Tag Archives: Solar

Sr Project Financials Manager – Utility/Renewables

MBA, CPM. A value-add professional, managing a variety of billion $ projects to bring organizations to high profitability through transformation and optimization. Skills in infrastructure development, operations, corporate finance, and supply chain management. Involves capital investments, high level negotiations, budgets and forecasting, and financial reporting. Has managed large wind farm and solar projects and has extensive experience with power transmission and distribution. SAP & ERP expert and strong in various software applications. 10 Years. 115K. 06102015.

Product Marketing Manager – Components

BS-Biz/Ops. Has deep product knowledge for product positioning, creating new markets involving various sourced components such as capacitors, wiring harnesses and PCBs. Performs negotiations, internal/external training, and interacts in an engineering applications fashion with high level customers. Collaborates with design staff and sales channels and monitors competitors. Products apply to renewable energy, power supplies/UPS, motors, HVAC, aerospace and more. 85K. 06102015.5

VP of Engineering – Solar Micro Inverters

Ph.D-EE. Manages global engineering teams on product development for micro and other inverters, from proof of concept to end-of-life/sustaining. Includes component level (magnetics, ASIC devices, capacitors), global supply chain development, cost reductions. Provides engineering training, and is key customer support for requirements definition and more. Works with next-generation grid-tied solar farm projects feasibility. Strong cross-functional team leader. Manages product trials. Uses Medici, Cadence, PSpice, PSCAD, ETAP. 15 Years. 145K. 06042015.7

Sr Power Electronics Design Engineer

MSEE. Power electronics design and test leader working with motor drives, electrical control panels, various topologies converters (DC/DC, AC/DC, DC/AC), inverters, battery test systems & chargers, magnetics, filters, gate drive circuitry. Strong in oil & gas industry (plus rig energy efficiency/storage) and renewable energy. Has quality focus and performs customer & product support. Uses AutoCAD, MATLAB, Cadence, Xilinx, LabView, Altium, Visio, IQS, 90K. 06032015.3

Consulting Engineer – Facilities/Critical Power

MSEE. Consults to utilities, large facilities, critical power/data centers, wind, solar, wave and tidal power and oil & gas industries. Performs power transmission and systems planning, plant expansions, PFC, transient modeling, simulation, arc flash/short circuit studies, software development, bid process. Specializes in harmonics and power quality. Works with motors, compressors, P&C, and gas/steam turbine generators. IEEE, PE. Uses MATLAB, Simulink, PSPice, MathCAD, Visual C, EMTP, EasyPower, CymeHarmo. Excellent consultant or direct hire. 95K. 06012015.9

Corporate Vice President, VP-Business Development

MSEE. Executive level leader, bringing top technical engineering skills to drive sales, business development, engineering management, and operations for multi-billion $, utility-scale power projects for solar/renewable energy, power distribution/transmission, and substation automation. Responsible for P&L, domestic/international strategic alliances development, and creation of business, sales, project and engineering units to support resulting growth. Excels in customer management and startup environments. Contact us for more details! 05292015.7

Controls Engineer – Renewable Energy / Energy Storage

MSEE. Works with PLC integration, power monitoring and protection, medium/low voltage switchgear, various power distribution equipment, algorithm development, plus energy storage. Applies to marine, military, utility, wind/solar, oil & gas production facilities, power plants and refineries, and commercial/industrial users. Performs onsite commissioning, technical support. Uses AutoCAD, SmartPlant, MATLAB, LabVIEW, Codewarrior, C. Multilingual. 85K. 05202015.01

Sr Transformer Design Engineer / Oil-Filled

BSEE. Liquid-filled, medium power, large transformer design engineer to 10MVA, with expertise in design improvements as to wound/stack core construction, components (fins, etc) re-design, and specialty in innovative 3 & 4-winding transformer design for wind/solar. Works to ANSI, CSA standards, and ease of manufacturability. Strong test application developer, production line problem resolution. Has excellent electromechanical background (drilling, plating), variable frequency drives, power electronics, PCB manufacturing. 10 Years. 75K. 05192015.5

