Interconnection Engineer

  • Nexamp
  • Boston, MA
  • Jan 16, 2021
Engineering: All

Job Description

Does working for a fast paced, growing company that is making a difference in our environment excite you? Do you have a passion for making our environment better for this generation and the ones that follow? If you’re excited about career growth, group volunteering, and the occasional ping pong after hours, then this is the job for you. Let’s make a difference together. Join our team! 


Nexamp is seeking a Power Engineer to perform engineering and project support tasks for commercial and utility scale photovoltaic systems.  This position will be a part of a growing engineering team located in our Boston, MA headquarters office.


  • Manage a portfolio of utility interconnection applications from initial submission through project closeout
  • Review and analyze utility pre-screen reports, System Impact Studies, and Interconnection Service Agreements
  • Lead biweekly utility status calls, maintain utility relationships, and manage utility performance to tariff deadlines
  • Coordinate construction requisitions, internal approvals, site visits, final designs, payments, and 3rd party engineering resources for interconnection applications and studies
  • Maintain consistent records of each project through the interconnection process
  • Design and draft single line diagrams, three-line diagrams, and site layouts for utility Interconnection Applications, electrical permits, and construction documents
  • Create and review shop drawings and designs for switchgear, transformers, reclosers and other major electrical equipment
  • Provide technical support to Nexamp development, engineering, procurement, construction, and O&M departments for the entire life cycle of a project including development, permitting, construction, and asset management phases.
  • Develop proficiency in NEC and other applicable state and local codes
  • Additional duties as assigned and/or directed 


The ideal candidate must be enthusiastic, self-motivated, hands-on, results-oriented and a team player. Key qualifications as follows:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Electrical Engineering Degree preferred 
  • 2+ years of relevant experience preferred
  • Strong management, reporting and technical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, attention detail, and organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as work independently
  • Ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple projects and tasks
  • AutoCAD proficiency and working knowledge of AC and DC electrical principles preferred
  • Knowledge of medium voltage distribution and transmission systems preferred
  • Knowledge of industry standard design codes such as National Electric Code, International Building Code, International Fire Code and other standards relevant to the industry preferred
  • EIT or NABCEP Entry Level certification or equivalent preferred

If you don’t meet 100% of the above qualifications, but see yourself contributing, please submit an application.  We encourage people from minority or marginalized groups to apply. 

At Nexamp, our mission is building the future of energy, so it is clean, simple, and accessible for all. We believe a diverse team brings different perspectives and experiences, thus benefiting our work. We are committed to providing a work environment free from discrimination. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against applicants on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. By encouraging a culture where ideas and decisions come from all people, we believe it will help us grow, innovate, and be a part of environmental and social change.


Not only will you get to work with a group of innovative, dedicated, and motivated peers, you will also have access to all the benefits that Nexamp offers! This includes: our competitive compensation package; a 401(k) employer-match; health, dental, & vision insurance starting day one; Flexible Paid Time Off and Holiday PTO; Commuter Benefits, Cell Phone Reimbursement; as well as a hybrid work environment, headquartered in Boston, MA with a fun, collaborative, downtown office! We provide healthy snacks, coffee, yoga sessions, volunteer opportunities, company outings, and more! 


Please note that the Company requires all individuals in this position to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  “Fully vaccinated” means that the individual can provide acceptable proof that the individual has received, at least fourteen (14) days prior to the individual’s start date, either the second dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine, or one dose of a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine.  Vaccines must be authorized and/or approved by the FDA.  Individuals needing an exemption to this requirement due to medical, disability-related, or religious reasons may request an exemption.  The Company will engage in an interactive process to determine if an exemption to this requirement as a reasonable accommodation is appropriate.


Building the future of energy so it is clean, simple and accessible.

Nexamp is building the energy infrastructure of tomorrow and reinventing the way people interact with the electricity that powers their lives. By deploying a distributed network of locally sourced clean energy, we seek to reduce the negative effects of climate change. Our team’s diverse experience drives innovation from the ground up and with a singular passion: to deliver an accessible and sustainable energy future for all.



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