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Reliability Engineer

Advanced Microgrid Solutions

Advanced Microgrid Solutions

Software Engineering
Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024
Reliability Engineer
Location: Melbourne, Australia
About Fluence
Fluence (Nasdaq: FLNC) is a global market leader in energy storage products and services and digital applications for renewables and storage. With a presence in 30 global markets, Fluence provides an ecosystem of offerings to drive the clean energy transition, including modular, scalable storage products, comprehensive service offerings, and the Fluence IQ platform, which delivers AI-enabled digital applications for managing and optimizing storage and renewables. The company is transforming the way we power our world by helping customers create more resilient and sustainable electric grids. For more information, please visit fluenceenergy.com.
Our Culture and values
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.
ABOUT THE POSITION:
Fluence Energy, a global leader in energy storage solutions, is seeking a passionate and experienced Reliability Engineer to join our team in Australia. As a Reliability Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the reliability, performance, and safety of our energy storage systems across various projects in Australia. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to identify, analyze, and mitigate risks associated with energy storage systems, ultimately driving continuous improvement in reliability and uptime.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
Reliability Analysis: Conduct thorough reliability assessments and failure mode analysis of energy storage systems to identify potential areas for improvement.
Risk Management: Develop and implement risk management strategies to mitigate potential failures and ensure the long-term reliability of energy storage assets.
Data Analysis: Utilize data analytics tools and techniques to analyze performance data and identify trends, anomalies, and opportunities for optimization.
Failure Investigations: Lead investigations into equipment failures, identify root causes, and implement corrective actions to prevent recurrence.
Performance Monitoring: Establish and maintain performance monitoring systems to track the health and performance of energy storage systems in real-time.
Maintenance Optimization: Collaborate with maintenance teams to optimize preventive maintenance schedules and procedures based on reliability data and performance analysis.
Regulatory Compliance: Ensure compliance with relevant regulatory requirements and industry standards related to reliability, safety, and performance of energy storage systems.
Cross-functional Collaboration: Work closely with engineering, operations, and project management teams to integrate reliability considerations into the design, construction, and operation of energy storage projects.
Continuous Improvement: Drive continuous improvement initiatives to enhance the reliability, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness of energy storage systems.
Customer Facing: Interface with customers to present RCA reports and work collaboratively to meet their technical requirements.
Qualifications:
· Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, renewable energy, or a related field.
· Minimum of 5 years of experience in reliability engineering or a similar role, preferably in the energy or power industry.
· Knowledge of battery energy storage systems (BESS) and their components.
· Strong understanding of reliability engineering principles, failure analysis techniques, and risk assessment methodologies.
· Proficiency in data analysis and statistical tools/software (e.g., Python, MATLAB, JMP).
· Experience with energy storage technologies (e.g. lithium-ion batteries) is highly desirable.
· Proven track record of driving results and implementing reliability improvements in complex technical systems.
· Knowledge of relevant industry standards and regulatory requirements related to energy storage
· Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to troubleshoot complex technical issues.
· Strong communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate with cross-functional teams.
· Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt to changing priorities.
· Attention to detail and a commitment to maintaining high-quality standards.
· Valid driver's license and willingness to travel to project sites as required.
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Fluence uses LinkedIn Talent Hub to manage our recruitment process. To be considered for this and all roles at the company, applicants must apply directly on LinkedIn here.
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.