- Salary: Market related
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.
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- SalaryMarket related
- LocationCounty Kildare
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
- SalaryMarket related
Key Responsibilities: To be the technical lead on HV projects; providing engineering solutions for all aspects of grid connection and customer side installations, from conception through detailed design to construction, energisation and handover. The role includes directly undertaking and/or managing sub-consultants performing the following: Preparing primary substation design layoutsBusbar system calculations, thermal & mechanical loadingSecondary design including preparation of control & protection schematicsAuxiliary AC & DC system sizing and specificationProtection coordination studiesLightning protection, protective shielding, earthing designWitness of factory & site acceptance testingInterface engineering with TSO/DSOSpecification and procurement of major items of electrical plantDesign review of work undertaken by other engineers on the team The role will also include: Engineering elements are delivered on time and within budgetEnsuring health and safety considerations and regulations are considered and incorporated at all stages The mentoring and development of more junior staff Qualifications, Skills, and Experience: A primary degree in Electrical Engineering is not a pre-requisite but is desirable.3 years similar experience is desirable.Previous experience with MV/HV design, HV substation and underground cable design is desirable.Previous experience with grid connections / renewable energy / airfield works is an advantage.Strong IT skills with Microsoft Office packages, including diagnostic skills, and familiarity with Auto-CAD and ePlan P8 or similar is preferred.
- Salary$0 per year
- LocationBasking Ridge
Summary The Senior Electrical Engineer I&C will provide Instrumentation and Controls (I&C) and Electrical engineering supports to proposal and contract project operation across Boiler, Selective Catalytic Reduction System (SCR), Air Quality Control Systems (AQCS), Wastewater Spray Dryer (WSD), Flue Gas Desulfurization Systems (FGD), Turbine and After Market Service areas. These include generating documents and/or furnishing consultation in engineering calculations and analysis. I & C equipment specifications, technical evaluation, analog and digital control logic diagrams, combustion control system (CCS) & burner management system (BMS) philosophy, process control and alarm set?point list, analytical instruments, loop diagrams, Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID), process flow diagrams (PFDs) review, Instrument List, IO List, and ISA format Data Sheets, etc. Electrical equipment specifications, technical evaluation, cable block diagrams, electrical control schematics, interconnection wiring diagrams, one-line diagrams, electrical load list, electrical area classification, and P&IDs & PFDs review. Excellent understanding and knowledge of I&C / Electrical Engineering for power plant environment. Must have a thorough understanding of Codes and Standards related to Power Plant design and installation. Essential Duties & ResponsibilitiesEssential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: Develops major Instrumentation and Controls engineering specifications, bid evaluations, and vendor document/drawing reviews for equipment (i.e., Distributed Control System (DCS), Programmable Logic Controller (PLC), CEMS/NOx Monitoring System, Analyzers, Vibration Monitoring System, Fabric Filter Cleaning Control System, Transmitters, Thermocouples, Control Valves, etc.Prepares and reviews engineering calculations, P&IDs, control system narratives and control system architecture, operator interface layout, instrument connection and installation details, location drawings and technical specificationsGenerates DCS Graphic drawings and control logic diagram using SAMA/ISA format for BMS/CCS controls for Boiler and Burners, AQCS, SCR, WSD, FGD, etc. Develops major electrical engineering specifications, bid evaluations, and vendor drawings reviews for equipment (i.e. Medium & Low Voltage Motors (per NEMA MG1), Power Transformers, Switchgear, Motor Control Centers, UPS and VFD Systems, and Pre?Engineered Power Distribution Centers (PDC), and Equipment Layout. etc.Prepares and reviews engineering calculations, one?line diagrams, schematics, block diagrams, wiring diagrams, load list, hazardous area classification (per NFPA 496 & 497), cable schedules, cable tray routings, lighting layouts, panel schedules, grounding layouts, heat tracing, lightning protection layouts, and other electrical layout drawings and specifications as requiredEnsures that I&C / Electrical design & engineering deliverables are delivered per contract specifications, and within budget and schedule as lead engineer, if assignedReviews I&C / Electrical related documents to mechanical, electrical and process equipment technical specifications and vendor drawings of equipment manufacturers or subcontractor’s and prepares comments and recommendationsCoordinates all I&C / Electrical