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Project Engineer (Electrical)

Boise, ID
  • Expired: May 28, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

The Project Engineer (Electrical) will provide performance analysis and design expertise on utility-scale solar and storage projects during the development, design, construction, and asset management phases. Qualified candidates will be electrical engineers experienced in working cross-functionally with a diverse group of internal and external contacts.


Similar Job Titles: Sr. Performance Engineer, Solar Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Solar Development Engineer

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: (Position may include additional functions not listed.)
  • Evaluate equipment performance and specifications, working with equipment suppliers to drive technology evolution
  • Create PV and Energy Storage energy production estimates using commercial software programs (e.g., PVsyst), or in-house models
  • Coordinate Independent Engineer due diligence including contract management, reviewing IE reports and IE energy assessments and providing feedback as needed
  • Research new technologies and energy assessment techniques for both PV and Energy Storage
  • Review and provide technical input for key contracts including Interconnection Agreements, Power Purchase Agreements, EPC Agreements, etc.
  • Coordinate with equipment suppliers as needed for maintenance of technology roadmap
  • Create conceptual system design and site layouts for both PV and Energy Storage
  • Provide owner engineering review and approval for projects in all stages of design
  • Drive technical specifications and evaluate scope of work for engineering detailed design contracts
  • Provide detailed oversight and support of contractors and provide technical review of contractor-supplied deliverables
  • Support coordination between project teams including engineering, development, land management, finance, pre-construction, and construction project management
  • Provide value engineering and analysis of design alternatives based on impact on financial returns for both PV and Energy Storage
  • Conduct special engineering studies upon request

QUALIFICATIONS: (Required knowledge, skills, abilities, education, experience, etc.)
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in electrical engineering or related field
  • 3-5 years of electrical engineering experience
  • Experience in electric power industry and PV or Energy Storage preferred
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, including advanced features of Excel
  • Programming and data analytics skills (emphasis on Python) are optional, but beneficial
  • Strong problem solving and analytical abilities
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated with the ability to effectively manage competing deadlines or projects with minimal oversight
  • Committed team player with the ability to develop and maintain productive work relationships
  • Ability and willingness to mentor junior electrical engineers
  • Flexibility conducive to a fast-paced, growing company environment

PHYSICAL & OTHER REQUIREMENTS: (physical, environmental, travel, etc.)
  • Must be located in Boise, Idaho or able to relocate to the area
  • Hybrid work style currently available: about 40% in-office/60% work from home
  • Occasional travel may be required
  • Ability to work in office setting; primarily sedentary; use of normal office machines
  • Availability to work additional hours or weekends as projects demand



  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Clenera pays 100% of employee and dependent premiums for a suite of coverages
  • HSA and FSA plans available
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Retirement Plan (401k)
  • Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation & Public Holidays)
  • Incentive Pay Plan
  • Gym Membership



Boise, ID
83708 USA



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