Regional Manager USA - Energy Storage

Date: Feb 20, 2024

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 88879 

Job Category: Energy 

Location: Houston, TX, United States 

Join a company that is passionately committed to the pursuit of a better world through positive change. With more than 65 years of business and technical expertise in mining, energy, and infrastructure, our 10,000 colleagues in 150 countries tirelessly work toward bettering the industries in which we operate. With practical solutions that are safe, innovative and sustainable, we think globally while acting locally. Are you looking for an opportunity to join a diverse group of professionals who are committed to remaining exceptional? We look forward to hearing from you.


Our energy expertise in the oil and gas sector comprises the entire value chain - upstream, midstream, and downstream; and in the power sector includes thermal, nuclear, waterpower, renewable, hybrid, transmission and distribution, and grid modernization. Join our vision of a low-carbon world and help make positive change!


The global energy transition is upon us. As we shift to a low carbon world, meeting the growing demand for energy will require revolutionary thinking and a variety of resources. While the market is challenging, these challenges present the biggest opportunities and –catalysts for change.

Hatch’s Energy team partners with clients to provide comprehensive plans that incorporate all aspects of their projects. Our energy expertise in the oil and gas sector comprises the entire value chain—upstream, midstream, and downstream; and in the power sector includes thermal, nuclear, waterpower, renewable, energy storage and hybrid systems, transmission and distribution, and grid modernization. 


With over 1000 MW of renewable power experience and over 100 MWh of energy storage projects currently under management Hatch is leading the energy transition in Canada. Hatch is working with clients across North America, Australia, the Caribbean, and Africa. 

Join our team today and help make a difference!


Position Summary:


Hatch’s Energy team is seeking a Regional Manager USA – Energy Storage with interest in integration of Utility Scale Stationary Energy Storage Systems to work in eGRID team.


This position will report to the Energy Storage Manager, you will support projects globally working from Hatch’s Houston, Texas offices.


What Will a Career at Hatch Offer You will:
•    Be given opportunities to contribute to complex projects around the world in meaningful ways
•    Work on problems and gain experience in the office and on project sites
•    Expand your expertise technical and a business skills
•    Collaborate with diverse teams locally and globally
•    Work in an exciting environment where you can apply your academic learning on a daily basis
•    Benefit from formal and informal mentorship from some of the leading minds and authorities in the industry
•    Participate in local Professional Development Programs, Sustainability Week, Toastmasters, and more to develop your skills
•    Join in charitable, social, and sports activities with other Hatch employees 


We’re entrepreneurs with a technical soul. Our flat organizational structure creates an atmosphere of openness and participation. We build practical solutions that are safe, innovative, and sustainable. Our ultimate goal is to achieve no harm for our people, our clients, and our communities.


•    Support our existing clients in the USA and globally
•    Assist in developing Hatch’s Energy Storage business in the USA
•    Contributing to and managing technical scopes of work associated with the specification, design, procurement and construction of energy storage system, either as stand-alone or hybrid facilities as a key subject matter expert.
•    Assist in technology assessment and selection, techno-economic analysis and sizing, technical specifications, and delivery for our projects.
•    Work closely with other subject matter experts in wind, solar, microgrids, system studies, controls, transmission and distribution, etc.
•    Be knowledgeable of the energy storage market and industry in the USA
•    Be knowledgeable about leading energy storage vendors and emerging technologies
•    Prepare presentations and reports
•    Write technical papers and present at conferences to demonstrate expertise in the field and engage clients
•    Support the Business Unit in business development including fostering relationships with existing clients, preparing proposals for new work, identifying market areas and pitching clients
•    Work collaboratively in a fast-paced, multidisciplinary team environment
•    Conduct site visits, factory visits, field assessments and client engagement meetings


Education and Experience: 
•    Minimum 10 years’ experience with an Electrical or Chemical Engineering or related degree with interest in Energy Storage 
•    Good knowledge of the various USA utilities, ISOs, and RTOs. 
•    Good knowledge of policies, standards, guidelines, rules and regulations as applicable to North American energy markets as well as other jurisdictions.
•    Good knowledge of energy storage technologies, techno-economic analysis and sizing, vendor engagement and solution assessment, specification, design, procurement and construction of energy storage system, either as stand-alone or hybrid facilities
•    Technical experience with stand-alone and hybrid energy storage systems
•    Technical experience of the benefits and drawbacks of various energy storage technologies and their implementation (layout, cost, use cases, etc.)
•    Willingness and ability to travel to project sites including remote sites
•    Software Tools familiarity with the following, or comparable:
     o    System Modeling such as Homer Pro, PVsyst, PSSE, and PSCAD
     o    Proficiency in Microsoft office suite, including word, excel and power point
•    Post-graduate degrees in a related field are considered an asset
•    Experience with utility scale project management and delivery, and construction is considered an asset


Competencies  (knowledge, skill, attributes):
•    Good understanding of engineering and business fundamentals as they apply to engineering problems and projects
•    Ability to learn quickly and to take on new challenges
•    Collaborative team player with excellent interpersonal skills
•    Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
•    Strong written and verbal communication skills
•    Shows critical and creative thinking and problem solving, and brings forward solutions for our clients' toughest challenges
•    Adapts and embraces change


Why join us?

What we offer you?

  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally


Don't meet every single requirement? You don't need to. At Hatch, we are building a diverse, inclusive workplace that fosters innovation. If you're interested in this role, we encourage you to apply even if your past experiences don't perfectly align with the skills we've listed.


We're committed to fostering a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate and serve. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to age, race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran, or any other protected status. If you have any accommodation requirements, please let us know. We'll do our best to meet your needs in accordance with applicable local legislation.


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