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Senior Controls Engineer - (Wind & Solar Developer)

Houston, TX 77002
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About the Company:

An independent, fully integrated energy company that develops, constructs, owns and operates renewable energy projects and transmission assets across North America and parts of Latin America. The primary focus is on wind and transmission, with limited investments in solar and thermal.

About the Position:

Hiring for a Controls Engineer, responsible for providing support and direction for the company's power generation facilities. Specifically this requires detailed understanding of key control elements to include wind and solar generators, SCADA systems and substation protection and controls such as voltage regulators. The Controls Engineer will be responsible for understanding how these components function and optimize their controls to reduce losses and ensure compliance with obligations.  The Controls Engineer will also utilize basic engineering concepts and accumulated knowledge to efficiently diagnose and manage controls related issues to continuously improve the facilities.


Bachelors degree in Controls, Electrical, Systems or similar Engineering degree is required as a minimum.  Masters degree preferred. 

5 years or more experience as controls engineer in wind, power generation or related industry. 

Wind Industry experience HIGHLY preferred but not required.

Must be able to climb a modern wind turbine without a lift or climb assist.

Ability to travel frequently (Up to 20% travel).

Ability to perform and review advanced mathematical calculations and control algorithms.

Ability to read and understand plans, specifications, drawings, and documents relating to engineering and construction, including one-line diagrams, three-line diagrams, and wiring diagrams.

Ability to work around energized equipment under proper lock-out, tag-out, and other safety procedures.

Ability to write simple yet thorough test plans and coordinate through execution by anticipating potential problems and implementing required controls.


                Posted: 2021-06-04 Expires: 2021-07-12

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                Senior Controls Engineer - (Wind & Solar Developer)

                Kimmel & Associates
                Houston, TX 77002

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