HV Project Engineer
- Location: United States of America
- Salary: $48 - 68 per hour + Full Benefits (medical, dental, vision, etc)
HV Project Engineer
Location: United States of America
Salary: $48 - 68 per hour + Full Benefits (medical, dental, vision, etc)
The HV Project Engineer will provide engineering support to the E&C team, and is responsible for
managing all stages of project design. This position reports to the Director of Engineering or another
senior management personnel that the Senior Vice President/President of the Company may designate.
This position may be expected to travel up to 25%.
- Manage all stages of project high voltage (HV) design, including conceptual and advanced system
design, observing regulatory codes, customer requirements, site visits, permitting and technical
support during construction phase;
- Design and optimize HV engineering concepts for utility scale PV plants such as substations,
transmission and distribution lines. interconnection switch gear, power transformers
- Supervise PV plant interconnection in collaboration with the Project Manager during planning and
construction to assure quality and execution according to schedule;
- Prepare bidding documentation for project specific HV works and HV equipment;
- Create, deliver, and maintain drawing packages and project documentation;
- Manage and coordinate external resources such as engineer consultants, geotechnical and
topographic surveyors, other specialized professionals as needed in the design and commissioning
of grid interconnection;
- Direct internal and external designers and consultants in creating, delivering and maintaining
drawing packages and project documentation;
- Work collaboratively with other operations team members on project execution and process
development including project procurement, construction management, and project controls;
- Develop and review project schedules, cost estimation, bill of materials, budgets, scopes of work,
standards and quotes from suppliers and sub-contractors
- Provide supervision to HV commissioning work
- Coordinate with utilities and regulators for the interconnection process
- Provide recommendations for continuous improvements in project designs, plans, processes and
- Lead the Project Engineering team in developing best practices for the HV engineering process of
utility scale PV plants
- Assist with technical training for team members and new employees;
- Collaborate with team members when necessary to ensure effective communication and results;
- Perform other duties and special projects, as assigned.
- A degree in Electrical Engineering or another related engineering science
- Minimum of 5 years of professional engineering experience in the power industry
- Relevant work experience in the design and development of power plants
- Willingness to travel, at least 25% of the time
- Experience with AutoCAD (or equivalent)
- Experience with power modeling (preferably with ETAP)
- Strong in Microsoft Office Suite
- Experience with Gantt charts (MS Project or equivalent)
- Knowledge of relevant HV Codes and regulation
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Assertive, able to cope with pressure, a team player
- Previous experience managing projects from initial design to installation and execution, preferred
- Experience in permitting processes with local authorities having jurisdiction, preferred.
The main duties and responsibilities of the role will include the following: Provide professional, cost effective and value adding electrical engineering services within Renewable Energy Business Units. The candidate should possess a strong knowledge of renewable energy and practical experience of managing connections to the Irish transmission system, and be well-versed in current Irish grid connection policy and regulation;Lead the delivery of project electrical engineering works and services. Manage the interaction with ESB Networks, Eirgrid, electrical & civil contractors, and other contractors and project stakeholders. Actively attend and participate in team meetings, site meetings and design meetings, to ensure projects are delivered on-time, on-budget and in line with statutory Health and Safety requirements. Lead and co-ordinate project energisations and construction related grid outages and manage grid code compliance testing associated with any new HV installation required to demonstrate compliance under the terms of its connection agreement;Lead engineering and optioneering processes of potential grid connection solutions for Renewable Energy projects. Prepare