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Lead Electrical Engineer

San Juan Capistrano, California, United StatesEngineering

Job description

About Us:

Pacifico Power is a startup focused on developing, constructing, owning, and managing behind-the-meter commercial energy projects, largely applying virtual net metering. The company will expand into storage, micro-grids, and community-based energy distribution as the regulations continue to loosen and allow for these alternative means of providing power. Pacifico Power is an affiliate of Pacifico Energy, a leading renewable energy company with a focus on utility-scale renewable projects in Asia. Over the last 10 years Pacifico Energy has developed over 1 GW of renewable energy projects worldwide, equating to $3.5 billion of investment.

As we continue to expand our operations, we are seeking a dynamic and experienced Lead Electrical Engineer to join our team. The Lead Electrical Engineer will play a crucial role in our projects, ensuring the successful design, implementation, and operation of solar and battery systems.

What you get to do:

  • Lead the technical aspects of solar and battery projects, from conceptualization to completion, ensuring high-quality engineering solutions.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop detailed engineering designs, specifications, and plans for solar and battery systems.

  • Provide technical expertise and guidance on system control strategies, electrical engineering, and integration of solar and battery technologies.

  • Conduct site assessments, feasibility studies, and energy modeling to optimize system performance and efficiency.

  • Oversee the selection and procurement of equipment, materials, and technologies for solar and battery projects.

  • Manage relationships with suppliers, contractors, and other stakeholders to ensure timely project delivery and adherence to quality standards.

  • Support project development activities, including proposal preparation, technical evaluations, and client presentations.

  • Stay updated with industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices related to solar and battery systems.

Job requirements

What you bring to the role:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Renewable Energy, or a related field.

  • 10-15 years of experience in the renewable energy sector, with a focus on solar and battery technologies.

  • Proven experience in EPC projects, demonstrating the ability to oversee engineering activities from conception to commissioning.

  • Strong background in system control, electrical engineering, and integration of solar and battery systems.

  • Proficiency in relevant software tools for energy modeling, simulation, and project management.

  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to convey complex technical concepts clearly and effectively.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.

  • Strong problem-solving abilities and attention to detail.

  • Professional certifications related to renewable energy and engineering will be an advantage.