- Location: Japan
- Salary: Market related
Spencer Ogden is currently looking for experienced Technical Field Advisors (TFA) to support onshore wind projects in APAC.
- Position: Installation (TFA) or Commissioning (TFA)
- Scope: Support repair of blade and rotors on onshore wind turbines
- Location: Onshore, APAC
- Start date: Jan 2023
- Duration: 3 - 8 month contract
- Visa, travel and accommodation, provided and paid.
- Experience in leading teams.
- Strong leadership and project management skills, autonomy and ability to motivate the team, initiative, and proactive.
- Ability to work efficiently with team and people.
- Medium-High level of spoken English.
- Relevant Onshore GE Turbines experience of 5 years
- At Least 10 years of general and relevant experience.
- Technical Degree / Certificate for the processing of VISA.
- Flexible travel schedule
- GWO certifications
- Relevant Manufacturer's training certificates
- Executes the installation of a technical discipline at the installation site.
- An Engineer/technician provides technical advice, and guidance and makes recommendations at the Project Site based on manufacturer’s procedures and drawings during the assembly and installation of Wind Turbine Generators.
- TFA roles and responsibilities are divided by activities. Please note, that this list represents the more important aspects of a successful TFA:
- The TFA should be present to verify and advise that activities are correctly performed by the contractor.
- Manage the commissioning teams on-site and provide technical support.
- Coordinate with the ON team on site according to SLA, daily plan, works, and progress of the WTG, ensuring the achievement of the objectives.
- Report to / and collaborate with the SE department on site.
- Stock control. Warehouse consumptions and orders management
- WTGs availability data management.
- Time control. Monitor the time to carry out each task and procedure. Control of the whole commissioning staff hours.
- Manage the commissioning weekly report.
- Management of the Work Orders.
- Collaborate in compliance with quality, environment, and occupational risk prevention standards, according to the site safety plan. Special assistant to the technicians for achievement.
- Consult and follow/perform and share, Technical lessons learned periodically.
- Transfer turbines to SE according to the SLA process.
- Perform, request, and follow the Cost Orders and report any other quality deviation.
- Commissioning Check List management. Review, compile and share them.
- Request support for technical issues to the proper department, following the right processes (Commissioning troubleshooting).
- Keep the WF share point site up to date.
- Report to commissioning coordinators including the financial department.
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- Salary£80k per year
Location - Dublin/Cork, flexible working structure.Salary - Market leading, with wider benefits package.Reporting To - Renewable Engineering Manager.Job Overview: The role of Senior Offshore Wind Foundation Engineer will be to provide technical input and expertise on structures relating to offshore wind (both fixed bottom and floating, both WTGs and offshore substations) during the full lifecycle of development and operations.Key Responsibilities and Duties: Defining and implementing engineering strategies and plans relating to offshore foundations including tendering (preparation, evaluation and selection of preferred consultants), negotiating and managing high value design contracts whilst managing multiple consultants and associated interfaces.Undertake critical technical reviews of offshore structural design work.Support certification processes with independent verification bodies to reduce design risk and enhance asset value.Develop and define internal procedures, engineering standards and technical acceptance criteria for offshore foundations (fixed and floating).Provision of technical support relating to offshore wind structures for certification, fabrication, transport & installation, commissioning, operation and maintenance.Manage and provide design guidance and internal technical verification of WTG and offshore substation platform foundations.Inform DevEx, CapEx and OpEx assumptions and estimates relating to offshore structures throughout the various stages of project development.Assist with the preparation of construction contracts (e.g. employer's requirements and technical specifications) and contribute to project scheduling / budgeting and risk managementWork closely with internal stakeholders, project partners, external design consultants and contractors to produce optimal solutions suiting project objectives.Lead the identification of topics for research such as software, technologies, materials, fabrication methodologies to be investigated in field of expertise.Work as part of multi-disciplinary teams in developing technical aspects of offshore wind projects (fixed and floating) in anticipation of key project milestones such as seabed leasing events, planning applications, route to market auctions, FID and COD.Provision of technical and strategic advice to Lead Engineer / Project Manager(s) on projects. Requirements:Essential: Possess a Civil / Structural / Geotechnical Engineering degree (Level 8) or equivalent4+ years of experience in offshore industry, with at least 7 years post graduate experienceExperience in design and / or design management of offshore foundations (monopiles and jackets).Knowledge and experience of planning, managing and executing offshore foundation design contracts, design management, program management, cost and risk control.An understanding of relevant design codes and standards.Knowledge of integrated loads analysis, primary and secondary steel designs, corrosion protection systems, structural materials, welding, fatigue, bolt design, FE analysis, environmental loading, transport and installation, operation and maintenance. Desirable: Master's degree (Level 9), ideally relating to Offshore Engineering.8+ years of experience in offshore industry.Chartered Engineer status.Experience in design and / or design management of floating offshore foundations (semi-submersibles, barges, moorings, anchors, etc.)Experience with offshore structural inspections. If you feel the above criteria applies to you, please do not hesitate to apply.
