AES United States
Job Title:Electrical Engineer
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Work Location: AES Arlington Office, Arlington, VA, USA
Reports to: AES Energy Storage Engineering Director
AES Energy Storage seeks an Electrical Engineer to drive late stage development, engineering, and procurement of AES energy storage projects.
AES Energy Storage is a part of the AES Corporation (NYSE: AES), a company that has served utility customers around the world for 30 years, helping them to deliver safe, reliable power. AES Energy Storage is a leader in grid-based energy storage systems, with projects that liberate reserve capacity, deliver frequency regulation capacity, integrate renewables, improve flexibility and reliability, and meet peak power demand. With over 200 MW in operation and construction, and an additional 200 MW of resources under long term contract, AES Energy Storage has the largest fleet of battery-based storage assets in commercial operation. The company has over 1,000 MW in development in the US, South America, Europe, and Asia. To learn more, please visit www.aesenergystorage.com or @aes_es at https://twitter.com/#!/aes_es on Twitter.
The Electrical Engineer will:
Work with AES Energy Storage Balance of Plant Owner’s Engineers, AES Energy Storage AdvancionTM Product team, and colleagues at project sites to adjust template technical specifications for specific energy storage projects. Identify bidders, conduct competitive tenders, and close contracts for project engineering, procurement, and construction and for key Balance of Plant components that AES purchases directly. Further refine cost estimates for energy storage projects based on material and labor component estimates. Evaluate contractor line-item bids and apply this analysis to negotiation and to improve cost estimating. Interface with Owner’s Engineers, AES Energy Storage AdvancionTM Product team, AES colleagues at project sites, AES Energy Storage Operations team, EPC contractors, battery and inverter equipment suppliers, and other legal and technical service providers. Support ongoing works as needed in a variety of areas such as grid interconnection filings, permit due diligence, safety practice, site agreements, tax due diligence, insurance risk analysis, and upkeep of the AES Energy Storage Deployment Program. In addition, support project engineering and construction managers in design submittal review, visit project sites to keep in front of project issues, and participate in on-site commissioning works.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in electrical engineering 5-8 years of experience in the construction and engineering services domain. Electrical Engineering design (concept, basic and detailed design) in power generation or transmission projects. Performing engineering reviews and recommendations on project specifications, construction methods, and equipment. Project scope definition and ability to write technical specifications. Experience in tender negotiations from a technical perspective is a plus. Experience in Medium Voltage and Low Voltage systems, High Voltage is a plus. Experience in electrical protection systems. SCADA, network knowledge/experience is a plus. Working in a multinational environment with globally dispersed teams. Fluent in written and spoken English. Solid skills on MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. CAD, and electrical engineering modelling skills a plus.
**Travel:** up to 35% time.
The AES Corporation is a Fortune 200 global power company. We provide affordable, sustainable energy to 17 countries through our diverse portfolio of distribution businesses as well as thermal and renewable generation facilities. Our workforce of 21,000 people is committed to operational excellence and meeting the world’s changing power needs. AES is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. E-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.
**Create an extraordinary future.**
AES people raise the quality of life in communities around the world – from bringing electricity to rural communities in El Salvador for the first time, to engineering battery storage that makes a clean energy future possible. That’s a 24/7 responsibility, so we work like a 21,000-person start-up – all in, full-on, in small, hyper-connected teams of people from different divisions, specialties and cultures.
We recognize and reward contribution from anyone, anywhere. The only limit to our influence and impact is our own commitment. We measure our careers by the difference we make to our communities, colleagues and families. So we care as much about how we act as what we do, at work and in life. We don’t just work at AES. We work for AES. We are AES.
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Company:AES United States
Location:Arlington, VA, 22204, USA
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