Commissioning Engineer - traveling
- Location: Arlington
- Salary: $45 - 55 per hour
Commission rojects working in cooperation with multiple project stakeholders including construction managers, contractors, suppliers, automation teams, control systems teams, etc.
Develop and execute compmissioning plans including resourcing and scheduling.
Lead commissioning effort to achieve commercial operations, and handover from delivery/construction team to the O&M team for each project.
Define, develop and execute testing protocols based on market rules, local utility requirements, off-taker and third-party supply contracts.
Oversee complete commissioning and acceptance testing of the following systems:
1) project networks, communications, and control systems
2) balance of plant relay protection, metering, HVAC, fire suppression, and electrical systems
3) battery subsystem
4) inverter subsystem
Perform electricity market and/or off-taker qualification testing as required for the project to commence commercial operations.
Undergraduate degree in electrical engineering with least four year’s professional work experience in related field, such as construction, commissioning, project management, performance testing, and troubleshooting.
Proven success on challenging projects where you made key contributions while demonstrating ownership, creativity, and initiative.
Demonstrated ability and interest in engineering design; ability to write specifications and work plans for others to implement.
Passion for your work, and communication skills such that your passion motivates colleagues, clients, suppliers, and contractors.
Effective in a collaborative yet informally structured work environment. Desire to take responsibility and initiative. Proven capability in managing contractors and working in a matrix organization on fast moving projects.
Solid skills on MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
Commission rojects working in cooperation with multiple project stakeholders including construction managers, contractors, suppliers, automation teams, control systems teams, etc.Develop and execute compmissioning plans including resourcing and scheduling.Lead commissioning effort to achieve commercial operations, and handover from delivery/construction team to the O&M team for each project.Define, develop and execute testing protocols based on market rules, local utility requirements, off-taker and third-party supply contracts.Oversee complete commissioning and acceptance testing of the following systems:1) project networks, communications, and control systems2) balance of plant relay protection, metering, HVAC, fire suppression, and electrical systems3) battery subsystem4) inverter subsystem Perform electricity market and/or off-taker qualification testing as required for the project to commence commercial operations. Required QualificationsUndergraduate degree in electrical engineering with least four year’s professional work experience in related field, such as construction, commissioning, project management, performance testing, and troubleshooting. Proven success on challenging projects where you made key contributions while demonstrating ownership, creativity, and initiative.Demonstrated ability and interest in engineering design; ability to write specifications and work plans for others to implement. Passion for your work, and communication skills such that your passion motivates colleagues, clients, suppliers, and contractors.Effective in a collaborative yet informally structured work environment. Desire to take responsibility and initiative. Proven capability in managing contractors and working in a matrix organization on fast moving projects.Solid skills on MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
Spencer Ogden is currently looking for experienced Technical Field Advisors (TFA) to support onshore wind projects in APAC. Position: Installation (TFA) or Commissioning (TFA)Scope: Support repair of blade and rotors on onshore wind turbinesLocation: Onshore, APACStart date: Jan 2023Duration: 3 - 8 month contractVisa, travel and accommodation, provided and paid. General Requirements Experience in leading teams.Strong leadership and project management skills, autonomy and ability to motivate the team, initiative, and proactive.Ability to work efficiently with team and people.Medium-High level of spoken English.Relevant Onshore GE Turbines experience of 5 yearsAt Least 10 years of general and relevant experience.Technical Degree / Certificate for the processing of VISA.Flexible travel scheduleGWO certificationsRelevant Manufacturer's training certificates Installation TFA Executes the installation of a technical discipline at the installation site.An Engineer/technician provides technical advice, and guidance and makes recommendations at the Project Site based on manufacturer’s procedures and drawings during the assembly and installation of Wind Turbine Generators.TFA roles and responsibilities are divided by activities. Please note, that this list represents the more important aspects of a successful TFA:The TFA should be present to verify and advise that activities are correctly performed by the contractor. Commissioning TFA Manage the commissioning teams on-site and provide technical support.Coordinate with the ON team on site according to SLA, daily plan, works, and progress of the WTG, ensuring the achievement of the objectives.Report to / and collaborate with the SE department on site.Stock control. Warehouse consumptions and orders managementWTGs availability data management.Time control. Monitor the time to carry out each task and procedure. Control of the whole commissioning staff hours.Manage the commissioning weekly report.Management of the Work Orders.Collaborate in compliance with quality, environment, and occupational risk prevention standards, according to the site safety plan. Special assistant to the technicians for achievement.Consult and follow/perform and share, Technical lessons learned periodically.Transfer turbines to SE according to the SLA process.Perform, request, and follow the Cost Orders and report any other quality deviation.Commissioning Check List management. Review, compile and share them.Request support for technical issues to the proper department, following the right processes (Commissioning troubleshooting).Keep the WF share point site up to date.Report to commissioning coordinators including the financial department. Employee BenefitsTo learn more about the benefits, drop me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
SUMMARY The HV Project Engineer will provide engineering support to the E&C team, and is responsible for managing all stages of project design. This position reports to the Director of Engineering or anothersenior management personnel that the Senior Vice President/President of the Company may designate. This position may be expected to travel up to 25%.RESPONSIBILITIES- Manage all stages of project high voltage (HV) design, including conceptual and advanced systemdesign, observing regulatory codes, customer requirements, site visits, permitting and technicalsupport during construction phase;- Design and optimize HV engineering concepts for utility scale PV plants such as substations,transmission and distribution lines. interconnection switch gear, power transformers- Supervise PV plant interconnection in collaboration with the Project Manager during planning andconstruction to assure quality and execution according to schedule;- Prepare bidding documentation for project specific HV works and HV equipment;- Create, deliver, and maintain drawing packages and project documentation;- Manage and coordinate external resources such as engineer consultants, geotechnical andtopographic surveyors, other specialized professionals as needed in the design and commissioningof grid interconnection;- Direct internal and external designers and consultants in creating, delivering and maintainingdrawing packages and project documentation;- Work collaboratively with other operations team members on project execution and processdevelopment including project procurement, construction management, and project controls;- Develop and review project schedules, cost estimation, bill of materials, budgets, scopes of work,standards and quotes from suppliers and sub-contractors- Provide supervision to HV commissioning work- Coordinate with utilities and regulators for the interconnection process- Provide recommendations for continuous improvements in project designs, plans, processes andproduct development;- Lead the Project Engineering team in developing best practices for the HV engineering process ofutility scale PV plants- Assist with technical training for team members and new employees;- Collaborate with team members when necessary to ensure effective communication and results;and- Perform other duties and special projects, as assigned. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS- A degree in Electrical Engineering or another related engineering science- Minimum of 5 years of professional engineering experience in the power industry- Relevant work experience in the design and development of power plants- Willingness to travel, at least 25% of the time- Experience with AutoCAD (or equivalent)- Experience with power modeling (preferably with ETAP)- Strong in Microsoft Office Suite- Experience with Gantt charts (MS Project or equivalent)- Knowledge of relevant HV Codes and regulation- Excellent written and verbal communication skills- Assertive, able to cope with pressure, a team player- Previous experience managing projects from initial design to installation and execution, preferred- Experience in permitting processes with local authorities having jurisdiction, preferred.
Location: Singapore, Kallang1 Year contractPosition of: Thermal & Mechanical EngineerKey Responsibilities:- Perform and checking of mechanical and thermal design of power plant equipment ie. boiler, turbine, pressure vessels, heat exchangers, piping, structures as per international standard, codes and project specification/requirement- Supporting project development with preliminary designs for Power Plant equipment for quotation and clarification- Perform shop survey to solve fabrication issue and for as built drawing - Managing/supervision of all site installation and commissioning activities Requirement:- Degree in Mechanical, Thermal and/or power energy- Minimum 5 years of relevant working experience in energy industry- Good knowledge of entire power plant / process system- Good planning, organizational and trouble-shooting skills with site experience- Possess excellent team spirit -Able to travel abroad on short notice and station on site on case-to-case basis Interested applicants please send CV to email@example.com
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.
