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AES Principal Engineer, Renewable Energy in New York

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Principal Engineer, Renewable Energy

The AES Integrated EPC team focuses on technically connecting the growing global renewables' business. Among other areas the team’s mandates are primarily achieved through facilitating and maintaining technical standards enabling and publicizing key technical groups, and aiding in the processing of key lessons learned from throughout the project life cycle. Currently a role is open to focus on the fielding, management, and completion of “Lessons Learned.”


Use project management software to supervise the initiations through completion of LL-

Set accurate goals and schedule with the “solution owners” of the Lessons Learned (LL).

Take clear notes as you contact to the LL reporter and potential solution owners around the company.

Report updates to IEPC during weekly call— e.g., Monday.

Report Lessons Learned progress to Sr. LL Advisors once a week – e.g., Thursday.


Project management trained for achieving task on time, budget, and to quality standards (with a focus on internal operational process-improvements tasks)

Must understand E, P, and C, and the O (operations), and the D (development) responsibilities for the full cycle in energy projects business.

Commercial and business minded engineer.

5-10 years renewable energy proven experience.

Crucial skills include: tact and management of non-direct reports at levels senior and junior to this position; a subtle, connector of people, ideas, and materials.

Bachelor’s degree in engineering.

Masters or equivalent experience in engineering and/or MBA or equivalent experience will be helpful.

Project Management Professional certification would be beneficial.

Renewables Engineering experience— preferably experience with all renewables— if experience has been only with one technology (wind, solar, or storage) must have familiarity with and interest to learn from others.

Technically capable with SharePoint,, MS Teams, OneDrive, and metadata.

Willingness and ability to travel up to 5%.

AES is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to building strength and delivering long-term sustainability through diversity and inclusion. Respecting all backgrounds, differences and perspectives enables us to improve the lives of our people, customers, suppliers, contractors, and the communities in which we live and work. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and/or expression, race, national origin, ethnicity, age, religion, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. E-Verify Notice: AES will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

The expected salary for this position, at commencement of employment, is between $130.000 and $170.000/Annual; however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements such as annual bonus, in addition to a full range of medical, dental, vision, life, financial, and/or other benefits (including 401(k) eligibility and various paid time off benefits, such as vacation, sick time, and parental leave), dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if a candidate receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

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