Engineer III - Energy Storage

Posted 28 November 2023
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & Infrastructure
Contact NameHannah Glasheen

Job description

​The Engineer III – Energy Storage Engineering is responsible for engineering and technical support for all phases of the project, including project development, proposals, contracting, design, construction, and operations phases of utility-scale energy storage projects.


  • Provides technical support for project development, proposals, and projects under construction, including high level electrical design, system physical layouts, balance of system and equipment specification and creating CAD drawings.

  • Leads support from storage engineering on assigned projects and initiatives.

  • Completes most tasks with limited supervision using defined templates and processes.

  • Coordinates project execution tasks, including owner interface.

  • Contributes to standard process, procedure and template development.

  • Reviews engineering deliverables.

  • Provides input to contract exhibits.

  • Holds responsibility for identifying and communicating project risks.

  • Performs calculations to demonstrate system sizing and performance capabilities using defined processes and templates.

  • Reviews request for proposal documents and project technical specifications to understand project requirements.

  • Evaluates project requirements to inform system design, equipment requirements, cost estimating, project risk, site feasibility, and operational requirements.

  • Develops specifications for purchase of battery energy storage equipment using standardized forms.

  • Completes battery energy storage system design and design optimization using standardized processes and tools.

  • Produces and document battery energy storage system configurations based on project requirements.

  • Generates system design quantities to support estimating.

  • Generates system design drawings, including facility layouts, equipment arrangements, system architecture, etc.

  • Leads technical interface with equipment suppliers and communicates project requirements through standardized request forms.

  • Collaborates with internal engineering and communicates project requirements through standardized request forms.

  • Communicates design information to construction management, development, estimating, and engineering teams.

  • Interfaces with design managers, electrical engineers, civil engineers, SCADA engineers, and CAD designers for guidance on preliminary designs and deliverables

  • Reviews equipment/technologies over a broad range of technical disciplines including batteries, HVAC systems, fire safety systems, electrical infrastructure, balance of systems equipment, and non-battery energy storage technologies.


  • Bachelor’s degree Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, or Systems engineering, or equivalent is required.

  • Master’s degree in electrical, mechanical, Chemical, or Systems engineering or equivalent is preferred.

  • 4+ years of relevant experience is required.

  • A valid driver's license is required.

  • Ability to travel 5-15%.

  • Advanced level experience/knowledge in:

  1. Utility-scale power/energy systems o Writing specifications o Battery system design

  • Intermediate level experience/knowledge in:

  1. Electrical system design o Microsoft Excel

  2. Electrical, civil and structural design

  3. Construction practices and methods

  4. Project execution, budgeting, and schedule

  5. Safety evaluation

  • Basic level experience/knowledge in:

  1. Control systems

  2. Utility photovoltaic system design

  3. Operations and maintenance

  4. Root cause analysis

  • Oral and written skills to include:

  1. Technical writing

  2. Ability to communicate issues to peers and people leaders

  3. Clear and concise writing

  4. Lead meetings

  5. Present design details through meetings, presentations, and design documentation.

  • Ability to perform accurate and rigorous engineering evaluation and calculation to support projects.

  • Effectively use logic, data, problem-solving tools, and analysis to understand and develop solutions.

  • Ability to work independently and maintain a schedule for key deliverables.

  • Strong interpersonal and team skills

  • General understanding of equipment/technologies over a broad range of technical disciplines, including batteries, inverters, HVAC systems, fire/life safety systems, electrical infrastructure, balance of systems equipment, solar PV, and non-battery energy storage technologies.

  • Functional competencies include attention to detail, collaboration, accountability, prioritization, and customer focus.