and procure analysis of the Irish Transmission system to identify the most feasible commercial grid connection options for live projects. Identify and apply Grid Code requirements to grid connection solutions, disseminate changes to Grid Code and connection policy to Renewable Energy Projects;Review and / or prepare technical project, tender and contract documentation to monitor, control and reduce cost. Monitor and analyse all elements of design, manufacture, processing, construction, operation, and maintenance to ensure delivery of current project requirements, including meeting obligations under any associated grid connection agreements. Identify and co-ordinate all stakeholders throughout project and service delivery to ensure that project and service key performance indicators are achieved. Enable sufficient, timely and appropriate information exchange between all stakeholders throughout project / service development and delivery to ensure that deliverables and KPI's are understood and any risks or opportunities are monitored and reviewed to achieve the best project / service results. Monitor against the project plan and take remedial action to recover project overruns to ensure cost effective professional engineering services are delivered;All employees are expected to co-operate fully with all provisions taken by the company for ensuring Health, Safety and Welfare of themselves, fellow employees, and members of the public. Identify, understand, and apply all Health & Safety legislation and regulatory requirements as a fundamental element of any construction design or undertaking ensuring safety of employees and members of the public during construction, testing, commissioning and operation;Proactively participate in the Performance Management process to ensure delivery of own, and the wider team's, objectives. The ideal candidate will possess the following qualification, skills, knowledge and attributes: Hons Degree (Lvl 8 FETAC) in Electrical Engineering essential; Post-Graduate (Lvl 9 FETAC) qualification in a relevant discipline would be an advantage for this role;7 years’ experience managing the grid connection process for transmission connected projects in the generator or utility sector; Significant technical experience of HV electrical design and consenting of 110/220/400 kV infrastructure, HV cable (≥ 110 kV) experience, verifying / approving third party design, contract Management, financial /cost management and project management required;Excellent technical report writing and communications skills essential; Proficient in AutoCAD and PSSE or other similar electrical design software would be an advantage
**ONLY US BASED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONSIDEREDWe are seeking a highly qualified Electrical Engineer with a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering and at least 5 years of experience in physical / primary electrical design for high voltage substations. A Master's or Ph.D in Electrical Engineering plus 3 or more years of relevant experience is also acceptable. The candidate should be proficient in specifying all types of HV and MV equipment used in substations and have expertise in AutoCAD.Excellent communication skills are a must as the candidate will be responsible for collaborating with clients, subconsultants, and subcontractors. Additionally, the candidate will be required to develop 3D layouts for HVDC and FACTS substation projects, including electromechanical design, development of general arrangement, layout and elevation drawings considering electrical and mechanical parameters of the project.Other duties include performing cable ampacity, grounding, lightning, illumination, and station auxiliary load calculations, creating equipment specifications and detailed bill of materials, and developing 3D layouts for AIS, GIS and FACTS devices. The candidate will also be responsible for ensuring that engineering deliverables meet schedule dates and should inform the Project Manager of possible delays or risks in the project design.The ideal candidate should be willing to travel locally and internationally to attend customer meetings and project sites, with an estimated travel time of 20%. This is a fully remote, work from home opportunity. (anywhere in the United States) ** NO sponsorship availableThis is a 6 month contract to direct hire opportunity, which includes W2 benefits with employer paid medical and dental insurances during the contract duration. After the 6 months, you will be brought onto the companies benefits, PTO and bonus structure package.
