Fisher Associates Senior Electrical Engineer in United States
Senior Electrical Engineer
Fully Remote • TX • Energy
Fisher Associates, P.E., L.S., L.A., D.P.C., headquartered in Rochester NY, with eight offices throughout NY, PA & TX is seeking a full-timeSenior Electrical Engineer. As a part of the Energy Sector’s strategic growth in renewable energy, with Tier 1 clients, Fisher is looking to expand the team with a Senior Electrical Engineer. This position is flexible to work from the surrounding areas in our Rochester, NY office, Houston, TX office, or a fully remote location.
The ideal candidate will be an energetic, self-motivated, results-oriented professional with a passion for design engineering while having the drive to lead and be impactful to achieve results.
We are looking for a self-starter who has managed full renewable power plant designs, from 500kW-200MW, as the project’s responsible engineer.
This position will be given wide latitude to execute judgements and to innovate solutions.
This is a mid-level professional position (5+ years’ experience) with a tremendous growth opportunity to demonstrate your skills and abilities to their full potential.
The candidate will be responsible for, but not limited to:
Generate project scope of work and technical specifications based on project proposal requirements and bid documents.
Ensure designs meet all contractual, code and permitting requirements.
All aspects of commercial-, community-, or utility-scale PV system design projects, through COD (includes commissioning, utility interconnection and construction management efforts), including electrical, structural, civil, as well as the application of renewable industry codes and standards.
Work with Fisher’s civil engineering team to both flow to and receive requirements from the civil engineering team to meet the scope of the project.
A working knowledge of the Renewable and Conventional Power Plants regulatory environment, DC and AC side considerations, specifics about Renewable plant equipment and their applications/uses and the interconnection process, both behind and in front of the meter, as needed.
Field engineering including remote or onsite participation of physical plant buildout.
Project Management including managing and facilitating all communications on assigned projects with internal and external customers and suppliers.
Relationship management and using provided project management tools effectively to ensure the projects track to budget, schedule, and scope.
Understanding project requirements and facilitating all deliverables to ensure an outstanding customer experience using Clientship Philosophy.
Ability to self-manage duties while helping other project stake-holders to succeed with theirs.
Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited university.
Minimum 5+ years of experience in Electrical Engineering design in the medium voltage (MV) and high voltage industry.
NABCEP certification and resume of practical design experience strongly desired.
Previous experience with Renewable Power Plans or Substation Design, or with a renewable EPC, is a plus.
Professional Engineering License a plus,but not required.
Excellent communication skills (writing, verbal, and graphic)
Ability to read, interpret and understand MV/HV SLDs proficiently is a requirement
Proficient with Microsoft Outlook applications, power plant engineering design tools such as PVCase, PVSyst, Digsilent ETAP, etc.
Previous experience to perform Steady State /Dynamic /short circuit studies and create/update models, is a plus
Working knowledge of the NEC codes and NERC TPL, MOD, FAC, PRC, IRO Reliability Standards
Team player ready to be an important contributor to expanding our renewable energy business.
Fisher Associates Overview:
Fisher Associates, P.E., L.S., L.A., D.P.C. is a consulting engineering and professional services firm serving the Transportation, Land Development and Energy market sectors. Our comprehensive services include landscape architecture, planning, engineering, environmental, survey, GIS and construction representation.
Fisher Associates continues to consistently meet the demands of our state, municipal, and private industry clients across the country.Our Clientship Philosophy™ means responsiveness and accountability. We think with the end in mind to assist our clients to realize their goals.
Why a Career with Fisher Associates?
Fisher shares the cost of Medical, Dental & Vision including a HRA benefit
A variety of other voluntary benefits including FSA, HSA, Cancer Care & more!
Immediate Eligibility for the 401(k) Retirement Plan & Eligibility to apply to become a Shareholder after 24 months
Professional Development is Encouraged & Employer-Paid!!
Work-Life Balance Matters - PTO, Paid Holidays, Telework Option
We have give back to the community! - Meals on Wheels, Corporate Challenge, Veteran's Outreach, & more!
The culture at Fisher is friendly, energetic, and full of team players who are important contributors in elating our clientele. We own our responsibilities and results, continuously seeking to improve and to grow in and with the firm. Fisher Associates has a flat organizational structure, with high visibility and recognition of individual contributions.
Fisher Associates embraces a family-feel culture and welcomes all newcomers with open arms. We are an equal opportunity employer whosupports and cultivates a diverse and inclusive workplace. Fisher Associates does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, the basis of age, race, creed, color, national origin (including ancestry), religion, gender or sex, sexual orientation (including transgender status, gender identity or expression), pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation, and related medical conditions), disability, reproductive health decision making (including, but not limited to, the decision to use or access a particular drug, device, or medical service), marital status, partnership status, caregiver status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, military status, unemployment status, genetic information (including genetic characteristics), or any other protected status under federal, state, or local laws. AA/EOE