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The Senior Electrical Engineer (Electrical SME) will be responsible for the electrical engineering scope of solar PV and battery storage projects in late-stage development, construction and operation. Responsibilities include electrical design review, support of project engineers in terms of electrical engineering matters, create technical specifications for owner furnished equipment, standardization of electrical designs and scope of work, electrical test report review, field quality control and field punch list development.
The Senior Electrical Engineer (Electrical SME) will join a project execution team and serve as the primary resource to the project engineers for all electrical engineering matters of assigned projects and process improvement tasks. Excellent communication, task management and planning skills are needed, in addition to technical breadth.
The successful candidate will have a depth of experience in the design, engineering and analysis of PV and BESS projects ranging from 1 to 500 MW as well as an in-depth understanding of the architectures and components to build such systems.
The position can be at one of this company's offices or remote, and may include up to 25% travel to project locations and partner offices.
- Provide electrical engineering support to project engineers
- Electrical engineering design review of PV and/or BESS projects
- Review of electrical test reports (MV/AC/DC cables, transformers, BOP equipment, etc.) and electrical system studies (Arc-Flash, Short Circuit, Load Flow, Grounding, Ampacity, etc.)
- Standardize common approach to electrical calculations and reviews
- Develop a checklist for project engineers to review design sets, specifications, test reports and studies
- Project Scope of Work and electrical design standards development
- Create and/or update technical specifications for the procurement of owner supplied equipment such as racking/inverter/BESS/PV module
- Support utility interconnection scope for DG projects (1MW - 20MW) in execution phase
- Seek and evaluate proposals for electrical engineering services
- Support the coordination of engineering consultants to develop project construction drawings and support material
- Review and comment on electrical design deliverables provided by consultants and contractors for the construction of projects
- Respond to contractor/consultant RFIs (electrical)
- Perform QA/QC field inspections and punch list development
- Perform Job Safety Assessments and Safety Walks to identify job-site hazards
- Review commissioning reports and analyze system performance
- Technical project due diligence and project engineering design review
- Equipment review and selection
- Engineering Procurement and Construction contract support
- Energy production and performance modeling for PV and energy storage systems
- Assessment of model accuracy including meteorological assessment and P-50/P-90 analysis
- Design optimization to maximize reliability, safety, and reduce cost
- Review recent technology and companies for inclusion on the Approved Vendor List
- Collaborate with Asset Management team to troubleshoot existing systems or develop repair and remediation plans
Growth and Leadership
- Improve and develop processes for the execution of safe, quality and high-performance projects
- Mentor and educate team on changing trends in technology, best practices and safety
- Review the work of project engineers and provide constructive feedback for improvement, and mentorship
- Participate in growth planning process by contributing to process improvement task forces and other strategic planning activities
Skills and Qualifications
- Undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent technical field
- 7+ years professional experience in solar PV system design, development, and construction
- 3+ years professional experience with energy storage systems design
- Proficiency in PV system design, including 1-line and 3-line diagram conventions, NEC conductor sizing, overcurrent protection sizing, utility disconnecting means requirements, equipment selection, grounding methodologies and arc flash analysis
- Experience with medium voltage and high voltage interconnection design
- Comfort with NEC code, as well as related codes such as NESC, IBC, NFPA 855 and NFPA 70E
- Ability to work in a team environment
- Proficient with MS Office Suite
- Graduate degree in Engineering
- PE license
- PMP Certification
- NABCEP PV Installation Professional certification
- Experience with PVSyst, ETAP, SKM, PSS/E, PSLF, PSCAD and other advanced modeling tools
- Substation/HV design experience
- Spanish language skills
- OSHA 10-hr or comparable job-site safety certification
- Salary$0 per year
- LocationBasking Ridge
