Controls Engineer (Eng III-IV) - AREVA Solar-ENG03037
Are you looking for a new challenge? Come be a part of AREVA Renewable and the start of something great!
Apply to our "Controls Engineer" position today!
The Controls Engineer is a great opportunity to be a part of a growing industry and activity within AREVA.
Develop HMI and PLC code for Ausra's solar boiler product.
Assist in testing and commissioning of control software in house at Ausra headquarters and at site locations.
Continuously improve and maintain Ausra's automation and control systems.
Define HMI and PLC requirements in conjunction with product management.
Implement HMI and PLC code for current and future projects.
Create documentation for the software and maintain the software baseline.
Benchtop testing of HMI and PLC code.
Testing and commissioning of HMI and PLC code at project sites.
Work with operations and other stakeholders to improve software baseline.
Build effective internal relationships with Ausra's engineering and R&D teams.
Performs other duties as needed or assigned to achieve company goals.
Direct and coordinate project operations within budget according to the customer needs and current and to-be-established project governance, and the specific projects' plans, manuals and procedures.
Ensure, promote and monitor that all projects comply with customer and AREVA health, safety and environmental requirements in accordance with applicable law and with corporate quality requirements.
Oversee preparation of monthly internal management reports, including project financial results.
Typical Projects May Include:
AREVA Solar, a part of AREVA Renewable, Inc., has a very large, international market and unique technology and service offerings. AREVA Solar exists to deliver turnkey CSP and CPV projects using technology solutions which AREVA controls. CSP and CPV projects each in excess of $100M are already advanced as a result of internal AREVA Solar business development and existing partnerships and planned acquisitions.
AREVA is strongly committed to renewable as part of its strategy to provide its customers with innovative, environmentally friendly sources of energy. The Renewable Energies business unit was formed at the end of 2006 to:
Our operations cover three fields: wind energy, bioenergies and hydrogen energy.
- broaden the group's offering in technologies for CO2-free energy production and in particular to offer decentralized energy supply;
- become a significant player in wind power and bioenergies by participating in their rapid industrial development; and
- develop hydrogen energy and bring fuel cell solutions into commercial production.
We are developing high power turbines that convert the wind's motive power into electricity. In October 2007, we acquired a 51% stake in Multibrid, a German manufacturer of offshore wind turbines.
AREVA Bioenergies, a branch of AREVA Renewable, has a solid experience in the biomass sector having designed and built more than 100 biopower facilities in Europe, Asia and South America with capacity of more than 2,500 megawatts.
We supply turnkey biomass and biogas power plants that convert organic materials of plant and animal origin into energy. In January 2008, we acquired 70% of Koblitz, a Brazilian firm that supplies power plants fueled with sugarcane bagasse and small hydroelectric plants.
On, September 24, 2008, AREVA and Duke Energy announced the formation of ADAGE™, an innovative joint venture dedicated to the development of green energy solutions for U.S. electricity customers with the aim of becoming a US market leader in biopower. AREVA Bioenergies will be in charge of designing and building the biomass power plants developed by ADAGE on a EPC basis.
AREVA Bioenergies Inc. is looking for talented and skilled individuals to form its US team to handle the engineering, procurement and construction of biomass power plants to be built across the US.
Through our subsidiary Helion, we offer solutions for producing hydrogen by water electrolysis and for generating electricity with fuel cells. The fuel cell combines hydrogen and oxygen via a membrane, simultaneously creating water, heat and electricity. Reverse process is used in electrolysis.
All over the world, AREVA provides its customers with solutions for carbon-free power generation and electricity transmission. With its knowledge and expertise in these fields, the group has a leading role to play in meeting the world's energy needs.
Ranked first in the global nuclear power industry, AREVA's unique integrated offering covers every stage of the fuel cycle, reactor design and construction, and related services.
In addition, the group is developing a portfolio of operations in renewable energies. AREVA is also a world leader in electricity transmission and distribution and offers its customers a complete range of solutions for greater grid stability and energy efficiency.
Sustainable development is a core component of the group's industrial strategy. Its 75,000 employees work every day to make AREVA a responsible industrial player that is helping to supply ever cleaner, safer and more economical energy to the greatest number of people.
All candidates must meet the following minimum requirements in order to be considered for this Engineer III-IV opportunity. Candidates who exceed minimum qualifications may be considered for a higher level position.
BS degree or higher in the physical sciences or engineering. Chemical, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or Computer Science preferred.
3 plus years of experience in control systems engineering, preferably in power or process industries.
Thorough familiarity with ladder logic, function block programming, Sturctured Control Logic and other control systems programming methodologies. Siemens PLC experience preferred.
Track record of successful HMI project completion.
A self-starter who can work independently and also thrive in a dynamic team environment.
Proven ability to create clear documentation on techncial topics for techncial or non-technical audiences.
Excellent verbal and written English language skills.
Ability to travel internationally.
Ability to climb ladders, lift objects up to 25 pounds.
The following requirements are desired and will be used to differentiate all candidates who apply for this position.
Wonderware experience preferred. Experience in networking (switching, routing) and Fieldbus technologies.
Masters' Degree preferred. PE desired.
Multi-lingual (French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, German) a plus.
Has a "hands-on" approach: proven experience that shows candidate is willing to jump in to perform detailed tasks.
Ability to develop strong interpersonal networks within the organization.
Experience in controls engineering in the power industry.
We offer competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package, and flexible work options, as well as a uniquely diverse and unified team of professionals. Our culture supports an environment where employees can continuously learn and gain professional growth through education, exciting projects and career mobility. AREVA recognizes your achievements and excellent performance through various performance incentive, recognition and reward programs. Our commitment is to you, the employee.
Come work in an environment that is driven by integrity, innovation and visionary thinking. Join AREVA today, revolutionize the energy industry and energize your future!
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