Production Manager / Operations

BSEE-ME/Honors. Highly technical production and operations manager for power electronics; UPS/data center solutions; electrical utility panels, switches, and transformers, and photovoltaic/solar equipment – often new product introductions. Provides technical training, process change, warranty resolution, resource realignments, overtime and overhead cost reduction. Strong marketing/sales and applications participation. Technical go-to for UL and NEC standards. Six Sigma, Lean principles. Uses AutoDesk, AutoCAD, Inventor, Project Scheduler, MAPICS, AS/400. Would welcome bringing talents to sales position. 05182015.7

Sr Software/Systems Field Engineer – Renewables

MSME/BSEE. Strong software development, simulation, validation, and systems engineering talent for wind/solar markets working with SCADA automation and substation / transmission line layout. Extensive domestic/international field work with upgrades, modifications, farm management systems, and testing. Provides equipment mechanical/electrical support, turbine optimization, root cause analysis and prototype commissioning. Background in harsh environment data acquisition, wireless telecom embedded software. Uses Wind/SolarSCADA software, WindPro2, MATLAB, Simulink, SQL, CanBUS, C. >15 Years. 100K. 05142015.01

Sr R&D Electrical and Power Electronics Engineer

BSEE. Varied technical design background: Power conversion, motor control systems, next-generation solar inverters, propulsion drives, rotating machinery, analog power systems and hybrid marine/shipboard systems applications. Develops drive control algorithms and is often onsite installation and integration technical lead. Background in utility voltage regulation and control, and PFC. Designs to varied standards (NEC, UL, IEEE etc). Uses VxWorks, MATLAB. 15 Years. 05112015.5

General Manager/VP Sales & Marketing, Solar Inverters

MBA, BSME. Strong executive leader in 15/18kW 3 phase string solar inverter manufacturing. Multi-tasker with global/strategic account management, business development, customer support/relationships, marketing/presentations, negotiations and design wins, product management, product launches and licensing, and design team leadership. Negotiates 3rd party S/W agreements, secures interconnection with national utilities, executes UL certifications, marketing campaigns and branding. Has power electronics (drives), opto-electronics and embedded S/W background. Multilingual. Contact us for more details! 05082015.8

Western Regional Transmission Planning Engineer

MSEE. High level grid transmission planning engineer for western US region, providing technical support for interconnection and power purchase agreements for utilities and power plants, solar and wind generation organizations. Assists portfolio managers with key analysis for resulting investment decisions. Provides process efficiency to decrease day-to-day response times. Strong economical modeling applying to congestion revenue rights, plus reliability and NERC compliance studies. 10 Years. 120K. 05082015.2

R&D Electrical Engineer-Micro/SmartGrid Systems

Ph.D-EE. A well-studied electrical scientist and applied research engineer for high voltage power distribution/SmartGrid, with experience in system security and economics. Well organized for automation, optimization, re-structuring, analysis, monitoring and voltage controls, and data analytics. Applies to utility, solar and electric vehicles business. Multiple publications, awards, and strong industry participant. MATLAB, C, Python, PSCAD, WindMil, CYME, MilSoft, SAS. Thrives in innovative environments. 10 Years. 70K. 05062015.01

Sr Embedded Software Engineer – Inverter Controls

BSCS. Strong embedded software inverter controls lead engineer working with variety of related protocols, software and devices for products and design tools: CAN communications and TCP/IP stacks/data collection, I/O board modules, analog controllers, DSP, USB debug interfaces, EEPROM interfaces, synchronization schemes, event logging modules, plus algorithms (router, boost, etc). Industries: Solar/renewables-utility, automation, defense power, telecommunications. Uses C, Assembly, Unix, Linux, uCOS, CVS, GNU, Coldfire, ARM, Ethernet, SCADA. 120K.

