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Hanwha q cells usa corp (“hqc us”) 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 marketsHqc us offers the full spectrum of pv solutions – from the core technology of cells and modules to large-scale project development and investmentWith proven capabilities across the solar and battery storage value chain, hqc us minimizes uncertainty and risk and helps customers achieve a higher return on their investment in renewable energy.
Summary the development engineer will provide engineering support to the development team, and is responsible all technical aspects of project developmentThis position reports to the senior director of interconnection or another senior management personnel that the senior vice president/president of the company may designateThis position may be expected to travel up to 30%.
Lead assessment of the feasibility and the risks of project development opportunities;
Provide engineering and technical support to development team for all utility and iso interconnection application package development work;
Collect and compile all necessary engineering data for gir submission to utilities & isos;
Regularly liaise with engineering team members to gather all necessary data for utility interconnection studies;
Review engineering data from external vendors (such as inverters, battery, transformers etc.) and liaise with them to comply with utility interconnection requirements and standards;
Interact with external vendors for technology discussions (such as inverters, batteries etc.);
Regularly participate in all utility and iso meetings for development pipeline project discussions throughout the interconnection study process and address engineering matters as needed to ensure timely completion of all interconnection studies and lgia execution;
Create, review and maintain drawing packages, energy production models, bills of materials, scopes of work and other technical project documentation;
Project development support
Manage the technical needs in all stages of project development and design, including conceptual and detailed system design deliverables, observing regulatory codes as well as requirements of other stakeholders, specify balance of systems, perform site visits, coordinate needs for the permitting and technical support during the construction phase;
Coordinate external resources such as structural, civil and electrical engineer consultants, geotechnical and topographic surveyors, other specialized professionals as needed and suppliers;
Assist in the development and review of project schedules, cost estimation, bill of materials, budgets, scopes of work, standards and quotes from equipment suppliers;
Provide recommendations for continuous improvements in project designs, plans, processes;
Prepare conceptual design for solar projects including selection of major components, equipment layouts, single-line diagrams, etc.;
Perform energy generation modeling for solar projects using pv syst and other tools, including energy production and cost sensitivity modeling;
Perform other duties and special projects, as assigned.
A degree in electrical engineering (with emphasis on power systems), or another related engineering science
Minimum of 3 to 5 years of professional engineering experience in the solar industry
Relevant work experience in the design and development of power plants (in particular solar or wind power plants)
Willingness to travel, at least 15% of the time
Experience with autocad (or equivalent)
Experience with photovoltaic performance modeling tools (preferably pvsyst)
Strong in microsoft office suite
Experience with gantt charts (ms project or equivalent)
Knowledge of the national electric code
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.
Hanwha q cells is proud to be an at-will equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination against race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, pregnancy, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status and any other classification protected by applicable federal, state or local lawThis policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and trainingWe are committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individualsAs part of this commitment, hanwha q cells will provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employmentPlease contact us to request accommodations at email@example.comNothing in this statement shall imply implicitly or explicitly a guarantee of employment outside our at-will employment opportunity.
Posted 24 days ago