Heliogen Seeks Principal Electrical Engineer

Heliogen is a renewable energy technology company focused on decarbonizing industry and empowering a sustainable civilization. Powered by AI, computer vision, and robotics, Heliogen’s concentrating solar thermal solutions turn sunlight into heat, steam, power or green hydrogen fuel to help industries,

About this role:

The Principal/Staff or Senior Electrical Engineer will report to the Director, Construction Engineering to support the design construction of Heliogen’s facilities. Work with the engineering and construction team to design a functional and optimized operating facility.

Work independently and collaborate with engineering firms to design a functional and optimized operating facility. Activities may include:

  • Oversee projects through the full life cycle
  • Determine engineering scope and set up an engineering work plan for the electrical discipline on complex engineering projects
  • Develop electrical drawings, single line diagrams, load flow lists, specifications/datasheets, electrical design calculations, load studies, system loss calculations, wire and equipment schedules and other deliverables to support FEED package and detailed engineering.
  • Perform power sizing calculations for plant equipment and components used in complex industrial systems.
  • Ability to determine local electrical code requirements for Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ)
  • Review and approval of engineering contractor deliverables such as equipment designs, specifications, grounding requirements, back-up power design, etc.
  • Provide RFP support for bidding contractors.
  • Identify issues and opportunities as well as help clarify areas of complexity during all phases of the engineering design work.
  • Provide construction support, owning transmittals, submittals and requests for information from construction team.
  • Interface with other discipline engineers to develop interdisciplinary drawings and specifications
  • Perform or participate in electrical and reliability related risk and safety assessments
  • Participate in Site Layout, 3D Model, and P&ID Reviews, as well as safety reviews (HAZID, HAZOP/ SIL) for FEED and projects.
  • Site visits may be required (~10-15% of time)
  • Work package technical review to support safe and reliable construction, start-up, and commissioning

Location: Houston, Texas or Pasadena, California

Working arrangement: Hybrid (3 days/week in the office)

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