Field Engineer in Philadelphia, PA

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Ormat Technologies   •  

Philadelphia, PA 19102

Industry: Energy & Utilities


Not Specified years

Posted 56 days ago

Job Description

This position is responsible for the field engineering, PLC programming SCADA programming and coordination VPower and IT coordination and field cyber security implementation, maintain, commissioning and startup Battery Energy Storage units.


· Conduct demand response (DR) and storage site surveys

· Recommendations on DR client capabilities

· Provides engineered sales support

· Field equipment programming

· Data validation

· Hardware and software research

· Site deployments

· Minor SCADA programming and graphics

· Minor network configuration and coordination with IT

· Customer cyber security review and implementation, address vulnerabilities

· Fault analysis and repair of Battery Energy Storage units.

· Must be able to operate a vehicle in a safe manner.

· Must have the ability to travel to other locations.

· Capability for up to 3 days per week of out-of-town travel by air, train or auto.


· BS Degree in a related field or the equivalent combination of experience and education.

· Minimum 3 years' relevant experience.

· Ability to work effectively and diligently as an individual and team member to resolve complex.

· Strong organizational and project management skills working with a diverse team of engineers, technicians and contractors.

· Strong control and communication skills.

· Building Automation experience is a plus.

· Strong programming skills and understanding of mechanical and electrical equipment.

· IT networking knowledge is a plus.

· Ability to work as a provisional mechanical, electrical and network engineer on demand.

· Ability to fabricate control panels.

· CAD drawing skill (AutoCAD preferred).

· Must love Excel.

· Must be able to read, write and speak English at a level which will permit the employee to accurately understand and communicate information to safely and efficiently perform the job duties.

· Must be able to exercise independent discretion and judgment.

· Must possess at any time a valid driver's license with a driving record acceptable to ORMAT's auto insurance carrier.

· Must be able to operate a vehicle in a safe manner.


· Must be able to work in an office environment.

· Must have the ability to lift up to 50lbs without assistance.

· Jobs requires sitting and or standing for long periods of time.

· Ability to work at a computer and computer monitor and use repetitive motion for long periods of time.

· Ability to conduct field site surveys which may involve climbing ladders and extensive walking and standing (up to 8 hours with breaks).

· Capability for up to 3 days per week of out-of-town travel by air, train, or auto.

Additional Information

· Provide support for special projects and other duties as assigned by President or Director of Engineering..

Valid Through: 2019-10-17