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Powin is a leading producer of a utility scale modular battery energy storage system (complete with a patented, advanced, cloud-based monitoring/control system). That means we build power plants out of batteries that put coal and gas generators out of business and enable sustainable viability for renewable energy sources like solar and wind. Powin is, and will continue to be, one of a handful of companies that will provide the equipment necessary to make this happen. Powin has distinct competitive advantages: cost-effectiveness; reliability; scalability; ease of deployment; and operational sophistication. Every day we work to ensure that we maintain these competitive advantages and our position as a global leader in providing turnkey, battery energy storage solutions for utility-scale, commercial and industrial, and microgrid applications.

Powin's Product and Engineering team is seeking a Senior Hardware Quality Assurance System Test Engineer to support Powin's battery storage systems from component level to systems (stack and enclosure) test levels, including but not limited to supporting various energy storage topology and configuration tests, energy storage capacity tests, compliance, and field engineering support.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible to define and create test plan for system level product qualifications
  • Engage with Product and Hardware Engineering organizations to define and execute system level tests, including evaluating various energy storage systems connection with DC/DC and DC/AC coupled topologies
  • Design test procedures and fixtures, drawings or sketches showing proposed test specification and characteristics
  • Design Validation, Review and Report formats for Hardware QA tests
  • Support QA laboratory test process to identify and resolve issues relating to test setup, test failures, and root cause analysis
  • Support HW QA environmental stress test including – Mechanical and electrical, HALT, ALT tests etc. for the analysis of energy storage systems and sub-systems
  • Support Compliance and safety activities during pre and post - compliance test activities including UL/IEC - ESD, EMI/EMC etc. certifications
  • Advance knowledge and use of electronic test systems and equipment i.e. oscilloscopes, multimeters, power supplies, PV simulators, power analyzers, spectrum analyzers, thermal chamber etc.
  • Advanced knowledge of DC and AC- single & 3 phase power system, power transformers, energy conversion systems and tests
  • Employee is also responsible for all other duties as directed by the Company or supervisor.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Electrical Engineering or Equivalent
  • At least 5 years’ experience supporting hardware QA products, safety, and compliance test.
  • At least 5 years related hands-on power system test engineering experience in power electronics, PV inverters, Energy storage or similar.
  • Ability to train new or junior techs and engineers.


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