCADA and PI/IT Support Teams. The Operations Coordinator will report directly to the Manager, Real-Time Operations.
Development of policy and procedure to support and guide the RPMC team to become Best in Class with rules, obligations, and compliance requirements of the Clearway Energy Group fleet.
Perform periodic reviews of systems to ensure proper operations for alarming, controls, and documentation required to monitor and respond to events.
Development of RPMC tools, testing, verifications, implementations and other projects regarding analysis of real-time operational events.
Assist other support teams in troubleshooting and using such tools, including but not limited to: PI Systems, OEM SCADAs, Clearway GMS, and other tools used for controls or monitoring capabilities.
Scheduling availability or energy forecast on a daily, monthly, and annual basis as required by different regional requirements.
Support commissioning of new projects and coordinate all power plant control functions for remote operations. This will include communication and coordination with appropriate external entities, required commissioning tests for control systems.
Assist in coordination of regulatory and contractual compliance needs for all assets under the Clearway Energy Group portfolio.
Assist external teams in the use and development of real-time logging tools, specifically scheduling and reporting through TOBIAS.
Seek to continuously improve system processes related to real-time operations duties.
Support and assist in the onboarding process and training activities of new operations personnel, both on the real-time operations and site operations teams.
Support continuous review of all RPMC procedures and processes.
Assist Real-Time Operator in understanding and adhering to contractual obligations (PPA's, LGIA's, and O&M agreements).
Coordinate with Operations Supervisor in the development and implementation of processes and procedures to assure compliance with internal controls and quality control for customers and field personnel.
Minimum of 5 years experience in power plant operations
4-year degree, or relevant experience may be considered
PMP Certificate required within 12 months of employment
PJM GO Certification required within 6 months of employment
NERC RC Certification required within 12 months of employment
Able to demonstrate competent technical knowledge of plant and system processes and experience in operating electrical or SCADA systems
Ability to use analytical software to detect equipment performance issues
Able to interpret NERC, ERCOT, WECC, CAISO, PJM, and SPP regulations and requirements
Available for 24-hour on-call duty to meet customer requirements with systems
Knowledge of functional system interactions and must be able to pay attention to critical elements in a complex and regulated environment
Ability to make financial decisions based off real-time power plant equipment analysis and contract related cost weighting risk versus reward
Ability to coordinate multiple activities and ensure safety, quality and schedule adherence
Ability to take direction, identify problems, develop solutions, conduct analysis independently and in collaboration with others
Ability to work in difficult customer situations
Clearway Energy, Inc.