Job type full-time
Full job description
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Aes is seeking a development engineer to drive solar pv, wind, and integrated battery energy storage system (bess) project development across the us and internationally, with the goal of increasing our portfolio of owner-operated commercial, industrial and utility scale renewable power plants.
The development engineer will work with a team to qualify new solar and battery storage project opportunities, perform technical due diligence on project practicality, and respond to rfps from utilities, municipalities and others for the procurement of renewable energyProject work will be focused on preliminary design evaluation, coordinating closely with the business development and finance teams.
The ideal candidate will have a depth of experience in the design, engineering and analysis of photovoltaic systems and battery storage systems, ranging in capacity from 2mw to 500mwExperience in proposal generation and financial metrics for pv systems and power purchase agreements is preferred.
The position may include 15% travel (or more) to project locations and partner offices.
The ideal candidate will reside within a commutable distance from louisville, co.
We are always accepting applications for our development engineer positionsApply today to be considered during our next hiring period.
Business development support
Energy production modeling for projects in development (pvsyst, helioscope, plant predict)
Battery dispatch modeling for projects in development (excel, matlab)
Site evaluation (remote and in-person) for project suitability
Project pricing and value engineering exercises with an estimator
Create preliminary plant designs, site layouts, single lines.
Recommend primary project equipment (turbines, inverters, pv modules, batteries, etc.)
Technical diligence for new project opportunities, assessing accuracy of third-party provided production estimates, site plans, product documentation and meteorological data
Support for rfps, greenfield development, and acquisition conceptual design studies
Development of technical deliverables for rfp responses and proposals, both by self-performing, and coordinating external consultants
Growth and leadership
Improve and develop processes for more accurate and efficient evaluation of projects
Work with team on changing trends in project development
Work on and expand vendor review and approval process, leveraging aes de procurement team
Participate in aes de’s growth planning process by contributing to process improvement task forces and other strategic planning activities
Contributing to innovation
Undergraduate degree in engineering or equivalent technical field
2+ years of experience in renewable energy project development, design, analysis and construction
Proficiency with common renewable energy system modeling tools and packages, such as pvsyst, homer, helioscope and plant predict
Proficiency with common cad tools such as autocad
Proficiency with ms office applications, advanced excel skills
Proficiency with utility power systems
Master’s degree in engineering (ms) or business (mba)
Nabcep pv installation professional or pv design specialist certification
Osha 10hr or comparable job-site safety certification
Spanish language skills
Aes is an equal opportunity employer who is committed to building strength and delivering long-term sustainability through diversity and inclusionRespecting all backgrounds, differences and perspectives enables us to improve the lives of our people, customers, suppliers, contractors, and the communities in which we live and workAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and/or expression, race, national origin, ethnicity, age, religion, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable lawE-verify notice: aes will provide the social security administration (ssa) and if necessary, the department of homeland security (dhs) with information from each new employee`s i-9 to confirm work authorization.
Safety comes first at aesTo protect the health and safety of our people, customers, communities and partners, and to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards, aes requires all newly-hired people or current aes people applying for u.s.-based role(s), to be fully vaccinated against covid-19 or be willing to be fully vaccinated against covid-19 by their date of hireExcept where prohibited by law or not specifically covered in a collective bargaining agreement, new hires and transfers will be required to provide proof of vaccination during onboarding and periodically thereafterThis policy will comply with all applicable laws and is based on guidance from the centers for disease control and prevention and local health authorities, as applicable.
Posted 18 days ago