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Principal Electrical Systems Engineer

  • Location:

    United States of America

  • Sector:

    Solar

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    $130,000 - $180,000

  • Contact:

    Oliver Buck

  • Contact email:

    oliver.buck@wearero.com

  • Contact phone:

    713 609 9066

  • Job ref:

    35761

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    366

  • Expiry date:

    2022-10-18

  • Startdate:

    25/07/2022

Main Tasks

  • Act as Subject Matter Expert (SME) for commercial products

  • Strong focus on eBOS components

  • Support the Systems Engineering team with Commercial customer issues and escalations

  • Develop test plans as part of third party HW and SW component qualification

  • Perform and review calculations and modelling related to conductor and equipment sizing, short-circuit and arc-flash analysis, protection, and over current coordination, etc.

  • Develop and maintain relationships with vendors

  • Support cost reduction initiatives while maintaining quality and compliance with national, local, and customer-specific requirement

Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering

  • Working knowledge of relevant codes and standards, including the NEC/NFPA, the NESC, UL, and IEEE

  • Ability to specify, draw and modify single line diagrams (SLDs)

  • Familiarity with permitting and grid interconnection requirements for North America

  • Excellent technical understanding of commercial grid-tied photovoltaic systems

  • Deep knowledge of energy storage & PV inverters, monitoring, and communications

  • Ability to size and specify switchgear, panel boards, transformers, meters, OCPDs, SPDs, cables, and conduits

  • Ability to interface as a technical contact with utilities for interconnection approval

  • Demonstrated ability to interface effectively with cross-functional groups of all levels and competencies

  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills

  • Ability to lead and work in teams

  • Willingness to travel as required