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Senior Electrical Engineer

16-01-2018
- Assist in the management of electrical engineering contractors assigned to work on the design of renewable energy facilities, including definition of requirements and specifications, review of engineering drawings and RFI management.
- Optimize design to maximize ROI
- Provide engineering consulting support to project managers in the preliminary design and engineering of collection systems and substations.
- Provide engineering consulting support to other areas of the organization, including O&M and Power Marketing.
- Develop and maintain electrical specifications and requirements to define Acciona standards to contractors. Ensure consistency with Acciona Corporate specifications.
- Oversee the electrical tests performed by Construction Team on site prior to and during the commissioning of the renewable energy facilities. Support the QA/QC team on site.
- Provide electrical technical interface to support Procurement. Oversee the factory testing of the major electrical equipment to be installed at the renewable energy facilities.
- Evaluate electrical equipment and material proposals; prepare bid tab evaluations for electrical equipment.
- Site supervision of substation checkout and energization.
- Review and comment on the scope of work on electrical contracts.
- Assist with receiving and inspecting of the major pieces of electrical equipment.
- Follow Company’s processes and procedures to safely and effectively design and test Acciona renewable generating facilities for “Best in Class Performance”.
- Maintain a current understanding of renewable generation technology by participating in various training opportunities and reading Acciona and industry documents and publications as well as participating in other professional development activities.
- Create the weekly and monthly reporting requirements for our internal and external customers, as well as KPI reporting.
- Other responsibilities as assigned.

- Bachelors: Electrical Engineering degree from ABET accredited curriculum (or recognized equivalency)
- 4 + years of experience in a utility setting with a focus on substation engineering/design management and commissioning
- Experience in 34.5kV and above substation design conforming to IEEE/ANSI standards and NERC requirements
- Working knowledge of electrical substations including but not limited to: equipment, conduit, grounding, relays, relaying, control, SCADA , familiar with AutoCAD
- Transmission line experience is a plus
- P.E. (Professional Engineer) license preferred, with ability to obtain within 6 months
- EIT/FE (Engineer in Training/Fundamentals of Engineering) required
- Travel 15% - 30% domestic and international
- Able to work in an indoor or outdoor environment
ACCIONA is one of the foremost Spanish business corporations, leader in the development and management of infrastructure, renewable energy, water and services. Listed on the selective Ibex-35 stock exchange index, it is a benchmark for the market.
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