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We are a rapidly growing, nimble group of individuals with diverse backgrounds and a willingness to get things done. Each day brings opportunities to solve new problems and push industry boundaries, and we work in both the office and the field to ensure that what we design works. We seek hands on, problem solving leaders who are willing to get their hands dirty while creating new standards in clean energy innovation.

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As a technology-driven, intelligent microgrid developer, we focus on the agriculture and industry sectors.  Our systems require commissioning, preventative and as-needed maintenance, operational testing, and repair work. 

We are a rapidly growing, nimble group of individuals with diverse backgrounds and a willingness to get things done. Each day brings opportunities to solve new problems and push industry boundaries, and we work in both the office and the field to ensure that what we design works.  We seek hands on, problem solving leaders who are willing to get their hands dirty while creating new standards in clean energy innovation.

The Role:

We are offering a unique and exciting role to a qualified individual who would enjoy building a dynamic engineering team and drive momentum of a leading engineering firm in the renewable energy industry. The right candidate will join the team as Director of Controls & Automation reporting to the VP of Engineering and Project Management.  This individual’s primary role will be to collaborate directly with the VP and internal project developers to execute and direct project workload related to Microgrid automation design, field deployment and commissioning of Microgrid projects, as well as operation, maintenance and service issues related to Automation.   This person will be responsible for building a world class, high performing automation team from the ground up.  

Responsibilities:

  • Primary responsibility is Microgrid Control Hardware specification and Software development – development of CPI’s IP as it relates towards standardizing the Microgrid Controller for application across several projects.  Platform specifics TBD.
  • Real projects will be utilized for version deployment and testing
  • Microgrid Emulation or Simulation 
  • BOD generation as it relates to Energy Management, Load Shedding…etc
  • Assist with Project Development as it relates to above tasks
  • Collaborate with the Concentric Power project team to provide the electrical design of Microgrids projects consisting of firm power generation, renewable energy, energy storage, and other DER’s.
  • Develop project Basis of Design (BOD) with respect to DER sizing, customer load analysis, load shedding, interconnection requirements, islanding and other system operational modes.
  • Drive a standard project and product approach to engineering and project deployment.
  • Integration of switchgear protective relay control schemes into the Microgrid controls  
  • Plan and develop project Sequence of Operation (SOO) related, but not limited to, DER management, load following & shedding, black start, and islanding
  • Develop and deploy Concentric Power’s data and analytics platform design. 
  • Coordinate Automation design with project electrical systems including single lines, conduit schedules and routing, grounding plans, building lighting loads, demand loads.
  • Work directly with Head of IP to document intellectual property capture opportunities.
  • Identify, formulate and produce effective solutions to emerging problems
  • Assist in establishing project level scope definition for Microgrid installations.  Assist Project Managers in MV installation subcontract award and management.

Requirements:

  • Professional Engineering License in Electrical, Environmental, or other pertinent Engineering expertise
  • Minimum 5-10 years of relevant work experience
  • Proficiency in GOOSE, Modbus, Ethernet, IEEE 61850 protocols
  • Proficiency with Industrial Automation and SCADA systems
  • Proficiency integrating various control and industrial network platforms
  • Engineering Degree from ABET Accredited Program
  • Utility or MV Design Experience
  • Project Design Experience-BESS, DSA, federal, microgrid and interconnected-grid systems
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office applications, MS Project, AutoCAD, and ETAP
  • Strong work ethic with a self-motivated mentality with a team leader and mentor disposition
  • Customer-orientated with a positive outlook
  • Ability to clearly communicate verbally and through email
  • Decision-making ability
  • Proficiency in NEC Code requirements and IEEE standards

Preferred:

  • NABCEP Certification
  • AutoCAD experience
  • Construction Project Management experience
  • Field commissioning experience

Perks & Benefits: 

Our mission is what motivates us to come to work each day. We know that happy employees are productive employees, which is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes: 

  • Competitive base salary commensurate with experience.
  • Annual performance bonus.
  • Pre-IPO stock options awarded to all employees.
  • 100% company-funded Medical coverage for employees. Family coverage also available.
  • Tax deferred & Roth 401(k) retirement plan.
  • Paid vacation (increased with tenure), holiday, sick, and family leave days. 

To Apply: 

 Interested candidates should email a resume to jobs@concentricpower.com that includes “Director of Controls & Automation” in the subject line. 

Concentric Power is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee regardless of age, color, race, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status,  physical or mental disability, medical condition, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Concentric Power provides reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

As a technology-driven, intelligent microgrid developer, we focus on the agriculture and industry sectors.  Our systems require commissioning, preventative and as-needed maintenance, operational testing, and repair work. 

We are a rapidly growing, nimble group of individuals with diverse backgrounds and a willingness to get things done. Each day brings opportunities to solve new problems and push industry boundaries, and we work in both the office and the field to ensure that what we design works.  We seek hands on, problem solving leaders who are willing to get their hands dirty while creating new standards in clean energy innovation.

