Asset Manager - Ld/Sr in Portland, OR at Avangrid

Date Posted: 9/20/2018

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Publication date: 20.08.2018
REFERENCE: 5100240001

Company: Avangrid Renewables
Job Title: Asset Manager - Ld/Sr
Department: Wind Operations
Location: Portland, OR

Business and Department
Portland Corporate Office

The Asset Management group is focused on protecting and enhancing the value of assets while maintaining
compliance with contractual commitments, market rules, environmental regulations, and applicable permits, laws,
and ordinances. The focus of an Asset Manager ensuring that each asset's financial interests, capabilities, and
commitments are factored into decision making by internal and external stakeholders. A typical Asset Manager will
have responsibility for 7 to 10 assets, typically concentrated in one or two transmission regions.
Position Description
Asset Managers work closely with a wide range of internal departments that perform the day-to-day operation and
financial optimization of the assets, including Operations, Energy Management, Generation Control Systems, the
National Control Center, Origination, Market Structure, Engineering, Permitting, Development and Construction.
Asset Managers also interface heavily with support groups such as Accounting, Settlements, Risk Management,
Legal, and Credit. Asset Managers also engage with external stakeholders, including customers, landowners,
regulators and RTOs/ISOs.
Key Responsibilities
• Delivering presentations and concepts in a clear and concise manner to senior management and various
other internal and external stakeholders.
• Independently managing complex issues and transactions, including the review and challenge of new PPA
terms and amendments, landowner issue resolution, and the coordination of high-risk environmental and permitting
• Playing a strong role in litigation activity, the financial analysis of ongoing operations including cost-benefit
analysis, and the development of asset bidding strategies.
• Anticipating the impact of changes in market rules and regulations on an ongoing basis and proactively
managing risk with appropriate stakeholders.
• Managing communication with counterparties with respect to compliance requirements stated in contracts or
proposed contract amendments.
• Ensuring contractual compliance with lease agreements, environmental directives, and RTO/ISO
requirements are being fulfilled in a timely and accurate manner.

• Analyzing revenue impacts and pursuing financial recovery opportunities associated with outages, turbine
warranty agreements, and capital improvements.
• Coordinating certain activities related to sites under construction, including test energy production,
substantial completion milestones, and commercial operation declaration.
Additional Responsibilities
• Contributing information and support for various activities related to assets in operation, including new
commercial transactions, operational improvement initiatives, merger and acquisition activity, legal issues, or
significant market rule changes in regional transmission organizations.

• 5+ years of successful U.S. energy industry experience in any of the following areas or in other similar and
applicable areas: Asset Management, Development, Origination, Construction, Operations, Energy Management,
Risk, Accounting or Finance. The company may consider a candidate with less experience at a lower level.
• Bachelor's degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Excellent project management skills coupled with organization, flexibility, and strong attention to detail.
• Strong ability to review and analyze financial and technical data.
• Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook).
Preferred Qualifications
• Experience working with renewable energy.
• Candidates with international work experience or experience working in a global organization.
• An advanced degree.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check, references, drug
screen, verification of legal right to work in the U.S., and in some cases, a credit check. A credit check will be
administered when a prospective employee will be working in Finance, Accounting, Treasury or where duties may
involve handling of funds, accounts or cash.

Avangrid Renewables is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, status as an
individual with a disability, or any other status or class protected by federal or state law.

This opportunity will offer
Full Time Exempt