First Solar Electric LLC
Senior Engineer- Grid Analysis (Architecture)
Our high growth and leadership position in the renewable energy business offers outstanding opportunities to individuals seeking an exciting work environment in one of the most important industries for the 21st century. First Solar is a leader in the development and manufacturing of thin film solar modules used in grid-connected solar power plants, as well as a provider of complete solar generation solutions for U.S. utilities. Our culture is one where teamwork, continuous improvement, achievement of results, and environmental responsibility are core values. We are seeking new associates who are motivated to contribute their talents to making cost-effective solar energy an important part of the world's energy mix.
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First Solar's Energy Services unit seeks candidates who believe in our mission of providing cost-advantaged solar services through innovation, customer engagement, industry leadership and operational excellence. Members of the Energy Services team have a direct hand in offsetting carbon emissions from traditional energy sources by ensuring that our customers' power plants are available and performing at optimal levels. Every year, power plants managed by First Solar produced over 11 terawatt hours of clean, renewable energy. This is equivalent to powering 1.2 million homes and removing 1.7 million cars from the road.
The Energy Services team looks for individuals who enjoy contributing to an innovative, forward-thinking team, are effective problem solvers, data and results driven and continuously look for ways to improve processes to help us lead the world's sustainable energy future.
Basic Job Functions:
The Senior Engineer, Grid Analysis has responsibilities as the technical expert in matters related to generation interconnection requirements, and solar PV plant modeling by utilizing PSLF, PSSE and PSCAD platforms. The Senior Engineer, Grid Analysis has a working knowledge of power systems analysis, NERC and FERC requirements in order to provide technical support NERC compliance/GO/GOP activities. Interact with the regional interconnection specialists on technical interconnection issues. Working with regional transmission providers, reliability organizations, and provide support and guidance where necessary.
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