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Senior Project Engineer

  • Location:

    United States of America

  • Sector:

    Solar

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Dependent on Experience

  • Contact:

    Isobella McNeish

  • Contact email:

    isobella.mcneish@wearero.com

  • Contact phone:

    713979433

  • Job ref:

    34981

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Duration:

    366

  • Expiry date:

    2022-06-05

  • Startdate:

    17/02/2022

Our client is seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer/Project Manager for their Owners’ Engineering Department, which is experiencing rapid growth in a strong market. The position will report to the the Director of Engineering. This position is 100% client facing, requiring in-depth communication between Owner, EPC Contractor, and respective (C/E/S) trade engineers. This position will require some level of short-duration travel. The ideal candidate will be comfortable acting as the client’s eyes and ears throughout the design, construction, and close-out process, and will possess strong inter-personal and communication skills. The principal duties and responsibilities include the following:

  • Perform initial site diligence reviews, including site terrain, interconnection, constructability, and environmental/ecological constraints.

  • Perform in depth reviews of design packages for optimization opportunities and conformance with the NEC Code, customer standards, and standard workmanship practices.

  • Review associated project documents to determine the scope of the build considering local environmental conditions, AHJ requirements, Code Requirements, and the specifications of the EPC Contract.

Requirements:

  • Excellent understanding of solar electrical design and/or construction.  Substation design and/or construction experience is a plus.

  • Strong analytical and technical as well as problem-solving skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to perform under high pressure and dynamic work environment managing multiple project deliverables.

  • Proven experience in solar projects, either in engineering, construction and/or development. Storage experience is a plus.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Construction Management.   Other engineering disciplines will be considered as well.

  • 5-7 years of overall experience in one or more of the following fields:

    • Solar PV design, including residential, commercial, or utility scale.

    • Power utility system design.

    • Solar PV field construction.

    • Mechanical or Electrical Trades.