BESS Project Engineer - Sr/Principal
- Location: United States of America
- Salary: Market related
BESS Project Engineer - Sr/Principal
Location: United States of America
Salary: Market related
Position Title: Senior/Principal Project Engineer, BESS Projects
Supervisor: Director, Technical Projects
Location: Remote (USA)
The client seeks an experienced Project Engineer, BESS Projects to manage, optimize design, and lead the execution of BESS (Battery Energy Storage System) projects. As a Senior/Principal Project Engineer, you will collaborate with project managers, construction managers, customers, outside vendors, AHJ, and consultants. As the client rapidly grows and delivers on more contracts worldwide, you will help document and build scalable processes, technology, and products.
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At the client, they are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants. They believe inclusion creates opportunity for collaborative excellence through diversity of thought. They invite individuals of all genders, races, identities, ethnicities, sexual orientations, national origins, abilities, protected veteran status, religions, educational and socioeconomic backgrounds to explore employment with their organization.
The client is an engineering, procurement, construction (EPC) and solar services provider for utility solar, high voltage substation and energy storage markets across North America. The client is committed to bringing passion and customer focus to its business. If you're interested in a meaningful career with a brighter future, join the client's team.The BESS Director, Technical Sales will be a subject matter expert supporting Business Development and Pre-Construction at the client. The role requires providing timely and accurate subject matter expertise to the business development process for stand-alone BESS and hybrid PV+BESS projects from initial partner engagement through construction and beyond. The successful candidate will be the lead technical interface for BESS solutions for all external and internal stakeholders, including BESS OEMs/integrations, EMS providers, developers/owners, and internal teams such as business development, engineering, estimating, and procurement.The BESS Director, Technical Sales will participate in design and pricing reviews to ensure proposals meet the project requirements and partner expectations in an economically efficient manner. The successful candidate will also advise clients on BESS vendor, technology, and performance metrics to enable clients to select the best solutions for their needs. The role requires maintaining market-leading expertise in the utility scale BESS segment with a focus on understanding the trade-off between various vendors and system design choices.Additionally, the BESS Director, Technical Sales will bring new ideas and solutions to continuously improve the client's stand-alone BESS and PV+BESS offerings. The successful candidate will develop and maintain a database of available solutions with critical specifications and pricing as a reference for internal and external stakeholders. They will also maintain strong industry relationships and develop a robust professional network to stay informed and maintain access to key partners and stakeholders.Other responsibilities of the BESS Director, Technical Sales include monitoring emerging architectures and solutions such as long-duration energy storage, supporting business development in the sales process and at industry events as requested, and championing diversity and inclusion as a part of the client's culture. The successful candidate should be a team player willing to contribute to success in a variety of roles, manage and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously, and be comfortable in a fast-paced environment with shifting and dynamic priorities.The performance of the BESS Director, Technical Sales will be measured based on their ability to foster a customer-service focused environment and provide day-to-day leadership that reinforces the strategy, mission, and core values of the client. They should also adhere to the client's company policies and procedures, work within the client's business processes to ensure an efficient working environment, and be involved in industry user groups and conferences. Finally, the successful candidate should deliver professional work products with accuracy, integrity, and excellence, respond to system and training needs in a timely manner, and pursue continued personal growth and education.
