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Power Engineers Renewables Senior Project Engineer (REMOTE) in Boise, Idaho

Renewables Senior Project Engineer (REMOTE)



Department:Power Delivery Renewables II Dept


Renewables Senior Project Engineer

POWER Engineers, Inc. is seeking a Senior Project Engineer for our Renewables Business Unit. This position reports to the Denver, Colorado office with the ability to work remotely from a mutually agreed upon location.

The successful candidate will perform aspects of conventional design engineering and analysis in the power delivery market while taking the lead in strategic business unit initiatives. The successful applicant will work with engineers and designers on multi-discipline projects interfacing directly with clients in the renewables market. Completion of these functions requires technical competence in primary production roles and leadership competence in working with renewables clients and mentoring/supervising team members assigned to projects. Candidates will apply advanced engineering techniques and analyses to solve project-related problems. This engineer will be expected to work closely with the project management team, dealing directly with clients and providing input for marketing and strategy development. Excellent written and oral communications skills are required to be successful in this position.


  • Grow and manage relationships with renewables clients.

  • Mentor less experienced staff in renewables project execution.

  • Perform and direct others in the execution of medium to extra high voltage utility renewables projects across substations, distribution, transmission line, protective relaying, SCADA, telecommunications, and studies disciplines.

  • Ensure POWER quality procedures are followed and that the team is resourced in an optimal manner.

  • Manage all schedule, budget, and quality of assigned projects, including cost estimating.

  • Working with Project Manager (PM) ensuring quality standards are met.

  • Assisting the PM in evaluating the upcoming resource needs for specific design activities.

  • Perform QA/QC for deliverables to clients across multiple offices.

  • Experience leading large proposal efforts.

  • Experience in managing 5 or more people on a project team.

  • Experience filling the role of project engineer for several projects occurring concurrently.

  • Required Education/Experience

  • BSEE/BSCE or BSEET/BSCET degree, from an accredited university preferably with a power option or equivalent experience

Desired Education/Experience:

  • Professional Engineer certification or ability to obtain within one year

  • Ten (10) + years of experience in the planning, design, and/or operation of substations, overhead and/or underground transmission/distribution lines (4 kV through 500kV)

  • The candidate must have strong command of the English language with good written and oral communication skills in-order to work effectively with internal team members and external client personnel

At POWER Engineers, you can have a rewarding career on every level. Our philosophy is simple: Do Good Work. Have Fun. Make Money.

You’ll work on fun and challenging projects and initiatives. You’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on society and the environment. And you’ll find the support, coaching and training it takes to advance your career.

Since we’re employee-owned, we get to make POWER a great place to work. That includes providing competitive compensation, professional development and a full benefit package:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision

  • Maternity Leave

  • Parental Leave

  • Paid Holidays

  • Vacation/Paid Sick Leave

  • Voluntary Life Insurance

  • 401K

POWER is a fun engineering firm. That might seem contradictory to some, but it works for us!

Salary Range: $85k-$138k DOE


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