Job ID:  25922869

Company:  ALLETE

Application Type:  Seeking Full-time (post graduate opportunities)

Job Title:  Winde Site Manager

Description:  ALLETE Clean Energy has a Wind Site Manager opportunity in Alta, Iowa. ALLETE Clean Energy (ACE) specializes in developing, acquiring and managing clean and renewable energy projects. This position is based out of Alta, IA located in Northwest Iowa, working for the Storm Lake wind farms. For those looking for a rural setting, Storm Lake has much to offer. Storm Lake and the surrounding area offers the charm of a small town which includes a large lake for recreation and fishing. The surrounding Little Sioux river valley area offers thousands of acres of public hunting grounds. In Storm Lake, ACE operates 246 Zond 750 wind turbines that were originally commissioned in 1998. ACE is headquartered in Duluth, MN. General Purpose: Manages a wind plant site. Responsibilities include leading the operations and maintenance teams, administering applicable contracts, coordinating and communicating with customers, and managing the implementation of any major maintenance activities. High level of interpersonal and communication skills required to establish and maintain productive working relationships. Must be able to meet the physical, mental, and environmental demands of the position. Responsibilities: Ability to read, understand, and analyze financial statements, contracts, etc. Ability to understand the technical issues related to the performance of the wind projects and to make the appropriate Operations and maintenance decisions Proficiency in MS Office software, with advanced proficiency in Excel Strong communication and interpersonal skills Strong organizational, leadership and time-management skills Strong analytical, problem-solving and business management skills Ability to effective carry-out the Essential Functions of the position Ability to work independently and to coordinate information from multiple sources Ability to read, write, interpret, and analyze business correspondence, contracts, financial and statistical data, and technical procedures Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions appropriately from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public Required Education: Bachelor s degree, with a preferred focus in engineering, management, finance, accounting, or strategic management training Or, 2 year degree plus 3 years wind, manufacturing, production, or business experience Required Experience: Five years of progressively responsible leadership experience in the wind or electric utility industries Special Requirements: Must be able to meet the physical/mental/environmental demands of the position This position may be subject to assessment of skills, job match and/or aptitude Employer will not sponsor visas for position External applicants must apply online via www.allete.com/careers. Internal candidates must apply through the intranet homepage, and must notify their current supervisor of the intent to apply. ALLETE is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, age, marital status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, status with regard to public assistance or any other protected class. If you are an individual with disabilities who needs accommodation or you are having difficulty using our website to apply for employment, please contact our Human Resources department at 218-723-7553.

Application Instructions:
Apply online at http://www.allete.com/careers