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Senior Design Engineer

  • Location:

    United States of America

  • Sector:


  • Salary:

    $70,000 - $100,000 (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Matt Brown

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    713 609 9344

  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Expiry date:


​​Play an integral and active role in acquiring new business and executing in-house projects!

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop detailed layouts and electrical design packages for solar PV systems that meet all contractual, code, and permitting requirements.

  • Provide value engineering solutions during development, proposal, pre-construction, and construction phases.

  • Coordinate with civil and structural engineering firms to obtain detailed civil and structural design packages from third party vendors/firms that meet all contractual and permitting requirements.

  • Develop single-line and three-line diagrams with required electrical details for solar PV systems in accordance with NEC, IEEE, NESC, utility interconnection tariffs and requirements, and local AHJ as necessary.

  • Lead the project interconnection approval process as the primary point of contact with the interconnecting utilities from the application process through final design approval.

  • Attend meetings with clients, State and local permitting authorities, subcontractors, and vendors regarding engineering and technical issues related to the solar PV system.

  • Coordinate and obtain SCADA designs for solar PV systems from third party monitoring companies.

  • Develop technical specifications and scopes of work for engineering firms and contractors.

  • Strong working knowledge in single phase and three phase low and medium voltage power distribution equipment selection and specification.

  • Strong working knowledge in performing power system protection and coordination studies.

  • Experience in power distribution equipment acceptance testing activities involving control system checks, protective devices and schemes, grounding systems, regulators, electrical transformers, circuit breakers.

  • Experience with technical specification writing on general power equipment and engineering design.

  • Coordinate electrical integration and interconnection of energy storage systems.

  • Mentor and train team members on project design, interconnection and energy modelling.

  • Potential to lead the project pre-sales design and coordination process.


  • A 4-year degree in Engineering (Electrical or Mechanical preferred).

  • 8 or more years solar PV design, design/build, or EPC field.

  • Experience in electrical interconnection design & coordination (LV & MV).

  • Experience in high voltage design & coordination is an advantage.

  • Experience in project and team management is preferred.

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD , PVSYST.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, BuilderTrend.

  • NABCEP Certified PV Installation Professional is an advantage.

  • EIT or PE License is an advantage.

  • Proficiency in ETAP and or SKM power system analysis software is an advantage.

  • All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment must take a pre-employment drug test and receive a negative result as a condition of hire.