Principal Electrical Designer

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Bangalore, India, India

Posted on: 2024-02-28

Category: energy

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About the company:

Fluence is the leading global energy storage technology and services company, created and backed by Siemens and AES, two industry powerhouses and pioneers in energy storage. Fluence unites the scale, experience, breadth, and financial backing of the two most experienced icons in energy storage.

Our mission is to create a more sustainable future by transforming the way we power our world. Energy storage is critical to this transformation, yet today the market is fragmented and customers face the challenge of finding a trusted technology partner amidst conflicting technical claims, inexperienced vendors and installers, and new market entrants with limited power sector knowledge.

Fluence brings the proven technology solutions and services that overcome the commercial and regulatory barriers that stand in the way of modernizing our energy networks. We are the partner that can deliver at a global scale with the most experienced and knowledgeable team in the world.

About Fluence: Fluence Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq: FLNC) is a global market leader in energy storage products and services, and optimization software for renewables and storage. With a presence in over 47 markets globally, Fluence provides an ecosystem of offerings to drive the clean energy transition, including modular, scalable energy storage products, comprehensive service offerings, and the Fluence IQ Platform, which delivers AI-enabled SaaS products for managing and optimizing renewables and storage from any provider. Fluence is transforming the way we power our world by helping customers create more resilient and sustainable electric grids.
For more information, visit our website, or follow us on LinkedIn or Twitter. To stay up to date on the latest industry insights, sign up for Fluence's Full Potential Blog.

We are guided by our passion to transform the way we power our world. Achieving our goals requires creativity, diversity of ideas and backgrounds, and building trust to effect change and move with speed.

We are Leading
Fluence currently has thousands of MW of energy storage projects operated or awarded worldwide in addition to the thousands of MW of projects managed by our trading platform—and we are growing every day.

We are Responsible
Fluence is defined by its unwavering commitment to safety, quality, and integrity.

We are Agile
We achieve our goals and meet our customer’s needs by cultivating curiosity, adaptability, and self-reflection in our teams.

We are Fun
We value the diversity in thought and experience of our coworkers and customers. Through honest, forthcoming, and respectful communications we work to ensure that Fluence is an inclusive and welcoming environment for all. 

Perform detailed electrical design for Battery Energy Storage System projects. Design, analyze and prepare project deliverables for battery and inverter systems, substations, power distribution systems, lighting & grounding systems, and other electrical systems as required by each project. Provide technical support for design/engineering, fabrication and construction. Be able to perform as a task or overall project design lead if required.
-        Create design guidelines for Electrical design team
-        Create quality checklists, and design quality process to enhance and ensure the quality of electrical design deliverables.
-        Lead and execute the electrical design scope for projects in different phases (FEED, Detail Engineering)
-        Apply thorough working knowledge to prepare and oversee the development of key project deliverables, including (but not limited to) the following:
o   One-line diagrams
o   Block diagrams
o   Electrical building and equipment layouts
o   Cable schedule
o   Interconnection and wiring diagrams
o   Bills of Material
o   Cable tray layouts
o   Cable routing layout
o   UG/AG routing layouts
o   Lighting layout
o   Lighting design calculations
o   Grounding Layouts
-         Use 3D modelling tools as required to model the electrical equipment, cable trays, and other components to ensure the design is clash free, as well as the constructability of the design.
-         Support Project Development and Coordination, including (but not limited to) the following:
o   Identify and prepare design list of deliverables based on the scope of work.
o   Coordinate with other disciplines and BoP Contractors to finalize the design.
o   Function as electrical design project lead or electrical task lead if required.
o   Report to and coordinate with lead engineer for assigned tasks.
o   Assist electrical designers and coordinate with electrical engineers on assigned tasks.
o   Maintain close coordination with other discipline designers and engineers.
o   Carefully evaluate, communicate and manage change with full awareness of project impact.
-         Provide support of vendor and BoP packages, including (but not limited to) the following:
o   Perform design review of supplier documents for electrical and non-electrical packages (as required)
o   Perform design review of BoP documents for electrical and other discipline drawings (as applicable)
-         Construction Site Support Experience, including (but not limited to) the following:
o   Provide technical design support to Construction personnel.
o   Provide support to resolve design technical issues and coordinate with lead engineer, BoP contractor, and other disciplines as needed to resolve site issues.
o   Provide technical assistance for pre-commissioning, energization, commissioning and start-up, as required by project.
 -Support senior and younger designers and help them to reach the next level
-Executing tasks related to Fluence’ safety KPIs
-Travel throughout EMEA

Fluence IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and fully subscribes to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity to ensure that all applicants and employees are considered for hire, promotion, and job status without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital or familial status. 


  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant detailed electrical design experience with design of power systems for utility installations, oil and gas, industrial plants, PV plants, Battery Storage Systems or similar in the EMEA region
  • Strong experience in executing FEED, Detail Engineering as well as EPC projects.
  • Strong interdisciplinary skills and knowledgeable about the tasks performed within other disciplines with a
  • Experienced in drafting tools i.e. AutoCAD
  • Experienced in 3D modelling tool (i.e. Revit or similar)
  • Technical knowledge of the detailed design process and sequences
  • Expert in leading tasks without directions and supervision.
  • Expert in breaking down complex design tasks into smaller executable activities that are exicuted by different designers.
  • Expert in creating design deliverables list and planning them in proper sequence as per dependency matrix.
  • Strong experience in constructability related aspects of electrical design
  • Experienced with applicable codes, standards and regulations used in EMEA Region
  • Solution-orientated
  • Good communication skills
  • Fluency in English
  • German language skills beneficial
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