Summary The Senior Electrical Engineer I&C will provide Instrumentation and Controls (I&C) and Electrical engineering supports to proposal and contract project operation across Boiler, Selective Catalytic Reduction System (SCR), Air Quality Control Systems (AQCS), Wastewater Spray Dryer (WSD), Flue Gas Desulfurization Systems (FGD), Turbine and After Market Service areas. These include generating documents and/or furnishing consultation in engineering calculations and analysis. I & C equipment specifications, technical evaluation, analog and digital control logic diagrams, combustion control system (CCS) & burner management system (BMS) philosophy, process control and alarm set?point list, analytical instruments, loop diagrams, Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID), process flow diagrams (PFDs) review, Instrument List, IO List, and ISA format Data Sheets, etc. Electrical equipment specifications, technical evaluation, cable block diagrams, electrical control schematics, interconnection wiring diagrams, one-line diagrams, electrical load list, electrical area classification, and P&IDs & PFDs review. Excellent understanding and knowledge of I&C / Electrical Engineering for power plant environment. Must have a thorough understanding of Codes and Standards related to Power Plant design and installation. Essential Duties & ResponsibilitiesEssential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: Develops major Instrumentation and Controls engineering specifications, bid evaluations, and vendor document/drawing reviews for equipment (i.e., Distributed Control System (DCS), Programmable Logic Controller (PLC), CEMS/NOx Monitoring System, Analyzers, Vibration Monitoring System, Fabric Filter Cleaning Control System, Transmitters, Thermocouples, Control Valves, etc.Prepares and reviews engineering calculations, P&IDs, control system narratives and control system architecture, operator interface layout, instrument connection and installation details, location drawings and technical specificationsGenerates DCS Graphic drawings and control logic diagram using SAMA/ISA format for BMS/CCS controls for Boiler and Burners, AQCS, SCR, WSD, FGD, etc. Develops major electrical engineering specifications, bid evaluations, and vendor drawings reviews for equipment (i.e. Medium & Low Voltage Motors (per NEMA MG1), Power Transformers, Switchgear, Motor Control Centers, UPS and VFD Systems, and Pre?Engineered Power Distribution Centers (PDC), and Equipment Layout. etc.Prepares and reviews engineering calculations, one?line diagrams, schematics, block diagrams, wiring diagrams, load list, hazardous area classification (per NFPA 496 & 497), cable schedules, cable tray routings, lighting layouts, panel schedules, grounding layouts, heat tracing, lightning protection layouts, and other electrical layout drawings and specifications as requiredEnsures that I&C / Electrical design & engineering deliverables are delivered per contract specifications, and within budget and schedule as lead engineer, if assignedReviews I&C / Electrical related documents to mechanical, electrical and process equipment technical specifications and vendor drawings of equipment manufacturers or subcontractor’s and prepares comments and recommendationsCoordinates all I&C / Electrical engineering interfaces with other discipline and client as lead engineer, if assignedPrepares I&C / Electrical engineering work plans/progress report and monitor man?hours as lead engineerEnsures work products meet all applicable local and industry codes, standards and regulatory guides specifically NFPA, NEMA, ASME, ISA, etc.Able to review and understand DCS and PLC configuration drawingsAble to support and execute multiple proposal and contract as project discipline engineer with minimum supervisionPerforms I&C / Electrical related equipment inspection FAT Conducts field survey as deemed required Other Duties & Responsibilities Provide supports in developing I&C / Electrical engineering standards and practicesPossess excellent analytical, decision making, planning and organization skillsMust possess excellent leadership skills with the ability to lead others, provide coaching, development and mentoring of subordinatesAbility to travel both within the USA and to other countries, as deemed necessaryFoster a teamwork environmentCommunicate effectively with all levels of employeesAbility to work independently and with othersContinuously seek ways to improve processes to reduce man?hoursOrganize, maintain and control the status of electrical documents & drawings in PWMaintain the highest degree of honesty and integrity at all times Knowledge, Skills, & EducationTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education and/or Experience: Must have a Bachelor's degree (BA) in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from a four?year accredited college or university. Candidate shall have a minimum fifteen (15) years’ experience in Instrumentation & Controls / Electrical engineering and design. Post?graduate education is desirable and will be credited as working experience. Excellent understanding and knowledge of industry codes and standards (ANSI/ISA?5.1, NFPA/NEC, IEEE, NEMA) as they relate to the Power Plant. Candidate shall have strong leadership, communication and presentation skills.Language Skills: Candidate must be fluent in English. Strong verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills. Must be able to interact and communicate well with individuals in all areas of the company.Mathematical Skills: Candidate must possess the necessary mathematical skills required to perform the work and responsibilities described herein.Reasoning Ability: Ability to exercise good judgment and make sound engineering decisions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or schematic form. Computer Skills: Candidate must literate in using common MS Office software including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Access. Knowledge of graphics, technical diagrams, flow charts, etc.
