Construction Jobs Network | Renewable Energy Engineer | Irvine | CA
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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation
Job Title :

: Renewable Energy Engineer

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Job Category : Engineers
Job Location : Irvine - CA
Job Description :
Support the performance of renewable energy projects covering multiple technologies with particular emphasis on energy storage. The position will involve a wide variety of diverse assignments including: technology assessment, due diligence, siting, feasibility studies, new technology evaluation, project proposal evaluation, market assessments, strategic planning, policy evaluation, and pro forma economic analysis. The position will entail interaction with clients including: utilities, energy project developers, financial institutions, energy end-users, investors, government agencies, and other organizations. Essential responsibilities will include: lead and contribute to authorship of reports, studies, and proposals. Develop technical and economic analyses of projects and technologies using models built in Microsoft Excel, PS/SE,PS/LF or other electrical system study models. Coordinate work with others in multi-disciplinary teams. Identify and understand client issues, and work collaboratively to develop and communicate creative solutions. Assess regulatory, technical, and market issues to evaluate competitive dynamics of various resource options. Manage data and prepare periodic analysis updates. Perform research including literature reviews, telephone calls, and internet-based research. The position could also include exposure to other renewable technologies: biomass, solar, wind, geothermal, hydro, etc.
Minimum QualificationsRequires a bachelor's degree in engineering from either a recognized accredited program in their home country or the country in which the professional is practicing. Minimum of 5 years related work experience with solar energy and energy storage projects.
Preferred Job QualificationsExcellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to communicate clearly and succinctly through formal reports, presentations, memoranda and email. Must be able to function equally well in collaborative, multi-discipline teams, and self-directed independent assignments. Must be self-motivated, with an ability to balance multiple projects while working under tight deadlines. Must have experience with electrical system design and/or modeling. It would be beneficial to have an interest in all renewable energy technologies.

Microsoft Office suite, especially Word and Excel. PS/SE, PS/LF, PSCAD are strongly preferred. Ability to develop Visual Basic macros preferred. Specialty computer skills including GIS, database design, scheduling, Monte Carlo analysis preferred, but not required. Fundamental knowledge of economic analysis. Strong writing and presentation skills.

Masters degree or MBA would be beneficial. Some course work on energy systems. Understanding of function of RTO/ISO is required.
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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation
Company Description :
Black & Veatch Corporation is a leading global engineering, consulting and construction company with the mission of Building a World of Difference. By advancing the frontiers of knowledge, we provide our clients with reliable solutions to their most complex challenges, thereby helping improve and sustain the quality of life around the world.

Founded in 1915, Black & Veatch specializes in infrastructure development in energy, water, telecommunications, federal, management consulting and environmental markets. We offer leading experience in the market segments we serve, understanding our clients businesses and objectives, and having the financial resources sufficient to execute and sustain projects from the most basic to the very complex.

A single integrated global workforce allows Black & Veatch to deploy optimal multi-disciplinary teams from around the world. And, our experienced dedicated professionals have the right technical expertise aligned with client objectives.

Black & Veatch uses the right proven technologies to reduce end-user risk and provide best life-cycle benefits, and integrate smoothly with current or other technology. Our reliable technology meets performance guarantees with measurable standards for cost and schedule. Clients rely upon our technologies for industry-best project execution and superlative risk management techniques as crucial to success.

The single source solutions Black & Veatch provides in the markets we serve allow our clients to focus on their businesses and simplify their lives with a single point of contact, while being offered concept to completion work and lifecycle support. Among the services we offer: conceptual and preliminary engineering services, engineering design, procurement, construction, asset management, environmental, security design and consulting, and management consulting.

Our employee-owned company has more than 100 offices worldwide. Black & Veatch is ranked on the Forbes 500 Largest Private Companies in the United States listing.