engineering interfaces with other discipline and client as lead engineer, if assignedPrepares I&C / Electrical engineering work plans/progress report and monitor man?hours as lead engineerEnsures work products meet all applicable local and industry codes, standards and regulatory guides specifically NFPA, NEMA, ASME, ISA, etc.Able to review and understand DCS and PLC configuration drawingsAble to support and execute multiple proposal and contract as project discipline engineer with minimum supervisionPerforms I&C / Electrical related equipment inspection FAT Conducts field survey as deemed required Other Duties & Responsibilities Provide supports in developing I&C / Electrical engineering standards and practicesPossess excellent analytical, decision making, planning and organization skillsMust possess excellent leadership skills with the ability to lead others, provide coaching, development and mentoring of subordinatesAbility to travel both within the USA and to other countries, as deemed necessaryFoster a teamwork environmentCommunicate effectively with all levels of employeesAbility to work independently and with othersContinuously seek ways to improve processes to reduce man?hoursOrganize, maintain and control the status of electrical documents & drawings in PWMaintain the highest degree of honesty and integrity at all times Knowledge, Skills, & EducationTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education and/or Experience: Must have a Bachelor's degree (BA) in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from a four?year accredited college or university. Candidate shall have a minimum fifteen (15) years’ experience in Instrumentation & Controls / Electrical engineering and design. Post?graduate education is desirable and will be credited as working experience. Excellent understanding and knowledge of industry codes and standards (ANSI/ISA?5.1, NFPA/NEC, IEEE, NEMA) as they relate to the Power Plant. Candidate shall have strong leadership, communication and presentation skills.Language Skills: Candidate must be fluent in English. Strong verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills. Must be able to interact and communicate well with individuals in all areas of the company.Mathematical Skills: Candidate must possess the necessary mathematical skills required to perform the work and responsibilities described herein.Reasoning Ability: Ability to exercise good judgment and make sound engineering decisions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or schematic form. Computer Skills: Candidate must literate in using common MS Office software including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Access. Knowledge of graphics, technical diagrams, flow charts, etc.
- Salary$150k - 180k per year
- LocationSouth Houston
Spencer Ogden is partnered with a global multi-energy provider in Houston seeking a Senior Project Engineer to join their Project Management team and their busy pipeline of utility scale solar projects! The Role: Responsible for the engineering interface within development, transmission, engineering, operations, and project/construction managementPlan and manage all technical aspects and decisions associated with design, technical adequacy, permitting, schedule, budgets and construction and start up support of assigned Wind, Solar, and Energy Storage projects.Define and manage the scope, design criteria, priority, schedule, quality and budget for all assigned engineering tasks required in support of development and project executionDefine and establish project technical requirements for EPC RFP’s scope of work and associated bid reviews, evaluations and recommendations consistent with project budget and delivery milestones.Analysis of engineering alternatives to ensure most cost-effective approach is followed while maintaining compliance with technical adequacy and safety standards.The position has a competitive base salary and bonus as well as hybrid work schedule with three days in the Houston office. Qualifications: Bachelors Electrical, or Civil Engineering.7+ years of experience within Renewable Energy Power Generation through different phases of project lifecycle.Knowledge of CAD Design & Electrical Systems.History of working with an EPCPrevious Utility Scale Renewable experiencePE License in TX is a plus
- SalaryMarket related
My client is currently resourcing for an experienced Grid Delivery Engineer who will be responsible for the management and design of grid connection assets for the clients pipeline of solar and storage projects. They will work as part of a leading independent solar and storage development platform in the UK & Ireland, delivering solar and storage projects from origination through the development process. Duties and Responsibilities Support the delivery of Elgin Energy’s project pipeline to energisation by providing electrical engineering guidance and management throughout the design, procurement, construction, and commissioning phases.Report to senior management on progress of all grid connection construction activities across the portfolio.Review, in conjunction with the wider team, contractor designs, processes and commercial proposals.Provide