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Electrical (Solar/Wind) Engineer (106037) - REMOTE

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Talascend is currently seeking an Electrical (Solar/Wind) Engineer for a remote contract opportunity.


Functions as a technical specialist or in a lead role. With minimal supervision, applies advanced engineering techniques and analyses for problems and methods. Expands knowledge and skill set in area of discipline. May start to expand knowledge in other disciplines and/or functional areas.


Engineering Standards:
Continues to learn, remains current and applies independent knowledge and interpretation about departmental design guides, standards, systems, applicable engineering codes and policies and procedures relative to assigned tasks.

Quality/Continuous Improvement:
Consistently and independently applies knowledge and complies with the quality program relative to assigned tasks.
May be responsible for ensuring compliance with the quality program.
Provides guidance and direction to others from the same project and discipline.
Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts.

Engineering Production:
Prepares a variety of complex engineering deliverables.
Performs complex research and develops recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection.
Prepares complex engineering calculations following standard methods and principles.
Manages assigned budget, schedule, and quality requirements.
Plans and conducts independent evaluation, selection and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures and criteria.
Reviews lower level engineering work or assignments.
Is responsible for one or more of the following: overseeing collection, assimilation, and management of data for engineering work; leading smaller production teams; and serving as the responsible charge for a project.

Project Coordination:
Actively coordinates with all other internal/external team members on moderately complex projects.

Client Focus:
Responsible for assisting with identification of key client interests and drivers on less complex projects.
Communicates client interests and drivers to project team members and develops approaches to accommodate these concerns in the performance of the work on less complex projects.
May provide support to business development or pursuit activities.

Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology:
Recognized as a technical specialist by the division having in-depth knowledge of an engineering process and/or of technical aspects of an industry.
Designs a complete project of moderately complex scope within an assigned practice area(s).

People Management - (supervision, career development, training, mentoring):
Typically assists with performance management process, mentoring, recognition, and any corrective actions required.


Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering from either a recognized accredited program in their home country or the country in which the professional is practicing.
Licensed professional engineer, capable of being licensed in other state within the US.
Electrical engineer with electrical engineering experience in utility scale solar and/or wind projects, experience should include but is not limited to the following:
Creating oneline drawings.
Creating collection system overall layout.
Power cable sizing, cable schedules.
Electrical equipment sizing and selection.
Experience with specifying and procuring electrical equipment (listed below).
Understand and be able to work within a schedule and manhours budget
Familiar with applicable NEC and IEEE/ANSI standards.
Electrical equipment includes but is not limited to: MV and LV switchgear, pad mount transformer, Transformer -GSUT, panel boards, breakers, protective relays, inverter, battery, battery chargers, disconnect switches, surge arrestors, dead front disconnect switch, medium voltage cable, low voltage cable, control cable, fiber optic cable, prepares complex engineering calculations such as: load flow, short circuit and reactive capability analysis (ETAP or SKM), Arc flash analysis (ETAP or SKM), Cable ampacity study (CYMCAP or equivalent), grounding analysis, AC-DC voltage drop calculations.
Minimum of 5 years related work experience.
All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.


Written Communications
Drive For Results
Priority Setting
Directing Others
Conflict Management
Dealing with Ambiguity and Building Effective Teams
Intermediate knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those qualified individuals who closely meet the qualifications of this position will be contacted. The details of the position are only a summary; other duties may be assigned as necessary. Background Check and Drug Screen may be required for this position.

If you are interested in other positions with Talascend, please visit our website at www.talascend.com.

Talascend is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran.

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