Head of Operation and Maintenance- Wind Farms - Parque Eólico

Lead as Head of Operation and Maintenance at Wind Farms in Vitacura, Chile. Manage maintenance, optimize resources, and improve wind assets performance. Requires 8+ years in wind energy and related degree.

Vitacura, Región Metropolitana, Chile  UTC-03:00   On-site   Full Time   10000+   2 months ago

Statkraft is Europe's largest generator of renewable energy from hydro, wind and solar power. We have 5,700 employees in 21 countries. We have been making clean energy possible for over 125 years, with unrivalled expertise in supplying the world with what it needs most. We envision a world that runs entirely on renewable energy.

We are currently looking to recruit aStrategic Operations Wind Farm Head. The team is responsible for the Operations and Management of Renewable wind projects. You will report to the Strategic Operations Manager.

Descripción del empleo

As a Strategic Operations Head, your main responsibilities will be:

  • Implement technical solutions promoting operational efficiency, reducing failure rates and operation and maintenance costs.
  • Manage maintenance activities, with perspective to optimize resources.
  • Ensure the scheduling, execution and control of the maintenance plan of equipment and facilities based on an adequate diagnosis.
  • Responsible for contracting the necessary studies or consultancies to improve the condition of wind assets, contributing to the creation of value for the company.
  • Maintain updated all operation and maintenance information in the company's documentation system.
  • Work with the purchasing area, in the scheduling services orders, materials and spare parts necessary for the execution of operation and maintenance activities, including the supplies of critical stock.
  • Elaboration and follow-up, together with the Operations Management, of the annual Opex and Capex budget as a management tool for the area, as well as its monthly control.
  • Support the performance of audits (quality, property safety, environment, operation, maintenance and others), providing the requested information and documents to demonstrate compliance with standards.
  • Improve the performance of wind assets in operations through the control of KPIs.


  • Relevant professional degree (e.g., mechanical, electrical, automation engineering, civil engineering, mechatronics) or related areas.
  • Minimum 8 years previous experience in wind energy and 5 years in a similar position.
  • Intermediate level of english, desirable advance level.

Specific and desirable knowledge Experience:

  • Safety and Quality of Service Technical Standard NTSyCS.
  • Environmental Regulations
  • Labor Regulations
  • Operation of power generation plants
  • Management of maintenance contracts
  • Commissioning and start-up of wind power plants.
  • Reading and interpretation of blueprints, functional and logical schemes.
  • Knowledge of Office package programs
  • Condition monitoring system for wind power plants.
  • Maintenance control software (SAP, others).
  • Asset Management System
  • PDCA Quality Cycle.
  • RCM (Reliability Centered Maintenance).
  • Pareto Diagram.
  • FMEA (Failure Mode and Effect Analysis).
  • Complete GWO training
  • NFPA-70E
  • Training on different Wind Turbine platforms (Desirable).

Información adicional

Statkraft offers:

A career with Statkraft is a career filled with purpose – meaning that every employee are making a real difference to the planet, our communities, and the future. With us, you’ll shape a career that is truly forward-facing with many amazing opportunities and offerings to match. This includes:

  • Professional and personal development in a company experiencing strong growth
  • A positive working environment characterized by expertise, responsibility, and innovation
  • A diverse workplace

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About the role

Jan 29, 2024

Full Time


Jul 27, 2024


Vitacura, Región Metropolitana, Chile

Minimum 8 years in wind energy, 5 years in a similar position


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