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Senior Electrical Engineer

Job Title: Senior Electrical Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Washington
Reference: DH79
Contact Name: Dale Howell
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Job Published: June 14, 2017 11:27

Job Description

Our client is looking for a Senior Electrical Engineer will be responsible for leading the O&M activities in the solar and wind plants. This role will be to plan and supervise all the activities needed for correct operation and maintenance of the assigned plants. This role is responsible of the operative results of the sites from a performance point of view, and to review and prepare the O&M periodical reports.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible to maximize the production performance and ensure the proper operation of the plants – Definition and control of the preventive maintenance activities and operating procedures – Troubleshooting of the plants’ malfunctions, supporting the subcontractor through the DAS/SCADA, or directly onsite
  • Control of the performance of the plants through the remote monitoring, and in cooperation with the monitoring office at the HQs
  • Understanding of the EPC and O&M contracts, especially in relation to the obligation of the company and the subcontractors
  • In charge to review and produce the O&M reports
  •  Engineering support during the construction and operation of plants, with onsite inspections to control and coordinate subcontractors’ activities
  • In charge to review and produce the O&M manuals
  • Control of the spare parts inventories and movements (some of those provided by subcontractors) in relation to corrective maintenance activities
  • In charge of the warranty claims (RMAs) with the OEMs
  • Control of the safety procedures of subcontractors (e.g. LOTO) in relation to the specific environment at each plant

Key Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering (or equivalent degree) or multiyear proven technical experience for renewable power plants (wind and/or solar)
  • 2/3 years of relevant experience in O&M or commissioning for renewable power plants (wind and/or solar)
  • Fluent in English
  • 3 + years of significant experience as onsite and in-house electrical engineer for renewable power plants (preferred wind and/or solar)

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