Energy Storage Engineer, APAC

Posted on: 2021-09-16
Industries: Natural Resources & Commodities
Sector: Renewable Energy
Location: Asia Pacific
Job reference: 3328296

  • Must have battery engineering experience
  • Must be strong communicator
  • Position based in India, Singapore, or Australia

Aurex Group Overview:

Aurex Group is a boutique recruitment firm focusing on Infrastructure & Property and Natural Resources & Commodities.  Our Renewable Energy team works with companies across the full spectrum of the project lifecycle to recruit candidates in all functions from investment and origination to market development to project development to engineering and construction to operations and maintenance to divestiture.
  
Company Overview:

Our client is a high-growth, well-capitalized developer headquartered in the USA.  It is privately-owned and invests off its own balance sheet, making for a streamlined decision-making process for project investment.  In terms of technology, its main focus is utility-scale solar combined with other energy production or storage to correct the imbalance between peak power demand and peak solar energy production.   This mix may include conventional power, renewable power, and/or energy storage systems.
  
Responsibilities:

The Energy Storage Engineer for APAC will be responsible for simulating and optimizing the energy storage systems that will be paired with solar and wind power plants.  This person will be responsible for working with the headquarters to customize solutions for each country of interest.

  • Optimize project configuration and solution by working with key suppliers and their product lines and road maps
  • Develop project specific technical specifications and costing estimates
  • Evaluate various ESS technologies, integrators, suppliers and assist in selection process
  • Develop and maintain strong technical relationship with the key suppliers of ESS equipment. Key suppliers not only includes battery manufacturers, inverter manufacturers but also integrators and construction companies
  • Assist in commercial risk evaluation which includes cost sensitives from geopolitical, regulatory and evolving supply chain issues
  • Familiar with design concepts around short circuit protection, conductor sizing and familiarity with balance of plant systems including thermal systems, safety systems etc.

RESPONSIBILITY

  • Evaluate various ESS technologies, integrators, suppliers and assist in selection process
  • Develop and maintain strong technical relationship with the key suppliers of ESS equipment. Key suppliers not only includes battery manufacturers, inverter manufacturers but also integrators and construction companies
  • Optimize project configuration and solution by working with key suppliers and their product lines and road maps
  • Perform gap analysis and evaluate technical risk in different system designs, configurations and develop risk mitigation approach and suggestions.
  • Develop project specific technical specifications and costing estimates
  • Provide technical support to procurement team during the RFP process and contract negotiation that deliver against business objectives and achieves sustainable relationships with suppliers
  • Assist in contract negotiation and lead technical agreement of project solutions including terms & conditions and performance guarantees
  • Participate in site and factory acceptance tests and provide technical support during the during the BESS constructions phase, as necessary
  • Work to develop services and asset management requirements for BrightNight project portfolio
  • Technically and commercially adept with energy storage market and assist in developing forecasts for prices and technologies
  • Assist in commercial risk evaluation which includes cost sensitives from geopolitical, regulatory and evolving supply chain issues
  • Familiar with design concepts around short circuit protection, conductor sizing and familiarity with balance of plant systems including thermal systems, safety systems etc.

 
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • Btech/MTech in Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical or equivalent.)
  • Strong knowledge of battery technologies, control systems and utility scale power plants
  • Understanding of Power Electronics, Balance of plant system and their application to BESS
  • Familiarity with evolving quality factors and trends within the battery industries
  • 5-10 years of engineering experience in design and technology evaluation
  • Experience in sourcing and contract negotiations
  • Experience with power plant design, construction and operation. Solar and wind experience is a plus

If you believe this opportunity is right for you, please send your CV to Amy Marietta by using the “Apply Now” button below.   
 
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