The Role:

We are offering a unique and exciting role to a Senior Project Manager who would enjoy building upon a dynamic engineering team and drive momentum of a leading engineering firm in the renewable energy industry. The right candidate will join the team as a Senior Project Manager and will be managed by the VP of Engineering and Projects.  This individual’s primary role will be to collaborate directly with the Company VP and internal project developers to execute and direct project workload related to Microgrid design, construction, operation and maintenance.   Depending upon their experience, this person will have the opportunity to manage other Project Engineers and Designers and participate in project development.

Responsibilities:

The Sr. Project Manager’s primary roles at Concentric Power are to coordinate and manage overall scope, schedule, and budget for microgrid projects.  This includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Coordinate with the Concentric Power development team to establish the project design, operational and financial basis for the project and to establish the roadmap for smooth project launch from development to execution.
  • Coordinate the high level design activities of internal and external CPI resources for the electrical, mechanical, and automation aspects of microgrid projects and ensure these teams remain focused on specific deliverables related to project scope, schedule and budget necessary to support the construction effort.
  • Ensure construction and delivery of the project as per the Basis of Design (BOD) and other contractual performance deliverables.
  • Establish and coordinate permitting requirements and documentation generation with the Concentric Power project team, local utilities and AHJs to ensure design and project approach meet all requirements for interconnected and island operation.
  • Work with the Concentric Team and the VP, develop and implement a standard project and product approach to engineering and project deployment.
  • Define, negotiate, award, and manage subcontractors required by Concentric Power to deliver successful projects.  This includes but is not limited to:
    • Civil/Structural Engineering Firms
    • Electrical Engineering Firms
    • Architects
    • Mechanical Contractors
    • Electrical Contractors
    • Concrete/Foundation Contractors
    • Equipment Suppliers for Gensets, SWGR, BESS, Solar, transformers and other balance of plant mechanical equipment
  • Monthly reporting on project budget, cost to date, forecast to date, margin forecast, and overall project cash flow will be required.
  • Approval of all vendor/subcontractor invoices prior to entry into Concentric Power’s accounting system.
  • Along with the lead project developer at Concentric, the project manager is the point person responsible for customer communications and reporting on project status, forecasting and risk mitigation.
  • Coordinate all aspects of site work construction, commissioning, and closeout activities.
  • Perform site visits as necessary for customer meetings and monitoring site progress with respect to construction and commissioning activities.

  Requirements:

  • Professional Engineering License in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or other demonstrated and verifiable proficiency in the consistent delivery of large electro-mechanical industrial projects
  • Engineering or Construction Management Degree from ABET Accredited Program
  • Project Design Experience-BESS, DSA, federal, microgrid and interconnected-grid systems
  • Established track record and experience managing the construction of projects through commissioning in the $20-80M capital cost range inclusive of stakeholder communications, financial reporting, cost tracking analysis, and forecasting and high-level scope and schedule management
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office applications & MS Project 
  • Strong work ethic with a self-motivated mentality, team leader and mentor disposition
  • Travel primarily within the state of California to support projects.  Travel outside of California may be required for equipment factory acceptance/inspection visits
  • Customer-orientated with a positive outlook
  • Ability to clearly communicate verbally and through email
  • Decision-making ability
  • Proficiency in building code requirements (IBC, mechanical (UPC), electrical (NEC) and IEEE standards)

Preferred:

  • Utility or MV Design Experience
  • NABCEP Certification
  • AutoCAD and SolidWorks experience
  • Construction Project Management experience
  • Management/commissioning experience in the field

Perks & Benefits: 

 Our mission is what motivates us to come to work each day. We know that happy employees are productive employees, which is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes: 

 Competitive base salary commensurate with experience.

  • Annual performance bonus.
  • Pre-IPO stock options awarded to all employees.
  • 100% company-funded Medical coverage for employees. Family coverage also available.
  • Tax deferred & Roth 401(k) retirement plan.
  • Paid vacation (increased with tenure), holiday, sick, and family leave days. 

To Apply: 

 Interested candidates should email a resume to jobs@concentricpower.com that includes “Senior Project Manager” in the subject line.  

Concentric Power is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee regardless of age, color, race, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status,  physical or mental disability, medical condition, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Concentric Power provides reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

We are always looking for qualified people for the following positions. If you feel like you might be a good fit, please send a resume and cover letter to jobs@concentricpower.com and include the position you are interested in the subject line.

  • Electrician
  • Controls Engineer
  • Software Engineer
  • Process Engineer
  • CAD Draftsman
  • Outside Sales
  • Inside Sales
  • Application/Sales Engineer
  • Estimator
  • Procurement Manager
  • Construction Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Asset Manager

Concentric Power is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee regardless of age, color, race, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status,  physical or mental disability, medical condition, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Concentric Power provides reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.