Requisition ID R9065

Power Systems Engineer
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Develop new power solutions to meet field needs, in coordination with other engineers on the team. Provide consulting on existing power installations for improvements to help provide reliable power for field operations. Special focus on solar systems.

Job Description


  • Evaluate and design electrical power solutions to be deployed for field needs, working alongside the power engineers and collaborating with peers at partner organizations and on the field.
  • Evaluate various solutions
  • Provide design, accounting for sustainability, retirement of old systems, initial and ongoing costs, alternate solutions, and documentation.
  • Focus on solar power systems and low power computing.
  • Provide troubleshooting analysis to identify and resolve problems with existing power systems.
  • Improve power system solutions through research and innovation.
  • Maintain and further develop technical skills, keeping abreast of new industry developments, conducting self-study and attending training.
  • Represent Power Systems to customers and public in a professional manner to share information about solar power and related technologies.


  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent troubleshooting and analytical skills.
  • Able to prioritize based on organization requirements and strategic benefit.
  • Demonstrate consistency (fairness) and a Christ like and professional attitude toward customers and colleagues.
  • Passionate about learning and keeping skills current.
  • Demonstrate adaptability -- a willingness to follow emerging technology and trends and to adjust to changes in field methods for equipment use.

Education & Experience

  • Associate degree Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 2 years experience in "hands-on" electronic trouble-shooting and repair.

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Our faith inspires and informs our commitment to expand possibilities for people to thrive. We believe all people are created by God and given language as a means for flourishing. Through language, we understand who we are, experience relationships and explore life’s most important questions.