Technical Lead Onshore GIS Substation [Remote]

Job Posted 8/23/2023
EDF Renewables North America
Any City, MD
United States
Job Description

Technical Lead Onshore GIS Substation [Remote]





Position Type


Pay Range

$126,600 - $211,000 Annually

Scope of Position

The Technical Lead Onshore GIS Substation is responsible for the onshore substation technical works for Atlantic Shores’ 1,510 MW Project 1. All engineering and other technical related tasks associated with implementing the onshore GIS substations from concept to Installation and pre-commissioning. 


 Technical Leadership 

  • Serves as subject matter expert on onshore substation and support mentoring for other electrical engineers
  • In collaboration with the Package lead coordinates work deliverables and priorities for the engineers within the project team
  • Lead engineering assurance for the package, including presenting to management on project progress and ahead of decision gates

Engineering work 

  • Lead the electrical engineering work for onshore substation from FEED to detailed design up to the installation and commissioning of the project
  • Provide design guidance and technical verification of the onshore substation package design, including definition of employer’s requirements and technical specifications, guidance inputs for the design, fabrication, transportation, installation, and commissioning phases
  • Keeps safety as first and foremost priority on projects design, contracting and execution
  • Ensure that the team's requirements and specifications meet industry standards while being forward thinking and innovative
  • Ensure that quality processes are controlled and respected for the onshore substation package
  • Coordinate technical support for projects services, including scheduling, risk management and costs estimates
  • Collaborate with the development team in all phases of projects, to ensure that they develop competitive and optimal projects, including during the BOEM process and other federal, state, and municipal permits and stakeholders’ engagement
  • Collaborate with the commercial team, including support for tendering and execution of RFI, RFP and preparation of proposals
  • Responsible for technical aspects of contract negotiating, drafting and review, technical documents or technical and financial proposals
  • Responsible for identification and definition of interface responsibility matrix related to the cable packages

Other duties as assigned



  • Minimum 10 years of relevant work experience 
  • Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering or related field  
  • Knowledge of offshore wind energy production, demonstrated experience in onshore substation engineering, design, installation and commissioning


  • Good analytical skills 
  • Team leadership 
  • Creative and innovative 
  • Excellent communication skills to convey technical concepts to business and technical personnel  
  • A high degree of organizational skills and ability to build knowledge and plans through investigation and outreach  

Physical Requirements:  

  • Ability to travel for 3-5 days at a time to coordinate with technical teams, perform site visits, attend conferences, or meet with partners as needed. Comfortable boarding vessels to visit offshore projects

 Working Conditions:  

During development phase of the project, about 85% of time is spent in the office environment, utilizing computers (frequent use of various Microsoft software/programs), phones, and general office equipment. Approximately 15% of the time is spent in the field nationally and internationally, visiting potential and existing projects, manufacturing yards, vendors and suppliers, and meeting with project team members. During construction, site visit will be adjusted as needed to support the project needs. 


Reasonable Accommodations: 

Reasonable accommodations may be provided by Atlantic Shores to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. 


Pay Range: $126,600 - $211,000 Annually