Spencer Ogden is partnered with a leading international renewables developer to expand their solar & BESS team, offering unmatched packages for professionals in the Solar & BESS sector to lead the project development process from origination to R2B status throughout the UK&I. This is an opportunity to expand your capabilities in both the development and pre-construction spheres. Responsibilities within this vacancy include: -Reviewing planning applications prior to submission;-Liaising with and assisting the development team to address findings and foresee any potential planning issues;-Ability to manage relationships with multiple stakeholders effectively;-Eager to expand understanding of the energy market;-Liaising and negotiating with landowners alongside a Land and Estates Manager on both development sites and access routes;-Review and approval of scoping reports, draft EIA reports and ES chapters; This is a full time, UK based role with a very lucrative salary/wider package on offer. Combined with professional development opportunities, this is the perfect position to delve further into a pureplay renewables orientated role, aiding the energy transition to net-zero. Location: Flexible (England/Wales) 0141 375 7292 email@example.com
We are seeking a dynamic and passionate SCADA Execution Manager to lead a team of SCADA Project Engineers. In this role, you will be responsible for managing the execution of the SCADA process on a variety of utility-scale and distributed generation (DG) renewable projects, including solar, wind, battery energy storage systems (BESS), and hybrid power plants. Working closely with various SCADA vendors, engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) firms, equipment manufacturers, utilities, and internal teams, you will ensure compliance with grid integration and operational requirements. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced manager to manage a team and participate in the technical engineering aspects of SCADA design and integration.Principal Duties and Responsibilities: Manage a team of SCADA Project Engineers: Oversee and provide technical supervision for the implementation of SCADA on multiple utility-scale renewable projects involving different technologies and architectures (solar, wind, BESS, hybrid, etc.). Project management: Maintain project awareness, mitigate risks, and assist in resolving technical and contractual challenges to ensure timely completion of the SCADA Scope of Work (SOW). Development of SCADA standards: Contribute to the development and maintenance of SCADA execution standards, including updating the SCADA SOW for submission with Request for Proposals (RFPs) to bidding EPCs. Standardization and process improvement: Establish standards and processes to ensure consistent execution of SCADA across multiple teams of SCADA Project Engineers. Team management: Effectively manage the SCADA Execution Project Engineering team, ensuring appropriate staffing levels for current and upcoming projects. Collaborate with the SCADA Development Engineer to assign projects to the suitable SCADA Project Engineers. Cross-team collaboration: Work closely with various teams, including Power Purchase Agreement (PPA), Interconnection, Development, Array Engineering, and High Voltage Engineering, to provide SCADA expertise and advice in advancing projects through different lifecycle stages. Lessons Learned and continuous improvement: Participate in Lessons Learned discussions and incorporate feedback into future SCADA SOW documents and RFPs to address scope gaps and enhance project execution. While not directly involved in individual projects, you will engage in the following activities with SCADA vendors, integrators, EPCs, equipment manufacturers, utilities, and internal teams: Review internal exhibits and prepare Scopes of Work (SOW) for SCADA bids, clearly delineating responsibilities and identifying scope gaps.Review and approve proposals.Collaborate with Telecoms, Information, and Operational Technology teams to ensure appropriate equipment selection, project networking, and reliable connectivity.Collaborate with HV/Substation engineering and management teams to ensure proper substation SCADA and Meter Integration, including the development of conceptual meter schemes for revenue and control purposes.Collaborate with Array Engineering and management teams to ensure effective SCADA integration for BESS, inverters, trackers, meteorological sensors, and other relevant components.Review and approve IFA, IFP, IFC, and As-Built SCADA Design packages, encompassing bills of material (BOM) and SCADA system designs, device and network spreadsheets, block and network diagrams.Create and review point lists in collaboration with SCADA vendors, utilities/ISOs/PPAs, equipment manufacturers, and other subsystem integrators.Develop and review Power Plant Controller (PPC) control logic narratives and schemes to ensure compliance with grid integration and operational requirements, encompassing controls for MW Curtailment and Charge/Discharge schemes for BESS, Automatic Voltage Regulation (AVR), Frequency Response, Substation Controls, PV-BESS Hybrid controls, PV Tracker Controls, and various other subsystems. Skills and Experience: 5+ years
This client is currently looking for a dynamic and process-oriented senior high voltage development engineer to join the team that oversees the regional responsibilities of our project development pipeline. This position will require an individual that can competently manage competing priorities, navigate between early stage conceptual and more “refined” design, and adaptably demonstrate technical tasks with a strong focus on understanding grid integration requirements for renewables. This is a solid opportunity for an engineer that not only is proficient on the technical engineering aspects but enjoys building and maintaining relationships with suppliers, consultants, and Power Utilities. The role will be a part of the Grid Integration Team, in the High Voltage Engineering team that delivers pre-construction development engineering and construction/commissioning execution engineering for High Voltage facilities associated with renewable energy power plants. Voltage ranges from 35kV up to 500kV. The role will play a part in the major growth in the renewable energy sector from greenfield development, large portfolio acquisition and multi-resource generation projects. The High Voltage Development Engineering team is looking to grow