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Solar Engineering Manager

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    $120,000 - $160,000

  • Contact:

    Imogen Pope

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    713 999 8011

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

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RO Energy is working with a full service developer who focus on making Distributed Generation accessible. This is an established company with almost 20 years in the market executing hundreds of solar projects. They are looking for a Solar Engineering Manager to lead a team of solar engineers.

You would be working for one of the fastest growing private companies in America. Reporting directly to the Director of Commercial Construction.

The Solar Engineering Manager will have oversight of large scale distributed generation solar PV projects.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities for Solar Engineering Manager

Our client seeks an innovative and motivated individual that will have responsibilities during the construction process. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manage a team of engineers performing project support and engineering design and oversight work.

  • Work with appropriate electric utilities to prepare and process interconnection paperwork; provide technical support and management of the interconnection process.

  • Review l technical drawings, specifications of PV systems to ensure that installation and operations conform to standards and customer requirements.

  • Work with vendors to obtain and assess bids for major equipment such as PV system racking, transformers, and MV switchgear.

  • Review and markup necessary deliverables such as complete system designs, single line diagrams, equipment or material specifications, engineering validation, 3-D renderings, interconnection policy and electric tariff analysis, and energy production estimates.

  • Perform detailed energy production modelling calculations, string sizing, PV array to inverter matching, voltage drop, as well as orientation and inter-row spacing analysis.

Qualifications for Solar Engineering Manager role

  • Bachelor’s Degree of Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related discipline.

  • Minimum 7 years of solar PV project and team leadership experience.

  • Working knowledge of the National Electrical Code (NEC).

  • Strong knowledge of electrical power systems and PV design, including plant layout and performance modelling, modules, inverters, racking, and DC/AC collection systems.

  • Strong skills in solar project optimization for performance, cost, and constructability.

  • Must be able to travel to project/client sites as required approximately 5-10%.