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Solar Design Engineer

Company: N/A

Location: Feasterville-Trevose, PA

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Name: Shahiea Preston
Phone: 215-322-8700
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Job Description

We are hiring for a Direct Hire position in  Levittown, Pa


1.      Performs lead designer and engineering duties (both DC and AC power)to determine detailed design elements of assigned solar projects.

2.      Determines and specifies 208 and 480 volt electrical services, transformers, metering equipment, cable, conduit, switchboards, panel-boards, load centers, and over-current protection type systems.

3.      Designs and communicates to the design team relevant local code including utility networks that are relevant to the project location.

4.      Works independently and effectively with project managers, clients, consulting engineers, design, and technical personnel as well as manufacturing partners to design cost effective solutions and coordinates activities with registered Electrical and Structural Engineer consultants.

5.      Expands theories to find creative low cost solutions within the confines of the code

6.      Substantiates code interpretations and mathematically prove design concepts.

7.      Performs load calculations in medium voltage systems of 4160V to 26kV (not necessary but helpful).

8.      Communicates design concepts and leads meetings between clients, project engineers, code officials and third party consultants

9.      Collaborates with the team Project Developers to determine cost estimation of designs

10.  Drives the understanding and coordination of  interconnection communications with utilities

11.  Managing design schedules and assists in the creation of accurate construction documents in coordination with the Project Operations team

12. Manages additional designers as needed and works in a mentorship role with less experienced team members 

Job Requirements



  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical or mechanical engineering.  

  • Five years or more experience in detailed design, and implementation of solar projects.  

  • Experienced in performing solar modeling is necessary. (Example: PV Watts, PV Syst solar modeling software) 

  • CEM Certification or equivalent necessary. Function-specific licenses or certifications preferred (e.g., Professional Engineering license for engineering-related roles, etc. 

  • Demonstrated subject matter expert (SME) in solar power is necessary. 

  • Possess strong analytical capabilities and ability to manage tasks associated with development of projects.  

  • Fully competent in analysis and assessment of complete solar system.  

  • Demonstrated ability to drive for results, and focus on the customer & acts ethically.  

  • Has demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills and is comfortable working in internal and external customer-facing situations.  

  • Solid computer skills, including an understanding of MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint,  MS Project, and Solutions Architect.  

  • Demonstrated ability to build and manage cost loaded schedules. 

  • Ability to travel approximately 25%.

If you are interested please feel free to email your resume with salary requirements and call 215-322-8700!