Senior Electrical Engineer

Calgary, AB
Prachi Trivedi

As Electrical Engineer you will be responsible for Utility Scale solar projects in Canada with a focus on electrical design drawings, procurement, interconnection designs, and project analysis. You will work with a team of senior and junior engineers to ensure client engagement and satisfaction while participating in a collaborative environment. 

Why you should apply: 
  • Hybrid work schedule (Monday and Friday work from home)
  • Health spending account
  • Collaborative and nimble team of like minded passionate renewable Engineers. 
  • Strong work life balance 
  • Lots of room for career advancement
  • Minimal travel requirements (less than 20%). 
  • Create and run solar energy models using PVsyst while gaining an understanding of the numerous parameters, assumptions and how they all interact to affect the outcome.
  • Prepare preliminary layouts, single line diagrams, specifications for inverters, transformers, MV switchgear, and MV cables. 
  • Create solar layout and electrical design drawings for various equipment capacities and configurations using AutoCAD/ PVCad/ PVCase.
  • Become SME on electric code considerations for solar design. 
  • Manage and implement utility interconnection requirements into design.
  • Create constraints maps using GIS/CAD, with inputs from environmental, utility, transportation, municipal and other governing bodies.
  • Manage and implement utility interconnection requirements into design.
  • Produce technology comparisons and cost analysis towards optimization for lowest levelized cost of electricity.
  • Creating progress, due diligence and feasibility study reports with inputs from other team members. A very high level of technical communication skill is required.
  • Present technical analysis and data in reports, summarize key findings and make appropriate recommendations for project optimization.
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Electrical Engineering.
  • 5+ years of experience in power generation. 
  • 1 year in a project environment.
  • Basic understanding of project management practices.
  • Experience in Solar PV modeling software (PVsyst preferred).
  • Experience with project design using AutoCAD or equivalent.
  • Valid Canadian Driver’s License, Passport and right to reside and work in Canada. Ability to travel to US and international destinations.

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