Job details

Location
United States of America
Salary
$48 - 68 per hour + Full Benefits (medical, dental, vision, etc)
Job Type
Contract
Ref
236506
Posted
12 months ago

SUMMARY
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%.

RESPONSIBILITIES

- 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

product development;

- 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;

and

- Perform other duties and special projects, as assigned.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

- 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.