Wood seeks a Director, of Battery Storage; an experienced professional with specialized knowledge and skills in Renewable Solar and Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) to join our Renewable team in Tucker, GA.
This individual will provide consulting services to clients and should advise them based on familiarity and expertise in various areas, including evaluation of system use cases, solar and storage system design, system siting and output, system Operations & Maintenance (O&M) plans. Familiarity with the following areas is considered an asset: solar and storage construction oversight, system safety considerations, system commissioning, performance monitoring and testing as well as solar and storage asset management.
This is a key strategic role within the organization; our ideal candidate will have at least 20 years of experience in the industry,and be familiar with both utility-scale and industrial project assessments, procurements, and implementations.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Develop/lead the project execution philosophy, strategies and execution plans.
Evaluate utility-scale solar and storage site options to identify "best fit" locations.
Estimate solar energy system output based on various module, inverter and racking types (including: ILR, GCR, and other standard design aspects)
Developing storage system designs based on specific client use cases.
Reviewing and/or developing requirements for solar and battery storage interconnection to utility distribution systems or industrial applications.
Assisting in evaluating solar and storage proposals made to client base.
Assisting in negotiating key contractual requirements for solar and storage systems.
Assisting in development of utility clean energy "Integrated Resource Plans".
Monitoring market developments on matters related to solar and battery storage integration, including emerging technologies, market design, resource adequacy, and regulation/frequency control.
Business development opportunities in our consulting practice for renewable solar and storage development companies and utilities.
Skills / Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Statistics, Accounting, Finance, or similar energy industry-related field; Master's degree highly desirable.
15 - 20 years relevant work experience in the electric renewable power industry, and in Battery Storage.
Experience in regional transmission organizations (PJM, MISO, SPP, ERCOT, CAISO) and knowledge of power market regulation affecting solar and storage is a plus.
Experience in solar energy generation modeling software (such as PVSyst), mapping tools, and solar layout design software tools (such as Helioscope).
Solid problem-solving, judgment and decision-making skills.
Detail-oriented and strong organizational skills.
Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills.
Strong working knowledge of MS Office Software (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint); Advanced Excel skills preferred.
Must be eligible to work in the USA
Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors. www.woodplc.com
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.