Electrical Engineer

at Actalent in Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description


Manage a portfolio of utility interconnection applications from initial submission through project closeout.

Review and analyze utility pre-screen reports, System Impact Studies, and Interconnection Service Agreements

Lead biweekly utility status calls, maintain utility relationships, and manage utility performance to tariff deadlines.

Coordinate construction requisitions, internal approvals, site visits, final designs, payments, and 3rd party engineering resources for interconnection applications and studies

Maintain consistent records of each project through the interconnection process.

Design and draft single line diagrams, three-line diagrams, and site layouts for utility Interconnection Applications, electrical permits, and construction documents

Manage a team of interns to develop, execute and complete project tasks.

Assist with intern and new employee onboarding and training.

Create and review shop drawings and designs for switchgear, transformers, reclosers and other major electrical equipment

Provide technical support to development, engineering, procurement, construction, and O&M departments for the entire life cycle of a project including development, permitting, construction, and asset management phases.

Develop proficiency in NEC and other applicable state and local codes.

Additional duties as assigned and/or directed.

70% working from home/ in Portland office and 30% field visits to job sites


Renewable energy




Electrical engineering

Project management

Scheduling coordinating

Cost forecasting

Grid integration

Grid modernization

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

-Technical engineers supporting grid integration on the utility side could be considered but renewable exp is highly preferred!

-Bachelors in Engineering required

-Ability to communicate with internal engineering/ project management teams and external clients is required

-Weekly pay, PTO & paid holidays, full benefits package, etc.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At Actalent, diversity and inclusion are a bridge towards the equity and success of our people. DE&I are embedded into our culture through:

+ Hiring diverse talent

+ Maintaining an inclusive environment through persistent self-reflection

+ Building a culture of care, engagement, and recognition with clear outcomes

+ Ensuring growth opportunities for our people

Actalent is an equal opportunity employer.

About Actalent

Actalent connects passion with purpose. We help visionary companies advance their engineering and science initiatives through access to specialized experts that drive scale, innovation, and speed to market. With a network of almost 30,000 engineering and sciences consultants and more than 4,500 clients across the U.S., Canada, Asia, and Europe, Actalent serves many of the Fortune 500. An operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions, Actalent launched as a new specialized engineering and sciences services and workforce solutions brand in 2021.

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Job Posting: JC248158408

Posted On: Sep 20, 2023

Updated On: Sep 28, 2023

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