- Location: Spring Valley
- Salary: Market related
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.
- SalaryMarket related
At our company, we raise the quality of life around the world by changing the way energy works. Everyone makes an impact every day in our small, global teams. Apply here to start an extraordinary career today. POSITION: Company CE Senior Engineer, SCADA Controls DEPARTMENT: Grid Integration / SCADA & Resource Integration REPORTS TO: Senior Manager, SCADA & Resource Integration LOCATION: Full-time Remote We are currently looking for a dynamic and passionate SCADA Controls & Commissioning Engineer to oversee multiple aspects of the company Execution process for our renewable resource projects (PV, BESS, Wind, Hybrid, etc) including the Controls build-out, NERC Compliance, and hand-off to our Operations team. This person will work with various SCADA vendors, EPCs, equipment manufacturers, utilities, and internal teams to meet all grid integration, NERC, and company operational requirements. This is a great opportunity for someone with Renewable Energy SCADA Controls experience and an understanding of NERC Compliance to strengthen their skills and drive our Clean Energy division to be an industry leader in the renewable sector. The position is remote and requires up to 10% travel to project locations. Principle Duties and Responsibilities: SCADA Controls: Subject Matter Expert for SCADA Control development, commissioning, and testing Thorough understanding of control requirements for each type of project (PV Solar, PV + BESS, Standalone BESS, Wind, etc) and implementation of control logic to achieve required plant operations taking into account requirements from the Off-Taker, Interconnecting Utility, ISO/RTO, and others. When multiple SCADA Vendors are participating in a single project, coordinate all control requirements/responsibilities amongst the various vendors to ensure logic development is understood and coordinated between the various Vendors Understanding of Substation design taking into account static reactive resources within the substation (capacitor/reactor banks) and other devices affecting SCADA controls (i.e. On-Load Tap Changers). Coordinate with SCADA Vendors to ensure control logic meets all grid code requirements (LGIA, PPA, NERC Inverter Based Resource Guidelines, IEEE 2800, etc) Drive coordination with Utilities and ISOs/RTOs to develop SCADA Control logic (both Real and Reactive power controls) that meet local area Grid Code requirements. Serve as the company SME to utilities that may be unfamiliar with Renewable Resources or concerned about their impact to the grid. Drive continuous improvement with various SCADA Vendors with the goal of our company being the industry leader in SCADA controls. Areas of continuous improvement include designing controls per industry recommendations/guidelines (NERC IBR Guidelines, IEEE 2800, lessons learned from Projects, etc) Develop and document company Standards for SCADA Controls and develop SCADA Controls philosophy documents Review and oversee HMI build-out to ensure all applicable pages are available in the HMI, all equipment and associated operations parameters are displayed in a logical/functional way, HMI controls are intuitive, and HMI is consistent amongst projects. Where multiple SCADA Vendors are involved in a project, coordinate various Vendors to ensure all control requirements are accounted for in the HMI. Drive commissioning controls testing and create/obtain documentation showing completion of testing, any required corrective actions, and company final acceptance of test results Review, provide feedback, and act as approver for contractor project deliverable items including: Control test plan/procedure, Controls Narrative, SCADA PPC/MPPC testing reports, and others as required by the SCADA Project Engineer Provide input to project metering design to ensure controls are coordinated with project metering.