Electrical Design and Test Engineer – Transformers

MSEE. Engineering design professional working with dry and oil-filled transformers, controls, transducers, monitoring equipment, breakers and fiber optics for solar and wind grid applications. Performs huge variety of testing methods, customer technical support, failure analysis, troubleshooting, calibration, and generates diagrams and test documentation. Works to IEEE/ANSI, CSA, NEMA and NEC standards. Strong quality focus. ETAP, PS CAD. 5 Years. 75K. 04232015.01

Executive VP/Consultant – Utility-Scale Solar Installations

Executive vice president and potential startup CEO for large, utility-scale solar farms development for utilities, military and large organizations requiring high voltage interconnectivity, substations and renewable power. Fully responsible for complex projects/contracts from concept to closeout, including: Risk and liability analysis; litigation management; commissioning, test, and engineering design/layout management; subcontractor selection/supervision. Strong business development and branding skillsets. Extensive industry contacts rolodex. Multiple industry honors, awards. Contact us for more details! 04142015.4

Systems Engineering / Embedded Firmware Architect

MSEE. Strong engineering leader for development, design, test and validation of analog and digital based systems.

  • Utility, SmartGrid, renewable energy, energy storage and automotive, and EV
  • Systems: Power monitoring, processors, power plant failure detection, plus firmware such as fuel cells, flywheels, batteries and thermal-related
  • Develops complex algorithms and routinely works with FPGA, DSP and ARM

Has background with infrared, radar, RF/antennas, motor controls. PSpice, Viewlogic, Saber, MATLAB, Orcad, Simulink, CAD series, C, Assembly. Awards, patents and publications. 125K. 04092015.3

Global Business Development Manager – Utility/Renewable Energy

MBA, BSME, PE. Global business developer for utility, renewable energy (solar, wind, hydro), data centers, oil and gas and refinery/industrial markets, primarily working with >100MVA transformers, power switching/protection, turbines and custom energy storage solutions and field services. Brings cross-functional teams and strategic partners/alliances together for common target goals, captures high $ multi-year service contracts, and manages large sales and marketing groups. Builds strong corporate image, using webinars, etc. 170K. 03302015.2

Director, Global Field Service Operations

MBA. Full P&L and operational responsibility for O&M and commissioning field service, contracts and staff for solar farms and critical power plants within North/South America territories. Oversees technical support and repair centers and converts customer support cost principles to profitability/revenue opportunities. Plant operations includes production, manufacturing engineering, testing/quality, and supply chain management. Strong focus on profit and cost reduction. Has NPI/power electronics manufacturing background. Quality and Industrial Engineering degreed. Bilingual. 150K. 03272015.3

Principal Design Engineer-Power Electronics/LED Lighting

MSEE. Specializes in LED driver design and is engineering leader for various power electronics, including AC/DC & DC/DC converters (virtually all topologies), solar inverters, rectifiers, power supplies, and various power and display modules. Drives design from concept to PCB board to final test, regulatory compliance and production. Provides design process improvement and team mentoring. Brings value-add talents such as embedded software/microcontrollers, DSP, FPGA. MathCAD, MATLAB, Simulink, Simplis, Allegro, PSpice, C, Verilog, Assembly. 150K. 03232015.3

Mechanical Systems Test Lab Engineer – Satellites, Solar

BSME. A consummate satellite and solar systems test engineer in laboratory environment, working with solar mounting, PV and hydraulic systems, transducers.

  • Vast array of product tests: Environmental conditioning, bonding path resistance, mechanical loading, destructive testing (stress/strain, corrosion, friction, wear, rigidity, fire -UL).
  • Generates test setups, reports, including for new product concepts and maintains/calibrates equipment, and programs heat/humidity chambers.
  • Special skill: Coordinated and won Sat Level 4 Test Facility UL 2703 certification, and generated literally all technical documentation necessary. Developed test documentation control system.