This is a great opportunity to join a renewable energy organisation that is undergoing rapid growth. The company facilitates the energy transition demands of the UK and EU by developing and investing in large-scale solar and battery storage projects with a proven track record in infrastructure investment, renewables spheres and innovation.The client provides a unique, diverse workplace environment. Continuous learning and development opportunities, financial stability, premium health benefits, attractive salary, and bonuses.Role: You will be responsible for identifying capacity using internal GIS tools, processing new G99 applications to DNOs and securing new grid connections, completing grid studies, and working closely with DNOs, TSOs and internal teams to progress their solar PV and battery storage projects.Key Responsibilities: Perform grid connection studies of renewable energy sites.Review/design technical drawings for submission.Submit G99 applications to the DNO.Review and assess received Connection OffersCollaborate and liaise with ICPs, IDNOs and EPCsOrganise and keep records of updates of ongoing and potential projects.Perform any other duties as required. Qualifications & Experience: An engineering degree in a relevant field: Power Systems Engineering/Electrical Engineering.Previous engineering experience gained within the electricity industry.Knowledge and experience with HV and EHV grid connections, standards, regulations, and requirements.Experience of working in a DNO, IDNO or ICP background.Experience in designing solar power, battery or windfarm generation.Experience in Distribution Network Operator (DNO) and Transmission System Operator (TSO) connections. Please apply via the link or contact Hannah-Jo using the details below for more information. If you have not heard back within 24-48 hours, your application may be unsuccessful due to the volume of applications. P: 0141 212 4801E: firstname.lastname@example.org
**this is a 6 month contract to direct hire opportunity100% remote- work from home anywhere within the United States**NO sponsorship available! Only US based candidates apply! Overview:As a Senior Protection & Control Engineer, you will be responsible for designing and implementing protection and control engineering activities for high voltage substation and transmission projects. You will utilize your knowledge of protective relaying and control systems to contribute to EPC substation and transmission projects.Responsibilities:• Perform analysis and design of Protection Systems for HV substation/ and FACTS • Develop substation relaying & metering diagrams (i.e. Single line/A.C./D.C. schematic diagrams) • Develop the substation communication and network diagram • Prepare specification & Bill of Material for Protection/Control/Metering/RTU/ Communication Panels • Develop Protection and Control Panel layouts. • Develop Protection and Control Panel wiring diagrams. • Develop Cable Schedule for Substation. • Perform Factory Acceptance Test for Protection and Control Panels. • Perform reviews of work performed by others • Work closely with other engineering and design team members to coordinate overall design package and requirements • Perform relay coordination study and develop the relay settings file • Coordinate with supplier and contractors • Flexibility to travel locally and internationally to customer meetings and project sites, with an approximate travel of 25%.Qualifications:• Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering with a power systems emphasis from an ABET-accredited engineering program; Master's degree preferred. • 8 years or more of experience with a focus on protection/control/communications design for high voltage substations. • Experience in Communication Network Technologies • Experience in Communication protocols such as IEC61850, DNP, Modbus, … • Experience in writing and providing support documentation for relay calculations. • Knowledge on ANSI standards, IEC standards knowledge is a plus. • Experience with various vendor protective relay equipment typically used in substation. protection, including SEL, Siemens, GE. • Familiarity with Auto-CAD or Micro-Station. • Good communication skills. • Professional Engineering license is preferred. • Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States without need for current or future employer-sponsored work authorization. Siemens Energy employees with current visa sponsorship may be eligible for internal transfers.
This is a 12 month contract with a high possibility of extensionsW2 employment. NO sponsorship availableThis is a fully remote- work from home opportunityExperience in renewables or T&D required Senior Pre-Construction Project ManagerWe are seeking a Senior Pre-Construction Project Manager to oversee the conceptualization and development of our projects until dossier approval using FEL gated methodology. The ideal candidate will coordinate parallel processes and ensure that milestones are met until project approval. They will work closely with CapEx management, development engineering teams, and stakeholders to ensure design and CapEx estimates align with the scope of works, schedule, and risks.Responsibilities: - Develop a contracting strategy that aligns with project characteristics, deadlines, and risks. - Develop and manage schedules and risk registers, with the support of schedulers and Risk Managers. - Develop scope of works (SoW) and project execution plans (PEP). - Coordinate with the Governance Committee for approval requests and provide status updates to the senior management group. - Develop procurement plans for HV, BoP, and main equipment for assigned projects. - Manage the project team and provide leadership in the overall management of the project to achieve financial approval, accurate reporting, and governance parameters. - Interface between Projects team, Development, Investment Office, and Procurement from FEL3 to the Final Investment Decision (FID). - Perform risk management, identifying potential issues and responding to them to minimize negative impacts and ensure the safety of workers. - Hold regular meetings with all departments to ensure open communication and expectations throughout a project.Competencies: - Be a role model - Be agile - Collaborate and share - Develop self and others - Empower to grow - Focus on achieving results Skills and Requirements: - Bachelor's degree in engineering, construction management, or a related field. - 10 years of experience in project engineering and construction of electric generation projects. - 5 years of experience in project development or management of renewables projects. - A working knowledge of FEL stage gated methodology and experience in construction or development of renewables projects is preferred. - A working knowledge of construction law, contracts, claims avoidance, insurance, and contract administration is preferred. - Proficiency using personal computer tools such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Primavera P6. - Ability to analyze project risks and proactively identify solutions with a flexible, creative, and solution-focused outlook on problem-solving. - Effectively provide and receive information orally and in writing. - Ability to navigate and succeed in a highly matrixed reporting company structure.If you are an excellent coordinator, collaborator, and strategic thinker who can adapt to scope changes and provide value to projects, we encourage you to apply.
