Iberdrola USA Project Engineering Manager in Portland, Oregon


Business and Department

Portland Corporate Office Portland,OR


Provide general specifications (general criteria and standards) for renewable projects, including criteria for

The Engineering Manager – Global Technical Services, Engineering & Networks will support engineering activity associated with existing, new, and potential renewable energy projects with principal focus on electrical configuration, components, and utility interconnections. The Engineering Manager, under guidance of the discipline Director – Electrical, will provide development support, engineering analysis and design necessary to reach sound conclusions and recommendations relative to performance, economic feasibility, and operations of proposed or existing energy facilities. The Engineering Manager will manage basic engineering as required to reach full project approval and handoff to Engineering and Construction for project execution. Primary duties include:

electrical and control design, major equipment (circuit breakers, transformers, switchgear, etc.) and components needed to guarantee Grid Code compliance.

interconnection requirements and manage design optimization and resource assessment.

layout, cost assumptions and evaluation, technical input to permitting activities and design/construct design basis development.

and implementation process. Manage electrical studies oriented to define the main electrical parameters of the project and components, including preparation of one line schematic diagrams and interconnect data sheets, review and input into completed interconnection study reports, and to define all grid integration / interconnectionrequirements (load flow studies, short circuit studies, energy quality studies, dynamic studies, etc.)

design basis and scope documentation.

Serve as technical interface with Development and Transmission teams for project development. Define alternative configurations for design of renewable projects to meet reliability, protection, and

Support and manage the preliminary transmission, substation and collection system design and electrical

Coordinate engineering efforts with permitting requirements to ensure designs respect wetlands, sensitive

Support renewable energy project development processes, including timely electrical design and project

Support the project's transmission interconnection planning, contracting, transmission owner coordination

Coordinate engineering efforts with Generation Control Systems requirements to ensure designs meet

Coordinate and manage external engineering and collaborate with internal technical staff for project issues

areas, stormwater treatment, erosion and sedimentation requirements, and all other identified constraints.

reliability and protection requirements and all other identified constraints.

including interconnection, permitting, meteorology, land, estimating and other areas throughout the project's development, with consideration of construction and operations concerns and requirements.

other departments.

thoroughly understood.

of approved projects.

Assist in project prioritization, including technical due diligence and resource management in conjunction with

Support the engineering and construction team as needed during the detailed design and construction phase

Support the internal review and approval process to ensure project risks are identified, addressed and

Ensure all relevant internal controls are followed and develop new controls as needed.


8 years experience in electric generation project development or project management, with 4 years

Working knowledge of renewable energy industry construction practices. Proven experience with vendor management, vendor selection and contracting/procurement. Demonstrated oral and written communication skills, including effective negotiating and dispute resolution

Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or an equivalent in education and experience.

experience in substation development or design.


power system analysis and Outlook.

Preference may be given to candidates with the following:

10+ years experience in renewables project engineering and construction. Professional registration in electrical engineering

Up to 50% travel required, depending on level of project development activity.

Proficiency using personal computer tools such as Word, Excel, MS Project, Google Earth, AutoCAD, Visio,

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check, references, drug screen, verification of legal right to work in the U.S., and in some cases, a credit check. A credit check will be administered when a prospective employee will be working in Finance, Accounting, Treasury or where duties may involve handling of funds, accounts or cash.

Avangrid Renewables is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, status as an individual with a disability, or any other status or class protected by federal or state law.

Full Time Exempt

Company: Avangrid Renewables

Department: Engineering

Job Title: Project Engineering Manager

Location: Portland, OR

REFERENCE: 5096222701

Publication date: 15.06.2018