Power Electrical Engineer


As a member of the Engineering team, the candidate will be responsible for helping EVS support our medium and high voltage Electrical Engineering group and work as an Electrical Engineer. The candidate will report to the Power Studies Group Leader.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities
• Assists with project design, specifications and plans

• May review work for Quality Assurance and Quality Control and ensure compliance with EVS quality standards

• May participate in and facilitate meetings with stakeholders and clients

• Helps the power electrical team create models, analyze systems, and write reports for utility and distributed scale solar projects.

• Perform Arc Flash, Short Circuit, and Coordination studies using Etap or SKM

• Perform analysis for wire in trenches using software like AmpCalc or CYMCAP

• May perform Grounding studies using CDEGS or SKM Ground Mat

• May perform Harmonic studies

• May perform Transient studies

• May help with PSSE, PSCAD, or PSLF modeling

• May help with relay settings for Solar projects

• May help the electrical team create full set medium voltage electrical drawings and calculations for Utility and Distributed scale solar projects

• Assist in determining electrical medium voltage conductor sizing and design

• May assist in creating electrical collection system and substation one-line diagrams

• Continuous knowledge gain of PV system components like modules, racking, inverters, transformers, and balance of systems

• Possesses a good understanding of, or has a willingness to learn, the NEC 2020 and IEEE
Standards and keeping up with emerging technologies

• Reviewing shop drawings, responding to request for information (RFIs), and assisting with general construction support services

• May participate in public involvement which may include reports, graphics, presentations, and other visual material

Minimum Qualifications:

• Minimum 2 years’ experience working as an Electrical Engineer for an engineering firm or EPC
• EIT certification or path to move towards certification is preferred
• Prefer background in software such as CYMCAP, AmpCalc, SKM, ETAP, EMTP-RV, PSSE, PSCAD, or CDEGS
• Prefer an understanding of engineering and renewable energy systems
• Knowledge of grounding studies basic theory and methodology
• Knowledge of Coordination, Short Circuit, and Arc Flash studies basic theory and methodology
• Excellent organizational skills: proficient with MS Excel spreadsheets and data management
• Prefer some experience with AutoCAD, manual drafting, and electrical line drawing
• Substation physical design experience preferred
• Some experience with protection and controls desired but not required

• Passionate about the renewable energy business and project development
• Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
• Excellent organizational and time management skills
• Positive and professional attitude

Position Specifications

• Location: Eden Prairie, MN

• Education Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering

• Certification or Licensure Requirements: EIT in Electrical Engineering

• FLSA Status: Exempt/Salaried

Nothing in this position description restricts leadership’s right or ability to assign or reassign duties and/or responsibilities to this job at any time. This description reflects leadership’s assignment of essential functions and does not exclude or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. This position description is subject to change at any time.

To apply, please send resume to Jobs@evs-eng.com

Out of State Candidates:

For those considering relocating to Minnesota to join the EVS team, here is some information about our great state:

Minnesota – The Land of 10,000 Lakes boasts many attractions and activities, both in and out of the Twin Cities area such as, the Mall of America, the city of Duluth, the Boundary Waters, and a lively arts and brewery scene in Minneapolis.

Eden Prairie – EVS has been located in Eden Prairie for the past 20 years. The city of Eden Prairie, located just 10 miles southwest of Minneapolis, was rated by Money magazine as one of the “Best Places to Live” multiple times.

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development published the video below to show the ways in which Minnesota has topped several recent national rankings.