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Field Engineer/Technical Advisor


This is a Full-time position in Tualatin, OR posted March 31, 2021.

nnEver want to ride a rocket ship?

Ever want to do hard work that will make a REAL difference in the world?

Do you want to solve some of the most difficult problems with a team of exceptional players at a company that does not believe in impossible?nn nn nn nnPowin Energy Corporation is a leading producer of a utility scale modular battery energy storage system (complete with a patented, advanced, cloud-based monitoring/control system).

That means we build power plants out of batteries that put coal and gas generators out of business and enable sustainable viability for renewable energy sources like solar and wind.

Powin is, and will continue to be, one of a handful of companies that will provide the equipment necessary to make this happen.

Powin has distinct competitive advantages: cost-effectiveness; reliability; scalability; ease of deployment; and operational sophistication.

Every day we work to ensure that we maintain these competitive advantages and our position as a global leader in providing turnkey, battery energy storage solutions for utility-scale, commercial and industrial, and microgrid applications.nn nn nn nnPowin is currently increasing its Operations Division staff.

The Field Engineer position plays a key role in Powin’s organization and is critical to operational success.

The ideal Field Engineer candidate is a talented individual with a desire to explore uncharted territory and take on the challenge of building the next energy infrastructure.

The candidate who will flourish in this role will be: a quick learner; comfortable with multi-tasking; and detail-oriented.

Most importantly the candidate will understand the importance of getting the job done right the first time.nn nn nn nn JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: nn Track onsite system issues and work closely with the engineering and QC team to achieve resolution prior to commissioning Provide technical support and onsite training to construction contractors for system installation Work with PCS, meter and other equipment providers on equipment commissioning Perform PE DC battery examinations/inspections, identify issues and errors, and run final commissioning Work with the system operations team to fix issues or address potential issues Provide system training to service contractors Complete periodic system inspection and maintenance or assist service contractors with the same Assist with spare parts inventory management Assist with planning and managing site logistics Assist with preparation and managing of operational schedules, including detailed commissioning schedules, and ensure all milestone activities take place on or ahead of schedule Attend and actively participate in project meetings, including contractor and subcontractor meetings Prioritize safety, lead safety meetings, analyze job hazards, and provide prompt resolution of hazards nn nn nn QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS: nn Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Electrical Engineering or a related field preferred Experience with creating and maintaining project schedules related to electrical construction Ability to use electrical test equipment such as DMM, meggers, and multi-process calibration equipment Working knowledge of and experience operating under OSHA 1910.269, NFPA 70E, and 70B Ability to read electrical and/or mechanical drawings and specifications and understand terms and conditions of Project Contracts, Subcontracts, and Purchase Orders Strong computer skills and experience with MS Office software (including Word, Excel, Outlook, Project, Power Point), Jira, Confluence, and other collaboration and project management tools Experience with Linux and Putty (should be able to configure Linux based computers and use command line and Linux based text editors) Agility with learning new software Demonstrated ability to build positive partnerships and work collaboratively with members of a project team, contractors and subcontractors Excellent verbal and written communication, time management and organizational skills Wind turbine, solar, or battery storage installation experience preferred Startup experience is a plus Travel to customer locations is required nn nn nn PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: nn nnThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to: sit; use hands and fingers to feel; reach with hands and arms; speak; and hear.

The employee is frequently required to: stand; walk; balance; and stoop, kneel, or crouch.

The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

The job requires excellent vision (close, distance, color, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus).nn nn nn nn n nn nn nn nn nn

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