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Careers

Racepoint Energy is growing. We’re looking for exceptional people to join our team.

Current Openings

Job Title

  • Electrician / Project Manager
  • Hardware engineer
  • Software Developer (React)
  • Linux Embedded Software Engineer
  • System QA Engineer
  • Power Systems Engineer

    Racepoint Energy is looking for a passionate, collaborative, and skilled Power Engineer to join the team. We are seeking a Power Engineer to lead the design and implementation of our next generation microgrid product. This position will serve as a Subject Matter Expert for the development of microgrid solutions and integration of compliance, electrical and safety standards. This role would be involved with and responsible for engineering designs, safety protection schemes, adherence to standards, standards development, project scopes, project estimates, designs and quality reviews. A successful candidate should be capable of providing a high level of technical competence in the following areas: power systems and protection design, research and development to support new standards development, and troubleshooting. Competence in the following professional skills is also paramount for the successful candidate: peer leadership, oral communication skills, written work with a team to develop protection, control, automation, and integration standards and provide application guidance.

    Roles / Responsibilities

    • Design, integrate, test, and commission microgrids and energy solutions for residential, commercial and utility customers
    • Preparation of one-lines, AC & DC elementary drawings and wiring diagrams
    • Preparation and review of power enclosure layouts
    • Evaluate specifications and product requirements
    • Preparation of written functional description documents of generation, protection and control schemes
    • Research and prepare technical specifications for electrical generation, protection and control equipment
    • Interpretation, review and approval of vendor documents and drawings
    • Work closely with the software design team during scope development and design process
    • Occasionally provide construction coordination and support with field personnel
    • Expected to be capable of handling multiple tasks simultaneously while meeting expected deadlines
    • Ensure compliance with company, industry, trade, and jurisdictional safety standards, practices, codes
    • Support live customer systems using knowledge of power systems and application functionality with clear, logical thought processes
    • Stay up-to-date with the latest industry standards and trends
    • Demonstrate awareness of competing and disruptive technologies
    • Contribute to proposals for businesses as well as government agencies

    Requirements

    • BS (required) or MS (preferred) degree from an accredited institution in Electrical Engineering including completion of one or more Power Systems courses
    • Knowledge of electrical design theory and concepts
    • Experience with microgrid components including storage, inverters, solar and control
    • Experience with power electronics based distributed generation and energy storage
    • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Efficient time management — handle multiple projects simultaneously including prioritizing, organizing, and planning work effectively to meet all deadlines
    • Ability to multitask on several projects in parallel in a fast-paced environment
    • Experience with electrical modeling software such as HOMER or E-tap microgrid simulation tool in developing models and using results to develop results and recommendations

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Minimum three (3) years work experience related to electrical power systems design and commercial/ large residential microgrid installation and commissioning
    • Experience with alternative energy and distributed generation, e.g. wind, PV, fuel cells, combined heat and power applications
    • Experience with control algorithms for power or energy systems
    • Detailed understanding of generator excitation and speed controls
    • Knowledge of power distribution and transmission systems design
    • Experience with microgrids -- related applications such as droop, blackstart, islanding and synchronization of distributed energy resources
    • Experience with Power flow analysis
    • Familiarity with compliance standards and codes: IEEE 1547, UL, NEC
    • Experience developing standards or application documents for major projects
    • Preferred PE certification or ability to obtain PE certification
    • Experience in the electric utility industry
    • Experience with product engineering, systems engineering, reliability engineering, failure analysis, systems test engineering, or product quality engineering
    • Entrepreneurial inclination

    Racepoint Energy, LLC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), gender (including gender identity, gender nonconformity and status as a transgender or transsexual individual), age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, citizenship, genetic information, domestic violence victim status, past, current or prospective service in the uniformed services or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

    Racepoint Energy does not seek or accept unsolicited resumes or CVs from recruitment agencies. We are not responsible for, and will not pay, any fees, commissions, or any other payment related to unsolicited resumes or CVs except as required in a written contract between Racepoint Energy and the recruitment agency or party requesting payment of a fee.

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