Full-Time

Solar/PV Sr. Electrical Engineer

Qcells

Qcells

501-1,000 employees

Global provider of solar energy solutions and storage

Energy

Senior

Remote in USA

Requirements
  • Bachelors degree in engineering from an ABET accredited university or equivalent experience
  • PE Certifications required
  • Minimum of 8 years of professional experience in a related field
  • Strong understand of 3-phase power systems, distribution service equipment, and balance of system components for solar photovoltaic distributed generation assets
  • Working knowledge of specific requirements for distributed generation / medium voltage interconnections including effective grounding, protection, controls, fault duty, and other CESIR fields
  • Ability to size and specify a grounding transformer, pole mounted equipment, MV switchgear, step up transformers, switchboards, panelboards, inverters, DAS, etc.
  • Capable of independently performing power system studies with all SKM modules
  • Highly functional with Microsoft Office
  • Confident resourcing required information to make independent technical decisions
  • Comfortable with having the ultimate technical responsibility for all electrical specifications and design standards
  • Willingness to perform value engineering and explore cost savings opportunities
  • Self-starting for dynamic start-up environment with limited procedural guidance
Responsibilities
  • Responsible for leading and coordinating all technical aspects of utility coordination including; single line and three-line drawings, plan and elevation drawings, general arrangement and site layout, relay protection and control requirements, grounding systems
  • Supporting equipment sourcing efforts, value engineering, planning & tracking project design reviews, quality control/quality assurance, and contractor management
  • Provide oversight and reviews of deliverables in the proposal/bid phase including: conceptual design engineering and BOM, preparing proposal technical specifications; develop assumptions, clarifications, and exceptions, Sourcing for vendor quotations
  • Responsible for all electrical design deliverables for projects through a combination of internal and external designers and engineering consultants
  • Coordinate with operations team members for construction administration and final commissioning
  • Create and maintain design tools, design standards, specifications, and best practices for electrical system design
  • Perform arc flash and short circuit analysis
  • Oversee design submittal and equipment approval for all interconnections
  • Provide technical mentorship through written and oral communication to other members of the company
  • Lead and manage members of the developing electrical engineering team to effectively design and support the company’s projects and in their professional development
  • All other assignments and special projects, as requested by Management
  • Regular attendance, in accordance with company's attendance policy and supervisory assignment, is an essential job duty requirement for this position

Qcells North America, a globally recognized energy solutions provider, offers a comprehensive range of services including solar cell and module production, energy storage, and energy retail. With a strong presence across multiple continents, Qcells stands out for its commitment to quality service and long-term partnerships in various markets, including utility, commercial, governmental, and residential. The company's diverse geographical headquarters in Seoul, Thalheim, and San Francisco, each focusing on different aspects of the business, underscores its industry leadership and competitive advantage.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

Irvine, California

Founded

N/A

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

12%

1 year growth

39%

2 year growth

45%