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

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This position will be responsible for electrical engineering of renewable energy projects including equipment selection, collection and grounding systems, substations, switchyards, transmission and interconnection. Position entails leading specific project electrical engineering teams to ensure adherence to scope, schedule quality, and budget


  • 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 electrical studies and calculations undertaken by RES (requires a high level of computer literacy)
  • Liaise with RES 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
  • Prepare conceptual designs and estimates to support the bidding efforts
  • Liaise with clients, vendors and subcontractors to facilitate project execution
  • Provide general electrical engineering support to the RES team

  • Requirements:

  • Minimum of 10 years experience in electrical design engineering for utility scale power plants
  • 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 preferred (DigSilent and Cymcap)
  • Proficient in MS Outlook, Word, & Excel
  • Organized and have excellent technical writing skills

  • Education:

  • B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering required, Master's degree in power systems preferred

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    About this company
    Renewable Energy Corporation ASA (REC) was established in 1996 and has quickly become the world's leading integrated solar company. Today,...