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- 4 months ago
Senior Studies Engineer - Remote (United States)
- 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.
- 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.
- Flexible work arrangements.
- Employee ownership opportunities.
- Competitive pay.
- Comprehensive benefits package.
- Collaborative and innovative work environment.
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Location: Remote with 25-30% travelCompany Overview: We are an EPC and solar services provider specializing in utility solar, high voltage substations, and energy storage projects across North America.Job Description:Summary: The HV Sr. Project Manager will be responsible for overseeing the management and execution of HV construction and operations projects, ensuring successful project outcomes.Responsibilities and Duties: Perform all Project Engineer responsibilities (refer to position description)Review project documents and requirements to ensure compliance with agreements, regulations, and customer/engineer specificationsDevelop and manage the HV project budgetCreate subcontractor scopes of work and support subcontracting effortsManage HV subcontractors, including billings, RFIs, status reports, and risk managementParticipate in project meetings, coordination meetings, and material procurement reviewsMaintain construction schedules, conduct scope reviews, and manage change requestsCoordinate PV energization support and final project completion punchlistDemonstrate and promote a safe work environment, adhering to electrical safety protocolsMaintain availability for 24/7 operations and travel as required (local and interstate) Minimum Requirements: Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in power substation design and/or constructionLicensed Professional Engineer, PMP certification, or industry experience preferredKnowledge of NFPA 70e and safety training related to electrical equipment construction and operationExcellent customer service and interpersonal skillsStrong problem-solving and analytical abilitiesProficient in written and verbal communication in EnglishOrganizational skills with the ability to prioritize and coordinate tasks effectively
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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.
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Job Title - Geotechnical Engineer.Location - Glasgow, hybrid working structure.Job Overview:In this role, you'll be part of the Ground Engineering team helping to deliver a range of projects across the UK for market sectors including highways, water, energy, rail and development. The team provides a wide range of geotechnical design services across the full project life cycle including feasibility studies, ground investigations, geotechnical interpretation, preliminary and detailed design, and construction supervision for geotechnical works.The successful candidate will have experience working in a UK geotechnical consultancy and the following skillset: Knowledge of geotechnical engineering principals and practice.Experience of planning and supervising ground investigations.Geotechnical reporting.Geotechnical design analysis and reports.Preparation of contract drawings, specifications and schedules in compliance with UK standards. Requirements: BEng/MEng in Civil Engineering or BSc/MSc in Engineering Geology or Earth Science.MSc in Geotechnical Engineering or a related applicable field is desirable. If you feel the above criteria applies to you, please do not hesitate to apply.
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My client are currently looking for an experienced grid engineer to join their established team in Dublin. The client is one of Europe's most experienced wind energy developers and has successfully developed renewables projects with over 3,500MW of rated capacity to date. Specific Responsbilities: To work closely connected both with the project development teams in Ireland and Germany· Interacting with grid regulation authorities and grid operators in their role as project stakeholders.· Providing input for Pre-feasibility studies and technical risk assessment.· Developing and optimising grid connection solutions for wind, solar and energy storage projects.· Seeking alternative network access solutions based on grid studies, including technical, legal and commercial evaluations.· Representing the client on industry grid policy committees / working groups, applying learnings from these forums and providing regulatory advice to the strategic aims of the company in both jurisdictions.· Preparing grid applications and managing the grid application process.· Supporting project tendering and acquisition processes by creating technical documents and checking documents issued by others. To work closely connected both with the project execution teams in Dublin and Wiesbaden offices· Preparing requests for quotation for engineering, construction, procurement and testing of the electrical balance of plant for renewable and / or sustainable energy projects.· Creating, checking and or reviewing technical documents according to our company wide workflow procedure.· Preparing inspection and test plans and supervising construction work.· Controlling electrical project construction costs and project variations.· Carrying out tasks / projects assigned by the Electrical Department in Germany and other ad hoc projects as required by the Director of the Dublin office.
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Job Overview: The role demands a dynamic and enthusiastic Consultant with experience of working in multi-discipline teams through various design phases, as well as having an active interest in assisting clients and the wider energy industry through the transition to Net Zero.Due to continued and expected growth with our onshore engineering capability we are looking to strengthen our onshore Civils Engineering capability.The role will also demand the candidate to be adaptable to varying assignments at short notice and multi-task for delivery of concurrent assignments, as required, as well as be able to convey the Company's competencies, vision and values to internal and external clients.Key Responsibilities and Duties: Production of calculations, specifications, and drawings for a wide variety of projects.FEED and Pre-FEED multi-discipline studies.Cut and fill optimisationDrainage solutionsRoad/pavement layout and designReinforced concrete design Requirements: Engineering Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent3+ years experience with good Civil Engineering knowledge, ideally aligned to Oil & Gas / Energy industriesDemonstrable experience of supporting studies from conceptual engineering up to and beyond FEEDPreparation of material estimates and specifications.Experience in reviewing impact on existing site designs, determination of constructability methodologyAbility to identify project risks and prepare mitigation plans.Experience in development engineering scopes of works (SOW) & CTR hour estimates If you feel the above criteria applies to you, please do not hesitate to apply.
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Job Title - Principal Geotechnical Engineer.Location - Glasgow, hybrid working structure.Job Overview: In this role, you'll be part of the Ground Engineering team helping to deliver a range of projects across the UK for market sectors including highways, water, energy, rail and development. The team provides a wide range of geotechnical design services across the full project life cycle including feasibility studies, ground investigations, geotechnical interpretation, preliminary and detailed design, and construction supervision for geotechnical works.This role could be either an Senior Engineer or Principal Engineer level role depending on your skills and experience.The successful candidate will have experience working in a UK geotechnical consultancy and the following skillset: Knowledge of geotechnical engineering principals and practice.Experience of planning and supervising ground investigations.Geotechnical reporting.Geotechnical design analysis and reports.Preparation of contract drawings, specifications and schedules in compliance with UK standards. Requirements: BEng/MEng in Civil Engineering or BSc/MSc in Engineering Geology or Earth Science.MSc in Geotechnical Engineering or a related applicable field is desirable.Chartered Engineer (IEng/CEng) or Geologist (CGeol) status is desirable. If you feel the above criteria applies to you, please do not hesitate to apply.
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Job Title - Principal Geotechnical Engineer.Location - Edinburgh, hybrid working structure.Job Overview:In this role, you'll be part of the Ground Engineering team helping to deliver a range of projects across the UK for market sectors including highways, water, energy, rail and development. The team provides a wide range of geotechnical design services across the full project life cycle including feasibility studies, ground investigations, geotechnical interpretation, preliminary and detailed design, and construction supervision for geotechnical works.This role could be either an Senior Engineer or Principal Engineer level role depending on your skills and experience.The successful candidate will have experience working in a UK geotechnical consultancy and the following skillset: Knowledge of geotechnical engineering principals and practice.Experience of planning and supervising ground investigations.Geotechnical reporting.Geotechnical design analysis and reports.Preparation of contract drawings, specifications and schedules in compliance with UK standards. Requirements: BEng/MEng in Civil Engineering or BSc/MSc in Engineering Geology or Earth Science.MSc in Geotechnical Engineering or a related applicable field is desirable.Chartered Engineer (IEng/CEng) or Geologist (CGeol) status is desirable. If you feel the above criteria applies to you, please do not hesitate to apply.
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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
- 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 email@example.com.
- 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.
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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
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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.