Senior Electrical Engineer, Infrastructure Programs


  • Full Time


Tesla is looking for a Senior Electrical Engineer to work on large scale ground-up Engineering-Procurement-Construction project that requires exceptional talent. The product portfolio is expanding with never-built-before production lines, and requirements demand cell production volume at a scale which was once thought to be impossible to reach. Our environment is fast-paced and incredibly exciting. Required commitment is that you bring in your passion for advancing energy sustainability, your desire to work on difficult problems pushing the limits, your willingness to value team success beyond your own, and your unwavering positive attitude towards sustained hard work. The position is located in Sparks, NV.

In this role, you will be asked to be the primary electrical engineering lead for the design and engineering efforts to support construction of infrastructure development, from concept level to production.


· Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or the equivalent and the evidence of exceptional ability.

· Minimum 10 years of experience in electrical distribution systems design up to 480VAC.

· Competency in the following software tools: Bluebeam, AutoCAD, Revit, BIM 360, Navisworks.

· Ability to work in REVIT required. Ability to complete electrical circuiting, coordinate and route, work in work sets, and create families in Revit

· Solid understanding of the NFPA 70 (NEC) and 70E as well as its practical applications

· Skilled in detailed design of complete Low Voltage power distribution systems including switchgears, substations, panelboards, circuit breakers and interconnecting wires.

· Ability to complete short circuit analysis and AC Load studies – Proficient with SKM Power Tools.

· Ability to interface and collaborate with engineers from multiple disciplines.

· Ability to multi-task, prioritize and complete work in an extremely fast-paced environment.

· A good understanding about the constraints on physical placement and routing of electrical components such as conduit, cable tray and electrical equipment

· Ability to obtain PE or EIT certification and be registered in any State.

· Medium Voltage (35kV, 25kV, 12kV) system design experience an asset.

· Construction coordination experience an asset.

Preferred Qualifications

· High voltage (120kV) power distribution, site feeder systems analysis