Electrical Engineer - Power Electronics at Energy Storage Systems
Wilsonville, OR, US

Company Profile


 


Energy Storage Systems (ESS) is a fast-growing, clean technology company, located in


Wilsonville, OR. ESS has developed an advanced flow battery technology for


commercial, industrial, and utility applications. With a team that boasts decades of


experience in distributed power generation and energy storage technologies, ESS has


developed an extremely cost-effective energy management system that combines a


safe, abundant and non-toxic iron electrolyte with our patented flow cell design. This


combination of high performance with low cost means that ESS’s technology is ideally


suited for applications that range in size from retail energy management to utility-scale


renewables integration.


 


Position Profile


 


ESS is looking for a motivated and versatile Electrical Engineer to join our team. Our


current program scope involves the design, development, installation, evaluation and


documentation of large-scale battery systems. The responsibilities below define the


current needs in a dynamic company with lots of room for future career growth.


 


Responsibilities


 


• Lead electrical engineer. Provide technical support on complicated power and


control systems.


• Required to have expert knowledge of AC power, 3 phase power, power


conversion, DC circuits, motors, power technology, and industrial control


systems.


• Responsible for the design, modeling, specification, and testing of low to medium


voltage industrial electrical power systems and equipment.


• Apply standard engineering knowledge, techniques, and formulae to create and


interpret designs, calculations, drawings, sketches, and documents of complex


all iron redox flow battery systems.


• Prepare electrical designs and cost estimates covering new, repair, maintenance,


and improvement of electric, electronic, and electro-mechanical equipment and


systems.


 


Perform technical review of designs and documents. Perform system checkout,


operational tests and determine adjustments to newly installed or modified


equipment and controls.


• Knowledgeable in low voltage analog circuit design, grounding techniques,


feedback and control theory, filtering, noise reduction techniques, EMI, and


embedded controller design.


• Statistical analysis, as well as strong general mathematical background.


• Ability to use oscilloscopes, DVMs, signal generators, spectrum analyzers, etc.


• You must be highly motivated self-starter who needs minimal direction and works


well with multi-disciplinary teams.


 


Requirements


 


• Requires a BS Degree or higher in Electrical Engineering with at least 3 years of


experience with industrial scale power systems.


• Working knowledge of NEC and other codes related to power system design.


• Proficient in using Autocad Electrical or similar CAD package to draft wiring


diagrams.


• Experience with inverters, transformers, panels, and other power distribution


equipment.


• Experience with taking medium scale projects through the field certification


process.


• Experience with battery or fuel cell systems a plus.


• Work independently and proactively. Have good interpersonal and


communication skills to work effectively with a small, dynamic team responsible


for product development.


• U.S. Citizenship or permanent residency