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Senior Principal Renewable Energy Engineer

Company: Salt River Project
Location: Mesa
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

SRP is one of the largest public power and water utilities in the U.S. providing electricity to approximately one million customers in the greater metropolitan Phoenix area. Since its founding in 1903, SRP has fostered a culture of stewardship and customer service consistently ranking as an industry leader in customer service according to J.D. Power. SRP continues to adapt to its changing business environment by seeking innovative ways to reimagine utility service and the provision of critical resources essential to the life and economy of Arizona.Job BriefRegularly provides engineering services for major organizational programs with full technical responsibility as a project/program leader or in an advanced area of technical specialty, in a technically sound, safe, timely, and cost effective manner to enable SRP to realize its goals and objectives for providing water and energy related services.Job ResponsibilitiesServes as anSRP expert on all technical aspects of Inverter Based Resources (IBR) with an emphasis on Bulk Power System IBRs.Performs as a staff consultant and/or advisor with respect to the integration and Operational Readiness of IBRs.Leads engineering design, analysis, and studies related to the integration and application of IBRs.Participate in technical design and deployment of IBR projects and general guidance on these efforts.Plans and develops the scope, approval, and implementation of major engineering projectsMonitor the market for changes related to intermittent resources, and evaluates those for applicability to SRP, and makes recommendations to management.Administers and reviews work performed by consultants and others.Develop and builds peer utility relationships.Present on technical topics to stakeholders across SRP.Serves on industry committees and task forces as a representative of SRP.Conducts training for general awareness and with end-users.EducationSee additional information.Experience14 years professional experience actively engaged in engineering plus professional recognition.Must have demonstrated the successful accomplishment of work as defined for this position.Authored internal and/or external technical papersAdditional Experience Experience working with IBR at the Bulk Power System level and Distributed Energy Resources. Experience testing and commissioning IBRs including the development and improvement of testing/commissioning plans. Experience developing and modifying Power Purchases Agreements for IBRs. Experience in the IBR application of ancillary services including frequency response, regulation, voltage control, replacement reserves, contingency reserves and black start. Experience in developing dynamic risk based reserve strategies and tools to perform those functions. Experience in the development and implementation of advanced probabilistic solar forecasting tools. Experience in the valuation of IBRs for energy, capacity, ancillary services and other value streams. Experience working with IEEE, EPRI, NERC, FERC, WECC and CAISO with demonstrated success. Experience in the application and integration of IBRs in a structured market such as an ISO or RTO.Additional InformationIf internal, Candidates must attain a Valued Contributor or better rating on their annual performance review for the last three years.Responsible for budgets, schedules, and management of resources for programs and projects of major scope. Demonstrated network of internal and external contacts including customers, outside agencies, and suppliers of significant equipment and services. Occasional travel to suppliers' facilities, industry functions, and SRP facilities. Ability to work effectively with various organizations within SRP. Ability to use engineering tools required for the job. Must have a valid driver's license.Ability to work effectively with SRP executive management.EDUCATIONCompletion of a bachelor's degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited curriculum, an International Engineering Alliance (IEA) recognized institution or ABET Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA).AND1) Additional specialty training (MS Engineering, MBA, or 36 graduate level college semester hours)OR2) Any state or internationally recognized Professional Engineering registration by the International Professional Engineers Agreement. plus additional specialty training (MS Engineering, MBA, or 18 graduate levelcollege semester hours).Certifications or Testing RequiredMust possess the appropriate valid Arizona driver's license.Requisition DetailsRequisition ID:14248Equal Opportunity Employer Statement Salt River Project (SRP) recognizes diversity and inclusion as key drivers of innovation and growth, and seeks to attract a diverse employee base that reflects our community. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status or any other protected status under applicable federal, state or local law. Ultimately, SRP aspires to fully apply the power of diversity and inclusion to build a more equitable and sustainable future for our customers, employees and community.Drug/Alcohol Policy Statement In order to promote the safety and well-being of our employees, customers and the communities we serve, SRP is committed to maintaining a drug/alcohol free work environment. Although marijuana may now be legal in Arizona, except as otherwise specified under Arizona law, SRP considers it to be an illegal drug for the purpose of our drug/alcohol policy because marijuana remains illegal at the federal level. Any candidate found to be impaired during the hiring process or who has the presence of an illegal drug or unauthorized substance in their system during the pre-employment drug/alcohol test may be disqualified from further consideration in the hiring process.All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.Currently, SRP does not sponsor H1B visas.Why Work at SRPSRP's success is rooted in our employees' happiness, health and safety. That's why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of our employees and enhance their well-being. In addition to competitive pay and performance incentives, eligible employees can take advantage of the following benefits: 401(k) plan with employer matching Retirement pension Paid vacation Parental leave Holiday pay Sick leave Medical, vision, dental and life insurance Wellness programs Pre-tax benefits Short and long-term disability plans Tuition assistancePDN-964326be-c5d3-4833-9f06-5afcec33f6e6

Keywords: Salt River Project, Mesa , Senior Principal Renewable Energy Engineer, Education / Teaching , Mesa, Arizona

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