Project Development Engineer

Engineering and Construction Los Angeles, California San Francisco, California


About EVgo 

EVgo is the nation’s largest public fast charging network for electric vehicles, with more than 800 fast charging locations in 66 markets in 34 states. Powered by 100% renewable energy. EVgo serves more than 200,000 customers nationwide.

EVgo fast chargers are compatible with all fast charge capable EV models currently on the market, including Tesla Models S/X/3 with a CHAdeMO adapter EVgo has the best operating record in the industry – more than 98% uptime – and consistently earns top consumer scores on PlugShare. 

Founded in 2010, EVgo partners with retail hosts, hotels, shopping centers, gas stations parking lot operators, and other stakeholders to make it easier to fast charge your EV close to where you live, work and play.

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.

  • 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.
  • 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.

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