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Electrical Engineer

Tustin, CA 92780

Posted: 06/12/2024 Employment Type: Direct Industry: Engineering Job Number: 84917

Job Description

The Electrical Engineer is responsible for conceiving, directing and implementing commercial and utility-scale solar power projects.  They evaluate efficiency and safety of existing systems.  They utilize research methodology to apply principles of electrical theory to engineering projects.

Job Requirements

  • PE in California required.
  • Designs solar PV (photovoltaic) systems, battery storage systems, off-grid microgrid and EVCS (electric vehicle charging systems).
  • Gains deep knowledge of PV system components and balance of systems, such as ESS (energy storage system), DC Gensets (generators), and EVCS.
  • Develops full construction drawing sets and engineering specifications.
  • Develops single-line and three-line diagrams, with required electrical details, in accordance with NEC, IEEE, utility interconnection tariffs and requirements.
  • Reviews and implements interconnection standards and ensures compliance.
  • Prepares interconnection application packages and setup load flow and dynamic models.
  • Develops detailed equipment specifications and bill of material.
  • Designs collection systems, including cable routing and cable sizing.
  • Manages and performs system studies for protective device coordination and the following explorations:  short circuit, arc flash, load flows, ampacity, grounding, harmonic, and power quality.
  • Visits project sites assessing and documenting site dimensions, electrical systems, EVCS / ESS / Solar PV location and utility interconnection options.
  • Answers questions, reviews change requests, and revises designs, as needed.
  • Ensures compliance with company, industry, trade, and jurisdictional safety standards, practices, and codes.
  • Responds to contractor submittals, reviews by the authority having jurisdiction, and requests for information, according to project requirements, codes, client goals, and the company's best interest.
  • Writes persuasive documents that describe facility improvement opportunities and solutions.
  • Develops and/or maintains a network of vendor technology partners offering innovative DER (distributed energy resource) solutions and regularly integrates different DER components into solutions.
  • All other duties as required.

Experience: 
  • 5+ years of experience in distribution, utility, and DER interconnection.
  • Experience in SKM or ETAP is a plus

Pay: $130,000 - $160,000/yr

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