- Salary$125k - 185k per year
Strategy and Corporate Development Advisor Become a Strategy and Corporate Development Advisor and build a better tomorrow. In this job, you’ll work across all areas of our team supporting actionable strategies and opportunities for a major utility company, focusing on advancing corporate/business development efforts, growth & innovation initiatives, strategic planning activities and ESG/sustainability priorities. This position plays a key role in advancing strategic objectives with responsibility for conducting quantitative and qualitative analyses, including (but not limited to) monitoring/research of industry trends in the power & utilities sector; tracking of clean infrastructure markets such as solar, wind and energy storage; exploration of new ideas and business models; scanning the ecosystem of early-stage cleantech companies; assessment of specific acquisition or investment opportunities; and development of business strategies and scenarios. More broadly, you will help shape our companies overall strategy, leveraging analytical, problem-solving, critical thinking and creativity skills to help the team. In this role, you will utilize influencing skills by presenting for senior management, including members of the C-suite and leadership at our company. As a Strategy and Corporate Development Advisor, your work will help power our planet, reduce carbon emissions and create cleaner air for everyone. Are you ready to take on the challenge to help us build the future? A day in the life - Get ready to think big, work smart and shine bright! Market and industry analysis: · Monitor power & utilities industry trends, including M&A activity, competitive landscape, regulatory developments, ESG / shareholder trends, etc.· Track key clean energy infrastructure, services and technology markets for potential new growth, assessing strategic alignment of different at-scale opportunities· Analyze key sectors (e.g., electric mobility, grid of the future, digital solutions, etc.) to get insights on innovation trends, changing customer segments, new business models, disruptive technologies and ecosystem of early-stage companies Corporate strategy development:· Help manage the annual strategic planning process for the company· Provide insights on industry trends, themes, scenarios, and hypotheses to business leaders of company and its subsidiaries· Support project management of new strategic initiatives· Support the company's sustainability/ESG strategy Evaluation and execution of new opportunities:· Feed and evaluate pipeline of new business ideas or startups to source venture investment opportunities for company and it's subsidiaries· Apply critical thinking, problem-solving skills and data-driven approaches to link the value proposition of opportunities with our companies’ strategy· Conduct due diligence and quantitative analysis (e.g., market models, valuation, forecasts, project finance, etc.) as needed to support assessment of opportunities for leadership consideration· Support execution of any transactions Strategic projects and internal consulting:· Conduct independent, in-depth analysis of complex business problems, and present findings and recommendations to senior leaders· Manage strategic projects, organizing cross-functional teams, developing project scope, analyzing key issues, performing financial analysis, and identifying potential solutions and recommendations· Develop implementation plans to execute strategies and transition projects into business for execution, as appropriate Qualifications you need …· Three or more years of combined experience in strategy/management consulting, venture capital, investment banking or corporate strategy/innovation/development roles (e.g., developing and implementing business strategies such as launching new products or implementing large scale companywide initiatives, business plan evaluation, startup incubators/accelerators, venture investing, mergers & acquisitions)Other details that will set you up for success …· Bachelor’s degree in business, economics, finance, engineering, or a related discipline and/or equivalent combination of education and experience· Being comfortable in an unstructured work environment and able to cut through uncertainty to proactively move ideas forward.· Experience communicating complex analyses and information to senior management.· Experience, knowledge and/or a strong curiosity in energy, e-mobility, and clean technologies.· Strong team orientation, ability to collaborate with teams in order to accomplish individual goals You should know …· When a return-to-office date has been determined, this position’s work mode is hybrid. The employee will report to an company facility for a set number of days with the option to work remotely on the remaining days. Unless otherwise noted, employees are required to reside in the state of California. Further details of this work mode will be discussed at the interview stage. · Visit our Candidate Resource page to get meaningful information related to benefits, perks, resources, testing information, and hiring process, and more!· Relocation is available for this position. About Strategy and Corporate Development We are passionate about tackling the growing challenges of climate change and leading the transformation of the power sector to enable our vision of a clean energy future. This is an exciting time in our industry and we are facing an accelerating rate of disruption, so we need people that are motivated, self-directed, who love being creative, and are driven to turn ideas into reality We celebrate our differences. We are a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.We are committed to ensuring that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.
