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Electrical Engineer (High Voltage, Energy Consultant)

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Tesla Motors Fremont , CA 94537

Posted 4 months ago


The Role:

Tesla is seeking a motivated and accomplished Electrical Engineer for our facilities team who will be in charge of maintaining numerous high voltage substations. They will also be responsible for coming up with cost-saving strategies based around conserving energy consumption as well as applying advanced and diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices in the planning, organizing, executing and coordinating of institutional remodeling, renovation, new construction, equipment replacement projects


  • Develops construction documents and change proposals. Reviews and provides written comments on design plans and specifications prepared by others.

  • Provide engineering support to the Building System teams (High Voltage Power System, Vertical Conveyer) to establishes standards and specifications for installation, modification, quality control, testing, operation, inspection and maintenance of Emergency Power Supply System (EPSS) and high voltage electrical systems according to The Joint Commissioning standards, NFPA requirements, EPSS engineering principles and safety regulations.

  • Perform, manage and coordinate all the Electrical Short Circuit, Protective Device Coordination, Arc Flash project's studies within the buildings and reports and update SKM databases. Review each proposed Electrical Short Circuit, Protective Device Coordination, Arc Flash project studies in order to ensure proper management and implementation of coordinated activities

  • Establish a communication channel between Tesla's Facilities, Manufacturing Engineer on record and PMs in order to coordinate and track the studies, implementations and other affected electrical systems during the project's phases. Confirm the final studies and implementation plans to meet the current codes and Tesla requirements and prepare a final report that documents all observations and findings.

  • Visits construction sites to determine compliance with design intent, reporting discrepancies, errors and omissions and utilizes this input to update standards, processes and procedures.

  • Establishes standards and specifications for installation, modification, quality control, testing, operation, inspection and maintenance of Emergency Power Supply System (EPSS) and high voltage electrical systems according to The Joint Commissioning standards, NFPA requirements, EPSS engineering principles and safety regulations.

  • Provide technical and configuration support for the implementation and maintenance of specialty energy and utilities tracking and trending software.

  • Develop, maintain and publish energy and utilities trending through the use of sub-metering and energy dashboards. Develop plans for the ongoing maintenance and calibration of institution owned sub-metering.

  • Support the Manager of Energy and Utility Programs with the development of the annual utilities budget, building utilities consumption forecasts, monthly accrual reports and ongoing budget variance analysis.


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering. A PE Registered Professional Engineer (P.E.), State of California preferred, but not required.

  • Experience with high voltage distribution systems & controls, VFD's and energy saving electrical equipment.

  • Demonstrated experience in safe work practices, OSHA.

  • Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering or Management (Preferred)

  • Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment criminal screen. Additional pre-employment driving and drug screens may be required based on job responsibilities.

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