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Reporting to the NPM Team Leader the BOP Engineer will provide the safe management, maintenance, and repair of energy storage, high voltage and Balance of Plant components.
As local lead working closely with TL, play active role to drive operation and maintenance to: a) 138 kv grid interconnection, b) Support the eight 3.5 MW wind turbines, c) Manage and negotiate maintenance contracts
Responsible for all high voltage activities 13.8 kv, 34.5 kv and 138 kv (Vacuum Circuit Breakers & GSU)
Troubleshoot and repair of electrical components – Switch gear, Transformers, Protection Relays, and Breakers.
Safe and proper use of electrical testing equipment.
Manage and coordinate the work of multiple contractors and suppliers.
Effectively schedule electrical work activities and outage coordination.
Monitor, maintain, and troubleshoot the battery energy storage system.
Train personnel in the use of proper PPE and methods of safely operating equipment.
Responsible for predictive, preventive and corrective electrical maintenance activities.
Maintain accurate records and files.
Ensure high-voltage tools, equipment and parts are available or in stock to perform work.
Maintain good/working relationships with investors and key points of contact
High school diploma with an associate degree in electrical engineering; or
High Voltage Electrical maintenance experience.
Must maintain a valid State driver's license.
Experience in Wind Generation a plus
Must have thorough knowledge of NFPA 70E requirements regarding arc flash analyses.
Experience in maintaining Over-head and Under-ground electrical infrastructure. Underground Collection Systems
Proven ability to read and understand various single line, 3 line, electrical and instrumentation diagrams and drawings.
Demonstrated ability to create a safe work environment.
Strong Safety Oriented and committed to the AES Values and Culture.
Familiar with a proactive approach to Maintenance Management (CMMS) and knowledgeable in Best Practices specific to predictive and preventative maintenance, Root Cause Analysis (RCA), and condition-based monitoring techniques.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
Must be results oriented, self-motivated, and able to work with limited direct supervision.
Ability to work outside in inclement weather conditions.
Willing to work extra and/or irregular hours and/or a shift schedule.
Responds to or assists with emergency situations. This includes being available on a 24-hour basis as necessary.
Demonstrates effective oral and written communication skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Power Point, & Excel)
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