Medium Voltage Electrical Engineer ( HYBRID )
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BlueWave has an immediate opening for a Medium Voltage and Substation Electrical Engineer to support Interconnection through construction activities of the MV side of the AC collection system for solar projects 1MW – 250MW.  

About us:

BlueWave's vision is to protect our planet by transforming access to renewable energy.  As a pioneering renewable energy company that develops and owns solar and battery storage projects.  BlueWave has developed and built more than 150 MW of solar projects to date and is actively developing battery storage projects to ensure our grid is reliable and efficient in a clean energy future.  As built, these projects collectively generate enough solar energy to avoid more than 144,000 metric tons of carbon emissions annually.  BlueWave is proud to be a certified B Corp, recognized by B Labs as "Best in the World" in Governance.  


BlueWave provides employees with a robust benefits package including unlimited paid time off, dedicated volunteer days, summer Fridays and 13 paid holidays. In addition, we offer a 401k and Roth 401K option with company match, subsidized health, dental and vision plans, as well as life insurance and long/short-term disability.

Inclusion at BlueWave:

As a mission-driven B Corp, as environmentalists, and as humans, we hold ourselves accountable to creating a workforce that celebrates diversity on our team and within our communities. Our inclusive culture and core values inspire us to develop more innovative, bolder solutions to support our customers and partners in the solar industry. When you join BlueWave, you join a collaborative team doing all that we can to be transparent, sustainable, and inclusive as we fight for our shared vision of protecting the planet.

  • Developing and maintaining a long-range strategic capital plan regarding the operations & maintenance of electrical distribution system
  • Providing technical assistance in the areas of medium voltage (600V to 34.5KV) distribution equipment, substations, transformer, switchgear, MV cable and MV motors/generators
  • Providing power systems analysis for load flow and voltage drop, short circuit studies, equipment protection and coordination, and arc flash studies. Knowledgeable with SKM Power Tools for Windows. 
  • Providing power quality analysis as needed relating to harmonics and system disturbances
  • Project management support and Project Electrical Engineer function for projects, includeing oversight of contract project engineers
  • Providing MV Engineering assistance for the day-to-day operations and maintenance of owned assets
  • Providing technical guidance to EHS group relating to electrical safety compliance with applicable NFPA standards
  • 25%-30% travel expected for the position for office and site visits as needed
  • Remote applicants must be willing to travel to the Boston office at least once a month

Required Qualifications:  

  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in the engineering, construction and design of power plants, cogeneration and/or other multi-disciplinary, energy-intensive industrial processes
  • Work related to solar or energy storage a plus
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • PE License 
  • Ability to run models such as PSCAD, PSSE, PSLF, SKM, Aspen

BlueWave is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and will do so by actively seeking to hire and promote diverse individuals throughout the company.

Providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment is critical to our identity and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, handicap (disability), sexual orientation, gender identity/ or expression, genetics, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, military status or obligation or other protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.