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Lead Solar Engineer (REMOTE)

Lead Solar Engineer (REMOTE)

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    Renewable Energy & Infrastructure

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    Carlos Aviles

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  • Published:

    4 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Carlos Aviles

Are you interested in a new and exciting opportunity in the renewable industry?

The Green Recruitment Company is currently hiring an experienced and talented Project Engineer with an extensive understanding of electrical design and construction of utility scale soar projects.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate multi-disciplinary engineering activities as needed for photovoltaic facility design including civil, low voltage electrical, medium voltage electrical, battery storage and structural engineering on assigned projects.

  • Activities include contracting, schedule management, design set review and implementation with third party engineers.

  • Create preliminary site layouts including racking structures, equipment locations and single line diagrams.

  • Create energy production models including shading scenes that account for topography.

  • Ensure plan sets are compliant with permitting officials, utility interconnection plans and jurisdictional requirements.

  • Visit projects during active construction to ensure installation conforms to design standards and update IFC sets with as built details.

  • Procurement management, including equipment selection in accordance with electrical design parameters, vendor negotiation, and preliminary logistics management.

  • Work closely with customers to ensure system design and project delivery meets expectations.

  • Review prime contracts, requests for proposals and development opportunities.


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in electrical engineering is required, however, a Master’s Degree is preferred.

  • Three years’ experience in solar design, electrical engineering, or similar field.

  • Energy production modeling in PVSyst.

  • CAD, SketchUp and associated programs.

  • Experience with equipment selection and procurement. Direct experience with single access tracker racking is preferred.

  • Organize critical path items from project inception through to commercial operation.

  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment, including processing latest information quickly..

  • Ability to pass pre-employment drug screen & criminal background check.


  • A home office as the primary work location.

  • Preference is given to candidates in the Southeast region.

  • Light travel may be required.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Travel considerations include per diem, travel reimbursement or company vehicle.

  • Salary commensurate with experience.

  • Laptop including design software.

  • Cell phone reimbursement.

  • Medical, dental, vision, HAS and life coverage with employer contribution.