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Senior Electrical Engineer/Renewables

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Discover your full potential. At Tetra Tech, we are working together for the future of our world. We combine engineering and science with advanced analytics and technology to solve the world’s most complex challenges.  Our innovation hubs across the globe will enable you to share ideas and best practices while growing your professional network. Wherever you are in your career journey, you will benefit from working with world-class engineers, scientists, and technologists.


Join us today. You will be proud to be a part of a company built on Leading with Science.


Tetra Tech’s commitment to hiring the best talent in the industry and helping them thrive professionally is stronger than ever. Our Denver based power group is seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer/Renewables to join the renewable energy team. This position can be located in any of our office locations in the US.  You will be a key member of a consulting team evaluating project needs and providing solutions in support of power generation projects. Your primary responsibilities will include developing conceptual and detailed designs for power projects as well as providing technical reviews of major project components and evaluating electrical designs of electrical systems produced by others.  Our focus is on renewable energy projects but there is opportunity to work on conventional energy projects as well.



  • Apply knowledge of renewable energy systems, including solar photovoltaic (PV), Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS), combustion generation, standby power and knowledge of associated microgrid design principles.
  • Apply knowledge of one-line drawings, wiring diagrams, and electrical equipment
  • Apply knowledge of power systems ranging from 480V to 35kV distribution and transmission systems.
  • Routinely interact with clients
  • Engages in the development of a design through sketches, electronic models, diagrams, and other visual formats.
  • Prepares and revises documentation in various electrical phases including site plans, floor plans, diagrams, and details.
  • Leads the preparation and coordination of the project specifications with construction documents.
  • Develops project scope, budgets, and design approach for all size projects.
  • Assists with the development of proposal.
  • Develop conceptual and detailed designs for new generating stations (wind, solar, bio fuels, and conventional).
  • Review the electrical system design produced by others
  • Perform electrical equipment reviews including individual components, control systems, and system architectures.
  • Perform pre-construction reviews, construction monitoring, and completion reviews from the office and on-site.
  • Review generating station interconnection to the grid.
  • Mentor junior engineering staff
  • Provide technical support in writing proposals and play a key role in go no-go decision making on new electrical focused projects.


  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering with a focus on power systems.
  • 10+ years of experience working in electrical design related areas including electrical design of energy projects, and electronic component technology development and analysis.
  • Demonstrated understanding of current electrical designs including appropriate codes and best practices; grounding methods and construction practices; control systems
  • Demonstrated understanding of interconnection agreements.
  • Professional Engineer’s license and willingness to get licensing in multiple states.
  • Working knowledge of ETAP and SKM software, including utility modeling conducting load flow analysis, arc fault and coordination studies.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in energy storage applications
  • Experience in renewables (wind, solar, bio)
  • Experience with utility scale solar generation design, construction, operation, and/or development.

At Tetra Tech, health and safety play a vital role in our success.  Tetra Tech’s employees work together to comply with all applicable health & safety practices and protocols, including health orders and regulations related to COVID-19 that are mandated by local, state, and federal authorities as well as project requirements.


About Tetra Tech:

Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 400 locations around the world. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees— 21,000 associates working together to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international developmentExplore our open positions at https://www.tetratech.com/en/careers. LinkedIn: @TetraTechCareers Twitter: @TetraTechJobs Facebook: @TetraTechCareers


At Tetra Tech, we provide a collaborative environment that supports individual performance, innovation, and creativity. We are proud to offer competitive compensation and benefits. Learn more by visiting http://www.tetratech.com/en/benefits


Tetra Tech is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity and inclusion are among Tetra Tech’s core values. Throughout our history, the company has prioritized equitable inclusion of all people.  All qualified candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, military or veteran status, gender, age, abilities, sexual orientation, and gender identity.   We invite resumes from all interested parties.  Please visit our website at www.tetratech.com to see the array of diverse services and exciting projects we are currently working on.


Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.


Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran.


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