Electrical Engineer - Renewable Focus

Power System Engineering
Madison, Wisconsin
Jun 22, 2024
Jun 25, 2024
Engineering, Electrical
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Consulting
Electrical Engineer - Renewable Focus

Location: Madison WI, Denver Colorado, Michigan, St. Paul MN

Excellence Through People! Take your engineering career to the next level by working with energetic, talented, and forward-thinking colleagues and clients who invest in the collective good, take a balanced approach to sustainable solutions, are flexible to the realities of complex changes, and provide genuine effort to do the right by others.

Who We Are:

Power System Engineering (PSE) is an electrical energy expert that provides relationship-driven engineering and consulting services for forward-thinking partners who pursue long-term energy solutions. Check out our website at:

Our Point of View:
  • People We foster strong relationships with our clients, colleagues, and community through integrity and our spirit of teamwork to further our collective well-being, safety, and success.
  • Problem-Solving We thrive on the unique challenges that stretch our skills and expertise, where we can turn complex challenges into opportunities for collaborative achievements.
  • Progress We create safe spaces for experimentation, treating each relationship and project as an opportunity to positively shape the culture and collective advancement.

What We Are Looking For:

Power System Engineering, Inc. (PSE) is looking for a well-rounded individual to assist in delivering multidisciplinary Solar Photovoltaic (PV) and Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) projects through their feasibility, pre-construction, and construction phases with a specific focus on the electrical design aspects of projects in our Madison, WI or St. Paul , MN offices . PSE Renewable Energy Resources group specializes in designing fun, challenging, rewarding, and high-profile renewable energy projects and seeks a creative, intelligent, entrepreneurial, and driven individual who enjoys a fast-paced and challenging environment. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing team and a culture that promotes continual employee growth and development.

What You Will Be Doing:
  • Design and engineer commercial and utility - scale PV solar systems , energy storage projects, and microgrid projects between 100kW and 100MW+ in size - Projects include both standalone storage and storage plus solar
  • Perform electrical calculations to size equipment, cables, and conduits. etc.
  • Develop construction documents using AutoCAD
  • Assist in the de velop ment of detailed equipment specifications
  • Use commercial (ex., MS Excel) and engineering software to design Solar PV and BESS systems
  • Travel to project sites from time to time to gather site-specific dat a , as required
  • Contributing to or writing technical papers and reports
  • Produce s ite - specific production analysis of PV arrays using models such as Pvsyst, and Helioscope
  • Conduct system studies such as arc flash, load flow, short circuit, overcurrent coordination, and grounding studies
  • Communicate with local utilities and AHJs to ensure designs meet all requirements for interconnection and operation
  • Coordinate communication and provide status updates to stakeholders as required
  • Assist in project management responsibilities on smaller-scope projects
  • Assist in providing guidance, and mentorship to technicians, contractors, and/or engineers

What You Will Need:

Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in el ectrical engineering
  • 2 -4 years experience designing commercial and utility-scale solar PV systems and/or energy storage systems
  • Engineer in Training (EIT) or the ability to get one within a reasonable time
  • Eligible to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.
  • NABCEP certification or willingness to get one

Knowledge and Skills
  • Ability to become familiar with AutoCAD, PVsyst, SKM, ETAP, and SEL Relays.
  • Ability to become familiar with industry-standard design codes such as NEC, International Building Codes, International Fire Codes, and other standards relevant to the industry a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Strong project management skills and ability to prioritize work and resources
  • Extremely organized and meticulous with details
  • Ability to work and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment


People. Power. Future

Power System Engineering is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, religion, color, ancestry, or national origin or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Our management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities, and general treatment during employment.