We have a great opportunity for a Lead Solar Design engineer. This individual will lead activities for program development and facilitate the technical design and evaluation of utility-scale solar projects from the owner’s perspective.
Manage detailed layout design
Evaluate project siting constraints, solar module, inverter, and racking technologies, BOP (balance of plant) considerations, and solar resource data to maximize project value.
Utilize performance modeling software to prepare energy production estimates and other production profile deliverable
Review technology and feasibility studies
Be a technical expert for project management team for all engineered solutions, and a resource to construction team.
Optimize layouts in order to maximize project value
Conduct site visits to support site evaluation, suitability, and due diligence efforts.
Participate in landowner meetings, community outreach events, and monthly construction meetings
Spearhead multiple team initiatives to support the continued growth of the project engineering team.
Mentor and train junior team members.
Assist the development team with federal, state, county, and local permitting efforts
Support the development and origination teams with the preparation of sales proposals
Interface with the Project Management and Operations teams leading up to and through project commercial operations.
Ensure timely and complete transfer of technical responsibilities.
Work with the project electrical engineering team to support electrical system design and compliance efforts Required Skills
Desired Skills and Expertise:
3-5+ years experience in the solar energy industry, preferably working with the design of new solar
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in engineering
Proficient with Microsoft Office products including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
Ability to multi-task and manage deliverables for multiple projects at a time
Excellent verbal, writing, and interpersonal skills
Desire to work in a dynamic environment alongside people with multiple interests and backgrounds Preferred Skills