Energy Storage Commissioning Engineer - India

Location: Gurugram, INDIA

About Fluence India

Fluence India, a joint venture of Fluence Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq: FLNC) and ReNew (“ReNew”) (NASDAQ: RNW, RNWWW), has been set up to provide Battery Energy Storage Solutions (BESS) to the India market.

With multiple ongoing projects and a large BESS pipeline, Fluence India is already the country’s leading solution provider of battery energy storage and is a key contributor to India's energy transition journey. Fluence India specializes in supplying market-leading, grid-scale energy storage products, along with cutting-edge engineering, delivery, and operational services to Indian customers across Utilities, IPPs, Grid Cos & Corporates.

Fluence India, through its lineage combines deep capabilities and financial might of two industry powerhouses. It leverages years of extensive experience with world-class BESS capabilities of its parent Fluence Energy & along with the deep operational understanding of Indian Renewable Sector through, ReNew.

Job Description

Fluence India is defined by its unwavering commitment to safety, quality, and integrity. We take personal ownership in what we do, developing trust in our relationships with internal and external stakeholders. We firmly believe in having honest, forthcoming, and fair communications.

Fluence India seeks an Energy Storage Commissioning Engineer to drive energy storage project commissioning and to support project delivery & engineering Activities. This position is an individual contributor role and will report to Engineering Lead. The Energy Storage Commissioning Engineer will:

• Commission Fluence Projects working in cooperation with multiple project stakeholders including Fluence India Project Managers, construction managers, contractors, suppliers, automation teams, control systems teams, etc.

• Develop and execute commissioning plans including resourcing and scheduling.

• Lead commissioning efforts to achieve commercial operations, and handover from delivery/construction team to the O&M team for each project

• Oversee complete commissioning and acceptance testing of the following systems: 1) project networks, communications, and control systems; 2)Metering, HVAC, fire suppression, and electrical systems;3) Automation System 3) battery subsystems; 4) inverter subsystems.

• Define, develop, and execute testing protocols based on industry-accepted practices market rules, local utility requirements, off-taker and third-party supply contracts.


• Bachelor’s degree in a related engineering field with 10-12 years of professional work experience in a related field in Power Sector like Coal, Gas, Hydro, Oil & Gas.

• Willing and able to manage commissioning at field locations located domestically as per requirement in Pan- India. Must be willing to accept work assignments that require extensive hours including weekends and holidays.

• Able to provide effective remote technical support as needed to other commissioning teams in future

• Demonstrated hands-on field experience in an electric utility-scale or process-heavy industrial environment, including but not limited to equipment and instrumentation acceptance testing, performance testing, troubleshooting, installation, startup/shutdowns, commissioning, and turnarounds.

• Proven success on challenging projects where you made key contributions while demonstrating ownership, creativity, and initiative.

• Demonstrated ability and interest in engineering design; ability to write specifications and work plans for others to implement.

• Passion for your work, and communication skills such that your passion motivates colleagues, clients, suppliers, and contractors.

• Able to manage multiple overlapping projects. Manage and resolve scheduling conflicts with key stakeholders. Delegate and manage workload of the site commissioning team. Identifies skill gaps and scheduling concerns in pre-commissioning to identify and manage those required resources.

• Cooperative and effective in a collaborative yet informally structured work environment. Desire to take responsibility and initiative. Proven capability in managing contractors and working in a matrix organization on fast-moving projects.


• Experience managing teams of technicians in the electric power industry, or similar field.

• Knowledge and experience in installation, operation, testing and commissioning of switchgears, protective relays , Battery systems and grid-tie inverters.

• Able to read and interpret electrical drawings. Knowledgeable in operation of testing equipment.

• Knowledge and experience with SCADA protocols such as: IEC60870-5-101/103/104, IEC 61850 MMS, DNP3 & Modbus.

• Working knowledge on PLC (Siemens S7 & Allen Bradley ControlLogix PLC), soft logic IEC 61131, SEL Relays & Meters, Siemens Relays & Meters & SCADA Gateways & Data Concentrators.

• Experience with Managed Ethernet Switches, Media Converters (Fiber & Serial).

• Knowledge of the design, operation and maintenance of high voltage electrical equipment including but not limited to inverters, transformers, controllers.