Director, Electrical Engineering

Washington, DC
7 days ago
Full time role



Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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Job Description

Does working for a fast paced, growing company that is making a difference in our environment excite you? Do you have a passion for making our environment better for this generation and the ones that follow? Let’s make a difference together. Join our team! 


We are seeking a Director of Electrical Engineering who is responsible for technical leadership, support, and direction to the Design Engineering team in all aspects of PV and BESS for DG and Utility Scale projects.   

The Director, Electrical Engineering will drive QA/QC and value engineering of all designs to provide quality, safe, high performing and cost-effective designs.  This role requires an experienced electrical engineer with deep knowledge in electrical infrastructure up to 35kV, including in-depth knowledge and expertise in SCADA, protective relaying and controls, and a strong working knowledge in applicable national codes including NEC and NESC.    

As a technical expert in PV and BESS electrical engineering and an organizational leader, the Director of Electrical Engineering will provide mentorship and guidance in SOP development, training, and technical development in all areas of electrical design for the Engineering team.  This will be accomplished through technical expertise, innovative ideas, collaboration with internal stakeholders and establishing personal relationships with the key proponents of in business development, CED operations, grid integration, supply chain, deployment, and asset management.  A balance of soft skills, technical acumen, and an innovative thinker will be empowered to lead the team to be an engineering leader in our industry.    


  • Lead Nexamp’s internal electrical engineering department in all phases of solar and energy storage development, construction, and asset management 
  • Lead the department in reviewing electrical designs through all phases of project development, design, and construction, perform advanced electrical modeling, and review equipment test reports and shop drawings 
  • Lead the department in preparing and managing witness test procedures, overseeing commissioning and witness testing in the field, as well as managing team members performing the same duties 
  • Manage departmental and company-level relationships with a network of 3rd party electrical engineers performing design reviews, professional services, PSSE and PSCAD modeling, and relay testing, programming, and commissioning  
  • Provide guidance, direction, and mentorship to the Engineering team to value engineer all projects so the organization can efficiently and cost effectively build safe and quality DG and Utility Scale commercial solar and storage projects nationwide 
  • Train and mentor engineering department personnel, enabling professional growth, and facilitating company expansion by developing overall team capability  
  • Support the VP, Engineering by providing priorities of work, feedback on initiatives, and establishing new focus areas to drive continuous improvement 
  • Provide senior management and C-level executives accurate and timely engineering analytics and reporting when required 


  • 6 years of relevant electrical engineering experience 
  • 2 years of solar PV experience 
  • 2 years of engineering management 
  • PE License 

If you don’t meet 100% of the above qualifications, but see yourself contributing, please submit an application.  We encourage people from minority or marginalized groups to apply.

At Nexamp, our mission is building the future of energy, so it is clean, simple, and accessible for all. We believe a diverse team brings different perspectives and experiences, thus benefiting our work. We are committed to providing a work environment free from discrimination. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against applicants on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. By encouraging a culture where ideas and decisions come from all people, we believe it will help us grow, innovate, and be a part of environmental and social change.


Not only will you get to work with a group of innovative, dedicated, and motivated peers, you will also have access to all the benefits that Nexamp offers! This includes: our competitive compensation package; a 401(k) employer-match; health, dental, & vision insurance starting day one; Flexible Paid Time Off and Holiday PTO; Commuter Benefits, Cell Phone Reimbursement; as well as a hybrid work environment, headquartered in Boston, MA with a fun, collaborative, downtown office! We provide healthy snacks, coffee, yoga sessions, volunteer opportunities, company outings, and more!


Building the future of energy so it is clean, simple and accessible.

Nexamp is building the energy infrastructure of tomorrow and reinventing the way people interact with the electricity that powers their lives. By deploying a distributed network of locally sourced clean energy, we seek to reduce the negative effects of climate change. Our team’s diverse experience drives innovation from the ground up and with a singular passion: to deliver an accessible and sustainable energy future for all.


Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Nexamp is leading the transformation to the new energy economy with proven solutions for the deployment and operation of solar ...

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