Field Engineer

Organization
Geronimo Energy
Organization Summary

Geronimo Energy, a National Grid company, is a full-service renewable energy development company headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with satellite offices located in southwest Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Illinois, New York, Colorado, Alabama and Michigan. Geronimo Energy provides custom renewable energy solutions for utilities and corporations looking to harness renewable energy for business growth. Geronimo Energy has developed a multi-gigawatt renewable energy portfolio of projects that are either currently under construction or in operation throughout the United States. Geronimo has an open work environment that is flat by design and in function.

Posting Date
Closing Date
Location in MN
Metro
Job type
full-time
Salary

Information not provided

Hours

40 hours per week

Primary Duties

Geronimo Energy is looking for a Field Engineer to join our operations team. The field engineer will be responsible for providing engineering support for projects in operations or soon to be in operations. This position includes assisting plant personnel and projects with field support, analyzing performance and production metrics of renewable assets, conceptual and detailed design review of equipment and project specifications, and troubleshooting and diagnosing equipment issues. This role encompasses collaborating with a cross functional team to optimize performance of Geronimo Energy Renewable assets for long term sustainability.

Responsibilities

  • Analyze plant metrics across a variety of renewable platforms to find anomalies and improve plant performance.
  • Increase asset optimization and plant profitability within engineering design parameters, in conformance with approved procedures and permits.
  • Communicate regularly with director of engineering and other personnel to ensure satisfaction of internal/external customer requirements.
  • Provide technical support to plant operations as may be required for project infrastructure, facilities, and systems.
  • Participate in or lead business unit improvement initiatives.
  • Manage and provide oversight of external professionals who provide technical expertise and project support through design, construction, and operations.
  • Oversee quality aspects of engineering and construction, including ensuring compliance with design standards and accuracy of final documentation and test data.
  • Provide technical support to plant operations as may be required for project infrastructure, facilities, and systems.
  • Ensure all relevant internal controls are followed and develops new controls as needed.
  • Perform root cause analysis and presenting findings to cross-functional teams, including management.
  • Assist team with NERC compliance requirements as determined.
Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a specific engineering discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum 5 years in project operations, engineering and/or construction.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a broad range of renewable or other power generation development, design, permitting, construction or operations.
  • Working knowledge of consulting services and operations contracts.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and communicate effectively across all levels of the organization.
  • Strong electronic troubleshooting skills and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to understand technical documentation related to renewable energy projects such as local codes and regulations, civil and electrical drawings, or other specifications.
  • Proficiency using personal computer tools such as MS Office, Word, Excel, NetSuite, MS Project, Visio, AutoCAD, analytic systems, and other database managements systems.
  • Ability & Willingness to travel and assist plants with technical support/troubleshooting. Travel expectation anywhere from 50-70% but will vary depending on operational need and restrictions in place due to Covid 19 and operational needs.

Preference may be given to candidates with the following:

  • Professional Engineer (PE) Registration
  • Advanced degrees in Engineering or Business
  • High Voltage Experience
  • Experience with electrical system analytics/SCADA/Relays/Advanced Analytic systems
  • Proficiency in PSSE, PSLF, PSCAD, ETAP and/or Easy Power
  • Experience with Statistical analysis and Interpretation
  • NERC Compliance experience
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