- 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
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
- SalaryMarket related
Title: Senior Structural EngineerLocation: Various office locations: Boise, ID / Madison, WI / Minneapolis, MN As a Senior Structural Engineer, your role will be pivotal in fostering the growth and triumph of your team. We are searching for an individual who embodies leadership qualities, transcending mere management. You will be empowered to cultivate your team, fulfill client needs, and enjoy the backing of a prominent and thriving organization.In collaboration with your team, you will contribute to the design of innovative modern manufacturing facilities. Your expertise will extend to designing industrial equipment supports, steel pipe racks, and access platforms for clients across the renewable energy, industrial, and manufacturing sectors. Our objective is to consistently surpass client expectations while fostering a positive experience for both our employees and the communities we serve.Relocation assistance may be offered for this role.Here are several facets of the role you can anticipate: A substantial aspect of our design approach relies on Building Information Modeling (BIM). Notably, Autodesk Revit Structural stands as a pivotal collaborative tool, facilitating the communication of 3D designs to project teams, stakeholders, and construction professionals.Empowerment in decision-making is a key attribute of this role; micromanagement is not our approach.We anticipate every team member to embrace ownership of project objectives and achievements. Required Education/Experience: Bachelor's Degree with a focus on Structural EngineeringOver 10 years of professional experienceProficiency in tasks demanding independent judgment and the adaptation/modification of engineering principlesProfessional Engineering (PE) License is mandatoryExpertise in concrete, structural steel, and foundation designProficiency in Finite Element Analysis, specifically using RISA 3DCapability to manage small projects with minimal supervision Desired Education/Experience: Familiarity with NavisworksProficiency with Revit softwareDeep knowledge of Deep Foundation design At our organization, you will find a fulfilling career across various levels. In your role, you will tackle stimulating and engaging projects and initiatives, contributing positively to society and the environment. You will receive the necessary support, guidance, and training to propel your career forward.
- Salary$160k per year
Power Systems Stability and Steady-State EngineerWe are seeking a talented and experienced Power Systems Stability and Steady-State Engineer to join our team. As a Power Systems Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in analyzing and enhancing the stability and steady-state performance of our power systems. The ideal candidate should possess significant experience in both stability and steady-state as they relate to power systems.Responsibilities:· Perform comprehensive stability analysis of power systems, including transient stability, voltage stability, and small signal stability assessments.· Conduct steady-state analysis, load flow studies, and power flow simulations to evaluate the performance of the power system under various operating conditions.· Identify potential stability and steady-state issues and provide recommendations for system improvements, control strategies, and operational enhancements.· Collaborate with the planning and operations teams to assess the impact of system changes, such as generation additions, load variations, and network expansions on stability and steady-state performance.· Utilize advanced stability and steady-state analysis software and tools to model and simulate complex power system networks accurately.· Investigate and troubleshoot stability and steady-state-related events, working closely with field personnel and control center operators.· Develop and implement stability control schemes, as well as steady-state control algorithms, to improve the overall dynamic and steady-state performance of the power system.· Stay updated with industry standards, emerging trends, and best practices related to power systems stability and steady-state analysis.· Participate in the testing and commissioning of new power system equipment and control systems to verify their stability and steady-state performance.· Prepare technical reports and documentation, presenting findings and recommendations to stakeholders.Requirements:· Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related field. A master's degree in Power Systems or a relevant discipline is preferred.· Extensive experience in stability and steady-state analysis as they relate to power systems, including transient stability, voltage stability, small signal stability, and power flow studies.· Proficiency in using industry-standard stability and steady-state analysis software such as PSS/E, PSCAD, PowerWorld, or DIgSILENT PowerFactory.· Strong understanding of power system dynamics, control systems, and protective relaying.· Familiarity with grid codes, regulations, and standards related to power systems stability and steady-state analysis.· Experience with dynamic modeling and simulation of power system components like generators, FACTS devices, and HVDC systems.· Solid analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to interpret simulation results and propose effective solutions.· Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.· Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and deliver results within defined timelines.· Professional engineering license or willingness to obtain one is a plus.Join our team and contribute your expertise in both stability and steady-state analysis to ensure the reliable and efficient operation of our power systems. If you are passionate about power systems and possess the required experience, we encourage you to apply for this challenging opportunity.
