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Electrical Engineer

Company: Willdan
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Willdan Performance Engineering, a division of Willdan Group, inspires and empowers communities by creating transformational environments. Our clients include school districts; universities; city, county, and state governments; private enterprises; and healthcare facilities. Our guiding principles are as follows:

  • We drive change
  • We think long-term
  • We are courageous experts delivering ambitious solutions
  • Personal growth drives organizational growth; Organizational growth drives personal growth
  • We succeed when we are accountable as a team
  • We cultivate diverse, equitable, and inclusive teams committed to serving our communities

We are currently looking for an electrical engineer to expand our Distributed Energy Resources work. The selected candidate will become a part of a growing organization with year-over-year revenue growth, competitive benefits, and a diverse project workload. The job responsibilities and required skills are described below.


The Electrical Design Engineer is responsible for leading the design of building energy conservation projects with a focus on Electrical Infrastructure Systems, Solar PV Systems, Battery Storage Systems, Microgrids, and Electric Vehicle Charging Systems. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering. The candidate must have experience in design and construction of distributed energy resource systems (solar PV, battery energy storage, electric vehicle charging). The ideal candidate will also demonstrate success in the following skills and abilities:


  • Be fully capable of leading design teams in meeting the project goals in a team-focused environment.
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrates the ability to communicate ideas and concepts in both written and oral form.
  • Experience with facility electrical distribution systems is required.
  • Solar PV design experience is required.
  • Installation or construction administration experience is desirable.
  • Microgrid design and construction experience is preferred.
  • Experience with Energy Toolbase software is a plus.
  • Experience with relevant IECC and NEC codes preferred.
  • Experience with Revit is a plus.
  • Some travel is required.
  • Candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Office products.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Design solar PV systems, battery storage systems, and electric vehicle charging systems for a wide variety of clients. Develop full construction drawing sets and engineering specifications for each project.
  • Design and deliver one-line diagrams, plan drawings, and site plans for bidding and construction.
  • Respond to contractor submittals, AHJ reviews, and RFIs according to project requirements, codes, client goals, and our business interest.
  • Accountable for project design compliance with engineering principles, company standards, customer contract requirements and related specifications.
  • Write persuasive documents describing facility improvement opportunities and solutions. Present findings clearly and professionally to peers and clients.
  • Communicate effectively with a diverse range of customers to determine needs and applications relative to special installations and adaptations.
  • Interact with sales, project management, construction, and commissioning to deliver a high-quality outcome.
  • Develop and/or maintain a network of vendor technology partners offering innovative DER solutions and regularly integrate different DER components into customer solutions.
  • General knowledge of codes and specifications required by federal, state, and local agencies, as well as recommended practices for our projects nationally.

EEO Non-Discrimination and ADA Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

Willdan is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, religious creed, color, age marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, religion, military service or veteran status, disability, medical condition, childbirth and related medical conditions, genetic testing, reproductive status or any other classification protected by federal, state or local laws and ordinances. Willdan does not discriminate on the basis of physical or mental disability where the essential functions of the job can be reasonably accommodated. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify us.

Keywords: Willdan, Los Angeles , Electrical Engineer, Other , Los Angeles, California

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