Sr. Solar Electrical Design Engineer

Posted 25 October 2022
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
LocationUnited States of America
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & Infrastructure
Contact NameMallory Dale

Job description

Solar Electrical Design Engineer 6 (EE6)



Location: Remote

Salary: Based on Experience AND Needs of Candidate

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering from either a recognized accredited program in home country or the country in which the professional is practicing.

  • Minimum of 11 years related work experience.

  • Executed at least 1-2 Solar projects

  • At least 2 years of solar experience

  • Advanced knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline.

  • Professional Engineer License (PE).

Your Responsibilities...

The Senior Lead Electrical Design Engineer will serve as a technical specialist or supervisor. You will independently develop and apply advanced engineering techniques, concepts and approach unique engineering problems. In addition, you may have the opportunity to supervise engineering staff on medium to high complex solar projects.

  • 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


  • 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.

Leadership Opportunities:

  • Serves as a technical specialist, participates on technical committees, and assists with code and standards.

  • Mentors less experienced engineers and direct reports and provide constructive feedback on performance.

  • Oversees performance management, career planning, recognition, learning and development, and corrective actions.