- Salary$120k - 150k per year + Full Benefits, Annual Bonus, Retirement (401k)
Job Title: Senior-Level Electrical EngineerLocations: Napa, CASan FranciscoSan JoseSacramento Job Summary:This position requires extensive and comprehensive knowledge in the subject area, sound judgement, effective decision making and the ability to communicate effectively while working cooperatively with team members and clients. The essential functions of this position also include technical mentoring or staff and may include managing staff as appropriate. A Senior Engineer shall procure work for the company, by attending client “meet and greets” but especially by providing excellence to our clients to ensure repeat business. The values “quality”, “integrity”, and “expertise” may be helpful reminders regarding the expectations of the Senior Engineer.Key Responsibilities: Examine the electrical load requirements of both new and existing projects to determine the most effective electrical system design, sizing, and requirements.Conduct electrical calculations, such as estimating demand and connected loads, calculating voltage drops, short circuits, and ensuring compliance with energy codes.Develop comprehensive electrical distribution system designs, including specifying all components of low and medium voltage electrical equipment.Communicate and collaborate with internal and external disciplines to ensure project requirements and space needs for electrical systems are met.Interact with clients to support business development, prepare proposals, scopes, and budgets. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or a related field.5-10 years of experience in designing lighting and power distribution systems.Professional Engineer (PE) license preferred.Strong analytical, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills.Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- Salary$110k - 140k per year
Senior Transmission Line EngineerPrimary Function:Performs engineering work with a focus on transmission line design including both civil and electrical practices. Requires knowledge of transmission systems from 34.5kV to 500kV with familiarity with basic principles related to line design and practices related to this specialization. Successful candidates may be placed in job titles ranging from Senior Engineer, Project Engineer, or Senior Project Engineer based upon experience and knowledge in the field.Duties & ResponsibilitiesEmployee may be called upon to perform any or all of the following functions: Generate cost effective designs for high voltage electrical transmission linesRepresent the Engineering department and participate in inter-department meetingsAttend meetings with customers as needed to support the Sales department and the engineersMonitor team progress and activities to ensure projects remain on schedule, within budget and exceed customer expectationsAble to perform transmission line engineering work independently.Balance innovation and standardization of work processesProject Engineer or Senior Project Engineer level individuals will ensure that projects meet quality and schedule objectivesTravel out of town for short periods of time as required by assignmentsOther duties as required Minimum Qualifications / ExperienceBachelor degree in Civil or Electrical Engineering from an accredited university. Knowledge and demonstrated experience in transmission line design; successful candidates will have at least 7 years; experience in transmission line design with more senior level positions requiring 10 years or more in hands on design. Must be a licensed professional engineer with ability to become licensed in multiple states or must be able to gain license within one year of hire.Minimum 7 years of experience in actual hands on design work Experience in preparing cost effective designs in an EPC environmentEffective oral and written communication skillsKnowledge and understanding of transmission engineering, including routing issues, conductor selection, structure determination, plan and profile development, material takeoffs, etc.Knowledge and understanding of structure and foundation designKnowledge of common engineering application software, particularly such tools as PLS-CADDKnowledge and understanding of engineering standards including NESC, IEEE, ASCE, ACI and ANSI that apply to transmission designExtensive knowledge of design documents and drawings necessary for a complete a project The Company provides life insurance, accidental death & dismemberment insurance, long term disability insurance, and an employee assistance plan at no cost to the employee. Benefit offerings also include a choice of traditional PPO or one of two HDHPs, with corresponding FSA or HSA, dental, vision, supplemental life insurance, short-term disability insurance, critical illness insurance, group accident insurance, hospital indemnity insurance, a 401(k) with immediate vesting, and more!Must be at least 18 years of age and legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship.
- 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$125k - 150k per year + bonus, benefits, etc.
