Manager - Operations & Engineering, Invenergy
Since joining Invenergy in 2015, Katelyn has been the company’s subject matter expert in blade reliability. As a Manager in Operations and Engineering in Invenergy’s Operations Engineering Department, she has developed and managed the blade inspection, repair, and general maintenance programs across Invenergy’s fleet of just under 3,000 turbines. Katelyn has led a number of blade reliability improvement programs, including qualifying third party blade contractors, developing in–house repair capabilities, implementing quality control programs, and piloting projects for LEP, ice mitigation, unmanned internal and external blade inspections, and conditional monitoring to prolong the life of the blades. Katelyn analyses trends in damage and repair to improve asset management costs and long-term blade performance. She holds certifications for composite repair and the FAA’s Part 107 certificate for commercial drone operations.