Uses AutoCAD, DraftSight, SolidWorks, COSMOS, MATLAB, LabVIEW, Scilab. 5 Years. 70K. 03172015.8

Electrical Design Engineer – UPS

MSEE. Designs 3 phase UPS and power modules, working in collaboration with local & overseas teams for new product development for hybrid power and energy storage solutions. Generates specifications, manages schedule and resources, evaluates harmonic distortion, magnetic sensitivity, temperature prediction and other factors. Has strong academic background in wind/solar renewable energy design and analysis, such as converters, flyback transformers, and algorithm development. C, SQL, MATLAB, Simulink, Plecs, MathCAD, Verilog, PSpice. <5 Years. 100K. 03172015.5

Sustaining/Compliance DVT Engineer, PV Inverters

MSEE. In-depth experience in sustaining, reliability and regulatory compliance engineering for utility-scale solar photovoltaic inverters.

  • Product certification compliance to global standards: CE, UL, VDE, CSA, TUV, CQC, IEC, NEMA, IEEE, FCC.
  • Regulatory industry monitoring and research for NPI.
  • Design verification, qualification, risk analysis and environmental/reliability testing with station setups, experimental testing.
  • Expert with all testing, analysis and troubleshooting tools and skillsets.
  • Manufacturing and factory support; component engineering.

75K. 03112015.4

Regional Sales Manager – UPS / Flywheel

Concentrated direct and managerial sales with UPS/flywheel, switchgear, power distribution units and battery management systems for large territories. Captures very large accounts within solar, aerospace, medical, and federal/GSA sectors, among others. Excels at sales channel development / training for resulting revenue growth. Develops end user programs and has extensive marketing talent. History of growing revenue exponentially to 7 figures. 120K. 03062015.2

Controls Engineer, Solar Inverters

Ph.D-EE. Designs control algorithms for grid-tied solar inverters/microinverters, hardware and software applying to Smart photovoltaic string combiners, and DSP-based current monitoring systems. Has DSP embedded design experience. Performs simulation, modeling, component selection, thermal analysis and power efficiency calculations. Uses Altium, MATLAB, Simulink, PLECS, PSCAD, Spice series, MathCAD, Protel, and C, Code Composer Studio. Extensive publications. <10 Years. 95K. 03032015.3

Embedded Firmware / Power Conversion Engineer

MSEE/<15 Years. A dual talent engineering professional, providing embedded firmware development and power electronics design for solar and utility power generation. Has developed function architecture for entire PV monitoring system.

  • Works with photovoltaic, magnetics, converters (various topologies, ZVS, ZCS), inverters, gate drivers (IGBT, MOSFET), switchmode and more.
  • Embedded firmware, controls and devices involve 12C/SPI/USB communication interfaces, algorithm, DSP, FPGA/PCB layout.
  • Performs high level analysis (stress, reliability prediction, thermal); troubleshooting (also EMI/EMC); simulation; modeling; proves out UL/FCC testing.

Uses PSIM, SIMetrix, VHDL, Altium, Simulink, MATLAB, C. HazMat Certs. 120K. 02252015.01

Electrical EMC/Regulatory Specialist & Project Manager

Ph.D-EE/>20 Years. A multi-talented professional with extensive engineering design management and full responsibility for EMC mitigation. Leads special projects for highly innovative electrical grid products such as solar inverters with various embedded topologies for as-needed applications. Works with magnetic components, and various other high voltage electrical subsystems for utilities, solar and fuel cell power plants. Owns product EMC/EMI and noise mitigation program to ensure signal integrity, quality and resulting cost reductions. Reviews all mechanical, electrical and filter designs, tests and corrects product designs for regulatory compliance, and “walks” products through FCC/EMC certification. Has designed and built on-site EMC test laboratory. Has RF background and software development expertise. Multiple publications. 85-95K. 02242015.4

