Assist in Utility Scale PV and Energy Storage design in collaboration with the Manager, Development Design and Development Engineering Team. As a Solar Designer, you will be responsible for drafting design deliverables for Solar PV and Energy Storage projects. 

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Perform multiple iterations of CAD layouts of Utility Scale PV and Energy Storage Systems using PVcase.
  • Design electrical One-Line Diagrams for PV and Energy Storage. 
  • Design Utility Site Plans for PV and Energy Storage. 
  • Design Zoning Site Plans to include County specific requirements for permitting. 
  • Create Impedances Spreadsheets for PV and Energy Storage systems in Excel.
  • Design Impedance Single-Line Diagram in AutoCAD.
  • Incorporate surveys into CAD in later stages of project development. 
  • Take on-line classes or attend training to develop knowledge in renewable energy and design.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned. 

Required Education

  • At least a 2-year degree from a technical college in Engineering Design Graphics (Computer Aided Design).

Required Experience

  • 2 -5 years of job-related experience using AutoCAD. 
  • Experience using AutoCAD Civil 3D is nice to have. 
  • Understanding utility-scale solar projects and technologies, preferred.

Other Skills

  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously, meeting deadlines and delivering high-quality work within specified timeframes.
  • Adhere to organizational and industry-specific drafting standards and best practices.
  • Communicate effectively with team members to address design issues and modifications.
  • Strong understanding of drafting techniques, standards, and conventions.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Problem-solving and critical-thinking abilities.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft products such as: Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience utilizing Google Earth.

Physical Requirements

The Designer may be required to endure the following physical activities, environmental conditions, and physical demands:

  • Moving self in different positions to accomplish tasks in various environments including tight and confined spaces,
  • Remaining in a stationary position, often standing, or sitting for prolonged periods,
  • Moving about to accomplish tasks or moving from one worksite to another,
  • Adjusting or moving objects up to 20 pounds in all directions,
  • Communicating with others to exchange information,
  • Repeating motions that may include the wrists, hands and/or fingers, and
  • Assessing the accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of the work assigned.