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Solar Electrical Engineer

Company: Talascend, LLC
Location: kansas
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Talascend is currently seeking aSolar Electrical Engineer for a virtual contract to possible direct hire opportunity with our client.

OVERVIEW:

Functions in a mid level engineer capacity, or technical specialist. Under general supervision, performs all aspects of conventional design engineering and analysis. Broadens knowledge and skill set in area of discipline. May start to expand knowledge in other disciplines and/or functional areas.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Continues to learn and remains current on departmental design guides, standards, systems, applicable engineering codes andpolicies and procedures
  • Applies to assigned tasks as appropriate
  • Begins to independently apply knowledge and complies with the quality program relative to assigned tasks
  • Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts
  • Prepares a variety of moderately complex engineering deliverables
  • Performs complex research and develops recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection
  • Collects, assimilates, and manages data for engineering work
  • Prepares complex engineering calculations following standard methods and principles
  • Understands and adheres to budget, schedule, and quality requirements
  • Recognizes, defines and resolves problems within assigned area
  • May provide direction and guidance to others

Project Coordination:

  • Assigns tasks to and coordinates with other internal/external team members on less complex projects Initiates contact with other disciplines as needed to identify and coordinate details of the work

Client Focus:

  • Actively seeks to understand client interests and drivers through normal client contact and through interaction and communication with project leadership
  • Applies understanding of client interests and drivers to their own behavior and performance of the work under his/her responsibility
  • May provide support to business development or pursuit activities

Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology:

  • Shares current knowledge of latest technology and processes
  • May assist with performance management process, mentoring, recognition, and any corrective actions required

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering from either a recognized accredited program in their home country or the country in which the professional is practicing.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience per the below.
  • Electrical engineer with electrical engineering experience in utility scale solar projects, experience should include but is not limited to the following:
    • Creating oneline drawings
    • Creating collection system overall layout
    • Power cable sizing, cable schedules
    • Electrical equipment sizing and selection
    • Experience with specifying and procuring electrical equipment (listed below).
  • Understand and be able to work within a schedule and manhours budget
  • Familiar with applicable NEC and IEEE/ANSI standards
  • Electrical equipment includes but is not limited to: MV and LV switchgear, pad mount transformer, Transformer -GSUT, panel boards, breakers, protective relays, inverter, battery, battery chargers, disconnect switches, surge arrestors, dead front disconnect switch, medium voltage cable, low voltage cable, control cable, fiber optic cable
  • Prepares complex engineering calculations such as: load flow, short circuit and reactive capability analysis (ETAP or SKM), Arc flash analysis (ETAP or SKM), Cable ampacity study (CYMCAP or equivalent), grounding analysis, AC-DC voltage drop calculations, VOC/ISC calcs, AC/DC Cable sizing.
  • Actively coordinate with others on the team
  • Delegate and supervise work of younger engineers
  • Communicate with upper management and provide status updates on engineering design activities.

All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Learning on the Fly
  • Problem Solving
  • Drive For Results
  • Informing
  • Listening and Dealing with Ambiguity
  • Intermediate knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those qualified individuals who closely meet thequalifications of the position will be contacted. The details of the position are only a summary, otherduties may be assigned as necessary.

Background Check and Drug Screen may be required.

Talascend is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race,religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, orveteran status.

Keywords: Talascend, LLC, Tuscaloosa , Solar Electrical Engineer, Other , kansas, Alabama

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