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Director of Engineering - Wind and Solar Engery

Location: Chicago, Illinois
Job # 9242224
Date Posted: 04-27-2017
Our client, a growing global firm in the renewable energy field is seeking a Director of Engineering to join their North American team. 
 
Our client offers:
  • Competitive Compensation Plan and Great Benefits
  • Great Downtown Location
  • Stable book of business to be developed in the upcoming years
 
Responsibilities:
  • Head the Engineering function, including electrical and civil engineering staff; including recruitment, hiring and training.
  • Direct engineering consulting support to the development team for all projects under consideration.
  • Guide the development of design criteria for Electrical and Foundation Systems associated with renewable generating facilities, including substations and transmission lines.
  • Prepare supporting calculations, equipment specifications, engineering reports, diagrams and related data tables; support of equipment procurement, construction and commissioning phases of project.
  • Monitor renewable energy generation projects in excess of $100M in various stages of development
  • Lead engineering consulting support to project managers in the preliminary design and engineering of roads, foundations, collection system and substations.
  • Grow the development of employees by providing constructive feedback and continuous coaching/mentoring. Identify further training and education to enhance employee growth and continued job performance improvement. Maintain required training certifications and proficiencies for self and team.
Requirements:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Electrical Engineering, PE preferred
  • 5 – 10 years of Design and Engineering of energy or heavy industrial facilities with a preference for renewable energy industry experience.
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