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Electrical Engineer

Position Type: Full time, Permanent

Location: Emeryville, California 

Education Required: Bachelor of Science, or equivalent degree in electrical engineering, ocean engineering or related disciplines. 

Functions: Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Drafting & Modeling

Position Start: ASAP

 

General Description

With several ongoing offshore floating wind projects in progress, the candidate will design electrical and control systems in the WindFloat platforms. Integrated in the Marine Systems Team and reporting to its Lead, the chosen candidate will work alongside a team of inter-disciplinary engineers and drafters. Work will focus on electrical and control systems used to power and control the platforms ballast systems, lighting systems, ventilation systems, etc. The selected candidate will also assist with fabrication yard support.

 

Main Accountabilities:

  • Authoring of requirement and functional specifications

  • Development of Engineering Analysis Reports (Electrical Load Studies, Cable Sizing, Short Circuit Analysis, etc)

  • Drafting of 2D Engineering Drawing Sets for Electrical & Instrumentation Systems (Single Line Diagrams, P&ID’s)

  • 3D modeling of electrical systems including panels, panel supports and cable trays

  • Writing of Equipment Specifications, Datasheets, Material Requisitions, and Technical Bid Evaluations

  • Contributing to Operating and Maintenance manuals

  • Assisting with various fabrication deliverables such as BOMs, Technical Queries, etc

  • Interfacing with engineers from other company disciplines (Structural, Hydrodynamic, Installation, Mooring) to ensure project requirements are met

  • Supporting work in shipyards and offshore globally (less than 10-20% travel)

 

Education Required:

  • Bachelor of Science, or equivalent degree in electrical engineering, ocean engineering or related disciplines.  Prior experience in marine industries (ship design, offshore energy) or industrial design will be considered as an advantage

 

Required Professional Experience:

  • 3+ years of experience designing low voltage electrical distribution systems

 

Required Knowledge:

  • Working knowledge of basic electrical academic principles

  • Electrical panel and control panel design experience is preferred

  • Knowledge of Electrical industry standards: ABS, DNVGL, IEC, ISO, ASTM, IEEE, etc

  • Proficient in 2D Drafting programs such as AutoCAD® preferred

  • Experience in 3D modeling programs such as Solidworks® is advantageous

  • Proficient with Microsoft tools, namely Word and Excel

  • Knowledge of the offshore wind, offshore oil & gas, or maritime industry

  • English proficiency is mandatory both written and spoken

 

Other Requirements:

  • Autonomous, systematic, and detail oriented

  • Team player and ability to work well with international interfaces

  • Experience working in a multi-cultural and multi-time zone environment would be beneficial

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Autonomous, systematic, and detail oriented

  • Meticulous and persistent

  • Self-motivated

  • Team player and ability to work well with international interfaces

  • Travel: Occasional travel to Principle Power office locations in the US, Portugal, France, and other locations as well as to shipyard and commissioning sites in Europe and elsewhere

  • Authorization to work in the United States for any employer

 

Please reply with motivation letter to: careers@principlepowerinc.com