My client is currently resourcing for an experienced Grid Delivery Engineer who will be responsible for the management and design of grid connection assets for the clients pipeline of solar and storage projects. They will work as part of a leading independent solar and storage development platform in the UK & Ireland, delivering solar and storage projects from origination through the development process. Duties and Responsibilities Support the delivery of Elgin Energy’s project pipeline to energisation by providing electrical engineering guidance and management throughout the design, procurement, construction, and commissioning phases.Report to senior management on progress of all grid connection construction activities across the portfolio.Review, in conjunction with the wider team, contractor designs, processes and commercial proposals.Provide technical advice to the senior management team to ensure all grid connection factors during the build process are appropriately considered and risk assessed and that the most efficient, cost effective and safe proposals are pursued in line with company requirementsProactively identify and solve problems as they arise, taking preventative measures to avoid risks to the project schedule and budget. Manage and report on deviations from project schedules, budgets or scope.Support project construction and commissioning activities by co-ordinating and witnessing testing activities, analysing plant performance, and working pro-actively with Network Operators to resolve issues.Co-ordinate with the Construction Lead to ensure safe, efficient and cost effective delivery of the grid connection elements of the pipeline and to progressively establish sound CDM standards, systems and procedures for construction activities.Review all relevant documentation and provide input at the concept design, detailed design and construction phases to ensure successful project delivery while also maintaining compliance with Construction, Health & Safety and Grid Code standards and requirements. Skills and Knowledge Competent and experienced in the design and delivery of grid connection aspects of renewable energy projects.Ability to manage relationships with multiple stakeholders effectively.Strong time management, organisational and report writing skills.Commercially astute and process drivenGood decision-making capability, negotiating skills and engineering judgementStrong technical knowledge of electricity grid planning/operations and the UK/IRL Grid Codes.Knowledge of the AC and DC electrical design of solar PV plants, energy storage and grid connection methodologies.Knowledge of HV electrical equipment, control systems, SCADA, protection, and metering.Knowledge of the DNO/ICP process for embedded generator connections in the UK/IRL. Experience Required Bachelor’s degree in Civil/Mechanical/Electrical/Energy Engineering or related discipline.4+ years’ experience working in renewable energy, with knowledge and experience in the grid connection process and delivery of grid connection assets.Proven track record of site experience in the construction of the grid connection elements of renewable energy projects.Evidence of working successfully on multiple projects to demanding deadlines.Valid driver's license for UK & Ireland. Location Dublin, ROI. Travel in Ireland and the UK will be required.
Job Title: Development EngineerCompany Description:Our company is an energy infrastructure organization focused on developing, constructing, and operating energy storage assets in wholesale electricity markets. With a strong track record in energy storage deployment and innovative dispatch optimization applications, we are a national leader in the industry. Currently, we have a significant portfolio of projects under construction or operation, and we are actively developing a pipeline of projects over the coming years.Job Summary:We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Development Engineer to join our EPC Department. In this role, you will play a vital role in supporting the technical evaluation, design, and execution of utility-scale energy storage projects across North America.Key Responsibilities: Conduct on-site visits to evaluate site constructability, meet with landowners, and participate in community outreach events.Engage in meetings with counterparties and local government bodies such as planning commissions and fire departments.Assist in preparing project sales proposals, reviewing contractual offtake documentation, and supporting origination efforts.Provide responses to due diligence questions from lenders and independent engineers during project financing.Collaborate with third-party engineers and consultants to ensure compliance with our technical specifications.Contribute to the conceptual design of project layouts using AutoCAD, optimizing design parameters to maximize performance. Requirements: 3-5+ years of experience in the renewable energy industry, preferably with a focus on new facility development and operation.Willingness to travel domestically, with an estimated range of 10-50% depending on project stage.Bachelor's or master's degree in electrical engineering or a related technical discipline.Strong ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and deliver high-quality results.Excellent written and verbal communication skills.Desire to work in a dynamic environment with diverse colleagues and interests. Additional Information:This role offers the opportunity for professional growth and development within our dynamic team. Secondary responsibilities will be tailored to individual backgrounds and aligned with company priorities. Compensation and benefits will be based on the candidate's qualifications and experience. While remote work options are available, we prefer candidates who are based in Chicago, IL.
