Senior Electrical Engineer
Posted on 3/14/2024
Nexamp

501-1,000 employees

Provides comprehensive solar energy solutions, from development to
Company Overview
Nexamp is a frontrunner in the new energy economy, providing end-to-end solutions for solar energy asset deployment and operation. Their integrated approach simplifies and enhances profitability of solar energy for clients, while their expanding network across the US demonstrates their industry leadership. Nexamp's commitment to equality in the clean energy revolution, as evidenced by their diverse portfolio benefiting property owners, businesses, communities, and residents, sets them apart in the industry.
Energy

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$1.6B

Founded

2007

Headquarters

Boston, Massachusetts

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

2%

1 year growth

20%

2 year growth

35%
Locations
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
AutoCAD
CategoriesNew
Electrical Engineering
Power Systems Engineering
Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree in electrical engineering required
  • 4+ years of electrical engineering experience required
  • 2+ years of PV experience preferred
  • EIT certification required, PE preferred
  • AutoCAD software proficiency required
  • ETAP, SKM, or AmpCalc modeling experience required
  • PSSE, Aspen, or PSCAD modeling experience preferred
  • Strong knowledge of industry standard design codes such as National Electric Code, International Building Code, International Fire Code and other industry standards
  • Strong knowledge of electrical principles, including medium voltage distribution, protection system coordination and relaying principles
  • Ability to work as part of a fast paced, multi-disciplinary team
  • Willingness to travel up to 20% for commissioning and witness testing
  • Valid Driver’s License or ability to obtain same
  • Commitment to Nexamp's mission and have a passion for solving tomorrow's climate crisis today
  • Demonstrated experience in effectively communicating information, ideas, and perspectives with people inside and beyond your organization
  • Experience in showcasing initiative to make improvements to current work, processes, products, and services across the organization
  • Ability to ask appropriate questions, analyze data, identify the root causes of problems, and present creative solutions
  • Expertise in building strong internal and external relationships with customers and stakeholders, instilling trust and loyalty across the industry
  • Eagerness to develop a fundamental understanding of how Nexamp operates and then apply that knowledge effectively to inform business decisions
Responsibilities
  • This position reports to the Director, Electrical Engineering and will work closely with Grid Integration Engineering and Design Engineering to design and commission commercial, industrial, and utility-scale PV+ESS designs.
  • Responsible for preparing and managing witness test procedures as well as overseeing commissioning and witness testing in the field
  • Review medium-voltage equipment tests, factory tests, and equipment shop drawings for switchgear, transformers, reclosers and other major electrical equipment
  • Review single line diagrams, three-line diagrams, and site layout designs for compliance with code, best practices, and utility requirements
  • Perform advanced electrical modeling in ETAP and AmpCalc to coordinate system protection, determine fault-duty ratings, and calculate arc-flash hazards
  • Manage 3rd party consultants performing PSCAD and PSSE modeling
  • Manage scopes of work for 3rd party commissioning engineers
  • Support the Power Engineering group in reviewing, analyzing, and interpreting utility pre-screen reports, System Impact Studies, and Interconnection Service Agreements
  • Support the Power Engineering Group in technical utility negotiations and support implementation of non-wires alternatives, selective curtailment, and other grid-edge technologies
  • Provide technical support to Nexamp development, EPC, and O&M departments for the entire life cycle of a project including development, permitting, construction, and asset management phases.
  • Train and mentor junior engineering department personnel, develop design standards and procedures, create design drawing libraries, and conduct project design reviews for engineering department
  • Independently perform site visits for commissioning and witness testing
  • Manage new product research and implementation