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Fulfilling Careers

Our vision is to create a work-life balance by developing a streamlined and innovative workplace to maintain our reputation for being industry leaders. Whether you’re an energy veteran or beginning your career, ZGlobal offers you the opportunity to develop and advance your career by working alongside like-minded people.

Electrical Engineer

ZGlobal, Inc. seeks an Electrical Engineer. Job site is located at: 604 Sutter Street, Suite 250, Folsom, CA 95630. The position requires bachelor’s degree (or foreign equivalent) in Engineering or a related field, and Professional Electrical Engineering License.


Job Duties:                

Under the direction of the Executive Director, Engineering, the Electrical Engineer researches, analyzes and supports data for generation and transmission projects; Perform electrical engineering root cause analysis for electrical issues, conduct experimental tests, evaluates results to formulate and implement solutions to issues under direct supervision of the lead engineer; Participate and assist in the encapsulation of solar panels for stratospheric application; Assist in the production of preliminary designs and testing of electrical power equipment; and assist in the preparation of technical reports, documentation, correspondence, calculations and diagrams. Specific duties include:


  • Model electric power generators, transformers, transmission and distribution system components (PSLF); conduct fatal flaw and feasibility analysis for proposed energy sites;

  • Perform contingency analysis using PSLF contingency processor, accurately identify and describe a POI w/ respect to project location, electric operational diagrams, and PSLF base cases;

  • Able to differentiate and compare PSLF base cases of transmission planning, generation interconnection and WECC base cases; proficient in the development of “draw” files for project documentation; PSLF coding skills (EPCL and Dynamics);

  • Perform short circuit and stability studies for optimal generation placement.

  • Calculate energy production of a solar plant using NREL’s PVWatts program; provide equipment cost estimates for transmission and distribution projects;

  • Produce preliminary designs of electrical power equipment (SLD’s);

  • Knowledgeable in CAISO transmission planning standards, CAISO/IOU generation interconnection processes; fill out interconnection applications.

  • Review and assess utility and CAISO impact studies on the distribution and transmission system (12kv to 500kV) for new energy generation resources interconnecting to transmission and distribution infrastructure;

  • Participate in the technical analysis and support in the System Impact and Facility interconnection studies;

  • Provide a broad picture view of the energy infrastructure including SCADA, communication, interconnections requirements, cost estimating, implementation planning and scheduling and project management;

  • Involved in the development of long lead items (transformers, circuit breakers); contact different manufacturers to obtain lead times and pricing for long lead items; coordinate approval of long lead equipment with utilities; coordinate and track time sensitive communications; and

  • Prepare proposal; fatal flaw and feasibility assessments; system impact studies; proficient in the use of AutoCAD for SLDs and site maps; Site assessment/site visit; permitting.

Working Conditions:

  • Work is generally performed in an office environment

  • Frequently sits at a desk and in meetings for long periods of time

  • Some travel required and expected to work as required to accommodate the needs of the Company

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.




Melissa Vaa

ZGlobal Inc.

604 Sutter Street, Suite 250, Folsom, CA 95630

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