Enchanted Rock: Power Systems Operator in Houston and Remote, TX

Enchanted Rock

Opportunity Title: Power Systems Operator
Location: Houston and Remote, TX

Closed Date: 5/5/2017


Founded in 2006, Enchanted Rock (ER), Ltd. has grown to become the sector leader in building and operating cost effective microgrids that help companies manage physical and financial risk associated with electricity. The company is responsible for the design, installation, operations and maintenance of over 67 MW of customer microgrids in the Greater Houston Area and 160 MW of grid reliability distributed generation sites across Texas. Enchanted Rock is the only company in Texas with a demonstrated track record in all areas of microgrids and distributed power including electrical interconnection, energy market integration, control technologies, construction, and asset operations and maintenance.

Job Description

The Power Systems Operator will ensure the high reliability of the microgrid generation systems. This position will work with many of the business units within Enchanted Rock including ER Electric and Electranet Service to develop a plan to sustain a high level of operability from site construction throughout equipment life. The Power Systems Operator will coordinate with the Network Operations Center (NOC) to ensure Enchanted Rock can meet customer requirements for on-demand electricity.


  •  Point of contact for system control and electrical equipment operability.
  • Perform pre-commission work and tests on system automatic transfer switches, electrical wiring, generator equipment and control program.
  • Commission microgrids and perform operational testing.
  • Troubleshoot and repair electrical and control issues.
  • Direct repair efforts on larger system maintenance items.
  • Develop procedures for operations and repair efforts to establish baseline for all technicians in all regions.
  • Support NOC in safe and efficient operation of equipment during normal operations and grid disruptions.
  • Provide recommendations for improvements in design for existing and future generation equipment.
  • Provide training on best practices and lessons learned on microgrid operation.
  • Ensure Safe Operation of electrical equipment by enforcing company and industry standards.

Minimum Requirements

  • Meet NextOp program requirements.
  • 5-10 years of combined experience in Electrical and Mechanical systems operation.
  • Ability to multi-task and handle multiple projects.
  • Effective written and oral communications.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and coordinate with other areas to achieve goals and objectives with minimum direct supervision.
  • Ability to effectively manage time and complete projects on a timely basis.
  • Work with minimum supervision, be a self-starter, able to meet goals and deadlines.
  • Ability to troubleshoot issues and conduct root cause analysis.
  • Ability to interpret Electrical and Mechanical schematics.
  • Develop procedures to efficiently execute task.
  • Strong computer skills and proficiency with MS Office products (Project, Outlook, Word, Excel & Power Point).

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of electrical power distribution and control systems design.
  • Mechanical systems experience.
  • Technical Degree or Certification.
  • Understanding of the National Electrical Code (NEC).



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