The Electrical engineer will be responsible for the design and engineering of the electrical infrastructure of the microgrid, and the interconnection to the existing electrical system behind the meter of the facility.
Primary Responsibilities related to electrical engineering activities are:
Implement Electrical design and construction standards based on the latest safety and reliability industry practices
Implement Technical Standards for electrical systems
Conduct detailed engineering ensuring project requirements are met and to achieve cost-effective solutions.
Provide Technical support to the Project Execution, Interconnection, Project Development teams and interact with purchasing department to evaluate life-cycle cost and technology robustness. Provide technical support throughout the whole lifecycle of the offer and projects.
Implement and maintain site assessment protocols
Design the electrical infrastructure of the microgrid, including: DC electrical system of the PV Plant, DC protections, AC system, AC protections, and grounding system as part of the integration of Distributed Energy Resources within an Energy Control Center.
Create Utility Interconnection drawings meeting the requirements from the different Utilities.
Create Bid Drawings, Permit Drawings, Construction Drawings, and Record Drawings. Conduct engineering reviews at various stages of the engineering design process with key stakeholders for approvals.
Create technical documentation, specifications, operating procedures and troubleshooting support.
Design resiliency options for each specific customer, including moving load feeders, controls, retrofitting, developing a Sequence of Operations, etc
Develop short-circuit/ fault current studies, protection coordination, and specify other studies required for specific customer sites
Lead the investigation of system failures, and integrate feedback into design and construction standards
Follow technology advancements, code and policy changes, and safety and reliability practices
Some of the main responsibilities related to coordination activities are:
Assist procurement team with all necessary technical inputs to facilitate procurement of equipment and hiring of external engineering consultants and subcontractors
Support the implementation of design services during construction procedures including requests for information, shop/submittal drawing reviews, non-conformance report resolution and design changes during construction
Assist with overall project closeout, including coordination with all consultants to provide completion documents and As-Built and Record Drawings, engineering deficiency corrections, maintaining and filing all close out documents
We know skills and competencies show up in many different ways and can be based on your life experience. If you do not necessarily meet all the requirements that are listed, we still encourage you to apply for the position.
This job might be for you if you fit the following requirements:
5 years’ experience in US C&I market including Low Voltage and Medium Voltage design, applicable code requirements and standards. Work will include optimization of projects, calculations, physical and electrical layout, as well as work with other discipline teams.
Desirable Master in Electrical Engineering
Bilingual level English is required
U.S. Tourist VISA is required
Understanding of the NEC 2014, 2017 and 2020, and best practices for solar construction behind the meter.
Knowledge of Utility interconnection requirements, mainly those in CA and North East.
Proficiency with Electrical tools like ETAP, for Short-Circuit, Coordination and Arc-Flash studies.
Proficiency using electrical designing tools, AutoCAD Electrical, Revit a plus.
Maturity, vision and assertiveness about what will best fit the requirements
Autonomous and comfortable with creation and analysis of complex models to support making effective decisions.
Ability to work autonomously and effectively with periods of limited direct supervision
Communicate efficiently on the solutions proposed, in both written and oral English, and adapts to audience whatever level
Speed in decision making, Focus and work intensity
A strong personal drive and interest in reliability and continual process improvement
Comfortable in multi-cultural environment, and cross functional teams
Effective interpersonal skills with the ability to engage and cooperate effectively with multidisciplinary and multinational teams.
Shares proactively his/her experience and knowledge to ensure people around her have the proper context of the decisions they contribute to.
Comfortable in all environments, internally, with partners, and with customers.
Ability to engage executive and engineering audiences.
Ability to influence and socialize technical ideas across the company at a global level.
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