Senior Pre-Construction Engineer

  • Germany
  • $130,000- $155,000; salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Convergent Energy and Power

This is a fully remote role for candidates who are based outside of the New York Metropolitan area. For those located in the area, we encourage you to consider our hybrid work arrangement (1-2 days a week in our NYC office). That said, we value flexibility and if you have a different preference, please do not let that deter you from applying – let’s talk about it!

Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the United States or Canada. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of any employment-based visas at this time.

Energy storage is the key to unlocking a future where our world is powered by renewable resources. At Convergent Energy and Power, our mission is to make the electrical grid cleaner, more reliable, and less expensive by leveraging state-of-the-art energy storage and distributed generation technologies.


What You’ll Do

  • Design projects according to Convergent Design Standards and understand and improve the functionality of company design tools. 
  • Manage several complex projects across verticals (i.e. different regions and different technologies) and provide oversight for project work performed by other Pre- Construction Engineers. 
  • Anticipate challenges with complex projects and establish proactive approaches to address challenges or uncertainty. 
  • Lead the improvement of design engineering tools and software to serve current and future business needs based on technical and business knowledge. 
  • Support Pre-Construction Engineer team members to successfully navigate challenging projects through the effective use of software and tools. 
  • Understand how business goals translate to engineering goals and work closely with Technical Leads and Pre-Construction Engineering Managers to ensure project work meets Company and Team goals. 
  • Lead design engineering improvement initiatives that support company-wide strategy deployment efforts. 
  • Be a mentor to less experienced team members, expanding their technical knowledge and business awareness, and supporting their professional development broadly. 


Required Qualifications 

  • 8+ years of experience as an Electrical Design Engineer, or similar position, working with and leading engineering projects. 
  • 4+ years of experience designing PV and BESS.   
  • Ability to Project Manage and lead a project team through the development phase.  
  • Proficient in project scheduling.  
  • Intermediate to advanced level of project costing/ budgeting experience  
  • Knowledge of national electric and building codes. 
  • Advanced understanding of system design, products, engineering, and optimization concepts for PV and BESS systems.  
  • Demonstrated ability to project manage and design multiple complex projects, coordinating the efforts of multiple stakeholders, including internal stakeholders, vendors, customers, utilities, permitting authorities, and professional engineers. 
  • Advanced proficiency with industry software (e.g., AutoCAD, PVCase, PVSyst, PVBid, Salesforce, MS Office Suite); 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Excitement about growing along with a fast-paced, dynamic company; comfort with ambiguity, and a willingness to build, experiment, and iterate when the path forward is undefined. 


Preferred Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering preferred.  
  • NABCEP Certification a plus. 
  • Experience in both behind-the-meter (existing infrastructure) and mid to large scale greenfield Utility-scale PV and BESS development (100+ MW) experience a plus. 
  • A passion for renewable energy, addressing the climate crisis, and accelerating clean energy transformation. 


We’re dedicated to fostering a welcoming and inclusive culture that prioritizes the safety and well-being of all our clean energy professionals. We embrace and learn from our diverse backgrounds, encouraging open dialogue and growth. Through resources like our active Employee Resource Groups, DEI Working Group, and comprehensive training and workshops, we’re continuing to build a supportive community that celebrates the convergence of our identities.

Our priority is to ensure that every team member feels valued and supported to have a healthy balance between work life and personal life. We believe a full life outside of the office makes for a happier, healthier team. We support that by offering robust benefits such as but not limited to, the following:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Vacation, Sick, and Volunteer days
  • 401K with an employer safe harbor match
  • Special Vendor Discounts on programs for:
  • Identity theft and fraud prevention

Base Salary Range: $130,000- $155,000; Salary Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience.


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

Convergent is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, height, weight, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements in the country where we operate. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to

About the company


Convergent Energy and Power (Convergent) is the leading independent developer of energy storage solutions in North America. Powered by results, Convergent manages all aspects of the energy storage asset development cycle to help customers navigate an increasingly expensive, decentralized, and renewable-driven energy landscape. Convergent deploys state-of-the-art technology to significantly lower commercial and industrial customers’ electricity bills and provide utilities with cost-effective grid solutions. With over 120 MWs and 240 MWhs of projects in operation, construction, or under contract, Convergent is also the largest independent operator of energy storage in North America.

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