Operations Manager

Redding, California

Full-Time

Department: Development

Position Title:  Operations Manager


Supervisor: Director of Operations


Compensation: Hourly, Commensurate to Skills and Experience


Hours: 40-45 hours per week, Monday through Friday. Position includes some on-call hours during evenings and weekends. Some travel expected, average 3 trips per month, of which most will be day trips, with some overnights. Multi-night trips are rare, perhaps once every 2 months.


Benefits:

  • Two weeks paid vacation.

  • Eight paid holidays.

  • Other benefits accrue over first 3-24 months, including additional paid vacation, no-cost primary medical care membership, and quarterly profit sharing.

Place of Work: Corporate Headquarters, 3711 Meadow View Drive, Redding, CA 96002


Position Description:

Maas Energy Works (MEW) is seeking a new Remote Operations Manager to support and maintain the ongoing operations of projects throughout the western United States. These facilities are located on host dairy farms, where an anaerobic digester produces renewable biomethane gas which is processed on site and then either used to power lean burn piston electric power generators or is delivered into a private natural gas pipeline network operated by the company. Our operations team is split into office staff (this position) and field staff that work on the job sites. Office staff’s close coordination with company field staff ensures high quality outcomes for operations and good relationships with partners, and overall accountability. The role of the office staff is to remotely monitor and troubleshoot electrical generation equipment, biogas cleanup facilities, and biogas pipelines, including order parts and materials.

A high degree of organization and systems awareness will be required for this position. Many skills can be learned on the job from existing experts, and the job has an opportunity for advancement. There is no manual for this job as we are writing it every day.


Responsibilities:

  • Remotely monitor and troubleshoot issues at assigned digester facilities and cleanup plants

  • Communicate regularly with Field Ops Manager and on-site operators to ensure proper operation and maintenance of equipment

  • Travel to digester sites and cleanup facilities once per month

  • Be company expert in Produce monthly operations reports

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Must be proficient in English.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Mechanical equipment knowledge

  • Abie to learn customized applications such as Wrike, Teamviewer, Intelimonitor, and various SCADA equipment.

  • Self-motivated

  • Able to quickly learn extensive industry specific skills and methods.

  • General understanding of internal combustion engines is preferred but not required

  • Additional proficiency in Spanish is helpful but not required

  • Must possess valid US driver's license

Please email résumé to Maas Energy Works at hiring@maasenergy.com


Maas Energy Works is the leading developer and operator of on-farm, waste-to-energy systems on the west coast. The Company designs, develops, constructs, and operates biogas powered renewable energy generation systems on dairy farms. Our projects include anaerobic digesters, biogas-powered electric generation, and renewable compressed natural gas upgrading.