Electrical Engineer Co-Op (Solar)

  • Nexamp
  • Boston, MA
  • Sep 03, 2021

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! 

SUMMARY

Nexamp is seeking a Solar Electrical Engineer (Intern) to perform power engineering tasks for commercial and utility scale photovoltaic systems.

Nexamp is a young, fast-growing company leading the transformation to the new energy economy. The Company's comprehensive capabilities span the entire solar project lifecycle - from project development, design, and construction to financing and operations and maintenance. Nexamp's ability to provide integrated, best-in-class solutions makes solar energy simple and profitable for our clients and partners.

Schedule: June 2021 – December 2021

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Independently design single-line diagrams, three-line diagrams, and site layouts for interconnection applications for photovoltaic power plants and battery storage systems
  • Support senior engineers in managing a portfolio of utility interconnection applications from initial submission through project closeout
  • Support senior engineers in reviewing and analyzing utility pre-screen reports, System Impact Studies, and Interconnection Service Agreements
  • Perform medium voltage design work in support of utility interconnection and permitting application processes
  • Interface with a variety of internal and external professional engineering disciplines including civil, structural, and electrical.
  • 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. 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ideal candidate must be enthusiastic, self-motivated, and customer and results oriented.
  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or a related field, or a current student pursuing the same. A concentration in power systems or renewable energy systems is preferred.
  • AutoCAD experience preferred
  • Knowledge of basic electrical principles preferred
  • PVSYST or Helioscope experience 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
  • MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint software proficiency
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as work independently
  • Ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple projects and tasks

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.

PERKS & COMPENSATION

Compensation for this position is hourly. Not only will you get to work and learn from a group of innovative, dedicated, and motivated peers, you will also get access to a Fun, Collaborative, Downtown Office Environment! We provide healthy snacks, coffee, in-office yoga sessions, volunteer opportunities, company outings, and more!

NEXAMP VALUES AND MISSION

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.

 

Sectors

Energy

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