Solar Energy Project Engineer

Solar Energy Project Engineer

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    Renewable Energy & Infrastructure

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    Carlos Aviles

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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  • Consultant:

    Carlos Aviles

We are currently hiring for an experienced and talented Solar Project Engineer. An extensive understanding of electrical design and construction is essential. Candidates should bring a sense of enthusiasm for solar energy as well as a desire to be intimately involved with the business operation of start to finish 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. • Ensure plan sets are compliant with permitting officials, utility interconnection plans and jurisdictional requirements • Conduct preliminary site assessment visits.
  • Visit projects during active construction to ensure installation conforms to design standards.
  • Procurement management including equipment selection in accordance with electrical design parameters, vendor negotiation, preliminary logistics management.
  • Work closely with customers to ensure system design and project delivery meets expectations.


  • Master’s degree in electrical engineering or comparable field.
  • Three years’ experience in solar design, electrical engineering or similar field.
  • Energy production modeling in PVSyst.
  • CAD, Sketch Up and associated programs.
  • Exposure to field engineering preferred.
  • Experience with equipment selection, procurement.
  • Organize critical path items from project inception through to commercial operation