***POSITION CAN BE REMOTE - WORK FROM HOME***
Job Title: Engineer (L1/L2/L3)
Reports To: Engineering Manager
FLSA Status: Exempt
SUMMARY: Design residential, commercial, and utility scale PV Systems utilizing remotely gathered survey data. Provide feedback to survey teams to obtain additional necessary data. Perform in person surveys as necessary for complex systems requiring On-Site Engineer Inspections. Create detailed instructions for installation crews to prevent installation errors. Provide technical sales support as necessary. Complete technical paperwork, design/cost analysis, demand/battery/consumption analysis, & interface with the balance of the engineering team on special projects.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (Items marked with * are essential job functions)
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups and/or boards of directors.
Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of word processing software, spreadsheet software, design software (CAD program), internet software, and project management software. Solar monitoring systems and SCADA systems as well as advanced networking with RS485, Modbus, and TCP IP are necessary. Helioscope, PVSyst, and other solar modeling software is also necessary along with drone/UAV flight planning and image processes/rendering. Aptitude in learning new computer systems necessary.
Previous experience with Slack, Zendesk, demand/battery modeling software, wind tunnel test modeling, and other related engineering items highly desirable.
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES:
Valid Driver's License
NABCEP Certified PV Installation Professional or Design Specialist Required, can obtain within 180 days of hire
OSHA 10 Required
FAA 107 License preferred
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND OTHER ABILITIES:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, stand, walk, sit, and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 70 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to have close, distance, and peripheral vision. Requirements also include the ability to percept depth, the ability to adjust focus and the ability to see color.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to work in high, precarious places and outdoor weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to work in wet or humid (non-weather) conditions and risk of electric shock. The employee will also be exposed to small spaces such as attics and crawl spaces. The employee is occasionally exposed to working near moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and vibrations. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $55,000.00 to $85,000.00 /hour