Civil Engineer

Title: Civil Engineer
Department: Engineering & Construction
Reports to: VP, Engineering and Construction
Direct Reports: 0
Date Posted: April 21st, 2022
Location: Houston, TX or Albany, NY
Travel: 20%

POSITION PURPOSE

Key Capture Energy is seeking a Civil Engineer that will be responsible for all Civil technical work for standalone Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) and hybrid solar plus storage projects across the U.S. The ideal candidate should be knowledgeable in a broad range of civil engineering software and studies, have experience in the energy sector, and be able to work collaboratively with a diverse team.   

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Prepare various scopes of work for Development and Construction: layout drawings, technical specifications for procurement.
  2. Initiate, review, and approve the work of consultants on BESS projects – Project layouts, 30/60/90/IFC, commissioning.
  3. Develop, review, and oversee all Civil engineering of standalone energy storage and hybrid solar plus storage projects.
  4. Write reports for internal and external stakeholders for review of study results.
  5. Maintain knowledge of applicable codes & standards and certifications in the renewables industry. Keep organization informed on upcoming changes, and how to factor them into our proposals and future BESS Projects and interconnection.
  6. Support working relationship with ISOs/RTOs and utilities as the civil technical liaison for projects.
  7. Estimate, with support from development team, the costs related to Civil work at Project sites.
  8. Ensure the completeness and the correctness of all technical documentation to be provided to any external stakeholder.
  9. Support construction team and contractors during BESS / hybrid system construction.
  10. Maintain knowledge of applicable codes & standards and certifications in the renewables industry. Keep organization informed on upcoming changes, and how to factor them into our proposals and contracts.

WORK EXPERIENCE & REQUIREMENTS:

  1. At least 3 years’ experience civil engineering, substation, and renewable experience a plus.
  2. Proficiency with computer-aided design (CAD) software.
  3. Must be available for domestic travel for meetings and for on-site support.
  4. Excellent organizational and time management abilities.
  5. Ability to multitask effectively.
  6. Should be eager to learn and motivated by creating a more resilient and cleaner grid.
  7. Effective verbal and written communication.

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