Performance Monitoring Associate (Hybrid work schedule)

| Houston, TX, USA
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The Performance Monitoring Associate develops and monitors performance indicators to detect and resolve issues related to the operation of wind and solar assets. Performs root cause analysis of deficiencies and proposes solutions in coordination with engineering teams. Manages the resolution of detected issues and communicates statuses with Asset Operations and Performance Management departments. Coordinates with global team members in North America and Europe.

Main accountabilities:

  • Develop new indicators and methods for detection, implement processes to improve accuracy of detections
  • Perform root cause analysis (RCA) of detections in collaboration with Engineering and Operations teams
  • Develop reporting capabilities and create interactive business intelligence (BI) reports to support monitoring efforts
  • Manage detected items to track resolution and added value
  • Ensure quality control of performance datasets by confirming accuracy against original sources, checking for errors manually and automatically, and updating datasets regularly
  • Maintain relationship with Asset Managers and managers of operating sites, enabling successful plant operations by providing timely detections and escalating issues and opportunities identified
  • Work as part of a global team, supporting and leading initiatives that enhance the group's capabilities and performance
  • Write ad-hoc queries in SQL, PI and Azure databases to capture data for analysis
  • Work with technical staff to identify turbine modifications that can increase performance and quantifies potential financial benefits
  • Additional duties as required

Direct reports: None

Travel: Up to 10%

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or a related field; Master's degree preferred
  • 3+ years work experience, preferably in renewable energy or related field
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Software
  • Experience with SQL, Python, or R preferred
  • Experience with big data analytics and cloud computing is highly desirable (Power BI, Tableau, Azure)
  • Experience with technical analysis and RCA is highly desirable
  • Competency in Analytical Problem Solving, Strong Communication, Customer/Partner Relationships, and Technology Expertise preferred

Behavioral requirements:

  • Ability to comprehend and apply a variety of subjects relating to wind and solar energy, including meteorology, aerodynamics, and electrical and mechanical systems
  • Ability to perform duties in a collaborative working environment
  • Experience with network-based enterprise-reporting
  • Proven ability to quickly learn new software programs
  • A technical understanding of the renewable energy industry
  • Strong statistical and analytical skills
  • Excellent problem-solving ability
  • Oral and written communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to be self-motivated

Physical demands & working conditions:

  • Sitting/Standing/Flexibility: Ability to stand and sit for 8 or more hours when in an office environment
  • 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 lift items weighing up to 10 pounds
  • Vision/Hearing: Ability to understand a variety of instructions furnished in written, verbal, diagram, or schedule form
  • Safety: Ability to understand and communicate safety precautions when necessary

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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EDP Renewables North America operates in the Energy industry. The company is located in Houston, TX. EDP Renewables North America was founded in 2007. It has 193 total employees. To see all 5 open jobs at EDP Renewables North America, click here.
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