- Salary$150k - 180k per year
- LocationSouth Houston
Spencer Ogden is partnered with a global multi-energy provider in Houston seeking a Senior Project Engineer to join their Project Management team and their busy pipeline of utility scale solar projects! The Role: Responsible for the engineering interface within development, transmission, engineering, operations, and project/construction managementPlan and manage all technical aspects and decisions associated with design, technical adequacy, permitting, schedule, budgets and construction and start up support of assigned Wind, Solar, and Energy Storage projects.Define and manage the scope, design criteria, priority, schedule, quality and budget for all assigned engineering tasks required in support of development and project executionDefine and establish project technical requirements for EPC RFP’s scope of work and associated bid reviews, evaluations and recommendations consistent with project budget and delivery milestones.Analysis of engineering alternatives to ensure most cost-effective approach is followed while maintaining compliance with technical adequacy and safety standards.The position has a competitive base salary and bonus as well as hybrid work schedule with three days in the Houston office. Qualifications: Bachelors Electrical, or Civil Engineering.7+ years of experience within Renewable Energy Power Generation through different phases of project lifecycle.Knowledge of CAD Design & Electrical Systems.History of working with an EPCPrevious Utility Scale Renewable experiencePE License in TX is a plus
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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.
- Salary$180k per year
We are partnered with a utility-scale solar and storage developer in Sydney, seeking an experienced Lead Power Systems Engineer to join their team. In this role you will provide technical leadership and expertise for Solar PV and Energy Storage projects, ensuring successful grid connections and optimising project configurations. This senior position offers project management and leadership responsibilities, presenting an exciting opportunity to shape the future of renewable energy!Key Responsibilities: Collaborate with development colleagues to identify suitable locations for projects using power systems analysis and congestion modeling.Specify high-level design for Solar PV, BESS, and Hybrid projects to optimise configurations.Manage the Connection Application Process (R0) for multiple projects across NEM jurisdictions.Conduct Model Acceptance, Benchmarking, and GPS compliance studies using relevant software packages.Manage relationships with project stakeholders, NSPs, AEMO, contractors, and OEMs.Appoint and manage external power systems consultants for Connection Application Packages.Negotiate optimised connection strategies with NSPs for Solar PV, BESS, and Hybrid projects.Negotiate Generator Performance Standards and technical aspects of Connection Agreements.Develop cost-effective project configurations and connection strategies.Stay informed of industry developments and provide expert guidance to the Elgin Energy team. Qualifications and Skills: Appropriate degree in Electrical/Energy Engineering/HV Power System Engineering or related discipline.5+ years’ experience working in a connections-focused environment within an Engineering Consultancy, Project Developer, NSP, or AEMO.Proven track record of success in progressing wind/solar/BESS connections with NSPs and AEMO.Evidence of working successfully on multiple projects to demanding deadlines.Site experience in Solar PV plants and/or high-voltage substations is desirable but not essential.Strong technical knowledge of the NER Chapter 5 process with a proven track record of success.Excellent knowledge of power systems analysis software packages, including PSS/E, PSCAD, and DigSilent PowerFactory, along with Python automation skills.Knowledge of AC and DC electrical design of Solar PV plants, BESS, and grid connection methodologies.Familiarity with HV electrical equipment, control systems, SCADA, protection, and metering.Ability to manage external consultants for the delivery of design and study packages. If you are driven by innovation, have a passion for the renewable energy space where your contributions will have a meaningful impact, please apply below or email email@example.com.
