Lead Electrical Engineer 5 – Solar Utility Design (US Hybrid) – US Hybrid


Dovre Canada Limited is pleased to offer the following opportunity: Lead Electrical Engineer 5 – Solar Utility Design (US Hybrid)


The Opportunity

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Function as a technical lead design engineer managing, leading and designing a variety of solar utility scale projects and teams
  • Develop electrical design deliverables of solar (PV) panels
  • Create one line drawings and collection system layouts, power cable sizing and cable schedules, equipment sizing and more!
  • Actively participate in management, project scheduling, and work resource planning meetings
  • Interface directly with clients, vendors and subcontractors
  • QA/QC projects and mentor junior engineers

Key Responsibilities

You will also need to have knowledge and experience in the following areas:

  • Experience with specifying and procuring electrical equipment (listed below)
  • Understand and be able to work within a schedule and manhours budget
  • Familiar with applicable NEC and IEEE/ANSI standards
  • Experience with electrical equipment such as: MV and LV switchgear, pad mount transformer, Transformer -GSUT, panel boards, breakers, protective relays, inverter, battery, battery chargers, disconnect switches, surge arrestors, dead front disconnect switch, medium voltage cable, low voltage cable, control cable, fiber optic cable
  • Experience with engineering calculations such as: load flow, short circuit and reactive capability analysis (ETAP or SKM), Arc flash analysis (ETAP or SKM), Cable ampacity study (CYMCAP or equivalent), grounding analysis, AC-DC voltage drop calculations, VOC/ISC calcs, AC/DC Cable sizing

*This is a hybrid opportunity (3 days in office, 2 days remotely). Candidates located or willing to relocate near the clients Regional Office may be considered


Preferred Qualifications

  • Completed 1-2 utility scale solar projects (75+MW)
  • 2 years solar (PV) design experience
  • Power Generation (LV/MV) design experience
  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of power generation
  • Professional Engineering (PE) License
  • QA/QC of solar (PV) design projects

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering from either a recognized accredited program in their home country or the country in which the professional is practicing.
  • Minimum of 8 years related work experience.
  • All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.


  • PE License


  • Collaborates
  • Communicates effectively
  • Courage
  • Directs work
  • Instills trust
  • Interpersonal savvy
  • Organizational savvy
  • Customer focus
  • Decision quality


Dovre Group is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from anyone meeting the requirements for this position.


For more information about the position above or working for Dovre Group, please contact:

Alanna Buckle
360 Recruiter



Job ID: #30612