My client is currently sourcing an experienced Electrical Engineer who will be responsible for the technical and commercial aspects of onshore grid connections for large offshore wind farms. They will coordinate the expertise to deliver HV sub-stations for these projects and project manage external contracts.They will work as part of a multidisciplinary team on the ongoing development of several offshore wind projects around the coast of Ireland and the UK, with the opportunity to join a specific offshore wind project team when projects reach this stage in their development.The successful candidate will be highly motivated, innovative, commercially driven and have a track record of successfully delivering projects of a comparable nature and scale. Key Responsibilities: Key responsibilities include: Act as electrical lead for all onshore electrical works (substations, grid connections etc.) and coordinate interfaces with the renewable generation plant, civil works, TSO/DSO etc. Responsible for the optimization of the design and supporting the construction stage.Coordinate the overall system design (system studies, protection, SCADA, grid code compliance, FEED’s etc.)Preparation of all the electrical specifications and technical documentation to develop tender.Evaluation of tender submission and contract negotiation ensuring that award to preferred tenders achieves best value for money. Act as the focal point for all Electrical integrity issues.Development of substation layouts and drawings for planning submissions; Coordination with OEMs, contractors, partners, and other key stakeholders. Knowledge, Skills and ExperienceThe successful candidate must have: Minimum of 5+ years’ experience in large scale generation/energy sector with experience of working on electrical systems between MV and 400 kV . Strong contract management experience with an excellent understanding of Tendering, Tender evaluations, scoping, planning, design, costing, construction and commissioning assistance and oversight associated with substations and / or electrical works associated with large scale renewable generation projects. Working knowledge of and experience in the implementation of Engineering, Procurement & execution of EPC style contracts.A proven track record in delivering substations and / or electrical works associated with large scale generation projects.Experience of dealing with commercial aspects during project delivery.Experience in contract management with strong contract negotiation skills.Full drivers’ licence valid for use in Republic of Ireland.Level 8 Engineering Degree or equivalent qualification. This role is based in Dublin or Cork but travel to project locations as required, is a key requirement of the role. Please apply via the link or contact Hannah-Jo using the details below for more information. P: 0141 212 4801E: email@example.com
I am looking for a Portfolio Grid Engineer for one of our clients, the world's largest independent renewable energy company specialising in Wind and Solar.Your responsibilities: Develop, review and enhance the Grid strategy concerning renewable assets managed by UK&I Asset Management Team.Monitor any changes to Grid regulation, policies and ancillary services as they may apply to Support Services client assets. Typical areas of interest will include, as a minimum, grid charging, NGESO pathfinder tenders, NGESO ancillary service procurement, DS3 services, DSO services.Join regular meetings with UK&I Energy networks Team and share information with UK&I Asset Management teamUnderstand and interpret client needs, communicating client goals to internal and external stakeholdersCoordinate the end-to-end delivery of Grid related services and one-off projects on behalf of clients.Be the first point of call for technical grid connection agreement or grid compliance queriesEnsure all Grid related activity is linked back to the client specific Value Enhancement Plans – demonstrating the value of RES as AMHave a commercial awareness of the existing Asset Management Agreements and identifying which elements of our Grid services are in or out of scopeLead on areas of personal expertise as part of the Operations Support Team goals and Manage ad-hoc Grid queries from the Asset Managers. Active participation in Continuous Improvement and innovation