Senior Manager, EPC Estimation

7 months ago
Full time role
In-person · Tysons, VA, US... more
In-person · Tysons, VA, US... more

Job Description

About Energy Vault
Energy Vault® develops and deploys utility-scale energy storage solutions designed to transform the world's approach to sustainable energy storage. The Company's comprehensive offerings include proprietary gravity-based storage, battery storage, and green hydrogen energy storage technologies. Each storage solution is supported by the Company’s hardware technology-agnostic energy management system software and integration platform. Unique to the industry, Energy Vault’s innovative technology portfolio delivers customized short-and-long-duration energy storage solutions to help utilities, independent power producers, and large industrial energy users significantly reduce levelized energy costs while maintaining power reliability. Utilizing eco-friendly materials with the ability to integrate waste materials for beneficial reuse, Energy Vault’s EVx™ gravity-based energy storage technology is facilitating the shift to a circular economy while accelerating the global clean energy transition for its customers. Please visit www.energyvault.com for more information.

Our purpose: We exist to enable a sustainably energized world.
Our vision: We envision a future where nature and humankind coexist in harmony.
Our mission: We provide energy solutions to accelerate the global transition to renewable energy.
Our values: We Commit, Innovate, Connect, Deliver, and Lead.

About the role
We seek an experienced Senior Manager, Project Construction Estimation to support cost estimation for building Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) projects globally.  You will be part of application engineering team and work directly with application engineers and commercial team. These projects are based on our technology agnostic energy storage systems to provide dynamic solutions to our clients, including utilities, governments, and industrial companies.  As we rapidly grow and deliver on more contracts worldwide, you will be responsible for Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) proposal processes globally and play a key role in the global EPC cost framework. 


What you will do

  • Listen to and address the needs of customers by designing a technology agnostic solution which meets and exceeds customer requirements
  • Create RFPs or RFQs and work with procurement to identify suitable partner(s)
  • Work across teams to pull information and resources as necessary to design and differentiate customer-centric solutions
  • Run techno-economic analysis to drive optimum design and solution
  • Develop the necessary tools and processes to drive continuous improvement in Energy Vault’s customer proposals and offerings
  • Be able to interpret & create if necessary SLDs and site layouts that accurately represent the proposed solutions
  • Work with team lead to identify strategic partnerships 

What a qualified candidate should possess

  • 2+ years engineering experience with Energy Storage Systems (ESS) and 2+ years with Renewable Generation technologies
  • 5+ years of construction experience with Renewable Energy Systems
  • BS in engineering (electrical, mechanical, or similar) strongly preferred, but not required
  • Existing relationships with North American based EPC companies
  • Experience in negotiating EPC contracts with subcontracts
  • Experience with Renewable Energy Project management is a plus
  • Experience with electrical power systems designed for power generation, distribution, and storage
  • Experience managing all aspects of technical solution proposal including site evaluation and analysis, technology selection and optimization, detailed costing and estimating, and EPC contract negotiations
  • Basic knowledge of NEC, IBC, IEC and IEEE requirements in renewable and energy storage industry
  • Experience in electrical design including basic conductor sizing, protection and controls configuration, and familiarity with substation design and engineering concepts
  • Good knowledge and understanding of inverter-based power systems including basic design principles and limitations
  • Good understanding of electricity markets and products and use cases realized by Energy Storage systems.
  • Willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 30%
  • Comfortable in fast-paced, rapid growth environments

Energy Vault compensation and benefits for USA employees currently include:

  • Annual bonus based on company and individual performance.
  • Restricted Stock Units (RSUs).
  • 401K employer matching.
  • 80% coverage for medical, dental, and vision plans for employees and family.
  • 100% company-paid Life insurance, Short- and long-term disability insurance.
  • 10 holidays per year.
  • Flexible time off plus 96 hours of sick time.
  • Reimbursement for home office equipment, phone, and internet expenses.
  • Ongoing exploration of additional benefits as the company grows.

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At Energy Vault we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants. We believe inclusion creates opportunity for collaborative excellence through diversity of thought. We invite individuals of all genders, races, identities, ethnicities, sexual orientations, national origins, abilities, protected veteran status, religions, educational and socioeconomic backgrounds to explore employment with our organization.

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