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- LocationUnited States of America
Senior Studies Engineer - Remote (United States)Responsibilities: Conduct studies to help wind, solar, and storage project developers identify appropriate Points of Interconnection across the United States.Collaborate with internal teams and disciplines to initiate project analysis during the early stages of development.Support utilities and ISOs with transmission planning work, such as generator interconnection studies and NERC compliance.Mentor and train other engineers in power systems studies.Assist in developing study processes and python scripts.Work with sales teams to identify client support needs. Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited program.10+ years of experience in US ISO/utility grid interconnection, planning studies, or power flow analysis.Proficiency in PSS/E steady-state analysis, with experience in PSS/E dynamics and TARA preferred.Familiarity with ISO/Utility interconnection processes and study methodologies.Strong problem-solving skills and ability to think creatively.Excellent communication and presentation skills.Authorized to work permanently in the United States. Benefits: Flexible work arrangements.Employee ownership opportunities.Competitive pay.Comprehensive benefits package.Collaborative and innovative work environment.
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- LocationCalifornia City
This company develops, invests, and delivers solar photovoltaic (PV) and battery energy storage systems (BESS) projects through Engineering, Procurement, Construction (EPC) services in North America.The company brings a decade of global leadership in solar PV to deliver utility-scale power generation plants customized for local and regional energy markets. This company offers the full spectrum of PV solutions - from the core technology of cells and modules to large-scale project development and investment. With proven capabilities across the solar and battery storage value chain, minimizes uncertainty and risk and helps customers achieve a higher return on their investment in renewable energy.SUMMARY The Director of Engineering is responsible for leading the technical development, implementation, and engineering execution of various renewable projects within the EPC team (especially PV & BESS), and is responsible for both the management and development of overall engineering team. This position reports to the VP of Engineering or another senior management personnel that the VP of Engineering may designate. This position is open to fully remote candidates or candidates located in Irvine, CA. Working hours are Monday through Friday, from 8:00am to 5:00pm or 9:00am to 6:00pm. This position may be expected to travel at least 25%.RESPONSIBILITIES Lead all stages of project design and engineering, including conceptual and advanced system design, observing regulatory codes, customer requirements, balance of systems, site visits, permitting and technical support during construction phase; In collaboration with other team members, contribute to the completeness to design and deliver PV, BESS, and other renewable projects; Lead the technical tasks in preparation of proposals, projects, and the review of potential project/supplier acquisition opportunities; Report on the planning and technical design, and present it to the Vice President of Engineering; Work in a team to develop and improve the system standards; Work closely with the team to define company processes and metrics, and plan and allocate resources across existing programs to ensure strategic alignment and needed technical trainings; Build a quality culture of continuous improvement that enhances company efficiency and engineering quality; Drive a safety culture that embraces both a "Responsibility to act" and "Show by Example" approach; Supervising compliance with company - project specific standards; Supervising compliance with the requirements of the company's quality management system; Perform other duties and special projects, as assigned. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS A degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or another related engineering science, with the working knowledge within several fields of engineering; Minimum of 10 years of professional engineering experience in the Solar / BESS industry; Minimum of 5 years of management experience leading a team; Extensive technical experiences on photovoltaic and energy storage projects; Experience with photovoltaic performance modeling tools (preferably PVSyst); Knowledge of PV/BESS/etc. plant design and optimization; Knowledge of the National Electric Code and various Standard Industry Codes; Willingness to travel, at least 25% of the time; Ability to motivate and develop others; Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Salary$48 - 68 per hour + Full Benefits (medical, dental, vision, etc)
- LocationUnited States of America
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.
- Salary$130k - 150k per year + W2 employment, employer paid medical and dental
**this is a 6 month contract to direct hire opportunity100% remote- work from home anywhere within the United States**NO sponsorship available! Only US based candidates apply! Overview:As a Senior Protection & Control Engineer, you will be responsible for designing and implementing protection and control engineering activities for high voltage substation and transmission projects. You will utilize your knowledge of protective relaying and control systems to contribute to EPC substation and transmission projects.Responsibilities:• Perform analysis and design of Protection Systems for HV substation/ and FACTS • Develop substation relaying & metering diagrams (i.e. Single line/A.C./D.C. schematic diagrams) • Develop the substation communication and network diagram • Prepare specification & Bill of Material for Protection/Control/Metering/RTU/ Communication Panels • Develop Protection and Control Panel layouts. • Develop Protection and Control Panel wiring diagrams. • Develop Cable Schedule for Substation. • Perform Factory Acceptance Test for Protection and Control Panels. • Perform reviews of work performed by others • Work closely with other engineering and design team members to coordinate overall design package and requirements • Perform relay coordination study and develop the relay settings file • Coordinate with supplier and contractors • Flexibility to travel locally and internationally to customer meetings and project sites, with an approximate travel of 25%.Qualifications:• Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering with a power systems emphasis from an ABET-accredited engineering program; Master's degree preferred. • 8 years or more of experience with a focus on protection/control/communications design for high voltage substations. • Experience in Communication Network Technologies • Experience in Communication protocols such as IEC61850, DNP, Modbus, … • Experience in writing and providing support documentation for relay calculations. • Knowledge on ANSI standards, IEC standards knowledge is a plus. • Experience with various vendor protective relay equipment typically used in substation. protection, including SEL, Siemens, GE. • Familiarity with Auto-CAD or Micro-Station. • Good communication skills. • Professional Engineering license is preferred. • Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States without need for current or future employer-sponsored work authorization. Siemens Energy employees with current visa sponsorship may be eligible for internal transfers.