projects. Minimum requirements: Knowledge of wind turbine, battery energy storage systems and solar technology, health and safety management systems, quality and environmental management systems and work control proceduresElectrical Safety rules in the context of Renewable Energy InfrastructureHV Electrical Equipment and Industry StandardsGrid related regulations, policies and industry consultations for distribution, transmission or ICP connected renewable generationCDM RegulationsDeal with Grid related issues on operational renewable asset The role is a full-time, permanent position with office locations throughout the UK offering hybrid working and a competitive/lucrative package on offer for the right candidate. Combined with professional development opportunities, this is the perfect position to take the next step towards your career ambitions and work in a strong and collaborative team!If this sounds like a position you would be interested in exploring further, please reach out via the details below or apply via the link.T: 0141 212 4803E: firstname.lastname@example.org
#Responsibilities -? Responsible for Operation and Maintenance activities of Solar plant.? Responsible for Co-ordinating with O&M operator along with other local bodies? Should be having understanding on basic solar plant data analysis.? Performing inspection, testing, troubleshooting / repairs on site including PV DC operations, AC HV (upto 220kV)/LV systems, Network communications and monitoring Inverter diagnostics and repairs.? Identify problems and develop corrective action plan as per OEM recommended procedures.? Responsible for generating schedules and carrying out preventive maintenance activities as per schedules.? Provide timely reports from field operations, status and constructive feedbacks as required.? Responsible for generating Production/MIS reports, log reports etc. as prescribed.? Adhere to Quality, Health & Safety policies at site.? Interaction in coordination with O&M operator with various vendors, OEM's, stakeholders, etc.#Skills_Required -? Professional knowledge: Good technical & operational knowledge of Solar plant and the equipment's installed in the solar plant.? Should be a problem solver.? Analytical Skills: Posses good analytical skills to analyse the performance of solar plant viz - projected KPIs vs Actual KPIs.? Communication Skills: Good communication skills in English / Malay, write and speak clearly.? Computer Proficiency - Good command on MS office, Excel, Power point, etc.Qualifications -? 3 or 4 years of regular or part-time Engineering Degree / Technology Degree in Electrical or Electronics or both.? Should have knowledge and worked in Solar parks for at least 04 - 05 years.? Good command over English language.? Proficiency in Malaya Language will be an additional benefit.? Beneficial if candidate possess a 132kV or 33kV Electrical Malaysian Lic.
Role: Offshore project engineer. Who are you? We are looking for a colleague: With an engineering degree with 2-5 years' experience from offshore construction projects Who has strong understanding of the challenges and associated risks involved when working with offshore construction projects With a hands-on mindset Proficiency in English is required, as are strong written and spoken communication skills. Wide variety of tasks Working with Stake holders Traveling between offices and Project sites Concept to execution Typical tasks and activities include: Part of engineering team responsible for planning and engineering of offshore cable installation operations with in-house assets Follow up and manage project planning and deliverables Develop procedures and other technical documentation and follow up on documentation produced by internal and external resources Identify suitable suppliers and follow up on delivery and fabrication Follow your project offshore during the installation phase Support smaller development and investment projects to help expand the clients offshore installation capabilities and competitiveness Communicate with offshore vessel crew during planning and conceptual design Determine most suitable technically solution and methods, both from a technical, commercial and QHSE perspective. Experience from cable installation and/or installation of flexibles/SURF is considered beneficial.
