Senior Tracker System Solution Engineer

Remote, USA

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Hanwha Q CELLS USA Corp (“HQC US”) develops, invests, and delivers solar photovoltaic (PV) and battery energy storage systems (BESS) projects through Engineering, Procurement, Construction (EPC) services in North America.
The company brings a decade of global leadership in solar PV to deliver utility-scale power generation plants customized for local and regional energy markets. HQC US offers the full spectrum of PV solutions – from the core technology of cells and modules to large-scale project development and investment. With proven capabilities across the solar and battery storage value chain, HQC US minimizes uncertainty and risk and helps customers achieve a higher return on their investment in renewable energy.
SUMMARY
This position reports to the Head of EPC, or another management personnel that the President. This position is located remotelyand working hours are Monday through Friday, from 8:00am to 5:00pm or 9:00am to 6:00pmlocal time. This position is expected to travel up to 30%.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead all technical efforts as a subject matter expert in selecting single axis PV tracker (SAT) solutions for utility scale PV projects
  • Lead the technical due diligence process for SAT with suppliers, consultants, and internal stakeholders
  • Provide technical expertise concerning the design, manufacturing, testing and/or modeling of SAT
  • Maintain a detailed overview of tracker innovations, tracker products and tracker technical features
  • Assess product design and manufacturing methods including aspects of structural adequacy, drive systems and control systems regarding expected performance and reliability
  • Initiate R&D efforts to optimize the SAT/PV module interface for improved mounting methods and enhanced module performance
  • Conduct occasional factory and site visits
  • Create technical documentation packages such as due diligence reports, scope of works, technical specifications
  • Design and optimize structural engineering solutions for utility scale PV plants and Battery Energy storage Systems, including pile foundations for module mounting structures (e.g. single axis tracker) and electrical equipment (e.g. inverter skids, combiner boxes)
  • Work collaboratively with other operations team members on project execution and process development including project procurement, construction management, and project controls
  • Assist with technical training for team members and new employees
  • Collaborate with team members when necessary to ensure effective communication and results; and
  • Perform other duties and special projects, as assigned.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Mechanical or Structural Engineering, or another related science
  • Minimum of 5 years of professional engineering experience working in the SAT industry
  • Willingness to travel, up to 20% of the time
  • Experience with relevant codes and standards (UL 2703/3703, IEC 62817, AHJ approvals etc.)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to present and explain complex information clearly
  • Assertive, able to cope with pressure, a team player
  • Experience in permitting processes with local authorities having jurisdiction, preferred.
  • Ability to project manage multiple efforts
  • Strong, self-motivated team player
  • Strong Microsoft Office Skills
Hanwha Q Cells is proud to be an at-will Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination against race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, pregnancy, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status and any other classification protected by applicable federal, state or local law.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.    We are committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals.  As part of this commitment, Hanwha Q Cells will provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.  Please contact us to request accommodations at hr-usa@qcells.com.    Nothing in this statement shall imply implicitly or explicitly a guarantee of employment outside our at-will employment opportunity.

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Region: North America
Country: United States
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