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Senior Electrical Engineer - Product Development

Senior Electrical Engineer - Product Development

  • Location

    Herndon

  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    $DOE

  • Contact:

    Lauren Massana

  • Contact email:

    lauren.massana@greenrecruitmentcompany.com

  • Job ref:

    LMLI-1NOV

  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-12-09

  • Consultant:

    Lauren Massana

Responsibilities:

  • Design, configure and validate control panels for Battery Energy Storage System (BESS), that to include component selection such as breakers, fuses and relays for DC and AC circuits, define system architect, site layout, functional safety analyses, auxiliary load estimation, HVAC sizing, and battery sizing/configuration

  • Design electrical schematic, single line diagram, field wiring diagram in Auto-Cad Electrical and BOM in Auto-Cad Vault/Fusion for energy storage systems following UL508A and IEC61439-1/2 standards

  • Evaluate product and system designs and configurations for compliance to relevant industry standards such as UL9540, NEC, IEC62933, UL1741, UL1973, and IEEE1574

  • Perform load flow and short circuit analysis for DC and AC circuits

  • Design and engineer cable schedules for AC and DC circuits including Single-line interpretation, ampacity calculation, and cable/termination selection

  • Develop control solutions including I/O table, PLC selection, PLC logic development, testing, and deployment of solution into a production environment

  • Evaluate product and system design and configuration for compliance to relevant industry standards

  • Create testing specification, plan, and interconnection requirements, select adequate components and test equipment, develop/calculate settings and configuration, and execute in lab environment and/or on-site ensuring compliance to functional and QA requirements

  • Develop product documentation such as product manuals, work instructions, flow charts and technical descriptions

  • Maintain product NRTL file including critical component list

  • Collaborate in a team environment and/or take charge of opportunities to develop optimal solutions for the product development programs.

Minimum Experience and Educational Requirements:

  • BS EE degree required; graduate degree preferred

  • 5+ years of electrical engineering experience focusing on designing and testing power systems and control panels preferably in the Battery Energy Storage System (BESS)

  • Ability to design electrical circuits for up to 1000 Volt AC and 1500 Volt DC ensuring compliance to common design standard

  • Able to review project specification and interconnection requirements, select adequate PCS, and develop/calculate settings and configuration

  • Experience designing and configuring Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS)

  • Knowledge in embedded software development

  • Working knowledge of industrial control philosophies, and communication protocols

  • Experience with AutoCAD Electrical

  • Problem solving and innovative mindset

  • Maintain positive working relationships with customers, peers, subordinates, and vendors in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Team player attitude

  • Willing to travel 20% of the time.