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Mechanical Engineer II Job Details | ENGIE

  • Chicago, USA

Job description

What You Can Expect

As a Mechanical Engineer II, you will bring technical expertise to a large operating fleet of wind and solar utility-scale projects, to maximize asset performance and reliability. You will be responsible for providing engineering support relating to wind and solar mechanical components, such as drivetrain systems, wind blades, hydraulic systems, generators, towers, foundations, fasteners, and solar trackers. You will adapt to site needs as they arise, tackling a variety of challenges using a continuous improvement mindset and collaborate with site and interfacing teams and own projects to improve operational efficiency. You may coordinate projects related to asset condition-monitoring, performance measurements, QA/QC monitoring, and new technology pilots.


·  Serve as first line engineering support to boost asset availability and solve operations problems. to meet KPI targets for equipment reliability and availability by using drawings and designs, operating experience, fundamental engineering principles, and more
·  Assess damage to major components, categorize severity, and provide repair or troubleshooting dispositions to the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs)
·  Monitor and evaluate mechanical performance by examining and trending the results of various inspections,  monitoring systems, and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system results
·  Provide timely and effective follow-up actions based on identified problems, trends, and root cause determinations
·  Serve as a technical liaison within and outside the organization with responsibility to act independently regarding technical matters
·  Act as a mechanical consultant to teams within ENGIE to verify dispositions of OEMs, 3rd party Independent Engineer (IE)’s, and independent service providers
·  Negotiate critical and controversial issues with top level engineers and officers of other organizations and companies
·  Support multiple wind and solar sites in both US and Canada
·  Make decisions and recommendations having significant impact on extensive engineering and related activities for the company
·  Identify and prevent equipment faults/failures using proven Root Cause Analysis methodologies, such as 8 Disciplines (8D) Problem Solving, 6-sigma etc.
·  Manage subcontractors during site maintenance activities as required
·  Evaluate and implement mechanical improvement and pilot projects
·  Develop the business case, economic justification, and budgets
·  Oversee the implementation plan: develop Request For Quotes (RFQs), evaluate bids and contracts, award Purchase Orders (PO’s), manage contractors and costs in the field, and monitor effectiveness
·  Develop scope, schedule, and review End of Warranty inspections for major components and file necessary claims with generation equipment OEMs
·  Participate and support site safety and environmental management systems; assure safety and environmental considerations are included in all activities
·  Manage mechanical engineering and repair documents to be accurate and of high quality and consistency across the North American fleet
·  Develop and present training, standard procedures, and technical documentation as required for safe and efficient operations 
·  Present technical information and results to site staff, management, directors and VP of operations



What You’ll Bring

·  Bachelor’s degree in which you completed coursed in Mechanical Engineering 
·  Minimum Two (2) years of relevant experience   
·  Experience in the Renewables Energy industry
·  Experience in conducting root cause analyses
·  Knowledge of industry standards and recommended practices - The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), DNV/GL, The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), America Case Management Association (ACMA), etc.
·  Knowledge of mechanical operations & maintenance across multiple manufacturers (i.e. GE, Nordex, Acciona, Siemens, Vestas, Goldwind, etc) or repair contractors
·  Experience creating engineering tools using programming languages like Matlab, Python or SQL
·  Demonstrate a high degree of creativity, foresight, and mature judgment in planning, organizing, and guiding extensive engineering programs and activities
·  Manage one or more programs of complex diversity and scope which are of critical importance to overall company objectives
·  Possess strong planning, scheduling and project management skills with the ability to plan and work independently.
·  Possess strong computer and analytical skills, including advanced MS Office Product skills like Excel, SharePoint, and/or PowerBI



Additional Details

·  This role is eligible for our hybrid work policy
·  Must be available to travel domestically and internationally up to 20% of the time and with the need for some overnight trips
·  Must possess a valid U.S. driver’s license/clean driving record, the job may require to drive a company car
·  Must be willing and able to comply with ENGIE’s policy with respect to COVID vaccination and testing 
·  Must be willing and able to comply with all ENGIE ethics and safety policies 
·  The position consists of 80% work indoors and 20% work outdoors; outdoor work may expose the employee to weather conditions 
·  Ability to climb ladders and work in heights > 250 feet; enter confined spaces as required to complete assigned task
·  Hear and understand audible alarms, detect changes in noise levels of rotating equipment and portable radio communication
·  Could involve some lifting




Salary Range: $74,500 – $114,195 USD annually


This represents the average expected pay range for a qualified candidate.

Actual offered salary may depend on geography, experience, industry knowledge, education, internal pay alignment, or other bona fide factors.


ENGIE complies with all federal, state, and local minimum wage laws. Actual salary offered may vary depending on geography, experience, education, internal pay alignment, or other bona fide factors. 


In addition to base pay, this position is eligible for a competitive bonus / incentive plan.


Your Talent Acquisition Partner can share more specific information regarding the benefits or the salary for the position based on the work location


At ENGIE, we take your well-being seriously. Our comprehensive benefits package includes options for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, employer-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance, ESPP, generous paid time off including wellness days, holidays and leave programs. We also help you plan for retirement by offering a 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with a company match.  But that's not all – we're dedicated to the health and happiness of your entire family, offering supplemental benefits for full time employees that enhance emotional and physical well-being through all stages of life from family forming to caregiver benefits. Explore our benefits package to see how we can support you. Learn more .




ENGIE North America isn’t just participating in the Zero-Carbon Transition, we’re leading it!  Join us as we develop energy that is renewable, efficient, and accessible to everyone.  


At ENGIE, our goal is to support, promote, and thrive on diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We do so for the benefit of our employees, customers, products and services, and community.  ENGIE is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace, and we are firmly committed to creating an equitable and inclusive environment for all employees.


We are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.


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We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment visa for this role at any time.


The safety of our employees is our number one priority. All employees at ENGIE have both a duty and the authority to STOP WORK if unsafe acts are observed. 

Business Unit:  GBU Renewables

Division:  REN NORTHAM - US

Legal Entity:  ENGIE North America Inc.

Contract Type:  Permanent

Job Type:  Full - Time

Professional Experience:  Junior (experience < 3 years)

Education Level:  Bachelor's Degree

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