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- LocationUnited States of America
Job Description:This is an exciting opportunity to work with a growing renewables team based in the Northeast. They are actively seeking out a PV engineering expert to take a lead role in the development of their projects and products. Responsibilities: Serve as the Subject Matter Expert for PV SCADA Control development, commissioning, and testing. Ensure compliance with relevant NERC Standards for PV SCADA and SCADA Control Execution. Lead application design for renewable generation control systems Provide technical support across departments for new project pursuits and product development. Mentor junior engineers in renewable control system application design and commissioning. Prepare and maintain engineering plans and schedules. Identify opportunities for product and process improvements. Foster and maintain strong customer relationships. Monitor project financial performance. Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Engineering or a related technical discipline. 9+ years of experience in power generation control system applications. Expertise in renewable energy systems, power conversion, energy storage, PV, or power systems control. Willingness to travel up to 30% domestically. Legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship. experience in PV SCADA controls development and testing. Strong understanding of renewable resource operations and NERC Standards.
- Salary$0 per year
- LocationEast Amherst
Specific Skill Sets/Notes: Background must be civil/structural in either industrial/processing plant, O&G, chemical wastewaterMust have on site field experience from the ground up - experience on construction site/preconstructionMust have working on vertically built construction plantsMin 5 years of field eng experienceNo commercial, residential, or building More details to follow
- Salary£72k - 78k per year
- LocationRepublic of Korea
Offshore Wind technical manager Spencer Ogden is looking for a highly motivated and skilful professional to strengthen its client's offshore wind project development team in Korea.Role description:· Manage the technical issues and communicate with the technical team , e.g. management of all technical functions and work; focal point for technical discussions and its commercial impact; resource planning· Responsibility for definition, optimization and integration of the project design with due regard to the project commercial drivers, schedule and budget;· Manage the engineering input into the Project Description, Pre-FEED, permits and statutory consents during the project development phase· Deliver the project design basis at appropriate stages through the project· Promote a consistent and inherently safe design, and ensure that design safety risks are demonstrable. Log any residual hazards for future transfer to the relevant project phases.· Ensure design integrity, compliance and technical risk management in line with applicable regulations.· Input to negotiation strategy with suppliers, creation of necessary pre-bid tender documents and its offers, approval of engineering documents and invitation to tender technical specifications· Oversight and responsibility for maintenance of data about project site conditions and GIS information· Development supporting of project schedule, technical risk evaluation & mitigation and oversight of technical LCOE & innovation measures.· Support collation of relevant cost inputs for technical elements of the project (e.g. CAPEX and OPEX);· Contribute to bid strategy and development of technical requirements of initial work packages such as; preliminary site investigations, technical solution scope (incl. options like battery, green hydrogen, innovation).Desired qualifications:· Engineering (civil/ mechanical / electrical) or other technical university degree· At least 5 years of relevant experience in development & construction of offshore wind or large infrastructure projects· Strong track record in successful engineering management and good knowledge of offshore wind development areas and their interdependencies.· Results-oriented and Commercial mindset, ability to analyse and summarize complex development topics and aggregate decision-relevant information to convey messages clearly and concisely.· Proven experience, ability to build and develop high performance teams and to motivate, acting comfortably in cross-cultural teams, collaborating across country boundaries with a sense of diversity and inclusion· Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with people on different levels of hierarchy, different backgrounds and cultures, must be a team player.· Excellent understanding of technical analysis and specifically of competitive drivers that can help winning projects in very competitive tender environments· Interdisciplinary project management experience· Sound understanding of Korean offshore wind market dynamics & market specific challenges incl. local regulation impacting technical design parameters· High degree of specific offshore wind expertise (technical, development, project management and commercial)· Fluent in spoken and written English and Korean