Position Title: Senior/Principal Project Engineer, BESS ProjectsSupervisor: Director, Technical ProjectsLocation: 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.What you will do Be responsible for project execution, which requires a thorough understanding of scope, schedule, stakeholders, and keeping all parties in sync.Identify gaps in scope and responsibility and work with stakeholders to address them to ensure project success. This will require a comprehensive understanding of engineering, procurement, construction, and permitting processes.Apply engineering principles and consult subject matter experts, as needed, to identify issues and drive solutions on projects.Specify equipment for projects as required, including Transformers, Switchgear, protection solutions, etc.Interface with internal (project managers, product engineers, sales team) and external stakeholders (utilities, AHJs, contractors, end customers) to ensure consistent communication.Review project design documents including single line drawings, communication diagrams, layouts, equipment test reports, etc.Plan and lead BESS project commissioning.Provide constructive feedback to improve internal processes and products. What a qualified candidate should possess Bachelor's degree in Engineering (electrical or power system engineering) or equivalent experience5+ years of experience leading project design, preferably in the building of large power stations or PV or other utility-scale power projects3+ years of BESS or PV project experience, preferredPE certification or equivalent, preferredFamiliarity in permitting processes with local authoritiesProficient in Microsoft Office tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)Willingness to travel domestically and internationally, up to 30%Comfortable in fast-paced, rapid growth environmentsA passion for sustainability, the client's mission, and vision is a bonus! 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.
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 this 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.The Owner's Engineer supports the development, construction, and financing of large-scale renewable energy projects by representing this company with financing parties, investors, lenders, and Independent Engineers.The Owner's Engineer becomes a member of a cross-functional engineering team and ensures that projects in development meet standards agreed to with financing parties and updates those standards to meet industry best practices. Strong communication and project management skills are required to manage the internal and external engineering resources needed to collect documentation, provide answers to due diligence questions, and ensure that projects meet quality and reliability expectations.The Owner's Engineer will be responsible for the technical documentation, required site visits, and Independent Engineering due diligence reports for photovoltaic, energy storage, wind, and hydroelectric generation facilities from 1 to 1000 MW in capacity.The successful candidate will have a depth of experience in the design, engineering, and analysis of photovoltaic and battery storage systems with transmission-level interconnections, as well as an in-depth understanding of the architectures and components to build such systems. Experience in all phases of energy project development is expected, from development to operations.The position is Remote with preference in San Francisco, CA, Salt Lake City, UT, or Louisville, CO, and may include up to 25% travel to project locations and partner offices.Key ResponsibilitiesOwner Representation - Represent this company's Owner's Engineer on wind, solar, energy storage, and hydroelectric projects while supporting project finance efforts for multiple projects. Promote Safety - Promote safety for all projects throughout the team. Development Support - Provide support to Origination, Development, and M&A teams for new and upcoming projects. Production Estimation and Report Evaluation - Review production estimates from (EPC) partners and Independent Engineering firms for validity. Project Engineering and Management Support - Work with this company's project teams to ensure quality projects are installed and maintained throughout the portfolio. Plan Review - Review plans and related technical documentation for approval and comment. Construction QA/QC - Work with construction teams to ensure that all technical and bank/Independent Engineering requirements are met for project finance, and projects meet this company's standards. Independent Engineer Review - Collect, organize, review, distribute Engineering and Construction related deliverables to Independent Engineering firms for their review, comment, and approval. Operating Facilities Support - Support this company's operating facilities for better efficiencies and operational performance. RCA - Participate