Senior Electrical Engineer

Join DNV as a Senior Electrical Engineer in Seattle, WA. Shape renewable energy projects, offer technical expertise, and drive innovation in a hybrid work environment.

Seattle, United States  UTC-08:00   Hybrid   Full Time   10000+   USD 112k–165k   6 days ago

About DNV

Company Overview

DNV Group AS

Hovik, Oslo, Norway


Business Model

Quality Assurance and Risk Management

Advisory, Testing, Certification, Cyber Security, Classification, Data and Analytics, Inspection, Energy Management, Training, Verification

Providing services across maritime, power, renewables, automotive, aerospace, food and beverage, digital services, healthcare industries.

Locations & Geography

Over 100 countries with major websites in China, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, UK, and USA.

Company Culture

To safeguard life, property, and the environment and enhance the safety and sustainability of business operations.

Focus on diversity and inclusion, with employees from 115 nationalities.

Provides significant learning and career development opportunities.

Activities & Projects

Energy systems, digital solutions, and maritime operations.

Recent advancements in AI, cyber security, and sustainability practices.

Engaged in numerous sustainability and ESG initiatives across all sectors.

Career Opportunities

Varied roles across business assurance, energy systems, maritime, and digital solutions sectors.

Comprehensive benefits including health insurance, flexible working hours, and an inclusive work environment.

Contact Information

LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook

DNV Careers

We are the independent expert in assurance and risk management. Driven by our purpose, to safeguard life, property, and the environment, we empower our customers and their stakeholders with facts and reliable insights so that critical decisions can be made with confidence.

As a trusted voice for many of the world s most successful organizations, we use our knowledge to advance safety and performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions to tackle global transformations.

About Energy Systems

We help customers navigate the complex transition to a decarbonized and more sustainable energy future. We do this by assuring that energy systems work safely and effectively, using solutions that are increasingly digital. We also help industries and governments to navigate the many complex, interrelated transitions taking place globally and regionally, in the energy industry.

About the role

Do you want to be part of the world s leading renewable energy consulting firm, committed to facilitating a just energy transition and mitigating climate change?

DNV Energy s Electrical Engineering team is seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer to join our team. The Senior Engineer s skillset will shape the direction and application of our expertise and the services we provide, as well as complement a group of highly skilled, Senior and Principal level experts making a daily impact in the development, design, and construction of renewable energy and energy transition projects.

Our Electrical Engineering team operates at the cutting edge of the renewables industry providing technical due diligence and advisory services to diverse customers in the North American market and beyond, in support of Independent Engineering (debt and tax equity), M&A transactions, Owner s Engineering, as well as Engineering Consulting Services.

In this role, the Senior Electrical Engineer, depending on skillsets and interest, will perform a wide variety of technical tasks applying experience and training in electrical power systems, electronics, controls, and instrumentation in support of the design, development, and construction of renewable energy and energy transition projects. You will contribute to a dynamic, high performing team by delivering customer value, fostering collaboration, driving innovation, and identifying opportunities for team growth and improvement.

This position can be located in our Austin, TX; Houston, TX; Medford, MA; Oakland, CA; San Diego, CA; Portland, OR; and Seattle, WA offices. Other DNV offices may also be considered.

What You ll do

  • Contribute as a collaborative subject matter expert on electrical engineering projects, authoring and/or reviewing technical reports alongside a variety of internal teams, including Independent Engineering, Mergers & Acquisition advisory, and Owner s Engineering
  • Contribute to the proposal efforts (scoping and pricing) as well as Project Management of small to medium sized projects for Engineering Consulting Services
  • Review electrical designs as well as interconnection process components and studies for onshore wind, offshore wind, high voltage substation design, and other elements that compose the electric system
  • Perform or review power system studies such as grounding, reactive power, cable ampacity, and preliminary collection system design using computer software and other methods
  • Provide guidance and training in electrical commissioning, safety, and procedures
  • Support business development activities in North America, through engaging in authentic, expertise-driven discussions with DNV s 25+ key accounts and over 100+ renewable energy customers in North America. Work to collaboratively identify opportunities across multiple renewable energy types to offer value-added services to customers
  • Support strategy, market positioning, and develop thought leadership (committee engagements, conference attendance and developing webinars, guides and standards development, whitepapers and/or blog posts)
  • Participate in a wide variety of field and analytical work including in-depth work in the full spectrum of electric power systems, with frequent interaction with experts from the related turbine, energy analysis, environmental, and civil engineering groups

What we offer

  • Generous paid time off (vacation, sick days, company holidays, personal days)
  • Multiple Medical and Dental benefit plans to choose from, Vision benefits
  • Spending accounts FSA, Dependent Care, Commuter Benefits, company-seeded HSA
  • Employer-paid, therapist-led, virtual care services through Talkspace
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Company provided life insurance, short-term, and long-term disability benefits
  • Education reimbursement program
  • Flexible work schedule with hybrid/remote opportunities
  • Charitable Matched Giving and Volunteer Rewards through our Impact Program
  • Volunteer time off (VTO) paid by the company
  • Career advancement opportunities

**Benefits vary based on position, tenure, location, and employee election**

About you

What is Required

  • Bachelor s degree in Electrical Engineering from accredited four-year university
  • 7+ years experience directly working on renewable energy projects (for example: wind, solar, battery, hydrogen, and/or power electronics)
  • Knowledge of IEEE, IEC, NEC, and CIGRE standards and guidelines
  • Experience with electrical system design and construction including distribution, substation, and electric generation systems, as well as electrical system studies and modeling
  • Strong writing and communication skills for report writing and communication of technical concepts to internal and external clients
  • We conduct pre-employment drug and background screening

What is Preferred

  • Willingness to participate in 10-20% domestic travel (US and Canada), with more significant travel opportunities available if desired
  • Knowledge of protection, controls, and SCADA systems
  • Knowledge of bulk electric system operation principals, reliability standards, and regulation

*Immigration-related employment benefits, for example visa sponsorship, are not available for this position*

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About the role

Jun 07, 2024

Full Time


Nov 28, 2024


USD 112k–165k

Seattle, United States

7+ years


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