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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Summary

Experienced Solar Engineer specializing in energy generation evaluation and system design of large-scale multi-MW PV systems. Passionate about programming and data analysis.

Highlights
  • Extensive experience in utility and commercial scale solar design and electrical engineering.
  • Expert in using energy production simulation tools PVSYST, SAM/PV Watts
  • Meteorological Resource historical data evaluation and manipulation
  • Working experience in data analysis through Excel, Python and R.
  • Strong knowledge of object-oriented programing and application development tools using  C , Python and VBA.
  • Familiarity with JavaScript and SQL Query 
Education
Saint Petersburg State University Saint Petersburg, Expected in 2008 MASTER OF SCIENCE : ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING - GPA :
Certifications

CA Board of Professional Engineers Electrical EIT

Accomplishments

Developed Solar Engineering Tool as integration of SAM SDK, MS Excel, Google API and Autocad Civil 3D:

  • Solar Resource Data Analysis. Comparison and evaluation of all available solar resources (NSRDB, Solar Prospector, SolarAnywhere etc) for given location. P50/P90 analysis.
  • Soiling/Snow/Spectral Response Impact Analysis based on historical meteorological data for given location.
  • Energy Prediction. Using System Advisory Model SDK package developed add-in in C for MS Excel that provides PV System Simulation capabilities.
  • System Optimization using parametric analysis to determine most effective string size, MPPT losses, DC/AC ratio, GCR, ohmic losses etc.
  • Non-Linear System Lifetime Production Forecast based on multiple year simulation which addresses PV module degradation impact on system losses.
  • Automated Layout Creation based on System Design Summary in accordance with all drafting standards.
Experience
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries - SENIOR SOLAR ENGINEER
Blytheville, AR, 2013 - Current
  • Played significant role in system engineering design, design verification and optimization for variety of utility-scale and commercial solar projects.
  • Extensively used PVSyst for energy yield estimation, post processing performance analysis, engineering design optimization.
  • Developed Commissioning Test Templates using VBA for batch test form analysis.
  • Developed Plant Performance Test template in accordance with contract requirements.
  • Provided engineering support to legal department on contract preparation and negotiation.
  • Actively used Google SketchUp to estimate shading impact and identify installation challenges.
Aecom - SOLAR ENGINEERING CONSULTANT
Akron, OH, 03/2012 - 2013
  • Assigned to design and recommend solutions for 85 MW of solar project pipeline for both PPA and EPC deals in North American and European markets.
  • Designed PV systems both on and off grid; with batteries and diesel generators.
  • Created or approved accurate energy model of entire plant in PVSYST.
  • Prepared full set of electrical drawings for preliminary design and construction.
Facebook - SOLAR ENGINEER
Sarpy County, NE, 09/2009 - 03/2012
  • Performed site visits to analyze and identify solar potential and constraints.
  • Developed single-lines, layouts, equipment specifications, cabling, conduit and panel schedules.
  • Performed voltage-drop, short-circuit calculations and cable studies using CYMCAP.
  • Computed accurate takeoffs and prepared data for inventory analysis, pricing, and procurement.
  • Estimated full EPC cost via detailed cost-matrix and local procurement relationships.
  • Presentation of engineering portion of proposals on high-level meetings and conferences.
MAGIC SYSTEMS - EMBEDDED SOFTWARE ENGINEER
City, STATE, 04/2004 - 08/2009
  • Designed complex security system for automotive vehicles.
  • Developed and debugged embedded software for 8, 16-bit microcontrollers in C/C , Assembler.
  • Participated in development of inertial navigation systems, utilizing combination of gyroscopes and accelerometers.
  • Performed In-hand system design implementation.
Skills

Photovoltaic, Solar, Electrical Engineering, Energy Storage, PVsyst, PV watts, SAM, SDK, Excel, Python, Numpy, Pandas, Jupyter, Git, VBA, Matlab, Labview, PV_LIB, C/C , HTML, CSS, JS, SQL, Google API, GIS, ArcMap, Energy Evaluation, Testing, Commissioning, Construction, Performance Acceptance, NEC, UL, ASHRAE, IEEE, ASTM, AutoCAD, Embedded Systems, Microcontrollers

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School Attended

  • Saint Petersburg State University

Job Titles Held:

  • SENIOR SOLAR ENGINEER
  • SOLAR ENGINEERING CONSULTANT
  • SOLAR ENGINEER
  • EMBEDDED SOFTWARE ENGINEER

Degrees

  • MASTER OF SCIENCE

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