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[Project Engineer] Renewables Planning Engineer

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At PIC Group, Inc., our emphasis is on excellence. We recruit the strongest candidates in the industry. Our industry experience helps us offer unmatched service and support to our candidates, consultants, and clients.

Title:  Renewables Project Engineer 

Position Type:  Direct Hire

Location: Raleigh, NC - relocation assistance - some work from home options

Lead small team of engineers (appx 4 team members) in performing a diversified range of studies related to electric utility and renewables integration, including (not limited to) Power Quality, Arc Flash, Distributed Generation, Battery Energy Storage, Micro-grid, and Transient Analysis studies/analysis/implementation. Candidate will be the sealing engineer for the majority of work produced by the team and will also act to manage customer relations as well as business development with select clients. This position reports to the Divisional Vice President. Incumbents are expected to be a leader, manage some-to-all stages of project/study/design, perform a variety of routine and complex tasks to solve power utility design problems, effectively communicate within the design and project management team, and provide technical guidance on unusual or complex problems to comply with applicable industry standards (such as IEEE, NESC, NEC, NFPA).

The primary objectives of this position are to plan, organize, and execute assigned engineering studies. In this position, the incumbents will at times be expected to carry out complex or novel assignments requiring the development of new or improved techniques and procedures. This position does not have direct reports; however, with proven experience and results, Candidate may be considered for Manager role.

Position requirements include:

Supervise and schedule work of engineers on candidate’s assigned team.
Capability to be Customer’s Point of Contact to manage existing projects and customer satisfaction, as well as future business and upcoming project plans.
Proficient in multiple areas of Solar/Wind Farm, Battery Storage, substation and utility interconnection engineering. Design experience, such as physical layout, is a plus.
Performs and directs project deliverables. This includes tasks such as performing engineering calculations; using computer modeling software and referencing appropriate engineering procedures and design manuals.
Performs and/or directs the preparation of complex project documents including final report of findings (studies).
Performs and directs complex system model reviews such as checking and marking up full PV system models to ensure they an accurate and thorough representation of the design.
Supervises work and assists in training of division Project Engineers I and II.
Performs basic functions of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook
Must have working knowledge of electric utility systems: 480 VAC through 230,000 VAC, VDC experience preferred, as well.
Minimum Qualifications:

B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering and Licensed Professional Engineer (PE). Minimum ten (10) years of applicable experience required, including proven design and/or analysis proficiency and project management skills. Preferred software experience: EMTP-RV® ; PSS/E® ; PSCAD® ; ETAP® ; SKM® ; EasyPower® ; CYMTCC; Milsoft EA WindMil® ; LightTable; 

Our client offers competitive wages and benefits. Prior to beginning work, all applicants must be willing to submit to a drug and alcohol screen as well as a background check, inclusive of criminal. We seek out and employ talented individuals who meet the qualifications for each position. PIC Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Due to the large number of responses we receive to our postings, only those applicants with the required experience and qualifications will be contacted

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