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Performance Engineer

Location: New York, NY, United States
Date Posted: 11-06-2017
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The Performance Engineer lead the technical and engineering efforts of the field solar service business, which includes support technicians conducting maintenance, repair, commissioning, and monitoring services. The Engineer shall possess experience and understanding in the design, installation, and operation of commercial and utility scale solar PV systems.  
Responsibilities include the following:
-      Manage network operations center (NOC).
-      Set up and review alarms. Determine if a technician should be dispatched.
-       Assist with configuring and troubleshooting monitoring hardware.
-     Develop models and methods to measure, quantify, and analyze the performance of the overall PV system, as well as sub systems and individual components.
-      Determine which parameter values should be inputted in PVsyst to result in a realistic generation estimate. 
-      Develop methods and tools for troubleshooting equipment and testing equipment’s operation and performance.
-      Take the lead on solving the challenges the field techs are not able to solve.
-      Review drawings for compliance with codes and best practices.
-      Assist engineers with their design for new construction, including reviewing the construction documents and making suggestions to improve the operation and reliability of the system.
-     Create load flow, short circuit, coordination, and arc flash studies.
-     Quality control of reports and deliverables.
-      Review and analyze results of technicians work and test results.
-     Work with office and field staff to standardize procedures for solving issues encountered in the field.
-      Create standardized forms the techs will use in the field. Create methods to digitize all forms, so that they can be quickly turned into a deliverable report.
-       Tools & Test Equipment: Develop tool and testing equipment standards, including which tools/ testing equipment the company should standardize on, how to use the tools, which tools should be present in all vans, and which should be shared among techs.
-     Develop training programs, such as best practices, troubleshooting procedures, and equipment use.
-      Develop and maintain a centralize knowledge base the technicians and engineers can use to troubleshoot issues.
-     Assist in the development of the company’s safety policies, particularly how to safety work on electrical equipment and use testing equipment in accordance with OSHA.

Requirements
5+ years of experience in the solar PV industry performing engineering, design, maintenance, and operations.
Master Electrician or Journeyman card
NABCEP PV Installation Professional Certificate
OSHA 30 for Construction Certificate
Formal training certificate or degree in electrical field
Familiarity with monitoring platforms (Locus, Also, Deck, Draker, etc)
Be extremely organized with documentation
Have a valid driver’s license with clean driving record
Able to pass a background check and drug screen
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Jamie Paquette
Senior Recruiter
EnergeiaWorks
646.961.3858
jp@energeiaworks.com

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