The Solar Design position is part of the engineering team and involves assisting engineers in producing complete solar PV system designs. On a technical level, the designer is largely responsible for drafting site layouts with CAD software, reviewing project field documentation, and assembling drawings and details pertinent to the PV system. The designer is also required to coordinate with the project engineer on all technical aspects of each project.
This can be an entry-level or junior-level position, and we will provide all necessary training to teach you all the aspects of working in PV and smart-grid industries. We're looking for results-oriented candidates with a passion for energy, and who are genuinely interested in long-term, sustainable growth for our country, environment, and economy.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
-Drafting of system designs using CAD
-Prompt response to emails and phone calls
-Multi-tasking many action items and under tight deadlines
Education or Desired License and Certificates:
-4-year college degree completed (engineering or science degree preferred, but not required)
-Familiarity with construction codes and standards a plus
-Professional Engineering or Architects’ License a plus, but not required
-Grid Alternatives / Volunteer or previous hands-on installation training a plus
-NABCEP certification a plus
Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
-Strong detail-orientation and proofreading skills; attention-to-detail is a must.
-Excellent organization skills with the ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced work environment.
-Superior communication skills both verbally and written with various corporate levels, both internally and externally
-Proficiency in MS Office: Excel, Word, PowerPoint
-Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently
-Ability to communicate complex systems with both technical and non-technical personnel (teaching experience a major plus)
-Time management skills and ability to manage large volumes of projects
-Knowledge of electrical design theory and concepts a plus
-Knowledge of mechanical design a plus
-Knowledge of residential and commercial construction a plus
Work Location and Status:
-No visa sponsorship