Engineer II - Electrical Engineering

Renewable Energy Systems Limited seeks an Engineer II - Electrical Engineering in Colorado for full-time hybrid remote work, offering a salary range of $78,000 - $100,000 yearly.

Renewable Energy Systems
Renewable Energy Systems
Colorado, United States  UTC-07:00   Hybrid   Full Time   1001-5000   USD 78k–100k   25 days ago

We are committed to building a workplace where everyone feels heard and respected, and extending our culture of care so that every individual can reach their full potential. We want you to have a sense of belonging and feel valued for your contributions and the perspectives you bring.


The Engineer II – Electrical Engineering provides engineering / conceptual and detailed designs of utility scale renewable power plants (wind & solar) and battery storage systems. This role aids in operations support of renewable power generation projects; while supporting development, engineering, and construction of projects.


  • Develops preliminary and detailed design of AC (Low, Medium, and High Voltage) and DC systems, including DC power blocks (PV) and MV AC collection systems (PV/Wind).
  • Develops DC block design (PV), MV AC design and BOM preparation.
  • Develops models of the AC substation and collection systems and performs and Load Flow and Short Circuit analyses, DC and AC loss calculations, cable ampacity studies, and AC/DC cable sizing.
  • Evaluates Inverter ratings and optimizes inverter units for Solar and BESS installations.
  • Performs calculations for sizing and specifying main power transformers.
  • Supports estimating of company developed and 3rd party projects by creating preliminary designs for proposed projects and quantity counts for estimating electrical equipment costs.
  • Works with designers and assists in the development of construction drawings and documentation to effectively communicate electrical installation details to construction teams.
  • Assists in the preparation of technical specifications to identify design requirements for procurement of electrical materials and equipment.
  • Performs technical review of proposed equipment to ensure acceptability to company, client, and industry standards.
  • Attends work regularly and punctually, as scheduled or expected.
  • Complies with Employee Handbook, Code of Conduct and Company Policies & Procedures.
  • Presents, supports, and leads-by-example with a safety and quality-oriented attitude.
  • Provides support to construction during the construction and commissioning phases.
  • Reviews work instructions periodically to ensure compliance with industry and client standards.
  • Develops new methods and standards for Group design activities.
  • Visits sites as needed during pre-construction and construction to support project needs.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Intermediate level of knowledge in:
    • Power Systems Analysis, load flow and short circuit modeling
    • Reactive compensation evaluation
    • DC and AC Electrical Design
    • Design for Constructability
    • Oral and written skills to include:
    • Clear and concise technical writing
    • Ability to communicate issues to peers
  • Knowledge in:
    • Medium to High Voltage Substation Design concepts
    • Grounding System Design Concepts
    • Project Scheduling Concepts
    • Preparation of Equipment Specifications
    • US and Canadian Industry Standards
    • Detailed Design Software:
      • Math CAD
      • Fundamental understanding of CAD concepts
      • Fundamental knowledge of power system software such as Dig SILENT, SKM, ETAP
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including listening and summarizing skills
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills.
  • Functional competencies include attention to detail, excellence, prioritization, teamwork, and continuous improvement.


  • Bachelor Degree in electrical engineering or equivalent (equivalent is 8 years of experience), required.
  • Master’s degree in electrical engineering, preferred.
  • Engineer-in-Training certification, preferred.
  • 2 or more years of electrical engineering experience, preferably experience in electrical power or renewable energy industry, required.
  • 2 or more years of experience in power generation industry with EPC experience, preferred.
  • Ability to travel 5 to 15% domestically.
  • Must possess a valid Driver’s License.

Anticipated base salary range: $78,000 - $100,000

The final agreed upon compensation is based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. This position is bonus eligible.

RES offers benefits that are effective first day of employment. These benefits include the following:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Health Savings Account with employer contribution
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 4x pay Basic Life and Voluntary Life
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Accident, Hospital, and Critical Illness
  • 401 (k) plan with 6% company match
  • 4 weeks Paid Time Off (PTO) and 10 Paid Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement and Green Car Reimbursement
  • Volunteer and Charity Matching
  • Paid Parental Leave and Paid Sabbatical Leave
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Employee Discounts and Wellness programs
  • Wellness Reimbursement

Physical requirements and environment

The work environment and physical demands characteristics are representative of those the employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Rarely: Climbing, crouching, kneeling, pulling/pushing/lifting between 5-15lbs., and stooping are required. Occasionally: Carrying 5-15lbs., gripping, handling, pinching, and walking are required. Frequently: Standing is required. Constantly: Reading, grasping, hearing, reaching, vision, repetitive motion, and sitting is required.

Rarely exposed to extreme cold, heat, and humidity, and wet climates, in the working environment. Occasionally exposed to noise and hazards in the work environment.

We maintain a drug-free workplace. Candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment background investigation and drug test as a condition of employment.

RES is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

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About the role

Feb 05, 2024

Full Time


Aug 03, 2024


USD 78k–100k

Colorado, United States

2 or more years of electrical engineering experience, preferably in electrical power or renewable energy industry


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