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Technical Development ManagerWe have partnered with a growing global consultancy and project development company in the renewable energy sector, partnering with top investors, developers, and technology companies. They specalise in origination, development, construction, and performance optimization of renewable energy projects, including wind, solar, PtX, and storage.Due to their growing portfolio of projects, they have an exciting opportunity for a Civil Technical Development Manager who will coordinate and lead the engineering of all aspects of allocated renewable energy projects, in conjunction with the Development / Project ManagerRole & Responsibilities Managing the development of and reviewing concept designs.Undertaking value engineering and business case optimisation.Completing due diligence activities on potential new development acquisitions.Site selection.Contract and specification negotiation.Distilling complex technical and project concepts into clear, concise summaries suitable for commercial stakeholders.Providing engineering technical support and advice to the broader team About you Relevant engineering bachelor's or master's degree.5+ years of relevant experience in the renewable energy and energy storage industry.Exposure to and a broad understanding of various engineering disciplines.An analytic mindset with the ability to identify and summarise complex topics in a structured and concise way.The ability to be client-facing and the capability to communicate complex technical subject matter to non-technical team members and clients.Familiar with the interface between commercial and technical aspects of a project.Comfortable in communicating within a techno-commercial environment
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The Senior Electrical Engineer (Electrical SME) will be responsible for the electrical engineering scope of solar PV and battery storage projects in late-stage development, construction and operation. Responsibilities include electrical design review, support of project engineers in terms of electrical engineering matters, create technical specifications for owner furnished equipment, standardization of electrical designs and scope of work, electrical test report review, field quality control and field punch list development. The Senior Electrical Engineer (Electrical SME) will join a project execution team and serve as the primary resource to the project engineers for all electrical engineering matters of assigned projects and process improvement tasks. Excellent communication, task management and planning skills are needed, in addition to technical breadth. The successful candidate will have a depth of experience in the design, engineering and analysis of PV and BESS projects ranging from 1 to 500 MW as well as an in-depth understanding of the architectures and components to build such systems. The position can be at one of this company's offices or remote, and may include up to 25% travel to project locations and partner offices. Key Responsibilities Project Execution Provide electrical engineering support to project engineers Electrical engineering design review of PV and/or BESS projects Review of electrical test reports (MV/AC/DC cables, transformers, BOP equipment, etc.) and electrical system studies (Arc-Flash, Short Circuit, Load Flow, Grounding, Ampacity, etc.) Standardize common approach to electrical calculations and reviews Develop a checklist for project engineers to review design sets, specifications, test reports and studies Project Scope of Work and electrical design standards development Create and/or update technical specifications for the procurement of owner supplied equipment such as racking/inverter/BESS/PV module Support utility interconnection scope for DG projects (1MW - 20MW) in execution phase Seek and evaluate proposals for electrical engineering services Support the coordination of engineering consultants to develop project construction drawings and support material Review and comment on electrical design deliverables provided by consultants and contractors for the construction of projects Respond to contractor/consultant RFIs (electrical) Perform QA/QC field inspections and punch list development Perform Job Safety Assessments and Safety Walks to identify job-site hazards Review commissioning reports and analyze system performance Project Development Technical project due diligence and project engineering design review Equipment review and selection Engineering Procurement and Construction contract support Energy production and performance modeling for PV and energy storage systems Assessment of model accuracy including meteorological assessment and P-50/P-90 analysis Engineering Support Design optimization to maximize reliability, safety, and reduce cost Review recent technology and companies for inclusion on the Approved Vendor List Collaborate with Asset Management team to troubleshoot existing systems or develop repair and remediation plans Growth and Leadership Improve and develop processes for the execution of safe, quality and high-performance projects Mentor and educate team on changing trends in technology, best practices and safety Review the work of project engineers and provide constructive feedback for improvement, and mentorship Participate in growth planning process by contributing to process improvement task forces and other strategic planning activities Skills and Qualifications Primary Qualifications Undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent technical field 7+ years professional experience in solar PV system design, development, and construction 3+ years professional experience with energy storage systems design Proficiency in PV system design, including 1-line and 3-line diagram conventions, NEC conductor sizing, overcurrent protection sizing, utility disconnecting means requirements, equipment selection, grounding methodologies and arc flash analysis Experience with medium voltage and high voltage interconnection design Comfort with NEC code, as well as related codes such as NESC, IBC, NFPA 855 and NFPA 70E Ability to work in a team environment Proficient with MS Office Suite "Plus" Qualifications Graduate degree in Engineering PE license PMP Certification NABCEP PV Installation Professional certification Experience with PVSyst, ETAP, SKM, PSS/E, PSLF, PSCAD and other advanced modeling tools Substation/HV design experience Spanish language skills OSHA 10-hr or comparable job-site safety certification