technical advice to the senior management team to ensure all grid connection factors during the build process are appropriately considered and risk assessed and that the most efficient, cost effective and safe proposals are pursued in line with company requirementsProactively identify and solve problems as they arise, taking preventative measures to avoid risks to the project schedule and budget. Manage and report on deviations from project schedules, budgets or scope.Support project construction and commissioning activities by co-ordinating and witnessing testing activities, analysing plant performance, and working pro-actively with Network Operators to resolve issues.Co-ordinate with the Construction Lead to ensure safe, efficient and cost effective delivery of the grid connection elements of the pipeline and to progressively establish sound CDM standards, systems and procedures for construction activities.Review all relevant documentation and provide input at the concept design, detailed design and construction phases to ensure successful project delivery while also maintaining compliance with Construction, Health & Safety and Grid Code standards and requirements. Skills and Knowledge Competent and experienced in the design and delivery of grid connection aspects of renewable energy projects.Ability to manage relationships with multiple stakeholders effectively.Strong time management, organisational and report writing skills.Commercially astute and process drivenGood decision-making capability, negotiating skills and engineering judgementStrong technical knowledge of electricity grid planning/operations and the UK/IRL Grid Codes.Knowledge of the AC and DC electrical design of solar PV plants, energy storage and grid connection methodologies.Knowledge of HV electrical equipment, control systems, SCADA, protection, and metering.Knowledge of the DNO/ICP process for embedded generator connections in the UK/IRL. Experience Required Bachelor’s degree in Civil/Mechanical/Electrical/Energy Engineering or related discipline.4+ years’ experience working in renewable energy, with knowledge and experience in the grid connection process and delivery of grid connection assets.Proven track record of site experience in the construction of the grid connection elements of renewable energy projects.Evidence of working successfully on multiple projects to demanding deadlines.Valid driver's license for UK & Ireland. Location Dublin, ROI. Travel in Ireland and the UK will be required.
- SalaryMarket related
- LocationUnited Kingdom
As part of my clients ongoing development, they are now seeking to complement their growing Technology Services team with experienced Senior and Principal Power Systems Engineers. This role is highly important in ensuring the business continues to thrive and grow, always with a view to their passionate aspiration of supporting the world’s transition to net zero. The Technology team operates across a broad range of projects from single wind turbine installations and onsite generation to multi-GW offshore generation, grid and private wire projects. You will liaise with power systems and engineering design teams and work closely with the Head of Development, Project Management and the Director of Technology Services, to refresh and enhance systems and practices.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESYour role will focus primarily on: Engaging with the electricity transmission, distribution companies and the Electricity System Operator in the UK.Understanding of the UK Grid Code and specifically application of the requirements to generation projects.Practical experience conducting detailed power system studies including load flow, short circuit analysis, fault ride through and EMT using industry standard software solutionsSharing your knowledge and experience with the team to further develop the team’s expertiseManagement and mentoring of graduates/consultants.Understanding, communicating, and analysing energy regulatory framework and keeping abreast of changes and impacts to clients.Developing business relationships with companies and co-professionals that will provide new opportunities for the business to provide our range of services. PERSON SPECIFICATION Degree qualified in a relevant discipline (e.g., Electrical or Mechanical engineering) or equivalent professional experience.Experience in, or willingness to learn client management and development of longstanding client relationships.Experience in, or willing to learn the financial management of projects, meeting strict timelines and budgetsCommercial awareness of the energy industry.Good working knowledge of the full lifecycle of regulatory framework for connection renewable projects to the grid for both Transmission and Distribution projectsExperience of dealing with Ofgem would be an advantageExperience in the Offshore and Onshore renewable energy sector and knowledge of the oil and gas sector would be an advantage. LOCATION: Remote (Edinburgh. Glasgow, London and Bristol)
- Salary$180k per year
