Solar Design Engineer

Date Posted: March 6, 2024, 11 a.m.

Corporate Staffing Services

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

Conduct site assessments and gather relevant data, including solar irradiance, shading analysis, structural considerations, and electrical requirements, to inform the design process.

Receive leads from Sales Teams and other sales development personnel, gather relevant data on client requirements and prepare commercial and technical proposals in a timely and accurate manner.

Create Plans for Solar Energy Systems Development, Monitoring and evaluation activities.

Utilize computer-aided design (CAD) software and simulation tools to create detailed solar system layouts, including solar panel arrays, inverters, mounting structures, and electrical wiring diagrams.

Perform engineering calculations and simulations to optimize system performance, energy output, and cost-effectiveness while ensuring compliance with industry standards and regulations.

Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including sales, project management, and installation teams, to develop comprehensive project proposals and technical documentation.

Provide technical support and guidance throughout the project lifecycle, from initial design and planning stages to installation, commissioning, and post-project evaluation.

Stay updated on emerging technologies, industry trends, and best practices in solar energy systems design and engineering to drive innovation and continuous improvement.

Participate in customer meetings, presentations, and site visits to discuss project requirements, explain design concepts, and address technical inquiries and concerns.

Any other related duties as may be required from time to time.


Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Renewable Energy Engineering, or related field; Master’s degree is a plus.

Minimum of 5 years of experience in solar energy system design, engineering, or related field, preferably in a commercial or utility-scale setting.

Proficiency in computer-aided design (CAD) software, such as AutoCAD or equivalent, and simulation tools, such as PVsyst or Helioscope.

Strong understanding of solar photovoltaic (PV) technology, system components, electrical principles, and performance factors.

Familiarity with relevant industry standards, codes, and regulations, such as NEC, IEEE, and IEC, as well as local building codes and permitting requirements.

Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills, with a meticulous attention to detail and a focus on delivering high-quality solutions.

Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with internal teams, external stakeholders, and customers.

EPRA T3 License.

Professional Engineer (PE) license or Engineer-in-Training (EIT) certification is a plus.

Willingness to travel to project sites and customer locations as needed.

How To Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; kindly send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject to [email protected] or [email protected]

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