its core group of highly resourceful and regionally dedicated engineers as the company enters new markets and innovates on a large scale of energy production.Principal Duties and Responsibilities: • Responsible for early stage/conceptual pre-construction and construction phase design and engineering activities for Solar, Wind, and BESS collector high voltage substations and Generation Tie Lines (35kV to 500kV). • Relating to conceptual designs for preliminary permitting and estimating • Develop scope of work documents for regional renewable projects based on engineering standards and following utility requirements • Manage consultants of 30% design packages for collector substations and transmission facilities. • Raise possibility of completing in-house with design team. • De-risk project pipeline, including M&A portfolios, by performing technical due diligence and coordination with other internal departments. • Support cost estimating efforts for High Voltage facilities, including BOM review and substation expansions. • Establish and maintain relationships with High Voltage specialist consulting firms. • Review Substation EPC bid designs for compliance with interconnection agreement requirements, applicable reliability standards, following scope documents, and meeting company standards etc. • Provide design review and advise on any issues that appear technically incorrect or inconsistent with project documentation and contractual exhibits. • Direct coordination with interconnection providers (CAISO, PJM, NYISO, MISO, ERCOT, WECC, SERC, NEISO) to design collector substations and account for new switchyards per Transmission Provider requirements. • Growth opportunity for leadership role within the engineering team. • Work with a project team including real estate, permitting, interconnection, legal, finance, PV Development engineering, pre-construction and construction. • Travel and field work 25%.Minimum Qualifications • B.S. Electrical Engineering with emphasis on Power Systems. • 7+ years of High Voltage design experience. • Excellent understanding of project management best practices. • Strong communication skills and ability to lead technical discussions among HV EPCs, Power Utilities, and internal stakeholders. • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize projects and tasks. • Able to bridge the gap between the technical and non-technical in a fast paced environment Desired Skills and Experience • PE Licensure. • Experience on ETAP similar electrical modeling software. • Experience on Relay and SCADA controls and architecture. • Experience in PLS-Cadd • PMP Certificate • Experience in training and mentoring other engineer
At our company, we raise the quality of life around the world by changing the way energy works. Everyone makes an impact every day in our small, global teams. Apply here to start an extraordinary career today. POSITION: Company CE Senior Engineer, SCADA Controls DEPARTMENT: Grid Integration / SCADA & Resource Integration REPORTS TO: Senior Manager, SCADA & Resource Integration LOCATION: Full-time Remote We are currently looking for a dynamic and passionate SCADA Controls & Commissioning Engineer to oversee multiple aspects of the company Execution process for our renewable resource projects (PV, BESS, Wind, Hybrid, etc) including the Controls build-out, NERC Compliance, and hand-off to our Operations team. This person will work with various SCADA vendors, EPCs, equipment manufacturers, utilities, and internal teams to meet all grid integration, NERC, and company operational requirements. This is a great opportunity for someone with Renewable Energy SCADA Controls experience and an understanding of NERC Compliance to strengthen their skills and drive our Clean Energy division to be an industry leader in the renewable sector. The position is remote and requires up to 10% travel to project locations. Principle Duties and Responsibilities: SCADA Controls: Subject Matter Expert for SCADA Control development, commissioning, and testing Thorough understanding of control requirements for each type of project (PV Solar, PV + BESS, Standalone BESS, Wind, etc) and implementation of control logic to achieve required plant operations taking into account requirements from the Off-Taker, Interconnecting Utility, ISO/RTO, and others. When multiple SCADA Vendors are participating in a single project, coordinate all control requirements/responsibilities amongst the various vendors to ensure logic development is understood and coordinated between the various Vendors Understanding of Substation design taking into account static reactive resources within the substation (capacitor/reactor banks) and other devices affecting SCADA controls (i.e. On-Load Tap Changers). Coordinate with SCADA Vendors to ensure control logic meets all grid code requirements (LGIA, PPA, NERC Inverter Based Resource Guidelines, IEEE 2800, etc) Drive coordination with Utilities and ISOs/RTOs to develop SCADA Control logic (both Real and Reactive power controls) that meet local area Grid Code requirements. Serve as the company SME to utilities that may be unfamiliar with Renewable Resources or concerned about their impact to the grid. Drive continuous improvement with various SCADA Vendors with the goal of our company being the industry leader in SCADA controls. Areas of continuous improvement include designing controls per industry recommendations/guidelines (NERC IBR Guidelines, IEEE 2800, lessons learned from Projects, etc) Develop and document company Standards for SCADA Controls and develop SCADA Controls philosophy documents Review and oversee HMI build-out to ensure all applicable pages are available in the HMI, all equipment and associated operations parameters are displayed in a logical/functional way, HMI controls are intuitive, and HMI is consistent amongst projects. Where multiple SCADA Vendors are involved in a project, coordinate various Vendors to ensure all control requirements are accounted for in the HMI. Drive commissioning controls testing and create/obtain documentation showing completion of testing, any required corrective actions, and company final acceptance of test results Review, provide feedback, and act as approver for contractor project deliverable items including: Control test plan/procedure, Controls Narrative, SCADA PPC/MPPC testing reports, and others as required by the SCADA Project Engineer Provide input to project metering design to ensure controls are coordinated with project metering.
