Solar PV Engineer

RWE Americas

4.6

(16)

Multiple Locations

Why you should apply for a job to RWE Americas:

  • 4.6/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.6/5 in supportive management
  • 81% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 100% would recommend this company to other women
  • 81% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.

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    Position summary

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    • Optimize and perform peer reviews of PV design and energy yield assessment

    • Support Automation efforts to streamline processes across the engineering tasks

    • Work with software engineering and performance analytics to provide support to underperformance and data analysis tasks

    • Lead cross-functional optimization efforts around PV design, equipment selection, and technology review to maximize competitiveness and NPV and reduce the project's LCOE

    • Research of latest market trends and PV technology for Utility Scale application

    • Lead project design and review of drawings, design packages, and studies

    • Provide guidelines to review design, construction, and commissioning documents, technical exhibits, and engineering specification

    • Manage and Coordinate Scope of Work with Third Party Consultancy firm and other external stakeholders

    • Perform PV Equipment Technical Due Diligence and support the Procurement process leading technical discussions with OEM

    • Attend projects Site visits and conferences

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree in electrical, civil, mechanical, or related engineering field. Masters/ or PE license preferred

    • Engineering Master's Degree (Electrical and Mechanical preferred)

    • A minimum of 5 years experience in Renewables

    • Four or more years of proven experience of design and/or execution of utility-scale PV projects

    • Proficiency in layout optimization tools such as Plant Predict/PVCase /Civil 3D

    • Proficiency in solar resource assessments, Performance Engineering concepts and performance commissioning tests

    • Proficiency with industry-standard performance engineering software such as PVSyst, SAM, Plant Predict

    • Deep Technical knowledge of modules/ inverters/racking required. Experience with batteries is a plus.

    • Knowledge of NEC, IEC, IEEE, and other industry codes and standard

    • Familiarity with program languages (Python preferred)

    • Experience managing OE and EOR and with Design package review process

    • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to manage customer relationships

    • Demonstrated desire to learn about the Company and the renewables space

    • Excellent proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook) and Teams

    • Strong leadership and communication, and ability to meet deadlines

    • Strong organization skills and ability to coordinate multiple tasks and deliverables

    • Ability to multi-task, while working independently and as part of a team

    • Motivated self-starter, goal-oriented, and strong problem-solving abilities

    • Proven ability to empathize, build relationships, and effectively communicate with people from a diverse set of backgrounds

    • Responds well to direction, is easy to challenge and develop, and is coachable

    • Is detail-oriented, has strong business acumen, and a sound understanding of business concepts

    Pay range: The annual base salary range for this position in New York is $106,000 - $159,000. The listed salary range represents our good faith estimate for this position and represents the range for new hire salaries across all U.S locations. Please note that the salary information is a general guideline only. RWE considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's education & work experience, training & certifications, and key skills as well as market and business considerations at the time of the offer.

    Benefits offered: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, 401(k) match, Flexible Spending Accounts, EAP, Education Assistance, Parental Leave, Paid time off, and Holidays. Eligible employees also participate in short-term incentives, in addition to salary.

    RWE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

    For 125 years RWE has been the source of energy for millions of people across the globe. Now we're making all that energy green. This decade alone we're investing €50bn into renewables and will be carbon neutral by 2040 - ten years earlier than most other global targets. This is a chance to play a key role on our journey.

    Join our renewables specialists, working across the clean energy spectrum to grow our operations to 50 GW by 2030 - with some of the world's largest on and offshore wind farms and industry-leading hydrogen initiatives. We're also considered innovators in solar development including floating photovoltaics and agri-photovoltaics. Or add your expertise to our supply and trading operations, brokering renewable electricity, green gas, commodities, and CO2 emission allowances from one of our advanced energy trading floors.

    We look forward to meeting you! Apply today.

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    Why you should apply for a job to RWE Americas:

  • 4.6/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.6/5 in supportive management
  • 81% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 100% would recommend this company to other women
  • 81% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.