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Project Engineer - Solar

Solar  Richmond, VA  Al corriente: 9/1/2021
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Up to 3 Months

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BHI Energy | Staffing Solutions (SSG) is looking candidates for one of our key clients for their Solar Project Engineer for a contract opportunity based in Richmond, VA with possible remote work.


Job Summary - Project Engineer

Our client is increasing its annual installed solar generating capacity from about 300MWac to 1,000MWac per year. The Project Construction organization includes creating new natural & renewable gas and electric generating assets including nuclear, wind, solar, and gas turbine. The solar group is organized into several sequential teams; Development, Diligence, Pre-Construction, Execution, and Close-Out.


Essential Job Functions & Tasks

  • The Project Engineer is a technical coordinator of engineering tasks.
  • Geotechnical Investigation by Dev Owners Engineer (OE)
  • Real Estate Survey: Boundary & Topo by Dev OE
  • Solar Site Design by Dev OE
  • Land Utilization by Dev OE
  • Review all Development Information submitted by Dev OE or acquired by external Developer
  • Review/Revise EPC Specifications
  • Energy Performance by OE
  • Coordinate Review of EPC Submittals by OE
  • Manage the Request For Information (RFI) process
  • Develop Project-Specific EPC Exhibits
  • Confirm project AC capacity and design for Interconnection
  • Review EPC proposals and identify spec deviations and exclusions from EPC bid required standards
  • Review EPC proposal site plans and technical data
  • Review EPC proposed spec changes with internal stakeholders (OPS, Environmental, Safety, Security etc.
  • Review Zoning/Land Use Permit requirements
  • Provide and coordinate project information for EPC RFP process


Requisitos de trabajo


Qualifications and Experience

  • Candidate should have experience and knowledge of the following:
  • Environmental studies, including:
  • Stream and Wetlands delineation
  • Rare, Threatened and Endangered species habitat and population surveys
  • Phase 1 ESA
  • Cultural, Archaeological, and Historical surveys
  • Civil Surveys and Design, including:
  • Topography Evaluation
  • Boundary and ALTA Surveys
  • Geotechnical and Pile Load Testing
  • Grading, Stormwater, and Erosion and Sediment Control
  • Solar Site Conceptual Design, including:
  • Site Plan for Zoning Permitting
  • Preliminary Array Layout
  • Buffers and Setbacks
  • Easements and Right-Of-Ways
  • Knowledge of utility scale solar
  • Ability to work independently on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Demonstrated experience with reading and writing technical/construction specifications
  • Minimum 5 years as project engineer or assisting a project manager in multi-functional teams in a matrix environment.
  • Must have Solar experience - please ensure solar experience is CLEARLY identifiable in the resume or the comments section


Engineering degree; Environmental/Civil preferred

Apply now! BHI Energy’s Talent and Placement Specialists are waiting for your application.

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Julie DuVall
(508) 591-1191


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