Spencer Ogden has partnered with a large renewable energy developer who is seeking a Development Engineer to join their team.This person will drive solar, PV, wind and integrated BESS project development across the US and Internationally.You will be: Qualifying new solar and battery storage project opportunitiesPerforming technical due diligence on project practicalityResponding to RFPs from key stakeholdersConducting preliminary design evaluation You will have: Over 3 years of experience in renewable energy project development, design, analysis and constructionExperience in designing, engineering and analyzing PV systems and BESS (2MW - 500MW)Experience with PVSYST or HelioscopeSpanish language skills (desirable) This role is based in Louisville, Colorado but our client is also open to remote work.We look forward to discussing your experience with you.
My client is currently looking for an experienced Power Systems Engineer to join and expand their Grid Team, working alongside the Grid Development Manager. The client is a renewable energy IPP company with fully integrated development capabilities and it's head office in London. The main focus is developing renewable energy power plants across the United Kingdom with the help of their highly experienced management team and partners to allow them to deliver quality, bankable renewable power assets. Their focus is on the development of large-scale solar, wind and hybrid energy storage projects. Role: In this role you will be working closely alongside the grid manager, and if required the key management team members and land acquisition team. Supporting the Grid team in identifying and securing grid capacity both on the distribution level and national transmission level from 11kV up to 400kV network for its large-scale solar, wind and BESS projects. You will regularly communicate and liaise with the relevant DNOs and NGESO to gather all necessary intelligence to successfully source and secure grid capacity for prospective projects.The ideal candidate must have experience in power systems analysis, excellent communication skills and experience of liaising with external stakeholders such as network operators and specialist grid consultants.Furthermore, you will be actively manging relevant grid aspects of the business, building and maintaining relationships with the DNOs & NG throughout the entire development and construction process. Additionally, you will be supporting the planning team and if necessary, the legal team on any grid connection related matters to ensure that the permits and legal documentation are fully aligned with the grid requirements. Responsibilities:• Identify and qualify grid capacity that are suitable for PV, Wind and BESS by undertaking the desktop power system analysis.• Originate, submit, and managed the process of transmission and distribution connection applications. • Gathering intelligence and analysing the existing and future electricity network available data bases at transmission and distribution level to provide input into the location and electrical characteristics of new solar/wind developments:• Engagement with NGESO and DNOs on pre-app meetings and budget offers to glean market-leading intelligence on the availability of connections any upcoming developments (short-, mid-, and long-term)• Completing the ENA's G99 application form for developments connected to the distribution network.• Generating SLDs using the Auto Cad and analysing the thirds party technical drawing.• Reviewing grid connection offers and advise the Management team on summarising costs, scope of work and technical aspects of the offer.• Undertaking detailed cost analysis of the grid connection costs and implementing strategies to reduce and optimise the costs for connection.• Manage project pipeline by communicating with DNOs / NGESO/ ICPs as necessary to track progress with development.• Liaising with developers and TOs/DNOs to understand the status and delivery programs and meet the milestones for grid connections.• Working with NGESO’s connection portal, completing the application forms including DRC for specific transmission network opportunities. Special Requirements: • 3-4 years in a technical role working electricity projects, including submission of grid connection applications at distribution or transmission level.• Electrical engineering background preferred (you may have a postgraduate degree in a relevant topic) with experience in a technical environment.• Working knowledge of the Grid Code /ENA G99 is important.• Experience with DIgSILENT Power Factory.• Ideally working experience in Solar and wind projects.• BESS experience is preferred, but not necessarily required.
Job Description: Senior Substation Design Engineer Purpose of Position:Provide engineering expertise, leadership, and design solutions for substation projects. Responsible for scoping, designing, and estimating substation designs. Lead the Primary Design team and implement policies and procedures for distribution, sub-transmission, and transmission assets. Key Responsibilities: Provide specialist engineering design and advice for zone substations, industrial substations, and distributed generation network connections.Ensure compliance with technical manuals, safety guidelines, and customer requirements.Review and improve processes to enhance productivity and quality outcomes.Liaise with stakeholders to produce formal responses and reports.Mentor and train design personnel, stimulate critical thinking, and solve complex problems.Develop technical policies and procedures for design and implement change. Qualifications, Knowledge, and Experience: Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) and relevant professional memberships.Proficiency in AutoCAD for complex design projects.Extensive knowledge of substation design up to 500kV and compliance with standards.Experience integrating renewable power generation and BESS into electricity grids.Strong skills in scoping, estimating, and preparing bids.In-depth understanding of regulatory requirements, safety guidelines, and codes.Expertise in conducting electrical design studies.Excellent communication, mentoring, and leadership skills.Proven experience in substation design, preferably in the power industry.Ability to lead project design teams and implement new technologies.
