Commissioning Engineer, Balance of Plant

June 23, 2023
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What to Expect

A key technical member of a cross-functional team that focuses on deploying stationary storage opportunities with cutting-edge technologies. You will be responsible for ensuring balance of plant equipment is commissioned correctly, as a key member of the team driving project delivery.

The Tesla Energy team is committed, and fast-moving. We are a group of applications, power systems, and project engineers that sit at the center of business development, Tesla technology, and the deployment of stationary storage projects on the grid. As a member of our team, you will help shape the success of our projects in various applications worldwide. You must have a genuine passion for engineering products that will fundamentally change the world's energy infrastructure and must want to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment.

What You'll Do

· Onsite lead for commissioning and acceptance testing of Balance of Plant equipment, including:

o Electrical systems: Switchgear, relay protection, metering, MV/LV transformers, and cables

o Controls/communication networks: Switches, I/O devices, SCADA equipment

o Auxiliary systems: Fire detection, HMI and UPS

· Review failures & provide corrective actions during Commissioning & Startup

· Develop and execute commissioning test plans, including resourcing, logistics, equipment, and scheduling.

· Provide local/remote technical support for troubleshooting during commissioning as needed.

· Collaborate with stakeholders to define and execute testing protocols to achieve commercial operation, based on market rules, local AHJ/utility requirements, and contractual milestones.

· Drive continuous improvement by capturing and sharing issues, review and revise equipment specifications and/or scopes of work to resolve future gaps/issues and improve the customer experience.

· Ensure safe and seamless handoffs to plant operations teams by developing training/handover packages

· Ownership of administrative responsibilities including, service reports, issue logging/tracking, job safety analysis, and quality compliance.

This is a diverse role where knowledge of basic design rules, constructability, permitting, utility requirements, and engineering fundamentals is expected. Expectations include a rock-solid work ethic and a strong team-oriented personality. Members of our team display creativity, passion, and a desire to break new ground in a constantly shifting technology landscape.

What You'll Bring

· Relevant experience as an Electrical Commissioning Technician or Field Engineer

· At least 5 years of professional experience in commissioning or performance testing for large-scale PV, storage, or other energy systems

· Knowledge and experience testing Transformers, and Balance of Plant equipment

· Knowledge and experience with SCADA protocols is a bonus (i.e. DNP3, GOOSE and Modbus)

· Working knowledge of Windows and Linux operating systems, SEL RTAC, Relays and meters, SCADA gateways, managed Ethernet switches, media converters (fiber and serial) and digital Input/output devices is a bonus.

· Excellent communication and documentation skills

· Ability to execute many projects and tasks in parallel, self-directed, highly detail-oriented, organized and flexible

· Ability to travel up to 75% of time, occasionally on short notice

· Demonstrated experience in customer-focused problem solving

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