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Electrical Engineer/Site Engineer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH140566
  • Location: USA, Kansas
  • Sector: On-shore wind, Renewables
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 13/02/2019

Essential Job Functions

  • Participate and support site safety and environmental management systems; assure safety and environmental considerations are included in engineering products.
  • Manage site engineering documents and design information to be accurate and of high quality.
  • Use technical information, such as design information, operating experience and fundamental engineering principles, to resolve equipment performance problems and technical issues and to provide input to operational decisions.
  • Monitor and evaluate equipment and system performance by examining and trending the results of condition-monitoring activities, reviewing equipment failures, analyzing availability/reliability information, and performing system walk downs.
  • Follow-up actions, based on identified problems, trends, and root cause determinations, are timely and effective.
  • Work together with turbine service provider site and technical support teams to ensure consensus for solutions to wind turbine operating problems
  • Use proven RCA methodologies and tools to identify basic or causal factors in failure events or variances in performance to eliminate repeated occurrences and optimize performance.
  • Ensure sites maintain electrical NERC and ERCOT compliance requirements
  • Provide technical guidance support of site operations and maintenance procedures.
  • Manage subcontractors during site maintenance outages as required.
  • Evaluate and develop site improvement projects. Provide economic justification, develop RFQ's, evaluate bids and contract T&C's and award PO's, manage contractors, QA/QC monitoring, field change requests and develop budgets and manage cost control responsibilities for projects.


Requirements

  • Reside or willing to relocate within 50 miles of the facility.
  • Desired working knowledge of power generation equipment, protection and isolation equipment, substations, static and dynamic reactive power equipment, electrical collection systems as well as SCADA control and HMI systems.
  • Possess strong planning, scheduling and project management skills with the ability to plan and work independently.
  • Possess strong computer and analytical skills.


Education/Experience

  • Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering required.
  • Minimum Ten (10) years of relevant experience.

Spencer Ogden is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.