Senior Electrical Engineer

Job Locations US-RI-Providence | US-NY-New York City | US-VA-Richmond | US-VT-South Burlington | US-NC-Charlotte | US-ME-Westbrook
ID
2023-3878
Category
Engineering
Type
Regular Full-Time
Career Stage Type
Experienced
# of Openings
1

Overview

ABOUT THE POSITION

Senior Electrical Engineer | Energy Practice | Any VHB Office | Hybrid

 

VHB is looking to add a Senior Electrical Engineer with extensive solar and battery storage design experience to our growing Energy Engineering practice. The position would work with other practice groups in VHB, including civil and structural engineering, environmental, planning, and regulatory groups primarily as part of an integrated team supporting renewable energy project design, permitting, and delivery.

 

Responsibilities

  • Oversee the development of electrical layout, one-line documents, construction documents, and specifications for commercial and utility scale solar PV and battery storage systems.
  • Develop specifications, collect data, and complete utility interconnection applications and building permit applications.
  • Develop detailed equipment specifications.
  • Coordinate activities between clients, utilities, permit agencies, contractors, and other engineering disciplines.
  • Lead site assessment and analysis via on-site data collection and network tools.
  • Oversee site specific production analysis of PV arrays using models such as PVsyst and evaluate tree shading impacts on output.
  • Lead the Integration of energy storage systems into the solar PV system.
  • Prepare written technical reports and oral presentations documenting findings, conclusions, and recommendations.
  • Provide expert electrical engineering witness services.
  • Perform system impact studies.
  • Provide mentorship and training to entry level and junior engineering personnel.

Skills and Attributes

  • Strong project and client management skills.
  • Extensive market connectivity and business development skills
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Self-motivated with ability to think critically.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or related discipline
  • 8-11 years of professional electrical engineering design experience (5 years designing commercial & utility scale solar PV systems)
  • 11-15 years of experience preferred
  • Proficiency with Autocad Civil3D, PVsyst, SKM, and Etap software
  • Professional Engineering License preferred
  • Familiarity with the National Electrical Code
  • Experience working in the northeastern U.S. is preferred

Our best estimate of the salary range for this position located in New York City is $111,000-185,000. The final compensation will be based on a variety of factors such as individual qualifications, education, and experience.

Job Description Banner (June 2023)

We are VHB! We’re an inspired and innovative team of engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who partner with clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments. Our work helps improve mobility, enhance communities, and contribute to economic vitality. We do this while balancing development and infrastructure needs with stewardship of our environment. 

 

Our people make us great! VHB provides a differentiating employee experience, which includes: 

  • Diverse and inclusive culture of collaboration and innovation
  • Opportunity to work on complex, transformational projects
  • Community and social responsibility as sustainable stewards
  • Focus on learning, development, and career growth
  • Best-in-class benefits, including flexible, hybrid workplace  

We are consistently rated one of the top AEC firms to work for across our 30+ offices on the East Coast. We’re growing, and we hope you’ll join us! 

 

VHB is a proud Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. Since our founding, we have intentionally fostered a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion—supported by deep-rooted core values, one of which is diversity. All individuals receive consideration for employment based on their qualifications without discrimination for race/ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, marital status, or any other basis protected by law.

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