in Root-Cause-Analysis efforts for failed equipment encountered during construction and operation. Structured Finance Support - Work integrally with this company's Internal Structured Finance team and Independent Engineering firms on technical due diligence for project financing (Tax Equity, Construction Finance, and Back-Leverage). IE Selection - Assist in the selection of Independent Engineers to confirm capabilities and suitability for project technology and project economics. Report Review - Review the closing Independent Engineer report drafts, construction site visit reports, construction supplement reports in conjunction with structured finance to ensure there are no errors or misrepresentation of the facts. Coordinate Site Visits - Coordinate directly with the Independent Engineer and onsite personnel to conduct construction site visits and Mechanical Completion visits. Attend Site Visits - Travel to sites throughout the project build-cycle to participate in meetings and inspections/field walks with EPCs, Independent Engineering representatives, and investors/financiers. Manage Timelines - This company expects to have about  Independent Engineer reports per year for utility-scale projects and  for distributed-scale projects. The engineering lead will maintain a schedule of issuances and make sure the Independent Engineer is on track to deliver reports in a timely manner. Diligence - The engineer will work to provide responses for diligence questions of the Independent Engineer for engineering-related items (e.g., designs, commissioning tests, reports, module equipment inspections). The engineer will maintain a database for engineering deliverables. Risk Statement Resolution - Identify statements of risk in reports and work with Project Engineers/PF team to resolve or bound. Coordination with Project Engineers - Coordinate bring-downs of production estimates based on Independent Engineer feedback. Identify differences between equity view and Independent Engineer assumptions, if any. Maintain a database of current estimates. Model Assumptions/Finance Initiatives - Lead engineering modeling initiatives that relate to the financial model (e.g., inverter reserve assumptions, degradation, tracker reserves, BESS post PPA operating expenses). Certificates - Coordinate with legal and Independent Engineer on form MC certificates, draw certificates, SC certificates, and reliance letters. Coordinate with the Independent Engineer in obtaining the executed copies of such certificates. Diligence - Work to provide responses for diligence questions for all items not related to engineering (permitting, IC, equipment contracts, etc.).Skills and QualificationsPrimary QualificationsUndergraduate degree in Engineering or equivalent technical field. 5+ years of professional experience in solar PV system design, development, and construction. Experience with construction site quality control activities and investor site visits. Experience with debt or tax equity financing practices, terminology, and requirements. Strong technical writing skills, with the ability to communicate complex technical topics to a non-engineering audience. Project and case management skills, including a strong aptitude for managing and prioritizing multiple projects and deadlines. Comfort with NEC and NESC code, as well as related codes such as IBC, NFPA 855. Strong proficiency with AutoCAD, PVsyst, and Microsoft Excel."Plus" QualificationsGraduate degree in Engineering. 2+ years of experience in energy storage, wind, or hydroelectric design and modeling. Professional Engineer qualification. Spanish language skills. OSHA
(Website Sr. PM Description)Primary Responsibilities:As the Sr. Solar Project Manager, you will manage the execution for the design and build out of C&I and community solar projects with a focus on the following aspects: Lead team through the execution phase of the project by hosting regular team meetings, ensure design, procurement, inspections, site visits and other aspects of project execution is being conducted on time to ensure proper project close out. Manage the project cycle for Projects and oversee all field teams and installation progress Engage cross-functional teams (e.g., field operations, sourcing, logistics, project finance, engineering, manufacturing, project controls, contract management) to ensure successful project execution Create and manage all aspects of the project schedule as it relates to permitting, material purchase and delivery and the construction process. Manage to multiple deadlines, included but not limited to internal, customer and third-party requirements. Manage budget with the purpose of minimizing the undesirable impact of unexpected changes while maximizing opportunities for margin enhancement through material purchases and subcontracting relationships, negotiations and improving construction and delivery process. Maximize