Viridium Associates

Senior PV Design Engineer

Job Summary

Company:

Viridium Associates

Category:

Engineering

Type:

Employee

Status:

Full Time

Relocation:

None

Industry:

Solar Photovoltaic

Close Date:

11/30/12

Compensation:

Hours:

Not Applicable

Location:

Connecticut

Address To:

Katie Astin

Description

 

My client is a global leading EPC in the Solar Industry. 
 
Position Overview: 
The Company is looking for motivated individuals with senior PV design and installation experience. Technical experience with a business-oriented mindset will be the most successful candidate. The ability to coordinate labour forces and work with utilities is a must. 
 
Responsibilities:-
- Provide pre-sales support to evaluate project feasibility and develop preliminary designs to support sales efforts and project bids.
- Develop electrical and structural designs for large scale solar electric systems meeting all national/state/local codes and customer defined requirements.
- Identify, prioritize, schedule project/design initiatives; drive execution of activities.
- Coordinate bill of materials development and supplier recommendations.
- Coordinate and validate required technical documents (electrical, structural, site plan drawings and related documents)
- Identify, evaluate, and direct the technical activities of project specific sub-contractors and consultants.
- Provide technical input and establish procedures in development of site permitting and interconnection requirements. 
- Evaluate project results and performance to implement internal continuous improvement measures.
- Prepare monthly reports and timely written communication on design/project activities.
 
Education:-
- Degree in Engineering of any discipline. 
- Masters Degree in solar related Engineering discipline is an added bonus but is not necessary. 
 
Core Requirements:-
- Electrician and/or BS in solar related Engineering discipline 
- Google Sketchup, AutoCAD and single/three line drawing experience 
- Strong computer skills (MS Office, CRM software, small networking) 
- Up to date with current technology trends in PV industry 
- Experience in project management 
- Motivated to learn new skill sets and expand knowledge base 
- Willingness to travel nationally and internationally 
 
General Requirements:-
- Professional Engineer (capability to stamp electrical/mechanical drawings) 
- SEI trained 
- NABCEP certified