Mechanical Engineer – Magnetic Bearings, Rotordynamics, Turbomachinery

MSME (Top Tier Univ)/>5 Years. Creates concepts for energy storage flywheel and rotor product design with concentration on performance improvement and cost reduction. Design activities involve complex analysis and studies: Stress, root cause and failure, thermal, rotordynamics and magnetics. Performs magnetic bearing characterization, rotor trip balancing, bearing controller firmware logic changes and verification testing. Provides production and field support for various troubleshooting (vacuum, bearing, vibration). Has a specialized background in fluid mechanics for high end MRI (medical) and dynamic systems simulation applications involving extreme ultra violet. 90-100K. 02192015.3

Sr. Engineer and Power T&D and Renewable Energy Analyst

MSEE, P.E. Cert/>20 Years. Provide utility transmission, distribution (Smart/MicroGrid) and renewable energy array (wind, solar PV) planning, from concept, as technical lead and project manager. A vast amount of complex analysis experience for technical evaluation studies: Optimization, risk management (financial/regulatory), cost modeling algorithms, impact, transfer contingencies, voltage stability, interconnection, steady state/dynamic, ampacity, EMF/arc flash, harmonics, to name only a few. Provides resultant recommendations with reliability focus. Specifies equipment sizing on upgrades. Provides leading-edge research directly applicable to today’s requirements, plus necessary internal/external training. Applies all efforts to NERC, IEEE and others. Uses PSCAD, PSLF, PSS/E, SYME, SynerGEE, PJM, PEPCO, EMTP. Has multiple publications. 110-130K. 02192015.01

Power Transmission Planning Analyst/Engineer – Contract

MSEE/<15 Years. A seasoned contract engineer, performing complex operability, reliability, and usage studies/calculations and recommendations. Applies to: Substation CT saturation, infrastructure analysis for reinforcement, interconnection stability, load pocket, congestion patterns, cable ampacity, ferro-resonance, equipment performance (sizing, grounding, short circuit, load flow, power compensation and transfer), and thermal assessments. Performs large-scale simulations, develops mitigation plans for critical/long term outages, wind farm/solar full grid modeling, and voltage flicker mathematical models. Has studied effects of reactive source substation removals. Assists in FERC 754/715, NERC NUC-001 compliance. Brings marketing talent involving proposal win strategies, external events liaison. Uses MUST, Aspen, SKM, ETAP, GE MAPS and more. Contract or direct hire. 100K. 02172015.3

Director of Engineering and NPI/MicroGrid, SmartGrid, Power Systems

MSME/>20 Years. A dual talented executive engineering leader in both applications design staff management/NPI and quality principles for power electronic and grid systems, involving micro grids, solar, battery/energy storage, gas/steam turbines, power generation systems, controls and more for power generation at customer sites. Develops and releases significant quantity of new product introductions (patentable) for 9 figure sales revenue increases annually, generates high volume technical proposals for upgrade options with high win rate, improves product costing through redesign/simplification, executes business development joint ventures/acquisitions and develops NPI engineering teams for same, significantly improves warranty rates through various quality methods, and implements high impact design process improvements. Lean, Agile, Six Sigma Black Belt. Multiple patents, awards, formal recognition. Contact us for more details! 02162015.2

Solar and Energy Storage Design and Applications Engineer

BSCS/<15 Years. Comprehensive experience working with utility scale solar electric projects, energy storage/on-off grid battery systems, photovoltaic systems, power electronics architecture and total package power/storage solutions (with communication systems, lighting control, power distribution) for utility and municipal sectors. Is primary technical liaison and applications engineer, working with various customer, municipal and regulatory representatives on early concepts, conducts presentations and oversees complete and seamless field installations on a project management level. Provides system performance optimization and high level technical support. Has pushed 1000Vdc and ungrounded systems through UL and other standards organizations for certification wins. 120-130K. 02122015.6

