Electrical Engineer – Front End Development

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Job ID 18324
Offshore Wind

Opportunity for an Electrical Engineer (Front End Development) to work directly with one of the world's leading energy businesses as part of a major offshore wind joint venture project in the Atlantic Sea.

The Electrical Engineer will support the development and construction of offshore wind projects, focusing on performing and reviewing electrical designs for offshore wind projects. This is a full-time, permanent position which can be based in either New York, Boston or Houston.


  • Provide technical support for the electrical design of the proposed offshore wind opportunity, including the inter-array cabling, export cabling, onshore cable landing, onshore and offshore substations. In identifying feasible concepts, you will consider the technology choices and overall power system design, ultimately developing SLDs for feasible concepts that include points of interconnection, technology (e.g. ac vs dc), electrical topology and indicative component ratings. Review the geoscience and geotechnical reports necessary for the design of the cable system. Review and advise on interconnection locations and issues, including appropriate dialogue with transmission owners and system operators. Undertaking or managing power system analysis associated with developing feasible concepts. Support final concept select and oversight of the detailed design undertaken by suppliers / contractors during the execution phase of the project.
  • Develop software tools or manage contractors to support the design of renewables projects (offshore and onshore).
  • Participate in project team meetings, due diligence review and cross discipline cooperation.
  • Stay on the cutting edge of technology and to develop and maintain relationships with offshore electrical potential service providers who can support the projects.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering required or equivalent experience
  • 4 years of relevant work experience, ideally including at least a number of the following:
  • Offshore wind concept design development
  • Good/Strong understanding of power system analysis and associated tools
  • Good/Strong electrical plant knowledge (switchgear, transformers, cables, compensation equipment …)
  • AC and DC transmission
  • Experience in interfacing with Transmission Owner's/Operators, ideally including for generation connections and associated grid compliance topics
  • Commercially aware and able to undertake/support cost benefit analysis that compares the relative commercial merits of different concepts
  • Knowledge of the offshore wind market in US and evolving regulations relevant to this role
  • Good analytical skills
  • Creative and innovative
  • Excellent communication skills to convey technical concepts to business and technical personnel
  • Demonstrated consistently high levels of performance in all areas of responsibility
  • Highly motivated self-starter, friendly personality, good team player, and can deliver result independently regards to technical troubleshooting

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