Electrical Engineer 7(Remote Options)

at CDM Smith in Springdale, Arkansas, United States

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  • We are open to having this opening be based at any of our CDM Smith offices located in the United States. We are also considering partial or full remote schedules for this position. **

As a member of CDM Smith’s Infrastructure Service Group, the successful candidate is responsible for supporting the growth of CDM Smith’s electrification and renewable energy service offerings. This position calls for subject matter expertise and thought leadership around electrification, electric vehicles/fleet, electric vehicle charging infrastructure, and battery technologies, as well as expertise and knowledge of electrification and renewable energy technologies. The person is this role focuses on helping clients – Federal, state, regional, and local across all modes – define and execute clean transportation project opportunities. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in developing concepts, strategy, tactical processes, and be able to design and implement transportation electrification integration into changing grid operations and landscapes.

Critical to this role is a passion for, and experience in mobility, electric vehicles (EVs), and renewable energy. Our team sees a future for decarbonized mobility, and we work with our clients to achieve those goals.

Examples of specific work tasks will include:

The ideal candidate will:

1. Lead and direct the development of analysis, evaluation, design, and development of approaches and processes in support of electric vehicle fleet adoption by clients and customers.

2. Provide electrification and renewable energy advisory and design support services to clients nationwide (Federal, state, municipal, transit, school, and commercial customers), including business modeling, financial planning, planning for operations, advising on program development, design, and implementation, advising on market trends, and quantifying opportunities.

3. Have the ability to educate and provide intel to internal leaders and teams on new policies, funding opportunities for electrification.

4. Lead qualitative and quantitative analysis, including financial modeling, cost-benefit analyses, and evaluation of incentives.

5. Champion R&D initiatives related to green/electrification/renewable energy to support emerging trends and client needs.

6. Lead cross-functional and multi-disciplinary teams in developing and implementing complex strategic efforts.

7. Be both a seller and a doer, with the ability to help clients navigate new areas, while having a strong grasp on where we are going in the mobility space.

8. Working within a matrix structure, collaborate with other practices and initiatives across the firm, in order to advance this evolving discipline.

9. Collaborate with and mentor technical staff at varying levels.

10. Collaborate with researchers, academics, vendors, and other stakeholders, including industry peers, system integrators, technology experts, and clients, as well as end use customers.

Job Title:

Electrical Engineer 7(Remote Options)



Certification/License Requirements:

Professional Engineer

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Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Electronic Engineering, or Electrical Technology or related discipline. Professional engineering (PE) license. 12 years of related experience. Domestic and/or international travel may be required. The frequency of travel is contingent on specific duties, responsibilities, and the essential functions of the position, which may vary depending on workload and project demands.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Industry experience in the electric vehicle sector, with specific expertise in, but not limited to, fleet electrification strategy and/or implementation, charging stations, and hydrogen/fuel cells.

• Demonstrated passion for electric vehicles, climate mitigation, sustainability, and clean energy

• Strong knowledge of transportation electrification policies, funding opportunities, trends and the issues facing leaders in this space.

• Actively support the appropriate industry associations and be actively engaged on the appropriate committees that support them.

• Strong project delivery skills.

• Experience leading complex projects with large coalitions and/or stakeholders

• Excellent oral and written communication skills, with exceptional ability and experience in public speaking.

• Ability to communicate complex technical concepts to a cross-disciplinary audience.

• Experience in managing junior staff to deliver projects within expected timeframes

EEO Statement:

We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship status, genetics, protected veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

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Our employees are the heart of our company. As an employer of choice, our goal is to provide a challenging, progressive and inclusive work environment which fosters personal leadership, career growth and development for every employee. We value passionate individuals who challenge the norm, deliver world-class solutions and bring diverse perspectives. Join our team, and together we will make a difference and change the world.

Job Site Location:

United States – Nationwide

Agency Disclaimer:

All vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms. All unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team (RCT) will be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

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Visa Sponsorship Available:

No – We will not support sponsorship, i.e. H-1B or TN Visas for this position

Skills and Abilities:

Expert Knowledge of computer assisted design and drafting (CADD) 3D and 4D software and practices. Expert Knowledge of engineer principles of design. Expert Knowledge of Microsoft business software (excel, word, etc.). Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Expert knowledge of federal, state and local regulations.

U.S. Vaccine Status:

CDM Smith Inc. and its divisions and subsidiaries (hereafter collectively referred to as “CDM Smith”) are committed to your health and safety. CDM Smith and its employees

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Job Posting: JC216830351

Posted On: Jun 22, 2022

Updated On: Jul 12, 2022