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ENGIE North America Civil Engineer I (Temp) (3862) in Chicago, Illinois

As a Civil Design Engineer for ENGIE North America (ENA), you will work within the Distributed Renewables’ Engineering & Project Delivery team and be responsible for all non-electrical aspects of design and site layouts for ground-mounted solar PV installations throughout the USA. Your work will be provided to installation contractors, geotechnical firms, permitting authorities, clients, and system owners as part of the complete design of the solar photovoltaic systems. You will collaborate with various departments on requests to develop, design, and optimize the projects. The contracted work term will be for the following timeframe: June 2021 through December 2021, 40 (forty) hours per week. What you’ll do: * Evaluate potential project locations for site suitability, geology, hydrology, topography, and other relevant characteristics to inform PV System Design. * Potential travel to perform site assessments and due diligence field work throughout the USA in support of project bids, environmental studies, surveying, and construction activities. * Support Sales and Project Development Departments by sizing potential customer sites using satellite imagery, publicly available land data, and PV system design experience. * Design PV system including selecting racking/mounting equipment, designing access roads, drainage plans, performing relevant calculations, erosion prevention, and other tasks throughout the design and construction process. * Assemble system drawing sets in AutoCAD for purposes of bidding, permitting, and construction in accordance with ENGIE’s design standards and methodology. * Prepare and/or evaluate technical specifications for foundation designs and construction site plans from contractors; Assist Supply Chain department in running RFPs and managing installation, civil, and geotechnical sub-contractors. * Document completed installations for client as-built drawings for purposes of operations and maintenance. * Remain up-to-date on new technologies and regulatory conditions including building codes, fire codes, utility requirements, vendor qualifications, industry best practices, safety standards, and relevant standards development. What you bring: * Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering degree completed prior to start date from ABET-accredited university or comparable technical knowledge through demonstrated work experience with a solid understanding of civil site design, land development, and construction operations. * No minimum experience requirement, yet 1-2 years’ experience in a similar position, designing civil land development projects and producing construction drawing sets and documentation, ideally in a power systems industry, is preferred * Experience with Adobe and Office suite * Proficiency in design tools such as AutoCAD is required * Flexible attitude and technically proficient * Creative thinker, first-rate problem solver * Takes ownership of projects * Shares engineering knowledge * Self-motivated with the ability to work well within a team environment * Must hold a valid driver’s license Why ENGIE? ENGIE North America isn’t just participating in the Zero-Carbon Transition, we’re leading it! Join us as we develop energy that is more renewable, more efficient and more accessible to everyone. Unite with us in leading the transformation of the world of energy! ENGIE is looking for talented and motivated individuals to create the future of energy and customer solutions. Join a rewarding and flexible work environment that encourages innovation and creativity to help customers meet their energy challenges today and in the future. Are you up for the challenge? At ENGIE, our goal is to support, promote, and thrive on diversity, equity, and inclusion. We do so for the benefit of our employees, customers, products and services, and community. So ENGIE is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is also an affirmative action employer. We are firmly committed to creating an equitable and inclusive environment for all employees. We are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at ENGIE are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. ENGIE is committed to providing equal employment opportunity regardless of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, civil union, or domestic partnership status, military service or veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition, genetic information, or any other legally protected category (referred to as “protected characteristics”) as defined by applicable federal, state or local law in the locations where we operate. If you need assistance with this application or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us Please note: This email address is reserved for individuals with disabilities in need of assistance and is not a means of inquiry regarding positions or application status. Job: Engineering / Projects* *Organization: ENA Renewables *Title: *Civil Engineer I (Temp) (3862) Location: Illinois-Chicago Requisition ID: OPE00000571