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Invenergy Performance Engineer, Operations Engineering in Sao Paulo, United States

Invenergy drives innovation in energy. Powered by decades of entrepreneurial experience and unparalleled execution, we solve the energy challenges facing our customers and communities. We provide power generation and storage solutions at scale around the world to create a cleaner energy future. We develop. We build. We own. We operate. We are Invenergy.

Job Description

Position Overview

As a Performance Engineer, Operations Engineering you will be our in-house source of technical expertise on the design analysis, inspection, and repair of various major wind turbine mechanical components in order to maximize turbine performance and reliability.

Responsibilities

  • Serve as an in-house source of technical expertise on the design, inspection, and repair of various major wind turbine components (e.g. blade, hub, gearbox, coupling, generator, slew bearings, bedplate, tower, foundation, etc.).

  • Revise and improve techniques used for inspecting equipment (visual, audible, borescope, infrared, acoustic emission, ultrasonic, vibration, etc.).

  • Become familiar with equipment repair methods, assist with training of in-house repair teams and provide ongoing technical support.

  • Author detailed inspection and repair procedures, technical bulletins, and operating policy documents.

  • Review critical inspections and provide run / don’t run dispositions as well as monitoring and repair recommendations.

  • Consult with major component repair vendors and coordinate large repair campaigns.  Evaluate new third-party repair vendors for effectiveness.

  • Conduct root cause analysis investigations for major equipment issues and perform in-depth failure rate analysis for major components.

  • Lead pilot projects to evaluate new equipment, tools, or processes.

  • Support the end-of-warranty inspection process at wind farms.

  • Some travel (< 25%) and moderate field work may be required. Travel to the U.S may be required.

    Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in an engineering or technical discipline.

  • Three to five year’s work experience.

  • Strong interest and understanding of wind turbine systems.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products and able to quickly acclimate to new software.

  • Familiar with CMS systems and vibration analysis in wind turbines.

  • Familiar with analysis of gearbox borescope reports, main bearing and blade bearing.

  • Familiar with oil and grease analysis.

  • Familiar with analysis of blade inspection reports.

  • Fluent (written and oral) in English.

    Preferred Skills

  • Experience with equipment reliability and work management programs.

  • Experience with wind turbines, fiberglass work, wind turbine blades / airfoils, industrial bearings / gearing, or concrete structural evaluation.

Invenergy drives innovation in energy. Powered by decades of entrepreneurial experience and unparalleled execution, we solve the energy challenges facing our customers and communities. We provide power generation and storage solutions at scale around the world to create a cleaner energy future. We develop. We build. We own. We operate. We are Invenergy.

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