- Salary$125k - 150k per year + bonus, benefits, etc.
What You'll do The Senior Project Engineer shall be a critical role is the successful execution of projects, both PV and storage-integrated for the U.S business. Contributing to and supporting all areas of this company's Technical Team, focusing on projects in early development and pre-construction phases and including ad hoc support to projects in construction.Duties and Responsibilities- Establishing and managing technical requirements in contractual documents for Engineering, Project Management and Construction (EPC) engagements- Support the Construction team in EPC selection including contract negotiation- Assist the Project Management in the construction of a project in a timely manner by providing necessary engineering support- Complete design and submittal reviews and approvals as necessary for projects in development and construction- Manage Owner's Engineering as assigned as necessary for Construction team support- Conduct site visits as necessary to support Construction team progress and milestone verification with lending parties and 3rd party independent engineers- Support the engagement of Independent Engineering firms selected for 3rd party financing of projects for execution- Provide technical diligence support for Project Finance- Support the business with critical lessons learned to ensure project budgets and expected returns are aligned with current market expectations- Develop task management tools to prioritize incoming technical requests from internal teams and provide regular deliverable updates- Represent your specialty area at relevant development meetings and delivery meetings - Represent your specialty during relevant third-party stakeholder meetings and events as requiredWho we're looking forKnowledge- Codes and Regulations knowledge for solar project construction- Engineering experience in utility scale PV plants. - Project Financing Structures and Diligence Requirements- Knowledge of Industry main stakeholders (TAs, investors, EPCs, Third Parties lab...)- Knowledge of current PV technology on the market and trends of major components and supporting balance of systems- Ability to identify key information in project site technical documents- Knowledge in EPC cost estimation based on design methodologyQualifications - Bachelor's degree, ideally Electrical Engineering, from an accredited university required. Other relevant qualifications and supporting experience will be considered- CAD software (AutoCAD, SketchUp, among others) experience required- Advanced knowledge of simulation software including PVsyst, PVsol, StorageVAT, among others- Willingness and ability to travel up to 25% to visit project sites and attend other key meetings as necessaryExperience - Experienced in a similar role with a minimum of 5 years- Extensive experience with PV utility-scale design for construction, including high voltage substations and energy storage components- Experience with civil design requirements for the development of PV utility-scale projects, including access, site drainage and other hydrology- Extensive experience in developing energy resource assessments and identifying key areas of improvement and optimization- Experience in solar PV utility-scale construction, including project management support and technical document reviewsWhy you'll make a great member of the team Personal qualities - Ability to work independently and engage additional resources as necessary- Ability to task manage and prioritize work based on required deliverables and due dates- Ability to organize workload and priorities to maximum effect for both yourself and the wider team- Self-starter able to work under limited direction / supervision- Flexible approach in a fast-paced business which is constantly changing, and to keep a clear head under pressure - Keen problem solver who can focus on appropriate detail when solving problems and propose effective solutions - Set high standards of performance for yourself - Ability to pick up systems and processes quickly - Previous demonstrable experience where excellent attention to detail is critically important
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- LocationUnited States of America
The company, my client, is expediting the transition to renewable energy by integrating intelligent energy resources into existing and new infrastructure. As a national energy partner and an independent power producer, they develop, construct, own, operate, and maintain integrated solar, battery storage, and electric vehicle charging assets for their commercial and industrial customers. They use their expertise, financial strength, and proprietary technology to offer configurable, standardized systems that meet the unique needs of their partners. By leveraging these systems, their clients can realize greater value from their assets, take ownership of their energy profiles, and become active participants in the renewable energy transition.They are looking for passionate, collaborative, and innovative thinkers who want to make a difference by creating a better future. The position of Senior Project Developer is open for experienced professionals who can support the origination, development, and delivery of projects by collaborating with the team and guiding development strategies that offer the most significant customer impact and highest commercial value.The ideal candidate is a problem solver, learner, and results-oriented person who can work on multiple projects simultaneously, prioritize effectively, and mobilize resources. They have excellent communication skills and can present complex information