Global Marketing Director – Renewable Energy / Power T and D

>20 Years. An executive level marketing professional involved with renewable / green energy such as utility-scale/hybrid wind and solar turbines; power transmission (SmartGrid), distribution, generation products/services; and, water desalinization projects. Specializes in developing untapped and emerging global B2B markets (demand creation) in support of business development with export coordination; implements branding, authors marketing presentations and performs media outreach (including translation accuracy responsibilities) to foster global sales; represents customer “voice”; organizes high level governmental / industry affairs and press conferences while generating related supporting materials and communications; and, if corporate representative at all external industry events. Previous Secret security clearance. Uses Six Sigma principles, CECOR, VOC, Net Promoter Score. Contact us for more details! 02042015.3

UPS / Power Systems Sales and Marketing Manager

BSEE/>20 Years. Sells and markets UPS systems, batteries, chargers, generators, cooling / monitoring systems, surge protection equipment, fuel cells and lighting for solar, wind, utilities / grid, photovoltaic, avionics and commercial applications. Solutions are often turn-key and multi-year contracts. Develops, pursues and trains all sales channels. Seeks out product solution partnerships and has substantial marketing talents. FAA interaction. Brings background in DC power for telecommunications / wireless telephony. 65-75K. 01302015.6

Solar/Components Sales and Business Development Manager

BS-Aero Engrg/10 Years. A sales revenue developer and marketer for solar / alternative energy and industrial sectors involving DC/AC, DC connectors, cables and modules. Connector types include PST, balance-of-system, circular plastic and high voltage DC. Generates specialized sales plans, and has achieved start-up sales to $1.5M. Has helped developed innovative arc fault detection solutions, residential combiner and junction boxes, and environmentally rugged installation labels.  100-110K. 01302015.2

Sr. Substations / Instrumentation and Controls Engineer

BSEE/20 Years. Provides instrumentation and controls, fuel handling and other systems design engineering for nuclear power plants. Also designs, installs, and tests electrical power systems, 40MVA substations and 600V E-Houses for utility, solar farms and petrochemical industry with expertise in complex studies (short circuit, load flow, arc flash, mitigation), concept development, design layouts, and photovoltaic analysis. Experience includes DCN projects including generating specifications, drawings, test procedures development, equipment selection, site inspection and commissioning. Applies regulatory standards knowledge. Uses AutoCAD, CRC-COV, ETAP, SKM, Easypower. Extensive publications. 90-100K. 01292015.4

Power Supply Regional Sales and Marketing Manager

BSET, AASAET/>20 Years. A technical sales professional, business developer and tenacious/organized team player for standard and custom AC/DC, DC/DC products for military, medical and commercial industries. Also has a background with electric vehicle manufacturers, solar inverters and instrumentation. Has direct sales experience, develops customer relationships and effectively manages manufacturer reps. Has history of revenue growth (i.e., from $8M/year to $40M/year) and brings strong marketing expertise in the development of company literature and conducting presentations. 80K. 01292015.2

Thermal/Power Generation Sales Manager

MBA/>20 Years. Generates multi million $ revenue for UPS systems, steam / gas turbines, and power generation systems and services, including condensers, water heaters, heat exchangers, and waste heat boilers for oil/gas refining, petrochemical and solar industries to utility scale. Performs direct domestic and international sales, plus sales force and outside channel management, ensures customer deliverables satisfaction and is ultimately responsible for business development. Conducts technical presentations and has substantial customer liaison role experience. Also has a comprehensive background in gas turbine power generation and UPS systems for various types of end users. Has expertise in power architecture design, project management, long term service agreements and new product market development. 130-140K. 01262015.2

Process Engineer – Solar Cells

Ph.D. Physics/5 Years. Proficient in semiconductor nano-fab research and process engineering involving anti-reflective glass, transparent metal mesh electrodes NanoWeb, photonic crystal solar cells. Provides process operations, project management, lab startup, experimental design and staff training/supervision. Specifics include wet/dry lithography; dry etching with alumina, Si, Sio, polymer; corona discharge; ATM plasma/treatment; metal evaporation (liftoff, sputter, CVD, PECVD, laser deposition); and, has advanced metrology characterization expertise. Prolific contributor toward patent awards and publications, plus conducts technical presentations. 100K. 01232015.4