Engineering & Construction
Senior Performance Engineer
- Nationwide Permanent

As a trailblazing force in clean power, their mission transcends borders, envisioning a carbon-free energy web. Each day, they toil relentlessly, turning this vision into concrete existence. Seeking a Performance Engineer of exceptional talent, they beckon you to join their ranks. Together, you'll bolster their engineering, construction, and operations squads, meticulously assessing the performance of solar and battery ventures at every crucial stage, from inception to operation.


Key responsibilities for this role will include (but not limited to):


•    Conduct comprehensive testing of newly installed SCADA systems to ensure their completeness and accuracy.
•    Utilize "big data" analysis techniques to identify major factors contributing to project underperformance.
•    Execute or review capacity and performance tests for ongoing construction projects involving photovoltaic (PV), battery energy storage systems (BESS), and PV + BESS combinations.
•    Identify and evaluate proposals for analysis services and consultants as necessary.
•    Troubleshoot operational systems and analyze performance data to identify and address performance issues.
•    Collaborate closely with project engineers to effectively manage project timelines.
•    Verify the accuracy of production estimates and meteorological data sources by comparing them to data from operational systems.
•    Work alongside the operations team to troubleshoot existing projects and develop plans for repairs and remediation.
•    Enhance and refine processes to ensure the safe, high-quality, and high-performance execution of projects.
•    Mentor and educate the team on emerging technology trends, best practices, and safety protocols.
•    Actively participate in the company’s growth planning process, contributing to task forces focused on process improvement and engaging in strategic planning activities.


Required and desired skillsets, experience and qualifications for this role: 


•    Bachelor's degree in Engineering or a related technical field
•    Over 7 years of professional experience in performance engineering and testing of complex generation systems, with a preference for experience in PV + BESS (Photovoltaic and Battery Energy Storage System)
•    Familiarity with data analysis systems beyond Excel, such as scientific python, SAS, R, Julia, Domino Datalab, or similar solutions, for analyzing intricate datasets
•    Proficient in working with SCADA systems (e.g., Bluence, EtaPRO, OSI PI), network design, and advanced analysis tools
•    Field experience involving photovoltaic or battery storage projects, including troubleshooting, quality evaluation, and construction support
•    Possesses PE license
•    A Master's or Ph.D. degree in engineering is preferred
•    Over 5 years of experience in PV and Battery Energy Storage System design and interconnection
•    Proficiency in the Spanish language
•    Holds an OSHA 10-hour or similar certification for job-site safety
•    Ability to work across different time zones, particularly in Hawaii, for approximately 25% of the time
•    Experience in developing machine learning/artificial intelligence algorithms for underperformance detection
•    Ability to utilize Excel spreadsheets, create excel trackers, and be able to use Word and Powerpoint for reporting/presentations via teams or in person.


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