to various stakeholder groups in a logical and accessible way. They are proficient in using enterprise software and have experience in developing and delivering ISO-level battery energy storage systems.The successful candidate will be responsible for developing projects with existing and new partners, managing project schedules and budgets, reviewing the target IRR with the finance team, guiding projects through the interconnection process, and working with engineering, utilities, and customers to ensure development milestones are met. They will also identify and suggest improvements to business processes and best practices, evaluate community solar acquisitions, and work collaboratively with various stakeholders.My client offers an opportunity to transform the energy industry, growth, development, learning, and advancement opportunities, and an extremely flexible work environment. They also provide excellent benefits, including health, dental, vision, life, AD&D, STD, LTD, AFLAC, pet, legal, commuter, 401(k) with company match, paid time off, and more.
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Senior Project Manager, Energy Storage The client is a leading developer, owner, and operator of utility-scale energy storage projects across North America. They are at the forefront of the fast-growing battery energy storage market and are helping to transition the nation’s electric grid to a cleaner and more reliable future. Their storage projects provide major utilities with a multitude of important services including reliable fast-ramping capacity, energy and ancillary grid services, including renewable energy integration support. They have a 15+ GWh pipeline, including about 1.7 GWh of projects in operation, construction, or advanced development under contract with utilities and other power buyers. The client is independently owned and with employees in multiple regions across the U.S. Their diverse management team has many decades of experience in the renewable energy, utility, and independent power sectors.Culture:At the client, every employee makes an impact on the company’s growth and profitability, every day. They have a fast-paced, high-performance, and team-oriented culture. The client values quality of life and flexibility for their employees and strives to help their team members achieve their career goals.Job Description:The client seeks motivated and energetic candidates to join their team as a Project Manager or Sr. Project Manager to support the development and execution of several sequential utility-scale battery energy storage projects from late-stage development through commissioning. The Project Manager will report to the company’s Director of Construction.The Project Manager will work closely with the Project Developer during the development process and ensure a proper handoff to the project team during late-stage development. During project execution, the Project Manager will manage the project design, permitting, contractor and vendor selection and contracting, and all construction and commissioning activities culminating with turnover to Asset Management (Operations). The Project Manager will be ultimately responsible for the project schedule and budget. The Project Manager will collaborate with the project team, including the Project Engineer and Construction Manager during project execution.Key Responsibilities• Overall responsibility for the project schedule and budget.• Manage engineering consultants with support from the engineering team during project development, permitting, pre-construction, and construction.• Support project objectives by reviewing and approving project engineering proposals and design documents during pre-construction and construction.• Maintain an engineering issues log, RFI log, and submittal log during project execution and identifying project responsibilities and assigning personnel to tasks with definitive due dates.• Prepare and manage the overall project schedule through commissioning, COD and hand-off to asset management, tracking to major project milestones throughout and reporting weekly on schedule variances.• Prepare bid documents for contractor and subcontractor selection, including scopes of work and work schedules.• Support procurement of owner-supplied equipment and managing vendors through contracting, delivery, and installation of major equipment.• Facilitate and lead meetings with the project team, maintaining meeting minutes, and identifying project responsibilities and assigning personnel to tasks with definitive due dates.• Prepare project status reports on a weekly and monthly basis during project execution for internal management review and investor/board updates.• Ensure project design complies with federal, state, and local regulations. Responsible for securing all permits required for construction and operation of the project.• Prepare the initial project budget with the finance team. Ultimately responsible for the project budget during execution, including weekly and monthly updates on budget variances.• Maintain a risk register to identify and communicate key risks throughout project execution.• Track performance and analyze the completion of key goals during project execution. Maintain production logs for work put in place for future reference for project lessons learned, and schedule and budget forecasting.Quality Assurance:• Verify that project execution during construction agrees with all IFC design drawings.• Assist third-party/IE partners in confirming project performance by meeting with them during site visits and overseeing tests.• Document control, including management of all project contracts.
