Senior Electrical Engineer
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EV Realty

1-10 employees

San Francisco, CA, USA • Remote in USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Electrical Engineering
  • Strong knowledge of the end-to-end commercial infrastructure design process, including but not limited to:
  • Understanding of how EV charging stations will impact the electric grid at distribution and transmission levels and ability to create and apply innovative and cost-effective solutions to minimize grid impact
  • Knowledge of National Electric Code (NEC), building codes, and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) codes in the context of EV charger infrastructure deployment
  • Well versed in utility design standard requirements (e.g. PG&E Greenbook and other utility equivalents), load studies and interconnection processes
  • Knowledge of permitting processes under various Authorities Having Jurisdictions (AHJs)
  • Knowledge of grid-connected and islanded solutions, including site reliability/backup solutions
  • Knowledge of and ability to evaluate EV charger software solutions
  • Comfort and ability to speak directly with customers to explain technical issues in a simplified manner
  • Experienced with project and contract management; construction management a plus
  • Strong AutoCAD drafting skills and fluency in mapping/GIS software, MS Project and other technical tools and platforms for electrical load and generation project design and optimization
  • Mission-driven to combat the effects of climate change by tackling the urgent problem of decarbonizing the transportation sector at scale
  • Undergraduate degree in electrical, mechanical or controls engineering required. Advanced study degree(s) and/or Professional Engineer license preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of engineering experience in commercial infrastructure design; experience with vehicle electrification, EV charging infrastructure, solar PV, and/or energy storage is preferred
  • Experience in utility electrical power system projects or distributed energy resource projects strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated track record of success with organizational and analytical problem-solving skills, written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with a “think outside the box” mindset in designing creative solutions for customers in an emerging and dynamic field and a can-do attitude toward execution
  • Manage engineering deliverables for multiple projects with competing deadlines and resources
  • Serve as in-house subject matter expert and key point of contact on engineering and design matters from concept through commissioning
  • Perform initial assessments and lead the detailed design drawing for sites with a focus on the project's civil and electrical architecture, optimizing sites to achieve long-term value
  • Prepare electrical designs and collaborate with Development to initiate and advance utility interconnection processes, including preparation of interconnection applications and single-line diagrams
  • Develop engineering tools, standards, and process frameworks for effective development and execution of projects
  • Source and manage qualified external consultants to support engineering activities as needed, negotiating contracts and scopes of work and holding partners accountable through execution
  • Attend project site walks to ensure the Company's engineering contractor(s) are performing and collecting all necessary information for design and permitting
  • Review and accept project design drawings produced by third parties
  • Research, obtain and apply critical design information including building and electrical code requirements to site design
  • Identify site constraints, exclusion areas and mitigations solutions
  • Perform load profile and usage estimates with and without load management solutions to inform project scoping and economics
  • Maintain current market and technical knowledge of EV, PV and battery energy storage system products and specifications as well as continuous interest in learning about new technologies in a dynamic and evolving field
  • Support or lead the selection of appropriate, best-in-class charging hardware and software, electrical equipment, PV, and energy storage, including EPC procurement efforts from preparation of technical exhibits to negotiations of the EPC contract and award
  • Work with vendors and other internal teams to develop, evaluate and standardize major equipment
  • Ensure deliverables meet high quality standards
  • Report regularly on engineering progress and setbacks and participate in meetings to communicate progress and expectations to all stakeholders in a timely and clear manner