Title:  Commissioning Engineer * for Energy Storage Systems


Kassel, DE

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Commissioning Engineer * for Energy Storage Systems

Category:  Test, Quality, Research & Development

SMA Sunbelt Energy GmbH is a 100% subsidiary of SMA Solar Technology AG. It was founded in 2014 and focuses on off-grid, solar hybrid and battery projects. SMA Sunbelt Energy GmbH concentrates its business on the worldwide Sunbelt regions (Africa, Central America and Caribbean, Middle East, Southeast Asia and Pacific) as well as large scale battery storage markets.


Your contribution to the big picture


  • You manage the commissioning process and partially commission our on-grid and offgrid hybrid and storage projects
  • You cooperate with multiple project partners including for example customer site representative, grid operators, SMA Sunbelt project managers, project engineers, sub-contractors, suppliers, control systems teams or SCADA team
  • You develop and execute commissioning plans including resourcing and scheduling
  • You lead commissioning effort to achieve commercial operations, and handover to the O&M team for each project
  • You define and execute test protocols based on project requirements
  • You supervise the complete commissioning and acceptance testing of the main components (inverter, SCADA and control systems, battery, balance of plant, metering, HVAC, fire suppression and electrical systems)
  • You conduct Site Acceptance Tests (SAT) based on customer requirements as stated in the project contract


Your skills are needed


  • You have a study in electrical engineering or an equivalent professional qualification
  • Ideally you have 5 years of professional work experience in related field, such as construction, commissioning, project management, performance testing and troubleshooting
  • Experience with Inverters and their operation is a plus
  • You have high knowledge and experience with SCADA protocols such as: IEC60870-5-101/-103/104, IEC 61850, DNP3 & Modbus
  • You have experiences with Network devices and settings like Managed Ethernet Switches, Media Converters (Fiber & Serial)
  • You have the ability to write specifications and work plans for others to implement
  • You can work in a structured and independent manner, with a high level of engagement and capacity of teamwork
  • You have great communication skills to explain work packages to others and motivate colleagues, clients, suppliers, and contractors


That sounds interesting to you? Under the following links you can learn more about some of our projects

  • Project BigBattery Lausitz (Schwarze Pumpe)
  • Project St. Eustatius: 100 Percent Caribbean Solar Power
  • Project “The Brando”



#bethechange We look forward to receiving your application.

Your contact is Frederik Otto | HR Business Partner | Telephone: +49 561 9522-0


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