Solar PV Design Engineer

Phoenix, AZ
Apr 05, 2017
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Businesses & Consultants
Institution Type
Outside Academe

Job Description

Please NO 3rd parties and NO visas needing sponsorship.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

• Develop design calculations, cost estimates, drawings and specifications for various site locations and plant configurations

• Perform plant simulations to arrive at an optimized design

• Gather relevant site and utility information required for site evaluation and selection

• Prepare proposal submittal documents and deliverables, address RFIs and submittals

• Coordinate and assist clients, landowners, AHJs, HV contractors and utilities in order to secure permitting, power purchase and interconnection agreements, and to ensure compliance with all applicable codes and standards

• Generate drawings using 2D and 3D CAD and/or Helios3D

• Attend site visits, pre-bid meetings, client meetings and conferences may be required

• Ability to lift a minimum of 25 pounds

• Some travel may be required

• Face to face interaction is required

Candidate Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Electrical strongly preferred, but willing to consider Mechanical or related Engineering field. PE license preferred, but not mandatory.

• Minimum of 3 years of design experience in commercial or utility-scale PV design.

• Knowledge of applicable design codes & standards and accepted industry practices

• Up-to-date knowledge of major vendor equipment offerings, features and pricing trends

• Working proficiency in PV simulation software (PVsyst strongly preferred)

• Working proficiency with MS Office Excel, Word, and Project.

• 2 years immersive proficiency with 2D AutoCAD (Helios3D a plus)

Knowledge of medium-voltage substations and high voltage substation and transmission line design is highly preferred.

Skills and Abilities:

• Excellent time management, able to thrive in a deadline-driven environment

• Strong verbal/written communication skills (primarily English, Spanish a plus)

• Polished customer service skills

• Positive, solution-oriented attitude. Must be able to adapt to rapid changes in scope and design

• Self-driven, highly-organized and able to balance long and short term goals

• Able to manage multiple tasks and/or projects

Phoenix, AZ


Tue, 4 Apr 2017 12:58:06 PDT