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Engineering Director

Job Title: Engineering Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: California
Reference: DH61
Contact Name: Dale Howell
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Job Published: May 17, 2017 09:47

Job Description

We are looking for an Engineering Director, who will be responsible for all engineering activities; providing technical leadership for the development and delivery of utility scale solar power plants and other clean energy facilities.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical leadership to the company
  • Responsible for the engineering and technical activities across the project development lifecycle, including; project layout and site development plans, project performance and system optimization, power flow studies, congestion modelling and other interconnection studies and conceptual high voltage design
  • Hire, manage and supervise team of high performing engineers
  • Lead the engineering team
  • Work closely with procurement leading or supporting the technical portion of EPC contract procurement
  • Manage internal processes and provide support to other functional groups
  • Develop and implement engineering standards and processes
  • Provide leadership and support to the Engineering Team; leading team development by driving performance and process improvement, mentor and support individual career development
  • Communicate and influence cross-functionality with all levels of management
  • Accurate and timely reporting to senior management


Key Requirements:

  • 4 year- degree in Engineering
  • 8+ years of broad based engineering management experience
  • Experience in large scale solar or wind technology is required
  • Experience in engineering management in electric power and managing technical projects from inception to delivery
  • Proven success in recruiting and leading engineering professionals
  • Knowledge of power generation and high voltage engineering
  • Knowledge of project contract terms and ability to translate contracts and financing agreements into concise techno-economic analysis
  • Detail-orientated with a sense of personal responsibility and ownership of work

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