Location: Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

Company Overview:

KORE Power is based in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho and is building the industry-leading Mark 1 storage solution, with higher storage density, lower cost, and patented safety features.  With support from our partner in China, Do-Fluoride Chemicals, KORE is entering production, and our solutions will be available the first quarter of 2020.  KORE Power is also working towards building a lithium-ion battery manufacturing facility in North America to serve the growing demand for energy storage products.


Position Overview:

KORE Power is currently increasing its Operations and Product Development division. The Field Application Engineer position plays a key role in the KORE Power organization and is critical to operational deployment success. The ideal Field Application Engineer candidate is a talented individual with a desire to explore uncharted territory and take on the challenge of building the next energy storage infrastructure. The candidate who will emerge in this role is a quick learner, comfortable with multi-tasking, and detail oriented. Most importantly, the candidate will understand the importance of getting the job done right the first time.  This position reports directly to the CTO.


Duties and Responsibilities:

• Track onsite system issues and work closely with the development engineers and QC team to achieve resolution prior to commissioning
• Provide technical support and onsite training to construction contractors for system installation
• Work with PCS, meter and other equipment providers on equipment commissioning
• Perform PE DC battery examinations/inspections, identify issues and errors, and run final commissioning checks/tests on battery system
• Work with the system operations and product development team to fix issues and address potential issues
• Provide system training to service contractors and complete periodic system inspection and maintenance, and assist service contractors with the same
• Assist with spare parts inventory management
• Planning and management of site logistics
• Assist with preparation and managing of operational schedules, including detailed commissioning schedules, and ensure all milestone activities take place on or ahead of schedule
• Attend and actively participate in project meetings, including contractor and subcontractor meetings
• Prioritize safety, lead safety meetings, analyze job hazards, and provide prompt resolution of hazards
• Update system software and firmware prior to system installations


Skills and Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Electrical Engineering/Mechanical or a related field preferred with minimum 2-years work experience
• Experience with creating and maintaining project schedules related to electrical construction
• Proficient in electrical engineering fundamentals
• Ability to use electrical test equipment and hands on experience on DMM, meggers, and multi-process calibration equipment such as AV 500 or Bitro
• Experience working with high voltage equipment and working with power conversion systems such as DC/AC/DC inverters, generators etc
• Working knowledge of and experience operating under OSHA 1910.269, NFPA 70E, and 70B
• Ability to read electrical and/or mechanical drawings and specifications and understand terms and conditions of Project Contracts, Subcontracts, and Purchase Orders
• Strong computer skills and experience with MS Office software (Word, Excel, Outlook, Project, Power Point), Confluence, and other collaboration and project management tools
• Experience with Linux, Putty and AUTO CAD (should be able to configure Linux based computers and use command line and Linux based text editors)
• Agility with learning new software and understanding Modbus TCIP configuration
• Demonstrated ability to build positive partnerships and work collaboratively with members of a project team, contractors and subcontractors
• Excellent verbal and written communication, time management and organizational skills
• Wind turbine, solar, or battery storage installation experience preferred
• Ability to startup and commission electrical project is a plus
• Ability to travel internationally to customer locations is required

KORE Power is an equal opportunity employer that offers a competitive salary, benefit package, stock incentive, and the ability to work in a team-centered, collaborative, and supportive atmosphere.

Contact: careers@korepower.com