Electrical Engineer - DFM

Job Locations US-CA-Rancho Cordova
Req No.
2020-1552
# of Openings
1
Category
Engineering

Overview

The Electrical Engineer is responsible for working with our Engineering and Design teams to generate safe, high-quality and efficient electrical designs.  The ideal candidate possesses a strong technical background, the ability to effectively communicate detailed elements, to schedule and manage resources, to successfully communicate with internal and external project teams, as well as external engineering teams.  The Electrical Engineers primary role is in leading electrical design of low and medium voltage distribution systems.

 

Qualifications

Include, but are not limited to the following

 

Required:

  • BS in Electrical Engineering
  • P.E. License in California in good standing and capable of registration in other states
  • Experience with renewable technologies and renewable system design
  • At least five (5) years of experience in Electrical Engineering
  • Previous experience in electrical design and construction of low and medium voltage systems
  • Knowledge of computer-assisted engineering or design software or equipment to perform engineering tasks
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Strong knowledge of NEC NFPA70
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Strong problem solving and analysis skills
  • Strong communication skill

Desired:

  • Experience working for a design/build Electrical Contractor
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD or equivalent design software
  • Design for manufacturing and LEAN processes knowledge/experience
  • ETAP experience performing Load Flow, Short Circuit, Relay Coordination, and conductor sizing
  • Experience with PV design tools (PVSyst)
  • Excel experience developing smart spreadsheets and calculators

Responsibilities

Include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Develops electrical products by studying customer requirements and industry best practices.

  • Utilize knowledge of electrical principles, materials and construction practices to evaluate designs for real-world application.

  • Design validation using engineering standards and calculations.

  • Generate electrical single line, three line, and wiring diagrams for power and communication systems.

  • Ensure design is consistent with manufacturer's instructions and established procedures.

  • Ensure design is compliant with federal, state, and local regulations.

  • Evaluate designs to identify cost saving features, materials or processes.

  • Provide engineering support to multi-disciplinary teams.

  • Provide communication loop between design and manufacturing.

  • Provide leadership and training for other engineering team members.

  • Communicate with Project team regarding design development.

  • Create equipment specifications based on project design requirements.

  • Evaluate design for best methods of manufacture, transport and field implementation.

  • Work with equipment supplier/vendors to obtain the required information for design completion.

  • Participate in developing design plan and project schedule.

  • Participate in design review meetings, track issues and effectively document resolution.

  • Support Supply Chain team members with equipment specification and identification of long lead-time materials.

  • Contributes to the development of electrical design standards.

  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

  • Assures product quality by designing electrical testing methods.

  • Researching and testing manufacturing and assembly methods and materials.

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