Design Engineer

Requisition ID:  23878

Houston, US, 77056

What You Can Expect

As the Electrical Designer is responsible for creating electrical diagrams and site layouts for Electrical Energy Storage Systems utilizing lithium-ion battery technology, based on requirements established by the business team, internal guidelines, and energy industry standards including national fire protection association (NFPA855), national electric safety code (NESC), UL9540/UL9540A. The position requires experience with utility-scale energy storage design as well as the ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment while communicating effectively.


Every day you work with business developers and subject matter experts to develop the design documents and drawings for Electrical Energy Storage Systems connected to high voltage utility grid, to be used in project permit applications and engineering procurement construction (EPC) sourcing


  • Develop site layouts for Electrical Substations and Battery Energy Storage facilities
  • Create Electrical Diagrams for medium voltage and low voltage power networks and communication systems
  • Review EPC drawings and provide constructive feedback


What You’ll Bring

  • Associate’s Degree in Drafting/Design or Engineering Technology; or related field
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience in electrical installations design utilizing AutoCAD; other CAD will be considered
  • Proficient in AutoCAD and SketchUp
  • Experience in utility-scale AC and DC coupled energy storage power plants
  • Experience with medium voltage AC collection and HV substation designs
  • Ability to read and interpret construction plans and specifications
  • Ability to read and interpret substation design drawings and electrical power, communication and protection diagrams
  • Detailed oriented and good independent functioning and decision-making skills



Additional Details

  • This role is eligible for our hybrid work policy
  • Must be willing and able to comply with all ENGIE ethics and safety policies 



Salary Range: $62,400 – $90,505 USD annually


This represents the average expected pay range for a qualified candidate.

Actual offered salary may depend on geography, experience, industry knowledge, education, internal pay alignment, or other bona fide factors.


ENGIE complies with all federal, state, and local minimum wage laws. Actual salary offered may vary depending on geography, experience, education, internal pay alignment, or other bona fide factors. 


In addition to base pay, this position is eligible for a competitive bonus / incentive plan.


Your Talent Acquisition Partner can share more specific information regarding the benefits or the salary for the position based on the work location


At ENGIE, we take your well-being seriously. Our comprehensive benefits package includes options for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, employer-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance, ESPP, generous paid time off including wellness days, holidays and leave programs. We also help you plan for retirement by offering a 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with a company match.  But that's not all – we're dedicated to the health and happiness of your entire family, offering supplemental benefits for full time employees that enhance emotional and physical well-being through all stages of life from family forming to caregiver benefits. Explore our benefits package to see how we can support you. Learn more.



ENGIE North America isn’t just participating in the Zero-Carbon Transition, we’re leading it!  Join us as we develop energy that is renewable, efficient, and accessible to everyone.  


At ENGIE, our goal is to support, promote, and thrive on diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We do so for the benefit of our employees, customers, products and services, and community.  ENGIE is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace, and we are firmly committed to creating an equitable and inclusive environment for all employees.


We are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.


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We value internal mobility and will offer sponsorship for this role to internal candidates only.


The safety of our employees is our number one priority. All employees at ENGIE have both a duty and the authority to STOP WORK if unsafe acts are observed. 

Business Unit:  GBU Flexible Gen & Retail
Division:  Flexible Gen & Retail NORTHAM - FlexGen Support
Legal Entity:  ENGIE North America Inc.
Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full - Time
Professional Experience:  Skilled ( >3 experience <15 years)
Education Level:  Other

Nearest Major Market: Houston