Sorry, this job is no longer accepting applications. See below for more jobs that match what you’re looking for!

Associate Engineer - Electrical (Ren)

Expired Job

Avangrid Portland , OR 97228

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description: Publication date: 04.10.2018

REFERENCE: 5102935903

Company

Company: Avangrid Renewables

Job Title: Electrical Engineer

Department: Engineering

Location: Portland, OR

Business and Department

Portland Corporate Office

Portland,OR

Description

This highly skilled individual will be responsible for analysis and optimization BoP (Balance of Plant) assets at

Avangrid's Wind and Solar generation facilities. This person will work with other professionals and technicians in an

international team environment on a variety of engineering-type projects related to Collector Systems ,GSU

(generation step-up) transformers, and associated components and controls. This individual shall be responsible for

investigation, monitoring, and mitigation of issues related to the interaction between wind and solar generation

equipment and medium and high voltage transmission systems. In addition, the individual will provide feedback to

internal stakeholders and external agencies in order to ensure that electrical installations are cost effective and

operating in-line with industry standards and requirements. The day-to-day activities have a wide degree of variety

involving multiple projects moving simultaneously. Travel will vary up to 20%.

Responsibilities include:

  • Work with operations staff to provide technical support on issues related to generation and maintenance at various

wind and solar projects.

  • Lead root cause analysis and remediation plans for defective equipment and enhance the design of problematic

parts for the purposes of improving reliability.

  • Research and analyze design proposals, specification, and equipment manuals to determine feasibility of

corrective actions and upgrades.

  • Perform studies to evaluate the design and performance of generating facilities with the objective of identifying

modifications that can improve operation and efficiency.

  • Provide 'Lessons Learned' in the form of reports and presentations to stakeholders, ensuring compliance with

design standards and validating accuracy of final documentation and test data.

  • Assist in the planning, coordination, budgeting of the aforementioned activities.

  • Perform administrative functions such as; technical writing, providing job status reports, requesting quotations,

and ordering materials.

  • Manage and assist internal and external personnel in the regular reporting of compliance information to company,

state, and federal agencies.

  • Participate in relevant industry standards comittees and technical advisory groups.

  • Adhere to effective internal controls.

  • Travel to wind and solar project sites within the United States.

Requirements

  • BS Electrical Engineering, with an emphasis on power systems or the equivalent combination of education and

experience.

  • Well developed understanding of high and medium voltage power systems including, transformers, capacitor,

reactors and distribution/collection systems conductors.

  • Demonstrated experience with load flow analyses using industry standard software tools, e.g. DIgSILENT, PSS/E,

PowerWorld, PSLF, etc.

  • Ability to read and interpret electrical schematics and single-line system diagrams.

  • Advanced computer skills utilizing word processing, spreadsheets, email, facility control, data management, CAD,

and reporting systems.

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited

standardization exists.

  • Familiarity with mechanical and electronic testing equipment. (i.e. voltage testers, amp clamps, oscilloscopes,

meghommeters, and various hand and power tools.)

  • Ability to climb 80 meter steel towers on occasional basis to perform root cause analysis investigation on turbine

component failures (uptower MV transformer).

  • Ability to occasionally lift items weighing up to 40 pounds.

  • Possession of comprehensive writing skills for upwards reporting.

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited

standardization exists.

  • Must work well under pressure from job demands, multi-tasking ability essential.

Preference may be given to candidates with the following:

  • Experience with Renewable Energy generation systems.

  • Masters Degree

  • Knowledge of substation, transformer, feeder, and line relay protection/philosophy

  • Knowledge of transformer design and DGA (dissolved gas analysis)

  • Ability to speak, write, and understand Spanish.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a medical Fit for Duty exam (only if

applicable to job requirements), background check, references, drug screen, verification of legal right to work in the

U.S., and in some cases, a credit check. A credit check will be administered when a prospective employee will be

working in Finance, Accounting, Treasury or where duties may involve handling of funds, accounts or cash. A Motor

Vehicle (MVR) check will be administered when a prospective employee will be regularly using a company vehicle.

Avangrid Renewables is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for

employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, status as an

individual with a disability, or any other status or class protected by federal or state law.

This opportunity will offer

Full Time Exempt


See if you are a match!

See how well your resume matches up to this job - upload your resume now.

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Energy Storage Electrical Engineer Associate

Lockheed Martin

Posted 1 week ago

VIEW JOBS 11/9/2018 12:00:00 AM 2019-02-07T00:00 Description:Energy Storage Project Engineer will support the LM Energy Storage Project Manager and Customer Account Manager to develop technical approaches and site designs for utility, commercial and industrial installations of LM Energy GridStar™ energy storage systems (ESS). Work directly with utilities, customers and/or end user to ensure electrical, mechanical, and communications interfaces at the installation site meet installation and interconnection specifications. Develop site drawings and BOMs and work with LM Energy GridStar™ engineering team for any custom or site specific requirements. Design to customer specific requirements, including integration of customer equipment into the customer equipment user space. Assist with tracking and meeting project specific contract deliverables. Develop customer/site specific procedures which may include installation and site acceptance test manual and commissioning procedures. Manage acceptance testing and coordinate the test, verification, and deployment of customer specific communications and controls requirements and interfaces. Electrical Engineering degree with emphasis in power systems, and familiarity with PV systems desired. Ability to travel is required. Basic Qualifications: Bachelors or Masters degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline from an accredited college Desired Skills: Minimum 3.0 GPA Understanding of lithium-ion energy storage technology and applications Familiar with electric utility operations Understanding of Solar+Storage, PV applications BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: job.Qualifications Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin's vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers' toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories. Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we're engineering a better tomorrow. EXPERIENCE LEVEL: 4 yr and up College Lockheed Martin Portland OR

Associate Engineer - Electrical (Ren)

Expired Job

Avangrid