Engineering & Construction
Project Engineer
- Remote Permanent

Join a rapidly growing company that's leading the charge toward a greener future! Our client is committed to decarbonizing communities and businesses through large-scale solar projects. As a Project Engineer, you'll play a critical role in executing solar and storage-integrated projects for their US business, supporting the Technical Team in all phases of development. Be part of a dynamic team that's always learning, investing, and pushing the limits to accelerate the energy transition!


Key responsibilities for this role will include (but not limited to):


•    Establish and oversee technical requirements in contracts for EPC engagements
•    Assist in EPC selection and contract negotiation for the Construction team
•    Provide necessary engineering support to ensure timely project completion
•    Review and approve project designs and submittals during development and construction
•    Manage Owner's Engineering as needed to support the Construction team
•    Conduct site visits to verify Construction team progress and milestones
•    Assist in engaging Independent Engineering firms for 3rd party financing
•    Provide technical diligence support for Project Finance
•    Share critical lessons learned to align project budgets and expected returns with market expectations
•    Develop task management tools to prioritize technical requests and provide regular updates
•    Attend development and delivery meetings to represent specialty area
•    Attend relevant third-party stakeholder meetings and events as needed.


Required and desired skillsets, experience and qualifications for this role: 


•    Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field from an accredited university (or equivalent experience).
•    Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in a similar role.
•    Extensive experience in PV utility-scale design, including high-voltage substations and energy storage components.
•    Familiarity with civil design requirements for PV utility-scale projects, including access, site drainage, and hydrology.
•    Experience in energy resource assessments and identifying areas of improvement and optimization.
•    Knowledge of solar PV utility-scale construction, including project management support and technical document reviews.
•    Strong knowledge of solar project construction codes and regulations.
•    Experience in engineering utility-scale PV plants.
•    Familiarity with project financing structures and diligence requirements.
•    Understanding of industry stakeholders, such as investors, EPCs, and third-party labs.
•    Knowledge of current PV technology and trends in major components and balance of systems.
•    Ability to identify key information in project site technical documents.
•    Familiarity with EPC cost estimation based on design methodology.
•    Proficiency in CAD software (AutoCAD, SketchUp, etc.).
•    Advanced knowledge of simulation software including PVsyst, PVsol, StorageVAT, etc.
•    Willingness to travel up to 25% to visit project sites and attend key meetings.
•    Ability to utilize Excel spreadsheets, create excel trackers, and be able to use Word and Powerpoint for reporting/presentations via teams or in person.



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