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Senior Project Engineer

Company: Blind Spot Inc
Location: Berkeley
Posted on: September 10, 2023

Job Description:

Are you ready to rise to the challenge of climate change with the team that will deliver?Form Energy is a U.S. technology and manufacturing company that is developing and commercializing pioneering energy storage technologies to enable the electric grid to run on 100% renewable energy, every day of the year. Supported by leading investors such as Breakthrough Energy Ventures, ArcelorMittal, TPG Rise, MIT's The Engine, and others, we share a common belief that low-cost, multi-day energy storage is the key to enable tomorrow's zero carbon electric grid. Driven by our core values of humanity, excellence, and creativity, we are deeply motivated and inspired to create a better world. We need talented, hardworking individuals who share our goal of tackling the challenge of climate change. Do you want to work with us today to build a better tomorrow? Role Description The Project Engineering team within the Commercial Operations group at Form will be instrumental in the deployment, commissioning, and operations of Form's projects and products and will be invaluable in scaling our technology in the market. We are seeking an experienced project engineer to lead the engineering of utility-scale projects utilizing Form's multi-day energy storage product. In this role, you will oversee project engineering from early conceptual design through detailed design and execution. You will take the lead in managing and solving technical challenges related to the design, engineering, procurement, and construction of pilot and commercial scale projects. You will work closely with EPC partners to align plant-level design with product requirements. This is a critical role to ensure the successful execution and deployment of Form's multi-day battery product and its integration with customer systems. The ideal candidate should be comfortable communicating frequently with internal and external stakeholders and shall be capable of working both collaboratively and independently. This position offers an exciting opportunity to join a small growing team at Form to help deploy our first projects and to ramp up our deployments at scale. What You'll Do: Lead design engineering teams and EPC contractors in design development, including site layouts, equipment general arrangements, single-line and three-line diagrams, network architecture drawings, detailed engineering, and perform constructability reviews Develop and own the balance of plant design package, such as site civil/structural design, site mechanical design, site electrical design, and technical support for site safety planning, ensuring compliance with relevant federal, state and local agency codes and regulations Support interconnection and permitting applications and processes, lead engagement with balance of plant equipment providers, and support construction, installation, and commissioning of projects and systems Work closely with Form's systems engineering and product management teams to document product requirements and technical specifications Support project manager from initial planning to deployment, especially with document control, budget oversight, quality control, schedule, contract management and value engineering for budget and schedule optimization Travel to client or project sites up to 30% of the time What You'll Bring: 3 years of experience in renewable energy project engineering or deploymentand a bachelor's degree in civil, structural, mechanical, or electrical engineering Demonstrated track record of executing utility-scale energy storage and/or renewable energy projects from development to operation, including feasibility studies, project planning, preliminary design, detailed design and engineering, permitting, interconnection, troubleshooting, and commissioning Solid understanding of energy storage systems, including power electronics, AC and DC systems, switchgears, transformers, meters, EMS, SCADA, and other balance of plant components Strong knowledge of codes and standards for ESS installation, including NFPA70, NFPA 855, IEEE 1547, IEEE 2800, UL9540, UL9540A Excellent written and oral communication and the ability to coordinate and engage with external stakeholders, including clients, owner's engineers, EPC contractors, independent engineers, and AHJs Resourceful team player capable of collaborating with multiple cross-functional teams, including systems engineering, product management, supply chain, and manufacturing The salary range for this role is $142,970 - $176,255. The range listed is what we reasonably expect to pay for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and may be modified in the future. Actual compensation packages are based on several factors that are unique to each candidate, including but not limited to skill set, depth of experience, certifications, and specific work location. This may be different in other locations due to differences in the cost of labor. LI-DNI Besides joining a community of people working to make the world better, Form Energy commits to you equitable compensation, stock options, and offers a generous benefits package to make sure you have the support you need to thrive. We cover 100% of employee premiums and 80% of dependent premiums for medical, dental, and vision insurance for full time employees. We offer a flexible Paid Time Off program and every employee, regardless of gender identity or expression, is eligible for 12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. A full listing of our benefits is available on our careers page . At Form Energy, we are working toward a 100% renewable energy future for everyone in the world. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our employees and are seeking to build a team that reflects the diversity of the people we hope to serve with our revolutionary products. Form Energy is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Keywords: Blind Spot Inc, Berkeley , Senior Project Engineer, Engineering , Berkeley, California

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