The Power Stations job family is focussed on work activities related to the generation of electricity across a portfolio of station assets using a variety of fuel types. Key responsibilities: Planning of outages on the main Combined Cycle Gas Turbine plant and Open Cycle Gas Turbine plant and other major items of plant.Development of contingency plans associated with the aboveReview of contracts, programmes, project and commercial documentation associated with outagesEnsuring plans meet safety, environmental, technical, and commercial targetsManaging site specific projects that have defined time or functional start and end criteria. These may include CAPEX projects, plant investigations, technical and commercial project assignments, audits etc.Manage and develop site based computerised maintenance management systems to suit business and plant needsCoordinate the preparation of monthly reports, business reviews and associated follow up actions and contingency plans.Develop procedures and plans in the above areas to support the stations ISO quality standards Knowledge, Skills and Experience: Experience in a power plant or similar process industry in a commercial environment is essential.Good interpersonal skill and have the ability to manage and lead projects, coordinate activities, chair meetings, and manage unplanned changes.Experience preparing reports to suit recipients at different levels of the organisation and make presentations as required. Desirable Working experience in the use, development and management of planning software and computerised maintenance management systems. Qualifications Desirable: 3rd level qualification in engineering or a related technical/science based subject Location Aghada, Co cork
Key ResponsibilitiesThe key responsibilities include the following: Planning of outages on the main Combined Cycle Gas Turbine plant and Open Cycle Gas Turbine plant and other major items of plant.Development of contingency plans associated with the aboveReview of contracts, programmes, project and commercial documentation associated with outagesProgress and reporting on all planned and unplanned outagesEnsuring plans meet safety, environmental, technical, and commercial targetsCo-ordination of day-to-day maintenance planning activities.Managing site specific projects that have defined time or functional start and end criteria. These may include CAPEX projects, plant investigations, technical and commercial project assignments, audits etc.Manage and develop site based computerised maintenance management systems to suit business and plant needsDevelop and test site Business Continuity PlansCoordinate the preparation of monthly reports, business reviews and associated follow up actions.Develop procedures and plans in the above areas to support the stations ISO quality standards Knowledge, Skills and ExperienceEssential Experience in a power plant or similar process industry in a commercial environment is considered essential.It is expected that the incumbent would have good interpersonal skill and have the ability to manage and lead projects, coordinate activities, chair meetings, and manage unplanned changes.The incumbent would be expected to prepare reports to suit recipients at different levels of the organisation and make presentations as required. Desirable Working experience in the use, development and management of planning software and computerised maintenance management systems would be an advantage. QualificationsIt is desirable that the incumbent has 3rd level qualification in engineering or a related technical/science based subject.
Position Description The Power Stations job family is focussed on work activities related to the generation of electricity across a portfolio of station assets using a variety of fuel types. The successful candidate will be a team player, flexible and a self-starter with good problem-solving skills. They should be able to demonstrable the ability to lead as required, communicate and relate effectively with staff at all levels in the organisation. Key ResponsibilitiesThe key responsibilities include the following: Planning of outages on the main Combined Cycle Gas Turbine plant and Open Cycle Gas Turbine plant and other major items of plant.Development of contingency plans associated with the aboveReview of contracts, programmes, project and commercial documentation associated with outagesProgress and reporting on all planned and unplanned outagesEnsuring plans meet safety, environmental, technical, and commercial targetsCo-ordination of day-to-day maintenance planning activities.Managing site specific projects that have defined time or functional start and end criteria. These may include CAPEX projects, plant investigations, technical and commercial project assignments, audits etc.Manage and develop site based computerised maintenance management systems to suit business and plant needsDevelop and test site Business Continuity PlansCoordinate the preparation of monthly reports, business reviews and associated follow up actions.Develop procedures and plans in the above areas to support the stations ISO quality standards Knowledge, Skills and ExperienceEssential Experience in a power plant or similar process industry in a commercial environment is considered essential.It is expected that the incumbent would have good interpersonal skill and have the ability to manage and lead projects, coordinate activities, chair meetings, and manage unplanned changes.The incumbent would be expected to prepare reports to suit recipients at different levels of the organisation and make presentations as required. Desirable Working experience in the use, development and management of planning software and computerised maintenance management systems would be an advantage. Qualifications It is desirable that the incumbent has 3rd level qualification in engineering or a related technical/science based subject. LocationThis position is based in Aghada Station, Cork.