Senior Electrical Engineer
Company: DLR Group
Posted on: September 23, 2022
DLR Group is an integrated design firm that aspires to be the
most creative enterprise on the planet. Our brand promise is to
elevate the human experience through design. If that challenge is
appealing, you're at the right place.
The National Renewable Energy team has an opening for a Senior
Electrical Engineer (solar, storage, power, and wind projects).
Location: Dallas, TX or other locations available
As a Senior Electrical Engineer at DLR Group you will be
responsible for high voltage substation design and interconnections
for utility scale renewable energy projects. As a key part of our
integrated design teams, you create renewable energy systems to
promote environmental stewardship and elevate the human experience
through design. You will be responsible for participating in the
design process of renewable energy generation systems and preparing
or reviewing detailed electrical drawings and calculations for high
voltage projects interconnecting at the transmission level. This
role will support both utility scale and behind the meter renewable
The successful candidate will lead overall project scope to include
various aspects of the following: design document review,
assessment of EPC procured equipment, review or preparation of
construction plans and project specifications, along with
construction monitoring and testing/commissioning. The list below
is a general overview of duties:
Assist in developing project objectives, goals, and
Develop or coordinate electrical designs from concept through
completion of construction.
Manage a team of junior engineers/designers as needed.
Prepare engineering design calculations and layouts.
Prepare and/or review HV construction specification including but
not limited to construction plan and sequence.
Coordinate with client, EPC and utility site commissioning
Prepare and/or review telecom and interconnection submittals.
Oversee transmission operator telemetry and metering
Prepare and/or review: HV disconnect specifications, substation
control specifications, engineering reports and narratives, HV
construction specification including but not limited to
construction plan and sequence, voltage drop calculations, conduit
fill, load flow voltage regulation, relay settings, protective
relay coordination, and Arc Flash studies.
Review or prepare technical studies such as: TOV study, harmonics
study, ETAP/SKM/PSSE, grounding analysis, lightning protection
Coordinate electrical design requirements with electrical,
structural, civil, mechanical, architecture, and other
Coordinate renewable energy project design requirements with
utility scale clients, construction and site development teams.
Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
5+ years of experience designing generation power systems on
Licensed Professional Engineer.
Proven experience as engineer designing power and generation
systems on complex projects.
Experience with AutoCAD, AutoDesk, Revit or other CAD software
Must be eligible to work in the United States without need for work
visa or residency sponsorship.
Experience in 15kV through 230kV substation design and IEEE/ANSI
Experience in coordinating small project teams.
Experience filling the role of substation design engineer for
several projects occurring concurrently.
Design of solar, storage or wind energy systems for utility scale
Manage all schedule, budget, and quality of assigned projects,
including cost estimating
Experience and interest in designing utility scale renewable energy
An appreciation and understanding of environmental stewardship and
utility scale solar, storage or wind energy projects.
A desire to collaborate and work alongside architects and the way
they work and think.
DLR Group is an integrated design firm delivering architecture,
engineering, interiors, planning, and building optimization for new
construction, renovation, and adaptive reuse. Our promise is to
elevate the human experience through design. This promise inspires
sustainable design for a diverse group of public and private sector
clients; local communities; and our planet. This role will report
under a hybrid work schedule similar to most positions within the
company. DLR Group is 100 percent employee-owned and fully supports
the initiatives and goals of the 2030 Challenge and is an initial
signatory to the China Accord and the AIA 2030 Commitment.
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