Openings at National Grid Renewables

National Grid Renewables, which includes the renewables development company formerly known as Geronimo Energy, is a leading North American renewable energy company based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with satellite offices located in the regions where it develops, constructs, and operates renewable energy projects. As a farmer-friendly and community focused company, National Grid Renewables develops projects for corporations and utilities that seek to repower America’s electricity grid by reigniting local economies and reinvesting in a sustainable future. National Grid Renewables is part of the competitive, unregulated Ventures division of National Grid and has a portfolio of solar, wind, and energy storage projects located throughout the United States in various stages of development, construction and operation.

National Grid Renewables develops high value, competitive renewable energy projects. Our focus on communities and farmers means it’s not just about projects, but about the people we work with, both outside and inside our organization. National Grid Renewables Team Members embody our foundational culture of being entrepreneurial, creative, and nimble and take pride in supporting National Grid’s vision to be at the heart of a clean, fair and affordable energy future for all.

Civil Project Engineer

Job Title
Civil Project Engineer
Job ID
27413673
Location
Bloomington,  MN 55437
Other Location
Description

National Grid Renewables, which includes the renewables development company formerly known as Geronimo Energy, is a leading North American renewable energy company based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with satellite offices located in the regions where it develops, constructs, and operates renewable energy projects. As a farmer-friendly and community focused company, National Grid Renewables develops projects for corporations and utilities that seek to repower America’s electricity grid by reigniting local economies and reinvesting in a sustainable future. National Grid Renewables is part of the competitive, unregulated Ventures division of National Grid and has a portfolio of solar, wind, and energy storage projects located throughout the United States in various stages of development, construction and operation.

National Grid Renewables develops high value, competitive renewable energy projects. Our focus on communities and farmers means it’s not just about projects, but about the people we work with, both outside and inside our organization. National Grid Renewables Team Members embody our foundational culture of being entrepreneurial, creative, and nimble and take pride in supporting National Grid’s vision to be at the heart of a clean, fair and affordable energy future for all.

 

The Role: 

Geronimo Energy is seeking an experienced Civil Engineer to join its Engineering and Construction team. They will perform tasks essential to the Engineering and Construction team, will lead specific projects that have a real impact, and will have the opportunity to greatly contribute to the future success of Geronimo Energy.

 

What You Are Actually Doing: 

  • Specification and Scope of Work Development
    • Develop specifications and scopes of work for all civil, structural, and geotechnical engineering aspects of renewable projects.
    • Be the owner of the documents and manage revisions
  • Site Visits and Inspections
    • Site meetings to review engineering issues that arise.
    • Verify compliance with the engineered design.
  • Procurement and Contract Management
    • Manage consultant, engineering firm, and material procurement RFP's and contracts.
    • Act as the internal SME for solar trackers and manage the relationships with the solar tracker vendors.
  • Design Review
    • Manage the civil, structural, and geotechnical engineering design review process for projects moving forward with construction.
  • Early Stage Development Engineering
    • Assist Developers with engineering issues that arise early on projects in the development process.

What You Bring to the Role: 

  • Ability to communicate effectively with teammates, leadership, and vendors/consultants from around the world.
  • Will need to be a self-starter and be able to manage working between many different projects at the same time.
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering.
  • Solar structural design and single-axis tracker experience preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience, in the utility-scale renewable energy sector
  • Ability and willingness to travel to remote wind and solar energy sites, approximately 20% travel.

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