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Engineer IV

Charlotte, NC 28214

Posted: 06/14/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 618706 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

  • Design of protection and control philosophies for DER assets including Battery Energy Storage Systems, Photovoltaic Systems, and Microgrid Systems
  • Design of protection and control wiring diagrams for testing in a lab environment
  • Development of wiring diagrams, schematics, and functionality of inverters, relays, UPS systems, and GEMS to assist with the troubleshooting of issues within the site boundary.
  • Performing electrical system studies using ETAP software (short circuit, load flow, time current coordination, and arc flash)
  • Contract development support (e.g., Review RFP documents, proposed DER contracts, revise exhibits, attend bid evaluation meetings, etc.)
  • Creation of documents and procedures related to site testing and commissioning.
  • Responsible for developing in-depth technical design packages of the energy storage, solar, and microgrid design drawings.
  • Work with internal engineering teams to identify opportunities to improve contract documentation, standards development, and the operation of energy storage, solar, and microgrid facilities.
  • Review and facilitate redlines of design drawings supplied by the awarded contractors to validate conformance with Duke Energy standards and requirements.
  • Validate designs conform to industry practices and standards. Note areas that require modifications due to non-conformance and provide recommendations to obtain adherence.
  • Participate in weekly discussions with clients, team leaders, project managers, and internal stakeholders to discuss the milestone progress and supporting information to monitor project progress.
  • Provide technical guidance and responses to the EPC for project development. Technical support shall occur from project initiation through project completion. This includes providing field support to help resolve construction issues.
  • Coordinate and understand impact of the entire project to include scope not awarded to the EPC, (e.g., Telecom design, Control System integration, Customer Delivery design activities, Transmission / Distribution circuit upgrades, etc.)
  • Support DGOC Operators with trouble shooting and analysis of operational activity & metrics. Review GEMS data and help inform operational decisions to improve performance of facilities.
  • Provide engineering support between DEOM and DCCs in all Duke Energy jurisdictions.
  • Support Preventative and Corrective maintenance activities or participate in RCAs as requested.
  • Become proficient with the Greensmith Energy Management System (GEMS) software and be willing to teach/train other potential users.
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