Intern, Performance Engineering

More than 6 months ago

Austin, Texas, United States

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**Recurrent Energy Careers: Intern, Performance Engineering**

*Engineering Procurement Construction

Austin, Texas*

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**Description**

Position at Recurrent Energy

**Job Description**

Functional Title: Intern, Performance Engineering

FLSA Status: Exempt

Functional Area: EPC

Grade: Associate

Summary: The Company is seeking a PAID Summer 2024 intern to support engineering efforts on the Performance Engineering Team with designing and performing technical due diligence for utility-scale solar PV and energy storage projects. The internship will cover the Summer term and is flexible with start/end dates. This internship will gain exposure to projects currently under development, being constructed, preparing for financial close, and actively being marketed into wholesale power markets in the US. These projects will be located across the US and allow this position to be remote. This internship is an opportunity to join an industry-leading team to help drive management decision-making and grow the business.

**Principal Responsibilities**

* Carry out solar resource assessment of the sites under development * Carry out optimization studies for PV and PV Storage systems and present results * Review technology trends for battery storage systems * Analyze Solar PV system performance from simulated and empirically collected power generation data and draw conclusions * Review EPC designs and performance assessments * Support bidding into PPA/RFPs * Support project sales

**Financial/Organizational Scope**

Reporting Relationships: Reports to Engineering Manager, Performance Engineering

Works cross-functionally and collaboratively with all departments

Interfaces with third-party engineering service providers and subcontractors

**Requirements**

**Knowledge/Skills**

* Demonstrated interest in a career in renewable energy * Proficiency in MS Excel * Background in Python programming would be preferred * Proven ability to prepare technical reports and presentations

**Abilities**

* Problem-solving skills - takes a systematic approach to solving problems rather than reacting to symptoms * Self-Performance - knows own capabilities, seeks out feedback, and responds positively to improve performance * Critical thinking - the ability to break a situation down into smaller pieces to identify its key or underlying issues * Flexibility - The ability to work in a variety of situations and with various individuals and groups * Understanding and appreciating different and opposing perspectives on an issue and adapting one's approach to the changes at hand

**Experience/Education**

* Minimum of at least 2 years of coursework working toward a Bachelor's degree in Engineering or any amount of coursework/experience working towards a Graduate or MBA degree * Renewable energy experience is a plus * Electrical engineering is also a plus

**Other Comments**

Based in Austin, TX or Remote

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Recurrent Energy

Recurrent Energy

Austin, United States, + 1 more location(s)

51 - 200

Sector: Energy

About this company

Founders:Arno Harris, Don Hutchison, Matt Garlinghouse

Founded date:2006

Revenue:US$ 50 - 100 million

Investors:Hudson Clean Energy Partners, Mohr Davidow Ventures, Natixis

Stage:Other

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As a leading provider of distributed solar power, Recurrent Energy is overcoming the barriers to widespread solar adoption, making renewable energy a practical choice for today's large scale energy users....read more

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