cash flow by aggressively adhering to the project invoicing schedule and accurately document and submit all receivables, quantity as-builts, change orders and claims. Create project cost estimates and negotiate with subcontractors.. Define elements of work and develop scope of work for subcontracts and manage bid process for subcontracted work Oversee and review and/or develop the formal Scope of Work to be included in the Contractual documents Execute the project using the DSD Solar Quality Management and Assurance Program Establish regular communication with customer, deal team and subcontractor teams to guarantee an efficiently run project, continuously resolve issues, and ensure that all stakeholders are up to speed on project. Regularly report to manager on project metrics to forecast of cash flow and revenue recognition. Serve as primary site level customer contact during project execution phase. Communicate with owner/client on contractual obligations, schedules, and milestones Negotiate with owner/client initiated extra work, change of scope items, and contract deletions to maximize profits Ensure that project is constructed safely and in compliance with site and DSD safety program. Work with DSD safety officer on audit and safety evaluation process. Ensure all safety materials and documentation are onsite Review, negotiate and build project to the specifics within the governing contract and ensure all deliverables are completed and contract nuances are understood and followed. Actively develops client relations to generate opportunities for new work. Manage system commissioning and close out. Coordinate with utility interconnection teams Preferred Competencies: Preferably experience the solar energy industry, C&I and community solar specifically Experience as an owner's representative to manage a project per DSDs, installation standards, and into operation phase Experience with development, finance, as it relates to construction's role in the transaction Experience managing onsite witness testing, commissioning, inspection, turnover procedures, and COD requirements Knowledge of migrating portfolios of projects between development, finance, and into the construction process Solar engineering experience (PVsyst, Helioscope, etc.) Qualifications: Exceptional Communication Skills Ability to work remotely and independently and a self-starter High level of project construction knowledge and subcontractor relationships Ability to travel Solar project management experience or related field. Experience dealing with Federal, State and local agencies for permitting and entitlements Demonstrated skills in project planning software (e.g., Microsoft Project, Primavera.) Demonstrated computer skills, including Salesforce, Procore, NetSuite, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint Bachelors Degree in Engineering or Construction Management is preferred Experience in dealing with offshore procurement and Customs requirements Financial forecasting experience
A day in the life of the Field Services Team Leader will include, but is not limited to:1. Lead and support the team of technicians in their assigned location/region in performing preventive & corrective maintenance and supporting ongoing construction activities.2. Plan, coordinate and manage the safe, efficient, and reliable delivery of field services to facilities and assist the Regional Field Services Manager in planning to meet regional maintenance obligations.3. Work closely with the Regional Manager, Engineering team, and others to remediate site issues and enhance the operating portfolio’s performance.4. Coordinate and manage contractors engaged to support maintenance activities and ensuring safety procedures are followed.The successful candidate will have a depth of experience in the operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of AC and DC electrical systems of varying types and voltages – experience working with PV solar systems, Battery Energy Storage systems, substations. This position will be based in Arizona with occasional regional travel to support our portfolio in the Western U.S. Mountain States. (ID, UT, CO)Key Responsibilities· Lead solar PV site, BESS, and substation operations and maintenance efforts, including advanced troubleshooting, in accordance with applicable safety and environmental obligations – Responsible for the Preventive and Corrective O&M activities assigned to the team.· Stop unsafe work, report and correct unsafe conditions or hazards – review and submit applicable accident / incident report. Work with and support Regional Safety Committee.· Working with Regional O&M Manager, provide performance and developmental leadership and feedback to the members of the region’s team (typically 4-10 technicians).· Identify opportunities for continuous improvement of O&M activities to ensure safe, efficient, and reliable delivery of field services.