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Principal Electrical Engineer

Principal Electrical Engineer

  • Location

    Austin

  • Sector:

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Christina Rodriguez - Cintron

  • Contact email:

    christina@greenrecruitmentcompany.com

  • Job ref:

    PEE01

  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-08-21

  • Consultant:

    Christina Rodriguez-Cintron

​Global Energy Company seeks an experienced Principal Electrical Systems Engineer to join their team as a subject matter expert for their commercial products.

Responsibilities:

  • 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 modeling related to conductor and equipment sizing, short-circuit and arc-flash analysis, protection, overcurrent coordination, etc.

  • Develop and maintain relationships with vendors to stay current on new and obsolete product road maps

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

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering (with a focus in Power Systems) and 6+ years of related experience

  • 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)

  • 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