Energy Storage Engineer


Austin, TX, US, 78701 Valhalla, NY, US, 10595 Chicago, IL, US, 60654


RWE Clean Energy, LLC

Functional area: Engineering 

Remuneration: Exempt



The Energy Storage Engineer will primarily be responsible for developing preliminary designs and evaluating new markets, energy storage applications, and use cases. The candidate will need knowledge of energy markets to ensure optimal use cases for projects in front-of-the-meter and behind-the-meter applications. The candidate will be responsible for engineering activities, including project development support, project design, utility tariff review, energy use case model, development of single line diagrams, site plans, and customer utility bill evaluation. This position plays an important role in the department through development activities across several projects, participation in industry working groups, customer discussions, and supporting local project approvals. Upon completion of development, the candidate will be responsible for developing engineering design packages for permitting. The candidate will be responsible for completing the work directly or through internal or external resources.



  • Develop preliminary PV and BESS system use energy cases through customer bill evaluation, utility tariff, and energy market evaluation (retail or wholesale)
  • Support the interconnection application submitted and managed by the internal team through technical knowledge
  • Energy Storage equipment evaluation and selection
  • Energy storage system construction support and commissioning by field contractors
  • Ensure all design deliverables meet the internal engineering standards and pertinent codes
  • Coordinate external engineering resources as necessary and manage the task order and accounting process
  • Develop specifications for BESS system controls to ensure compliance with the energy use case model
  • Create a detailed Permit and Construction drawing package for the electrical portion of BES projects
  • Review of Request for Proposals and support proposal development. Provide proposal input including detailed technical project descriptions, legal risk and responsibility definitions, financial analysis, detailed supporting documentation of contractor quotes, simulation results, and cost and savings derivations



  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering (or related)
  • PE Registration as a Professional Engineer (preferred)  
  • Driver’s License required 
  • Competent with computer software including Microsoft Office suite, AutoCAD Civil 3D, Matlab, and SKM/ETap  
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Energy storage systems and products
  • Experience reviewing utility tariffs and energy market evaluation 
  • Exhibited ability to develop Energy Storage use case models, which incorporate equipment efficiencies, degradation, and thermal management and integrate into a use case financial model that incorporates utility and energy market evaluation components 
  • Able to plan and manage the development and production of permit and contract documents for the construction of electrical Energy Storage systems
  • Ability to integrate both verbal and written communications with interpersonal skills 
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to work within a cross-functional team
  • Self-motivated attitude with the ability to multi-task and thrive in a timeline-driven environment individually or as part of a team
  • Analytical and mathematical mind, capable of evaluating and solving various problems 
  • Capable of interacting effectively across organizational boundaries to achieve goals and meet deadline
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to manage customer relationships 
  • Demonstrated existing and continued desire to learn about the renewables space 
  • Excellent proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook) and Teams 
  • Strong leadership and communication and ability to meet deadlines 
  • Strong organization skills and ability to coordinate multiple tasks and deliverables 
  • Ability to multi-task while working independently and as part of a team 
  • Motivated self-starter, goal-oriented, and strong problem-solving abilities 
  • Proven ability to empathize, build relationships, and effectively communicate with people from a diverse set of backgrounds 
  • Responds well to direction, is easy to challenge and develop, and is coachable 
  • Is detail-oriented, has strong business acumen, and a sound understanding of business concepts


Work Environment: This position is a hybrid office-based role with some travel and visits to other RWECE offices and field locations. The employee must be able to sit, walk, or stand for long durations of time. 


Disclaimer: The duties and responsibilities described are not a comprehensive list, and additional tasks may be assigned to the employee from time to time. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s rights to assign or re-assign duties to this job at any time.


Pay range: The annual base salary range for this position in New York is $108,000.00 - $165,000.00. The listed salary range represents our good faith estimate for this position and represents the range for new hire salaries across all U.S locations. Please note that the salary information is a general guideline only. RWE considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate’s education & work experience, training & certifications, and key skills as well as market and business considerations at the time of the offer.

Benefits offered: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, 401(k) match, Flexible Spending Accounts, EAP, Education Assistance, Parental Leave, Paid time off, and Holidays. Eligible employees also participate in short-term incentives, in addition to salary.

RWE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

For 125 years RWE has been the source of energy for millions of people across the globe. Now we’re making all that energy green. This decade alone we’re investing €50bn into renewables and will be carbon neutral by 2040 – ten years earlier than most other global targets. This is a chance to play a key role on our journey.

Join our renewables specialists, working across the clean energy spectrum to grow our operations to 50 GW by 2030 – with some of the world’s largest on and offshore wind farms and industry-leading hydrogen initiatives. We’re also considered innovators in solar development including floating photovoltaics and agri-photovoltaics. Or add your expertise to our supply and trading operations, brokering renewable electricity, green gas, commodities, and CO2 emission allowances from one of our advanced energy trading floors.

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