About the job My Client is resourcing for a Senior Energy Storage Consultant, this is an extremely exciting opportunity to join a world leading consultancy and a well established and market leading storage team. Projects are predominately located throughout the UK and Ireland. Strong Energy Storage (BESS) technical understanding and wider market understanding is required. Main duties of the role: Executing energy storage related projects, Technical due diligence Procurement support, preparation of tender documentation, Employer’s Requirements, contract negotiations Owner’s Engineering support, design reviews and site visits construction monitoring and witnessing of commissioning and testing Project management The role has a fantastic salary, bonus and benefits package. This is a great opportunity to work for a global leading consultancy in the Energy Storage space, being at the forefront of Energy Storage and emerging technologies.
Key Responsibilities: Conduct routine quality control tests and inspections on renewable energy equipment and systemsPreparation, implementation, training, and tracking of the Inspection Test Plan (ITP) with support of the Subject Matter Experts (SME)Maintain accurate records of test results and report any anomalies or deviations to the Quality Control ManagerTroubleshoot issues with BESS equipment and systems to identify and resolve defects and ensure optimal performanceCollaborate with cross-functional teams, including engineers, project managers and contractors to ensure compliance with project specifications and quality standardsPerform regular audits of project sites and production facilities to ensure compliance with quality standards and regulatory requirementsAudits and inspections of project QC.Audits of project documentation and job books for accuracy and completeness. Requirements: Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related fieldMinimum 2-5 years QA/QC experience is required within the Wind/Solar or Renewable Energy Construction Industry.Civil, Electrical, or Mechanical background experience Strong knowledge of renewable energy technologies, equipment and systemsExperience in quality control testing and inspectionsAbility to read and interpret technical drawings and specificationsProficiency in using testing equipment and toolsExcellent problem-solving skills and attention to detailStrong communication skills and ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teamsKnowledge of quality standards and regulations in the renewable energy industry
This role is 100% traveling and GSA per diem is offered based on the site location. Key Responsibilities: Conduct routine quality control tests and inspections on renewable energy equipment and systemsPreparation, implementation, training, and tracking of the Inspection Test Plan (ITP) with support of the Subject Matter Experts (SME)Maintain accurate records of test results and report any anomalies or deviations to the Quality Control ManagerTroubleshoot issues with BESS equipment and systems to identify and resolve defects and ensure optimal performanceCollaborate with cross-functional teams, including engineers, project managers and contractors to ensure compliance with project specifications and quality standardsPerform regular audits of project sites and production facilities to ensure compliance with quality standards and regulatory requirementsAudits and inspections of project QC.Audits of project documentation and job books for accuracy and completeness. Requirements: Associates or Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related fieldMinimum 2-5 years QA/QC experience is required within the Wind/Solar or Renewable Energy Construction Industry.Civil, Electrical, or Mechanical background experience Strong knowledge of renewable energy technologies, equipment and systemsExperience in quality control testing and inspectionsAbility to read and interpret technical drawings and specificationsProficiency in using testing equipment and toolsExcellent problem-solving skills and attention to detailStrong communication skills and ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teamsKnowledge of quality standards and regulations in the renewable energy industry
This individual is responsible for quality assurance and quality control in all phases of construction at a project site. Travel is a requirement of this position.- Provide on site inspection and documentation to ensure that all construction is completed in accordance with the design and quality control and/or assembly manual supplied by the manufacturer as well as Field Quality Control Plan - Develop and implement software for material inventory tracking management. Software and implementation plan must comply with Owner’s Specifications, meet internal Quality assurance standards, and provide concise product placement records - Have the ability to deal on a daily bases with project management, engineers, concrete supplier and concrete testing labs, steel and turbine manufactures concerning various site issues, inconsistencies and non-conformances - Direct and train skilled labor in various procedures - Capable of reading and understanding shop drawings, mix designs, geotechnical reports, turbine suppliers manuals, and engineered drawings - Knowledge of reinforcement and concrete placement, product testing, civil construction processes - Liaison with Client, regulatory agencies, subcontractors, vendors, suppliers and/or internal departments on quality related matters - Manage quality technicians during construction - And various duties as assigned by the Director of QualityRequirements:- A college degree or equivalent work experience in construction management or quality control - Minimum of 3-5 years in renewable energy, specifically solar energy - Must be authorized to work in the United States now and in the future without company sponsorship - Must have high voltage experience in Solar, BESS or Substation