Career Opening: Commercial Solar Design Engineer

By March 14, 2016CAREER

Commercial Solar Design Engineer

Job Summary:

SUNworks is seeking a candidate for our Solar Designer & Drafter position. Candidate must be able to interpret site audit information and/or conduct site audit for PV system design, create AutoCAD or comparable drawings for proposed systems, specify materials, and work with project managers. The PV system designer may assist in other project management duties as required.

Industry experience is highly desired.

Job Tasks (include but not limited to):

Analyze customer’s needs i.e. usage data, system size, conduct site survey as needed, design appropriate system. Work with other designers and project management team from initiation to completion of the project. Assist in RFP and RFQ process. Creating as-builts & assist with answering/managing code compliance issues. Create complete sets of drawings for roof-mounted, ground-mounted and /or shade structure solar projects based on site walk/survey and sketches.

Formal Education & Certification:

Prior solar industry experience preferred
Prior construction industry experience preferred
NAPCEP PV Installer certification preferred

Knowledge & Experience:

Must have extensive knowledge of multiple computer programs
(Preferably Microsoft Programs and AutoCAD)
Experience with solar power and construction industries strongly preferred
Outstanding technical translation skills
Strong knowledge of building codes, electrical theory, and construction practices
Prefer knowledge of NEC 690 design principles


DOE + benefits

Working Conditions

Physical work demands
Able to sit and work at a computer keyboard for extended periods of time
Able to stoop, kneel, bend at the waist and reach on a daily basis
Able to perform general office administrative activities: copying, filing, delivering, and using the telephone
Able to lift and move up to 25 pounds
Regular and on-time attendance
Total hours worked may regularly exceed 40 hours per week
Occasional travel by conventional means including aircraft or motor vehicle to regional offices and other locations may be required

-Have a valid DL
-Clean driving record (insurable)
-Reliable means of transportation
-Be able to work in US
-Be clean and presentable
-Be drug free

Application instructions:

1) A cover letter highlighting your relevant experience
2) Your resume & salary history
3) 3 professional references

Compensation: Competitive hourly wages with Benefits
Employment type: Full-time

Submit Your Resume for Consideration:

SUNworks is quickly growing as one of the premier solar companies throughout California. With over 30 years in the electrical industry we are continuously looking for hard working, qualified individuals with a strong work ethic and a passion for renewable energy.

As an industry leader we understand a core group of dedicated, passionate employees is vital to the success and growth of SUNworks. We are looking for individuals who take the approach of being the best at what they do. All our employees share SUNWorks’ vision and core values of delivering Quality, Performance, and Customer Service to each customer day.

If you are interested in creating a bright future within the solar industry please submit your resume below. We look forward to building a more sustainable future with you!

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