Energy Storage System Expert

Flagship Management
Published
July 20, 2021
Location
Manila, Philippines
Category
Job Type

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Battery Energy Storage System Expert
***Expat position to be based in the Philippines***
Key advisory position in planning, designing, and implementing the asset management plans and policies related to utility scale projects for battery energy storage system (BESS) including auxiliary equipment and controls.  As a subject matter expert will also provide technical support to all power plant uninterrupted power supply (UPS) and battery backup systems.
Responsibilities
  • Develop power BESS project minimum functional specifications, maintenance and remaining life assessment (RLA) programs.
  • Develop and implement reliability engineering and predictive maintenance plans
  • Ensure company BESS assets are being maintained properly
  • Ensure protective devices, inverter equipment, climate control, and grounding devices are calibrated and tested on timely basis
  • Audit load rejection and synchronization events
  • Track operating cycles and hours, including depth of discharge and time to discharge, track expected vs actual life cycle performance
  • Ensure proper safety precautions and procedures are followed while performing maintenance including proper use of grounds, non-sparking tools, and cooling system performance
  • Prepare reports and presentations involving steam turbines for distribution to internal and external stake holders including insurance brokers and lender's engineers
  • Provide support including budgeting, planning, and scheduling steam turbine maintenance activities and all asset incident investigations, root cause failure analysis, and corrective action options analysis
  • Act as subject matter expert for BESS, ensure that technical specifications for purchase orders and technicals reports are thorough and correct, develop relevant operation and maintenance technical guidelines
  • Review weekly and monthly reports - highlight anomalies
  • Provide periodic training to operations and maintenance group to assure optimum system performance
  • Evaluate maintenance team performance, recommend appropriate personnel action
  • Assure internal/external stakeholder development through periodic plant visits to power generation facilities, meetings, site visits to OEM and technical service providers and conference participation
Preferred Qualifications
  • 10+ years experience with BESS in the power generation or petrochemical/refining industry
  • 2+ years experience with project management
  • 2+ years experience working for a BESS original equipment manufacturer or industrial service provider
  • Experience in preventive, predictive, and condition-based maintenance practices
  • Familiarity with performance enhancement and optimization of operating assets or processes
  • Experience with analyzing plant/facility financial performance requirements against operations, maintenance, and repair costs
  • Familiarity with plant information systems and performance monitoring software applications
  • Experience with statistical analysis of failure modes, root cause failure analysis, and reliability engineering
  • Knowledge of plant information systems and performance monitoring software applications
  • Experienced with leading technical team members in the execution of design and/or service work completion, and successful completion of time bound project and financial budgets
Preferred Education
  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Master's Degree in Engineering preferred
Preferred License
  • Engineering Board
  • Professional Engineer (PE)
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