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Sr. Electrical Engineer (Offshore)


Boston, MA, US, n/a


RWE Renewables Americas LLC 

 To start as soon as possible, Full time, Permanent


RWE Renewables is growing its US based engineering team to develop new offshore wind opportunities and deliver on its existing portfolio including its 3GW Community Offshore Wind Project in the New York Bight and our floating wind project off the coast of Maine.    We are now seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer to assist us in progressing our North American offshore wind development projects towards construction. The Engineer will sit in RWE Renewables’ Electrical Systems & Project Engineering team, supporting the Project’s Engineering and Package Managers.  Support will be provided by technical experts in the Electrical Components team and Electrical Engineering colleagues working on similar projects worldwide.


Key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Ensure that the highest level of health, safety, and environmental are incorporated into designs and standards
  • Responsible for design of balance of plant packages including transmission, substation, collection, protection, control, and metering systems.
  • Responsible for specification and evaluation of electrical equipment.
  • Responsible for grid code compliance and interconnection requirements.
  • Provide engineering technical support for power system modeling and studies
  • Develop and maintain the electrical engineering standards
  • Support development of engineering processes and procedures
  • Reduce the levelized cost of energy through innovation
  • Support the regulatory and compliance processes and requirements
  • Engage with vendors and suppliers to identify project needs and programs to deliver new technologies and supply chains to enable offshore wind in the US.
  • Manage engineering subcontractors’ delivery of engineering studies, reports, analysis, and engineering in early stage projects into project delivery.
  • Provide general and specialist engineering knowledge as needed


Qualifications and Knowledge

  • Engineering degree from an accredited university in Electrical Engineering or relevant background Master degree preferred
  • 5+ years of industry experience in relevant field
  • Licensed Professional Engineer, or relevant experiences managing design and owners engineering teams
  • Experience in Offshore Wind, Onshore Wind, Onshore Solar, Offshore Oil and Gas, or other large engineering infrastructure projects
  • Familiar with industry codes and standards applicable to offshore wind projects
  • Good communicator and excellent team player
  • Ability to work in hybrid work environment (office and remote).
  • Good organizational skills and experience of project management.
  • Demonstrable experience of working effectively in an international business
  • Willing to travel domestically and internationally.
  • Fluent in spoken and written English

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RWE represents change, innovation and sustainability. As one of the world’s leading generators of electricity from renewable energy sources, we aim to be carbon-neutral by 2040 and to enable a sustainable life for people around the world. To achieve this, we are looking for dynamic and motivated people to join us in creating a sustainable and secure energy future.


RWE Renewables GmbH, based in Essen, Germany, is RWE’s youngest subsidiary and one of the world’s leading companies in the field of renewable energies. With an international team of around 3,500 employees, we are drivers of the energy transition – and provide electricity for a sustainable life. Our total capacity of more than 9 gigawatts results from onshore and offshore wind parks, photovoltaic plants and battery storage. We focus on growth: on the American continent, on the European core markets and on new markets in the Asia-Pacific region.

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