We are partnered with a utility-scale solar and storage developer in Sydney, seeking an experienced Lead Power Systems Engineer to join their team. In this role you will provide technical leadership and expertise for Solar PV and Energy Storage projects, ensuring successful grid connections and optimising project configurations. This senior position offers project management and leadership responsibilities, presenting an exciting opportunity to shape the future of renewable energy!Key Responsibilities: Collaborate with development colleagues to identify suitable locations for projects using power systems analysis and congestion modeling.Specify high-level design for Solar PV, BESS, and Hybrid projects to optimise configurations.Manage the Connection Application Process (R0) for multiple projects across NEM jurisdictions.Conduct Model Acceptance, Benchmarking, and GPS compliance studies using relevant software packages.Manage relationships with project stakeholders, NSPs, AEMO, contractors, and OEMs.Appoint and manage external power systems consultants for Connection Application Packages.Negotiate optimised connection strategies with NSPs for Solar PV, BESS, and Hybrid projects.Negotiate Generator Performance Standards and technical aspects of Connection Agreements.Develop cost-effective project configurations and connection strategies.Stay informed of industry developments and provide expert guidance to the Elgin Energy team. Qualifications and Skills: Appropriate degree in Electrical/Energy Engineering/HV Power System Engineering or related discipline.5+ years’ experience working in a connections-focused environment within an Engineering Consultancy, Project Developer, NSP, or AEMO.Proven track record of success in progressing wind/solar/BESS connections with NSPs and AEMO.Evidence of working successfully on multiple projects to demanding deadlines.Site experience in Solar PV plants and/or high-voltage substations is desirable but not essential.Strong technical knowledge of the NER Chapter 5 process with a proven track record of success.Excellent knowledge of power systems analysis software packages, including PSS/E, PSCAD, and DigSilent PowerFactory, along with Python automation skills.Knowledge of AC and DC electrical design of Solar PV plants, BESS, and grid connection methodologies.Familiarity with HV electrical equipment, control systems, SCADA, protection, and metering.Ability to manage external consultants for the delivery of design and study packages. If you are driven by innovation, have a passion for the renewable energy space where your contributions will have a meaningful impact, please apply below or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Salary$120k - 180k per year
Department: EngineeringJob Location: BGC, PhilippinesReporting to: COO, APACSummary of Role:As Engineering Manager, you will oversee the engineering for a group of wind and solar projects located at diversity of places in the country. Primary responsibilities will include providing technical input to site selection, production of project specifications, managing consultants and contractors and providing input to contract documents for projects in all jurisdictions.What You Will Do: Assessing and quantifying ground risk and other engineering factors to assist with site selection primarily within the Philippines or other APAC markets if requiredDeveloping CAPEX and OPEX assumptions associated with differing ground conditions and foundation typesDevelopment of specifications for development projects to provide the basis for Environmental Impact AssessmentSpecify, tender and manage onshore and offshore survey works, including bathymetric surveys, geophysical surveys and geotechnical investigationManagement of contractors, subcontractors and partnersAssist with the preparation of Construction Contribute to project scheduling/ budgeting and risk managementContribute to assembly of and quality assurance checks for contract documentationSelection, co-ordination and management of External Design ConsultantsDevelopment of project schedules and project risk registersDevelopment of Construction strategiesDevelopment of Procurement strategies What We Require: Degree in Engineering (electrical or civil) with a minimum of 15 years of experienceA broad range of management experience and a proven record in projects engineering and construction is essentialEngineering and construction management experience in the renewable or electrical industry would be an advantageExperience on presenting to senior management at board level and be capable of managing internal and external resources with easeExperience in offshore wind site selectionKnowledge of offshore wind foundation types, ground conditions interpretation and foundation, array cable and turbine installation proceduresKnowledge of grid connection solutions for offshore windAbility to translate engineering issues into CAPEX and OPEX assumptionsKnowledge of the Offshore windfarm development and foundation design processExperience in geotechnical engineering is an advantageExperience in the preparation of construction contract documentsUnderstanding of solar and wind turbine technology and the issues involved with grid connectionsExperience in the preparation of technical specifications and other technical documentsKnowledge of Health and Safety legislation and in particular, Health and Safety issues offshoreExperience in tender/bid evaluationExperience in conducting technical and commercial negotiations with EPC contractors/grid Companies etc.IT literateExcellent verbal / written communication skillsStrong report writing skills
