Development Engineer (NorCal)

Charging Infrastructure San Francisco, California Sacramento, Alaska Los Angeles, California San Jose, California San Diego, California


Position at EVgo

About EVgo

EVgo is the nation’s largest public fast charging network for electric vehicles, and the first to be powered by 100% renewable energy. With more than 850 fast charging locations, EVgo’s owned and operated charging network serves over 60 metropolitan areas across more than 30 states and more than 340,000 customers. Founded in 2010, EVgo leads the way on transportation electrification, partnering with automakers; fleet and rideshare operators; retail hosts such as hotels, shopping centers, gas stations and parking lot operators; and other stakeholders to deploy advanced charging technology to expand network availability and make it easier for drivers across the U.S. to enjoy the benefits of driving an EV. As a charging technology first mover, EVgo works closely with business and government leaders to accelerate the ubiquitous adoption of EVs by providing a reliable and convenient charging experience close to where drivers live, work and play, whether for a daily commute or a commercial fleet.

Position Summary:

EVgo is seeking a project-oriented engineer to design and manage EVgo charger builds in the development phase. Accountable for managing internal and external engineering resources, you will produce, deliver and provide development expertise in a deadline-oriented environment.  A strong partner for the Site Development efforts you will support all phases of site acquisition and building process, beginning with initial site evaluation, contract execution leading to streamlined construction permitting.  Overall, the Project Development Engineer delivers optimally designed sites incorporating constructability and safe operation. The ideal candidate would be located in Northern or Southern California.

  • Create development engineering deliverables such as project cost estimations, conceptual layout designs, and single-line diagrams.
  • Produce scope of work and track project deadlines and deliverables from engineering partners (e.g., site surveys, preliminary and permit package engineering).
  • Accountability for excellent quality control and code compliance on all design activities from proposal to detailed engineering.
  • Execute on standardized design and construction logistics approaches optimizing design.
  • Continuous process enhancements due to best practices and learning to enhance conceptual designs acknowledging technology or AHJ specific requirements for certain regions.
  • Ensure projects adhere to EVgo standards as much as possible as they pertain to new programs, technology selection, and regional requirements.
  • Pipeline Reporting and maintenance; provide conscientious reporting on multiple projects in the development engineering phase.
  • Track productivity metrics of work in progress for business diligence and expectations on deliverable lead times.
  • Participate in the review process for new technology evaluations for integration into current or future projects.
Required Skills and Experience
  • BS/ MS in Engineering, Electrical Engineering preferred, PE or EIT working towards PE preferred.
  • 2-5 years experience as a design engineer.
  • Strong CAD skills (AutoCAD, SketchUp, Google Earth) (portfolio requested).
  • Utility, Renewables (commercial solar, energy storage), High Voltage Engineering Industry Experience.
  • Understanding of distribution network and utility/ AHJ requirements.
  • Working knowledge of Salesforce or enterprise CRM systems.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal communication and management skills.
Employees are required to provide documentation of COVID 19 vaccination. 

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