Engineer - Renewable Energy
Company: Terra-Gen Operating Company, LLC.
Posted on: November 19, 2021
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Troubleshoot and diagnose problems on wind turbines, electrical
transmission and collection systems, and SCADA systems
Review design details for replacement/substitute components for
Assist in troubleshooting communication system problems
Assist in performing Root Cause Analysis for component failures and
Analyze battery storage and solar project system performance, &
assist in troubleshooting problems
Use a videoscope to inspect internal equipment components
Test wind turbine equipment to determine effects of stress or
Create or maintain wind farm layouts, schematics or other visual
documentation for wind farms
Analyze operation of wind farms or wind farm components to
determine reliability, performance and compliance
Takes immediate corrective action in response to emergency
situations to minimize safety hazards and to reduce damage or
downtime to the plant and its equipment.
Operates various pieces of heavy equipment, such as forklifts,
machine tools and electrical test equipment in the performance of
operation and maintenance work.
Reads, interprets, and implements technical information such as
electrical drawings, manufacturers data, and operating and
Trains to improve personal skills and the skills of co-workers
related to the job and/or required advancement
Adheres to, supports and complies with all company safety and
environmental policies and practices. Ensures all employees,
contractors and visitors conduct themselves safely and within
company policies and regulatory guidelines.
Willing to travel
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE Bachelor degree in
engineering is preferred but not required. Hands on experience
along with a solid theoretical knowledge of various mechanical
components (e.g., positive displacement pumps, solenoid valves,
reduction gears, hydraulic cylinders, accumulators, various
sensors, electrical generators, transformers, capacitors, etc.).
Approximately 4-6 years power plant maintenance experience is
Individual should possess the following skills: Basic understanding
of AC and DC electrical theory and principles, Lithium-based
battery knowledge, Photovoltaic (PV) cell theory, solar energy
collection, Familiarity with use of digital multi-meters, Capable
of taking measurements with various mechanical measuring
instruments (Vernier calipers, inside & outside micrometers,
Desired qualifications: Knowledge of operating procedures.
Knowledge of plant design and equipment locations, Knowledge of
complex instrumentation and SCADA systems. Safe use of tools, plant
safety rules, probable causes of equipment and systems
malfunctions. Knowledge of heavy equipment operation and signs and
signals. Knowledge of electrical test equipment and
troubleshooting. Intermediate computer skills in Microsoft Office
software (Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Teams).
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