Lead Electrical Engineer

Houston, TX 77024

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Civil Engineering Job Number: Cg296784814 Compensation: $90000-135000 / year

Job Description

Title: Lead Electrical Engineer (Solar Utility Scale Projects)

Location: United States

Type: Direct Hire
Hybrid schedule (3 days in office, 2 days remotely) closest office location. 



· Function as a technical lead design engineer managing, leading and designing a variety of solar utility scale projects and teams

· Develop electrical design deliverables of solar (PV) panels

· Create one line drawings and collection system layouts, power cable sizing and cable schedules, equipment sizing and more!

· Actively participate in management, project scheduling, and work resource planning meetings

· Interface directly with clients, vendors and subcontractors

· QA/QC projects and mentor junior engineers 


Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering from either a recognized accredited program

Minimum of 5 years related work experience, at least 2 years of solar experience specifically

Advanced knowledge and understanding of power generation

· Experience with electrical equipment such as: MV and LV switchgear, pad mount transformer, Transformer -GSUT, panel boards, breakers, protective relays, inverter, battery, battery chargers, disconnect switches, surge arrestors, dead front disconnect switch, medium voltage cable, low voltage cable, control cable, fiber optic cable

· Experience with engineering calculations such as: load flow, short circuit and reactive capability analysis (ETAP or SKM), Arc flash analysis (ETAP or SKM), Cable ampacity study (CYMCAP or equivalent), grounding analysis, AC-DC voltage drop calculations, VOC/ISC calcs, AC/DC Cable sizing

Preferred Certifications:

PE License

Meet Your Recruiter

Andrea Edwards

Andrea Edwards is a committed Technical Recruiter specializing in the Utilities Division at Sterling. With 2 years of impactful service in the recruitment field, Andrea's passion lies in guiding individuals to discover their forever careers, whether they are embarking on their professional journey or are seasoned senior-level professionals.

In her role as a Technical Recruiter, Andrea brings a deep understanding of the Utilities Division to her work, allowing her to expertly connect candidates with roles that align with their career goals and aspirations. Her commitment to understanding each candidate's unique path positions her as a trusted partner in their professional endeavors.

What Andrea enjoys most about her work is the opportunity to have meaningful conversations with people, whether they are just starting in their careers or are senior-level professionals. She derives immense satisfaction from helping individuals find roles that resonate with their goals and lead them toward their forever careers.

Andrea's advice to job seekers is rooted in authenticity and confidence. She understands that interviews can be daunting but encourages candidates to be themselves and show confidence. Andrea firmly believes that authenticity and self-assuredness can leave a lasting impression and play a pivotal role in securing opportunities.

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