EPC Electrical Engineer in Santa Fe Springs, CA at CSI Electrical Contractors, Inc

Date Posted: 6/21/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

As a part of growing in house engineering team at CSI, the Electrical Engineer-I will bring team player approach with vast knowledge of electrical engineering principles and experience. You will be responsible for working on project proposals and existing projects at the same time. You will be responsible for solar PV & BESS electrical design, field construction and installation means & methods development & optimization, Design of DC, MV and communication collection systems, cable trench, U/G duct bank, A/G raceways. Relocation Assistance (may be available)

Company Overview:

Founded in 1990, CSI Electrical Contractors, Inc. has emerged as a leader in highly technical and innovative electrical design and construction. We are a trusted contractor that handles any commercial, industrial, or one-of-a-kind challenge diverse industries, such as aerospace, biotech/pharmaceutical, education, healthcare, entertainment, hospitality, manufacturing, and retail, to name a few. We work hard to build better projects, better systems, better tools, and more importantly better lives for our employees, customers, and partners. From the top down, CSI is committed to the safety and well-being of our employees – and it shows. We’re proud to celebrate 31 years of commitment to do all things with excellence for our customers, ourselves, and our craft. We Build Better. 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for developing preliminary design concepts based on engineering principles for solar PV system design for RFPs. Provide necessary support and documentation to Estimating, Business Development & Proposal team
  • Responsible for developing/contributing detailed design concepts for solar PV system design for awarded projects
  • Responsible for providing long term detailed design & optimization support for solar PV system design for sole sourced projects from clients
  • Develop, update and use electrical engineering calculation tools to come up with cable, conduit, OCPD and other electrical equipment sizing based on project requirements
  • Work with Estimating, Procurement, Project management & Construction team to provide on-going support with design concepts and design optimization of the solar PV systems
  • Work with CAD designers to guide through well designed solar PV site layouts, single line diagrams and other design drawings and details
  • Develop and maintain the database for different equipment involved in solar PV design and improve the same time to time
  • Contribution for construction details and Bill of Material for various construction work packages within solar PV project
  • Develop/contribute to design process from conceptual level to constructible level for multiple solar PV projects
  • Review Utility interconnection documents like Facility studies, interconnection agreements or Power Purchase Agreements
  • Develop the Pvsyst energy generation models for proposals as well as awarded projects
  • Observe, record and calculate contractual Utility PV Performance Testing & Commissioning obligations
  • Apply innovative engineering principles for cost optimization of utility scale solar PV systems, develop design matrices and maintain the same for future reference
  • Provide support to Procurement team and Project Engineers regarding any engineering related issues or questions for awarded projects
  • Attend mandatory training sessions on new products, installation methodology, and safety
  • Use of company suggested means and methods for effective & fast communication with internal and external teams
  • Develop expertise with modules, racking, inverters and the drivers associated for a proper design of utility scale solar PV projects
  • Ability to understand manufacturer’s design parameters, application limitations and installation guidelines.
  • Familiar with creating engineered solar PV site plans and single line drawings (DC and AC systems)
  • Ability to prioritize, multitask, and follow through on assigned tasks and projects with minimal supervision
  • Able to work in a fast-moving environment while maintaining a positive attitude in stressful situations
  • High level of organizational skills and professionalism
  • Salary/wage is Dependent on Experience


  • Microsoft Teams for Internal Communication
  • AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • PVsyst
  • SAM
  • ETAP
  • PVSOL (BESS Design)
  • Any other package as required

The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change, or rescind work assignments and to make reasonable accommodations as needed.

This position is classified as exempt, meaning more than 50% of the employee's time is spent performing exempt job duties consistent with this job description. If the employee finds the actual job duties change from those described herein, so the employee is not performing exempt duties more than 50 % of the time, the employee must immediately inform management.

Job Requirements

Qualification Requirements:

  • BS in Electrical Engineering or any other related engineering stream
  • 3 years min. work experience in Solar PV Design or construction industry
  • 3+ years’ experience with Electrical Engineering and/or work related to Solar PV or any other Renewable Energy Construction projects
  • Professional experience with Utility PV Engineering Contract deliverables in EPC setting
  • Must be proficient in AutoCAD, PVsyst and Microsoft Office
  • Electrical engineering simulation software experience a plus
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints and specifications
  • The ideal candidates are individuals who are team players, are solution-minded, and are always looking for ways to improve processes, efficiency and communication


  • Amazing Company Culture - We have a culture of trust, teamwork, performance, and commitment that drives our success.
  • Competitive Salaries - We pride ourselves in offering above industry average salaries based on talent and experience.
  • 401K Matching & Profit Sharing - We believe good work should be rewarded and provide a 50% 401k match up to 6% and annual profit sharing.
  • Awesome Health, Dental, & Vision Insurance - We provide a wide variety of insurance options to meet you and your family’s needs. Our base coverage is FREE for Single coverage, and we cover 75% for families. 

Our Values:

  • We strive to do the right thing always. We are committed to being honest and trustworthy and we always deliver on our promises.
  • We have a deep respect for our customers, each other, and our families. We treat every project as our own and are driven to provide the best customer experience and final product.
  • We believe that building better includes making intentional investments in our people and communities. Because of this, CSI gives back a percentage of our profits to local and national charities that are near and dear to our hearts.

Position may be subject to pre-employment screening, which may include background check and drug testing. Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process, contact our Employment Hotline at 1-855-635-1321.   

MYR Group, Inc. and our subsidiaries are proud to be Equal Opportunity Employers. We promote diversity of thought, culture, and background, which connects our family of brands. We are committed to a work environment that supports, inspires, and respects all individuals and in which personnel processes are merit-based and applied without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, national or ethnic origin, military service status, or other protected characteristics. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.  

MYR Group does not sponsor applicants for work visas. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer.  

MYR Group, Inc. and our subsidiaries do not work with any third-party recruiters or agencies without a valid signed agreement and partnership with the Corporate Talent Acquisition Team.