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Project Services Engineer

Posted 5 months ago

MATRIX Resources has a wonderful opportunity for a Project Services Engineer with a retail energy background to join a highly sought after client! This position will be contract to hire and preferably sit in Phoenix or has opportunity to be remote!

3 years of experience with
direct BESS/Solar project experience is required! 

Position responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Project Development and Project Engineering Support
    • Support technical elements of RFIs/RFPs in collaboration with project developers and engineers
    • Support interconnection processes with technical expertise
    • Maintain a detailed understanding of design and operational standards and approved products.
    • Deliver equipment technical specs for EPC RFP processes
  • Integration Requirements Development
    • Develop hybrid system integration requirements, with specific focus on energy storage systems (ESS).
    • Collaborate with project developers and business leads to perform technical feasibility of hybrid systems (e.g. solar + storage, wind + solar) market opportunities.
    • Establish acceptance criteria relative to hybrid system integration requirements.
  • Supply Chain Support
    • Represent technical requirements during vendor qualification and selection
    • Maintain and update technical specifications used in supply contracts
    • Maintain close technical contact with ESS suppliers to understand product road maps and advocate for features that support company projects
  • Architectural Design
    • Generate architectural designs that are traceable to requirements.
    • Assess a range of architectural designs based on project specific constraints and propose optimal solutions based on technical and commercial considerations.
    • Establish hardware and software controls requirements for market applications, including utility and ISO compliance requirements.
    • Conduct peer reviews of design, analysis and final architectural recommendations.

Required Skills and Experience

  • BS required (MS preferred) in electrical, mechanical, or controls engineering
  • 5+ years of direct engineering experience
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate technical information verbally and experience writing technical reports
  • Proficiency in working on a small team in a fast-paced environment and demonstrated the ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Basic software programming skills, especially MS Excel and Python
  • Knowledge of utility Energy Management Systems (EMS) and utility communication systems, including SCADA
  • Knowledge of utility equipment specifications
  • Familiarity with energy storage product safety standards such as UL1973 and UL9540

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Strong knowledge of electrical standards (UL/IEEE) and National Electrical Code and California Building Code, plus U.S. utility interconnection standards
  • Experience on utility electrical power system projects or distributed energy resource projects preferred
  • Prior experience in Energy Storage, Battery Systems, Renewable Energy, Utility, and other related industry experience
  • Familiarity with technical communications protocols (TCP/IP, Modbus/TCP, etc.) and a variety of controls software/hardware platforms
  • Familiarity or experience with energy market applications and telemetry requirements

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re a top 15 U.S. IT staffing firm and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

For hourly W2 contract roles, MATRIX offers a highly competitive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, HSA, and 401(k) with pre and post-tax options. Please see for more information. For direct hire placement with our clients, benefits will be offered in accordance with that particular client’s offerings. This may include PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K and other pre and post-tax options.

Motion Recruitment Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including Veterans/Disability/Women. All applicants must be currently authorized to work on a full-time basis in the country for which they are applying, and no sponsorship is currently available. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Motion Recruitment Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.