What You'll do The Senior Project Engineer shall be a critical role is the successful execution of projects, both PV and storage-integrated for the U.S business. Contributing to and supporting all areas of this company's Technical Team, focusing on projects in early development and pre-construction phases and including ad hoc support to projects in construction.Duties and Responsibilities- Establishing and managing technical requirements in contractual documents for Engineering, Project Management and Construction (EPC) engagements- Support the Construction team in EPC selection including contract negotiation- Assist the Project Management in the construction of a project in a timely manner by providing necessary engineering support- Complete design and submittal reviews and approvals as necessary for projects in development and construction- Manage Owner's Engineering as assigned as necessary for Construction team support- Conduct site visits as necessary to support Construction team progress and milestone verification with lending parties and 3rd party independent engineers- Support the engagement of Independent Engineering firms selected for 3rd party financing of projects for execution- Provide technical diligence support for Project Finance- Support the business with critical lessons learned to ensure project budgets and expected returns are aligned with current market expectations- Develop task management tools to prioritize incoming technical requests from internal teams and provide regular deliverable updates- Represent your specialty area at relevant development meetings and delivery meetings - Represent your specialty during relevant third-party stakeholder meetings and events as requiredWho we're looking forKnowledge- Codes and Regulations knowledge for solar project construction- Engineering experience in utility scale PV plants. - Project Financing Structures and Diligence Requirements- Knowledge of Industry main stakeholders (TAs, investors, EPCs, Third Parties lab...)- Knowledge of current PV technology on the market and trends of major components and supporting balance of systems- Ability to identify key information in project site technical documents- Knowledge in EPC cost estimation based on design methodologyQualifications - Bachelor's degree, ideally Electrical Engineering, from an accredited university required. Other relevant qualifications and supporting experience will be considered- CAD software (AutoCAD, SketchUp, among others) experience required- Advanced knowledge of simulation software including PVsyst, PVsol, StorageVAT, among others- Willingness and ability to travel up to 25% to visit project sites and attend other key meetings as necessaryExperience - Experienced in a similar role with a minimum of 5 years- Extensive experience with PV utility-scale design for construction, including high voltage substations and energy storage components- Experience with civil design requirements for the development of PV utility-scale projects, including access, site drainage and other hydrology- Extensive experience in developing energy resource assessments and identifying key areas of improvement and optimization- Experience in solar PV utility-scale construction, including project management support and technical document reviewsWhy you'll make a great member of the team Personal qualities - Ability to work independently and engage additional resources as necessary- Ability to task manage and prioritize work based on required deliverables and due dates- Ability to organize workload and priorities to maximum effect for both yourself and the wider team- Self-starter able to work under limited direction / supervision- Flexible approach in a fast-paced business which is constantly changing, and to keep a clear head under pressure - Keen problem solver who can focus on appropriate detail when solving problems and propose effective solutions - Set high standards of performance for yourself - Ability to pick up systems and processes quickly - Previous demonstrable experience where excellent attention to detail is critically important
- Salary$65 - 75 per hour
- LocationFort Worth
The Senior Electrical Engineer will lead electrical design project teams to create world class designs for new projects, alterations and redevelopments on a variety of projects including power, process, corporate, healthcare, pipeline, airports, institutional, industrial, manufacturing, government and military facilities. The Senior Electrical Engineer will lead the project team throughout the design and construction process, adapting electrical plans according to budget constraints, design factors or client needs. Lead electrical design of projects from the conceptual phase through design completion for project needs and requirements that are set forth by the project managers. Prepare electrical equipment: packaged equipment specifications and data sheets, Request for Qualifications (RFQ's), technical bid summaries, and purchase recommendations. Review electrical equipment vendor drawings; data interface with suppliers, clients other engineering disciplines, detailers, designers. Participate in development of project schedule, scope, budget staffing planning and construction planning. Responsible for effective management of change orders. Applies expert knowledge of commonly used electrical concepts, practices, codes and procedures within the electrical engineering services industry. Applies knowledge and experience to complex projects, find non-standard design solutions. Quality review production drawings for a variety of projects and project related data as required by the project managers to verify corrections are made within multiple CAD related software. Quality review the construction administration including coordination with field personnel to resolve design related installation issues, calculations, field inspections and testing of electrical systems. Leads field inspections, installation, measurements or calculations for public and private clients. Prepare and present technical reports for clients and industry publications. Build effective relationships with existing clients, customers and contractors and develop new business opportunities. Responsible for ensuring customer satisfaction goals and expectations are met. Participate sales and marketing efforts and identify key pursuits. Lead the development of cost proposals and qualification statements to achieve stated targets and standards for financial performance. Prepare and present project budgets and cost estimates. Report project performance. Provide leadership, guidance and instruction to the electrical engineering practice. Mentor and guide less experienced engineers. Responsible for QA/QC process adherence. Responsible for effective communication with other engineering disciplines.
- 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