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Project Controls Engineer at Acciona

Project Controls Engineer

Acciona Illinois City, IL Full Time

We are an international company with a workforce of more than 38,500 top professionals, present in more than 40 countries across the five continents. Leaders in Innovation and Technological Development at the service of society, we’re looking for experts in designing a better planet who can go out there and promote sustainable development and find solutions to the biggest global challenges, including global warming, overpopulation and water scarcity.  Acciona offers a competitive salary, relocation assistance where relocation is required and approved, 401(k) retirement plan, medical, dental, vision, life, short and long-term disability benefits, tuition reimbursement, paid time off, and more.

Job Description

The Project Controls Engineer will be responsible for monitoring project quality and managing and coordinating the logistics of utility scale solar project components from their manufacturing facilities to the project location, ensuring compliance with the logistics plan and contractual requirements.

Other responsibilities of the role are:

  • Prepare, manage, coordinate and monitor the global logistics plan of the project. Revise the plan as needed.

  • Review and approve suppliers’ provided logistics plans. Supplier’s logistics plans must be aligned with Acciona’s global logistics plan.

  • Report any potential deviation with the global logistics plan and develop action plans for mitigation.

  • Monitor logistics through SGA management tool.

  • Create, process, complete and maintain accurate documentation and records associated with the logistics of project components, including an accurate accounting of inventory on site

  • Participate in the development of supply agreements with vendors. Manage compliance with supply agreements in regards to logistics, including deliverables and milestone achievements.,

  • Ensure that all import documentation of the different suppliers is provided in a timely manner.

  • Lead weekly logistics meeting with suppliers and confirm weekly site delivery plan. Maintain job specific meeting minutes and necessary logs.

  • Participate in other daily, weekly, and monthly project meetings.

  • Coordinate delivery of PV components at project site with EPC Contractor and Acciona site team.

  • Review of QA/QC documentation associated with the renewable facilities, including but not limited to tie-ins, start-up, and testing to ensure proper turnover to operations. Participate in final project demobilization, documentation and close-out activities.

  • Create and track Non-Conformities opened to contractors and suppliers.

  • Assist QA/QC personnel both corporate and in the field with issues that arise during construction.

  • Coordinate and monitor reverse logistics.

  • Provide all the information needed to create the daily reporting requirements for our internal and external customers, as well as KPI reporting.

  • Follow Company’s processes and procedures to safely and effectively construct Acciona renewable generating facilities for “Best in Class Performance”.

  • Be proficient at Root Cause Analysis to accurately determine failure mode and reason.

  • Identify cost reduction opportunities.

  • Assist in the training and support of new employees.

  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

Required Skills and Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent. (any degree)

  • 3+ years of experience

  • Experience in quality management.

  • Experience in logistics management.

  • Experience in construction of energy facilities or renewable energy industry is a plus (solar).

  • Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

  • Experience with project management tools and systems (SGA, MS Project, Primavera), is a plus.

  • Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Ability to communicate detailed information accurately to internal / external customers.

  • Demonstrate continuous commitment to safe operations.

  • Be an active role model and constant resource to the organization.

  • Ability to think and analyze situations in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to travel to 15% - 30% of the time to domestic and international locations.

  • Have a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive workforce that is free of all forms of discrimination.


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