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Solar Engineer

  • Location: Madison, 53707
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 year ago

Are you a Solar Design Engineer looking for a stable position with a major utility, living & working in a city that consistently is ranked a "Top 10" place to live nationally? As a Solar Design Engineer with our client, you would get to do just that. You would support the Design Review / Engineering for their Solar Program. In addition, you would support their ambitious mission of producing "Net Zero" generation by 2050. 

Daily Responsibilities:

  • 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
  • Review technology and feasibility studies
  • Be a technical expert for project management 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 team initiatives
  • Assist local permitting efforts
  • Support preparation of sales proposals
  • Interface with the Project Management and Operations teams 

Preferred Experience

  • You have 3+ years experience in the solar energy industry, preferably working with the design of new solar and project experience
  • You must have knowledge of new construction and engineering technical review/support to execution
  • You have the ability to be technical lead design engineering
  • You have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in engineering

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