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Engineer (Power Generation - Solar & Wind)

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH143509
  • Location: USA, Texas, Odessa
  • Sector: Solar, Renewables
  • Salary: company vehicle + bonus + phone
  • Date posted: 27/03/2019
This vacancy has now expired.

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.
  • Provide leadership and labor to troubleshoot and repair Solar site operating and maintenance problems.
  • Manage internal labor and third-party services to repair and maintain solar generation equipment.
  • 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.
  • Provide engineering and O&M support.
    Present engineering analysis plans and recommendations to site staff, management and directors.


  • 6-10+ yeasr of electrical engineering experience
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Desired working knowledge of Solar 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
  • Demonstrated leadership skills to manage and supervise people
  • Must have and be able to maintain a valid driver's license
  • Reside or willing to relocate within 50 miles of the facility

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