• Project Engineer, PV and Solar Panels

    Location VN-Ho Chi Minh City | TH
    Job ID
    2019-15059
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Category
    Engineering
  • Overview

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    UL is a global independent safety science company with more than 125 years of expertise innovating safety solutions from the public adoption of electricity to new breakthroughs in areas such as sustainability, renewable energy, mobile payment security and nanotechnology. Dedicated to promoting safe living and working environments, UL helps safeguard people, products and places in important ways, facilitates trade and provides peace of mind. We connect people to safer, more secure, more sustainable products, services, experiences and environments – enabling smarter choices and better lives.

     

    Working with UL means you have access to proven science, expert engineering, and innovative solutions that address the unique challenges of these industries. With offices in over 140 countries, a team of over 500 experts, and 35 years of experience we are well positioned to help mitigate risk and navigate complexities associated with renewable energy to empower successful outcomes. UL supports the wind, offshore wind, and solar energy industries. Learn how we empower successful outcomes at https://aws-dewi.ul.com/ 

     

    Responsibilities

    You will be part of the UL Renewables division. You will be physically located alongside UL colleagues from different fields, however, in this role most business related collaboration is managed remotely. Therefore, it is important that you enjoy working independently and are prepared to structure your daily work tasks. We offer continuous training on technical issues as well as communication, management and other fields of personal development. In return, we expect you to proactively grow your knowledge of products and our services. We offer you the opportunity to work in one of the world’s most reputable renewable energy consulting businesses and a workplace that values integrity and scientific know-how as the key ingredients to deliver first class results. AWS Truepower (2016) and DEWI-OCC (2012) both brands are now UL in all markets and regions around the globe, offer global wind energy certification and advisory services.

     

    We are currently seeking a Project Engineer to join our PV/Solar team in ASEAN. In this team, we focus on testing various components related to PV and Solar Panels and also including meteorological data evaluation, application of modeling techniques, and formal report writing. The role requires competency with solar meteorological data, experience with solar energy simulation modeling, and analysis of operational project data. Our ideal candidate is someone with a degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, has excellent communication skills (written and verbal), is focused on customer satisfaction, and interested in testing products for safety, contribution to the development of innovative, analytical, high quality products and services, working on multiple solar projects with all levels of staff. The analysis of renewable energy projects at UL involves working across the full spectrum. A successful team member is someone who can manage multiple projects, enjoys a fast paced environment, and has excellent organizational skills. If this sounds like an exciting opportunity, we want to hear from you!

     

    • Timely and efficient completion of high-quality renewable energy analysis work.
    • Carry out both pre-construction and operational energy analyses, including:
      • Review, validation, and analysis of meteorological data for solar resource assessments.
      • Design and optimization of solar plants to meet project requirements.
      • Estimation of plant losses and calculation of assessment uncertainties.
      • Management and analysis of project data.
      • Evaluation of project constraints, risks, and other non-quantitative aspects of plant development.
      • Contribute to reports and other analyses for clients.
    • Understand and ensure company quality standards are met.
    • Support business development activities, including meeting with customers to explain technical details clearly and concisely.

     Additionally your responsibility will be to assist product testing;

    • Under general supervision, manages execution and timely completion of engineering/product testing projects by analyzing project scope and determining project specifications, establishing test programs for product investigations, analyzing test programs for adequacy and sequence, examining samples for compliance with UL requirements, and preparing reports for clients.
    • Initiates communication with clients to promote and explain the benefits of new and existing services. Follows up on contacts from clients. Communicates with clients to discuss technical issues, explain UL procedures and requirements, convey project cost, and negotiate completion date and sample requirements. Acts to address client concerns and to resolve client issues. Provides technical assistance to clients in reference to product inspection and follow-up services.
    • Communicates project status and results to clients through frequent contact and by preparing reports. Prepares Follow-Up Service Procedures and information pages.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor of Science degree in a physical science, engineering, data science, or statistics from an accredited University.
    • 2-5 years’ experience in the solar energy sector
    • 1 year experience with solar resource assessment and solar energy modeling with PVsyst and/or Sandia PVLIB.
    • Thorough working knowledge of a programming language(s) for use in statistics and data visualization, preferably in R, Python or MATLAB.
    • Database management skills preferably in PostgreSQL.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word).
    • Detail oriented with the ability to work under deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
    • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
    • Ability to multi-task and be flexible in a fast-paced environment
    • Working knowledge of current PV technology with a focus on operational performance assessment.
    • Proven track record with SCADA analysis. Analysis of periodic events and time series data.
    • Knowledge of data science concepts such as machine learning.
    • Excellent report writing and presentation skills.
    • Fluent in spoken and written English and local vietnamise language
    • Willingness to travel, 15 - 25% of the time as an estimation
    • In addition, candidates must be proactive, have strong organizational skills, and thrive in a proactive and fast-paced environment.

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