We are an international company with a workforce of more than 38,500 top professionals, present in more than 40 countries across the five continents. Leaders in Innovation and Technological Development at the service of society, we’re looking for experts in designing a better planet who can go out there and promote sustainable development and find solutions to the biggest global challenges, including global warming, overpopulation and water scarcity.
Acciona offers a competitive salary, relocation assistance where relocation is required and approved, 401(k) retirement plan, medical, dental, vision, life, short and long-term disability benefits, tuition reimbursement, paid time off, and more.
ACCIONA is seeking to fill a Graduate Engineer - Electrical System Operator position based out of our corporate offices in downtown, Chicago.
Note: This opportunity is for a newly graduated engineer in training program for a 12 month period.
•Monitor, control, and ensure 24 hours per day, 7 days a week availability and production of wind electricity generation facilities under the responsibility of ACCIONA'S Renewable Energy System Operation Center during normal and emergency conditions in a safe, reliable, and economic manner.
•Monitor and evaluate system conditions, anticipate problems, and implement strategies to minimize or avoid issues which will adversely impact the wind turbines under the responsibility of the Operation Center.
•Promptly acquire and disseminate information to the appropriate entities for system disturbances, emergency conditions and other events adversely affecting the wind farms under the responsibility of the Operation Center and/or the Bulk Power System.
•Direct and support dispatch of Technicians to perform system restoration and service activities.
•Analyze system conditions and maintain situational awareness.
•Develop and distribute periodic and incidental reports.
•Record, log, and maintain accurate records of power system operation.
•Maintain a working understanding of all Operation Center procedures and relevant NERC Reliability Standards.
•Stay current with ACCIONA renewable energy technology and professional development by participating in various training opportunities, and reading relevant Acciona and industry documents/publications.
•Author Electrical Switching and Operation Center Procedures.
•Maintain required training certifications and proficiencies.
•Other responsibilities as assigned.
Collaborate and provide support on projects carried out by his/her unit/department, in keeping with the instructions given by his/her supervisor, performing the tasks delegated to him/her and learning the basic techniques of his/her field of activity.
Operation: Integrated in the area of Renewable Energies Control Centre. To ensure the correct operation of the turbines by carrying out actions aimed at continuous improvement in operation processes.
Required Skills and Competencies
We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply.