Electrical Engineer II, Operations Engineering
Invenergy
Chicago, IL
Invenergy drives innovation in energy. Powered by decades of entrepreneurial experience and unparalleled execution, we solve the energy challenges facing our customers and communities. We provide power generation and storage solutions at scale around the world to create a cleaner energy future. We develop. We build. We own. We operate. We are Invenergy.

Job Description

Invenergy believes inclusion drives innovation

Diverse teams are better teams. The perspectives and experiences that people from different backgrounds bring to an organization drive better decisions and improve business results. Invenergy employees are inclusive and welcoming of all colleagues of all backgrounds, genders, races, sexual orientations, religions and abilities.

Position Overview
As an Electrical Engineer II you will be responsible for managing the operations of Invenergy’s existing wind, solar, and storage assets. You will monitor and drive continuous operation of the fleet.

Responsibilities

Support operating facilities with electrical troubleshooting, including review of digital fault records, relays, and other operational data for planned and unplanned electrical events.
Primary interface for electrical issues at wind, solar, and battery storage facilities site personnel, contractors, equipment manufacturers & consulting engineers.
Manage substation and balance of plant electrical maintenance program, including NERC-required/NETA-recommended testing and inspections.
Support operating facilities with electrical procedure development.
Review and manage as-built site documentation including electrical drawings, schematics, bill of materials, electrical studies, test reports and relay settings.
Support operating facilities in electrical issues affecting generation technology, including wind turbines, solar panels and battery systems.
Support NERC compliance team with audits, reporting, documentation, and policies for operating facilities.
Support project and construction managers on new project commissioning and turnover for wind, solar, and storage developments.
Lead long-term action items and projects to improve reliability or efficiency of electrical systems.
Manage root cause analyses to identify potential future risks, and drive fleet-wide corrective action plans.
Conduct reviews of various system studies essential to reliability and steady state operations of fleet.various system studies essential to reliability and steady state operations of fleet.
Required Skills

BS in Electrical Engineering.
Knowledge of three-phase power systems, high voltage electrical equipment & relay protection.
Two to five years of experience with HV/MV electrical systems
Strong working knowledge of NESC and ANSI/IEEE standards and codes.
Practical or field experience in electrical substation reliability and maintenance is a plus.
Knowledge of renewable generation systems (wind turbine, solar panels, battery storage) and their controls is a plus.
Computer proficiency in spreadsheet modeling using Microsoft Excel.
Verbal and written communications skills.
Some travel and field work is required.
Must be available for after office hours troubleshooting