Energy Storage Project Engineer (Renewable/Utility/EPC)

San Francisco, California
Apr 12, 2024
Apr 26, 2024
Position Type
Alternative Fuels
Full Time
Organization Type
Energy Storage Project Engineer (Renewable/Utility/EPC) - Competitive Salary, Bonus, Benefits, Work/Life Balance

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Salary: $115,000 - $135,000 per year

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We are a Global Utility-scale Solar PV Project Developer and leading manufacturer of solar PV modules and a provider of solar energy solutions. We are a global energy provider with over 14,000 employees globally, with successful business subsidiaries in 20 countries and regions on 6 continents. With state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities our module manufacturing capacity and has delivered more than 55 GW of premium quality solar modules to customers in over 150 countries in the past 20 years. We have solar power projects globally and solar power plants that are in commercial operation, with a resale value of US$1.2 billion.

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Job Details

Energy Storage Project Engineer (Renewable/Utility/EPC)
The Project Engineer is part of a cross functional team that focuses on executing battery storage projects with market-leading technologies. The Project Engineer is responsible for all engineering activities of one or two Storage projects from the design phase through to commissioning to ensure successful execution. The Project Engineer is expected to spend over 25% of his or her time at the project site.
  • BS in an engineering field or equivalent experience/practical knowledge.
  • 5-10 years of relevant experience in project and/or systems engineering within an Energy Storage integrator or EPC contractor.
  • Direct experience in battery storage systems, medium voltage stations, and/or related products/systems.
  • Proficient in the specification, technical bid analysis, and procurement of major equipment such as inverters, transformers, switchgear, etc
  • Must have a sound understanding of commissioning and testing of Energy Storage projects.
  • Proficient in construction project management (Submittals, RFIs, Change Order, non-conformance, As-built)
  • Proficient in MV Electrical Installations, Ampacity Calculations, Short circuit/load flow, Protective Device Coordination, Arc Flash, Grounding per IEEE80, and other relevant design topics.
  • Practical hands-on experience in system engineering and a solid understanding of related regulatory standards including NEC/UL code compliance.
  • Global perspective awareness, and direct experience working across diverse cultures in a multinational company would be beneficial.
  • Ability to balance multiple projects and prioritize a broad variety of issues, initiatives, and objectives concurrently.

  • Responsible for technical project execution, which requires understanding/managing the scope, stakeholders, and schedule and keeping all parties in sync.
  • Assist with the development of technical specifications, vendor reviews, supplier qualifications, etc., including testing and commissioning aspects of energy storage projects.
  • Support procurement activities by managing supplier information gathering, generating technical requirement documents, and maintaining supplier Q&A logs.
  • Review and evaluate technical aspects of EPC bidder's proposals about energy storage during EPC selection.
  • Review project documents and preliminary designs to identify gaps in scope and responsibility to ensure project success. This requires a comprehensive understanding of engineering, construction, and permitting concepts.
  • Interface with internal customers (project managers, product engineers, sales team) and external customers (utilities, AHJs, contractors, end customers) to ensure consistent communication.
  • Manage Engineering Consultant and host weekly coordination and design review meetings with stakeholders.
  • Review/coordinate design and other technical information from suppliers and contractors.
  • Manage the design review process and ensure all comments are closed.
  • Review equipment Factory Acceptance Test procedures and reports.
  • Prepare commissioning plan, schedules, and checklist to coordinate all commissioning activities and performance testing.
  • Inspect construction work and support the resolution of installation and commissioning technical issues.
  • Suggest improvement in product design or procedures/processes based on lessons learned.

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