Senior Electrical Engineer

Location US-OR-Portland | US-CA-Oakland | US-MI-Detroit | US-IL-Oak Brook | US-PA-Chalfont | US-AZ-Phoenix | US-TX-Austin | US-TX-Katy | CA-ON-Toronto | CA-QC-Montreal | US-VA-Arlington | ...
Requisition ID
2022-18922
Business Area
Energy Systems
Category/Discipline
Engineering
Posting Position Type
Permanent Employee

Local Unit & Position Description

Are you passionate about renewable energy and looking to expand your impact?

Are you interested in having a hand in shaping the direction of the fast-growing wind, solar, and storage industry?

 

DNV’s Energy Transition Outlook predicts that we will exhaust the 1.5-degree carbon budget in 2028. How will you spend your next 6 years making a measurable impact on climate change mitigation?

DNV Energy’s Electrical Engineering team is growing rapidly. Our team is comprised of highly skilled electrical engineers performing owner’s engineering, preliminary design, interconnection services, technical due diligence for new construction and repowering, and construction monitoring for the wind, solar PV, and energy storage industries.

 

We are seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer to join our team. The Senior Engineer’s skillset will both shape the direction and application of expertise to services, as well as complement a group of highly skilled, Senior- and Principal level experts making a daily impact in the development, design, and construction of projects. The Senior Engineer, depending on skillsets and interest, will perform a wide variety of technical tasks applying experience and training in electrical power systems, electronics, controls, and instrumentation in support of the design, development, and construction of renewable energy projects.


The Senior Electrical Engineer will enjoy a wide variety of field and analytical work including in-depth work in the full spectrum of electric power systems, with frequent interaction with experts from the related solar, turbine, energy analysis, environmental, and civil engineering groups


Why should you work with us?

 

Because within DNV’s Renewables and Power Grids group and organizational culture, how we collectively influence the world for future generations matters deeply to us. Our team works every day to increase the widespread deployment and operation of renewables to address climate change and positively impact society; endeavors to achieve our purpose through the success of our customers; and strives to be high-performing and innovative. Our approach reflects the equity, respect, and diversity we wish to see in the world.

 

This position can be based out of our Oakland CA, Detroit MI, Oak Brook IL, Chalfont PA, Phoenix AZ, Austin, TX, Dallas, TX, Miami, FL, Arlington, VA, Toronto, and Montreal CA offices with flexible work arrangement (home/office). 

What you’ll do

  • Support business development activities in North America, by demonstrating curiosity and engaging in authentic, expertise- driven discussions with DNV’s 25+ key accounts and over 100+ renewable energy customers in North America. Identify opportunities across multiple renewable energy types to offer value-added services to customers as a seller-doer
  • Support strategy, market positioning, and develop thought leadership (committee engagements, conference attendance and developing webinars, whitepapers and/or blog posts)
  • Act as a collaborative project manager on electrical engineering projects, authoring and/or reviewing technical reports alongside a variety of internal teams, including independent engineering, asset operations, offshore wind advisory, permitting, civil engineering, turbine technology, solar technology, power systems advisory, and other teams globally
  • Perform or review power system studies such as grounding, reactive power, cable ampacity using computer software and other methods
  • Review electrical designs and interconnection contracts and studies for wind, offshore wind solar, and storage projects
  • Provide training in electrical safety and procedures

Position Qualifications

What is required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience directly working on renewable energy (including wind, solar, energy storage, transmission and/or power electronics) projects
  • The ideal candidate will have a mix of electrical and electronics expertise, including in some or all of the following:
    • Power generation, distribution, substations, and transmission
    • Electrical system studies and modeling
    • Knowledge of IEEE, IEC, and CIGRE standards and guidelines
    • Electrical system construction including distribution, substation, and transmission systems
  • Willingness to participate in 5-10% domestic travel (US and Canada), with more significant travel opportunities available if desired
  • Strong writing and communication skills for report writing communication of technical concepts to internal and external clients is a must
  • We conduct pre-employment drug and background screening

What is preferred 

  • Experience performing electrical power systems studies
  • OSHA 10 hour or equivalent

*Immigration-related employment benefits, for example visa sponsorship, are not available for this position*

How We Do It

We Care, We Dare, We Share

DNV is a proud equal opportunity employer committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit or business need, without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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DNV is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. US applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact the North America Recruitment department (hrrecruitment.northamerica@dnv.com). Information received relating to accommodations will be addressed confidentially.

What We Offer

 

USA

  • Generous paid time off (vacation, sick days, company holidays, personal days)
  • Multiple Medical and Dental benefit plans to choose from, Vision benefits
  • Spending accounts – FSA, Dependent Care, Commuter Benefits, company-seeded HSA
  • Special programs – Employee Assistance Program, ID theft protection, and accident and critical illness options for you and your family
  • Employer-paid, therapist-led, virtual care services through Talkspace
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Company provided life insurance, short-term, and long-term disability benefits
  • Tuition assistance
  • Consumer discounts and rewards
  • Flexible work schedule with hybrid/remote opportunities
  • Advancement opportunities

Canada

  • Generous paid time off (vacation, sick days, company holidays, personal days)
  • Multiple Medical and Dental benefit plans to choose from, Vision benefits
  • Special programs – Employee Assistance Program, ID theft protection, and accident and critical illness options for you and your family
  • RRSP-NRSP with company match
  • Company provided life insurance, short-term, and long-term disability benefits
  • Tuition assistance
  • Consumer discounts and rewards
  • Flexible work schedule with hybrid/remote opportunities
  • Advancement opportunities

**Benefits vary based on position, tenure, location, and employee election**


Please visit our website at  www.dnv.com

Company & Business Area Description

DNV is the independent expert in assurance and risk management, operating in more than 100 countries. Through our broad experience and deep expertise, we advance safety and sustainable performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions.

We provide assurance to the entire energy value chain through our advisory, monitoring, verification, and certification services. As the world's leading resource of independent energy experts and technical advisors, we help industries and governments to navigate the many complexes, interrelated transitions taking place globally and regionally, in the energy industry. We are committed to realizing the goals of the Paris Agreement and support all stakeholders to transition faster to a deeply decarbonized energy system.

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