Electrical Engineer – EV Charging

Posted Date 1 month ago(1/6/2023 2:51 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
US-MN-Saint Paul
Regular Full-Time


NV5 is a provider of engineering and consulting services to public and private sector clients, delivering solutions through six business verticals: Testing, Inspection & Consulting; Infrastructure; Utility Services; Environmental Health Sciences; Buildings & Program Management; and Geospatial Technology. With offices nationwide and abroad, NV5 helps clients plan, design, build, test, certify, and operate projects that improve the communities where we live and work.


As engineers, architects, construction/program managers, environmental professionals and beyond, we play a significant role in shaping our communities through the services we provide. We are looking for passionate, driven individuals to join our team focused on Delivering Solutions and Improving Lives.


The EV Charging Electrical Engineer will be a lead design engineer for new and ongoing EV charging projects. This role requires the ability to support multiple projects simultaneously. Additionally, this role requires excellent written and interpersonal communication skills and the ability to problem solve. Role includes working in small project teams to provide exceptional customer service and quality in deliverables to our clients.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities (including, but not limited to):

  • Prepare construction drawings, documents, calculations, and studies for EV Charging Projects.
  • Responsible for technical delivery of engineering projects or tasks.
  • You will prepare calculations, studies, and reports for projects meeting internal and client standards and requirements.
  • Apply engineering design principles and practices including formulas.
  • Work with small project teams to execute EV Charging Projects.
  • Be self-motivated and focused on meeting client expectations and do what needs to be done to get the job completed.
  • Work together effectively with other highly productive team members.
  • Responsible for providing weekly updates to Sr. team leaders and/or project managers on milestone progress, estimated completion dates including percent completion of activities and supporting information to monitor project progress.
  • Able to fulfill assignments that require independent judgment and evaluation.
  • Travel to client sites as needed (approximately 10% travel is anticipated)


  • Three (3) to ten (10) years of experience in the EV Charging Industry.
  • Ability to interpret and apply codes and standards including NEC, IEEE, IEC, NESC, and client standards.
  • Ability to prioritize work and manage multiple assignments under budget and time constraints.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with the ability to work and communicate effectively with team members, clients and management teams across different geographical locations and time zones. Strong analytical, problem solving, and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated technical writing and reporting skills.
  • Experience performing Quality Assurance (QA) checks on designs performed by other professionals.
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications.
  • Experience with power system calculations (e.g., AC panel sizing, Voltage Drop, Cable Sizing, Conduit Fill)
  • Capable of developing detailed construction documents and drawings based on concepts, verbal direction and/or sketches preferred.

Valued but not required skills and experience:

  • Experience with renewables, storage, and microgrids
  • Substation experience
  • Experience with power flow/short circuit software such as SKM PowerTools
  • Experience interfacing and coordinating with electric utilities
  • Consulting experience


  • Degree Required: 4 year ABET accredited BSEE or equivalent
  • Certifications/Licenses:


  • Professional Engineer (or ability to become licensed within one calendar year)


NV5 offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, PTO, 401(k) and professional development/advancement opportunities.


NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


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