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Southern Company Project Development Engineer - Renewables Focus - Remote in Fully Remote•Durham, North Carolina

Project Development Engineer - Renewables Focus - Remote

Fully Remote•Durham, NC (



PowerSecure has an exciting opportunity for a Project Development Engineer - Renewables Focus to join our team as the technical resource contact for the Distributive Infrastructure (DI) sales team. Since this position is remote, your home base is negotiable!


  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related technical degree

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as an electrical consultant, application engineer or in related industry

  • Renewable Power Distribution Systems experience (Inverter based – Energy Storage & Solar)

  • Strong CAD and computer software skills are a must

  • Prior experience working with a sales team

  • Power system modeling (fault, coordination, arc flash) in SKM a plus

  • Experience with an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is a plus

The Project Development Engineer role includes pre-sale development of project engineering scope, costing, application, and client design intent. The engineer will also remain involved with the project post-sale in an engineering project manager role as part of the Project Team. The day-to-day activities for the Project Development Engineer would include (but not be limited to): establishing concept design drawings (one-lines/site plans); performing utility interconnection research and applications; managing engineering deliverables and responding to RFI(s); specifying purchased components; supporting sales in new customer opportunity meetings; and participating in project team meetings.

In addition to meeting the job requirements below, our ideal Project Development Engineer will possess strong interpersonal skills for both inward and outward facing project management and sales support.

About Us

PowerSecure, a Southern Company subsidiary, is a leading provider of innovative energy solutions to electric utilities and their industrial, institutional, and commercial customers.

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We invest in high-value and cost-effective benefits for our employees. Our benefits package for the Project Development Engineer includes:

  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage

  • Competitive pay and a matching 401 (k) plan

  • Vacation, Company Holidays, Paid Time Off

  • Flexible spending accounts/Health savings account

  • Wellness Incentive Programs

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement

PowerSecure is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

This position is not open to third party recruiters.


Operating Company: PowerSecure

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