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Wind Project Solar Farm

Mission, TX
June 27, 2022

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Resume of Mark Garcia


Professional Experience

Longroad Energy

Operations Manager

Sept 2019- May 2022

Oversaw all Operations and Maintenance activities for a renewable power generating facility to include but not limited to; Substation & HV work, collection system equipment, balance of plant activities and wind turbine generator (WTG) units. Ensured that all field personnel develop and maintain high levels of safety, health and environmental awareness and performance.

Worked to ensure seamless handover of projects as they transition from post construction to operations.

Managed and oversaw site and portfolio budgets to ensure cost effective operations are taking place.

Managed site contracts and warranties to the standards and interests of Longroad. Ensured compliance with all local, state and federal regulations in all concerns, including but not limited to; environmental, NERC/FERC, local laws and regulations. Developed cost effective solutions to plant budgetary limitations. Including continuous evaluation of current and past work procedures and policies to optimize O&M performance. Maintained accurate and accessible records of plant performance and other data Ingeteam Solar Manager

July 2017-July 2018

Rancho Seco II Solar Plant California

•Oversaw total construction effort to ensure projects were constructed in accordance with design, budget, local and National codes and schedules. Included interfacing with client representatives, A/ E representatives, and local inspectors

Planned & coordinated & also supervised all company construction personnel on assigned project(s).

Ensured that all company, client, and project policies, procedures, standards, etc., were adhered to. Interpreted policies as required.

Maintained official project log and documentation files. Assisted with implementation/interpretation of safety programs.

160 MW Solar Plant

Solar Energy Project Manager


July 2016- June 2017

Mentored and developed the team.

Developed/fostered relationships with customer representatives. Oversaw all aspects of the project(s) bidding stage: Estimated generation and estimated breakdown/analysis, drove /hosted internal bid review and proposal submissions. Oversaw project creation: Contracted and scheduled review, developed budgets and cash flow plan, implemented project controls, systems and processes, drove project kick-off meetings, aligned resources and set expectations/goals. Ensured detailed plans are in place for projects. Includes project sequencing work, & efficiency.

Developed and track CPM schedules.

Ehs Safety Manager

Feb 2016- June 2016

* Develop and implement programs designed to improve workplace health; focus on ergonomics, work habits, etc

* Create tools to perform safety and security audits. Create database of incidents and metrics to analyze trends and to drive down safety incidents

* Perform any other duties established by the Plant Manager

* Implement programs to insure a safe work place and motivates safe work habits; identify and resolve unsafe working conditions

* Manage, maintain and improve Stanley EHS&S scorecard, ISO14000 and OSHA18001 management systems and certifications

* Provide a working interface between the facility, Business Unit Management and the Corporate Environmental, Health and Safety Department

* Work with Engineering to insure safety is engineered into equipment, work stations and work duties

Skyclimber Wind Solutions

Oct. 2014- Jan 2016

Agua Caliente Solar Project, Arizona

•290 MW Agua Caliente Solar farm

Prepared work schedules.

Identified, developed and utilized the talent pool to maximize productivity and quality of work.

Reported to both budgetary and time constraints.

Visited and inspected project sites and reported challenges. Reported on progress and challenges (daily and weekly reports). Created daily construction reports utilizing already created templates.

Managed contractors and sub-contractors.

Learned and applied the latest relevant knowledge to the work. Skyclimber Wind Solutions

Sept 2012-Aug 2014

Lindhl Wind Project, Tioga, North Dakota

•Manage on-site operations, assets, and personnel with regards to commissioning activities at a wind farm

*•Plan and coordinate daily work activities for on-site commissioning team

•Assure the quality working condition of Wind Turbine Generators (WTGs) to reach Substantial Completion at each wind farm

•Supervise and enforce company protocols for testing, handling, and troubleshooting WTG- related systems and subsystems

•Provided technical knowledge on the resolution of WTG and WTG component functionality

•Trained personnel in WTG technology and commissioning processes

•Ensured that corporate safety policy and culture is implemented on site

•Documented, reported, and archived all the required commissioning documentation

•Communicated effectively with site management and other departments

•Reported to the Commissioning Manager

System One Services

Jan 2008-July 2012


Site manager

Cimarron Bend Wind Project, Minneola, Kansas

•Executed ongoing analysis of project logistics to prepare adjustments and resolve errors.

•Good communication skills with the ability to direct instructions and orders according to plans

•Excellent management skills

•Consulted with the project owner and construction staff with regards to main issues that requires the owners decisions.

•Vestas 110 Towers

System One Services

EHS Manager

Houston Tx

April 2006- Dec 2007

Contract Completed Slate Creek Wind Project •Aid in the commissioning of Wind towers QA/QC Developed and maintained local training plans for new hire orientations as well as specific in house safety training for employees and contractors on EHS topics and local rules as well as on the job specific risks.

•Ensured at the start of each new day all PPE used to climb up tower was properly inspected at the start of each new day.

•Execution of EHS audits and meetings Created emergency and hazard manuals in accordance with EHS requirements of the clients and licensing authorities.

•Supported project team in preparation of method statements and risk assessments.

•Overseen the development and implementation of Environmental, Health and •Safety plans to ensure fulfillment of contractual obligations.

•Participated in the investigation of all recordable accidents and incidents as well as near misses.

•Ensured effective working relationships with Operations Staff and EHS staff. EDUCATION & Affilates

•Bachelors Degree In Occupational, Health & Safety



•Certified Trainer as a WTG Trainer using the tractel Gen2, ISC d2, Rollgliss 500, Milan Hub, Cresto ResQ

•Certified Hazardous Materials Manager

•PROGRAM Member of Association of Reciprocal Safety Council Reciprocal Courses

•EHS safety programs

•EHS liability analysis EHS polices and practices

•EHS strategies and Initiatives RiskManagement Cost Reduction Compliance and management audits Compliance Violation Reduction

•Certificates PMI CHMM OSHA 10 OSHA 30 Ark Flash Safety Lock out Tag Out-Control of Hazardous Energy

•Climber and Rescue /High Angle

•Electrical Safety Basics Electrical Safety High Voltage 16 HR Health •SMAW trained Reciprocal Safety Council Courses


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