· Support, or lead as necessary, warranty claims processes with EPC providers and equipment vendors.· Ensure standard maintenance for vehicles and equipment and assist in addressing repair needs, coordinate usage of shared equipment.· Schedule and implement site training and qualification efforts.· Assist in third-party contractor and vendor identification and onboarding– develop work scopes and manage and schedule contractors as needed.· Establish and maintain an annual on-call schedule and communicate that schedule as needed to internal and external parties; respond to “after-hours” emergency situations as necessary.· Ensure timely, complete, and high-quality documentation related to O&M activities, including but not limited to service tickets, maintenance reports, switching orders, and safety-relateddocumentation (such as JHAs/JSAs, Safe Work Permits, LOTO, Energized Electrical Work Permits, Excavation Permits, etc.).· Assist in team adoption of computerized maintenance management system (CMMS).· Work with Engineering to review investigation results and/or recommendations from OEMs and institute plant solutions/modifications, document through change management system.· Ensure accurate tracking of inventory levels – initiate re-order of consumables and spare parts as needed.· As needed, participate in the construction/commissioning of the facilities within the region to ensure a high-quality build, successful commissioning, timely project punch list closeout, and smooth transition of responsibility to the Operations team.· Ensure compliance with all applicable safety and environmental requirements, regional and federal regulations, and company policies.· Stay abreast of applicable technical & safety standards and share with team.· Facilitate effective communication for all activities using phone, email, and other business software such as our Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).· Perform/lead other duties and administrative tasks as assigned by Region Manager.Skills and Qualifications· Demonstrated ability to lead a team and achieve goals. 3 years or more supervisory experience is a plus.· Knowledgeable in the systems, processes and protocols guiding the operations and maintenance of industrial PV solar plants and electrical systems (OSHA standards, NFPA 70e, Lockout/ Tagout/ Grounding, etc.). Operation of SEL relays, Pad Mounted Switch Gear, Re-Closers,· Appropriate Electrical trade qualification with at least 5-years working on utility scale electrical systems.· Experience working with C&I or utility scale PV systems required, Battery Energy Storage systems a plus. Experience with utility size PV Solar inverters: AE 1000NX, AE 500NX, SMA SC2200(Kodiak), TMEIC, and Sungrow inverters.· PV Array Tracker systems: ATI (V2, V2.5, V3), NEXTracker, & Voyager.· Competence with relevant computer systems including but not limited to CMMS, DAS/SCADA, equipment-specific maintenance programs, and Microsoft Office programs.· Must live in or be willing to relocate to Arizona within a reasonable proximity of our portfolio· Ability to work remotely and utilize technology to stay connected to the local team, as well as colleagues at administrative offices.· Ability to lead a team and achieve goals with minimum direct supervision and high degree of self-motivation and reliance.· High degree of commitment to a quality safety culture and an incident-free work environment.· NFPA 70E and OSHA 30 Certification strongly preferred.· College degree in a related field a plus.· Ability to read and interpret equipment/facility schematics, maintenance instructions, procedures/manuals, process/procedure documents.· Personal values consistent of: Safety First, Highest Standards, and All Together.· Ability to excel in a collaborative, cross-functional and geographically diverse organization.· Excellent English written and verbal communication skills.· Positive, professional, and collaborative work ethic.· Detail oriented, high-energy, adept at problem solving and time management in sometimes high stress situations, highly organized.Work Environment· May be required to work around rotating and energized equipment, hazardous materials, and chemicals.· Occasionally requires lifting as appropriate to perform duties and responsibilities.· Occasional non-standard work hours as required to maintain necessary plant readiness.· Working outside in a normal solar power plant and/or office environment, including high/low ambient temperatures and high/low humidity areas, and possibly working at heights.· Requires standing, sitting, walking, kneeling, twisting, climbing stairs and ladders, and entering plant equipment to access, inspect, or collect data on plant equipment.· As necessary, travel regionally in a company provided service vehicle and use regional air travel to support company’s solar and storage assets· Must maintain a valid driver’s license.