Electrical Engineer - Front End Development

Posted 24 November 2022
Salary Negotiable
DisciplineEnergy Recruitment
Contact NameAdrian Davidson

Job description

We have a current opportunity for a Electrical Engineer - Front End Development on a contract basis.

Our client is a Global Energy Company working on the New York Bight project. If you are eligible to work in the US and are looking for a new career with a major player, committed to delivering a low carbon future, send your CV or requests for further information.

The Electrical Engineer will support the development and construction of offshore wind projects, focusing on performing and reviewing electrical designs for offshore wind projects.


  • 50% Provide technical support for the electrical design of offshore wind, including the inter-array cabling, export cabling, onshore cable landing and offshore substation. Review the geoscience and geotechnical reports necessary for the design of the cable system.

  • 30% Develop software tools to support the design of renewables projects (offshore and onshore).

  • 10% Participate in project team meetings, due diligence review and cross discipline cooperation.

  • 5% Stay on the cutting edge of technology and to develop and maintain relationships with offshore electrical potential service providers who can support the projects.

  • 5% Other duties as assigned.


  • 2 years of relevant work experience

  • Requires a BSc EE degree or equivalent experience

  • Recommended skills within electrical design, power system analysis and offshore electrical design, HVAC and HVDC systems, power cables


  • Good analytical skills

  • Creative and innovative

  • Excellent communication skills to convey technical concepts to business and technical personnel

  • Demonstrated consistently high levels of performance in all areas of responsibility

  • Highly motivated self-starter, friendly personality, good team player, and can deliver result independently regards to technical troubleshooting

Working Conditions:

85% of time is spent in the office environment, utilizing computers (frequent use of various Microsoft software/programs), phones, and general office equipment. 15% of time is spent outside of the office visiting subcontractors and project stakeholders. At least monthly travel to project site(s) is required.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.