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Installations EPC Construction Engineer

Company: Bloom Energy
Location: San Jose
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Bloom Energy is the leading force in transforming the way energy is generated and delivered. We are driving toward the parallel goals of growing a dynamic and forward-thinking company while creating a positive impact on our environment. Our mission is to make clean, reliable energy affordable globally. Our company is filled with smart and innovative thinkers and doers, and we never stop striving to improve our technology, to expand and improve our company performance, and to develop and support the many talented employees that serve our mission!

We are looking for a Installations EPC Construction Engineer to join our team. This role will report to Senior Manager, Electrical Design Engineering and will be based in San Jose, CA. The Installations EPC Construction Engineer will support the construction phases of site development for the installation of Bloom Energy's product. This position will interface with a larger site design team: engineers, project managers, and construction supervisors.

This position will focus on eliminating technical barriers and representing a highly technical product or service related to the power industry. The Installation Design Construction Support Electrical Engineer must have a strong understanding of a broad set of engineering and construction solutions and have the ability to manage the internal design and external customer process.

Job responsibilities include technical site analysis and conceptual design; interfacing with City/County/State officials and utilities; and managing customer relationships. Knowledge of construction, electrical, and mechanical applications is essential. Knowledge of low and medium voltage power systems and electronic principles is essential. An understanding of civil, structural and electro-chemical applications is beneficial.

The Installations EPC Construction Engineer must have experience working electrical distribution and power generation design. An understanding of grid independent infrastructure (e.g. diesel generators, UPS systems, transfer switches) and other relevant components, and the code requirements associated with installing these components is a must.

Role and Responsibilities:

Construction engineering support. This will include review of designs, submittals, and specifications for construction. Coordinating construction RFI responses. Design requirements with other disciplines, submittal review, and construction support services. Client contact, including initial interviews for project scope development and ongoing coordination during design and construction support services. Responsible for reviewing designs and custom equipment solutions. Interface directly outside 3rd parties including but not limited to utilities, Permitting Authorities, 3rd party design firms, and customers to determine technical requirements for fuel cell installation at the customer site. Ensure resulting construction drawings/documents meet all Building, Construction and Electrical code requirements. Responsible for ensuring site design conforms to specifications required for the implementation of Bloom Energy fuel cell systems.

Skills Required:

BS in Electrical Engineering or related engineering field. Must have in-depth knowledge of applicable building codes and industry standards. Must be capable of interpreting and developing construction drawings, details, and specifications. Ability to take a project from start of construction to end, including construction documents, bidding, and construction support services, writing specifications. Must have a deep understanding of electrical materials and equipment Ability to resolve design or construction issues with contractors, inspectors, and customers. Ability to think Must be eligible to work in the US. Software experience with engineering software such as SKM and AutoCAD. Self-starter and desire to learn new things. An entrepreneurial spirit is essential. Excellent, verbal & written communication skills. Excellent time management skills. Excellent client communication skills. Ability to work constructively with senior experienced staff with diverse backgrounds and skills. Ability and desire to design and implement new company protocols is essential. Ability to work efficiently and effectively with multiple project and priorities. Knowledge of codes (NEC, NFPA), standards (Rule 21 and other interconnection standards) and regulations (city, state and federal). Ability to switch between the strategic (e.g. impact of Bloom Energy technology on customer's long term business) and tactical (e.g. qualification of 3rd party equipment). Professional & collaborative - comfortable working closely with a team. Proactive and persistent with well-developed analytical skills. Detail oriented with the ability to drive complex tasks to closure. Proficient in MS Office.

Education and Experience:

BSEE and P.E. license highly desired. 10+ years of relevant experience in power generation and critical load construction experience. Construction and/or Facility maintenance experience. Experience in power generation installation and construction. Experience with protective relays and controls highly desired.

About Bloom Energy: At Bloom Energy, we strive toward a 100% renewable future. Our Energy Servers are adaptable to new and innovative fuels while already acting as a cleaner and far more resilient source of power than existing solutions. We see hydrogen as a significant game-changer in the world's energy usage, and Bloom Energy fuel cells and electrolyzers will be the industry standard for clean, efficient, and reliable energy production. We anticipate being able to work in concert with other renewable energy technologies to create a comprehensive system that will change the way energy in the world is produced, stored, transmitted, and used. For more information visit:

Bloom Energy is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We are committed to compliance with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. All qualified applicants, will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability. Bloom Energy makes reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable laws, for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant or employee with a disability, who can perform the essential job functions, unless undue hardship would result.


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