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Solar Project Design Engineer

Solar Project Design Engineer

  • Location

    United States of America

  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy & Infrastructure

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  • Contact:

    Sydney Schaum

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

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  • Consultant:

    Sydney Schaum

Solar Project Design Engineer


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate all system design for a project engineering activities for civil, electrical, and structural engineering on assigned projects
  • Create or verify preliminary site layouts , equipment locations and single line diagrams
  • 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
  • Assist with managing project financials to ensure budget attainment
  • Ensure plan sets are compliant with permitting officials, utility interconnection plans and jurisdictional requirements
  • Support project management and development staff
  • PV Syst production simulations
  • Review prime contracts, requests for proposals and development opportunities



  • 2 years of solar design or engineering (minimum)
  • Bachelor’s degree, Master’s (preferred)
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, including process new information quickly
  • Experience deciphering technical instructions
  • Communication skills
  • Detail orientated
  • Ability to work on a team
  • Customer facing skills
  • Experience with excel spreadsheets
  • Excellent written / verbal communication.
  • Entry Level CAD, Sketch Up, Google Earth or comparable programs
  • 2 year of Direct PV experience (minimum)
  • Problem solving skills
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Pre-employment drug screen & criminal background check (pass)