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Dedicated to sustainable development, Arup is a unique collective of designers, advisors and experts working globally. Guided by shared and durable values, we collaborate with our clients and partners using imagination, technology, and rigor to shape a better world. Arup is proud to be recognized by Fast Company in their third annual Best Workplaces for Innovators list, which honors businesses and organizations that demonstrate a deep commitment to encouraging innovation at all levels.

We are seeking a Renewable Energy | Power Systems Senior Engineer to join our West Geography- someone who has both passion and experience performing renewable energy detailed design with a focus on solar photovoltaic, wind energy, battery storage, energy infrastructure, transmission and substation systems.  

The successful individual will join an integrated and growing team of utility renewable focused practitioners that cross disciplines in a holistic service offering inclusive of electrical & power engineers, civil engineers, and energy and sustainability consultants.  

It is expected that this role will be focused on the engineering design of large scale renewable energy facilities, BESS, transmission & distribution, and substations from early stage development through to detailed design.  Additionally, the individual will be responsible for performing various studies related to power system design – such as grounding, short circuit, load flow, and cable ampacity. 

The candidate will be expected to contribute to current work and collaborate with related disciplines to deliver quality products via digital and in-person interactions.  Candidate will be based in San Francisco or mutually agreed location. 


Responsibilities of this specific role will include, but not be limited to the following:
Work in an integrated team environment to  

  • Design and layout solar and renewable energy facilities and related site & distribution infrastructure under the direction of senior engineering staff.
  • Perform engineering and design calculations - such as grounding study, short circuit study, cable ampacity study, load flow study and AC/DC voltage drop calculation.
  • Learn and deliver various aspects of solar and renewable energy system design, such as the proper sizing of DC cable and its layout
  • Perform power system economic evaluations using PVSyst software
  • Delegate and direct the activities of junior engineering staff where appropriate to their skill and ability.
  • Prioritize tasks to ensure quality deliverables and customer satisfaction while adhering to budget.
  • Support business development, proposal, and client relationship management activities working in collaboration with senior business staff.
  • Take initiative, follow agreed practice, innovate, and learn through experience and training.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in electrical engineering,
  • PE license desired and eligible to obtain PE license across any state
  • Experienced with CADD/PLSCADD software, modelling, design and/or analysis software preferred.
  • Must possess strong technical communication skills (writing and verbal) and be able to read and interpret technical literature and engineering plans.
  • Minimum of 3-4 years working experience in the renewable power generation sector.

Benefits that Work - At Arup, we have a comprehensive and valuable benefits program that works for our employees and their families while keeping costs low. These benefits provide health and welfare security for you as well as paid time off for rest and renewal. Our Global Profit Share Plan (paid bi-annually) provides an opportunity for you to share in the success of the Firm. As a valued employee of Arup, you can also choose to participate in our 401(k) plan with up to 10% company match to help you save for your future.

 Flexible Working - We believe that flexible arrangements create a more inclusive way of working that supports our diversity and the wellbeing of our people. Options for alternative schedules and the ability to work outside of the office for a portion of your workweek are available. 


Arup is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of national origin, veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or other status protected by law. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please contact us at americasbenefits@arup.com.

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