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Job Description:My client is a dynamic Renewable Energy Solutions Provider operating across North America, delivering predictably priced renewable electricity services for commercial, municipal, and utility customers. My client specializes in navigating a complex ecosystem of regulatory and economic markets to find the highest value for its customers by being first movers and innovative solutions providers. From highly visible solar canopies at schools to large scale ground-mounted applications, the team of industry leaders at my client designs specific financial and technical solutions for each customer to maximize the impact of their renewable energy projects.Summary of Functions:The Development Project Manager will manage projects, consultants, and engineers while ensuring minimum gross profit margins are attained, annual MW targets are achieved, and project cycle times are maintained for specific portfolios of solar photovoltaic projects developed by my client. This position reports to the Senior Project Manager overseeing development in the assigned region.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:• Develop solar projects while simultaneously supporting land development efforts, conditional permitting, interconnection, and offtake timelines.• Support organizational initiatives and reporting as needed.• Support origination efforts, ensuring that project bids are both competitive and feasible.• Create full project development schedules and high-level construction and interconnection schedules to establish reasonable and achievable construction start and commercial operation dates.• Manage the development schedule and budget to ensure timely and cost-effective project completion.• Manage portfolios of projects with an eye to project metrics, implementing streamlined processes for large volume and to ensure shorter cycle times.• Work with internal teams to ensure successful project construction and closing, communicating regularly with legal, engineering, and project finance colleagues.• Engage external consultants as needed for land development and permitting expertise.• Work with state, county and local governments, community groups, and neighbors.• Manage and solve all required real estate issues, negotiating easements, mineral rights, access agreements, and other applicable title and curative work necessary to achieve full site control.• Manage and message project risks and mitigants to the Executive Team.• Bring projects to the internal “Notice to Proceed” stage gate approval (or prepare for sale at NTP to project company buyer) in a timely manner to maintain construction start dates.• Following the Notice to Proceed stage gate, monitor and provide direction to EPC partners from the construction phase through commercial operation and financial closing.• Respond to investor and/or 3rd party finance questions to ensure timely financial closing.• Manage customer, off-taker, and stakeholder relationships by keeping them informed on project progress and complying with associated agreements.• Review RFP, ESA, and/or other energy off-take agreements and site licensing documents and support due diligence and negotiation efforts.• Coordinate ESA amendments, estoppel certificates, consents, and any other project finance or legal documents requiring energy off-taker execution.Qualifications:My client is looking for highly motivated individuals who want to be part of a fast-paced and fluid company poised for growth in one of the country’s most rapidly changing industries. Forward-thinking, innovative approaches, and comfort with complexity are what define the my client team. They are looking for individuals eager to run at the front with them.• Proven track record of accomplishments working as a Project Manager with multiple projects, as well as collaborating with internal stakeholders and support organizations.• Strong organizational and communication skills, both written and verbal.• Motivation to accomplish objectives to achieve company goals and objectives.• Highly motivated self-starter, friendly personality, team player, lead by example.• High level of knowledge and experience in the renewable energy industry; solar PV project development and/or construction preferred.• Bachelor of Science in related field of work; Construction Management, Renewable Energy, Engineering, or related Technical degree preferred.• Computer proficiency including MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Accounting applications.PHYSICAL DEMANDSThough the Development Department believes in long term work/life balance, we also believe in short term imbalances. Long hours will be needed from time to time as dictated by reporting and other deadlines. If travel is required for this position, note the 40% of time required to travel.WORK ENVIRONMENTThe position is a remote position. Offices in San Francisco and New York are available when required for work or project travel. The organization promotes an open and collaborative work atmosphere. Cross functional teams work closely together to solve problems and move the company forward.