Senior Commissioning Engineer - NEXAMP

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Job Title
Senior Commissioning Engineer
Job Location
Boston, MA
Job Description

Do you want to be a part of the clean energy movement? Are you passionate about improving our environment for this generation and those to follow? Are you ready to take on new challenges and collaborate with a future-focused team leading the way into new markets? Join Nexamp! 

This is where you can learn from industry leaders and become one yourself. It's fast-paced, mission-based work that challenges the status quo. Be on the team that's changing the world. 

What we’re looking for: 

Nexamp is growing their Commissioning team and seeking to hire a Senior Commissioning Engineer to provide technical support during project commissioning for Nexamp’s portfolio of commercial and utility scale photovoltaic systems and energy storage systems.  You will provide remote support and occasional field support for DAS, inverter, BESS and SCADA commissioning as well as witness tests.  You will work closely with Nexamp Engineering, Deployment, Grid Integration (GRIT), Supply Chain and O&M teams.

You will be hybrid out of either of Boston, MA or Chicago, IL office. You will report directly to the Manager, Commissioning. 

What you’ll do:  

  • Provide technical support to Nexamp Engineering, Deployment, GRIT and O&M departments during project commissioning for Nexamp’s portfolio of DG and utility scale PV projects.
  • Manage project commissioning schedules with Deployment, SCADA and GRIT based on key project milestones.
  • Coordinate inverter, DAS, SCADA, BESS and contractor site commissioning.
  • Assist, mentor, and train junior commissioning engineers and field technicians to increase their capabilities.
  • Provide remote support and occasional field support for DAS, inverter, BESS and SCADA commissioning as well as witness tests.
  • Review construction drawings for conformance with Nexamp standards and project requirements on SCADA and network design.
  • Provide technical support to the Supply Chain team by reviewing and providing commentary on DAS & SCADA component and enclosure quotes.
  • Deliver safe projects ready to be energized through the project commissioning process to Nexamp’s GRIT and O&M teams with a focus on project uptime post-commissioning and energization.
  • Review and validate site performance of assets once live, including managing or executing performance testing and identifying and troubleshooting underperformance.
  • Develop expertise in the industry standards around SCADA and network design and best practices.
  • Support research on continuous improvements to products specified and networking + commissioning best practices.
  • Interact with a variety of engineering disciplines including electrical, design, & GRIT.
  • Travel up to 20%.
  • Additional duties as assigned and/or directed.

What you’ll bring: (adding in required skills AND Nexamp competencies) 

  • Engineering Degree from accredited University, College
  • 2-4 years of experience commissioning/ troubleshooting in electrical power systems, network design or equivalent
  • Previous experience in scheduling multiple outside parties
  • Familiarity with SEL relay settings 
  • Knowledge of inverter parameter setting procedures
  • 1-2 years working in solar or storage in a technical role preferred.
  • Knowledge of electrical principles preferred
  • Prior experience with solar and/or BESS commissioning preferred
  • MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint software proficiency
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as work independently
  • Ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple projects and tasks
  • Commitment to Nexamp's mission and have a passion for solving tomorrow's climate crisis today.
  • Demonstrated experience in effectively communicating information, ideas, and perspectives with people inside and beyond your organization.   
  • Experience in showcasing initiative to make improvements to current work, processes, products, and services across the organization. We value accountability and an ownership mentality. 
  • Ability to ask appropriate questions, analyze data, identify the root causes of problems, and present creative solutions. 
  • Expertise in building strong internal and external relationships with customers and stakeholders, instilling trust and loyalty across the industry. 
  • Eagerness to develop a fundamental understanding of how Nexamp operates and then apply that knowledge effectively to inform business decisions.  

If you don’t meet 100% of the above qualifications, but see yourself contributing, please submit an application.  We encourage people from minority or marginalized groups to apply. 

At Nexamp, our mission is to build the future of energy so it is clean, simple, and accessible for all. We believe a diverse team brings different perspectives and experiences, thus benefiting our work. We are committed to providing a work environment free from discrimination. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against applicants on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. By encouraging a culture where ideas and decisions come from all people, we believe it will help us grow, innovate, and be a part of environmental and social change. 

You’ll love working here because:  

Not only will you get to take part in meaningful work and have the chance to change the world alongside innovative, dedicated, and motivated peers, but you will also have access to all the benefits that Nexamp offers! This includes our competitive compensation package; a 401(k) employer-match; health, dental, and vision insurance starting day one; flexible paid time off and holiday PTO; commuter benefits, cell phone reimbursement; as well as a hybrid work environment. We have headquarters in Boston, MA and Chicago, IL, in addition to growing offices nationwide. We provide healthy snacks, coffee, service days and other volunteer opportunities, company outings, and more!  

Nexamp's People team manages all aspects of recruitment and hiring within our organization. We want to inform third-party recruiters, staffing firms, and related agencies that Nexamp does not accept unsolicited resumes. Resumes will only be considered from these entities if a signed agreement is in place and the People team explicitly authorizes external recruiting assistance for a specific position. Any unsolicited resumes received will be deemed the property of Nexamp. We want to emphasize that Nexamp is not liable for any fees associated with unsolicited resumes. 


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NEXAMP Headquarters Location

Boston, MA

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NEXAMP Company Size

Between 200 - 1,000 employees

NEXAMP Founded Year


NEXAMP Total Amount Raised


NEXAMP Funding Rounds

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  • Private Equity

    $520,000,000 USD

  • Debt Financing

    $400,000,000 USD

  • Private Equity

    $240,000,000 USD

  • Debt Financing

    $440,000,000 USD

  • Undisclosed

    $54,032,893 USD

  • Undisclosed

    $14,562,137 USD

  • Undisclosed

    $6,500,000 USD