Electrical Design Engineer
Renewable Energy Systems Ltd. - Broomfield, CO

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The Electrical Design Engineer will be responsible for electrical engineering of renewable energy projects including equipment selection, collection and grounding systems, substations, switchyards, transmission and interconnection.


  • Provide power systems design to support the development and construction teams working on US and Canadian power plant projects
  • Perform MV collection system design, including cable routing and cable sizing
  • Perform power systems studies (load flow, short circuit, losses, voltage rise)
  • Perform grounding system design and studies
  • Manage all other study work and electrical calculations undertaken by RES Americas (requires a high level of computer literacy)
  • Liaise with RES Americas interconnection experts to establish the interconnection requirements and ensure compliance
  • Develop procurement specifications (cable, transformers, power factor correction equipment etc)
  • Prepare specifications for substation design / build subcontracts
  • Prepare specifications for transmission line design / build subcontracts
  • Prepare of scopes of work and manage protection and communications consultants
  • Provide general electrical engineering support to the RES Americas team
  • Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in electrical design engineering for utility scale power plants.
  • B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering required, Master's degree in power systems preferred
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer in the US or Canada
  • Thorough understanding of power plant systems and components
  • Experience in performing studies utilizing system simulation software (DigSilent and Cymcap preferred)
  • Proficient in MS Outlook, Word, & Excel
  • Organized and have excellent technical writing skills.
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    We maintain a drug-free workplace. Candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment background investigation and drug test as a condition of employment.

    RES Americas is proud to be an EEO employer.