- SalaryMarket related
- LocationUnited States of America
Senior Studies Engineer - Remote (United States)Responsibilities: Conduct studies to help wind, solar, and storage project developers identify appropriate Points of Interconnection across the United States.Collaborate with internal teams and disciplines to initiate project analysis during the early stages of development.Support utilities and ISOs with transmission planning work, such as generator interconnection studies and NERC compliance.Mentor and train other engineers in power systems studies.Assist in developing study processes and python scripts.Work with sales teams to identify client support needs. Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited program.10+ years of experience in US ISO/utility grid interconnection, planning studies, or power flow analysis.Proficiency in PSS/E steady-state analysis, with experience in PSS/E dynamics and TARA preferred.Familiarity with ISO/Utility interconnection processes and study methodologies.Strong problem-solving skills and ability to think creatively.Excellent communication and presentation skills.Authorized to work permanently in the United States. Benefits: Flexible work arrangements.Employee ownership opportunities.Competitive pay.Comprehensive benefits package.Collaborative and innovative work environment.
- SalaryMarket related
- LocationSpring Valley
Under general supervision of the Section Manager of Transmission & Substation Engineering, accomplishes dynamic civil and structural engineering contribution requiring design, engineering and project management skills, as well as significant individual intuition. The scope of responsibilities involves the design and application of utility grade overhead transmission systems and electric substations for the Company. The Senior Engineer shall also provide unprecedented participation and representation for the Company at industry meetings.Serve as Project Civil Engineer for Overhead Transmission or Substation Projects. Prepare material, equipment and construction labor specifications for overhead transmission and substation civil construction projects.• Provides exceptional support to Section Manager.• Employ transmission and structural engineering design software such as PLS-CADD, PLS-Tower, PLS-Pole, RISA-3D, RISA-Foot, Civil Bay, EPRI’s FAD, HEC-RAS and online USGS Streamstats.• Understand and implements civil engineering site development practices such as site planning, grading, excavation, drainage, roadways as related to substations facilities, overhead transmission facilities and right-of-ways.• Maximize diagnostic tool application such as MS Project, as well as other financial and project management tools used by Transmission & Substation Engineering to effectually oversee construction projects.• Avidly review, analyze and prepares layouts and preliminary designs for each project to determine best practices and designs.• Achieve preliminary engineering cost estimating and creatively develop project design alternatives as necessary.• Serve as Project Engineer for all assigned overhead transmission and substation engineering projects while managing lower level engineers, consultants and contractors. Work closely with manufacturers, contractors, and suppliers relative to their proposals, project performance, specification of materials, and processing of invoices for payment in accordance with their performance under contract.• Assist the EHV (Extra high Voltage) Line Operations and Substation Operations Departments by reviewing and/or proposing designs for maintenance projects.• Work with EHV personnel to analyze overhead transmission system problems, assist in system testing, and develop feasibility studies and required solutions to solve system problems as they arise.• Collaborate alongside the Real Estate Department, New Business and Community Affairs in reviewing right-of-way encroachments.• Formulate sketches to be used as the design guide for the Design Drafters in the preparation of standards and project construction drawings.• Provide departmental updates on the current status and progress of projects, including the update of the Living Budget.• Keeps informed and up to date of the latest industry standards and developments in the overhead transmission engineering and construction field.• Attends departmental meetings and serves on committees as required.• May be required to supervise civil engineers for all transmission and substation civil engineering projects assigned and coordinate internal and external resources for interdepartmental projects.• Participate in the Company’s Emergency Response Plan through a designated storm assignment.• Performs other related assignments as required.
- 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$130k - 150k per year + W2 employment, employer paid medical and dental
**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.