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My client is currently resourcing for a Principal HVDC Engineering Consultant. They are a global energy consultancy, powered by the expertise and experience of it's unique and diverse people. They unite to solve the energy industry's problems. Working collaboratively with their customers, rethinking how things are done to take on challenges, break down barriers, enable progress and deliver the energy transition. They bring energy, insight, and certainty, which when combined with their strategies, innovations, and knowledge, gives them the power to create change within the industry and really make a difference.TeamWithin the Renewables Team, my client is at the forefront of major international projects where they bring a unique, integrated perspective, specialist expertise and set of tools to advise and support offshore developers, governments, sector enablers and the wider supply chain on strategic, technical and commercial matters predominately in relation to offshore wind, interconnectors and subsea cable projects.RoleSitting within the Offshore Renewables Team, the Principal Consultant - HVDC Engineering will report to the Renewables Engineering Manager and will be accountable for the delivery of assigned HVDC engineering projects. You will be expected to provide technical expertise into ongoing projects, bids and proposals and to represent the company at client and stakeholder meetings as required.Primary Roles & Responsibilities Include Lead and provide HVDC engineering input into tenders and project deliverables.Liaise and collaborate with internal stakeholders such as TA's, SME's and other discipline Engineers.Support HVDC engineering deliverables such as early-stage feasibility studies, preparation of project specifications, design review and assurance, attend site for FAT's and pre commissioning and commissioning oversight.Provide HVDC technical guidance and advice to clients through project development, delivery and operations & maintenance. Requirements A Chartered Engineer with demonstrable HVDC engineering expertise and ideally experienced in the offshore sector and with a detailed understanding of engineering deliverables through project development, delivery and operations & maintenance.Be a recognised expert in industry with a detailed understanding of HVDC performance requirements, OEM equipment, installation and commissioning and associated UK National Grid and other European transmission standards.Ability to communicate at all levels in the organisation and to key stakeholders out with the organisation.An ability to interpret and manage multiple projects simultaneously whilst meeting programme requirements.Have an interest to actively develop external (client) and internal relationships and be prepared to take part in industry working groups such as CIGRE, IET and other professional bodies. Base LocationAberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow or London
- Salary$48 - 68 per hour + Full Benefits (medical, dental, vision, etc)
- LocationUnited States of America
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 anothersenior 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 systemdesign, observing regulatory codes, customer requirements, site visits, permitting and technicalsupport 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 andconstruction 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 andtopographic surveyors, other specialized professionals as needed in the design and commissioningof grid interconnection;- Direct internal and external designers and consultants in creating, delivering and maintainingdrawing packages and project documentation;- Work collaboratively with other operations team members on project execution and processdevelopment 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 andproduct development;- Lead the Project Engineering team in developing best practices for the HV engineering process ofutility 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.
- Salary$55 - 65 per hour
Essential Functions: Design electrical infrastructure for photovoltaic systems, incorporating electrical engineering knowledge, solar photovoltaic system design principles, and industry best practices.Develop construction documents based on customer requirements, engineering decision-making, and compliance with NEC and CEC codes.Address comments from the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) during the permit review process, following company SOPs, to facilitate timely issuance of building permits.Conduct technical reviews of system components and ancillary devices to ensure compliance with design specifications.Provide prompt responses to Requests for Information (RFI) from field installation personnel, in accordance with company SOPs.Review testing data from internal field personnel and third-party testing agencies to ensure product quality.Provide engineering guidance and internal training to the company upon request.Support other departments with electrical questions and problem-solving throughout the construction process.Perform other assigned duties as required. Knowledge, Skills, and Experience: Required: Strong verbal and written communication skills in English.Ability to multitask and manage multiple projects simultaneously.1-3 years of design or engineering experience related to renewable energy.Proficiency in AutoCAD.Proficient in MS Office.Knowledge of photovoltaic systems, NEC requirements, and construction practices.Effective prioritization and task execution in a high-pressure environment.Willingness to learn and apply new technologies.Valid driver's license.Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering. Preferred: Proficiency in PVSyst.Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related discipline.EIT Certification.
