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Invenergy Services Inc. Staff Engineer, Renewable Procurement in Denver, Colorado

Invenergy drives innovation in energy. Powered by decades of entrepreneurial experience and unparalleled execution, we solve the energy challenges facing our customers and communities. We provide power generation and storage solutions at scale around the world to create a cleaner energy future. We develop. We build. We own. We operate. We are Invenergy.

Job Description

Invenergy believes inclusion drives innovation

Diverse teams are better teams. The perspectives and experiences that people from different backgrounds bring to an organization drive better decisions and improved business results. Invenergy employees are inclusive and welcoming of all colleagues of all backgrounds, genders, races, sexual orientations, religions and abilities.

Position Overview

The Staff Engineer, Renewable Procurement will be responsible for assisting in the formation of Invenergy’s Solar and Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) procurement strategies through the technical evaluation of multiple PV Modules and Inverters, Trackers, and BESS technologies. The position will be based in either Denver, Colorado or Chicago, Illinois and will require travel up to 25% of the time. This role reports to the Senior Manager of Renewable Procurement.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform technical due diligence on PV Module, Inverter, Tracker, and BESS technologies to evaluate for implementation in Invenergy’s solar and storage development projects.

  • Coordinate with OEM’s to review Research and Development (R&D) programs

  • Translate OEM technology roadmaps for internal use and modeling exercises.

  • Coordinate with OEM’s, Testing Laboratories, and Independent Engineers to perform performance and extended reliability testing.

  • Review and maintain database of OEM production and Quality Assurance / Quality Control (QA/QC) programs. Provide regular reports to senior management detailing QA/QC and logistics for active projects.

  • Collaborate with engineering procurement, project engineering, project estimating, construction, and operations teams to analyze procurement options and to assist in making equipment supply recommendations that best position Invenergy’s pipeline of solar and energy storage projects.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a physical science or related technical discipline, including but not limited to Physics, Chemistry, Engineering

  • Zero to three years of experience in the renewable energy industry

  • Understanding of supply chains and manufacturing processes

  • Database management skills

  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple deliverables and projects at a time

  • Excellent verbal, writing, and interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrated interest in renewable energy

  • Desire to work in a dynamic environment alongside people with multiple interests and backgrounds

  • Domestic and International travel required

Preferred Skills:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant physical science discipline is a plus

  • Experience evaluating battery chemistry for energy storage applications

  • Understanding of BESS integration and Battery Management Systems (BMS)

  • Experience performing quality audits

  • Familiarity with energy modeling software including PVSyst and SAM

Salary Range

Benefits

Eligible for medical, dental, vision, 401(k), bonus, paid time off, etc.

Invenergy believes inclusion drives innovation

Diverse teams are better teams. The perspectives and experiences that people from different backgrounds bring to an organization drive better decisions and improved business results. Invenergy employees are inclusive and welcoming of all colleagues of all backgrounds, genders, races, sexual orientations, religions and abilities.

We foster an entrepreneurial culture driven by teamwork and collaboration. In fields spanning engineering, development, finance, legal, government affairs, communications and information technology, we are led by an experienced leadership team that has worked together in the clean energy industry for more than 25 years. At Invenergy, you will work in a dynamic environment in which you can utilize and develop your technical expertise to solve the energy challenges facing our customers and communities.

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