Renewables Electrical Engineer

1157614
  • Job type

    Permanent
  • Location

    New York
  • Profession

    Engineering
  • Industry

    Energy, Utilities & Mining
  • Pay

    $135,000 - $175,000
  • Closing date

    25 Jun 2024

Renewables Lead Electrical Engineer Hybrid

**HYBRID IN THE US**


Want to be at the forefront of the Renewable Energy transition? Do you want to be responsible for leading the Engineering on Utility Scale Solar PV & BESS projects? Then this could be the ideal opportunity for you.


Mission/Role:
As a Senior/Lead Engineer, you will be a key player in the successful execution of utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) projects. Your role involves overseeing the design, construction, and commissioning of large-scale solar power plants. You’ll collaborate with multidisciplinary teams, manage project timelines, and ensure compliance with safety standards and industry best practices.

Project Planning and Design:
  • Conduct site assessments and feasibility studies for utility-scale solar PV projects.
  • Collaborate with electrical and civil engineers to develop detailed project designs.
  • Prepare technical drawings, including electrical schematics and site layouts.
System Optimization:
  • Perform computer simulations and analysis to optimize system performance.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant codes, standards, and regulations.
  • Evaluate and select appropriate PV components (panels, inverters, etc.).
Construction Oversight:
  • Supervise construction activities, including equipment installation and wiring.
  • Coordinate with contractors, subcontractors, and vendors.
  • Monitor project progress and address any issues promptly.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical, or related field).
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in solar engineering, specifically utility-scale PV projects.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and other relevant software for design and documentation.
  • Knowledge of photovoltaic system components, including panels, inverters, and mounting structures.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration abilities.
  • Familiarity with electrical drawings, plan sets, and PV system design.
  • Experience with PVsyst modeling and advanced MS Office skills.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Professional Engineering (PE) license.
  • Understanding of electrical grid integration and utility interconnection requirements.
This role offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to the transition toward clean energy and make a positive impact on the environment. If you’re passionate about solar energy, we encourage you to apply


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