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Construction Manager (District Heating Project)Location: Munich, GermanyCurrently, we are seeking an experienced Construction Manager to oversee a major district heating project in Munich, requiring extensive power plant experience.Position Summary: As a Construction Manager, you will be responsible for managing all aspects of the construction process for the district heating project in Munich. Your primary focus will be overseeing the construction and installation of a power plant, ensuring it is executed within budget, on schedule, and meets the highest quality standards. This role requires a strong background in power plant construction and a comprehensive understanding of district heating systems.Responsibilities: Project Management: Lead and manage the construction project from inception to completion, ensuring adherence to project timelines, budgets, and quality standards.Construction Oversight: Oversee all construction activities, including site preparation, power plant construction, equipment installation, and infrastructure development.Technical Expertise: Utilize your extensive power plant experience to provide technical guidance and support throughout the construction process, ensuring compliance with relevant regulations, codes, and standards.Contractor Management: Collaborate with contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers, overseeing their work, evaluating performance, and ensuring adherence to project specifications.Quality Assurance: Implement quality control procedures and inspections to guarantee the highest standards of construction quality are maintained.Risk Management: Identify and mitigate potential risks and issues that may arise during the construction process, taking appropriate measures to address them promptly.Collaboration: Foster effective communication and collaboration with project stakeholders, including engineers, designers, consultants, and local authorities, to ensure smooth project execution.Health and Safety: Enforce strict adherence to safety protocols and regulations, promoting a culture of safety on the construction site at all times.Documentation and Reporting: Maintain accurate project documentation, progress reports, and construction records, ensuring timely reporting to project stakeholders. Qualifications: Education: Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field. A relevant Master's degree is a plus.Experience: Minimum of 7 years of experience in construction management, with a focus on power plant construction. Prior experience with district heating projects is highly desirable.Power Plant Expertise: Strong knowledge and understanding of power plant construction processes, equipment, and systems, including boilers, turbines, generators, and associated infrastructure.Project Management Skills: Proven track record in successfully managing complex construction projects, including budgeting, scheduling, and resource allocation.Regulatory Compliance: Familiarity with local building codes, regulations, and safety standards related to power plant construction and district heating systems.Leadership Abilities: Excellent leadership and team management skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire cross-functional teams.Problem-Solving: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify issues, propose solutions, and make sound decisions under pressure.Communication Skills: Effective verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to convey technical information clearly and concisely to various stakeholders.Language Proficiency: Fluency in English and German is required.
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Spencer Ogden have partnered with a leading Sustainable Development Group in the field of Decentralised Energy, including District Heating, District Cooling, Renewables and Energy Storage.Our client has a significant number of projects across UK&I and globally within the Middle East and Europe.Our client specialises in the delivery of district heating and is looking to grow their team. As a Senior Energy Engineer you will have a particular focus on technical leadership and delivery. We are looking for someone with an excellent grasp of the UK energy market, and how buildings, estates, towns and cities can be decarbonized and how DH network can be designed and deployed at scale.Responsibilities: A good understanding of the UK energy marketKnowledge of the Heat NetworksKnowledge of renewables (PV etc) and low carbon heating technologiesKnowledge of energy storage, EV and Micro gridsKnowledge of building services, their design and operational requirements including controls and utilities and commissioning Requirements: Experience of delivering DH Design / Energy Option Studies / Energy Audits / Decarbonisation strategies/ Feasibility studies / Energy ProTrack record of project delivery from concept stage through to operation idealMEng / BEng in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering preferredCEng status would be beneficial
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We are currently seeking a self-motivated and passionate Electrical Engineer to join our team. In this role, you will serve as the engineering support for our Distribution System Operations (DSO) department, contributing to the growth of this exciting engineering field. We are in search of candidates ready to take on influential roles within our team. Ideal candidates will have a background in electrical engineering.This is a hybrid-remote position, reporting to either our Cedar Rapids, IA or Madison, WI office. Candidates must be residents of Iowa or Wisconsin.What You Will Do: Collaborate with engineering and operations teams to plan, implement, and support distribution grid programs, projects, and initiatives using various platforms, including: SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition)ADMS (Advanced Distribution Management System)OMS (Outage Management System)DERMS (Distributed Energy Resources Management System)FLISR (Fault Location, Isolation, and Service Restoration)VVO/VVC (Volt-VAR Optimization and Volt-VAR Control) Work with internal and external stakeholders to develop recommendations for enhancing operating tools, situational awareness, and overall distribution system performance and reliability. Collaborate with field operations, engineering, IT, and transmission partners to provide long-term grid operations support, including electric and gas distribution system strategy, analysis, implementation, operation, and maintenance of complex technology systems. Maintain the data necessary for ADMS, DERMS, and other power system platforms. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to rectify errors between systems and provide feedback on recurring issues for new project analysis and scoping. Develop an understanding of customer needs and expectations and propose solutions for moderately complex issues. Participate in identifying and solving problems within the assigned area of responsibility with guidance from a supervisor. Apply governmental and organizational engineering standards, interpret policies, and exercise discretion and judgment in resolving moderately complex problems. Demonstrate critical thinking and communication skills necessary for developing recommendations that offer technically sound and cost-effective solutions to specific problems. Education Requirements: A Bachelor's Degree in an engineering program accredited through the Engineering Accreditation Commission is required. A Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering degree is preferred. Required Experience: 2+ years of related engineering experience.